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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.84% 4.03% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.25% 16.90% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 22
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,200 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,760 £40,850 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
158 142 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.90% 23.83% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 129 125 104
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 50 (75.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 45 (68.18%) VMware
6 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (43.94%) DNS
8 26 (39.39%) DHCP
9 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
10 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (27.27%) IIS
11 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (21.21%) Advertising
14 14 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (19.70%) SAN
16 12 (18.18%) IBM
17 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
17 11 (16.67%) AS400
17 11 (16.67%) ITIL
18 10 (15.15%) Cisco
18 10 (15.15%) Finance
18 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
19 9 (13.64%) Firewall
20 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 8 (12.12%) Citrix
20 8 (12.12%) Lync
21 7 (10.61%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.27%) IIS
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (12.12%) Lync
7 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) DNS
2 26 (39.39%) DHCP
3 13 (19.70%) SAN
4 9 (13.64%) Firewall
5 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.58%) Internet
7 3 (4.55%) HTTP
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (21.21%) Advertising
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Server Support
7 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
10 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
1 3 (4.55%) WinForms
1 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.55%) WCF
1 3 (4.55%) LINQ
1 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) AS400
2 5 (7.58%) iSeries
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) OS/400
6 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.55%) MVVM
5 3 (4.55%) UML
5 3 (4.55%) OOP
5 3 (4.55%) Scrum
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.52%) Migration
7 1 (1.52%) Project Management
7 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) MCSA
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
3 5 (7.58%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.06%) vSphere
6 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.03%) XenApp
7 2 (3.03%) XenServer
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) WSUS
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
1 2 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) IBM
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.55%) Avaya
7 3 (4.55%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.52%) Verint
9 1 (1.52%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago