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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 10 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.43% 1.54% 6.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 6.25% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 31
Median salary £33,750 £26,000 £33,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.80% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 160 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 23.71% 24.69% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 129 135 188
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -2 5 £32,500 +12.06%
Bath - 5 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) LAMP
8 3 (25.00%) VBScript
8 3 (25.00%) MySQL
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (25.00%) QA

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 2 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manual Tester
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (25.00%) SDLC
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam