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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 1.44% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £26,875 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £30,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,575 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
232 278 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.89% 21.65% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 155 179 204
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2017, 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%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCP

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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) 3Com
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle