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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 78 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.56% 3.00% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.10% 11.76% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 30 48
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,550 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
388 272 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.63% 25.52% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 338 246 241
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £50,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Cardiff +18 39 £31,500 -4.54% 2
Newport +11 20 £36,000 -4.00%
Caerphilly +2 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Torfaen -13 4 £32,500 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 - 1
Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £27,500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (75.34%) Microsoft
2 110 (75.34%) Active Directory
3 108 (73.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 105 (71.92%) VMware
5 84 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (43.15%) MS Exchange
7 56 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (36.99%) DNS
9 49 (33.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 48 (32.88%) DHCP
11 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
12 46 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 44 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 37 (25.34%) SAN
15 35 (23.97%) Cisco
16 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (19.86%) TCP/IP
18 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
18 28 (19.18%) IIS
19 27 (18.49%) ITIL
19 27 (18.49%) Firewall
20 26 (17.81%) Hyper-V
21 25 (17.12%) Advertising
22 24 (16.44%) Finance
23 23 (15.75%) Citrix
24 21 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
25 19 (13.01%) Windows 7
26 18 (12.33%) MCITP
26 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 63 (43.15%) MS Exchange
2 49 (33.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (31.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (19.18%) IIS
6 16 (10.96%) WebSphere
7 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (4.11%) Lync
11 4 (2.74%) CMS
11 4 (2.74%) Commerce Server
12 3 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) PaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.99%) DNS
2 48 (32.88%) DHCP
3 37 (25.34%) SAN
4 29 (19.86%) TCP/IP
5 27 (18.49%) Firewall
6 10 (6.85%) Internet
6 10 (6.85%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
6 10 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.11%) VPN
7 6 (4.11%) HTTP
8 3 (2.05%) FTP
8 3 (2.05%) VoIP
8 3 (2.05%) SMTP
8 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.05%) SSL
9 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.68%) IPv4
10 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.74%) MySQL
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.05%) Big Data
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (17.12%) Advertising
2 24 (16.44%) Finance
3 3 (2.05%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (29.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (16.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) Administrator
4 13 (8.90%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (8.90%) Consultant
4 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.85%) Project Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.79%) Server Support
9 7 (4.79%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Server Support Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) .NET
1 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.05%) WCF
2 3 (2.05%) LINQ
2 3 (2.05%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.05%) WinForms
3 2 (1.37%) WPF
4 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.68%) COM
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) XSD
4 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) AS400
2 10 (6.85%) EqualLogic
2 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.42%) iSeries
4 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (73.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 84 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.01%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.59%) Windows 8
6 10 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (6.85%) Linux
7 6 (4.11%) UNIX
8 4 (2.74%) Solaris
8 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.05%) OS/400
10 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.49%) ITIL
2 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.90%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
4 7 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.74%) Resilience Testing
7 4 (2.74%) Server Building
7 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.74%) Database Tuning
8 3 (2.05%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.05%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.05%) Scrum
8 3 (2.05%) UML
8 3 (2.05%) OOP
8 3 (2.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.05%) MVVM
8 3 (2.05%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.05%) C#
4 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (12.33%) MCITP
4 14 (9.59%) MCSA
5 12 (8.22%) MCSE
6 11 (7.53%) CCNA
6 11 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.48%) VCP5
7 8 (5.48%) CCNP
8 5 (3.42%) MCP
9 4 (2.74%) SAP Certification
9 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) SLA
2 9 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (75.34%) Active Directory
2 56 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.42%) XenApp
5 5 (3.42%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.74%) Firmware
6 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.74%) vSphere
7 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) SCCM
2 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.74%) Ansible
3 4 (2.74%) SCOM
3 4 (2.74%) Puppet
4 2 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) SCSM
Vendors
1 110 (75.34%) Microsoft
2 105 (71.92%) VMware
3 35 (23.97%) Cisco
4 23 (15.75%) Citrix
5 17 (11.64%) IBM
6 14 (9.59%) Dell
7 12 (8.22%) HP
8 9 (6.16%) Oracle
9 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.11%) NetApp
11 4 (2.74%) Veritas
11 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.74%) SAP
11 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.05%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.05%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.05%) Veeam
12 3 (2.05%) Avaya
13 2 (1.37%) Apple
13 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago