The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 118 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 22 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.056% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.89% 0.93% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 21
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% -38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,394 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.28%
WSUS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
185 107 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.82% 6.03% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 115 88 127
Median salary £49,250 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.06% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WSUS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Birmingham

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (96.88%) Windows Server
3 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
4 29 (90.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (65.63%) SAN
6 20 (62.50%) Hyper-V
7 18 (56.25%) Acronis
7 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (46.88%) VMware
9 13 (40.63%) DHCP
9 13 (40.63%) VPN
9 13 (40.63%) DNS
10 12 (37.50%) IBM
10 12 (37.50%) IBM Notes
10 12 (37.50%) IBM Domino
10 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (34.38%) MCSE
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
12 10 (31.25%) ITIL
12 10 (31.25%) Citrix
12 10 (31.25%) MCDST
12 10 (31.25%) MCTS
12 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
12 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
13 9 (28.13%) Degree
13 9 (28.13%) MCSA
14 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
14 8 (25.00%) Veeam
15 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2014

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (37.50%) IBM Domino
1 12 (37.50%) IBM Notes
2 5 (15.63%) WordPress
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) SAN
2 13 (40.63%) DHCP
2 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 13 (40.63%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (18.75%) Legal
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (96.88%) Windows Server
3 29 (90.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (34.38%) MCSE
3 10 (31.25%) MCDST
3 10 (31.25%) MCTS
4 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 9 (28.13%) MCSA
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Acronis
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) IBM
4 10 (31.25%) Citrix
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper