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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 169 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 8.67% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £20,550 - £39,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,630 - £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £21,470 - £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
209 150 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.76% 4.85% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 142 75 102
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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
(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
Edinburgh - 2 £20,550 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk