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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 193 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.42% 1.87% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,900 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
283 375 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.00% 7.08% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 233 279 256
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 21 November 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 +2 15 £37,500 +66.66% 2
Coventry -2 6 £37,750 -5.62% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (50.00%) Citrix
6 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL
9 9 (32.14%) Firewall
10 8 (28.57%) SLA
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) NetApp
11 7 (25.00%) MOM
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) VoIP
11 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.00%) MCSE
11 7 (25.00%) MCSA
11 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
11 7 (25.00%) Clustering
11 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (25.00%) MCITP
11 7 (25.00%) SCOM
11 7 (25.00%) VCP4
12 6 (21.43%) High Availability
12 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) VoIP
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) Wintel Support
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Server Support
5 4 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Server Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Wintel Server Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (25.00%) MCITP
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
2 7 (25.00%) MCSA
2 7 (25.00%) VCP4
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.57%) IAG
5 1 (3.57%) UAG
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) MOM
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) Altiris
5 5 (17.86%) LANDesk
5 5 (17.86%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) CommVault
6 4 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Websense
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Talend
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Shift allow
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 15 days ago