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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 4.88% 15.15% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 31.25% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £26,250 £29,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
25 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.49% 48.48% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 9
Average salary £26,000 £25,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.97% +11.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Swansea -7 3 £26,500 -8.62% 6
Carmarthenshire - 1 £21,000 -
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (40.00%) NCover
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
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