The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 173 144 163
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.074% 0.47% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 7.81% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £31,500 £46,000 £37,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.52% +22.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
199 192 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.88% 6.07% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 120 83 114
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WSUS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Scotland

WSUS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £31,500 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) SCCM
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) MSI
5 9 (69.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (69.23%) SLA
5 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
5 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 9 (69.23%) Advertising
5 9 (69.23%) Publishing
5 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Vista
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (15.38%) SCOM
8 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
8 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
1 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MSI
2 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (69.23%) Advertising
1 9 (69.23%) Publishing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Vista
4 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Interwoven
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe