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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.53% 5.62% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.23% 20.11% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 22
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £28,075
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
218 189 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.89% 27.96% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 182 167 88
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £40,900
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 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 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (84.71%) Active Directory
3 66 (77.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 59 (69.41%) VMware
6 45 (52.94%) DNS
7 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (48.24%) DHCP
9 38 (44.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (31.76%) Finance
11 24 (28.24%) SAN
11 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
11 24 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (23.53%) Advertising
14 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
14 19 (22.35%) IIS
14 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (17.65%) SLA
16 14 (16.47%) IBM
16 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
17 12 (14.12%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (14.12%) ITIL
17 12 (14.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
18 11 (12.94%) SolarWinds
18 11 (12.94%) Windows 8
19 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
20 9 (10.59%) Internet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
1 24 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (22.35%) IIS
4 12 (14.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.06%) Lync
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.94%) DNS
2 41 (48.24%) DHCP
3 24 (28.24%) SAN
4 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.59%) Internet
6 5 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.53%) MSBuild
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 20 (23.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Local Government
3 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Administrator
2 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (28.24%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (14.12%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Server Support
4 11 (12.94%) Server Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Server Support Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
1 3 (3.53%) WinForms
1 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
1 3 (3.53%) WCF
1 3 (3.53%) LINQ
1 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.53%) Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (77.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.94%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.53%) Linux
6 3 (3.53%) UNIX
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.71%) Database Tuning
4 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.53%) MVVM
5 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.53%) Scrum
5 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.53%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.53%) UML
5 3 (3.53%) OOP
5 3 (3.53%) ETL
5 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.18%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.18%) Change Management
6 1 (1.18%) QMS
6 1 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.18%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.53%) C#
3 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.59%) MCSE
3 7 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.06%) MCSA
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.53%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
7 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) VCP5
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (84.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (44.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.12%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.53%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) vSphere
6 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) WSUS
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
1 3 (3.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 59 (69.41%) VMware
3 14 (16.47%) IBM
4 11 (12.94%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.24%) Citrix
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco
7 5 (5.88%) HP
8 4 (4.71%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) Avaya
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) McAfee
11 1 (1.18%) Apple
11 1 (1.18%) Verint
11 1 (1.18%) Dell
11 1 (1.18%) EMC
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