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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 2.05% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.78% 8.78% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 13
Median salary £43,500 £36,878 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.95% -5.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £28,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £62,500 £45,000
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
230 319 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.76% 23.37% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 152 206 196
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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 6 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
6 22 (40.74%) VMware
7 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (33.33%) Citrix
9 17 (31.48%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 14 (25.93%) SAN
13 13 (24.07%) Finance
13 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
14 12 (22.22%) Firewall
14 12 (22.22%) Cisco
15 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
15 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
15 11 (20.37%) SCCM
16 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
16 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (18.52%) DHCP
16 10 (18.52%) DNS
17 9 (16.67%) MS Office
17 9 (16.67%) C#
18 8 (14.81%) VPN
19 7 (12.96%) SQL
20 6 (11.11%) VBA
20 6 (11.11%) Linux

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 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) SAN
2 12 (22.22%) Firewall
3 10 (18.52%) DHCP
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) SSL
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.56%) HTTP
6 3 (5.56%) IPsec
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.85%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.85%) MSI
3 1 (1.85%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Administrator
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) EPoS
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Change Management
2 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.26%) Line Management
2 5 (9.26%) MVC
2 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (9.26%) Time Management
3 4 (7.41%) High Availability
3 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) CRM
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) VBA
5 5 (9.26%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) VBScript
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) MCSE
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (3.70%) MCTS
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.56%) MetaFrame
5 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.85%) Docker
7 1 (1.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.70%) Ansible
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Varonis
6 4 (7.41%) CA
6 4 (7.41%) Symantec
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) CommVault
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) F5
9 1 (1.85%) IronPort
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) ThinPrint
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