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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 206 134 180
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +46
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 64 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 1.28% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 21.05% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 50 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £65,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
276 304 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.13% 6.10% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 227 248 261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.70%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -30 1 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
8 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) SCCM
8 5 (27.78%) SCOM
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (27.78%) MCITP
9 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
9 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 4 (22.22%) VCP4
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) Change Control
9 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 4 (22.22%) MOM

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) DSL
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Statistics
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) MCSA
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
3 4 (22.22%) VCP4
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) MOM
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Acronis
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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