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 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 159 165 149
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.054% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.51% 0.91% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £20,550 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.31% -51.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
239 220 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.23% 5.98% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 144 94
Average salary £42,233 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 2015. 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 - 3 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -5 2 - -
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (25.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (25.00%) Server Patching
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) SaaS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco