The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £28,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
384 268 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.65% 22.35% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 250 181 235
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,695
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 8
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware