Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > South West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 288 305
Rank change year-on-year +78 +17 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 40 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 3.22% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 28
Median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,925 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £63,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +6.25%

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 582 1,243 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.34% 12.36% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 458 1,037 795
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,425 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in the South West.

Salary trend for WSUS in the South West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +35 4 £48,750 +62.50% 3
Somerset +10 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) GCP
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (28.57%) Storage Management

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) GCP
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DMZ
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Debian
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Maintenance
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (28.57%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) VMware