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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 95 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% - 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
244 343 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.18% 25.33% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 129 213 186
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 June 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 6 (50.00%) Google Apps
5 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (41.67%) Publishing
6 5 (41.67%) Mitel
6 5 (41.67%) Avaya
6 5 (41.67%) Android
6 5 (41.67%) Altiris
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (41.67%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Support
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support
2 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
6 5 (41.67%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Mitel
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix