Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 203 173
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.096% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.90% 1.32% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 26
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,950 £22,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,900 £46,375
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -6.67%

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 385 302 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.48% 7.26% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 206 160 201
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,875 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £68,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 February 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
2 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (26.67%) VBScript
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (20.00%) PKI
9 3 (20.00%) SCOM
9 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (20.00%) Debian
9 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) NetApp
9 3 (20.00%) Linux

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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) VCP4
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) PowerCLI
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (6.67%) MOM
4 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
2 3 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Capita
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam