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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.22% 5.10% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 14.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 16.67% 34.69% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 6
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) NCover
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (80.00%) 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 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NCover
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) DHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco