Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 92 97
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 2.22% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.63% 9.46% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 23
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +64.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £26,125 £39,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £52,250
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +7.69%

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 524 634 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.75% 23.50% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 325 399 348
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +7.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (21.05%) vMotion
9 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
9 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (21.05%) Firmware
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) NFS
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) Dell

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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.53%) VMS
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Server Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Firmware
3 4 (21.05%) NFS
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
1 4 (21.05%) vMotion
2 2 (10.53%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Fiserv
5 1 (5.26%) Ivanti