Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 108 95
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.18% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.18% 5.58% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £27,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.60% -30.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £26,425
90th Percentile £46,250 £55,625 £61,000
Scotland median annual salary £32,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.15% - -9.33%

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 478 466 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.21% 21.18% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 278 293 304
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,925 £25,200 £25,300
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) DameWare
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) Skype
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Facilities Management
10 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 4 (20.00%) MCP
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) Linux

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) Skype
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Codeship
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) IT Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) IT Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) IT Support
1 7 (35.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) CentOS
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Product Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 6 (30.00%) DameWare
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle