WSUS Jobs with Work from Home Options

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 473 550 749
Rank change year-on-year +77 +199 -196
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 120 95 120
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.35% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.10% 1.49% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 96
10th Percentile £37,800 £25,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £25,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.29% +52.50%
75th Percentile £59,000 £74,250 £57,813
90th Percentile £61,250 £78,750 £66,000
UK median annual salary £49,463 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +9.92% +3.45% +16.00%

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,877 6,395 14,808
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.34% 15.98% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,910 4,542 7,911
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,000 £69,447 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.84% -0.79% +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.63% -3.57% +12.00%

WSUS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

WSUS trend for jobs with a WFH option

WSUS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing WSUS.

WSUS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

WSUS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing WSUS over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

WSUS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

WSUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 54 (45.00%) Microsoft Exchange
2 37 (30.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.67%) CATIA
3 2 (1.67%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 55 (45.83%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (33.33%) Azure
3 26 (21.67%) Entra ID
4 17 (14.17%) Azure Monitor
5 15 (12.50%) Azure Storage
6 9 (7.50%) OneDrive
7 5 (4.17%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.17%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.50%) GCP
8 3 (2.50%) IaaS
9 2 (1.67%) AWS
10 1 (0.83%) OCI
10 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (45.83%) Firewall
2 54 (45.00%) DNS
3 52 (43.33%) DHCP
4 36 (30.00%) VPN
4 36 (30.00%) WAN
5 35 (29.17%) Network Security
6 33 (27.50%) LAN
6 33 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (18.33%) MPLS
7 22 (18.33%) VLAN
8 19 (15.83%) SD-WAN
9 17 (14.17%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.17%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.33%) BGP
12 4 (3.33%) OSPF
13 3 (2.50%) GSM
13 3 (2.50%) SAN
13 3 (2.50%) Wireless
13 3 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) AdminStudio
1 4 (3.33%) InstallShield
1 4 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 44 (36.67%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Games
3 10 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 9 (7.50%) Finance
5 7 (5.83%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (5.00%) Public Sector
7 5 (4.17%) Automotive
8 4 (3.33%) Advertising
8 4 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Support Specialist
3 17 (14.17%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.17%) Senior
4 15 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 15 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 15 (12.50%) Azure Specialist
5 13 (10.83%) Network Manager
5 13 (10.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (5.83%) Network Operations Manager
9 7 (5.83%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) ARM Templates
2 5 (4.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 36 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (17.50%) PKI
3 18 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.00%) IoT
6 4 (3.33%) Shadow IT
7 3 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Clustering
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) Security Posture
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 85 (70.83%) Windows
2 51 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 40 (33.33%) Linux
4 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 34 (28.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 14 (11.67%) Unix
7 14 (11.67%) VMS
8 12 (10.00%) Windows NT
9 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.67%) CentOS
12 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 38 (31.67%) ITIL
2 36 (30.00%) Agile
3 35 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (25.83%) Service Management
5 25 (20.83%) Project Management
6 22 (18.33%) Customer Service
7 21 (17.50%) Analytics
8 19 (15.83%) Mentoring
8 19 (15.83%) Release Management
9 17 (14.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 17 (14.17%) PRINCE2
9 17 (14.17%) Security Patching
10 16 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 16 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (13.33%) Vulnerability Remediation
11 15 (12.50%) CI/CD
11 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (12.50%) Log Analytics
11 15 (12.50%) RBAC
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.17%) PowerShell
2 19 (15.83%) C#
2 19 (15.83%) VB
3 15 (12.50%) Bicep
3 15 (12.50%) VBScript
4 11 (9.17%) SQL
5 6 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (29.17%) DV Cleared
3 30 (25.00%) Degree
4 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
5 16 (13.33%) APMP
6 15 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.50%) MCSE
7 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) GxP
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (31.67%) Hyper-V
4 21 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (5.83%) Firmware
8 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.67%) Docker
9 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (47.50%) SCCM
2 35 (29.17%) SCOM
3 27 (22.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (18.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 19 (15.83%) Kubernetes
6 7 (5.83%) Sysprep
7 6 (5.00%) Ansible
7 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.50%) Nagios
8 3 (2.50%) OfficeScan
8 3 (2.50%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.67%) Grafana
9 2 (1.67%) Nessus
9 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.83%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.83%) QRadar
10 1 (0.83%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 86 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.33%) VMware
3 37 (30.83%) Cisco
4 17 (14.17%) Ruckus Wireless
5 12 (10.00%) Apple
6 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle
8 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.33%) Autodesk
9 4 (3.33%) Veeam
10 3 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.50%) Centreon
10 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.50%) Citrix
10 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.50%) Meraki
10 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.67%) Dell
11 2 (1.67%) Juniper
11 2 (1.67%) Meru Networks