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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 144 142 162
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 2.46% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 7
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
734 733 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.67% 23.82% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 438 436 576
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +2 5 £32,500 +46.06% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - - 1
Glasgow -23 1 £19,750 -28.18%
Stirling - 1 - -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) DNS
5 11 (34.38%) SLA
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.88%) VoIP
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.63%) Office 365
11 5 (15.63%) Citrix
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) MS Office
11 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
11 5 (15.63%) SCCM
11 5 (15.63%) SCOM
12 4 (12.50%) XenApp
12 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
12 4 (12.50%) MCP
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) Apple
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) VoIP
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) DLNA
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) ICMP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Mocha
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Games
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) IT Support
2 11 (34.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) IT Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
8 3 (9.38%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Android
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.50%) Case Management
2 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.13%) TDD
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCP
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Iperf
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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