Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 269 317
Rank change year-on-year +2 +48 +29
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 42 61 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.22% 6.42% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 24
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -2.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,400 £43,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 996 950 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.33% 9.34% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 826 801 763
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,628 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +9 22 £35,000 +4.67% 3
North Yorkshire +2 16 £50,000 +66.67%
South Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (69.05%) VMware
4 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (52.38%) Patch Management
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 21 (50.00%) SAN
6 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
7 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (40.48%) Linux
8 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
8 17 (40.48%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (38.10%) Puppet
9 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (38.10%) Ivanti
9 16 (38.10%) Shavlik
9 16 (38.10%) Terraform
9 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
10 15 (35.71%) Marketing
10 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (30.95%) SCCM
11 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (28.57%) Break/Fix
12 12 (28.57%) Brocade
12 12 (28.57%) 3PAR
12 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2007

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 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) SAN
2 17 (40.48%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.52%) IPsec
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.38%) 4G
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.38%) Firebird
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) IT Support
8 4 (9.52%) Senior IT Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
1 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.14%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.38%) Android
9 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Patch Management
2 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (28.57%) Break/Fix
5 10 (23.81%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (19.05%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
8 4 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (9.52%) Logistics
9 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.14%) MCP
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
1 16 (38.10%) Terraform
2 13 (30.95%) SCCM
3 11 (26.19%) vCenter Server
4 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
4 4 (9.52%) Nagios
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 29 (69.05%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Ivanti
3 16 (38.10%) Shavlik
4 12 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 12 (28.57%) Brocade
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Kaspersky
6 4 (9.52%) MobileIron
6 4 (9.52%) Veeam
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) McAfee
8 2 (4.76%) Meraki
8 2 (4.76%) Sage
9 1 (2.38%) Spiceworks