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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 38 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.91% 2.73% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.62% 9.69% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 65
Median salary £36,116 £26,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.28% -26.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £20,400 £23,867
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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 392 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.34% 28.12% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 205 338 347
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,200
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +4 30 £36,250 +36.79% 1
West Wales - 2 £36,116 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (89.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (83.33%) VMware
4 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 31 (64.58%) Windows Server
6 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
8 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 18 (37.50%) Office 365
8 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
9 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (35.42%) DNS
10 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (33.33%) Cisco
11 14 (29.17%) MCSE
12 13 (27.08%) SQL
13 12 (25.00%) Linux
13 12 (25.00%) SAN
14 11 (22.92%) Project Management
14 11 (22.92%) ITIL
15 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (20.83%) Firewall
15 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (18.75%) CCNA
16 9 (18.75%) IIS
16 9 (18.75%) LAN
17 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
17 8 (16.67%) WAN

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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (4.17%) JBoss
6 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Office 365
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) DNS
2 12 (25.00%) SAN
3 10 (20.83%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) LAN
5 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.67%) WAN
6 7 (14.58%) DHCP
7 6 (12.50%) NAS
8 5 (10.42%) VPN
9 4 (8.33%) VLAN
9 4 (8.33%) VoIP
10 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
11 1 (2.08%) HTTP
11 1 (2.08%) IPsec
11 1 (2.08%) PABX
11 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.08%) SSL
11 1 (2.08%) Wireless
11 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.17%) Advertising
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) IT Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (89.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (64.58%) Windows Server
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (16.67%) Unix
6 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
1 11 (22.92%) Project Management
2 4 (8.33%) ERP
2 4 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.17%) Defect Management
4 2 (4.17%) DevOps
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.17%) SEO
4 2 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) R
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (29.17%) MCSE
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.75%) CCNA
5 7 (14.58%) MCSA
5 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.42%) CCA
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (4.17%) MCITP
8 2 (4.17%) RHCE
9 1 (2.08%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.17%) vCloud
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) VMware
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) Veeam
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) EqualLogic
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.08%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) Radware
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago