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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 129 121
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 6.93% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 15
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -7.89%  

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 157 202 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.59% 10.28% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 181 136
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) VLAN
7 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) vMotion
8 3 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Lumension

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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) Documentum
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) vMotion
3 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Lumension
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe
6 1 (8.33%) Autodesk
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam