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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 36 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.32% 4.00% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.74% 16.55% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 55
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
262 296 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.15% 24.18% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 248 274 265
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +5 30 £24,000 -25.00% 5
Newport +14 3 £42,000 +25.37% 1
Torfaen -4 2 £22,500 -28.57%
Gwent - 1 £22,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (79.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (68.29%) VMware
3 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (63.41%) MS Exchange
5 41 (50.00%) Cisco
5 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
7 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (32.93%) Firewall
9 24 (29.27%) Office 365
10 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
12 20 (24.39%) SAN
13 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (21.95%) SQL
14 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
15 17 (20.73%) Terminal Services
15 17 (20.73%) IIS
15 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
15 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (19.51%) CCNA
16 16 (19.51%) DNS
17 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.29%) Citrix
18 14 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (15.85%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 52 (63.41%) MS Exchange
2 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2003
2 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (20.73%) IIS
5 5 (6.10%) Lync
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) CMS
7 2 (2.44%) Commerce Server
7 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.22%) JBoss
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) SAN
3 16 (19.51%) DNS
4 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.76%) DHCP
6 6 (7.32%) Internet
7 5 (6.10%) LAN
7 5 (6.10%) VoIP
8 4 (4.88%) WAN
9 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.44%) NAS
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.22%) SMTP
11 1 (1.22%) FTP
11 1 (1.22%) HTTP
11 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Server Support
4 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Server Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Server Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.66%) Systems Support
10 3 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) XSD
3 2 (2.44%) XSLT
3 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) AS400
3 2 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (79.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.88%) Linux
7 3 (3.66%) UNIX
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.66%) Change Management
4 3 (3.66%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.44%) Data Architecture
5 2 (2.44%) Database Tuning
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.44%) Line Management
5 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.44%) ERP
5 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.51%) CCNA
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (14.63%) MCSE
5 7 (8.54%) CCA
5 7 (8.54%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (7.32%) CCNP
7 4 (4.88%) VCP5
8 3 (3.66%) Degree
8 3 (3.66%) MCSA
9 2 (2.44%) MCP
9 2 (2.44%) MCITP
9 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.22%) CCENT
10 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.73%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
2 2 (2.44%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (68.29%) VMware
2 41 (50.00%) Cisco
2 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.29%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) IBM
5 8 (9.76%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) Dell
7 4 (4.88%) NetApp
8 3 (3.66%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle
9 2 (2.44%) Veeam
9 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.44%) IPFX
10 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.22%) Cognos
10 1 (1.22%) EMC
10 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.22%) Juniper
10 1 (1.22%) Lotus
10 1 (1.22%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abergavenny
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago