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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 94 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.092% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
245 381 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.52% 32.23% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 156 225 154
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft