The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 28 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.80% 0.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £29,250 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.59% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.80% 26.43% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 56 61
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £28,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Aberdeen region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 8 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 Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 8 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 Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix