The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.60% 3.67% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.15% 19.30% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 17
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 114 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.30% 19.03% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 114
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2008
South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
6 14 (42.42%) ITIL
7 13 (39.39%) Citrix
7 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) DNS
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco
9 10 (30.30%) HP
10 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 9 (27.27%) IIS
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.21%) Clustering
12 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) NetApp
13 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
13 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (15.15%) Firewall
14 5 (15.15%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) IIS
3 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Commerce Server
7 2 (6.06%) CMS
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (6.06%) Lync
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.03%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) VoIP
7 1 (3.03%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) DHTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (12.12%) Solaris
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Competitive Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) RHCE
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.06%) VCP5
7 1 (3.03%) CCAA
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) CCA
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) Citrix
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) AppSense
9 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) Adobe
9 1 (3.03%) Sage
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago