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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 18 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 4.35% 11.54% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 20.45% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +30.43%
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
20 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 28.99% 56.41% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 11
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
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 26 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
Swansea -6 3 £26,500 -11.66%
Windows Server 2008
Wales

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) NCover
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco