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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 159 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.097% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £29,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
957 761 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.70% 24.64% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 587 469 590
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,000
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 17 September 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 - 5 £30,000 -
Aberdeen +13 2 £29,250 -8.59%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) SLA
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Back Office
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) iPad
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) B2B
6 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Business Development
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) MCSE
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (7.14%) Java

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Back Office
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Development Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) B2B
2 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
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