The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.07% 4.70% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.44% 16.25% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 50
Average salary £38,500 £26,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.07% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,682 £35,150 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
347 320 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.47% 28.93% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 312 296 286
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £53,250 £42,500
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Wales region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -13 49 £39,000 +50.00% 8
Bridgend +1 4 £34,500 +60.46% 1
Newport -11 4 £44,500 +18.66%
Torfaen 0 3 £22,500 -
Caerphilly +10 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (73.05%) Microsoft
3 101 (71.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (69.50%) Active Directory
5 96 (68.09%) VMware
6 82 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (41.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 56 (39.72%) DNS
9 53 (37.59%) DHCP
10 51 (36.17%) MS Exchange
11 41 (29.08%) SAN
12 39 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 36 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
15 34 (24.11%) Finance
16 27 (19.15%) IIS
17 23 (16.31%) ITIL
17 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
18 22 (15.60%) Advertising
19 21 (14.89%) SQL
19 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (14.89%) Cisco
20 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
21 19 (13.48%) IBM
21 19 (13.48%) SLA
22 18 (12.77%) Firewall
23 16 (11.35%) Windows 7
24 14 (9.93%) MCSE
25 13 (9.22%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 51 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 39 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (26.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (19.15%) IIS
6 13 (9.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
8 11 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.96%) Lync
10 1 (0.71%) Node.js
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.71%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.84%) Office 365
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (39.72%) DNS
2 53 (37.59%) DHCP
3 41 (29.08%) SAN
4 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
5 18 (12.77%) Firewall
6 9 (6.38%) VPN
6 9 (6.38%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) HTTP
8 3 (2.13%) SMTP
8 3 (2.13%) FTP
8 3 (2.13%) VoIP
8 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.13%) SSL
9 2 (1.42%) WAN
10 1 (0.71%) ADSL
10 1 (0.71%) LAN
10 1 (0.71%) IPv4
10 1 (0.71%) IPsec
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.84%) MySQL
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.13%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Advertising
3 1 (0.71%) Local Government
3 1 (0.71%) Welsh Language
3 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.71%) Back Office
3 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (29.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (24.11%) Administrator
3 28 (19.86%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
5 17 (12.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Server Engineer
7 11 (7.80%) Server Support
7 11 (7.80%) Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.96%) DBA
11 7 (4.96%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) SQL DBA
12 6 (4.26%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Technical Support Analyst
14 4 (2.84%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) XML
1 5 (3.55%) XSD
1 5 (3.55%) XSLT
2 3 (2.13%) WinForms
2 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.13%) WCF
2 3 (2.13%) .NET
2 3 (2.13%) COM
2 3 (2.13%) LINQ
2 3 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.42%) WPF
4 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Clustering
2 7 (4.96%) Replication
2 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.71%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (71.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (11.35%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.80%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.80%) Linux
6 7 (4.96%) UNIX
7 4 (2.84%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.84%) Solaris
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) ITIL
2 12 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (8.51%) Load Balancing
3 10 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.67%) Database Tuning
5 4 (2.84%) Asset Management
5 4 (2.84%) Project Management
5 4 (2.84%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (2.84%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.84%) Server Building
6 3 (2.13%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.13%) MVVM
6 3 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.13%) Scrum
6 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.13%) UML
6 3 (2.13%) OOP
6 3 (2.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.89%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.13%) C#
4 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.93%) MCSE
3 12 (8.51%) MCSA
4 11 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.38%) CCNA
5 9 (6.38%) MCITP
6 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.55%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CCNP
10 1 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) SLA
2 10 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (69.50%) Active Directory
2 58 (41.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.26%) vSphere
6 4 (2.84%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.84%) Firmware
7 3 (2.13%) XenApp
8 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SCCM
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
1 4 (2.84%) Ansible
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
2 2 (1.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 103 (73.05%) Microsoft
2 96 (68.09%) VMware
3 21 (14.89%) Cisco
4 19 (13.48%) IBM
5 11 (7.80%) Citrix
5 11 (7.80%) SolarWinds
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle
6 10 (7.09%) HP
7 9 (6.38%) NetApp
8 6 (4.26%) Dell
9 5 (3.55%) SAP
9 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.84%) Veritas
10 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.13%) Veeam
11 3 (2.13%) Avaya
12 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.42%) Remedy
13 1 (0.71%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago