The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 118 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.77% 8.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
114 143 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.51% 7.90% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 78 111 113
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (50.00%) MCSE
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (40.00%) MCSA
8 8 (40.00%) MCDST
8 8 (40.00%) MCTS
8 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (35.00%) SCCM
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (30.00%) Linux
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) Firmware
10 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (30.00%) Veeam
10 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (20.00%) WordPress
13 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (15.00%) MS Excel

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) WordPress
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) IT Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) IT Support
3 6 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Server Support
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) MCSE
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCDST
2 8 (40.00%) MCSA
2 8 (40.00%) MCTS
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) VCP4
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Firmware
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) MOM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (30.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard