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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.94% 6.78% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.63% 24.86% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 21
Average salary £39,000 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.52%
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
203 177 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.11% 27.27% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 177 162 118
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
3 73 (80.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (74.73%) Microsoft
5 65 (71.43%) VMware
6 47 (51.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (49.45%) DNS
8 43 (47.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (46.15%) DHCP
10 30 (32.97%) Finance
11 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
12 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (28.57%) SAN
14 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (21.98%) Advertising
16 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
17 17 (18.68%) IIS
17 17 (18.68%) IBM
18 15 (16.48%) SLA
19 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
20 13 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 12 (13.19%) ITIL
21 12 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
22 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
22 11 (12.09%) SolarWinds
22 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
23 9 (9.89%) MCSE
23 9 (9.89%) Internet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (18.68%) IIS
6 13 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
8 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (7.69%) Lync
9 1 (1.10%) Apache
9 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (49.45%) DNS
2 42 (46.15%) DHCP
3 26 (28.57%) SAN
4 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.89%) Internet
6 7 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 20 (21.98%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (30.77%) Administrator
3 27 (29.67%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Server Support
5 11 (12.09%) Server Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Server Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Support
10 3 (3.30%) Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) WinForms
1 3 (3.30%) WCF
1 3 (3.30%) LINQ
1 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (80.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (51.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.40%) Linux
7 3 (3.30%) UNIX
8 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) ITIL
2 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.40%) Database Tuning
4 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.30%) Scrum
5 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.30%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.30%) UML
5 3 (3.30%) OOP
5 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.30%) ETL
5 3 (3.30%) MVVM
6 1 (1.10%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.10%) Change Management
6 1 (1.10%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.10%) QMS
6 1 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) C#
3 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.89%) MCSE
3 6 (6.59%) MCSA
3 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.30%) MCITP
5 3 (3.30%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
2 43 (47.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) vSphere
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) WSUS
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
1 2 (2.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (74.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (71.43%) VMware
3 17 (18.68%) IBM
4 11 (12.09%) SolarWinds
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle
8 5 (5.49%) HP
9 3 (3.30%) Avaya
9 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.10%) McAfee
11 1 (1.10%) Dell
11 1 (1.10%) EMC
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.10%) Apple
11 1 (1.10%) Verint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23k - 27k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago