The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 99
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.18% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% -0.93%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 277 255 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.20% 21.30% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 287 329 441
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Edinburgh

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware