Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 56 84
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.90% 4.10% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 16.19% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 72 65
Wales median annual salary £32,250 £28,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% -6.56% -18.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £18,600
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,364
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

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 493 488 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.66% 25.31% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 417 446 527
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,510
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.72% +1.46%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £20,900
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,625 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -19 54 £31,750 +11.40% 3
West Wales +13 3 £35,000 +16.67%
North Wales -7 1 £42,000 +52.73% 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
4 41 (70.69%) VMware
5 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 31 (53.45%) Office 365
7 29 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 21 (36.21%) DNS
8 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
9 19 (32.76%) DHCP
9 19 (32.76%) Firewall
10 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
11 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (25.86%) LAN
12 15 (25.86%) Linux
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (25.86%) SAN
12 15 (25.86%) Windows 10
13 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.24%) Degree
16 9 (15.52%) WAN
16 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (15.52%) High Availability
16 9 (15.52%) Mentoring

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 29 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) SAS
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (53.45%) Office 365
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) DNS
2 19 (32.76%) DHCP
2 19 (32.76%) Firewall
3 15 (25.86%) LAN
3 15 (25.86%) SAN
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) HTTP
6 7 (12.07%) Network Security
7 6 (10.34%) ADSL
8 5 (8.62%) VoIP
9 4 (6.90%) Skype
9 4 (6.90%) VPN
10 3 (5.17%) NAS
11 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.72%) PABX
11 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.72%) SNMP
11 1 (1.72%) VLAN
11 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.72%) RSpec
2 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Automotive
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Support
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.72%) CGI
1 1 (1.72%) JSON
1 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 3 (5.17%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.86%) Linux
4 15 (25.86%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.62%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.52%) High Availability
3 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Break/Fix
5 6 (10.34%) Capacity Management
5 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Coaching
5 6 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.90%) Application Packaging
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCITP
3 4 (6.90%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.62%) XenApp
5 4 (6.90%) vSphere
6 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.45%) Docker
7 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Nagios
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) VMware
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) Dell
3 6 (10.34%) Veeam
4 5 (8.62%) Apple
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Avaya
5 4 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (6.90%) EqualLogic
5 4 (6.90%) Freshdesk
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Nexenta
6 3 (5.17%) Draytek
6 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Sophos
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central