Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 98 47
Rank change year-on-year +41 -51 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 58 13 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.72% 1.05% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.46% 4.30% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 15 51
Somerset median annual salary £25,500 £22,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -40.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,675 £40,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% -6.15% -5.11%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 298 302 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.25% 24.28% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 230 279 367
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £53,525 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in Somerset.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Somerset

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +17 42 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Taunton +23 9 £37,500 +97.37%
Clevedon -18 4 £26,250 -25.00%
Yeovil +3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (67.24%) Windows Server
4 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
5 36 (62.07%) Windows 7
6 32 (55.17%) VMware
7 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 27 (46.55%) Firewall
9 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
10 21 (36.21%) DNS
10 21 (36.21%) DHCP
11 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
11 19 (32.76%) Skype for Business
12 18 (31.03%) Degree
13 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (25.86%) VLAN
14 15 (25.86%) Veeam
15 14 (24.14%) SQL
15 14 (24.14%) Office 365
16 12 (20.69%) SAN
16 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
17 11 (18.97%) Skype
17 11 (18.97%) Legal
17 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
18 10 (17.24%) Citrix
18 10 (17.24%) WAN
18 10 (17.24%) Finance
19 9 (15.52%) Video Conferencing
19 9 (15.52%) Cisco
19 9 (15.52%) Linux

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (32.76%) Skype for Business
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Google Drive
3 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) Firewall
2 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (36.21%) DHCP
3 21 (36.21%) DNS
4 15 (25.86%) VLAN
5 12 (20.69%) SAN
6 11 (18.97%) Skype
7 10 (17.24%) WAN
8 7 (12.07%) LAN
8 7 (12.07%) Wireless
8 7 (12.07%) WLAN
9 5 (8.62%) Network Security
9 5 (8.62%) VoIP
9 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.45%) Internet
12 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.72%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (18.97%) Legal
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) IT Support
2 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) IT Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) IT Support Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Support Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (17.24%) IT Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) QA Automation Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) QA Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Software QA Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) LAMP
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (67.24%) Windows Server
4 36 (62.07%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
6 9 (15.52%) Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Defect Management
1 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
1 8 (13.79%) Load Testing
1 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
1 8 (13.79%) SDLC
1 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
1 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
2 7 (12.07%) Information Security
3 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 6 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (6.90%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
4 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.90%) SIEM
4 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (6.90%) Web Application Development
4 4 (6.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) VBScript
3 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) VMware
2 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.86%) Veeam
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
6 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.90%) Symantec
7 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) Apple
8 2 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.72%) Hitachi