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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 44 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.18% 3.70% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.24% 15.41% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 39
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
271 279 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.76% 23.99% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 233 284
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bedford -5 20 £55,000 +89.65%
Luton +19 19 £40,000 -36.00%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
3 52 (76.47%) Citrix
3 52 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (73.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (73.53%) Active Directory
5 46 (67.65%) VMware
6 45 (66.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (64.71%) ITIL
8 42 (61.76%) MS Exchange
9 41 (60.29%) MCSE
10 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
11 36 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 33 (48.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (45.59%) MCSA
14 28 (41.18%) VMware ESX
14 28 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 27 (39.71%) XenApp
15 27 (39.71%) SAN
15 27 (39.71%) vSphere
16 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
16 25 (36.76%) MCP
17 24 (35.29%) Intel
18 22 (32.35%) VCP5
19 21 (30.88%) Capacity Planning
19 21 (30.88%) Server Building
19 21 (30.88%) Disaster Recovery
20 20 (29.41%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (61.76%) MS Exchange
2 36 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
6 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (8.82%) Lync
9 4 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) SAN
2 17 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 15 (22.06%) DHCP
3 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
4 11 (16.18%) DNS
5 10 (14.71%) Network Security
6 7 (10.29%) WAN
7 6 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (8.82%) PBX
7 6 (8.82%) Firewall
8 5 (7.35%) LAN
9 3 (4.41%) MPLS
10 2 (2.94%) VLAN
10 2 (2.94%) SMTP
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) ADSL
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.47%) Wireless
11 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
General
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) DBA
3 7 (10.29%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) J2EE
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) GIS
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.41%) Linux
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) UNIX
7 2 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) ITIL
2 21 (30.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (30.88%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (30.88%) Server Building
3 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.24%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) High Availability
6 7 (10.29%) Identity Management
6 7 (10.29%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.35%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) BCP
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.41%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (73.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (60.29%) MCSE
3 33 (48.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (45.59%) MCSA
5 25 (36.76%) MCP
6 22 (32.35%) VCP5
7 16 (23.53%) Degree
8 12 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (11.76%) CCA
10 5 (7.35%) CCNA
10 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.94%) VCP4
12 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 45 (66.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (41.18%) VMware ESX
4 27 (39.71%) XenApp
4 27 (39.71%) vSphere
5 15 (22.06%) Terminal Services
6 11 (16.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
7 3 (4.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
1 6 (8.82%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
2 52 (76.47%) Citrix
3 46 (67.65%) VMware
4 24 (35.29%) Intel
5 14 (20.59%) Cisco
6 12 (17.65%) Oracle
7 4 (5.88%) Mitel
8 3 (4.41%) Juniper
8 3 (4.41%) Websense
9 1 (1.47%) CommVault
9 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.47%) Draytek
9 1 (1.47%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.47%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.47%) F5
9 1 (1.47%) Spiceworks