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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 82 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 2.16% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.87% 10.78% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 22
Average salary £36,878 £39,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.44% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
314 334 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.00% 20.05% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 204 206 171
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 20 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
3 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
4 39 (54.93%) MS Exchange
5 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (52.11%) VMware
6 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (38.03%) Finance
8 26 (36.62%) Cisco
9 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (30.99%) Citrix
10 22 (30.99%) SAN
11 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (23.94%) ITIL
13 16 (22.54%) Windows 7
14 14 (19.72%) Degree
14 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
14 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (19.72%) Firewall
15 13 (18.31%) DNS
16 12 (16.90%) WAN
16 12 (16.90%) MCSE
16 12 (16.90%) SCCM
16 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
16 12 (16.90%) Lync
17 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
17 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
18 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
18 10 (14.08%) Asset Management
19 9 (12.68%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 39 (54.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.90%) Lync
4 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.45%) IIS
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) WorkSite
8 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.82%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) SAN
2 14 (19.72%) Firewall
3 13 (18.31%) DNS
4 12 (16.90%) WAN
5 9 (12.68%) LAN
6 8 (11.27%) Network Security
7 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
8 6 (8.45%) Wireless
9 5 (7.04%) NAS
9 5 (7.04%) MPLS
9 5 (7.04%) MRTG
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 2 (2.82%) VPN
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.41%) WAAS
11 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.41%) VLAN
11 1 (1.41%) VoIP
11 1 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Informix
4 2 (2.82%) Ingres
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Consultant
2 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) Administrator
2 7 (9.86%) IT Support
3 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix Administrator
4 5 (7.04%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Application Packaging
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) WinForms
3 2 (2.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Kindle
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.82%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Handset
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone
7 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000
5 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 3 (4.23%) UNIX
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.23%) Line Management
6 3 (4.23%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.82%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.82%) Time Management
7 2 (2.82%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.82%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) VBScript
4 3 (4.23%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) XAML
6 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) MCSE
3 7 (9.86%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCSA
6 2 (2.82%) HND
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MCDST
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) PhD
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) XenApp
4 9 (12.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.86%) MetaFrame
7 4 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.11%) VMware
3 26 (36.62%) Cisco
4 22 (30.99%) Citrix
5 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.45%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
6 5 (7.04%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Veeam
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 3 (4.23%) Sun
9 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.82%) Draytek
10 1 (1.41%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.41%) F5
10 1 (1.41%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.41%) Twitter
10 1 (1.41%) Varonis
10 1 (1.41%) Websense
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