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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.19% 2.02% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 4.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £19,000 £37,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.64% -  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 13 47 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 13.83% 47.47% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 46 8
Median salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,200 £49,500
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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix