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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 78 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 1.97% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 9.65% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 27
Median salary £27,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
234 259 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.23% 20.44% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 157 174 195
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
5 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
6 13 (39.39%) SCCM
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco
8 11 (33.33%) VPN
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
10 9 (27.27%) VMware
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.21%) Firewall
12 7 (21.21%) Citrix
13 6 (18.18%) MS Office
13 6 (18.18%) LAN
13 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 5 (15.15%) ITIL
14 5 (15.15%) MySQL
14 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
14 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
14 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
15 4 (12.12%) Skype

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) Skype
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) IT Support
2 9 (27.27%) Administrator
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) IT Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) IT Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.09%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.06%) Unix
10 1 (3.03%) Android
10 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.03%) CentOS
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Process Management
3 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) MetaFrame
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.06%) UAG
7 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) DameWare
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Samsung
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) 3Com
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Xerox
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