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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.21% 2.42% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.10% 10.60% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 65 23 29
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
398 217 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.54% 22.79% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 333 195 221
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £50,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Newport - 32 £36,750 - 2
Cardiff +3 29 £31,500 -1.56% 7
Caerphilly +9 7 £25,500 -21.53% 1
Glamorgan - 4 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £34,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (79.20%) Active Directory
3 96 (76.80%) VMware
4 94 (75.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
6 74 (59.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (55.20%) MS Exchange
8 56 (44.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 54 (43.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (36.00%) DNS
10 45 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (35.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 42 (33.60%) MS Excel
13 41 (32.80%) Cisco
14 39 (31.20%) DHCP
15 30 (24.00%) Firewall
16 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (22.40%) SAN
17 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
18 25 (20.00%) Citrix
18 25 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 21 (16.80%) ITIL
19 21 (16.80%) Finance
20 20 (16.00%) IIS
21 19 (15.20%) MCITP
22 18 (14.40%) SQL Server
22 18 (14.40%) IBM
22 18 (14.40%) Advertising
23 17 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
24 16 (12.80%) AS400

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 69 (55.20%) MS Exchange
2 56 (44.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (35.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (16.00%) IIS
6 16 (12.80%) WebSphere
7 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.00%) Lync
10 4 (3.20%) CMS
10 4 (3.20%) Commerce Server
11 3 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (33.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) PaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.00%) DNS
2 39 (31.20%) DHCP
3 30 (24.00%) Firewall
4 28 (22.40%) SAN
5 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.20%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (7.20%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.60%) Internet
7 7 (5.60%) LAN
8 5 (4.00%) WAN
9 3 (2.40%) HTTP
9 3 (2.40%) VPN
10 2 (1.60%) VoIP
10 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.80%) Wireless
11 1 (0.80%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
4 2 (1.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Advertising
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) Consultant
4 14 (11.20%) Analyst
5 13 (10.40%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.00%) Administrator
8 9 (7.20%) Project Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.00%) IT Support
11 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) COM
2 1 (0.80%) WinForms
2 1 (0.80%) WCF
2 1 (0.80%) LINQ
2 1 (0.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) AS400
2 10 (8.00%) EqualLogic
3 9 (7.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) iSeries
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.20%) Clustering
7 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (75.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 74 (59.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.60%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.60%) Linux
6 7 (5.60%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.40%) OS/400
8 2 (1.60%) Solaris
8 2 (1.60%) UNIX
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) ITIL
2 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.40%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.60%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (1.60%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.60%) ERP
7 2 (1.60%) Change Management
8 1 (0.80%) Migration
8 1 (0.80%) Scrum
8 1 (0.80%) Project Management
8 1 (0.80%) UML
8 1 (0.80%) OOP
8 1 (0.80%) Automated Testing
8 1 (0.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.80%) VBA
3 1 (0.80%) C#
3 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.20%) MCITP
3 17 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.60%) MCSE
5 11 (8.80%) MCSA
6 9 (7.20%) CCNA
7 8 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.60%) CCNP
8 7 (5.60%) VCP5
9 5 (4.00%) MCP
10 2 (1.60%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (79.20%) Active Directory
2 54 (43.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.20%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
6 3 (2.40%) XenServer
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.60%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
1 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.40%) WSUS
2 3 (2.40%) SCOM
3 2 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) SCSM
Vendors
1 96 (76.80%) VMware
2 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.80%) Cisco
4 25 (20.00%) Citrix
5 18 (14.40%) IBM
6 12 (9.60%) Dell
7 10 (8.00%) HP
8 8 (6.40%) NetApp
9 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.40%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.40%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.40%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.40%) Veeam
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle
11 2 (1.60%) SAP
11 2 (1.60%) Veritas
11 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.60%) McAfee
11 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
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