The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.53% 3.81% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 15.71% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 17
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £31,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £52,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 140 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.45% 24.26% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 204 128 144
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
South West

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Bath -7 27 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Yeovil - 1 £29,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 33 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
7 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
9 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 18 (33.33%) IIS
10 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 14 (25.93%) Firewall
12 12 (22.22%) LAN
12 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.37%) Degree
14 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
15 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
15 9 (16.67%) DNS
15 9 (16.67%) SAN
15 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (16.67%) Finance
15 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
16 8 (14.81%) DHCP
16 8 (14.81%) SQL
17 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
18 6 (11.11%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (33.33%) IIS
3 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) LAN
3 9 (16.67%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.85%) LDAP
7 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Intranet
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Systems Support
5 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) Author
6 9 (16.67%) Technical Author
6 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) IT Support
7 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) Installations Engineer
10 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (7.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.41%) UNIX
8 4 (7.41%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.41%) Network Design
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (1.85%) Data Management
7 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.85%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.85%) ITSM
7 1 (1.85%) Data Security
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCT
5 1 (1.85%) Dell Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CWNA
5 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.85%) MOM
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) VMware
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Dell
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.85%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.85%) Meru Networks
6 1 (1.85%) Intel
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Yeovil, Somerset
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Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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