Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 296 310
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 41 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.82% 3.39% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 38
South West median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% -2.78% +0.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £46,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -8.89%

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 1,074 943 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.41% 9.44% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 869 778 702
South West median annual salary £48,877 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.62% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +4.85%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 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
Wiltshire +22 32 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Bristol - 8 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -31 1 £57,500 +69.12% 2
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
4 21 (51.22%) Firewall
4 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (48.78%) VPN
6 19 (46.34%) Azure
6 19 (46.34%) VMware
7 18 (43.90%) Finance
7 18 (43.90%) JIRA
7 18 (43.90%) DNS
7 18 (43.90%) Linux
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
10 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
10 14 (34.15%) Retail
10 14 (34.15%) Microservices
10 14 (34.15%) Kubernetes
10 14 (34.15%) Windows 10
11 13 (31.71%) vSphere
11 13 (31.71%) Cisco
12 12 (29.27%) MCSA
12 12 (29.27%) Python
12 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
12 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (29.27%) RHCE
12 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
12 12 (29.27%) Sage
12 12 (29.27%) DMZ
12 12 (29.27%) AWS

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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.63%) Confluence
3 6 (14.63%) SAS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Azure
2 12 (29.27%) AWS
2 12 (29.27%) GCP
2 12 (29.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (26.83%) Office 365
4 6 (14.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 20 (48.78%) VPN
3 18 (43.90%) DNS
4 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
5 12 (29.27%) DMZ
6 11 (26.83%) DHCP
7 10 (24.39%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (19.51%) VLAN
9 7 (17.07%) NAS
9 7 (17.07%) WAN
10 6 (14.63%) IPsec
10 6 (14.63%) IPv4
10 6 (14.63%) LAN
11 5 (12.20%) SAN
12 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (4.88%) Internet
12 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
13 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (2.44%) TETRA
13 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) JIRA
2 6 (14.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Retail
3 12 (29.27%) Automotive
4 8 (19.51%) Electronics
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) IT Support
4 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Project Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Support
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Support
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.07%) Driving Licence
3 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (34.15%) Windows 10
6 12 (29.27%) CentOS
6 12 (29.27%) Debian
6 12 (29.27%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
8 3 (7.32%) Unix
9 2 (4.88%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Microservices
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (29.27%) Customer Requirements
2 12 (29.27%) Kanban
2 12 (29.27%) Patch Management
2 12 (29.27%) Project Delivery
2 12 (29.27%) Scrum
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
6 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Storage Management
6 7 (17.07%) Workflow
7 6 (14.63%) Break/Fix
7 6 (14.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
1 12 (29.27%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) MCSA
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (29.27%) RHCE
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
3 13 (31.71%) vSphere
4 12 (29.27%) Docker
5 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (14.63%) DFS Replication
6 6 (14.63%) XenApp
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Kubernetes
2 12 (29.27%) Ansible
2 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (29.27%) Puppet
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 12 (29.27%) yum
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 12 (29.27%) Google
4 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
4 12 (29.27%) Sage
5 7 (17.07%) Citrix
6 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
6 6 (14.63%) IronPort
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 6 (14.63%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Apple
8 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) Adobe
9 1 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.44%) ESET
9 1 (2.44%) Siemens
9 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas