Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 457 498 441
Rank change year-on-year +41 -57 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 63 45 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.21% 1.74% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 97
South East median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £48,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -

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 2,849 2,586 2,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.94% 8.74% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,235 2,016 2,021
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,200 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,800 £73,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +29 24 £34,500 -13.75% 6
Surrey +41 21 £31,250 -3.85% 2
Berkshire +19 12 £27,821 -29.79% 3
Hampshire -1 10 £37,000 +1.37% 3
Oxfordshire +44 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent - 8 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £52,500 +32.08% 2
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 54 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
4 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
5 39 (61.90%) VMware
6 38 (60.32%) DHCP
7 37 (58.73%) DNS
8 33 (52.38%) ITIL
9 31 (49.21%) Firewall
10 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (44.44%) Hyper-V
11 26 (41.27%) Cisco
12 23 (36.51%) TCP/IP
12 23 (36.51%) SLA
13 22 (34.92%) SCCM
14 21 (33.33%) Windows 10
14 21 (33.33%) Linux
15 20 (31.75%) LAN
15 20 (31.75%) Citrix
15 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (30.16%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (30.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 17 (26.98%) Wireless
17 17 (26.98%) VPN
17 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
18 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
18 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (23.81%) WAN
20 14 (22.22%) Finance

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 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Office 365
3 5 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (60.32%) DHCP
2 37 (58.73%) DNS
3 31 (49.21%) Firewall
4 23 (36.51%) TCP/IP
5 20 (31.75%) LAN
6 17 (26.98%) VPN
6 17 (26.98%) Wireless
7 15 (23.81%) WAN
8 14 (22.22%) VLAN
9 12 (19.05%) IP Telephony
9 12 (19.05%) VoIP
10 8 (12.70%) HTTPS
10 8 (12.70%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (12.70%) SAN
11 7 (11.11%) Skype
12 6 (9.52%) Internet
13 2 (3.17%) Broadband
13 2 (3.17%) DSL
13 2 (3.17%) NAS
13 2 (3.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (17.46%) Server Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.35%) Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) IT Support
9 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) LDAP
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.46%) Replication
3 10 (15.87%) Fat Client
3 10 (15.87%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.17%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 54 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Unix
7 9 (14.29%) CentOS
8 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
9 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 19 (30.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (30.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (25.40%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (19.05%) Migration
4 12 (19.05%) Service Management
5 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (15.87%) Application Packaging
6 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
7 9 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
7 9 (14.29%) Change Control
8 8 (12.70%) Change Management
8 8 (12.70%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (12.70%) Security Patching
8 8 (12.70%) Server Management
8 8 (12.70%) Storage Management
9 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.52%) Proactive Management
10 6 (9.52%) Validation
11 5 (7.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (11.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) CCNP
7 1 (1.59%) CEH
7 1 (1.59%) IISP
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) SLA
2 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 28 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.87%) DFS Replication
3 10 (15.87%) Terminal Server
4 8 (12.70%) Firmware
5 6 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (7.94%) vSphere
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.59%) Docker
9 1 (1.59%) GPFS
9 1 (1.59%) pfSense
9 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) SCCM
2 10 (15.87%) SCOM
2 10 (15.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 8 (12.70%) Perfmon
5 6 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (3.17%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
2 39 (61.90%) VMware
3 26 (41.27%) Cisco
4 20 (31.75%) Citrix
5 13 (20.63%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) EMC
6 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.70%) CA
7 8 (12.70%) Symantec
8 7 (11.11%) Dell
8 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.52%) Apple
9 6 (9.52%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.76%) 3Com
10 3 (4.76%) Ivanti
10 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.76%) Remedy
10 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.17%) Veeam