The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 8 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 11.36% 0.85% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 5.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 22.73% 16.95% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 9
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Dropbox

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Dropbox
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe