Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 426 474 475
Rank change year-on-year +48 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 76 56 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 2.15% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 72
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% -18.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,225
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -8.05%

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 2,584 2,608 2,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.30% 9.05% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,067 2,063
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +45 28 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Surrey +40 20 £27,500 -6.78% 1
Berkshire +31 20 £65,000 +64.04% 8
Hampshire +24 12 £36,500 +23.73% 1
Oxfordshire +26 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Kent - 6 £34,000 - 2
West Sussex +1 2 - - 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 67 (88.16%) Windows
1 67 (88.16%) Active Directory
2 60 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 49 (64.47%) VMware
5 45 (59.21%) SCCM
6 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (57.89%) DHCP
7 43 (56.58%) DNS
8 39 (51.32%) Hyper-V
9 37 (48.68%) Citrix
10 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (35.53%) Data Centre
11 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
11 26 (34.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (34.21%) Firewall
12 25 (32.89%) HP
13 24 (31.58%) Symantec
14 23 (30.26%) EMC
15 21 (27.63%) Linux
15 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
15 21 (27.63%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (26.32%) DV Cleared
16 20 (26.32%) ITIL
16 20 (26.32%) LAN
17 19 (25.00%) NetBackup
17 19 (25.00%) WAN
17 19 (25.00%) SAN
17 19 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 19 (25.00%) Server Management

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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.53%) IIS
4 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.95%) Confluence
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Azure
2 10 (13.16%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) AWS
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.89%) DHCP
2 43 (56.58%) DNS
3 26 (34.21%) Firewall
3 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
4 20 (26.32%) LAN
5 19 (25.00%) SAN
5 19 (25.00%) WAN
6 14 (18.42%) VPN
7 12 (15.79%) Wireless
8 11 (14.47%) VoIP
9 10 (13.16%) Internet
9 10 (13.16%) NAS
9 10 (13.16%) VLAN
10 8 (10.53%) Broadband
10 8 (10.53%) DSL
10 8 (10.53%) SSL
11 7 (9.21%) IP Telephony
12 4 (5.26%) MPLS
12 4 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
1 7 (9.21%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.58%) Local Government
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
1 20 (26.32%) Server Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Service Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) EMC VNX
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
4 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.58%) Clustering
5 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
6 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.63%) Robotics
9 1 (1.32%) PKI
9 1 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 60 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (27.63%) Linux
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.21%) CentOS
9 5 (6.58%) Unix
10 4 (5.26%) AIX
10 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (27.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (26.32%) ITIL
4 19 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (25.00%) Server Management
4 19 (25.00%) Storage Management
5 16 (21.05%) Proactive Management
5 16 (21.05%) Validation
6 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.84%) Patch Management
8 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.53%) ITSM
8 8 (10.53%) Service Management
9 7 (9.21%) IT Strategy
9 7 (9.21%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (9.21%) Security Patching
9 7 (9.21%) Web Filtering
10 6 (7.89%) Change Control
10 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.89%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) Python
4 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.58%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.95%) MCSA
8 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) CCDP
9 1 (1.32%) CCNA
9 1 (1.32%) CCNP
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (88.16%) Active Directory
2 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (51.32%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) Terminal Services
5 8 (10.53%) vSphere
6 7 (9.21%) Firmware
7 6 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (6.58%) DFS Replication
8 5 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (6.58%) Terminal Server
8 5 (6.58%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (3.95%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.63%) KVM
10 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (59.21%) SCCM
2 19 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 17 (22.37%) SCOM
4 16 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (21.05%) SCVMM
5 8 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (6.58%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (5.26%) Backup Exec
8 4 (5.26%) Perfmon
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Nagios
10 2 (2.63%) Ansible
10 2 (2.63%) OpenNMS
11 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 49 (64.47%) VMware
3 37 (48.68%) Citrix
4 25 (32.89%) HP
5 24 (31.58%) Symantec
6 23 (30.26%) EMC
7 17 (22.37%) Cisco
8 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.89%) Dell
9 6 (7.89%) Forcepoint
10 5 (6.58%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.26%) CA
11 4 (5.26%) IBM
11 4 (5.26%) Remedy
11 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.95%) Apple
12 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
12 3 (3.95%) Brocade
12 3 (3.95%) Ivanti
12 3 (3.95%) WatchGuard