Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 104 93
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 8.18% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +76.92% -9.09%
10th Percentile £29,725 £33,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £61,250 £51,875
Scotland median annual salary £31,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% -4.11%

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 478 550 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.78% 20.97% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 319 356 343
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,875 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) DNS
8 8 (36.36%) SAN
8 8 (36.36%) Linux
9 7 (31.82%) DHCP
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
10 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (22.73%) Office 365
12 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (18.18%) Fiserv
12 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 4 (18.18%) Python
12 4 (18.18%) LAN
12 4 (18.18%) WAN
12 4 (18.18%) Perl
12 4 (18.18%) SQL
12 4 (18.18%) Unix
12 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (18.18%) Firewall

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) VMS
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (13.64%) Proactive Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Server Management
4 2 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Python
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) Firmware
4 3 (13.64%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
1 3 (13.64%) vMotion
2 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Fiserv
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) IBM