The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 114 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.42% 0.078% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 0.29% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £18,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 174 348 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.51% 27.25% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 172 145
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) VMware

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware