The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 235 218 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 1.07% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £44,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +16.33%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
872 838 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.82% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 733 734 505
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VSS/SourceSafe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the West Midlands region.

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham -13 1 £32,500 -31.57%
VSS/SourceSafe
England

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) ProClarity
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IDERA
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) RedGate
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) VMware