The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 44 52 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.18% 3.71% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.83% 15.20% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 18
Median salary £35,500 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.96% -15.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 171 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.45% 24.43% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 147 141
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (88.24%) VMware
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
6 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (38.24%) DNS
8 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
9 12 (35.29%) Office 365
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco
9 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) MCSE
10 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL
11 9 (26.47%) SQL
11 9 (26.47%) SAN
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (23.53%) Unix
12 8 (23.53%) CCNA
13 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (17.65%) vSphere
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle
14 6 (17.65%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) IIS
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.88%) Apache
6 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (35.29%) Office 365
3 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.82%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Unix
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) R
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (32.35%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (17.65%) MCSA
6 5 (14.71%) CCA
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) RHCE
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) vCloud
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) EqualLogic
4 4 (11.76%) Veeam
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Radware
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat