The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 224 214
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.21% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.60% 3.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 1
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 312 392 303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.62% 6.40% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 225 275 224
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing WSUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the West Midlands

WSUS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WSUS in the West Midlands

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the West Midlands

WSUS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 2 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) SCCM
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) MSMQ
6 5 (33.33%) Node.js
6 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 5 (33.33%) F#
6 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (33.33%) MVC

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) G Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Messaging Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (33.33%) MSMQ
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
1 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (33.33%) RESTful
1 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (33.33%) Kanban
2 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (13.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) F#
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) NCDA
4 1 (6.67%) NCIE
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Bomgar
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
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