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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.89% 2.56% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 12.31% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 24
Average salary £36,878 £41,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.13% +48.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
309 325 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.31% 20.82% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 197 202 168
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,750
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 1 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
3 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
4 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 38 (50.00%) VMware
7 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (39.47%) Finance
9 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (34.21%) Cisco
11 23 (30.26%) Citrix
11 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (28.95%) SAN
13 18 (23.68%) ITIL
14 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
15 15 (19.74%) DNS
15 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
16 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (18.42%) Degree
16 14 (18.42%) SCCM
16 14 (18.42%) Lync
17 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
17 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
18 12 (15.79%) MCSE
18 12 (15.79%) Firewall
18 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
19 11 (14.47%) Windows 2000
19 11 (14.47%) WAN
19 11 (14.47%) SCOM
20 10 (13.16%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (18.42%) Lync
4 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (9.21%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.63%) WorkSite
8 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) SAN
2 15 (19.74%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) Firewall
4 11 (14.47%) WAN
5 8 (10.53%) LAN
5 8 (10.53%) IP Telephony
6 7 (9.21%) Network Security
7 5 (6.58%) NAS
7 5 (6.58%) Wireless
8 4 (5.26%) MPLS
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.26%) MRTG
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (2.63%) DHCP
11 1 (1.32%) VPN
11 1 (1.32%) VoIP
11 1 (1.32%) OSPF
11 1 (1.32%) BGP
11 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) Informix
4 2 (2.63%) Ingres
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Analyst
2 9 (11.84%) Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) IT Support
4 7 (9.21%) Wintel Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Manager
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
1 7 (9.21%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.63%) WPF
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Kindle
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.58%) Clustering
6 3 (3.95%) PKI
6 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.63%) Replication
8 1 (1.32%) FMCG
8 1 (1.32%) iPhone
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.47%) Windows 2000
6 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Solaris
8 3 (3.95%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.21%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.58%) CRM
6 4 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.63%) Time Management
8 2 (2.63%) Practice Management
8 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Change Control
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.21%) SQL
3 5 (6.58%) C#
4 4 (5.26%) VBScript
5 3 (3.95%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) XAML
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) MCITP
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) HND
6 2 (2.63%) CCNP
6 2 (2.63%) CCNA
6 2 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) PhD
7 1 (1.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.84%) XenApp
4 9 (11.84%) XenDesktop
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (9.21%) MetaFrame
5 7 (9.21%) vSphere
6 4 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) SCOM
3 5 (6.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.32%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.32%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 38 (50.00%) VMware
3 26 (34.21%) Cisco
4 23 (30.26%) Citrix
5 8 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) EMC
6 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec
6 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.26%) Veeam
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Sun
9 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.63%) Draytek
10 1 (1.32%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.32%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.32%) Twitter
10 1 (1.32%) Varonis
10 1 (1.32%) Websense
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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