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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 93 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.34% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.10% 6.33% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 22
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
310 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 21.11% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 202 184 167
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (58.57%) VMware
4 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
4 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
5 36 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (37.14%) Finance
9 24 (34.29%) Citrix
10 21 (30.00%) Cisco
10 21 (30.00%) SAN
10 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (28.57%) ITIL
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (18.57%) DNS
13 13 (18.57%) WAN
13 13 (18.57%) MCSE
13 13 (18.57%) Firewall
14 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
14 12 (17.14%) SCOM
15 11 (15.71%) SCCM
15 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
16 10 (14.29%) LAN
16 10 (14.29%) SQL
16 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
16 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 10 (14.29%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (14.29%) Lync
5 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (10.00%) IIS
8 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (2.86%) WorkSite
10 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) SAN
2 13 (18.57%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) WAN
2 13 (18.57%) Firewall
3 10 (14.29%) LAN
4 8 (11.43%) Network Security
5 7 (10.00%) Wireless
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (7.14%) MRTG
6 5 (7.14%) NAS
6 5 (7.14%) MPLS
7 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.29%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) DHCP
9 1 (1.43%) WAAS
9 1 (1.43%) VLAN
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.43%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) Informix
3 2 (2.86%) Ingres
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (10.00%) IT Support
2 7 (10.00%) Administrator
2 7 (10.00%) Consultant
3 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) WinForms
3 2 (2.86%) WPF
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) Kindle
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) FMCG
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Solaris
8 3 (4.29%) UNIX
9 2 (2.86%) Linux
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.43%) Android
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 9 (12.86%) CRM
4 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.71%) Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.29%) Line Management
6 3 (4.29%) MOF
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.86%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.86%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.86%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
1 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) VBScript
2 3 (4.29%) VB
2 3 (4.29%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.57%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.29%) MCSA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) CCNA
7 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) CCIE
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (67.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.29%) XenApp
4 9 (12.86%) vSphere
4 9 (12.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.00%) MetaFrame
7 6 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.43%) XenServer
10 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCOM
2 11 (15.71%) SCCM
3 5 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.43%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.43%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) VMware
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Citrix
4 21 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.14%) Symantec
6 5 (7.14%) EMC
7 4 (5.71%) Veeam
8 3 (4.29%) Sun
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) Draytek
10 1 (1.43%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.43%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) Twitter
10 1 (1.43%) Varonis
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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