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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.97% 6.11% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.93% 24.15% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 30
Median salary £33,143 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.91% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £39,000 £40,100
UK excluding London median 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
182 207 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.93% 25.27% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 158 170 178
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £41,980
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (76.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
5 24 (52.17%) VMware
6 15 (32.61%) ITIL
7 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
7 13 (28.26%) Citrix
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
8 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (26.09%) Cisco
8 12 (26.09%) VPN
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 10 (21.74%) LAN
10 10 (21.74%) VoIP
10 10 (21.74%) Firewall
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.22%) XenApp
12 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
12 7 (15.22%) Application Packaging
12 7 (15.22%) DHCP
12 7 (15.22%) Project Management
12 7 (15.22%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (15.22%) Change Control
12 7 (15.22%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) VPN
2 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) LAN
2 10 (21.74%) VoIP
3 7 (15.22%) DHCP
4 6 (13.04%) DNS
5 5 (10.87%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.52%) NAS
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.35%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) VLAN
9 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (8.70%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XSD
2 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (76.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.35%) Android
7 2 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Application Packaging
2 7 (15.22%) Change Control
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) Presales
5 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) QMS
6 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Database Security
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCITP
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
4 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.87%) vSphere
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Dell
5 3 (6.52%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (4.35%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.17%) Mitel
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) RedGate