Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 198 186
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 +61
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 18 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.35% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.55% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 26
Scotland median annual salary £19,500 £26,293 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.84% -6.10% -
10th Percentile £17,600 £18,075 £19,375
90th Percentile £24,950 £37,500 £40,000
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -1.79% -6.67%

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

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1212 1158 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.60% 22.28% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 801 757 936
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Windows 8 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 5 £18,000 -48.57% 1
Edinburgh -15 4 £22,500 -12.62%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £23,500 -
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (7.14%) HND
9 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (7.14%) OO
9 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (7.14%) C

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) IT Support
3 5 (35.71%) Junior
4 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Applications Support
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle