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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 260 213 184
Rank change year-on-year -47 -29 +73
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 22 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.96% 2.35% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 25
10th Percentile £36,250 £23,500 £19,500
25th Percentile £38,125 £24,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +38.10% -21.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £44,250 £54,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,950
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.72% -8.35%

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 1,073 938 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.86% 18.20% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 807 810 539
10th Percentile £34,324 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
West Yorkshire -46 16 £38,750 -5.49% 3
East Yorkshire - 4 £43,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -5 1 £42,500 +77.08%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) DNS
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (76.19%) Azure
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (57.14%) DHCP
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) SCCM
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (47.62%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (47.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (47.62%) vSphere
7 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (47.62%) IaaS
7 10 (47.62%) Azure Monitor
7 10 (47.62%) Firewall
7 10 (47.62%) VMS
8 9 (42.86%) IIS
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (28.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (28.57%) Veeam

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 9 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Azure
2 10 (47.62%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Azure Monitor
2 10 (47.62%) IaaS
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) DHCP
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
7 4 (19.05%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) VMS
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Cost Reduction
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Project Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
3 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) Information Governance
4 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Transfer
4 4 (19.05%) OWASP
5 1 (4.76%) Agile
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VCAP
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (19.05%) NCSC
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (47.62%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (4.76%) KVM
5 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize
4 1 (4.76%) VxRail
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
4 6 (28.57%) Dell
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Veeam
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) SOTI
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless