The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 16 21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 2.04% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.69% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £29,502
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.52% 26.53% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +15.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,528 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Taunton region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCT
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCT
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam