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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 90 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.062% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 0.25% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £25,500 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
259 400 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.66% 24.97% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 192 225 267
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,200 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) VMware