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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 148 146
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.82% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -6.42%
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
179 176 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.80% 5.38% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 105 98 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) .NET

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware