Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 182 183
Rank change year-on-year +48 +1 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 37 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.22% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.08% 4.07% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 4
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £21,550
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,125 £42,275
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% +7.14% -10.83%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 334 344 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.03% 9.21% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 217 163 151
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,850 £27,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +12.50% -6.98%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Birmingham

WSUS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for WSUS in Birmingham

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (91.89%) SCCM
2 34 (91.89%) Data Centre
3 32 (86.49%) MCSE
3 32 (86.49%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (86.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (83.78%) VMware
5 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
6 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
7 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
7 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
8 22 (59.46%) MCSA
9 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (56.76%) Office 365
10 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (51.35%) NetApp
12 18 (48.65%) DNS
13 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
13 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (43.24%) DHCP
15 15 (40.54%) SQL
15 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (40.54%) MCITP
15 15 (40.54%) Nimble Storage
15 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
16 13 (35.14%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (35.14%) VBScript
17 12 (32.43%) Windows 10
18 10 (27.03%) GDPR

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) WildFly
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (56.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 16 (43.24%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) NAS
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.41%) DSL
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) MPLS
5 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM Engineer
1 10 (27.03%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Team Leader
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (91.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (40.54%) Windows 8
7 12 (32.43%) Windows 10
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
2 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
5 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Change Control
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
9 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.41%) ITSM
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) MCSE
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (59.46%) MCSA
3 15 (40.54%) MCITP
3 15 (40.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 10 (27.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.41%) NLBS
6 2 (5.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (91.89%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Backup Exec
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
4 5 (13.51%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) NetApp
4 15 (40.54%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (13.51%) Ivanti
5 5 (13.51%) Remedy
5 5 (13.51%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) F5
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) Trend Micro
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Zerto
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec