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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 90 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 2.42% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £32,500 £22,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.06% -31.53%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
263 331 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.69% 24.32% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 172 195 224
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago