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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 206 211 186
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 36 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.17% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.63% 2.75% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 33
Median salary £34,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
374 363 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.07% 6.29% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 243 311 259
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

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
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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +17 30 £32,750 -12.66%
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 49 (98.00%) Windows
2 46 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (64.00%) SAN
5 31 (62.00%) Hyper-V
6 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (54.00%) Acronis
8 22 (44.00%) Citrix
8 22 (44.00%) VMware
9 21 (42.00%) IBM
10 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (38.00%) DHCP
10 19 (38.00%) VPN
10 19 (38.00%) DNS
11 18 (36.00%) IBM Notes
11 18 (36.00%) IBM Domino
11 18 (36.00%) MCSE
12 17 (34.00%) MCSA
13 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
14 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.00%) ITIL
15 11 (22.00%) Degree
16 10 (20.00%) MCITP
17 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
18 7 (14.00%) Legal
18 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
18 7 (14.00%) Retail
18 7 (14.00%) Linux
18 7 (14.00%) MS Excel

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 18 (36.00%) IBM Domino
1 18 (36.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.00%) WordPress
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) SAN
2 19 (38.00%) DHCP
2 19 (38.00%) DNS
2 19 (38.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
3 2 (4.00%) VoIP
3 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (14.00%) Legal
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Server Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (98.00%) Windows
2 46 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (36.00%) MCSE
3 17 (34.00%) MCSA
4 11 (22.00%) Degree
5 10 (20.00%) MCITP
6 7 (14.00%) MCDST
6 7 (14.00%) MCTS
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (62.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) vSphere
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.00%) SCCM
4 3 (6.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Acronis
2 22 (44.00%) Citrix
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 21 (42.00%) IBM
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.00%) NetApp
5 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (14.00%) Veeam
6 6 (12.00%) Symantec
7 3 (6.00%) Sophos
8 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow