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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 4.91% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.72% 18.56% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,400 £64,800
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
338 361 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.91% 26.47% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 199 232 160
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
3 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
4 48 (53.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (51.69%) MS Exchange
6 43 (48.31%) VMware
7 40 (44.94%) Finance
8 33 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (33.71%) Cisco
10 29 (32.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
12 25 (28.09%) DNS
12 25 (28.09%) Citrix
13 24 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (24.72%) Lync
15 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
16 20 (22.47%) SAN
17 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
18 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
18 18 (20.22%) ITIL
19 17 (19.10%) MCSE
20 16 (17.98%) HP
20 16 (17.98%) Blackberry
20 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (17.98%) Degree
21 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
22 14 (15.73%) IP Telephony
22 14 (15.73%) Firewall
22 14 (15.73%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 46 (51.69%) MS Exchange
2 29 (32.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (24.72%) Lync
4 13 (14.61%) IIS
5 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.25%) Apache
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) DNS
2 20 (22.47%) SAN
3 14 (15.73%) IP Telephony
3 14 (15.73%) Firewall
4 9 (10.11%) WAN
4 9 (10.11%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.62%) NAS
6 4 (4.49%) Wireless
7 3 (3.37%) VPN
7 3 (3.37%) Network Security
8 2 (2.25%) VLAN
8 2 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.25%) LDAP
8 2 (2.25%) VoIP
8 2 (2.25%) DHCP
8 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.25%) MPLS
9 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Ingres
5 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.25%) MSI
General
1 40 (44.94%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Law
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Consultant
3 18 (20.22%) Wintel Consultant
4 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) IT Support
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Wintel Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) WinForms
3 1 (1.12%) SVG
3 1 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) WPF
3 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Blackberry
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Kindle
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) PKI
5 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (53.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.85%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.73%) Windows XP
6 12 (13.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (12.36%) Windows 2000
8 9 (10.11%) Windows Phone
9 3 (3.37%) Linux
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.25%) UNIX
10 2 (2.25%) Solaris
11 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.12%) Android
11 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.12%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Migration
3 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
4 8 (8.99%) Change Control
4 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.74%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.37%) Project Management
7 3 (3.37%) CRM
7 3 (3.37%) Line Management
8 2 (2.25%) Time Management
8 2 (2.25%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.25%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.25%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.25%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.12%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) C++
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.25%) VB
4 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.12%) XAML
5 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.10%) MCSE
3 16 (17.98%) Degree
4 8 (8.99%) MCITP
5 6 (6.74%) MCSA
6 5 (5.62%) CCA
6 5 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.37%) VCAP
8 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.25%) HND
9 2 (2.25%) CCNP
9 2 (2.25%) CCNA
10 1 (1.12%) CCIE
10 1 (1.12%) PhD
10 1 (1.12%) MCP
10 1 (1.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
2 33 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.35%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.24%) XenApp
4 10 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.11%) XenDesktop
6 7 (7.87%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (5.62%) vSphere
8 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) SCCM
2 11 (12.36%) SCOM
3 6 (6.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.12%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.31%) VMware
3 30 (33.71%) Cisco
4 25 (28.09%) Citrix
5 16 (17.98%) HP
6 7 (7.87%) EMC
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle
7 6 (6.74%) Symantec
8 4 (4.49%) NetApp
9 2 (2.25%) Draytek
9 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.25%) Sun
9 2 (2.25%) Avaya
9 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.12%) Juniper
10 1 (1.12%) Websense
10 1 (1.12%) Nortel
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago