Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 38 75
Rank change year-on-year -23 +37 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.43% 5.27% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.10% 21.05% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 56
South Wales median annual salary £31,750 £28,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.40% -10.94% -14.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £32,250 £28,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +13.16% -6.56% -18.67%

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 383 342 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.30% 25.02% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 329 313 467
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £34,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.41% -2.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,000 £49,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -6 41 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Caerphilly +4 10 £36,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £70,000 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 38 (70.37%) VMware
5 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 30 (55.56%) Office 365
6 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
7 20 (37.04%) DNS
7 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
8 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 18 (33.33%) DHCP
8 18 (33.33%) Firewall
9 15 (27.78%) Linux
9 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.93%) LAN
10 14 (25.93%) SAN
11 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
13 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (18.52%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (16.67%) High Availability
14 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.81%) WAN
16 7 (12.96%) HTTP

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 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SAS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Office 365
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) DNS
2 18 (33.33%) DHCP
2 18 (33.33%) Firewall
3 14 (25.93%) LAN
3 14 (25.93%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.81%) WAN
5 7 (12.96%) HTTP
6 6 (11.11%) ADSL
6 6 (11.11%) Network Security
7 4 (7.41%) Skype
7 4 (7.41%) VoIP
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (3.70%) NAS
10 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.85%) SNMP
10 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.85%) RSpec
2 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Support
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.85%) CGI
1 1 (1.85%) JSON
1 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 15 (27.78%) Linux
5 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.26%) CentOS
6 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (16.67%) High Availability
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 6 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (11.11%) Coaching
5 6 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Workload Management
8 3 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) XenApp
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.70%) Docker
7 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) Dell
3 6 (11.11%) Veeam
4 5 (9.26%) Apple
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
5 4 (7.41%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (7.41%) EqualLogic
5 4 (7.41%) Freshdesk
5 4 (7.41%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Nexenta
6 3 (5.56%) Draytek
6 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 2 (3.70%) Sophos
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central