Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 178 173
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.40% 0.14% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.67% 1.75% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 31
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.67% +12.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,125 £42,275 £47,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.83% +13.77%

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 409 285 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.02% 7.70% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 193 151 242
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £65,000 £72,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 21 May 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (73.33%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (73.33%) SCCM
4 11 (73.33%) VBScript
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) MCP
5 9 (60.00%) MCSE
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (26.67%) Debian
7 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu

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:

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (73.33%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) PKI
5 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) VBScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
1 9 (60.00%) MCP
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (26.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) Nimble Storage
2 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam