The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 66 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 2.23% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.21% 10.47% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 16
Median salary £48,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,850 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 268 258 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.97% 21.29% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 153 143 204
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server
3 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
4 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) ITIL
7 12 (34.29%) Firewall
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco
8 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
9 9 (25.71%) DevOps
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) IIS
9 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
9 9 (25.71%) DNS
10 8 (22.86%) SCCM
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (20.00%) LAN
11 7 (20.00%) HP
12 6 (17.14%) VPN
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (17.14%) vSphere
12 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
13 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 9 (25.71%) IIS
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
5 5 (14.29%) Skype
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) NAS
7 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) IT Support
6 5 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
4 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
9 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.86%) BCP
9 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) DameWare
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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