The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 21 20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - 2.53% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.88% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £27,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
Windows Server 2008
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 16.67% 43.04% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 20
Average salary £18,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Wales region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco