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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 76 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.79% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 11.11% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 22
Median salary £28,750 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.12% +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,450 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 245 216 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.86% 16.13% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 152 141 200
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) SCCM
8 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 11 (34.38%) VPN
9 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Firewall
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.88%) MS Office
11 7 (21.88%) LAN
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) Citrix
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
13 5 (15.63%) IIS
13 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
13 5 (15.63%) Terminal Services

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 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) VPN
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) Skype
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) IT Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) IT Support
2 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) IT Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
5 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Coaching
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Process Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (6.25%) UAG
6 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) DameWare
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Samsung
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) 3Com
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) Xerox
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