Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 444 487
Rank change year-on-year -32 +43 +8
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 72 114 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 4.01% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 64 95 148
South East median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £20,500 £30,350 £29,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

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 2,402 2,846 3,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.69% 9.09% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 2,338 2,767
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £66,250
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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Hampshire -18 29 £27,000 -28.00% 1
West Sussex -4 20 £50,000 - 1
Thames Valley -10 17 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £35,000 -17.65% 11
Berkshire 0 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +4 3 £45,000 -21.74%
Surrey +3 3 £29,000 -35.56% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 58 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) Windows
3 42 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 40 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (52.78%) Windows Server
6 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
8 30 (41.67%) VMware
9 25 (34.72%) MVC
9 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (34.72%) TDD
9 25 (34.72%) Ruby
9 25 (34.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 25 (34.72%) WPF
9 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
9 25 (34.72%) Kanban
9 25 (34.72%) C#
9 25 (34.72%) .NET
9 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
9 25 (34.72%) MSMQ
9 25 (34.72%) AngularJS
9 25 (34.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (34.72%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (34.72%) Kibana
9 25 (34.72%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (34.72%) Node.js
9 25 (34.72%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (34.72%) Web Application Development
9 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC

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 25 (34.72%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 8 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (26.39%) Office 365
3 6 (8.33%) G Suite
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Firewall
2 20 (27.78%) DHCP
2 20 (27.78%) DNS
3 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.28%) VPN
5 10 (13.89%) Skype
6 9 (12.50%) IPsec
7 7 (9.72%) Wireless
8 6 (8.33%) OpenVPN
8 6 (8.33%) WAN
8 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.94%) HTTP
9 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
9 5 (6.94%) IPv4
9 5 (6.94%) IPv6
9 5 (6.94%) LAN
10 3 (4.17%) MPLS
10 3 (4.17%) NAS
10 3 (4.17%) SAN
10 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.72%) MongoDB
3 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.78%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.78%) MSI
2 2 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
1 21 (29.17%) Messaging Developer
1 21 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) IT Support
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Remote Server Support
6 6 (8.33%) Remote Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
1 25 (34.72%) AngularJS
1 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
1 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET Web API
1 25 (34.72%) KnockoutJS
1 25 (34.72%) MSMQ
1 25 (34.72%) Node.js
1 25 (34.72%) RabbitMQ
1 25 (34.72%) RESTful
1 25 (34.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 25 (34.72%) WPF
2 5 (6.94%) LDAP
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) Handset
2 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 36 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (34.72%) Windows 10
5 24 (33.33%) Linux
6 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (11.11%) CentOS
8 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (6.94%) Unix
12 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (34.72%) Dependency Injection
1 25 (34.72%) Kanban
1 25 (34.72%) Multithreading
1 25 (34.72%) MVC
1 25 (34.72%) TDD
1 25 (34.72%) Web Application Development
2 21 (29.17%) OO
3 14 (19.44%) ITIL
4 13 (18.06%) High Availability
4 13 (18.06%) Incident Management
5 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.50%) ERP
7 8 (11.11%) CRM
7 8 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 8 (11.11%) Release Management
7 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.11%) Time Management
8 7 (9.72%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) C#
1 25 (34.72%) F#
1 25 (34.72%) Ruby
2 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.06%) MCSE
3 9 (12.50%) MCP
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.17%) CISSP
5 3 (4.17%) SSCP
6 2 (2.78%) MCSA
6 2 (2.78%) MCTS
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) KVM
4 6 (8.33%) NFS
4 6 (8.33%) oVirt
4 6 (8.33%) pfSense
4 6 (8.33%) Samba
5 5 (6.94%) Firmware
5 5 (6.94%) vSphere
6 3 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 25 (34.72%) Kibana
2 12 (16.67%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 6 (8.33%) Bacula
5 5 (6.94%) Nessus
5 5 (6.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.17%) HP SIM
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.78%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) SCOM
7 2 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.67%) VMware
3 14 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco
5 9 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 6 (8.33%) Dell
6 6 (8.33%) Sophos
6 6 (8.33%) Symantec
7 5 (6.94%) CommVault
7 5 (6.94%) Ivanti
7 5 (6.94%) Shavlik
8 3 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.17%) Apple
8 3 (4.17%) Epicor
8 3 (4.17%) Google
8 3 (4.17%) Spiceworks
9 2 (2.78%) Amdocs
9 2 (2.78%) BMC
9 2 (2.78%) Remedy