Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 210 238
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +7
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.53% 1.60% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £31,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.60% -13.10% +76.40%
10th Percentile £39,000 £29,350 £29,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £41,650 £47,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 522 374 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.25% 7.21% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 327 214 288
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,325 £30,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,150
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Scotland

WSUS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in Scotland.

Salary trend for WSUS in Scotland

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 8 £55,000 +77.42%
WSUS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) XenApp
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) EMC
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (12.50%) VBScript
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) Xen

WSUS
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Pensions Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) KVM
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft