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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 72 51 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.20% 3.79% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 14.13% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 43 53
Average salary £37,750 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.83% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £39,800 £40,000
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
396 361 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.59% 26.84% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 342 325 303
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £53,250 £43,100
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 69 £38,000 +26.66% 7
West Wales +8 2 £20,000 -23.07%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (72.26%) Microsoft
3 109 (70.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (69.68%) Active Directory
5 102 (65.81%) VMware
6 88 (56.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (40.00%) DNS
8 59 (38.06%) MS Exchange
8 59 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (37.42%) DHCP
10 42 (27.10%) MS Excel
11 41 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 40 (25.81%) SAN
13 39 (25.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (20.65%) Finance
15 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
16 28 (18.06%) IIS
17 26 (16.77%) Advertising
17 26 (16.77%) SLA
18 25 (16.13%) Cisco
18 25 (16.13%) ITIL
18 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
18 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (14.84%) Firewall
20 19 (12.26%) Windows 7
20 19 (12.26%) SQL
21 16 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
22 15 (9.68%) MCSA
22 15 (9.68%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (38.06%) MS Exchange
2 41 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 41 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (25.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (18.06%) IIS
5 13 (8.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (7.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.87%) Lync
9 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (27.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.94%) Office 365
3 2 (1.29%) SaaS
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 62 (40.00%) DNS
2 58 (37.42%) DHCP
3 40 (25.81%) SAN
4 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
5 23 (14.84%) Firewall
6 9 (5.81%) Internet
7 8 (5.16%) VPN
8 3 (1.94%) FTP
8 3 (1.94%) HTTP
8 3 (1.94%) VoIP
8 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.94%) SSL
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.94%) SMTP
9 2 (1.29%) WAN
10 1 (0.65%) ADSL
10 1 (0.65%) LAN
10 1 (0.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.58%) MySQL
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.94%) MSBuild
General
1 32 (20.65%) Finance
2 26 (16.77%) Advertising
3 1 (0.65%) Local Government
3 1 (0.65%) Marketing
3 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Back Office
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (27.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (18.06%) Administrator
3 22 (14.19%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.03%) Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) Server Support
7 12 (7.74%) Server Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.45%) Technical Support
9 10 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Server Support Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (4.52%) IT Support
13 6 (3.87%) Technical Support Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) DBA
14 5 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) XML
1 3 (1.94%) XSD
1 3 (1.94%) XSLT
1 3 (1.94%) WinForms
1 3 (1.94%) .NET Framework
1 3 (1.94%) WCF
1 3 (1.94%) .NET
1 3 (1.94%) LINQ
1 3 (1.94%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.29%) COM
2 2 (1.29%) WPF
3 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Clustering
2 6 (3.87%) Replication
2 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.58%) AS400
3 4 (2.58%) EqualLogic
3 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.65%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (70.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (56.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (12.26%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.03%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.10%) Linux
7 7 (4.52%) UNIX
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.58%) Solaris
10 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.13%) ITIL
2 16 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
4 9 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.52%) Database Tuning
6 5 (3.23%) Server Building
7 4 (2.58%) Resilience Testing
7 4 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.58%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.58%) Project Management
8 3 (1.94%) ETL
8 3 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.94%) UML
8 3 (1.94%) OOP
8 3 (1.94%) Unit Testing
8 3 (1.94%) Scrum
8 3 (1.94%) Automated Testing
8 3 (1.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) SQL
2 12 (7.74%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.94%) C#
4 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
5 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.68%) MCSA
3 14 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.74%) CCNA
4 12 (7.74%) MCSE
4 12 (7.74%) MCITP
5 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.77%) SLA
2 9 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (69.68%) Active Directory
2 59 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.58%) Firmware
6 4 (2.58%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.94%) vSphere
7 3 (1.94%) XenApp
8 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.65%) XenServer
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
2 4 (2.58%) Ansible
3 3 (1.94%) SCOM
3 3 (1.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 112 (72.26%) Microsoft
2 102 (65.81%) VMware
3 25 (16.13%) Cisco
4 15 (9.68%) IBM
5 13 (8.39%) Citrix
6 11 (7.10%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.45%) Oracle
8 9 (5.81%) HP
9 8 (5.16%) Dell
9 8 (5.16%) NetApp
10 4 (2.58%) Veritas
10 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.58%) SAP
10 4 (2.58%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.58%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.94%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.94%) Veeam
11 3 (1.94%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (1.94%) Avaya
12 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
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