The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 92 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.12% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.78% 15.79% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% +6.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -9.09%  

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 36 57 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 4.15% 4.60% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 51
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing WSUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in South Wales

WSUS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in South Wales.

Salary trend for WSUS in South Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
WSUS
Wales

WSUS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Games

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware