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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 4.19% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.05% 16.91% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 48
Average salary £24,250 £33,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.14% -11.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,500 £45,000
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
306 337 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.13% 24.74% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 278 308 251
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +2 37 £24,250 -31.20% 9
West Wales -3 4 £23,750 -20.83%
North Wales - 2 £31,250 - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (78.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 73 (73.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (66.00%) VMware
5 64 (64.00%) MS Exchange
6 55 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 52 (52.00%) Active Directory
8 46 (46.00%) Cisco
9 44 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 35 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 31 (31.00%) Firewall
13 29 (29.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 28 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (27.00%) Office 365
15 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (22.00%) SAN
17 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (20.00%) SQL
18 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 19 (19.00%) IIS
19 19 (19.00%) Terminal Services
20 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (17.00%) Citrix
20 17 (17.00%) CCNA
20 17 (17.00%) DNS
20 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
21 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
22 15 (15.00%) MCSE
23 14 (14.00%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 64 (64.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (29.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (19.00%) IIS
7 6 (6.00%) Lync
8 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.00%) CMS
10 2 (2.00%) Commerce Server
11 1 (1.00%) JBoss
11 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.00%) Apache
11 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) Firewall
2 22 (22.00%) SAN
3 17 (17.00%) DNS
4 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.00%) LAN
6 9 (9.00%) DHCP
7 8 (8.00%) WAN
8 6 (6.00%) Internet
9 5 (5.00%) VoIP
10 4 (4.00%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.00%) VLAN
12 1 (1.00%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.00%) NAS
12 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) QlikView
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) NUnit
1 2 (2.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
1 2 (2.00%) NCover
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 40 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Server Support
6 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Server Support Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Support
11 4 (4.00%) Server Support Technician
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) IT Support
11 4 (4.00%) Server Technician
12 3 (3.00%) QA Analyst
12 3 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) XSD
3 2 (2.00%) XSLT
3 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.00%) CSS
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) AS400
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (78.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 73 (73.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.00%) Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.00%) UNIX
7 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) ITIL
2 6 (6.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.00%) Change Management
5 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.00%) ERP
5 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.00%) Project Management
6 2 (2.00%) Content Management
6 2 (2.00%) Migration
6 2 (2.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.00%) Line Management
6 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) C#
3 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (17.00%) CCNA
2 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (15.00%) MCSE
4 13 (13.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.00%) CCA
5 7 (7.00%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.00%) CCNP
7 4 (4.00%) MCSA
7 4 (4.00%) MCITP
7 4 (4.00%) VCP5
8 3 (3.00%) MCP
9 2 (2.00%) ISEB
9 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.00%) CCENT
10 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (19.00%) Terminal Services
4 17 (17.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.00%) XenServer
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.00%) WSUS
2 2 (2.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (66.00%) VMware
2 55 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (46.00%) Cisco
4 17 (17.00%) Citrix
5 9 (9.00%) IBM
5 9 (9.00%) HP
6 6 (6.00%) Dell
7 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.00%) Veeam
9 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.00%) IPFX
10 1 (1.00%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.00%) Cognos
10 1 (1.00%) EMC
10 1 (1.00%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) Lotus
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