Period
to 4 April 2020

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 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 136 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 17 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 3.23% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 18
Median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +78.57% -3.03%
10th Percentile £24,625 £37,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £49,125 £55,000 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.00% -8.09%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 362 526 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.91% 20.60% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 198 366 305
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +13.70% -12.05%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £63,750 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,178 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.69% +9.55% -7.23%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (30.00%) Google
7 3 (30.00%) PKI
7 3 (30.00%) NAS
7 3 (30.00%) Veeam
7 3 (30.00%) Azure
7 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) CentOS
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) GDPR
8 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
8 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) React
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Debian
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp