Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 180 182
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 32 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.87% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.07% 4.09% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 36
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £38,125 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.48% +12.13% +18.26%
10th Percentile £38,500 £30,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,438 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%

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 289 342 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.84% 8.92% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 178 246 256
Birmingham median annual salary £53,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% -8.57% -4.37%
10th Percentile £35,525 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,625 £60,000 £71,875
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,814 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.62% -1.61% -

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 October 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) SCCM
2 31 (96.88%) Windows 7
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (96.88%) VMware
3 25 (78.13%) MCSE
3 25 (78.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (78.13%) Data Centre
4 22 (68.75%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
6 16 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (50.00%) Office 365
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
7 15 (46.88%) Degree
7 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
7 15 (46.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (46.88%) Windows 10
7 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
7 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (46.88%) VBScript
7 15 (46.88%) MCP
7 15 (46.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (34.38%) 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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (50.00%) Office 365
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DHCP
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) SCCM Engineer
1 15 (46.88%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Server Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (96.88%) Windows 7
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 16 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (46.88%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 4 (12.50%) SUSE
6 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Root Cause Analysis
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 11 (34.38%) Data Protection
3 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) DNA
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Server Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 15 (46.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) MCSE
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (46.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 15 (46.88%) MCP
3 10 (31.25%) MCSA
4 9 (28.13%) MCITP
4 9 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
1 31 (96.88%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) NetApp
2 9 (28.13%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow