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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 217 202 192
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 12 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.60% 4.68% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
333 278 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.85% 5.49% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 240 221 226
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -5 10 £42,250 +12.66%
Coventry -9 1 £40,000 +6.66% 4
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 24 (96.00%) VMware
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) Patch Management
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (48.00%) MCSE
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (40.00%) MCSA
9 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (36.00%) SCCM
10 8 (32.00%) MCDST
10 8 (32.00%) MCTS
10 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
10 8 (32.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) Firmware
11 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (24.00%) Veeam
12 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (16.00%) WordPress

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (16.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) IT Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) IT Support
3 6 (24.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Support
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) MCSE
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) MCSA
3 8 (32.00%) MCDST
3 8 (32.00%) MCTS
4 4 (16.00%) MCITP
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.00%) VCP4
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Firmware
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) MOM
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (24.00%) Veeam
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago