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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.26% 2.54% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 12.50% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 9
Average salary £34,000 £29,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,700 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,250 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
165 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.81% 20.36% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 69 63
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (70.31%) VMware
4 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
5 36 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (53.13%) MS Exchange
7 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (42.19%) Cisco
10 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (31.25%) Firewall
11 19 (29.69%) DHCP
11 19 (29.69%) Office 365
12 17 (26.56%) DNS
13 16 (25.00%) IBM
14 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
16 13 (20.31%) Terminal Services
16 13 (20.31%) AS400
16 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
16 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (18.75%) Advertising
18 11 (17.19%) Finance
19 10 (15.63%) ITIL
19 10 (15.63%) IIS
19 10 (15.63%) Citrix
19 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
20 9 (14.06%) CCNA
21 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
5 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (15.63%) IIS
7 3 (4.69%) Lync
7 3 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 19 (29.69%) DHCP
3 17 (26.56%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
5 7 (10.94%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) SAN
6 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.69%) VoIP
7 3 (4.69%) HTTP
7 3 (4.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (18.75%) Advertising
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) AS400
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) iSeries
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) Linux
7 3 (4.69%) OS/400
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.25%) Change Management
3 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.56%) Project Management
5 1 (1.56%) Migration
5 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.06%) CCNA
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) VCP5
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCA
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) CCENT
System Software
1 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.31%) Terminal Services
4 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.25%) XenServer
7 3 (4.69%) vSphere
8 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.13%) XenApp
8 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) VMware
2 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.19%) Cisco
4 16 (25.00%) IBM
5 10 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) IPFX
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) HP
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
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