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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - 155 178
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.095% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.49% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
177 201 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 6.39% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 112 125 114
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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