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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 163 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.062% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -31.57%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
892 858 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 26.60% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 560 566 540
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 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 10 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
Edinburgh - 3 £32,500 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £26,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £27,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) SLA
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Back Office
5 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) iPad
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) Business Development
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.00%) B2B
9 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Android
10 2 (10.00%) iPhone
10 2 (10.00%) Twitter
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (10.00%) Lync
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.00%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Extranet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 10 (50.00%) Back Office
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (55.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Business Development Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Handset
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Business Development
2 3 (15.00%) B2B
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Facebook
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Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago