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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 124 171 153
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 37 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.64% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 1
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
798 907 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.34% 24.28% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 473 559 588
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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
Aberdeenshire - 18 £20,500 - 1
Glasgow - 10 £35,000 -
Stirling - 8 £28,000 -
Edinburgh +1 1 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) DNS
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) SLA
5 21 (38.89%) VoIP
6 20 (37.04%) Service Delivery
7 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
7 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
7 17 (31.48%) SCCM
8 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
9 14 (25.93%) Blackberry
10 13 (24.07%) Android
11 12 (22.22%) Citrix
12 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.52%) Finance
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
14 9 (16.67%) Mac OS
15 7 (12.96%) XenApp
15 7 (12.96%) Google Apps
15 7 (12.96%) MS Office
15 7 (12.96%) DHCP
15 7 (12.96%) Cisco
16 6 (11.11%) Avaya
16 6 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (11.11%) ITSM
16 6 (11.11%) SharePoint

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) DNS
2 21 (38.89%) VoIP
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) HTTP
6 2 (3.70%) SNMP
6 2 (3.70%) DLNA
6 2 (3.70%) ICMP
6 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
6 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.85%) PSTN
7 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Mocha
1 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) IT Support
2 23 (42.59%) Support Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 18 (33.33%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Support Technician
6 5 (9.26%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.26%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Technician
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Technician
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
1 2 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
3 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 13 (24.07%) Android
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.70%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.11%) ITSM
3 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) OO
5 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (3.70%) ERP
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) TDD
5 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.70%) BDD
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.85%) Document Management
6 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.85%) DNA
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Python
1 2 (3.70%) Tcl
1 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.70%) C++
1 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) XenApp
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.70%) Iperf
2 2 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Citrix
3 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) Mitel
5 6 (11.11%) Altiris
5 6 (11.11%) Avaya
6 5 (9.26%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) Dell
7 4 (7.41%) Apple
7 4 (7.41%) AppSense
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.85%) Google
9 1 (1.85%) Wyse
9 1 (1.85%) Reuters
9 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
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