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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 110 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.073% 0.74% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 3.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £19,750 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.18% -8.33%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
332 253 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.39% 23.30% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 178 158 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £53,700
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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) MCSA
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) Case Management
7 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) MCITP
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DLNA
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) ICMP
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.69%) Mocha
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Implementation Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) IT Support
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Android
8 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Case Management
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) BDD
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Iperf
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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