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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 151 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.38% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 1.60% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Median salary £20,000 £22,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -13.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £39,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 688 753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.68% 24.01% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 334 386 437
Median salary £39,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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 +8 5 £18,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £20,000 -
Dundee - 1 £25,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) VoIP
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Office 365
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) Android
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
10 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) MCP
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco
10 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
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