The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 139 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 1.62% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Median salary £26,875 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £20,750 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,575 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
476 740 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.42% 25.04% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 313 441 447
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 2 £26,875 -17.30%
Glasgow +18 1 - -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) 3Com
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec