Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 55 109
Rank change year-on-year -30 +54 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 92 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.68% 4.45% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 16.97% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 43
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -9.52% -16.00%
10th Percentile £25,200 £21,000 £21,400
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,750 £43,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 520 542 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.78% 26.22% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 443 485 518
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,844 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
South Wales -29 50 £35,000 +22.81% 5
West Wales +13 3 £35,000 +16.67%
North Wales -1 1 £42,000 +52.73%
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) VMware
3 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (75.93%) Windows Server
4 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
5 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 26 (48.15%) Office 365
7 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
8 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
10 16 (29.63%) DHCP
10 16 (29.63%) DNS
11 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
12 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (25.93%) SAN
12 14 (25.93%) Linux
13 13 (24.07%) Firewall
14 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (18.52%) High Availability
16 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
17 9 (16.67%) Citrix
17 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (16.67%) LAN
18 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
18 8 (14.81%) WAN
18 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
18 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) SAS
5 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) Office 365
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.70%) Datadog
4 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DHCP
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) SAN
3 13 (24.07%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) LAN
5 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.81%) WAN
6 7 (12.96%) HTTP
6 7 (12.96%) Network Security
7 6 (11.11%) VPN
8 5 (9.26%) Skype
8 5 (9.26%) VoIP
9 4 (7.41%) NAS
9 4 (7.41%) Wireless
10 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.70%) SNMP
10 2 (3.70%) VLAN
11 1 (1.85%) PABX
11 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
2 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.85%) RSpec
3 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Support
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) CGI
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (75.93%) Windows Server
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
6 6 (11.11%) CentOS
6 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.70%) DC/OS
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.52%) High Availability
3 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 6 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 6 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (11.11%) Coaching
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Workload Management
8 3 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) Task Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) MCITP
2 5 (9.26%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) XenApp
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) Docker
8 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Terraform
3 2 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Packer
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) Dell
6 5 (9.26%) Apple
6 5 (9.26%) Veeam
7 4 (7.41%) Avaya
7 4 (7.41%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (7.41%) EqualLogic
7 4 (7.41%) Freshdesk
7 4 (7.41%) Nexenta
8 3 (5.56%) Draytek
8 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.70%) Google
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) New Relic
9 2 (3.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central