The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.35% 2.39% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.94% 9.70% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £22,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 299 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.66% 24.69% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 223 219 205
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Citrix
3 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
5 31 (47.69%) VMware
6 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
7 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 25 (38.46%) Finance
10 23 (35.38%) MCSE
11 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (30.77%) DNS
13 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
14 18 (27.69%) SQL
14 18 (27.69%) XenApp
15 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
16 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
17 13 (20.00%) AppSense
17 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
18 12 (18.46%) XenDesktop
18 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (16.92%) Clustering
19 11 (16.92%) MCITP
20 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (15.38%) C#
20 10 (15.38%) .NET
20 10 (15.38%) ITIL
20 10 (15.38%) Linux
21 9 (13.85%) JavaScript

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.85%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) WorkSite
6 2 (3.08%) Lync
7 1 (1.54%) nginx
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.54%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Taleo
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) DHCP
4 4 (6.15%) SAN
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 3 (4.62%) VPN
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.54%) VLAN
7 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.54%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.54%) IPsec
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) Intranet
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) NUnit
1 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.62%) MSTest
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Consultant
2 16 (24.62%) Server Support
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Citrix Consultant
5 11 (16.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 8 (12.31%) Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Administrator
9 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (9.23%) Wintel Consultant
10 5 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
10 5 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
10 5 (7.69%) Server Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) jQuery
4 3 (4.62%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.62%) WCF
4 3 (4.62%) WinForms
5 2 (3.08%) NHibernate
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) CSS3
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.54%) SVG
6 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Blog
4 2 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.54%) CMDB
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.38%) Linux
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.62%) Debian
8 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) UNIX
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) MVC
3 3 (4.62%) OO
3 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.62%) SOA
3 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.08%) Time Management
4 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.08%) ERP
4 2 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.54%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.54%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.54%) Migration
5 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.54%) Telemarketing
5 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) VBScript
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) VBA
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (35.38%) MCSE
3 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
5 11 (16.92%) MCITP
6 6 (9.23%) Degree
7 5 (7.69%) CCA
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.62%) MCSA
9 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.08%) VCAP
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (27.69%) XenApp
4 12 (18.46%) XenDesktop
5 7 (10.77%) vSphere
6 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.54%) Openswan
9 1 (1.54%) Squid
9 1 (1.54%) Postfix
9 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
2 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Citrix
2 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (47.69%) VMware
4 13 (20.00%) AppSense
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) Cisco
7 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Fujitsu
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.08%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) SAP
10 1 (1.54%) Reuters
10 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Sage
10 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 26 days ago