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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.07% 4.38% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 18.80% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 9
Average salary £27,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
221 133 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.15% 23.29% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 208 126 124
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 14 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 14 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 -11 21 £27,000 -21.73% 2
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £42,024 -
Taunton -9 1 £16,000 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £18,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (66.00%) VMware
4 30 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (40.00%) IIS
8 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 12 (24.00%) LAN
9 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.00%) Firewall
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 9 (18.00%) SAN
12 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
12 9 (18.00%) Mathematics
12 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (18.00%) Finance
13 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 8 (16.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (40.00%) IIS
3 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) LAN
2 11 (22.00%) Firewall
3 9 (18.00%) SAN
4 8 (16.00%) DNS
5 7 (14.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) WAN
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.00%) LDAP
8 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) Intranet
8 1 (2.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Military
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Support
4 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Technical Support
5 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Author
5 9 (18.00%) Technical Author
5 9 (18.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) IT Support
7 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Installations Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (18.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Tandem
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (16.00%) Windows 2000
7 7 (14.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.00%) Linux
9 1 (2.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (8.00%) Network Design
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.00%) ITSM
6 1 (2.00%) Data Security
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Information Security
6 1 (2.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) MCT
6 1 (2.00%) CNE
6 1 (2.00%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.00%) Dell Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CWNA
6 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.00%) MOM
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) Trapeze
7 1 (2.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
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