The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.38% 6.06% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 16.67% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% +41.46%  
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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 36 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 11.83% 36.36% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 9
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +56.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,700 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 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 in Taunton.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Taunton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Taunton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (28.57%) Apple
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Field Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam