The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.83% - 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £41,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.62% 26.23% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 9
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £21,600 £23,680
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,270 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) PBX
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto