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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.63% 4.55% 5.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.90% 26.04% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 20
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,075 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 96 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.30% 17.49% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 169 81 86
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) VMware
3 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (57.81%) MS Exchange
6 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
7 30 (46.88%) Cisco
8 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 22 (34.38%) ITIL
10 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (31.25%) SAN
12 19 (29.69%) HP
13 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
13 18 (28.13%) IIS
13 18 (28.13%) SQL
14 16 (25.00%) DNS
14 16 (25.00%) Citrix
15 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
15 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (21.88%) Firewall
16 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
16 14 (21.88%) MCSE
17 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
17 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (17.19%) CCNA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (57.81%) MS Exchange
2 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (28.13%) IIS
4 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.25%) Commerce Server
7 4 (6.25%) CMS
7 4 (6.25%) Lync
8 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.56%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.56%) Apache
9 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SAN
2 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (25.00%) DNS
4 14 (21.88%) Firewall
5 6 (9.38%) Internet
5 6 (9.38%) DHCP
6 5 (7.81%) NAS
7 4 (6.25%) LAN
7 4 (6.25%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) ADSL
9 1 (1.56%) OSPF
9 1 (1.56%) BGP
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Server Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Server Support
4 9 (14.06%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Server Technician
8 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) DHTML
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.06%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (12.50%) Solaris
6 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Change Management
3 6 (9.38%) Service Management
3 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.38%) Competitive Intelligence
3 6 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.56%) Network Design
6 1 (1.56%) Project Management
6 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.88%) MCSE
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (17.19%) CCNA
4 9 (14.06%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) RHCE
6 5 (7.81%) CCA
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (6.25%) MCP
7 4 (6.25%) CCNP
8 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.13%) ISEB
9 1 (1.56%) VCP5
9 1 (1.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CCDP
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.88%) Cisco
4 19 (29.69%) HP
5 16 (25.00%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) NetApp
6 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.81%) IBM
8 4 (6.25%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) JBoss
10 1 (1.56%) Sage
10 1 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.56%) Adobe
10 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago