The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 51 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.91% 4.41% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.61% 17.86% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 53
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
349 308 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.74% 24.72% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 313 284 241
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -7 45 £30,000 -7.69% 7
North Wales +1 4 £35,000 +32.07% 3
West Wales +3 2 £26,000 -
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (64.37%) VMware
4 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
6 39 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 34 (39.08%) Cisco
7 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
8 33 (37.93%) SQL
9 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
10 30 (34.48%) IIS
11 26 (29.89%) ITIL
12 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
14 21 (24.14%) HP
14 21 (24.14%) SAN
15 20 (22.99%) Citrix
16 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2003
16 19 (21.84%) Hyper-V
17 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
18 17 (19.54%) MCSE
18 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (17.24%) Firewall
19 15 (17.24%) DNS
19 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (17.24%) Degree
20 14 (16.09%) .NET
21 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
21 13 (14.94%) CCNA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 39 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 30 (34.48%) IIS
3 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.75%) Lync
9 4 (4.60%) CMS
9 4 (4.60%) Commerce Server
10 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.15%) Site Server
11 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) ImageReady
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) SAN
2 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) Firewall
3 15 (17.24%) DNS
4 7 (8.05%) LAN
4 7 (8.05%) WAN
5 6 (6.90%) NAS
5 6 (6.90%) Internet
5 6 (6.90%) DHCP
6 3 (3.45%) VPN
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.30%) VoIP
7 2 (2.30%) FTP
7 2 (2.30%) HTTP
7 2 (2.30%) SMTP
7 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.30%) SSL
8 1 (1.15%) IPv6
8 1 (1.15%) ADSL
8 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) QlikView
8 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) NCover
1 2 (2.30%) CruiseControl
1 2 (2.30%) Subversion
1 2 (2.30%) NUnit
1 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Server Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Server Support
5 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Server Technician
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Server Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.75%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.75%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.75%) CSS
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) ADO.NET
5 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) WinForms
5 3 (3.45%) WCF
5 3 (3.45%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.15%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) Replication
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (11.49%) Linux
6 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.20%) Solaris
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
3 7 (8.05%) Change Management
4 6 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.90%) Competitive Intelligence
4 6 (6.90%) Service Management
5 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.75%) Database Tuning
5 5 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.60%) OO
7 3 (3.45%) OOD
7 3 (3.45%) Content Management
7 3 (3.45%) Web Development
7 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) C#
3 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) MCSE
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (17.24%) Degree
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (14.94%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) RHCE
5 5 (5.75%) CCNP
5 5 (5.75%) ISEB
5 5 (5.75%) CCA
5 5 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.75%) MCP
5 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) VCP5
8 2 (2.30%) MCITP
9 1 (1.15%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.05%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) VMware
2 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.08%) Cisco
4 21 (24.14%) HP
5 20 (22.99%) Citrix
6 9 (10.34%) NetApp
7 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.75%) IBM
9 4 (4.60%) Remedy
9 4 (4.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.15%) Adobe
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle
11 1 (1.15%) Juniper
11 1 (1.15%) Sage
11 1 (1.15%) Symantec
11 1 (1.15%) Mitel
11 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago