Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 315 310
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 45 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.07% 3.66% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 40
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
10th Percentile £25,950 £31,250 £22,915
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,500 £63,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 888 792 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.81% 7.54% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 715 603 594
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,200 £68,750 £65,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the South West

WSUS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WSUS in the South West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the South West

WSUS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Bristol 0 24 £35,000 +4.48% 1
Gloucestershire +44 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Wiltshire -5 7 £25,000 -41.18% 2
Somerset -3 1 £30,000 -23.57% 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
6 21 (46.67%) VMware
7 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (37.78%) ITIL
9 17 (37.78%) Citrix
10 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (24.44%) Windows 10
14 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 10 (22.22%) DHCP
15 9 (20.00%) LAN
15 9 (20.00%) MSMQ
15 9 (20.00%) OO
15 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 9 (20.00%) C#
15 9 (20.00%) .NET
15 9 (20.00%) WAN
15 9 (20.00%) MVC
15 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
15 9 (20.00%) RESTful
15 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Office 365
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DHCP
2 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) VoIP
4 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Support Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (24.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Messaging Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) IT Support
10 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
1 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 9 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 9 (20.00%) Node.js
1 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (20.00%) RESTful
1 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
1 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 23 (51.11%) Windows 7
4 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (24.44%) Windows 10
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (20.00%) Kanban
2 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) OO
2 9 (20.00%) TDD
2 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
3 8 (17.78%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (17.78%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) SIEM
6 2 (4.44%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
1 9 (20.00%) F#
1 9 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (6.67%) C
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCDST
3 3 (6.67%) MCTS
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) VCP5
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 9 (20.00%) Kibana
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) VMware
3 17 (37.78%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Lotus
6 2 (4.44%) Lumension
6 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.22%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.22%) iManage
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp