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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.63% 2.25% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.40% 7.69% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 31
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,600 £42,500
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
209 156 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.07% 29.27% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 180 142 170
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 20 £42,000 +29.23% 11
Clevedon +5 4 - -
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 - 4
Windows Server 2008
South West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (59.65%) MS Exchange
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 31 (54.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
8 21 (36.84%) Degree
9 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
10 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (28.07%) IIS
11 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
12 13 (22.81%) Client/Server
13 12 (21.05%) DNS
14 11 (19.30%) DHCP
15 10 (17.54%) IBM
15 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (17.54%) Firewall
15 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
16 9 (15.79%) LAN
17 8 (14.04%) Finance
18 7 (12.28%) Project Management
18 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
18 7 (12.28%) Cisco
18 7 (12.28%) SAN
18 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
18 7 (12.28%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 34 (59.65%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.07%) IIS
2 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.02%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.51%) Apache
7 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
3 10 (17.54%) Firewall
4 9 (15.79%) LAN
5 7 (12.28%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) HTTP
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.51%) SSL
7 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.75%) Multicast
8 1 (1.75%) Intranet
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Technical Support
1 17 (29.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Technical Support Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Help Desk Support
2 14 (24.56%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Help Desk Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Author
3 13 (22.81%) Technical Author
3 13 (22.81%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (15.79%) Consultant
6 8 (14.04%) Systems Support
7 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) IT Support
9 4 (7.02%) Support Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
1 13 (22.81%) Client/Server
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (54.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
6 6 (10.53%) UNIX
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.51%) AIX
10 1 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.28%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Information Security
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.51%) Network Design
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.75%) Data Management
8 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Release Management
8 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Data Security
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Dell Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CWNA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) NFS
5 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.51%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) IBM
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Intel
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) Trapeze
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam
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