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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 50 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.42% 3.77% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.84% 14.41% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 56
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £40,000 £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
383 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 26.15% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 329 314 279
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +22 70 £37,000 +12.12% 5
West Wales - 4 £20,000 -
North Wales -9 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (74.36%) Active Directory
3 114 (73.08%) Microsoft
4 113 (72.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (67.95%) VMware
6 90 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (39.74%) MS Exchange
7 62 (39.74%) DNS
8 60 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (37.18%) DHCP
10 46 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 43 (27.56%) MS Excel
11 43 (27.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (26.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 38 (24.36%) SAN
14 31 (19.87%) Finance
15 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
16 28 (17.95%) IIS
16 28 (17.95%) Advertising
17 27 (17.31%) Cisco
18 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (16.67%) ITIL
18 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 24 (15.38%) Firewall
19 24 (15.38%) Windows 7
20 20 (12.82%) Hyper-V
21 19 (12.18%) Citrix
21 19 (12.18%) SLA
22 17 (10.90%) IBM
22 17 (10.90%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 62 (39.74%) MS Exchange
2 46 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (27.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (26.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (17.95%) IIS
6 13 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (5.77%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.85%) Lync
10 1 (0.64%) Node.js
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.64%) CMS
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 43 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.92%) PaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Office 365
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 62 (39.74%) DNS
2 58 (37.18%) DHCP
3 38 (24.36%) SAN
4 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 24 (15.38%) Firewall
6 10 (6.41%) Internet
7 7 (4.49%) VPN
8 6 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.92%) FTP
9 3 (1.92%) HTTP
9 3 (1.92%) VoIP
9 3 (1.92%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.92%) SSL
9 3 (1.92%) SMTP
10 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.64%) Wireless
11 1 (0.64%) IPsec
11 1 (0.64%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.56%) MySQL
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.92%) MSBuild
General
1 31 (19.87%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Advertising
3 3 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.64%) Local Government
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Back Office
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (14.10%) Administrator
3 21 (13.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (10.90%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 12 (7.69%) Server Support
6 12 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Server Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Consultant
9 9 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (5.77%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) IT Support
10 8 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
1 4 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.92%) WCF
2 3 (1.92%) LINQ
2 3 (1.92%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.92%) WinForms
3 2 (1.28%) WPF
4 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.64%) COM
4 1 (0.64%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) XSD
4 1 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) AS400
2 8 (5.13%) Clustering
3 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
6 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (72.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 17 (10.90%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.05%) Linux
7 8 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (4.49%) UNIX
9 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.56%) Solaris
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) ITIL
2 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (3.85%) Database Tuning
6 6 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.21%) Server Building
8 4 (2.56%) Resilience Testing
8 4 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.92%) Automated Testing
9 3 (1.92%) Scrum
9 3 (1.92%) Unit Testing
9 3 (1.92%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.92%) UML
9 3 (1.92%) OOP
9 3 (1.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (1.92%) ETL
9 3 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.97%) SQL
2 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.92%) C#
3 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) VBScript
4 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.97%) MCSA
3 14 (8.97%) MCITP
4 11 (7.05%) MCSE
4 11 (7.05%) CCNA
5 10 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.56%) VCP5
8 4 (2.56%) SAP Certification
8 4 (2.56%) CCNP
9 3 (1.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.18%) SLA
2 9 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 116 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 60 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.85%) XenApp
5 6 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.56%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.56%) vSphere
6 4 (2.56%) Firmware
6 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) SCOM
2 4 (2.56%) Puppet
2 4 (2.56%) Ansible
3 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.28%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) Nagios
5 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 114 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 106 (67.95%) VMware
3 27 (17.31%) Cisco
4 19 (12.18%) Citrix
5 17 (10.90%) IBM
6 11 (7.05%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.41%) Oracle
7 10 (6.41%) Dell
8 9 (5.77%) HP
9 6 (3.85%) NetApp
9 6 (3.85%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (2.56%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.56%) Veritas
10 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.56%) SAP
11 3 (1.92%) Avaya
11 3 (1.92%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.92%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.92%) Veeam
12 2 (1.28%) Remedy
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30k-35k+ Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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