The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea 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 Swansea region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.54% - 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £27,500 - £21,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 - £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 24.58% 23.53% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 12
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,850 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Swansea

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swansea

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ImageReady
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco