The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 60 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 30 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.12% 3.13% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.60% 12.90% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 34
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,700 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 279 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.45% 24.24% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 237 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 17 £40,000 -36.00%
Bedford -14 10 £65,000 +124.13%
Dunstable -11 2 £25,000 -32.43%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (85.48%) Microsoft
3 49 (79.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (75.81%) Citrix
5 46 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (69.35%) ITIL
7 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
8 40 (64.52%) VMware
9 39 (62.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (62.90%) MS Exchange
10 37 (59.68%) MCSE
11 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
11 36 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 29 (46.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (45.16%) MCSA
14 26 (41.94%) VMware ESX
15 25 (40.32%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (40.32%) MCP
16 24 (38.71%) XenApp
17 23 (37.10%) Intel
17 23 (37.10%) SAN
17 23 (37.10%) vSphere
18 22 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (35.48%) VCP5
19 21 (33.87%) Capacity Planning
19 21 (33.87%) Server Building
20 20 (32.26%) SQL
20 20 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
21 19 (30.65%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 39 (62.90%) MS Exchange
2 36 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (40.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
6 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (9.68%) Lync
9 5 (8.06%) IIS
10 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
11 2 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.81%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) SAN
2 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (24.19%) iSCSI
3 14 (22.58%) DHCP
4 10 (16.13%) Network Security
5 9 (14.52%) DNS
6 6 (9.68%) PBX
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) LAN
8 4 (6.45%) Firewall
9 3 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Consultant
2 10 (16.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Server Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) DBA
3 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) GIS
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (79.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) ITIL
2 21 (33.87%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (33.87%) Server Building
3 20 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
5 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) High Availability
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Management
6 7 (11.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.45%) BCP
8 4 (6.45%) Time Management
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.23%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.61%) Service Management
11 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (59.68%) MCSE
3 29 (46.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (45.16%) MCSA
5 25 (40.32%) MCP
6 22 (35.48%) VCP5
7 15 (24.19%) Degree
8 12 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (9.68%) CCA
11 3 (4.84%) CCNA
11 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 39 (62.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (41.94%) VMware ESX
4 24 (38.71%) XenApp
5 23 (37.10%) vSphere
6 13 (20.97%) Terminal Services
7 9 (14.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
1 6 (9.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 53 (85.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (75.81%) Citrix
3 40 (64.52%) VMware
4 23 (37.10%) Intel
5 13 (20.97%) Oracle
6 11 (17.74%) Cisco
7 4 (6.45%) Mitel
8 3 (4.84%) Websense
8 3 (4.84%) Juniper
9 2 (3.23%) Northgate
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Draytek
10 1 (1.61%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.61%) F5
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) Dell