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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.35% 5.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 14.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £26,000 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
21 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 24.71% 34.00% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 7
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 28 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) NCover
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NCover
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
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