Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 332 344
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 57 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.82% 3.63% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 16
North West median annual salary £62,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.52% +10.00% +23.97%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,125 £26,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +21.43%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 980 855 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.47% 6.91% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 761 675 681
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in the North West.

Salary trend for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +19 45 £62,500 +67.79% 3
Manchester -35 10 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Cumbria +4 1 £75,000 +42.86%
Lancashire +3 1 £19,000 -45.71%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
4 30 (52.63%) C#
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 30 (52.63%) .NET
4 30 (52.63%) OO
4 30 (52.63%) MSMQ
4 30 (52.63%) MVC
4 30 (52.63%) RESTful
4 30 (52.63%) TeamCity
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (52.63%) Dependency Injection
4 30 (52.63%) MongoDB
4 30 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (52.63%) Node.js
4 30 (52.63%) KnockoutJS
4 30 (52.63%) Web Application Development
4 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 30 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 30 (52.63%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (52.63%) TDD
4 30 (52.63%) Ruby
4 30 (52.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 30 (52.63%) WPF
4 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
4 30 (52.63%) Kanban
4 30 (52.63%) F#
4 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (52.63%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) DNS
2 22 (38.60%) DHCP
3 6 (10.53%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) LAN
4 5 (8.77%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.51%) MPLS
6 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.51%) WLAN
7 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.75%) SAN
7 1 (1.75%) Skype
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (54.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 30 (52.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) .NET Developer
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
1 30 (52.63%) Messaging Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 1 (1.75%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
1 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
1 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET
1 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
1 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
1 30 (52.63%) KnockoutJS
1 30 (52.63%) MSMQ
1 30 (52.63%) Node.js
1 30 (52.63%) RabbitMQ
1 30 (52.63%) RESTful
1 30 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 30 (52.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Fat Client
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 11 (19.30%) Thin Client
3 10 (17.54%) Life Science
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (52.63%) Dependency Injection
1 30 (52.63%) Kanban
1 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
1 30 (52.63%) MVC
1 30 (52.63%) OO
1 30 (52.63%) TDD
1 30 (52.63%) Web Application Development
2 11 (19.30%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.51%) Compliance Management
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (1.75%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C#
1 30 (52.63%) F#
1 30 (52.63%) Ruby
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (24.56%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 30 (52.63%) Kibana
2 11 (19.30%) SCOM
2 11 (19.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 19 (33.33%) Citrix
5 16 (28.07%) NetApp
5 16 (28.07%) Symantec
6 14 (24.56%) CommVault
6 14 (24.56%) Dell
6 14 (24.56%) EqualLogic
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 3 (5.26%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.26%) Meraki
8 3 (5.26%) Veeam
9 2 (3.51%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) ProCurve