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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 113 125
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 6 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 1.27% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.35% 15.31% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 3
Median salary £36,500 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.45% -12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £31,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £43,750 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 179 196 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 9.13% 8.31% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 215 206 320
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.26% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £66,875
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Synology
5 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Veeam

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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (37.50%) Synology
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
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