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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.77% 4.20% 6.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.86% 19.38% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 23
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £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
177 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.23% 21.68% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 83
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (78.87%) VMware
4 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
6 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
7 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
8 32 (45.07%) Cisco
9 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 23 (32.39%) ITIL
12 20 (28.17%) Firewall
12 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (26.76%) SAN
14 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (23.94%) HP
15 17 (23.94%) IIS
16 16 (22.54%) SQL
16 16 (22.54%) DNS
16 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
16 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
17 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
18 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
18 14 (19.72%) Office 365
19 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (18.31%) CCNA
19 13 (18.31%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
2 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (23.94%) IIS
5 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.04%) Lync
8 4 (5.63%) Commerce Server
8 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.63%) CMS
9 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.41%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.41%) Apache
10 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 19 (26.76%) SAN
3 16 (22.54%) DNS
4 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.27%) Internet
6 6 (8.45%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) LAN
7 3 (4.23%) VoIP
7 3 (4.23%) WAN
7 3 (4.23%) NAS
8 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.41%) Wireless
9 1 (1.41%) ADSL
9 1 (1.41%) OSPF
9 1 (1.41%) BGP
9 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Advertising
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Server Support
3 12 (16.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Server Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Server Technician
9 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
9 5 (7.04%) Server Support Technician
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) Project Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (12.68%) Linux
5 8 (11.27%) Solaris
6 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Change Management
3 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.45%) Service Management
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (8.45%) Competitive Intelligence
5 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.41%) Network Design
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.31%) MCSE
3 13 (18.31%) CCNA
4 8 (11.27%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) RHCE
6 5 (7.04%) CCA
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.04%) CCNP
7 4 (5.63%) MCP
8 3 (4.23%) VCP5
9 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.82%) ISEB
10 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.41%) MCITP
10 1 (1.41%) MCSA
10 1 (1.41%) CCDP
10 1 (1.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 56 (78.87%) VMware
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (45.07%) Cisco
4 17 (23.94%) HP
5 13 (18.31%) Citrix
6 9 (12.68%) IBM
7 8 (11.27%) NetApp
7 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Veeam
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.82%) IPFX
10 1 (1.41%) JBoss
10 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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