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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.02% 4.66% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.94% 19.03% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 47
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 £18,000
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
330 268 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.87% 24.50% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 299 246 210
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 28 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 28 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 38 £30,000 -16.66% 5
Newport +2 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Bridgend +3 1 £21,500 -4.44%
Caerphilly +2 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 28 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (78.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (69.23%) VMware
4 46 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 36 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 32 (41.03%) Cisco
8 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 27 (34.62%) SQL
9 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 25 (32.05%) ITIL
11 23 (29.49%) IIS
11 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (25.64%) HP
12 20 (25.64%) SAN
13 19 (24.36%) Citrix
14 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
14 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
15 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (19.23%) DNS
15 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
15 15 (19.23%) MCSE
15 15 (19.23%) Firewall
16 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (15.38%) Degree
17 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (15.38%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 23 (29.49%) IIS
3 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.41%) Lync
9 4 (5.13%) CMS
9 4 (5.13%) Commerce Server
10 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.28%) Apache
11 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.28%) Site Server
11 1 (1.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) ImageReady
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) SAN
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) Internet
4 6 (7.69%) DHCP
4 6 (7.69%) LAN
4 6 (7.69%) WAN
5 5 (6.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) SMTP
6 2 (2.56%) VoIP
6 2 (2.56%) FTP
6 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 2 (2.56%) VPN
6 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (1.28%) ADSL
7 1 (1.28%) IPv6
7 1 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.28%) QlikView
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
1 2 (2.56%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Server Support
4 9 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Server Technician
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) DHTML
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (78.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (58.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (12.82%) Linux
6 8 (10.26%) Solaris
7 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) Change Management
3 6 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (7.69%) Competitive Intelligence
3 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.69%) Service Management
4 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.41%) Database Tuning
4 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.28%) OO
8 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (19.23%) MCSE
2 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.38%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) RHCE
4 5 (6.41%) CCNP
4 5 (6.41%) CCA
4 5 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) MCP
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) VCP5
7 2 (2.56%) MCITP
7 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.56%) ISEB
8 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) VMware
2 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 32 (41.03%) Cisco
4 20 (25.64%) HP
5 19 (24.36%) Citrix
6 8 (10.26%) NetApp
6 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.13%) Remedy
8 4 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Adobe
10 1 (1.28%) JBoss
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Juniper
10 1 (1.28%) Sage
10 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + training,bonus,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago