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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.26% 5.44% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.88% 18.23% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 25
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £21,250 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
336 362 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.64% 29.84% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 309 302 169
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -7 29 £27,500 -18.51% 3
Newport -4 14 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Torfaen +6 4 £22,500 -33.82%
Caerphilly 0 2 £40,000 +92.77%
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (86.17%) Windows Server
3 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 62 (65.96%) VMware
4 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
4 61 (64.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (58.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (48.94%) MS Exchange
7 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (30.85%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) Cisco
10 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
11 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (23.40%) DNS
13 21 (22.34%) SAN
13 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
14 20 (21.28%) DHCP
14 20 (21.28%) Firewall
14 20 (21.28%) Finance
15 19 (20.21%) Unix
15 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (19.15%) vSphere
17 17 (18.09%) SQL
17 17 (18.09%) Linux
18 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
19 14 (14.89%) Coaching
19 14 (14.89%) IIS
20 13 (13.83%) Clustering
20 13 (13.83%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (48.94%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (14.89%) IIS
6 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Apache
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.06%) JBoss
9 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.45%) Office 365
4 6 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) DNS
2 21 (22.34%) SAN
3 20 (21.28%) DHCP
3 20 (21.28%) Firewall
4 11 (11.70%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (8.51%) VPN
6 6 (6.38%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.32%) LAN
7 5 (5.32%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) Internet
8 3 (3.19%) SSL
9 2 (2.13%) NAS
9 2 (2.13%) Network Security
9 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.06%) HTTP
10 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.06%) MS Access
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (25.53%) Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) Support Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Technical Support
5 14 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Support Analyst
7 11 (11.70%) Administrator
7 11 (11.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Active Directory Administrator
11 5 (5.32%) Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Windows Administrator
11 5 (5.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 4 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
1 5 (5.32%) MSMQ
2 4 (4.26%) COM
3 3 (3.19%) WSH
3 3 (3.19%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) XSD
3 3 (3.19%) XSLT
4 2 (2.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Clustering
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.38%) EqualLogic
3 6 (6.38%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) AS400
5 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (86.17%) Windows Server
3 61 (64.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (58.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.21%) Unix
6 17 (18.09%) Linux
7 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.19%) OS/400
8 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 14 (14.89%) Coaching
3 13 (13.83%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.45%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.38%) High Availability
7 6 (6.38%) Service Management
8 5 (5.32%) QMS
8 5 (5.32%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.19%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.19%) Resilience Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Server Building
10 3 (3.19%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) R
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) Python
4 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.45%) MCSA
3 5 (5.32%) MCSE
3 5 (5.32%) MCTS
4 4 (4.26%) CCNA
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCITP
5 3 (3.19%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.19%) Server+ Certification
5 3 (3.19%) VCP5
5 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.13%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.13%) ISO22301
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.15%) vSphere
4 12 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.38%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.19%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.19%) Firmware
8 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.19%) XenApp
8 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.19%) XenServer
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) WSUS
2 4 (4.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) Ansible
3 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.19%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (65.96%) VMware
2 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (29.79%) Cisco
4 12 (12.77%) IBM
4 12 (12.77%) Oracle
4 12 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.64%) Citrix
6 9 (9.57%) Dell
7 8 (8.51%) HP
8 7 (7.45%) NetApp
9 6 (6.38%) Avaya
9 6 (6.38%) Veritas
10 5 (5.32%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.19%) Nexenta
11 3 (3.19%) Splunk
11 3 (3.19%) Symantec
12 2 (2.13%) EMC
12 2 (2.13%) Sage
12 2 (2.13%) SAP
13 1 (1.06%) Sophos
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