The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 107 121
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 0.81% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.69% 7.74% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +26.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £44,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 123 155 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.75% 10.50% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 107 124 92
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% -  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing WSUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Oxfordshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Oxfordshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Oxfordshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 3 £35,000 -
Bicester - 1 £41,500 -
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Skype
3 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (42.86%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Sophos
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard