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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 167 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.064% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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
956 810 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 25.85% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 578 522 577
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 22 August 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
Edinburgh - 4 £28,750 - 3
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) SLA
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) Back Office
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) iPad
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Business Development
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) iPhone
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (8.33%) WAP
8 1 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (50.00%) Back Office
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) B2B
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago