The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.83% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
304 373 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.31% 26.72% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 200 198
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Glasgow region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Glasgow

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (55.56%) SCCM
7 9 (50.00%) Mac OS
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 8 (44.44%) Android
9 7 (38.89%) Google Apps
9 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
10 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco
10 6 (33.33%) Avaya
10 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 6 (33.33%) Publishing
10 6 (33.33%) Mitel
10 6 (33.33%) Altiris
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (27.78%) DHCP
12 3 (16.67%) XenApp
12 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
12 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (16.67%) Retail
12 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) ICMP
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) DLNA
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Mocha
1 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (44.44%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Tcl
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Iperf
2 2 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Avaya
2 6 (33.33%) Mitel
2 6 (33.33%) Altiris
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) VMware