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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.57% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 6.65% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 6
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £28,550 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £62,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median 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
235 316 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.06% 23.69% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 135 204 188
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 31 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
5 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
6 19 (43.18%) VMware
7 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (36.36%) Citrix
9 14 (31.82%) ITIL
10 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
10 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
10 13 (29.55%) Cisco
11 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.73%) SAN
13 10 (22.73%) SCCM
13 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
14 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (20.45%) MS Office
14 9 (20.45%) Firewall
15 8 (18.18%) DHCP
15 8 (18.18%) DNS
16 7 (15.91%) VPN
17 6 (13.64%) MVC
17 6 (13.64%) Finance
17 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 6 (13.64%) Linux
17 6 (13.64%) C#
17 6 (13.64%) C++

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 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) SAN
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall
3 8 (18.18%) DHCP
3 8 (18.18%) DNS
4 7 (15.91%) VPN
5 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) SSL
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) HTTP
8 3 (6.82%) IPsec
8 3 (6.82%) Network Security
8 3 (6.82%) Wireless
9 2 (4.55%) NAS
10 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.27%) FirePass
10 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
2 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Administrator
1 9 (20.45%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Line Management
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) High Availability
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) C++
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) VBA
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
1 5 (11.36%) MCSE
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) MCTS
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.82%) MetaFrame
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
5 5 (11.36%) Varonis
6 4 (9.09%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.55%) CommVault
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) IronPort
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) ThinPrint
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