Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 154 195
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 9 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 1.07% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.80% 8.89% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 9
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +31.58% +21.79%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £34,950
90th Percentile £62,000 £72,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -18.18% +33.33% +10.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 322 416 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.92% 12.07% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 268 338 338
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +14.44% +8.43%
10th Percentile £34,250 £34,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £72,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.18% +22.22% +5.88%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Reading

WSUS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Reading

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Reading over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (33.33%) Veeam
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Opsview
6 3 (33.33%) vMotion

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) ISO 22301
2 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 3 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 3 (33.33%) Opsview
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (33.33%) vMotion
1 3 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Veeam