The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newport region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 25 14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport - 2.54% 8.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 15.00% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 18.18% 16.95% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 34
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £24,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
South Wales

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Newport

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VCP5
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense