Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 96 57
Rank change year-on-year +51 -39 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 61 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.44% 1.90% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.71% 8.07% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 81
South Wales median annual salary £27,500 £33,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.91% -6.94% +4.35%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,875 £20,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% -9.72% +5.88%

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 365 446 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.55% 23.60% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 317 395 615
South Wales median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Newport +37 38 £26,000 -30.67%
Cardiff +8 16 £26,998 -16.93% 1
Caerphilly +3 3 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Monmouthshire - 3 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (88.52%) Windows Server
3 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
4 45 (73.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (72.13%) ITIL
6 37 (60.66%) Windows 10
7 36 (59.02%) Office 365
7 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
8 33 (54.10%) Windows 7
9 30 (49.18%) Hyper-V
9 30 (49.18%) VMware
10 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (45.90%) Windows 8
11 27 (44.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
13 25 (40.98%) VirtualBox
13 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (27.87%) SLA
15 16 (26.23%) Citrix
16 15 (24.59%) SQL
16 15 (24.59%) XenApp
16 15 (24.59%) XenDesktop
17 12 (19.67%) Retail
17 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
18 6 (9.84%) Data Transformation
18 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
19 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
19 5 (8.20%) Project Management
19 5 (8.20%) Web Services

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 27 (44.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (42.62%) MS Exchange
3 25 (40.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (59.02%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DHCP
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) Skype
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) VLAN
4 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 12 (19.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) IT Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) IT Support
3 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (24.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.56%) IT Supervisor
8 4 (6.56%) Support Supervisor
9 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (4.92%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (3.28%) IT Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.28%) AS400
2 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (88.52%) Windows Server
3 45 (73.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (60.66%) Windows 10
5 33 (54.10%) Windows 7
6 28 (45.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.84%) Data Transformation
3 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) Change Management
6 2 (3.28%) ERP
6 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) ABAP
2 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.28%) MCSE
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCP
2 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
2 30 (49.18%) Hyper-V
3 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (40.98%) VirtualBox
5 15 (24.59%) XenApp
5 15 (24.59%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) WSUS
2 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Avaya
5 2 (3.28%) McAfee
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) Sage
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Veritas