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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 79 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.49% 2.76% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.63% 11.57% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 69 28 37
Average salary £36,000 £32,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.92% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
383 242 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.47% 23.89% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 327 217 236
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 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 21 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 £36,000 - 1
Cardiff +11 30 £31,500 -4.54% 5
Caerphilly -1 8 £35,250 +8.46%
Glamorgan - 4 £35,000 -
Torfaen -15 2 £34,000 +4.61%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 105 (76.09%) VMware
4 104 (75.36%) Microsoft
5 100 (72.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (61.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (50.72%) MS Exchange
8 59 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 49 (35.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 49 (35.51%) DNS
11 48 (34.78%) MS Excel
12 47 (34.06%) Exchange Server 2007
13 42 (30.43%) DHCP
14 41 (29.71%) Cisco
15 34 (24.64%) SAN
16 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (22.46%) Firewall
18 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
19 25 (18.12%) Hyper-V
20 24 (17.39%) Citrix
20 24 (17.39%) ITIL
21 22 (15.94%) IIS
21 22 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
21 22 (15.94%) Finance
22 21 (15.22%) Advertising
23 20 (14.49%) MCITP
24 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
25 17 (12.32%) IBM
26 16 (11.59%) AS400

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 70 (50.72%) MS Exchange
2 58 (42.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (35.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (34.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (15.94%) IIS
6 16 (11.59%) WebSphere
7 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
8 8 (5.80%) Lync
9 6 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.90%) CMS
10 4 (2.90%) Commerce Server
11 3 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Office 365
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) PaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.51%) DNS
2 42 (30.43%) DHCP
3 34 (24.64%) SAN
4 31 (22.46%) Firewall
5 29 (21.01%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.25%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (7.25%) iSCSI
6 10 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.80%) Internet
8 5 (3.62%) LAN
9 4 (2.90%) WAN
10 3 (2.17%) VoIP
10 3 (2.17%) HTTP
10 3 (2.17%) VPN
11 2 (1.45%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.72%) Wireless
12 1 (0.72%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.90%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) Big Data
3 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.45%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Advertising
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.87%) Consultant
4 13 (9.42%) Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Project Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.25%) Administrator
8 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) IT Support
12 4 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Server Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) .NET
1 6 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.45%) WCF
2 2 (1.45%) LINQ
2 2 (1.45%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.45%) WinForms
3 1 (0.72%) WPF
3 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) AS400
2 10 (7.25%) EqualLogic
2 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Clustering
4 5 (3.62%) iSeries
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (72.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 85 (61.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (7.25%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.52%) Linux
8 4 (2.90%) Solaris
8 4 (2.90%) UNIX
9 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.17%) OS/400
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.39%) ITIL
2 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
3 12 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (2.90%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.45%) ERP
7 2 (1.45%) Project Management
7 2 (1.45%) Change Management
7 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.45%) UML
7 2 (1.45%) OOP
7 2 (1.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (1.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.45%) C#
3 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (14.49%) MCITP
4 15 (10.87%) MCSA
5 13 (9.42%) CCNA
6 12 (8.70%) MCSE
7 8 (5.80%) CCNP
7 8 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.07%) VCP5
9 5 (3.62%) MCP
10 4 (2.90%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.72%) Degree
11 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.80%) SLA
3 7 (5.07%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 59 (42.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.07%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.90%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.90%) Firmware
5 4 (2.90%) vSphere
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) XenApp
6 3 (2.17%) XenServer
7 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.62%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) Puppet
2 4 (2.90%) Ansible
3 3 (2.17%) SCOM
4 2 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 105 (76.09%) VMware
2 104 (75.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (29.71%) Cisco
4 24 (17.39%) Citrix
5 17 (12.32%) IBM
6 14 (10.14%) Dell
7 11 (7.97%) HP
8 8 (5.80%) NetApp
9 6 (4.35%) Oracle
10 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.90%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.90%) SAP
11 4 (2.90%) Veritas
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.17%) Avaya
12 3 (2.17%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.17%) Veeam
13 2 (1.45%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blaenau Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago