Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 181 181
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.59% 0.33% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.01% 3.81% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 37
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £38,300 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,275 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +3.70%

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 328 341 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.40% 8.69% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 185 226 266
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,625 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) SCCM
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
4 18 (78.26%) SQL
4 18 (78.26%) MCSE
4 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
6 14 (60.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
6 14 (60.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (60.87%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (60.87%) MCP
6 14 (60.87%) VBScript
6 14 (60.87%) Degree
6 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
6 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
6 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
8 8 (34.78%) Office 365
9 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 22 (95.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
2 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 14 (60.87%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 14 (60.87%) Windows 10
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
7 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
7 4 (17.39%) SUSE
8 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (60.87%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) MCSE
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 14 (60.87%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) MCITP
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (95.65%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp
2 5 (21.74%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam