The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 45 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.97% 4.43% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.06% 18.32% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 46
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 262 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.24% 24.17% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 289 240 211
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 37 £30,000 -16.66% 5
Newport +2 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Bridgend +4 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Caerphilly +4 1 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (77.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (68.83%) VMware
4 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
6 36 (46.75%) MS Exchange
7 32 (41.56%) Cisco
8 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
9 27 (35.06%) SQL
9 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
10 25 (32.47%) ITIL
11 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (28.57%) IIS
13 20 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (25.97%) HP
13 20 (25.97%) SAN
14 19 (24.68%) Citrix
15 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
15 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
16 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (19.48%) MCSE
16 15 (19.48%) Firewall
17 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
17 14 (18.18%) DNS
17 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (15.58%) Degree
18 12 (15.58%) CCNA
18 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (46.75%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.57%) IIS
3 20 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.49%) Lync
9 4 (5.19%) CMS
9 4 (5.19%) Commerce Server
10 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.30%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.30%) Site Server
11 1 (1.30%) Apache
11 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) ImageReady
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) SAN
2 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.48%) Firewall
4 14 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (7.79%) Internet
5 6 (7.79%) LAN
5 6 (7.79%) WAN
6 5 (6.49%) DHCP
6 5 (6.49%) NAS
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.60%) FTP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
7 2 (2.60%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) SMTP
7 2 (2.60%) VoIP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
8 1 (1.30%) IPv6
8 1 (1.30%) OSPF
8 1 (1.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Server Support
4 9 (11.69%) Server Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Server Technician
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (6.49%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) DHTML
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) Replication
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (77.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (59.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (12.99%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Solaris
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.19%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 7 (9.09%) Change Management
3 6 (7.79%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (7.79%) Competitive Intelligence
3 6 (7.79%) Service Management
3 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.49%) Database Tuning
4 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
4 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.30%) Network Design
8 1 (1.30%) Workflow Management
8 1 (1.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
3 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) MCSE
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.58%) CCNA
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) RHCE
4 5 (6.49%) CCA
4 5 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.49%) CCNP
4 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) MCP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSA
7 2 (2.60%) MCITP
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.60%) ISEB
7 2 (2.60%) VCP5
8 1 (1.30%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.30%) WSUS
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) VMware
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 32 (41.56%) Cisco
4 20 (25.97%) HP
5 19 (24.68%) Citrix
6 8 (10.39%) NetApp
6 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.49%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) Mitel
10 1 (1.30%) Sage
10 1 (1.30%) Juniper
10 1 (1.30%) Adobe
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle
10 1 (1.30%) JBoss
10 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + training,bonus,pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago