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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.22% 5.04% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.13% 20.48% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 10
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £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
160 166 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.29% 24.63% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 68
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 8 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
4 45 (77.59%) VMware
5 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (60.34%) MS Exchange
7 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
9 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (29.31%) Cisco
11 17 (29.31%) DNS
11 17 (29.31%) DHCP
11 17 (29.31%) ITIL
11 17 (29.31%) SAN
11 17 (29.31%) Firewall
12 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (25.86%) vSphere
13 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (22.41%) Finance
15 11 (18.97%) Unix
15 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
16 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
16 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.24%) Linux
16 10 (17.24%) Citrix
17 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
17 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (15.52%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (60.34%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.62%) IIS
7 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DHCP
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
1 17 (29.31%) SAN
2 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.34%) IP Telephony
3 6 (10.34%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Administrator
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Technical Support
6 7 (12.07%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Active Directory Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Supervisor
9 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) XSD
1 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) EqualLogic
4 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.97%) Unix
6 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.45%) AIX
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
3 9 (15.52%) Coaching
3 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.07%) Performance Management
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 5 (8.62%) QMS
6 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) High Availability
7 3 (5.17%) Software Distribution
7 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) OpenUP
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCSA
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.86%) vSphere
4 6 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.17%) XenApp
6 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.17%) XenServer
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
2 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) VMware
2 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) Cisco
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 9 (15.52%) IBM
5 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.34%) Avaya
7 5 (8.62%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Nexenta
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Veritas
9 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.45%) EMC
10 1 (1.72%) Sophos