WSUS Jobs in the UK excluding London

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 564 625 656
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 -111
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 196 141 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.29% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.03% 1.70% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 162 121 157
10th Percentile £28,845 £25,000 £26,150
25th Percentile £34,068 £25,750 £34,728
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £50,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +6.25%

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,461 8,306 9,964
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.42% 13.12% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,527 4,679 6,666
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.09% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,750 £75,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% +12.00%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the UK excluding London

WSUS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for WSUS in the UK excluding London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the UK excluding London

WSUS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +70 90 £55,000 +107.55% 11
South West +31 33 £45,000 -7.22% 3
North of England +13 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands +32 23 £42,500 - 2
East of England +35 15 £32,000 -36.00% 5
East Midlands +8 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Yorkshire +68 13 £37,500 -16.67%
North West +19 11 £52,500 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +38 9 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East -2 6 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Scotland -40 3 £28,800 -36.00% 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (25.51%) Microsoft Exchange
2 31 (15.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.12%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) CATIA
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.02%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 88 (44.90%) Azure
2 69 (35.20%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (23.47%) Entra ID
4 16 (8.16%) Azure Monitor
4 16 (8.16%) OneDrive
5 14 (7.14%) Azure Storage
6 13 (6.63%) OCI
7 11 (5.61%) GCP
8 8 (4.08%) AWS
9 7 (3.57%) Power Platform
10 6 (3.06%) PowerApps
11 5 (2.55%) Mimecast
12 2 (1.02%) IaaS
13 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.51%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 99 (50.51%) DNS
2 86 (43.88%) Firewall
3 71 (36.22%) DHCP
4 35 (17.86%) Network Security
5 34 (17.35%) VPN
6 31 (15.82%) LAN
7 30 (15.31%) TCP/IP
7 30 (15.31%) WAN
8 28 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (12.24%) SAN
10 20 (10.20%) SD-WAN
11 17 (8.67%) VLAN
12 13 (6.63%) WLAN
13 12 (6.12%) NAS
14 10 (5.10%) VoIP
15 8 (4.08%) iSCSI
15 8 (4.08%) Wireless
16 7 (3.57%) MPLS
16 7 (3.57%) NetScaler
17 5 (2.55%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) AdminStudio
1 4 (2.04%) InstallShield
1 4 (2.04%) MSI
2 2 (1.02%) Hudson
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 58 (29.59%) Social Skills
2 10 (5.10%) Games
3 7 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (2.55%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.55%) Automotive
5 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.04%) Advertising
6 4 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.53%) Finance
7 3 (1.53%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.53%) Retail
8 2 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (30.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (14.29%) Analyst
3 26 (13.27%) Support Specialist
4 20 (10.20%) IT Engineer
5 19 (9.69%) Network Manager
6 18 (9.18%) Infrastructure Support
7 17 (8.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (8.67%) Senior
8 16 (8.16%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
9 14 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
9 14 (7.14%) Azure Specialist
10 13 (6.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
12 10 (5.10%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.10%) IT Manager
12 10 (5.10%) Lead
13 9 (4.59%) Server Engineer
13 9 (4.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) ARM Templates
2 6 (3.06%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.92%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (16.84%) Data Centre
3 20 (10.20%) PKI
4 16 (8.16%) Replication
5 10 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.04%) Shadow IT
8 3 (1.53%) IoT
8 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.02%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 167 (85.20%) Windows
2 112 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 71 (36.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 67 (34.18%) Windows Server 2019
5 54 (27.55%) Linux
5 54 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (23.98%) Windows 10
7 20 (10.20%) Windows NT
8 18 (9.18%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.12%) Unix
9 12 (6.12%) VMS
10 8 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.55%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.55%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.02%) CentOS
14 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.78%) ITIL
2 71 (36.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (22.96%) Customer Service
4 40 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (19.39%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (18.88%) Service Management
7 26 (13.27%) Vulnerability Remediation
8 25 (12.76%) Patch Management
9 23 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (10.71%) Project Management
11 20 (10.20%) Agile
11 20 (10.20%) Security Patching
11 20 (10.20%) Service Delivery
12 19 (9.69%) Analytics
13 18 (9.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (9.18%) Release Management
14 17 (8.67%) Change Management
15 16 (8.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 16 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (7.65%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.67%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.18%) C#
2 18 (9.18%) VB
3 14 (7.14%) Bicep
3 14 (7.14%) VBScript
4 13 (6.63%) SQL
5 7 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (41.33%) Security Cleared
2 64 (32.65%) DV Cleared
3 47 (23.98%) Degree
3 47 (23.98%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 16 (8.16%) CCNA
5 16 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.12%) CCNP
7 7 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.57%) MCSE
7 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.06%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.04%) MCP
9 4 (2.04%) MCSA
10 3 (1.53%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) SLA
2 11 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 153 (78.06%) Active Directory
2 61 (31.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.22%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (9.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (8.16%) Firmware
7 14 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (6.63%) vSphere
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.02%) Docker
11 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 88 (44.90%) SCCM
2 46 (23.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 41 (20.92%) SCOM
4 22 (11.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 21 (10.71%) vCenter Server
6 18 (9.18%) Kubernetes
7 15 (7.65%) Sysprep
8 13 (6.63%) NetBackup
9 12 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (3.57%) Ansible
11 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (2.55%) Nagios
12 5 (2.55%) OfficeScan
12 5 (2.55%) PaperCut
12 5 (2.55%) SmoothWall
13 4 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (1.53%) Nessus
15 2 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (1.02%) Grafana
15 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 122 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 72 (36.73%) VMware
3 33 (16.84%) Cisco
4 27 (13.78%) Veeam
5 19 (9.69%) Apple
5 19 (9.69%) Oracle
5 19 (9.69%) Sophos
6 15 (7.65%) HP
6 15 (7.65%) Juniper
7 14 (7.14%) Dell
8 12 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 12 (6.12%) EMC
8 12 (6.12%) Extreme Networks
8 12 (6.12%) Meraki
8 12 (6.12%) Palo Alto
8 12 (6.12%) Symantec
9 9 (4.59%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.57%) Google
10 7 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.06%) Fortinet