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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 70 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.64% 4.07% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 14.29% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 45
Average salary £37,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £40,000 £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
380 322 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.60% 28.47% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 330 292 248
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
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 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -4 50 £38,500 +28.33% 4
Newport -5 7 £44,000 +17.33% 1
Torfaen 0 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Bridgend -2 5 £35,000 +62.79% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (73.29%) Microsoft
3 105 (71.92%) Active Directory
4 103 (70.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (67.81%) VMware
6 82 (56.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (42.47%) DNS
8 58 (39.73%) DHCP
9 56 (38.36%) MS Exchange
9 56 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 39 (26.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
12 37 (25.34%) SAN
12 37 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (20.55%) Finance
14 29 (19.86%) TCP/IP
15 27 (18.49%) IIS
16 26 (17.81%) Advertising
17 25 (17.12%) Cisco
17 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (16.44%) ITIL
19 23 (15.75%) Firewall
20 22 (15.07%) SLA
21 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
22 18 (12.33%) Windows 7
22 18 (12.33%) SQL
23 16 (10.96%) IBM
24 15 (10.27%) MCSA
25 14 (9.59%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (38.36%) MS Exchange
2 40 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (26.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (25.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (18.49%) IIS
6 12 (8.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
7 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.11%) Lync
9 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (42.47%) DNS
2 58 (39.73%) DHCP
3 37 (25.34%) SAN
4 29 (19.86%) TCP/IP
5 23 (15.75%) Firewall
6 9 (6.16%) Internet
7 8 (5.48%) VPN
8 3 (2.05%) SSL
8 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.05%) FTP
8 3 (2.05%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) SMTP
8 3 (2.05%) VoIP
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.05%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.37%) WAN
10 1 (0.68%) ADSL
10 1 (0.68%) LAN
10 1 (0.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.74%) MySQL
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
1 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (20.55%) Finance
2 26 (17.81%) Advertising
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Welsh Language
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (18.49%) Administrator
3 21 (14.38%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (13.70%) Support Engineer
5 19 (13.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Server Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Server Support
7 11 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.16%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.42%) DBA
11 5 (3.42%) Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) XML
1 3 (2.05%) XSD
1 3 (2.05%) XSLT
1 3 (2.05%) .NET
1 3 (2.05%) WinForms
1 3 (2.05%) Entity Framework
1 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.05%) LINQ
1 3 (2.05%) WCF
2 2 (1.37%) WPF
2 2 (1.37%) COM
3 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Clustering
2 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.42%) AS400
3 5 (3.42%) Replication
4 4 (2.74%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (70.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (56.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (12.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.90%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.53%) Linux
7 7 (4.79%) UNIX
8 4 (2.74%) Solaris
8 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) ITIL
2 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (8.22%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.11%) Database Tuning
7 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.74%) Server Building
7 4 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.74%) Resilience Testing
7 4 (2.74%) Project Management
8 3 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.05%) ETL
8 3 (2.05%) UML
8 3 (2.05%) OOP
8 3 (2.05%) Scrum
8 3 (2.05%) Database Mirroring
8 3 (2.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.05%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) SQL
2 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.05%) C#
4 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.27%) MCSA
3 14 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.22%) MCITP
4 12 (8.22%) CCNA
4 12 (8.22%) MCSE
5 7 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.74%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) SLA
2 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (71.92%) Active Directory
2 56 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.42%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.74%) Firmware
7 3 (2.05%) vSphere
7 3 (2.05%) XenApp
8 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) SCCM
2 4 (2.74%) Puppet
2 4 (2.74%) Ansible
3 3 (2.05%) SCOM
3 3 (2.05%) WSUS
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 107 (73.29%) Microsoft
2 99 (67.81%) VMware
3 25 (17.12%) Cisco
4 16 (10.96%) IBM
5 12 (8.22%) Citrix
6 11 (7.53%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.85%) Oracle
8 9 (6.16%) HP
9 8 (5.48%) Dell
10 7 (4.79%) NetApp
11 4 (2.74%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.74%) Veritas
11 4 (2.74%) SAP
12 3 (2.05%) Avaya
12 3 (2.05%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (2.05%) Veeam
12 3 (2.05%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.37%) Remedy
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