The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.94% 3.20% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 14.63% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Windows Server 2003
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.77% 21.87% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (77.78%) MCSE
4 14 (77.78%) Citrix
5 12 (66.67%) vSphere
6 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) VPN
6 10 (55.56%) DNS
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (50.00%) SAN
7 9 (50.00%) XenApp
8 8 (44.44%) Android
8 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone
8 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (44.44%) Firewall
8 8 (44.44%) Lotus
8 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 8 (44.44%) McAfee
8 8 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (44.44%) WAN
8 8 (44.44%) DHCP
8 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 8 (44.44%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 8 (44.44%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) VPN
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Network Support
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) SecurID
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) Android
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Phone
3 6 (33.33%) VMS
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (27.78%) VCP5
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) CCSP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) XenApp
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
6 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (11.11%) UAG
7 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 6 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Lotus
4 8 (44.44%) McAfee
5 6 (33.33%) Clearswift
5 6 (33.33%) Intel
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco