The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 35 61
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 83 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 5.91% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 20.49% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 72 38
Average salary £30,000 £33,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% +0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £44,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
343 405 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.60% 28.85% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 295 348 264
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
South Wales -34 28 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
2 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
3 49 (66.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (66.22%) VMware
4 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
5 37 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (39.19%) ITIL
8 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (31.08%) Cisco
10 22 (29.73%) Finance
11 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (28.38%) MS Excel
12 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
14 16 (21.62%) Firewall
15 15 (20.27%) IIS
15 15 (20.27%) SQL
15 15 (20.27%) DNS
15 15 (20.27%) SLA
15 15 (20.27%) Coaching
16 14 (18.92%) DHCP
16 14 (18.92%) Unix
17 13 (17.57%) .NET
17 13 (17.57%) SAN
18 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the 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 37 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.27%) IIS
3 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.11%) Office 365
3 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Firewall
2 15 (20.27%) DNS
3 14 (18.92%) DHCP
4 13 (17.57%) SAN
5 8 (10.81%) LAN
5 8 (10.81%) VPN
5 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (8.11%) IP Telephony
7 5 (6.76%) WAN
8 4 (5.41%) VoIP
9 3 (4.05%) SSL
9 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security
11 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Electronics
6 2 (2.70%) Law
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) Technical Support
4 15 (20.27%) Support Analyst
5 13 (17.57%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (16.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (14.86%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (10.81%) Administrator
9 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 5 (6.76%) Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 4 (5.41%) Support Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Consultant
12 3 (4.05%) DBA
12 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
12 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) MSMQ
3 7 (9.46%) COM
4 3 (4.05%) WSH
5 2 (2.70%) CGI
5 2 (2.70%) WAP
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) XSD
6 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
1 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) AS400
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
3 49 (66.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.92%) Unix
7 11 (14.86%) Linux
8 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.05%) OS/400
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) Coaching
3 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.11%) High Availability
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.11%) Service Management
5 4 (5.41%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (5.41%) QMS
5 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.05%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.05%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) R
3 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.05%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) Python
4 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) MCSA
3 5 (6.76%) CCNA
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.76%) MCTS
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.05%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Server+ Certification
5 3 (4.05%) VCP5
6 2 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) SLA
2 9 (12.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.05%) QA
4 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
2 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (10.81%) vSphere
5 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.05%) DFS Replication
6 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) WSUS
2 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) VMware
2 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Avaya
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) Splunk
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Remedy
8 2 (2.70%) Sage
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 1 (1.35%) HP
9 1 (1.35%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) Veritas
Wales
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Flexi Time, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
Posted: 16 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago