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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.72% 4.44% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.46% 16.84% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 47
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £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
316 297 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.70% 26.40% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 292 275 239
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 45 £26,000 -23.52% 6
Torfaen - 2 £22,500 -
Newport +7 1 £37,500 +28.20%
Bridgend +6 1 £21,500 -40.27%
Caerphilly +5 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (82.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (67.82%) VMware
4 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
8 34 (39.08%) Cisco
9 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
11 25 (28.74%) SQL
11 25 (28.74%) ITIL
11 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (25.29%) Firewall
13 21 (24.14%) IIS
13 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
13 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (22.99%) SAN
15 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (20.69%) Hyper-V
16 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (20.69%) HP
17 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (18.39%) DNS
19 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
19 15 (17.24%) Citrix
19 15 (17.24%) Office 365
20 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (16.09%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 25 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (24.14%) IIS
3 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.75%) Lync
7 4 (4.60%) Commerce Server
7 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.60%) CMS
8 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.15%) Apache
9 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) Firewall
2 20 (22.99%) SAN
3 16 (18.39%) DNS
4 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.20%) Internet
6 6 (6.90%) DHCP
6 6 (6.90%) VoIP
7 3 (3.45%) WAN
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) NAS
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.30%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.30%) SMTP
8 2 (2.30%) FTP
8 2 (2.30%) HTTP
8 2 (2.30%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.30%) SSL
9 1 (1.15%) IPv6
9 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Server Support
3 12 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Server Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Server Technician
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (5.75%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.60%) DBA
9 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (2.30%) XSD
4 2 (2.30%) XSLT
5 1 (1.15%) CSS
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (82.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.49%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (11.49%) Linux
5 8 (9.20%) Solaris
6 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) UNIX
10 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 10 (11.49%) Change Management
3 8 (9.20%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.90%) Competitive Intelligence
4 6 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.90%) Service Management
5 5 (5.75%) Database Tuning
5 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.60%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.30%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.30%) Project Management
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.30%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.15%) OO
8 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (16.09%) MCSE
3 14 (16.09%) CCNA
4 10 (11.49%) Degree
5 6 (6.90%) CCA
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (6.90%) CCNP
5 6 (6.90%) RHCE
6 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) VCP5
7 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) MCP
8 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.30%) ISEB
9 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.15%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.30%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.15%) WSUS
3 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) VMware
2 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.08%) Cisco
4 18 (20.69%) HP
5 15 (17.24%) Citrix
6 9 (10.34%) IBM
7 8 (9.20%) NetApp
7 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.75%) Dell
9 4 (4.60%) Remedy
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle
11 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.30%) IPFX
11 2 (2.30%) Veeam
11 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.15%) Red Gate
12 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.15%) Mitel
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