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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 79 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.71% 2.73% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.36% 11.74% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 33 42
Average salary £34,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,551 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
408 281 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.48% 23.26% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 345 256 285
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +35 76 £35,000 +7.69% 11
West Wales +17 2 £19,250 -30.00%
North Wales -10 1 £27,500 -29.03%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (77.37%) Active Directory
3 104 (75.91%) Microsoft
4 102 (74.45%) VMware
5 101 (73.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (62.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (51.09%) MS Exchange
8 57 (41.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 57 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (35.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 48 (35.04%) MS Excel
10 47 (34.31%) DNS
11 46 (33.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (29.93%) Cisco
13 40 (29.20%) DHCP
14 33 (24.09%) SAN
15 31 (22.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (22.63%) Firewall
16 27 (19.71%) TCP/IP
17 26 (18.98%) Hyper-V
18 24 (17.52%) Citrix
19 22 (16.06%) ITIL
19 22 (16.06%) IIS
19 22 (16.06%) Finance
20 20 (14.60%) Advertising
20 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
20 20 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (14.60%) MCITP
21 17 (12.41%) IBM
22 16 (11.68%) AS400

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (51.09%) MS Exchange
2 57 (41.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 48 (35.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (33.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (16.06%) IIS
6 16 (11.68%) WebSphere
7 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
9 7 (5.11%) Lync
10 6 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.92%) CMS
11 4 (2.92%) Commerce Server
12 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (35.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Office 365
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) PaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.46%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.73%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.31%) DNS
2 40 (29.20%) DHCP
3 33 (24.09%) SAN
4 31 (22.63%) Firewall
5 27 (19.71%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.30%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
6 10 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.84%) Internet
8 5 (3.65%) LAN
9 4 (2.92%) WAN
10 3 (2.19%) HTTP
10 3 (2.19%) VPN
11 2 (1.46%) VoIP
11 2 (1.46%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.73%) Wireless
12 1 (0.73%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
4 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 20 (14.60%) Advertising
3 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.95%) Consultant
3 15 (10.95%) Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Wintel Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Project Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.30%) Administrator
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.11%) IT Support
11 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Server Support
12 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 4 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) COM
2 1 (0.73%) WinForms
2 1 (0.73%) WCF
2 1 (0.73%) LINQ
2 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) AS400
2 10 (7.30%) EqualLogic
2 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Clustering
4 5 (3.65%) iSeries
5 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (73.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 85 (62.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (7.30%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.57%) Linux
8 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.92%) Solaris
8 4 (2.92%) UNIX
9 3 (2.19%) OS/400
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) ITIL
2 13 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (9.49%) Mentoring
3 12 (8.76%) Load Balancing
4 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.92%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.92%) Resilience Testing
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile Marketing
7 3 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.46%) ERP
8 2 (1.46%) Change Management
8 2 (1.46%) Migration
9 1 (0.73%) Scrum
9 1 (0.73%) Project Management
9 1 (0.73%) UML
9 1 (0.73%) OOP
9 1 (0.73%) Automated Testing
9 1 (0.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.22%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.73%) VBA
3 1 (0.73%) C#
3 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.60%) MCITP
3 13 (9.49%) MCSA
4 12 (8.76%) MCSE
5 11 (8.03%) CCNA
6 8 (5.84%) CCNP
6 8 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.11%) VCP5
8 5 (3.65%) MCP
9 4 (2.92%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (77.37%) Active Directory
2 57 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.98%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.11%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.92%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.92%) Firmware
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 3 (2.19%) XenApp
6 3 (2.19%) XenServer
7 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.46%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) NetBackup
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 4 (2.92%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) SCOM
4 2 (1.46%) WSUS
5 1 (0.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.73%) SCSM
Vendors
1 104 (75.91%) Microsoft
2 102 (74.45%) VMware
3 41 (29.93%) Cisco
4 24 (17.52%) Citrix
5 17 (12.41%) IBM
6 14 (10.22%) Dell
7 11 (8.03%) HP
8 8 (5.84%) NetApp
9 5 (3.65%) Oracle
9 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.92%) SAP
10 4 (2.92%) Veritas
10 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.19%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.19%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.19%) Veeam
12 2 (1.46%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.46%) McAfee
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