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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 44 34
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.30% 4.20% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 17.41% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 72
Median salary £29,000 £31,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.20% -11.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,750 £43,798
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 235 316 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.55% 24.12% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 221 269 334
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £44,000 £47,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -6 23 £29,000 -12.49% 3
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (92.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (85.45%) VMware
4 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
5 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
6 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
6 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (49.09%) Office 365
7 25 (45.45%) MS Exchange
8 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
8 21 (38.18%) Windows 7
9 20 (36.36%) ITIL
10 19 (34.55%) SQL
10 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
11 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (30.91%) Windows 10
12 15 (27.27%) Cisco
13 14 (25.45%) Project Management
14 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (20.00%) MCSE
15 11 (20.00%) Firewall
16 10 (18.18%) DNS
16 10 (18.18%) Citrix
16 10 (18.18%) SAN
16 10 (18.18%) Windows 8
17 9 (16.36%) VirtualBox
17 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification

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 25 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.36%) IIS
5 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.45%) CMS
8 1 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (49.09%) Office 365
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security
4 4 (7.27%) WAN
5 3 (5.45%) VLAN
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (5.45%) Games
1 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) IT Manager
5 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (5.45%) jQuery
2 3 (5.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (92.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (38.18%) Windows 7
5 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (30.91%) Windows 10
7 10 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 6 (10.91%) Unix
10 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.82%) CentOS
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.45%) ERP
5 3 (5.45%) MVC
5 3 (5.45%) OOP
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) TDD
5 3 (5.45%) Web Development
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.64%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) Information Security
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) SEO
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) MCSE
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.36%) MCSA
4 5 (9.09%) CCA
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 5 (9.09%) MCP
4 5 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (49.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) VirtualBox
5 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.64%) vCloud
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.82%) Firmware
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (85.45%) VMware
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) Veeam
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) Dell
7 4 (7.27%) EqualLogic
7 4 (7.27%) HP
8 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.64%) Apple
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) McAfee
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 2 (3.64%) Veritas
10 1 (1.82%) SAP
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