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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.65% 2.05% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.49% 8.95% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 65 23 30
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,867 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
411 257 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.56% 22.86% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 336 235 246
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £46,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +34 75 £36,000 +10.76% 11
West Wales +17 1 £18,500 -32.72%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (76.56%) Active Directory
3 96 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 96 (75.00%) VMware
4 93 (72.66%) Microsoft
5 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (53.91%) MS Exchange
7 57 (44.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 44 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 44 (34.38%) DNS
11 41 (32.03%) Cisco
11 41 (32.03%) MS Excel
12 38 (29.69%) DHCP
13 30 (23.44%) Firewall
14 28 (21.88%) SAN
15 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (19.53%) Citrix
16 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
16 25 (19.53%) Hyper-V
17 22 (17.19%) Finance
18 20 (15.63%) ITIL
18 20 (15.63%) IIS
19 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
19 18 (14.06%) IBM
19 18 (14.06%) Advertising
19 18 (14.06%) MCITP
20 16 (12.50%) WebSphere
20 16 (12.50%) AS400

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (53.91%) MS Exchange
2 57 (44.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (15.63%) IIS
6 16 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.91%) Lync
10 4 (3.13%) CMS
10 4 (3.13%) Commerce Server
11 3 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (32.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Office 365
2 3 (2.34%) PaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (34.38%) DNS
2 38 (29.69%) DHCP
3 30 (23.44%) Firewall
4 28 (21.88%) SAN
5 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.03%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (7.03%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.47%) Internet
7 7 (5.47%) LAN
8 5 (3.91%) WAN
9 3 (2.34%) HTTP
10 2 (1.56%) VoIP
10 2 (1.56%) VPN
10 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.78%) Wireless
11 1 (0.78%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.34%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.34%) Big Data
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (32.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Consultant
3 15 (11.72%) Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.81%) Administrator
8 9 (7.03%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.03%) Project Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) IT Support
11 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
12 4 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) WinForms
2 1 (0.78%) WCF
2 1 (0.78%) LINQ
2 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) AS400
2 10 (7.81%) EqualLogic
3 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) iSeries
6 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (60.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.47%) Linux
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.34%) OS/400
8 2 (1.56%) Solaris
8 2 (1.56%) UNIX
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.63%) ITIL
2 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.03%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.34%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.56%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (1.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.56%) ERP
7 2 (1.56%) Change Management
7 2 (1.56%) Migration
8 1 (0.78%) Scrum
8 1 (0.78%) Project Management
8 1 (0.78%) UML
8 1 (0.78%) OOP
8 1 (0.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (0.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VBA
3 1 (0.78%) C#
3 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.06%) MCITP
3 16 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.59%) MCSE
5 10 (7.81%) MCSA
6 8 (6.25%) CCNA
6 8 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.47%) CCNP
7 7 (5.47%) VCP5
8 5 (3.91%) MCP
9 2 (1.56%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (76.56%) Active Directory
2 54 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (19.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.81%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.91%) vSphere
6 3 (2.34%) XenApp
6 3 (2.34%) XenServer
7 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.56%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) SCCM
1 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.34%) WSUS
2 3 (2.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 96 (75.00%) VMware
2 93 (72.66%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.03%) Cisco
4 25 (19.53%) Citrix
5 18 (14.06%) IBM
6 12 (9.38%) Dell
7 10 (7.81%) HP
8 8 (6.25%) NetApp
9 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.34%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.34%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle
11 2 (1.56%) SAP
11 2 (1.56%) Veritas
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.56%) McAfee
11 2 (1.56%) Veeam
11 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.56%) 3PAR
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