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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 48 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.24% 4.27% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 17.44% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
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
296 281 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.13% 24.50% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 259 204
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 30 £29,750 -15.60% 10
Newport +20 14 £43,250 +15.33% 3
Caerphilly 0 2 - - 1
Gwent +2 1 £22,000 -4.34%
Monmouthshire - 1 £22,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (83.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 69 (72.63%) VMware
4 67 (70.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (64.21%) MS Exchange
6 56 (58.95%) Active Directory
7 53 (55.79%) Microsoft
8 50 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 43 (45.26%) Cisco
10 35 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (30.53%) Firewall
13 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
14 27 (28.42%) Office 365
15 22 (23.16%) DNS
16 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (20.00%) Terminal Services
17 19 (20.00%) SAN
18 17 (17.89%) Citrix
18 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
18 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
18 17 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (16.84%) IIS
20 15 (15.79%) DHCP
20 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
20 15 (15.79%) SQL
21 13 (13.68%) CCNA
21 13 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (64.21%) MS Exchange
2 50 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (16.84%) IIS
6 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.16%) Lync
8 3 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.11%) CMS
9 2 (2.11%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.05%) JBoss
10 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.05%) Apache
10 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) Firewall
2 22 (23.16%) DNS
3 19 (20.00%) SAN
4 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.79%) DHCP
5 9 (9.47%) LAN
6 7 (7.37%) WAN
7 6 (6.32%) Internet
8 5 (5.26%) VoIP
9 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (3.16%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.16%) HTTP
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.05%) Wireless
11 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Advertising
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Server Support
6 7 (7.37%) Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.26%) Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.21%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) IT Support
10 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.16%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) XML
2 2 (2.11%) XSD
2 2 (2.11%) XSLT
2 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) AS400
2 4 (4.21%) iSeries
2 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.16%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (83.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 67 (70.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.16%) OS/400
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) UNIX
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) ITIL
2 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
3 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.16%) Project Management
4 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.16%) Change Management
4 3 (3.16%) ERP
5 2 (2.11%) Line Management
5 2 (2.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.05%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.05%) Time Management
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.05%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.05%) CRM
6 1 (1.05%) Migration
6 1 (1.05%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.05%) VBA
3 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.68%) CCNA
3 13 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.53%) MCSE
5 5 (5.26%) CCA
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.26%) MCITP
5 5 (5.26%) VCP5
6 4 (4.21%) CCNP
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
7 2 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.11%) Degree
8 1 (1.05%) CCENT
8 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) MCSD
8 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 56 (58.95%) Active Directory
2 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.21%) XenServer
7 1 (1.05%) vSphere
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.11%) WSUS
1 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 69 (72.63%) VMware
2 53 (55.79%) Microsoft
3 43 (45.26%) Cisco
4 17 (17.89%) Citrix
5 12 (12.63%) IBM
6 5 (5.26%) Dell
6 5 (5.26%) NetApp
7 4 (4.21%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.16%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle
9 2 (2.11%) Veeam
9 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.11%) Apple
9 2 (2.11%) IPFX
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec
10 1 (1.05%) Lotus
10 1 (1.05%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.05%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.05%) Cognos
10 1 (1.05%) EMC
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly
CPS Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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