Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 82 51
Rank change year-on-year +45 -31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 81 55 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.76% 2.49% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.20% 10.50% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 104
South Wales median annual salary £28,750 £32,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -15.03% +34.21%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £43,680
Wales median annual salary £28,500 £31,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -8.06% -17.88% +42.45%

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 382 524 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.17% 23.69% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 346 456 615
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,255 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.72% +0.73% +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,625 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.36% - +4.48%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +35 41 £26,000 -32.47% 2
Cardiff +20 22 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Monmouthshire -2 9 £40,000 +110.53%
Caerphilly +1 6 £36,000 -4.00%
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £17,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
1 81 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 64 (79.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
4 55 (67.90%) ITIL
5 53 (65.43%) VMware
6 48 (59.26%) Office 365
7 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
8 45 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (50.62%) Windows 10
10 38 (46.91%) Windows 7
11 36 (44.44%) MS Exchange
12 35 (43.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (40.74%) Windows 8
13 33 (40.74%) Hyper-V
14 30 (37.04%) VirtualBox
14 30 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (27.16%) Citrix
16 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
16 17 (20.99%) SQL
17 15 (18.52%) XenApp
17 15 (18.52%) XenDesktop
17 15 (18.52%) Firewall
18 14 (17.28%) Cisco
19 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
20 11 (13.58%) SLA
20 11 (13.58%) Retail
21 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 9 (11.11%) IIS

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 36 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 35 (43.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.11%) IIS
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) CMS
7 2 (2.47%) JBoss
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (59.26%) Office 365
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) SAN
3 7 (8.64%) VPN
4 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 5 (6.17%) Network Security
5 4 (4.94%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 3 (3.70%) Internet
6 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) HTTP
7 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.23%) LAN
7 1 (1.23%) SSH
7 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (13.58%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Games
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) IT Engineer
2 25 (30.86%) IT Support
3 23 (28.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (28.40%) Support Engineer
4 18 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
9 3 (3.70%) IT Supervisor
9 3 (3.70%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (3.70%) Support Supervisor
9 3 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (3.70%) jQuery
2 3 (3.70%) LINQ
3 2 (2.47%) WebRTC
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) AS400
2 2 (2.47%) Social Media
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) CMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
1 81 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 64 (79.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (50.62%) Windows 10
4 38 (46.91%) Windows 7
5 33 (40.74%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.64%) Linux
6 7 (8.64%) Unix
7 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.64%) Project Management
4 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
5 5 (6.17%) Data Transformation
5 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.17%) ERP
5 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.17%) Service Management
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (4.94%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) CRM
7 3 (3.70%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (3.70%) MVC
7 3 (3.70%) OOP
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.70%) TDD
8 2 (2.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) ABAP
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCSA
3 7 (8.64%) MCP
4 6 (7.41%) DBS Check
4 6 (7.41%) MCSE
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 45 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (40.74%) Hyper-V
4 30 (37.04%) VirtualBox
5 15 (18.52%) XenApp
5 15 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 8 (9.88%) vSphere
7 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) WSUS
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) VMware
2 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.16%) Citrix
4 14 (17.28%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Avaya
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) McAfee
6 2 (2.47%) Sage
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) SAP