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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 74 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.64% 5.17% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 19.17% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 14
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,850 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £66,000
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
365 386 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.02% 26.99% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 243 144
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
3 60 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (49.43%) Finance
6 39 (44.83%) VMware
7 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
8 36 (41.38%) MS Excel
9 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (33.33%) DNS
10 29 (33.33%) Citrix
11 28 (32.18%) Cisco
12 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
14 21 (24.14%) Lync
15 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (21.84%) Hyper-V
17 17 (19.54%) ITIL
17 17 (19.54%) MCSE
17 17 (19.54%) HP
17 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
18 16 (18.39%) SAN
19 15 (17.24%) Blackberry
19 15 (17.24%) Firewall
19 15 (17.24%) IP Telephony
19 15 (17.24%) Degree
20 14 (16.09%) IIS
21 13 (14.94%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (24.14%) Lync
4 14 (16.09%) IIS
5 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.30%) Apache
9 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) SAN
3 15 (17.24%) Firewall
3 15 (17.24%) IP Telephony
4 10 (11.49%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.05%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) DHCP
6 3 (3.45%) LAN
6 3 (3.45%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (2.30%) LDAP
7 2 (2.30%) Wireless
7 2 (2.30%) VoIP
7 2 (2.30%) MPLS
7 2 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.15%) NAS
8 1 (1.15%) WAAS
8 1 (1.15%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (49.43%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Analyst
2 25 (28.74%) Consultant
3 19 (21.84%) Wintel Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Wintel Specialist
5 9 (10.34%) Citrix Specialist
6 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) Server Support
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 5 (5.75%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) EMC Storage Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) EMC Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Storage Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) SVG
3 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.15%) COM
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.24%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.05%) Clustering
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) CLARiiON
5 4 (4.60%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.45%) PKI
6 3 (3.45%) Replication
7 2 (2.30%) Kindle
8 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
5 12 (13.79%) Windows 2000
6 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (10.34%) Windows Phone
9 6 (6.90%) Linux
10 3 (3.45%) UNIX
11 2 (2.30%) CentOS
11 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.15%) Android
12 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.15%) Solaris
12 1 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Migration
3 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
3 9 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (10.34%) Change Control
4 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.45%) ERP
5 3 (3.45%) Project Management
5 3 (3.45%) Line Management
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.30%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.30%) Time Management
6 2 (2.30%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.30%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.30%) Wealth Management
6 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) C++
4 2 (2.30%) VBScript
4 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) XAML
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.54%) MCSE
3 15 (17.24%) Degree
4 9 (10.34%) CCA
4 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (8.05%) MCITP
6 5 (5.75%) VCAP
6 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.60%) MCSA
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.30%) HND
10 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) APMP
10 1 (1.15%) PhD
10 1 (1.15%) CCIE
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP
10 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (36.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.34%) vSphere
6 8 (9.20%) XenApp
7 7 (8.05%) XenDesktop
7 7 (8.05%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (5.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) SCOM
3 5 (5.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.30%) WSUS
6 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.15%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.15%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (44.83%) VMware
3 29 (33.33%) Citrix
4 28 (32.18%) Cisco
5 17 (19.54%) HP
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle
7 7 (8.05%) EMC
8 5 (5.75%) NetApp
9 4 (4.60%) Symantec
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.30%) Avaya
11 1 (1.15%) Juniper
11 1 (1.15%) Nortel
11 1 (1.15%) Sun
11 1 (1.15%) Reuters
11 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.15%) Sage
11 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
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