The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 105 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% - 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% - 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £19,400 - £15,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
73 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.89% 3.87% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 34
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
WSUS
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) CMDB
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu