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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 72 43
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 83 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.20% 2.63% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.39% 10.69% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 32 56
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,450 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
407 318 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.42% 24.56% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 358 292 284
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +43 76 £35,000 +6.06% 5
West Wales +23 5 £20,000 -27.27%
North Wales -6 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (73.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 111 (72.55%) Microsoft
3 111 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 107 (69.93%) VMware
5 87 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (42.48%) MS Exchange
7 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (34.64%) DNS
9 49 (32.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 48 (31.37%) MS Excel
11 47 (30.72%) DHCP
12 45 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 44 (28.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 37 (24.18%) Cisco
15 36 (23.53%) SAN
16 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
18 29 (18.95%) IIS
18 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
19 28 (18.30%) TCP/IP
19 28 (18.30%) Firewall
20 27 (17.65%) ITIL
21 26 (16.99%) Finance
22 25 (16.34%) Advertising
23 24 (15.69%) Citrix
24 21 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
25 20 (13.07%) Windows 7
26 19 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
27 18 (11.76%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 65 (42.48%) MS Exchange
2 49 (32.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (28.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (18.95%) IIS
6 16 (10.46%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
7 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.92%) Lync
10 4 (2.61%) Commerce Server
10 4 (2.61%) CMS
11 3 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.65%) Node.js
12 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.96%) Office 365
2 3 (1.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (34.64%) DNS
2 47 (30.72%) DHCP
3 36 (23.53%) SAN
4 28 (18.30%) TCP/IP
4 28 (18.30%) Firewall
5 10 (6.54%) Internet
5 10 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.54%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (6.54%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.92%) VPN
6 6 (3.92%) HTTP
7 3 (1.96%) SSL
7 3 (1.96%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.96%) FTP
7 3 (1.96%) VoIP
7 3 (1.96%) SMTP
8 2 (1.31%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
9 1 (0.65%) LAN
9 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.61%) MySQL
4 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.96%) Big Data
5 3 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MSBuild
1 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 25 (16.34%) Advertising
3 3 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (28.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) Analyst
4 16 (10.46%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.15%) Wintel Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Consultant
6 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (8.50%) Administrator
6 13 (8.50%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.19%) Technical Support
8 10 (6.54%) Project Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) IT Support
10 7 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Server Support
11 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
1 7 (4.58%) .NET
2 3 (1.96%) WinForms
2 3 (1.96%) LINQ
2 3 (1.96%) WCF
2 3 (1.96%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.31%) WPF
4 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.65%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) XSD
4 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) AS400
2 10 (6.54%) EqualLogic
2 10 (6.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.23%) Clustering
3 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.27%) iSeries
5 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) Replication
6 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (73.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (56.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.07%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.80%) Windows 8
6 12 (7.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (5.88%) Linux
8 6 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.27%) UNIX
10 4 (2.61%) Solaris
11 3 (1.96%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.96%) OS/400
12 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.65%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.50%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.50%) Mentoring
4 7 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.61%) Resilience Testing
8 3 (1.96%) Unit Testing
8 3 (1.96%) Automated Testing
8 3 (1.96%) MVVM
8 3 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (1.96%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (1.96%) Database Tuning
8 3 (1.96%) Scrum
8 3 (1.96%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.96%) UML
8 3 (1.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
2 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.96%) C#
3 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.76%) MCITP
4 14 (9.15%) MCSA
5 12 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (7.84%) MCSE
6 11 (7.19%) CCNA
7 8 (5.23%) CCNP
7 8 (5.23%) VCP5
8 6 (3.92%) MCP
9 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.61%) SAP Certification
10 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) SLA
2 9 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.58%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.61%) Firmware
5 4 (2.61%) vSphere
5 4 (2.61%) XenApp
5 4 (2.61%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.31%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) SCCM
1 6 (3.92%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.61%) Puppet
2 4 (2.61%) SCOM
2 4 (2.61%) Ansible
3 2 (1.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) SCSM
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 111 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 107 (69.93%) VMware
3 37 (24.18%) Cisco
4 24 (15.69%) Citrix
5 17 (11.11%) IBM
6 14 (9.15%) Dell
7 12 (7.84%) HP
8 8 (5.23%) Oracle
9 7 (4.58%) NetApp
10 6 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.61%) SAP
11 4 (2.61%) Veritas
11 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.61%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.96%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.96%) Veeam
12 3 (1.96%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.96%) Avaya
13 2 (1.31%) Apple
13 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
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