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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 27 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.44% 3.91% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.47% 13.12% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 35
Average salary £36,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,850 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £35,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 221 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.66% 29.82% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 159 200 130
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Bath +16 19 £36,000 +50.00% 2
Clevedon -4 5 £25,000 +28.20%
Taunton +8 1 £20,500 -23.36% 1
Bridgwater - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (50.00%) IIS
4 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
5 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
8 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (29.63%) MCSE
11 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
13 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (24.07%) CCNA
13 13 (24.07%) LAN
13 13 (24.07%) Windows 2000
14 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 12 (22.22%) Wireless
14 12 (22.22%) VMware
14 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (20.37%) Firewall
15 11 (20.37%) WLAN
15 11 (20.37%) Cisco
16 10 (18.52%) VPN
16 10 (18.52%) Finance
17 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
17 9 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (16.67%) SonicWALL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 27 (50.00%) IIS
2 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 13 (24.07%) LAN
3 12 (22.22%) Wireless
4 11 (20.37%) Firewall
4 11 (20.37%) WLAN
5 10 (18.52%) VPN
6 9 (16.67%) DNS
6 9 (16.67%) WAN
6 9 (16.67%) DHCP
6 9 (16.67%) MPLS
7 8 (14.81%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) FTP
9 3 (5.56%) VoIP
10 2 (3.70%) NAS
10 2 (3.70%) VLAN
10 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Installations Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
4 9 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 9 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Release Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Configuration Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Support Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Server Support
9 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 2000
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.70%) Revenue Management
4 2 (3.70%) Time Management
4 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Email Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.63%) MCSE
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) MCITP
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.41%) CCA
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 4 (7.41%) vSphere
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 9 (16.67%) Juniper
5 8 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Sage
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
networx
Salary: £33,800 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheddar, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago