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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.56% 3.35% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.29% 13.58% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 25
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,960 £40,550 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
166 162 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.92% 24.70% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 97
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £47,100
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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 52 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 45 (66.18%) VMware
6 31 (45.59%) DNS
7 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (42.65%) DHCP
9 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
10 20 (29.41%) IIS
11 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 16 (23.53%) Advertising
14 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (22.06%) SAN
14 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
16 12 (17.65%) Finance
16 12 (17.65%) IBM
16 12 (17.65%) ITIL
16 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (16.18%) AS400
17 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
18 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
19 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 7 (10.29%) Cisco
20 7 (10.29%) Citrix
20 7 (10.29%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 20 (29.41%) IIS
2 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
6 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (8.82%) Lync
8 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) DNS
2 29 (42.65%) DHCP
3 15 (22.06%) SAN
4 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) Internet
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 3 (4.41%) HTTP
6 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Advertising
2 12 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Server Support
5 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) WinForms
1 3 (4.41%) WCF
1 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.41%) LINQ
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) AS400
2 5 (7.35%) iSeries
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.12%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.41%) OS/400
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
7 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.41%) Scrum
4 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
4 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
4 3 (4.41%) UML
4 3 (4.41%) OOP
4 3 (4.41%) MVVM
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.47%) ETL
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.47%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.82%) MCSA
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.35%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
1 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 45 (66.18%) VMware
3 12 (17.65%) IBM
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
4 7 (10.29%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) Avaya
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 2 (2.94%) McAfee
9 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.47%) Lotus
9 1 (1.47%) Verint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
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IntaPeople
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
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