The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 4.00% 2.00% 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 5.00% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £37,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Operating Systems Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 32.00% 40.00% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £21,250 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Caerphilly region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Resilience Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Server Building
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Resilience Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Server Building
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Server
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam