The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.14% 4.18% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.61% 15.90% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 54
Average salary £25,750 £31,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.93% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
346 346 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.55% 26.31% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 314 323 272
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 50 £25,500 -19.04% 4
West Wales +6 4 £26,000 - 7
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (81.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 66 (64.08%) VMware
4 65 (63.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
6 49 (47.57%) MS Exchange
7 42 (40.78%) Cisco
8 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
9 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
10 31 (30.10%) MS Excel
11 30 (29.13%) SQL
11 30 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (26.21%) ITIL
13 26 (25.24%) IIS
13 26 (25.24%) Firewall
14 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (20.39%) SAN
16 21 (20.39%) Office 365
16 21 (20.39%) Hyper-V
17 20 (19.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (18.45%) HP
19 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
19 18 (17.48%) DNS
19 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (17.48%) CCNA
19 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (16.50%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 49 (47.57%) MS Exchange
2 30 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (25.24%) IIS
4 25 (24.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.85%) Lync
9 4 (3.88%) Commerce Server
9 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.88%) CMS
10 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.97%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.97%) Apache
11 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (30.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) Firewall
2 21 (20.39%) SAN
3 18 (17.48%) DNS
3 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.77%) DHCP
4 8 (7.77%) Internet
5 6 (5.83%) VoIP
6 5 (4.85%) WAN
6 5 (4.85%) LAN
7 4 (3.88%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.91%) NAS
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.94%) SMTP
9 2 (1.94%) FTP
9 2 (1.94%) HTTP
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.94%) SSL
10 1 (0.97%) IPv6
10 1 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.94%) NUnit
1 2 (1.94%) CruiseControl
1 2 (1.94%) Subversion
1 2 (1.94%) NCover
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (21.36%) Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Server Support
5 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Server Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Server Support Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Server Technician
10 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.85%) Support Technician
11 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Server Support Technician
12 4 (3.88%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.88%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.83%) XML
4 4 (3.88%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) CSS
5 3 (2.91%) Web Services
5 3 (2.91%) ADO.NET
5 3 (2.91%) WinForms
5 3 (2.91%) WCF
5 3 (2.91%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.94%) XSD
6 2 (1.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Clustering
1 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (81.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (63.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.65%) Linux
5 10 (9.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (9.71%) Windows XP
5 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.77%) Solaris
7 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.91%) UNIX
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Change Management
3 8 (7.77%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
4 7 (6.80%) Line Management
5 6 (5.83%) Competitive Intelligence
5 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
5 6 (5.83%) Service Management
5 6 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.83%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.85%) Database Tuning
6 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.88%) OO
7 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.91%) OOD
8 3 (2.91%) Web Development
9 2 (1.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) SQL
2 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.77%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) VB
5 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (19.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (17.48%) CCNA
3 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (16.50%) MCSE
5 13 (12.62%) Degree
6 7 (6.80%) CCA
6 7 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (5.83%) RHCE
7 6 (5.83%) CCNP
8 5 (4.85%) MCP
8 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) VCP5
9 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
9 4 (3.88%) ISEB
10 3 (2.91%) MCSA
11 2 (1.94%) MCITP
12 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.39%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.94%) XenServer
6 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (64.08%) VMware
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 42 (40.78%) Cisco
4 19 (18.45%) HP
5 16 (15.53%) Citrix
6 9 (8.74%) IBM
6 9 (8.74%) NetApp
7 8 (7.77%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.83%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) Remedy
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle
11 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.94%) IPFX
11 2 (1.94%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.94%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.97%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.97%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.97%) Symantec
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