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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 207 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.43% 2.88% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 13
Average salary £36,250 £30,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.83% -15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,775 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,300 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
321 312 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.70% 5.81% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 272 263 391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 6 £36,250 +10.68%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Staffordshire +1 1 - -
Coventry -12 1 £32,500 -14.47%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
5 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) SLA
6 6 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) LAN
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 6 (33.33%) MCSA
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Change Control
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) ERP
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (16.67%) MCITP
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) VCP4
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) HNC
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
3 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
4 3 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (11.11%) MOM
6 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
6 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (5.56%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) CommVault
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (5.56%) Sage
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
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