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

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 89 97
Rank change year-on-year -39 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 2.21% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 9.64% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 25
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.83% +53.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,750 £23,200
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,250 £58,900
Scotland median annual salary £33,000 £37,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -12.58% +11.03% +4.62%

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 499 581 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.52% 22.91% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 305 340 322
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) SCCM
6 8 (38.10%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) LAN
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) Skype
8 6 (28.57%) DameWare
8 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (19.05%) vCenter Server
10 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) SQL
11 3 (14.29%) VBA
11 3 (14.29%) NFS
11 3 (14.29%) SLA

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 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) Skype
4 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Codeship
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) IT Support
4 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (14.29%) Proactive Management
2 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Server Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Firmware
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) DameWare
3 4 (19.05%) vCenter Server
4 3 (14.29%) vMotion
5 2 (9.52%) Puppet
5 2 (9.52%) SCOM
6 1 (4.76%) Ansible
6 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle