Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 472 501
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 +33
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 81 120 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.48% 3.89% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 68 90 154
South East median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,775 £29,135 £30,296
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £58,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +21.43%

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 2327 3083 3388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.59% 8.80% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 2496 2723
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,300 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +7 34 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Hampshire +11 19 £26,000 -35.00% 2
Berkshire +19 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Sussex +2 18 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +19 8 £35,000 -8.85%
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £62,500 +47.06% 1
Oxfordshire -3 8 £32,500 -
Kent +20 2 £22,500 -60.87%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 South East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 71 (87.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (75.31%) Windows
3 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
4 54 (66.67%) VMware
5 48 (59.26%) Windows Server
6 45 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (53.09%) SQL Server
9 35 (43.21%) Firewall
9 35 (43.21%) Windows 10
10 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (40.74%) Linux
12 32 (39.51%) MS Exchange
13 30 (37.04%) Hyper-V
14 29 (35.80%) DNS
15 26 (32.10%) VPN
15 26 (32.10%) Office 365
16 25 (30.86%) Skype for Business
16 25 (30.86%) DHCP
17 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (29.63%) SQL
18 22 (27.16%) MCSE
19 21 (25.93%) .NET
19 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (25.93%) Windows 7
19 21 (25.93%) RESTful
19 21 (25.93%) VLAN
19 21 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
19 21 (25.93%) Skype

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 32 (39.51%) MS Exchange
2 25 (30.86%) Skype for Business
3 20 (24.69%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (17.28%) IIS
7 9 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (9.88%) Apache
8 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
9 5 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (4.94%) SAS
11 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.41%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (32.10%) Office 365
3 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.94%) G Suite
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.21%) Firewall
2 29 (35.80%) DNS
3 26 (32.10%) VPN
4 25 (30.86%) DHCP
5 21 (25.93%) Remote Desktop
5 21 (25.93%) Skype
5 21 (25.93%) VLAN
6 16 (19.75%) WAN
7 15 (18.52%) LAN
8 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
8 14 (17.28%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (13.58%) SAN
10 9 (11.11%) MPLS
11 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (9.88%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (8.64%) IPsec
13 6 (7.41%) NAS
13 6 (7.41%) OpenVPN
14 5 (6.17%) Wireless
15 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (53.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.88%) MySQL
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (9.88%) Back Office
5 7 (8.64%) Electronics
5 7 (8.64%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Administrator
3 15 (18.52%) Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Messaging Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Server Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.88%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Senior Support Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.88%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) .NET
1 21 (25.93%) RESTful
2 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (24.69%) KnockoutJS
2 20 (24.69%) MSMQ
2 20 (24.69%) Node.js
2 20 (24.69%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (24.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (24.69%) WPF
3 3 (3.70%) Java SE
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.70%) Handset
4 3 (3.70%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 48 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 45 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (43.21%) Windows 10
6 33 (40.74%) Linux
7 21 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
10 8 (9.88%) CentOS
11 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
13 3 (3.70%) Unix
14 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) Dependency Injection
2 20 (24.69%) Kanban
2 20 (24.69%) Multithreading
2 20 (24.69%) MVC
2 20 (24.69%) TDD
2 20 (24.69%) Web Application Development
3 15 (18.52%) CRM
3 15 (18.52%) OO
4 14 (17.28%) Incident Management
4 14 (17.28%) ITIL
4 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.58%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.35%) Release Management
7 9 (11.11%) ERP
7 9 (11.11%) High Availability
8 8 (9.88%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (9.88%) Migration
8 8 (9.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) C#
2 20 (24.69%) F#
2 20 (24.69%) Ruby
3 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.94%) Java
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (27.16%) MCSE
3 16 (19.75%) MCP
4 11 (13.58%) MCSA
5 8 (9.88%) CCNA
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) CISSP
8 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 22301
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 15 (18.52%) Terminal Services
5 14 (17.28%) KVM
6 12 (14.81%) vSphere
6 12 (14.81%) XenApp
7 8 (9.88%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (9.88%) XenServer
8 7 (8.64%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (7.41%) NFS
9 6 (7.41%) oVirt
9 6 (7.41%) pfSense
9 6 (7.41%) Samba
10 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
11 3 (3.70%) DFS Replication
11 3 (3.70%) Firmware
12 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 20 (24.69%) Kibana
2 18 (22.22%) SCCM
3 15 (18.52%) Backup Exec
4 14 (17.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (13.58%) SCOM
6 8 (9.88%) ZABBIX
7 7 (8.64%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (7.41%) Bacula
9 5 (6.17%) SmoothWall
10 4 (4.94%) DatAdvantage
10 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (3.70%) Opsview
11 3 (3.70%) vMotion
11 3 (3.70%) WMI
12 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
12 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 71 (87.65%) Microsoft
2 54 (66.67%) VMware
3 17 (20.99%) Dell
4 16 (19.75%) Cisco
5 15 (18.52%) Symantec
6 14 (17.28%) HP
6 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
7 12 (14.81%) Citrix
8 11 (13.58%) Veeam
9 10 (12.35%) Sophos
10 8 (9.88%) F5
10 8 (9.88%) McAfee
11 7 (8.64%) SAP
12 6 (7.41%) Apple
12 6 (7.41%) Atlassian
13 4 (4.94%) Trend Micro
13 4 (4.94%) Varonis
14 3 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (3.70%) Epicor
14 3 (3.70%) Juniper