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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.73% 3.45% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.01% 9.43% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 28
Average salary £36,000 £24,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
146 212 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.68% 36.61% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 126 183 192
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,400 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 10 £36,000 +50.00% 2
Clevedon -1 4 £25,000 +28.20%
Street -2 4 £40,500 +50.00%
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) IIS
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
5 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
6 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
9 8 (25.81%) DHCP
9 8 (25.81%) DNS
9 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (19.35%) Firewall
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
11 6 (19.35%) MCSE
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.13%) Revenue Management
12 5 (16.13%) MCITP
12 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (16.13%) Games

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (51.61%) IIS
2 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
3 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) DHCP
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) FTP
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.23%) WAN
8 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Installations Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Support
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Release Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) Revenue Management
3 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) MCITP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) CCA
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
Wiltshire/Somerset
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire/Somerset
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgwater
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to 30k with Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago