The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 46 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.33% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £28,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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 Solihull region.

Systems Management Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
16 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.80% 13.29% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +57.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WSUS
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Solihull

WSUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 9 (75.00%) Operations Management
2 9 (75.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 9 (75.00%) IT Technical Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (75.00%) Operations Management
1 9 (75.00%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco