Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 463 485
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +19
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 56 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 3.57% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48 72 93
South East median annual salary £36,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% -10.00% +11.73%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,225 £29,030
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +2.94%

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 2,595 2,383 3,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.08% 7.85% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,034 2,654
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -4 28 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Berkshire -6 18 £39,625 -11.94% 3
Surrey +38 15 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Oxfordshire +11 7 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Hampshire -8 6 £29,500 +13.46% 3
West Sussex -16 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £37,500 -40.00% 3
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 2
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 40 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 37 (66.07%) SCCM
4 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
6 28 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 24 (42.86%) VMware
8 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (37.50%) Migration
10 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
11 18 (32.14%) Software Deployment
11 18 (32.14%) LAN
12 16 (28.57%) DNS
12 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
13 15 (26.79%) DHCP
14 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
15 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (23.21%) Citrix
15 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
16 12 (21.43%) Office 365
16 12 (21.43%) WAN
17 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
17 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
18 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
18 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
18 10 (17.86%) ITIL

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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Office 365
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) G Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) LAN
2 16 (28.57%) DNS
3 15 (26.79%) DHCP
4 12 (21.43%) WAN
5 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.07%) VPN
7 7 (12.50%) Firewall
8 6 (10.71%) SAN
9 5 (8.93%) Broadband
9 5 (8.93%) VLAN
10 4 (7.14%) DSL
10 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
11 3 (5.36%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (3.57%) Internet
12 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.57%) Skype
13 1 (1.79%) HTTP
13 1 (1.79%) NAS
13 1 (1.79%) Network Security
13 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) AdminStudio
1 8 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Service Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Software Packager
5 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Deskside Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Deskside Support
7 5 (8.93%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Support
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
4 28 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (16.07%) Linux
9 8 (14.29%) AIX
9 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (8.93%) Unix
10 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.57%) Android
11 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Migration
2 18 (32.14%) Software Deployment
3 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (16.07%) ITSM
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Release Management
6 8 (14.29%) Application Packaging
6 8 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
6 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
7 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (10.71%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (8.93%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) VB
3 8 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.07%) Firmware
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (12.50%) XenApp
7 6 (10.71%) vSphere
8 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (66.07%) SCCM
2 8 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.93%) SCOM
5 4 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (5.36%) Perfmon
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (3.57%) SmoothWall
8 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.79%) Clonezilla
8 1 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Autodesk
4 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 8 (14.29%) Symantec
5 5 (8.93%) EMC
6 4 (7.14%) Apple
6 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.36%) CA
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Sophos
7 3 (5.36%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) Google
8 2 (3.57%) McAfee
9 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard