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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.09% 3.00% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.79% 10.73% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 28
Average salary £33,800 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.18% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
208 233 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.21% 28.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 181 215 132
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 16 £36,000 +33.33%
Yeovil -2 3 £33,800 +87.77%
Clevedon - 2 £25,000 -
Taunton +10 1 £20,500 +28.12%
Bridgwater - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (46.67%) IIS
4 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (30.00%) MCSE
10 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
10 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
10 17 (28.33%) Firewall
11 15 (25.00%) VMware
11 15 (25.00%) CCNA
11 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (23.33%) Cisco
12 14 (23.33%) LAN
13 13 (21.67%) Finance
13 13 (21.67%) DHCP
13 13 (21.67%) DNS
13 13 (21.67%) Windows 2000
14 12 (20.00%) VPN
14 12 (20.00%) WLAN
14 12 (20.00%) Wireless
14 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (18.33%) Video Conferencing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (46.67%) IIS
2 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (28.33%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) LAN
4 13 (21.67%) DHCP
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 12 (20.00%) Wireless
5 12 (20.00%) VPN
5 12 (20.00%) WLAN
6 11 (18.33%) WAN
6 11 (18.33%) MPLS
7 10 (16.67%) SAN
8 4 (6.67%) FTP
9 2 (3.33%) NAS
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Team Leader
3 12 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Network Team Leader
5 10 (16.67%) Network Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Systems Support
7 8 (13.33%) Release Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Support Specialist
8 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Server Support
10 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (21.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.33%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Line Management
8 2 (3.33%) Release Management
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.33%) Process Management
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) MCSE
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (6.67%) CCA
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.67%) MCITP
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 11 (18.33%) Juniper
4 11 (18.33%) SonicWALL
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Veeam
7 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.33%) Sage
7 2 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe