The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 198 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.082% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.22% 1.13% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 16
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -6.42%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
291 353 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.39% 7.20% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 245 263 254
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WSUS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WSUS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 19 £37,500 +66.66% 3
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (67.65%) VMware
5 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (44.12%) Citrix
7 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (32.35%) Linux
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (29.41%) MOM
10 10 (29.41%) MCSE
10 10 (29.41%) MCSA
10 10 (29.41%) VCP4
10 10 (29.41%) VMware ESX
10 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (29.41%) MCITP
10 10 (29.41%) SCOM
11 9 (26.47%) Firewall
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL
12 8 (23.53%) NetApp
12 8 (23.53%) SLA
13 7 (20.59%) VoIP
13 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 7 (20.59%) Clustering
13 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 6 (17.65%) Altiris
14 6 (17.65%) High Availability
14 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) VoIP
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) FTP
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) DSL
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) IPsec
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Wintel Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support
4 4 (11.76%) Server Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Wintel Server Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Life Science
4 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (29.41%) MCITP
2 10 (29.41%) MCSE
2 10 (29.41%) MCSA
2 10 (29.41%) VCP4
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.94%) IAG
5 1 (2.94%) UAG
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) MOM
1 10 (29.41%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) SCCM
3 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Cacti
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) NetApp
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 6 (17.65%) Altiris
6 5 (14.71%) LANDesk
6 5 (14.71%) Symantec
7 4 (11.76%) CommVault
7 4 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Websense
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Acronis
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago