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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 210 144 194
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +50
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.87% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 13.78% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 8
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +27.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
270 283 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.27% 6.34% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 203 225 239
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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
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 30 March 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
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (42.86%) Citrix
8 9 (42.86%) MCSE
8 9 (42.86%) MCSA
8 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (42.86%) MCITP
9 8 (38.10%) SCOM
9 8 (38.10%) VCP4
9 8 (38.10%) MOM
9 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
10 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 6 (28.57%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) NetApp
12 5 (23.81%) ITIL
13 4 (19.05%) HP
13 4 (19.05%) SLA
13 4 (19.05%) Cisco
13 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
13 4 (19.05%) SCCM
13 4 (19.05%) Change Control
14 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) DSL
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (38.10%) Wintel Support
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Server Support
4 3 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Statistics
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (42.86%) MCITP
2 9 (42.86%) MCSE
2 9 (42.86%) MCSA
3 8 (38.10%) VCP4
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) MOM
1 8 (38.10%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
4 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (14.29%) Altiris
7 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
7 2 (9.52%) CommVault
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) Acronis
West Midlands
CRL
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago