Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 207 174
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33 +7
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 19 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.97% 4.29% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 21
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +20.69% -22.67%
10th Percentile £34,950 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £33,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year +14.81% +16.38% -22.67%

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 382 396 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.93% 8.32% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 270 198 260
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,725 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +7.59%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
4 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) DHCP
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) SCOM
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (31.58%) MCSE
6 6 (31.58%) MCSA
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) MOM
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (26.32%) MCITP
7 5 (26.32%) VCP4
7 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (26.32%) vCenter Server
8 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (21.05%) EqualLogic

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 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) MPLS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) ICT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
2 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSA
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCITP
2 5 (26.32%) VCP4
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) MOM
2 5 (26.32%) vCenter Server
3 4 (21.05%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) EqualLogic
3 4 (21.05%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (21.05%) Synology
3 4 (21.05%) Veeam
4 2 (10.53%) Capita
4 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow