The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 165 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.061% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
899 866 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.38% 26.58% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 554 579 540
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows 8
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +14 1 £27,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) SLA
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Back Office
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) iPad
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 3 (18.75%) B2B
8 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Business Development
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) MCSE
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) Android
9 2 (12.50%) iPhone
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Lync
10 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (12.50%) Lync
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Back Office
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) B2B
2 3 (18.75%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Facebook
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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