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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 210 213
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 13 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.57% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.23% 9.67% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 6
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.79% +2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  

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 402 362 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.89% 5.94% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 287 238 309
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -18 4 £33,250 +2.30% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Coventry -5 1 £19,520 -47.24% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) SCCM
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (50.00%) MCSE
5 9 (50.00%) MCSA
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Project Management
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 7 (38.89%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (38.89%) Service Management
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
8 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
8 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (33.33%) Remedy
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (33.33%) VBScript
8 6 (33.33%) Workfront
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (33.33%) Change Control
8 6 (33.33%) ServiceNow
9 5 (27.78%) SQL

WSUS
Co-occurring 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (33.33%) Change Control
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Facilities Management
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) F#
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) MCSA
1 9 (50.00%) MCSE
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 22301
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Kibana
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 6 (33.33%) Remedy
3 6 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Synology
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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