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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 227 231
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 12 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.66% 6.34% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 328 363 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.36% 6.30% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 249 288 317
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% -  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Bristol -4 3 £42,500 +54.54%
Wiltshire +17 2 £35,750 +12.59%
Somerset - 2 £26,000 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (43.48%) ITIL
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
9 9 (39.13%) Cisco
10 8 (34.78%) Citrix
10 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (30.43%) SAN
11 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
12 6 (26.09%) Office 365
12 6 (26.09%) VPN
12 6 (26.09%) DNS
12 6 (26.09%) Finance
13 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
13 5 (21.74%) Firewall
13 5 (21.74%) MPLS
13 5 (21.74%) Lotus
13 5 (21.74%) Sophos
13 5 (21.74%) DHCP
13 5 (21.74%) Avaya
13 5 (21.74%) HP
13 5 (21.74%) Dell

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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (21.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) Intranet
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) AS400
2 3 (13.04%) Cybercrime
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Web Filtering
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) Avaya
5 5 (21.74%) Dell
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Infor
5 5 (21.74%) Lotus
5 5 (21.74%) NETGEAR
5 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
5 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
5 5 (21.74%) Sophos
5 5 (21.74%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Dell KACE
7 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
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