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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 116 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% 1.01% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 7.41% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.67% -5.33%  

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 172 243 288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.09% 13.65% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 139 199 195
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (50.00%) Sophos
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel
5 1 (16.67%) SAP