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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 147 134 168
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 1.01% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 4.18% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Median salary £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
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
684 765 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.91% 24.21% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 382 446 560
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 29 June 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
Edinburgh +6 3 £25,000 -1.96% 1
West Lothian - 2 £17,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Glasgow -11 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £20,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows 7
3 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) DNS
8 11 (39.29%) Apple
8 11 (39.29%) MS Office
9 10 (35.71%) SLA
9 10 (35.71%) SCCM
10 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (32.14%) Mac OS X
10 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (32.14%) VMware
11 8 (28.57%) SCOM
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (25.00%) Office 365
13 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
13 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
14 4 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (14.29%) SQL
14 4 (14.29%) Oracle
14 4 (14.29%) WAN
14 4 (14.29%) LAN

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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (39.29%) MS Office
3 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support
5 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) Mac OS X
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (3.57%) Case Management
2 1 (3.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Document Management
2 1 (3.57%) ERP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Apple
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) HP
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