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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 138 132 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +42
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.94% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 3.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £20,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,500 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
547 865 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.70% 26.12% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 370 493 591
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,600 £52,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Glasgow +15 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Edinburgh +15 2 £25,500 +27.50% 2
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 - 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) SCCM
7 8 (44.44%) MS Office
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (38.89%) SLA
8 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (27.78%) LAN
10 5 (27.78%) Apple
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (27.78%) Office 365
10 5 (27.78%) Firewall
11 4 (22.22%) VMware
11 4 (22.22%) SCOM
11 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (22.22%) VoIP
11 4 (22.22%) WAN
11 4 (22.22%) DHCP
11 4 (22.22%) Windows XP

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 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) Broadband
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
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