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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 38 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.44% 3.06% 6.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 10.38% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 64
Median salary £36,250 £26,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.79% -26.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £20,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 200 366 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.96% 29.44% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 174 326 325
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 24 £35,750 +34.90% 1
Bridgend - 2 £36,500 -
Newport 0 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Caerphilly -5 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (84.09%) VMware
4 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (36.36%) Office 365
7 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.09%) Cisco
8 14 (31.82%) MCSE
8 14 (31.82%) DNS
9 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 12 (27.27%) Linux
11 11 (25.00%) ITIL
11 11 (25.00%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.45%) Project Management
13 9 (20.45%) CCNA
13 9 (20.45%) IIS
13 9 (20.45%) LAN
14 8 (18.18%) WAN
14 8 (18.18%) Unix
15 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP

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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) IIS
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Office 365
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 11 (25.00%) SAN
3 9 (20.45%) LAN
4 8 (18.18%) WAN
5 7 (15.91%) Firewall
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) NAS
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 4 (9.09%) DHCP
7 4 (9.09%) VLAN
8 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.82%) VoIP
9 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.27%) HTTP
9 1 (2.27%) IPsec
9 1 (2.27%) SSL
9 1 (2.27%) Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) IT Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (27.27%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Unix
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (4.55%) DevOps
4 2 (4.55%) ERP
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Security Management
5 1 (2.27%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) R
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.82%) MCSE
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.45%) CCNA
5 7 (15.91%) MCSA
5 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.36%) CCA
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) MCITP
8 2 (4.55%) RHCE
9 1 (2.27%) CCNP
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) vCloud
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Veeam
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle
6 4 (9.09%) EqualLogic
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Radware
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago