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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.70% 2.22% 4.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 13.73% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £47,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £33,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
54 51 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.98% 16.19% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 8 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) MCP
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) vSphere
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Intel
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) MCSA
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) VMware ESX
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) VCP5
3 9 (75.00%) Presales
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Presales
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) Server Building
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCP
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCSA
3 9 (75.00%) VCP5
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 10 (83.33%) vSphere
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Intel
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Draytek
3 2 (16.67%) NETGEAR
3 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) IBM