Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 491 439 437
Rank change year-on-year -52 -2 +66
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 45 112 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 4.59% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 97 151
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,675 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 2,581 2,438 3,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.73% 8.31% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,016 2,021 2,728
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 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 August 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 -11 25 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 15 £39,750 -30.87% 3
Hampshire -22 9 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Berkshire -21 7 £39,625 -11.94% 2
West Sussex -1 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +11 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Oxfordshire -11 3 £40,000 +18.52%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (46.67%) Office 365
6 19 (42.22%) VMware
7 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (37.78%) SCCM
9 16 (35.56%) ITIL
10 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
12 13 (28.89%) WAN
13 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (24.44%) DFS Replication
14 11 (24.44%) DHCP
14 11 (24.44%) LAN
14 11 (24.44%) DNS
15 10 (22.22%) Linux
15 10 (22.22%) MCSE
15 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
15 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
15 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
16 9 (20.00%) Migration
17 8 (17.78%) Finance
17 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery

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 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Office 365
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) WAN
2 11 (24.44%) DHCP
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 7 (15.56%) SAN
4 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 6 (13.33%) Wireless
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 3 (6.67%) PBX
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) VoIP
7 2 (4.44%) HTTP
7 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.44%) IPsec
7 2 (4.44%) IPv4
7 2 (4.44%) IPv6
7 2 (4.44%) MPLS
7 2 (4.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) AdminStudio
1 4 (8.89%) MSI
2 2 (4.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Antivirus Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Antivirus Support
5 4 (8.89%) Backup Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
1 2 (4.44%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.44%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (15.56%) AIX
10 5 (11.11%) Unix
10 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
12 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 6 (13.33%) Server Management
5 6 (13.33%) Software Deployment
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.89%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (8.89%) Storage Management
8 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) ITSM
9 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) MCSA
4 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) MCP
6 2 (4.44%) MCTS
6 2 (4.44%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) SSCP
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (24.44%) DFS Replication
4 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) Firmware
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 6 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (6.67%) HP SIM
5 3 (6.67%) SCOM
6 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.44%) Nessus
6 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.44%) WMI
7 1 (2.22%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) HP
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
3 8 (17.78%) Symantec
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) Avaya
6 3 (6.67%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) Forcepoint
6 3 (6.67%) Google
6 3 (6.67%) Spiceworks
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) Autodesk
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.44%) Shavlik
8 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard