Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 43 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.84% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 8.55% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 36
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% +9.38% -14.67%
10th Percentile £39,975 £22,500 £23,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,250 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.26% -11.33%

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 637 503 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.44% 21.53% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 400 349 407
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,519 £24,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (98.36%) Windows Server
3 52 (85.25%) Active Directory
4 50 (81.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (72.13%) PowerShell
6 42 (68.85%) VMware
7 41 (67.21%) ITIL
8 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
9 37 (60.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (59.02%) Cisco
11 29 (47.54%) Validation
12 27 (44.26%) Performance Management
12 27 (44.26%) Virtual Team
13 25 (40.98%) DNS
14 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (36.07%) Citrix
15 22 (36.07%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (34.43%) vSphere
16 21 (34.43%) MCSE
16 21 (34.43%) DHCP
17 20 (32.79%) SCCM
17 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
18 19 (31.15%) VMware ESXi
18 19 (31.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (29.51%) Cloud Computing
19 18 (29.51%) SQL
19 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
19 18 (29.51%) HP
20 17 (27.87%) IIS
20 17 (27.87%) ITIL V3

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 17 (27.87%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (29.51%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (26.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) DNS
2 21 (34.43%) DHCP
3 13 (21.31%) Internet
4 10 (16.39%) Firewall
5 7 (11.48%) SAN
6 4 (6.56%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) WAN
7 3 (4.92%) Skype
8 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.28%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
9 1 (1.64%) NAS
9 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) IT Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Pensions Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) Virtual Team
2 15 (24.59%) EMC VNX
3 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (98.36%) Windows Server
3 50 (81.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) ITIL
2 29 (47.54%) Validation
3 27 (44.26%) Performance Management
4 19 (31.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (27.87%) ITIL V3
6 15 (24.59%) Application Packaging
7 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (22.95%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (21.31%) Coaching
8 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
8 13 (21.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (19.67%) Change Management
10 7 (11.48%) DevOps
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
13 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (4.92%) Project Management
15 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
15 2 (3.28%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) PowerShell
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Ruby
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (34.43%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) HND
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 52 (85.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (34.43%) vSphere
3 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (31.15%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (27.87%) XenApp
6 16 (26.23%) XenDesktop
7 15 (24.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (32.79%) SCCM
3 15 (24.59%) SCOM
4 4 (6.56%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) Ansible
5 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) VMware
2 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (59.02%) Cisco
4 22 (36.07%) Citrix
5 18 (29.51%) HP
6 15 (24.59%) EMC
7 13 (21.31%) Google
7 13 (21.31%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.28%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.28%) Splunk
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) AppSense
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
9 1 (1.64%) Spiceworks