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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 204 202
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.58% 3.83% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 13
Median salary £25,750 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.20% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £25,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,800 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%

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
279 313 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.73% 6.01% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 198 225 242
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry +16 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Birmingham -5 2 £30,000 -18.36%
Solihull -11 2 £25,750 -1.90%
Staffordshire - 1 £21,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) SCCM
6 7 (41.18%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) MCSE
9 4 (23.53%) MCSA
9 4 (23.53%) VoIP
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
9 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) Service Management
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) G Suite
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Messaging Developer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Operations Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Network Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (17.65%) MSMQ
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
1 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Software License Management
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) F#
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) NCDA
4 1 (5.88%) NCIE
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
3 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.88%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (17.65%) Kibana
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Acronis
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Bomgar
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos