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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 151 157 152
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.96% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £23,005
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +19.54%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
Windows 8
UK

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
775 935 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.20% 28.58% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 472 552 520
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
Fife +7 2 £24,000 -
Edinburgh -3 2 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Back Office
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago