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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 95 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £19,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 333 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.02% 20.21% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 201 196 165
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Dell
8 2 (18.18%) Interwoven
8 2 (18.18%) MCSA
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) WorkSite
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) PSTN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Interwoven
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Reuters
5 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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Posted: 20 days ago