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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales / South Wales
Rank 56 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 41 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.86% 3.39% 5.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.94% 11.82% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 59
Median salary £36,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,750 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
201 347 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.96% 28.70% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 180 317 296
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 17 £34,500 +27.77%
Newport -11 2 £33,750 -20.58%
Bridgend - 2 £36,500 -
Caerphilly +1 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (77.78%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (38.89%) DNS
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
8 13 (36.11%) Office 365
9 12 (33.33%) Linux
9 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 12 (33.33%) ITIL
10 11 (30.56%) MCSE
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (25.00%) IIS
12 9 (25.00%) LAN
13 8 (22.22%) WAN
13 8 (22.22%) Cisco
13 8 (22.22%) Unix
13 8 (22.22%) SAN
14 7 (19.44%) Firewall
14 7 (19.44%) MCSA
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) vSphere
15 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (36.11%) Office 365
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 5 (13.89%) VPN
7 4 (11.11%) NAS
7 4 (11.11%) VLAN
8 3 (8.33%) VoIP
9 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.78%) HTTP
10 1 (2.78%) IPsec
10 1 (2.78%) SSL
10 1 (2.78%) Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.56%) DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Security Management
5 1 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) R
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) MCSA
4 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.33%) CCA
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) MCITP
7 2 (5.56%) RHCE
8 1 (2.78%) CCNP
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) vCloud
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 3 (8.33%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Radware
8 1 (2.78%) SAP