Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 175 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -41
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 42 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.19% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.17% 5.61% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 8
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +20.69%
10th Percentile £38,500 £34,925 £30,125
90th Percentile £44,050 £43,750 £44,150
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +18.64%

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 319 321 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.05% 8.45% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 218 227 185
Birmingham median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £27,200
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% -2.35%

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 18 December 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) SCCM
2 38 (90.48%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (90.48%) VMware
3 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 36 (85.71%) Windows 7
4 35 (83.33%) MCSE
4 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (83.33%) Data Centre
5 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 24 (57.14%) SQL
7 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (54.76%) Office 365
8 21 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (47.62%) MCSA
10 17 (40.48%) VBScript
10 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
10 17 (40.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (38.10%) NetApp
12 15 (35.71%) Data Protection
12 15 (35.71%) MCP
12 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
12 15 (35.71%) Degree
12 15 (35.71%) Computer Science

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 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (90.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 23 (54.76%) Office 365
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DHCP
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) SCCM Engineer
1 15 (35.71%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Operations Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Server Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 35 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 21 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
7 4 (9.52%) SUSE
7 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 15 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (2.38%) DNA
8 1 (2.38%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (2.38%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 17 (40.48%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) MCSE
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (47.62%) MCSA
3 15 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (35.71%) Degree
3 15 (35.71%) MCP
4 14 (33.33%) MCITP
4 14 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (90.48%) VMware
2 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) NetApp
4 14 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (9.52%) Adobe
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Ivanti
5 4 (9.52%) Remedy
5 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec