The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.52% 2.98% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.84% 13.82% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 17
Average salary £26,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,800 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £45,000
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
172 123 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.34% 21.54% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 157 115 86
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (85.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (79.73%) VMware
4 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (59.46%) MS Exchange
6 37 (50.00%) Cisco
7 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
8 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
9 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (33.78%) Firewall
11 25 (33.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (31.08%) ITIL
13 20 (27.03%) Office 365
14 19 (25.68%) SAN
14 19 (25.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (21.62%) CCNA
16 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
16 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (20.27%) DNS
17 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
17 15 (20.27%) HP
17 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
18 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
18 14 (18.92%) SQL
18 14 (18.92%) IIS
19 13 (17.57%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 30 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (33.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (18.92%) IIS
6 5 (6.76%) Lync
6 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.05%) CMS
8 3 (4.05%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.35%) Apache
10 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Firewall
2 19 (25.68%) SAN
3 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (20.27%) DNS
5 7 (9.46%) Internet
6 6 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (4.05%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
7 3 (4.05%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.05%) NAS
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.35%) Wireless
9 1 (1.35%) ADSL
9 1 (1.35%) OSPF
9 1 (1.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Server Support
4 10 (13.51%) Server Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.11%) Server Technician
9 5 (6.76%) Support Technician
9 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Server Support Technician
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
1 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (85.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.86%) Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (10.81%) Solaris
7 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.35%) UNIX
11 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Change Management
3 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.46%) Line Management
5 6 (8.11%) Service Management
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Competitive Intelligence
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.35%) Network Design
8 1 (1.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (21.62%) CCNA
4 13 (17.57%) MCSE
5 8 (10.81%) Degree
6 6 (8.11%) CCA
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (8.11%) RHCE
7 5 (6.76%) CCNP
8 3 (4.05%) MCP
8 3 (4.05%) VCP5
9 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.70%) ISEB
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.35%) MCITP
10 1 (1.35%) MCSA
10 1 (1.35%) CCDP
10 1 (1.35%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (18.92%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.70%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) VMware
2 37 (50.00%) Cisco
3 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.27%) HP
5 13 (17.57%) Citrix
6 9 (12.16%) IBM
7 8 (10.81%) NetApp
7 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.76%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
9 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.70%) IPFX
10 1 (1.35%) JBoss
10 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
10 1 (1.35%) Juniper