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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.53% 9.96% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.68% 30.00% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 18
Average salary £55,000 £29,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.65% +34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,800 £32,850
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
77 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.46% 33.21% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 116
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
3 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (89.66%) VMware
3 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (89.66%) vSphere
4 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (86.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (86.21%) Citrix
4 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
4 25 (86.21%) MCSE
5 24 (82.76%) VMware ESX
5 24 (82.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (82.76%) XenApp
6 23 (79.31%) Intel
7 22 (75.86%) MCSA
7 22 (75.86%) ITIL
7 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (72.41%) VCP5
8 21 (72.41%) MCP
9 20 (68.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (68.97%) Server Building
10 10 (34.48%) Network Security
10 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.69%) MS Office
12 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (86.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 24 (82.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (75.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 20 (68.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (68.97%) Server Building
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) MCSE
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (82.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (75.86%) MCSA
4 21 (72.41%) MCP
4 21 (72.41%) VCP5
5 2 (6.90%) VCP4
6 1 (3.45%) MCTS
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
1 26 (89.66%) vSphere
2 25 (86.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (82.76%) XenApp
3 24 (82.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
3 25 (86.21%) Citrix
4 23 (79.31%) Intel
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Draytek
6 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.45%) FalconStor
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault