The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 155 157 148
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.065% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 1.02% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
WSUS
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
174 197 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.87% 6.36% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 110 126 107
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Compaq
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Compaq
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security