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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.63% 3.06% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.07% 14.56% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 15
Average salary £31,500 £30,503 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -18.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
166 103 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.62% 21.02% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 140 91 89
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (77.97%) Active Directory
4 43 (72.88%) VMware
5 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
6 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (44.07%) DNS
7 26 (44.07%) MS Exchange
8 24 (40.68%) DHCP
9 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
12 16 (27.12%) Cisco
12 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (25.42%) IIS
13 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (22.03%) IBM
15 12 (20.34%) Firewall
16 11 (18.64%) AS400
16 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
17 10 (16.95%) Finance
17 10 (16.95%) Office 365
18 9 (15.25%) Citrix
18 9 (15.25%) ITIL
18 9 (15.25%) Advertising
19 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
19 8 (13.56%) SAN
20 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (44.07%) MS Exchange
2 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (25.42%) IIS
4 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.47%) Lync
6 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) DNS
2 24 (40.68%) DHCP
3 12 (20.34%) Firewall
4 8 (13.56%) SAN
5 6 (10.17%) LAN
6 5 (8.47%) WAN
6 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.08%) HTTP
7 3 (5.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Server Support
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Server Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) IT Support
9 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) WinForms
1 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.69%) WCF
1 1 (1.69%) LINQ
1 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) AS400
2 5 (8.47%) iSeries
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.08%) OS/400
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.69%) MVVM
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.69%) UML
6 1 (1.69%) OOP
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Migration
6 1 (1.69%) Scrum
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCSE
2 5 (8.47%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) MCITP
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (77.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.47%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) XenServer
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) WSUS
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) VMware
2 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Cisco
4 13 (22.03%) IBM
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix
6 6 (10.17%) NetApp
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.78%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) McAfee
10 1 (1.69%) Lotus
10 1 (1.69%) Apple
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) EMC
10 1 (1.69%) Avaya
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