The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 108 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 2.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £20,550 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
WSUS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
147 91 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.33% 6.20% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WSUS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Edinburgh region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WSUS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware