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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.21% 2.17% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.49% 9.48% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 60 20 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
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
406 232 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.81% 22.92% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 321 208 231
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +21 71 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (76.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 84 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 84 (75.68%) VMware
4 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
5 71 (63.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (55.86%) MS Exchange
7 54 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (36.04%) Cisco
10 39 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 37 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (29.73%) DNS
13 30 (27.03%) DHCP
14 27 (24.32%) Firewall
15 26 (23.42%) Citrix
16 24 (21.62%) SAN
17 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
19 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
20 18 (16.22%) Finance
21 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
21 16 (14.41%) IBM
21 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
21 16 (14.41%) IIS
21 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2003
22 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
22 15 (13.51%) Advertising
22 15 (13.51%) AS400

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 62 (55.86%) MS Exchange
2 54 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (14.41%) IIS
5 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.60%) CMS
7 4 (3.60%) Commerce Server
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.80%) Lync
9 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) DNS
2 30 (27.03%) DHCP
3 27 (24.32%) Firewall
4 24 (21.62%) SAN
5 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (8.11%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.21%) LAN
8 6 (5.41%) WAN
9 4 (3.60%) Internet
10 3 (2.70%) HTTP
11 2 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.80%) VLAN
12 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.90%) Wireless
12 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) Consultant
5 12 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.11%) Project Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) IT Support
8 8 (7.21%) Administrator
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.31%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
1 4 (3.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) AS400
2 10 (9.01%) EqualLogic
3 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) iSeries
6 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (76.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (63.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.91%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.01%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.50%) Linux
8 3 (2.70%) OS/400
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) ITIL
2 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
3 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.70%) ERP
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.80%) Migration
8 1 (0.90%) Project Management
8 1 (0.90%) CRM
8 1 (0.90%) Web Development
8 1 (0.90%) Change Management
8 1 (0.90%) Line Management
8 1 (0.90%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.90%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.90%) VBA
2 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (11.71%) MCITP
4 9 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.21%) MCSE
5 8 (7.21%) CCNA
6 7 (6.31%) CCNP
6 7 (6.31%) VCP5
7 5 (4.50%) MCSA
7 5 (4.50%) MCP
8 2 (1.80%) VCP4
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) CCA
9 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.90%) MCSD
9 1 (0.90%) HND
9 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.01%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.50%) XenServer
7 3 (2.70%) XenApp
7 3 (2.70%) vSphere
8 2 (1.80%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) SCOM
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.90%) SCSM
Vendors
1 84 (75.68%) VMware
2 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.04%) Cisco
4 26 (23.42%) Citrix
5 16 (14.41%) IBM
6 12 (10.81%) Dell
7 7 (6.31%) HP
8 6 (5.41%) NetApp
9 4 (3.60%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.60%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.80%) Lotus
11 1 (0.90%) Apple
11 1 (0.90%) McAfee
11 1 (0.90%) EMC
11 1 (0.90%) Cognos
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