The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 147 155 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.22% 0.080%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 3.08% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
224 227 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.72% 7.20% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 112 139 109
Median salary £50,000 £44,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% +9.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 5 £31,000 -
Glasgow -7 2 £42,500 +21.42%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam