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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 3.87% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.50% 16.31% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 45
Average salary £24,250 £35,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.20% -7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £41,500 £44,000
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
274 282 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.64% 23.74% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 253 262 219
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 £21,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +9 26 £24,000 -31.91% 5
Newport +22 8 £43,000 +26.47% 1
Monmouthshire +1 1 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Torfaen -6 1 £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 21 November 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (78.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (71.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (70.00%) VMware
5 61 (67.78%) MS Exchange
6 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
6 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
7 44 (48.89%) Cisco
7 44 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 35 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (33.33%) Firewall
10 28 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (30.00%) Office 365
12 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
13 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (24.44%) SAN
15 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (21.11%) Terminal Services
17 17 (18.89%) Citrix
17 17 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (18.89%) CCNA
17 17 (18.89%) DNS
17 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
18 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
18 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
19 15 (16.67%) IIS
19 15 (16.67%) SQL
20 14 (15.56%) MCSE
21 13 (14.44%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (67.78%) MS Exchange
2 44 (48.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (16.67%) IIS
7 6 (6.67%) Lync
8 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.22%) CMS
10 2 (2.22%) Commerce Server
11 1 (1.11%) JBoss
11 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.11%) Apache
11 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) Firewall
2 22 (24.44%) SAN
3 17 (18.89%) DNS
4 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.00%) DHCP
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
7 6 (6.67%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) Internet
8 5 (5.56%) VoIP
9 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.11%) NAS
11 1 (1.11%) SMTP
11 1 (1.11%) FTP
11 1 (1.11%) HTTP
11 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) QlikView
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Server Support
6 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.56%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) Server Support Technician
10 4 (4.44%) Server Technician
11 3 (3.33%) IT Support
11 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) XML
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) XSD
2 2 (2.22%) XSLT
2 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.11%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) AS400
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (78.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (71.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.67%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) UNIX
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) ITIL
2 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.33%) ERP
4 3 (3.33%) Project Management
4 3 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (2.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (2.22%) Database Tuning
5 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.22%) Line Management
5 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.11%) Time Management
6 1 (1.11%) Workflow
6 1 (1.11%) Migration
6 1 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) VBA
4 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.89%) CCNA
3 14 (15.56%) MCSE
4 13 (14.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.78%) CCA
5 7 (7.78%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.56%) CCNP
7 4 (4.44%) MCITP
7 4 (4.44%) MCSA
7 4 (4.44%) VCP5
8 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) Degree
9 1 (1.11%) CCENT
9 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCSD
9 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.11%) Terminal Services
4 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.11%) vSphere
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.22%) WSUS
2 2 (2.22%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (70.00%) VMware
2 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
3 44 (48.89%) Cisco
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 9 (10.00%) IBM
6 7 (7.78%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Veeam
9 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.22%) IPFX
10 1 (1.11%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.11%) Cognos
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.11%) Juniper
10 1 (1.11%) Lotus
10 1 (1.11%) Apple
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