The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 138 186 182
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 60 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.34% 5.32% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 4
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,750 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
295 301 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.97% 6.01% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 245 247 170
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 17 £65,000 +136.36% 1
Solihull - 17 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 16 £37,500 -
Coventry +15 6 £30,000 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
3 44 (70.97%) MS Office
4 35 (56.45%) ITIL
5 31 (50.00%) Finance
6 29 (46.77%) Service Delivery
6 29 (46.77%) Operations Management
6 29 (46.77%) ITIL V3
6 29 (46.77%) Server Monitoring
7 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 27 (43.55%) DNS
9 22 (35.48%) Forefront TMG
10 20 (32.26%) Linux
11 18 (29.03%) HTTP
11 18 (29.03%) IIS
11 18 (29.03%) Cisco
11 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
11 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
12 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
12 16 (25.81%) Altiris
12 16 (25.81%) VLAN
12 16 (25.81%) SSL
12 16 (25.81%) Perl
12 16 (25.81%) SQL
12 16 (25.81%) Publishing
12 16 (25.81%) Backup Exec
13 15 (24.19%) SAN
13 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
14 14 (22.58%) Change Control
15 13 (20.97%) vSphere

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (29.03%) IIS
2 12 (19.35%) Apache
3 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.13%) Moodle
4 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (12.90%) Lync
6 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.84%) WordPress
8 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (70.97%) MS Office
2 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
3 13 (20.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) DNS
2 18 (29.03%) HTTP
3 16 (25.81%) VLAN
3 16 (25.81%) SSL
4 15 (24.19%) SAN
5 13 (20.97%) SSH
6 11 (17.74%) DHCP
7 8 (12.90%) Firewall
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (9.68%) VoIP
9 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.06%) VPN
10 2 (3.23%) Wireless
10 2 (3.23%) IPsec
10 2 (3.23%) LAN
10 2 (3.23%) LDAP
10 2 (3.23%) WAN
10 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Service Manager
2 14 (22.58%) Technical Manager
2 14 (22.58%) IT Technical Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.61%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) LAMP
2 6 (9.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Open Source
2 7 (11.29%) VLE
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Wiki
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Linux
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) ITIL
2 29 (46.77%) Service Delivery
2 29 (46.77%) Operations Management
2 29 (46.77%) ITIL V3
2 29 (46.77%) Server Monitoring
3 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
4 14 (22.58%) Change Control
5 9 (14.52%) Time Management
6 6 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.84%) Content Management
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
1 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 16 (25.81%) Perl
2 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) PHP
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (93.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (35.48%) Forefront TMG
3 13 (20.97%) vSphere
4 8 (12.90%) ISA Server
4 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
5 7 (11.29%) Shibboleth
5 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (9.68%) XenApp
6 6 (9.68%) IAG
6 6 (9.68%) UAG
6 6 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (3.23%) XenServer
8 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Backup Exec
2 8 (12.90%) SCCM
3 6 (9.68%) Cacti
3 6 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Cisco
3 16 (25.81%) Altiris
4 13 (20.97%) NetApp
5 10 (16.13%) Citrix
6 8 (12.90%) EMC
6 8 (12.90%) VMware
7 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 6 (9.68%) Symantec
7 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.68%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Talend
9 2 (3.23%) Veeam
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago