Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 47 102
Rank change year-on-year -26 +55 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 64 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.55% 4.67% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 17.34% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 33
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.19% -16.92% -10.96%
10th Percentile £26,200 £20,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,050 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +32.73% -15.38% -9.72%

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 366 369 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.51% 26.95% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 316 321 397
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £51,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -0.66% +3.42% +4.29%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -3 23 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Caerphilly +5 6 £40,500 +47.27%
Bridgend - 4 £62,500 - 2
Newport -24 3 £37,500 +44.23%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 19 (50.00%) Office 365
7 18 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
10 12 (31.58%) DHCP
10 12 (31.58%) DNS
11 11 (28.95%) Citrix
12 10 (26.32%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (23.68%) SAN
13 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
13 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (21.05%) LAN
14 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (18.42%) ITIL
15 7 (18.42%) WAN
15 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.42%) XenApp
15 7 (18.42%) CentOS

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 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SAS
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.89%) Datadog
3 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DHCP
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) SAN
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
4 7 (18.42%) WAN
5 6 (15.79%) Skype
5 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
6 5 (13.16%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) HTTP
7 3 (7.89%) NAS
7 3 (7.89%) SNMP
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless
8 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) ADSL
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) PBX
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Travis CI
1 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
6 7 (18.42%) CentOS
6 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.89%) DC/OS
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) High Availability
6 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Workload Management
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCITP
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.16%) vSphere
6 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.89%) Docker
7 3 (7.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Packer
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) Terraform
3 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Dell
5 5 (13.16%) Apple
5 5 (13.16%) Avaya
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (10.53%) EqualLogic
6 4 (10.53%) Freshdesk
6 4 (10.53%) Nexenta
7 3 (7.89%) Google
7 3 (7.89%) New Relic
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
7 3 (7.89%) Veeam
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) BT
9 1 (2.63%) Draytek
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL