Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 156 229
Rank change year-on-year -101 +73 +36
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 4 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.15% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.86% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 45
10th Percentile £31,250 " £22,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -26.67% -21.05%
75th Percentile £38,750 £32,188 £40,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,375 £42,950
England median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% -11.76%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,182 464 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.57% 16.95% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 928 426 652
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,375 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -82 9 £37,500 +36.36%
South Yorkshire -46 1 £42,500 +25.93%
North Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (72.73%) Azure
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Change Management
6 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
6 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
6 6 (54.55%) AWS
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (45.45%) VLAN
7 5 (45.45%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
7 5 (45.45%) OneDrive

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (72.73%) Azure
3 6 (54.55%) AWS
4 5 (45.45%) OneDrive
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) NGN
6 2 (18.18%) PBX
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Network Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Remote Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2019
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Android
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Server Management
3 5 (45.45%) Service Design
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) Accessibility
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (9.09%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) BitLocker
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (45.45%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (18.18%) Nessus
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Apple
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Mitel
6 2 (18.18%) Siemens
6 2 (18.18%) SOTI
6 2 (18.18%) Veeam
7 1 (9.09%) Aruba
7 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Sophos