Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 60 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 57 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.22% 3.75% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.97% 15.79% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 69
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -12.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £29,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -4.84% -16.22%

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 314 361 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.52% 23.73% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 281 331 490
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,477
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -4.05% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 0 32 £30,000 -18.92% 2
Caerphilly +7 9 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Newport -4 2 £33,750 +53.41%
Bridgend - 1 £70,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (89.36%) Windows Server
3 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
4 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (63.83%) Office 365
6 28 (59.57%) VMware
7 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
8 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
9 25 (53.19%) Firewall
10 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
11 18 (38.30%) LAN
12 17 (36.17%) DNS
13 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
14 14 (29.79%) DHCP
15 12 (25.53%) SAN
16 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 10 (21.28%) ADSL
17 10 (21.28%) Degree
18 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (19.15%) Linux
18 9 (19.15%) Cisco
18 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
19 8 (17.02%) Break/Fix
19 8 (17.02%) HP
19 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (17.02%) ITIL
19 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
20 7 (14.89%) Customer Engagement

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 26 (55.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) Office 365
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) LAN
3 17 (36.17%) DNS
4 14 (29.79%) DHCP
5 12 (25.53%) SAN
6 10 (21.28%) ADSL
7 6 (12.77%) Wireless
8 5 (10.64%) Network Security
8 5 (10.64%) WAN
9 4 (8.51%) HTTP
10 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.38%) WLAN
11 2 (4.26%) NAS
11 2 (4.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.13%) RSpec
2 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Automotive
1 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) IT Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) IT Support
4 8 (17.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Systems Support
5 7 (14.89%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.13%) JSON
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
2 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (89.36%) Windows Server
3 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (2.13%) DC/OS
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.02%) Break/Fix
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
4 7 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) High Availability
5 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) ERP
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.77%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.26%) Docker
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.26%) vSphere
7 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
1 5 (10.64%) SCOrch
2 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) VMware
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Veeam
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) Sophos
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Draytek
7 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.13%) CA Agile Central