The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 48 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.20% 1.72% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.73% 7.55% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
377 278 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.15% 22.77% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 239 190 231
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,622
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (59.42%) Citrix
3 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (57.97%) VMware
4 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
5 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
6 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (42.03%) Finance
7 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
9 26 (37.68%) MCSE
10 25 (36.23%) DNS
11 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.29%) XenApp
13 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (18.84%) MCITP
14 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 12 (17.39%) Clustering
15 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
16 11 (15.94%) ITIL
16 11 (15.94%) Cisco
17 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
17 10 (14.49%) Linux
17 10 (14.49%) vSphere
18 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
18 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
18 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
18 9 (13.04%) AppSense

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.14%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) Lync
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.45%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Taleo
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) DNS
2 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.14%) SAN
4 6 (8.70%) Firewall
5 5 (7.25%) DHCP
6 4 (5.80%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 4 (5.80%) Wireless
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) WAN
7 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.45%) L2TP
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) IPsec
8 1 (1.45%) SSL
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) NUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Law
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Consultant
2 17 (24.64%) Server Support
3 16 (23.19%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 10 (14.49%) Wintel Consultant
6 9 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Citrix Specialist
8 7 (10.14%) Wintel Specialist
9 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Desktop Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Server Technician
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) EMC Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) CSS3
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
5 1 (1.45%) SVG
5 1 (1.45%) COM
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.49%) Linux
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.35%) CentOS
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (4.35%) Migration
3 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 3 (4.35%) Time Management
3 3 (4.35%) Change Control
4 2 (2.90%) Network Architecture
4 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.90%) Wealth Management
4 2 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.90%) ERP
4 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.45%) Project Management
5 1 (1.45%) MVC
5 1 (1.45%) SOA
5 1 (1.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) C#
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) VBA
5 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (37.68%) MCSE
3 13 (18.84%) MCITP
4 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) CCA
5 7 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) VCAP
6 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.80%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 29 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.29%) XenApp
4 10 (14.49%) vSphere
5 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.45%) Squid
11 1 (1.45%) Postfix
11 1 (1.45%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Citrix
2 40 (57.97%) VMware
3 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 9 (13.04%) AppSense
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle
7 5 (7.25%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) EMC
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.45%) Reuters
10 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.45%) Avaya
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) Sage
10 1 (1.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
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