Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 101 55
Rank change year-on-year +47 -46 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 92 58 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.54% 2.22% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.29% 9.59% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 111
Wales median annual salary £28,500 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -16.00% +41.51%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £43,517
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +1.35%

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 532 605 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.27% 23.17% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 482 520 663
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.84%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,225 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,875 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +56 83 £28,750 -11.54% 5
North Wales -1 6 £27,500 +10.00%
West Wales -13 3 £30,000 +3.45%
Windows Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (93.48%) Windows Server
3 75 (81.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (71.74%) Active Directory
5 64 (69.57%) VMware
6 63 (68.48%) ITIL
7 56 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (54.35%) Office 365
9 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
10 44 (47.83%) Windows 8
11 43 (46.74%) Windows 10
11 43 (46.74%) Windows 7
12 41 (44.57%) Hyper-V
13 38 (41.30%) MS Exchange
14 37 (40.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 32 (34.78%) VirtualBox
15 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (26.09%) Firewall
17 23 (25.00%) Citrix
18 21 (22.83%) Cisco
19 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (19.57%) SQL
20 17 (18.48%) Problem Management
21 16 (17.39%) XenApp
21 16 (17.39%) XenDesktop
22 13 (14.13%) MCP
23 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
23 12 (13.04%) MCSE
23 12 (13.04%) DBS Check
24 11 (11.96%) DNS

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 38 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 37 (40.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.78%) IIS
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) JBoss
8 1 (1.09%) Apache
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (54.35%) Office 365
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.52%) G Suite
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) Firewall
2 11 (11.96%) DNS
2 11 (11.96%) SAN
3 10 (10.87%) DHCP
3 10 (10.87%) VPN
4 6 (6.52%) WLAN
5 5 (5.43%) Network Security
6 4 (4.35%) NAS
7 3 (3.26%) Internet
7 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.26%) VoIP
7 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.09%) HTTP
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) SSH
8 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 11 (11.96%) Retail
2 3 (3.26%) Games
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) IT Engineer
2 27 (29.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (28.26%) IT Support
4 24 (26.09%) Support Engineer
5 19 (20.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (17.39%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) IT Technician
8 7 (7.61%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.43%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 3 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Developer
11 3 (3.26%) IT Supervisor
11 3 (3.26%) Senior IT Support
11 3 (3.26%) Support Supervisor
11 3 (3.26%) Support Team Leader
12 2 (2.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (3.26%) jQuery
2 3 (3.26%) LINQ
3 2 (2.17%) WebRTC
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.17%) AS400
3 2 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (93.48%) Windows Server
3 75 (81.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (47.83%) Windows 8
5 43 (46.74%) Windows 10
5 43 (46.74%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.87%) Linux
7 7 (7.61%) Unix
8 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Problem Management
3 7 (7.61%) Project Management
4 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL V2
4 6 (6.52%) Time Management
5 5 (5.43%) Change Management
5 5 (5.43%) Data Transformation
5 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.43%) ERP
5 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.43%) Service Management
5 5 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (4.35%) Web Development
7 3 (3.26%) CRM
7 3 (3.26%) MVC
7 3 (3.26%) OOP
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.26%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) ABAP
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.13%) MCP
3 12 (13.04%) DBS Check
3 12 (13.04%) MCSE
4 8 (8.70%) MCSA
5 7 (7.61%) CCNP
5 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.52%) A+ Certification
6 6 (6.52%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.26%) MCITP
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 56 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (44.57%) Hyper-V
4 32 (34.78%) VirtualBox
5 16 (17.39%) XenApp
5 16 (17.39%) XenDesktop
6 8 (8.70%) vSphere
7 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) WSUS
2 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (69.57%) VMware
2 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.00%) Citrix
4 21 (22.83%) Cisco
5 6 (6.52%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) Avaya
6 4 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) McAfee
7 2 (2.17%) Sage
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle
8 1 (1.09%) SAP