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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.19% 4.95% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.49% 17.35% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 25
Average salary £37,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,400 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
185 196 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 28.53% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 143 173 75
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £50,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (86.25%) Active Directory
3 63 (78.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (76.25%) Microsoft
5 53 (66.25%) VMware
6 42 (52.50%) DNS
7 39 (48.75%) DHCP
7 39 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (27.50%) IIS
10 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
10 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (25.00%) SAN
11 20 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (23.75%) Advertising
12 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
14 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (16.25%) ITIL
15 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (15.00%) IBM
16 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
17 11 (13.75%) SolarWinds
17 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (11.25%) Internet
19 9 (11.25%) SLA
19 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 22 (27.50%) IIS
2 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (23.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (7.50%) Lync
6 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (52.50%) DNS
2 39 (48.75%) DHCP
3 20 (25.00%) SAN
4 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.25%) Internet
6 5 (6.25%) Firewall
7 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Local Government
3 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Administrator
3 14 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.75%) Server Support
4 11 (13.75%) Server Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Support
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
1 3 (3.75%) WinForms
1 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
1 3 (3.75%) WCF
1 3 (3.75%) LINQ
1 3 (3.75%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) AS400
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (78.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
5 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 3 (3.75%) UNIX
6 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
1 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.75%) MVVM
4 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (3.75%) Scrum
4 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (3.75%) UML
4 3 (3.75%) OOP
4 3 (3.75%) ETL
4 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (1.25%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (1.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) MCSE
3 6 (7.50%) MCSA
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.75%) CCNA
6 2 (2.50%) MCITP
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) VCP5
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (86.25%) Active Directory
2 29 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.25%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (76.25%) Microsoft
2 53 (66.25%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) IBM
4 11 (13.75%) SolarWinds
5 8 (10.00%) Citrix
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
10 1 (1.25%) Verint
10 1 (1.25%) Lotus
10 1 (1.25%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago