Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 65 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 -57
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 52 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.53% 4.04% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 18.31% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 14
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% +9.68% -31.62%
10th Percentile £26,050 £21,000 £19,675
90th Percentile £35,550 £43,550 £41,000
South West median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 261 284 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.69% 22.05% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 185 223 307
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £34,712 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.23% -6.18% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,792 £21,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -4.00%

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
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 16 December 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 -2 14 £32,500 +28.71%
Taunton -14 1 £27,500 -25.68%
Windows Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (46.67%) Mitel
7 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
7 7 (46.67%) Python
7 7 (46.67%) Citrix
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (40.00%) SAN
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (20.00%) Server Management
10 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines

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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Telephony Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
1 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Server Management
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (46.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Mitel
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Wrike