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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 149 126 176
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +50
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 1.17% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 4.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
Median salary £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,150 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,500 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
664 804 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.02% 25.32% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 392 480 554
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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
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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 4 £25,000 +25.00%
Glasgow -20 4 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £17,500 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows 7
3 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (44.83%) SLA
7 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
7 12 (41.38%) MS Office
8 11 (37.93%) DNS
8 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) Apple
9 10 (34.48%) VMware
9 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (34.48%) SCCM
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
10 9 (31.03%) Mac OS X
10 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (20.69%) LAN
13 6 (20.69%) SCOM
14 5 (17.24%) Office 365
14 5 (17.24%) VoIP
14 5 (17.24%) WAN
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco
14 5 (17.24%) Firewall
15 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
15 4 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
1 12 (41.38%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Broadband
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) IT Support
4 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows 7
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (31.03%) Mac OS X
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Case Management
3 1 (3.45%) Document Management
3 1 (3.45%) ERP
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (13.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Apple
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle