Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 421 430
Rank change year-on-year -63 +9 +63
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 63 117 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.48% 4.60% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 104 175
South East median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% +14.71% +10.39%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,544 2,545 3,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.38% 8.76% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,949 2,040 2,735
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the South East

WSUS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WSUS in the South East

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the South East

WSUS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley -30 28 £40,000 -12.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 19 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Hampshire -31 16 £40,500 +1.25% 4
West Sussex -8 12 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -5 6 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Berkshire -35 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oxfordshire -11 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Kent +1 1 £45,000 -21.74% 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 47 (74.60%) Windows
3 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
4 39 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 27 (42.86%) Office 365
6 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (31.75%) ITIL
9 20 (31.75%) DNS
9 20 (31.75%) DHCP
10 18 (28.57%) SCCM
11 17 (26.98%) VMware
11 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 15 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (23.81%) Kibana
12 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (23.81%) RESTful
12 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
12 15 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (23.81%) Web Application Development
12 15 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (23.81%) Node.js
12 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.86%) Office 365
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.94%) G Suite
5 3 (4.76%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) DHCP
1 20 (31.75%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.63%) Firewall
3 13 (20.63%) WAN
4 10 (15.87%) LAN
4 10 (15.87%) Wireless
5 7 (11.11%) HTTP
5 7 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 7 (11.11%) IPv4
5 7 (11.11%) IPv6
6 6 (9.52%) VPN
7 5 (7.94%) IPsec
7 5 (7.94%) MPLS
7 5 (7.94%) SAN
8 4 (6.35%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) VLAN
9 3 (4.76%) PBX
9 3 (4.76%) VoIP
10 2 (3.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.35%) AdminStudio
2 4 (6.35%) MSI
2 4 (6.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) .NET Developer
1 15 (23.81%) Developer
1 15 (23.81%) Messaging Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) IT Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) IT Support
4 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) .NET
1 15 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
1 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
1 15 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
1 15 (23.81%) MSMQ
1 15 (23.81%) Node.js
1 15 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
1 15 (23.81%) RESTful
1 15 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 15 (23.81%) WPF
2 7 (11.11%) LDAP
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.63%) Linux
6 12 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
8 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
9 6 (9.52%) Unix
10 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
2 15 (23.81%) Kanban
2 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
2 15 (23.81%) MVC
2 15 (23.81%) OO
2 15 (23.81%) TDD
2 15 (23.81%) Web Application Development
3 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (15.87%) Patch Management
5 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.11%) High Availability
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security
6 7 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) C#
1 15 (23.81%) F#
1 15 (23.81%) Ruby
2 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) MCSE
3 6 (9.52%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) CISSP
4 4 (6.35%) MCTS
4 4 (6.35%) SSCP
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.76%) MCP
5 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.17%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) DFS Replication
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) Firmware
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 15 (23.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 15 (23.81%) Kibana
3 10 (15.87%) Backup Exec
4 7 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (11.11%) Nessus
4 7 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (9.52%) HP SIM
6 4 (6.35%) WMI
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
4 9 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) CommVault
5 7 (11.11%) Ivanti
5 7 (11.11%) Shavlik
6 6 (9.52%) Google
6 6 (9.52%) Spiceworks
7 5 (7.94%) Symantec
8 4 (6.35%) Apple
9 3 (4.76%) Avaya
9 3 (4.76%) Dell
9 3 (4.76%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.17%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.17%) Veritas
10 2 (3.17%) White Clarke
11 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.59%) Citrix
11 1 (1.59%) Epicor