The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 99 103
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.27% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.08% 13.56% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £36,116 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.12% +6.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +4.28% -7.28%  

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 59 59 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 5.35% 4.22% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 57
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

WSUS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
West Wales - 2 £36,116 -
South Wales +7 1 £34,000 +4.61% 1
WSUS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) arcserve
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam