Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 42 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.84% 2.65% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.45% 11.60% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 72
South Wales median annual salary £28,748 £35,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.45% +28.18% -23.61%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,400 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £44,875
Wales median annual salary £29,000 £35,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year -17.73% +28.18% -23.08%

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

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 275 362 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.09% 22.84% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 241 327 573
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,650 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,058 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.16% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 26 £28,496 -20.85% 1
Newport +6 5 £31,500 +8.62%
Caerphilly +1 3 £25,000 -23.08%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server
3 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
4 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
5 26 (70.27%) Office 365
6 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
7 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
8 19 (51.35%) LAN
9 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (48.65%) Firewall
10 16 (43.24%) VMware
11 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
12 13 (35.14%) DNS
13 10 (27.03%) DHCP
13 10 (27.03%) ADSL
13 10 (27.03%) ITIL
14 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
15 8 (21.62%) HP
16 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
16 7 (18.92%) SLA
16 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
16 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (18.92%) Customer Engagement
17 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
17 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
17 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
17 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
17 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
17 6 (16.22%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 20 (54.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) LAN
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) DNS
4 10 (27.03%) ADSL
4 10 (27.03%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
5 6 (16.22%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) Wireless
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) WLAN
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
General
1 6 (16.22%) Automotive
1 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) IT Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) IT Support
4 8 (21.62%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
5 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Field Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Support
7 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) PKI
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.11%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
4 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
1 6 (16.22%) MCSA
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
6 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
1 5 (13.51%) SCOrch
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.11%) Sophos
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas