The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 197 197 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 12 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.65% 3.20% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 10
Average salary £30,500 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,825 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £44,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,415
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.32%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
258 469 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.80% 8.45% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 235 369 167
Average salary £41,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.08% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.29%
WSUS
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 6 £30,500 -17.56% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Coventry +2 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (91.89%) Active Directory
3 45 (60.81%) MS Office
4 37 (50.00%) ITIL
4 37 (50.00%) Finance
5 32 (43.24%) DNS
6 31 (41.89%) Service Delivery
6 31 (41.89%) Operations Management
6 31 (41.89%) ITIL V3
6 31 (41.89%) Server Monitoring
7 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
8 28 (37.84%) Linux
9 23 (31.08%) IIS
9 23 (31.08%) Forefront TMG
9 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
10 22 (29.73%) Bash Shell
10 22 (29.73%) HTTP
11 20 (27.03%) Cisco
11 20 (27.03%) SAN
12 17 (22.97%) Backup Exec
12 17 (22.97%) Altiris
12 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
12 17 (22.97%) VLAN
12 17 (22.97%) Publishing
12 17 (22.97%) SSL
12 17 (22.97%) Perl
12 17 (22.97%) SQL
13 16 (21.62%) Apache
13 16 (21.62%) Change Control
14 15 (20.27%) MS Excel

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (31.08%) IIS
2 16 (21.62%) Apache
3 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.86%) Moodle
4 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (9.46%) Lync
6 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (60.81%) MS Office
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
3 14 (18.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) DNS
2 22 (29.73%) HTTP
3 20 (27.03%) SAN
4 17 (22.97%) SSL
4 17 (22.97%) VLAN
5 15 (20.27%) DHCP
6 14 (18.92%) SSH
7 11 (14.86%) Firewall
8 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.81%) VPN
9 6 (8.11%) LDAP
9 6 (8.11%) VoIP
9 6 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.76%) IPsec
10 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.76%) FTP
11 2 (2.70%) WAN
11 2 (2.70%) LAN
12 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Service Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Technical Manager
4 13 (17.57%) IT Technical Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (2.70%) Support Technician
9 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) LAMP
2 6 (8.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Open Source
2 11 (14.86%) Replication
3 7 (9.46%) VLE
4 5 (6.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) Wiki
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.11%) Debian
6 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) ITIL
2 31 (41.89%) Service Delivery
2 31 (41.89%) Operations Management
2 31 (41.89%) ITIL V3
2 31 (41.89%) Server Monitoring
3 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
4 16 (21.62%) Change Control
5 11 (14.86%) Time Management
6 10 (13.51%) Software Deployment
7 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Content Management
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) PowerShell
2 22 (29.73%) Bash Shell
3 17 (22.97%) Perl
3 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) PHP
5 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (91.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.08%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (18.92%) vSphere
4 11 (14.86%) XenDesktop
5 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
7 8 (10.81%) XenApp
7 8 (10.81%) ISA Server
7 8 (10.81%) Shibboleth
8 6 (8.11%) IAG
8 6 (8.11%) UAG
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.76%) XenServer
10 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.46%) SCCM
3 6 (8.11%) Cacti
3 6 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Cisco
3 17 (22.97%) Altiris
4 14 (18.92%) Citrix
5 13 (17.57%) NetApp
5 13 (17.57%) VMware
6 8 (10.81%) HP
7 7 (9.46%) EMC
8 6 (8.11%) Dell
8 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.11%) Talend
8 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.11%) Symantec
9 5 (6.76%) Juniper
10 4 (5.41%) LANDesk
11 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.35%) Veeam
12 1 (1.35%) Websense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago