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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 137 165 160
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 21 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 0.77% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £20,500 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
699 912 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.02% 23.25% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 412 580 506
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 12 £20,500 -21.15% 1
Glasgow - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh +19 3 £25,500 -21.53% 3
Aberdeen +21 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 17 (44.74%) DNS
5 16 (42.11%) SLA
6 15 (39.47%) SCCM
7 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
8 13 (34.21%) VoIP
8 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
9 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
13 7 (18.42%) Citrix
14 6 (15.79%) Cisco
14 6 (15.79%) Android
14 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
14 6 (15.79%) Google Apps
15 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (13.16%) Mitel
15 5 (13.16%) Altiris
15 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (13.16%) Publishing
15 5 (13.16%) VMware
15 5 (13.16%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) WorkSite
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) DNS
2 13 (34.21%) VoIP
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) PSTN
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) DB2
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Publishing
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) German Language
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) IT Support
2 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Assistant
9 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Desktop Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) ICT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.79%) Android
6 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) ITSM
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Document Management
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.26%) Line Management
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) DNA
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) MCSA
3 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Mitel
4 5 (13.16%) Altiris
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Interwoven
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Reuters
6 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
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