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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 94 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.069% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £25,000 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
264 346 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.73% 23.78% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 159 207 220
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 29 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) SCOM
5 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
6 4 (44.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) C++

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 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Case Management
1 1 (11.11%) Document Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
1 6 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (44.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) VMware