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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK / Scotland
Rank 133 143 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 2.52% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 13
Median salary £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £21,100 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £32,500 £28,700
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 475 635 693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.48% 21.72% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 273 382 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 24 March 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
Edinburgh -6 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Dundee - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
8 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) Degree

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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
1 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) 3Com
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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