The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 81 92 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.34% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 6.75% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 20
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £31,600 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
315 326 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.81% 19.89% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 205 195 160
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,100
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 Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
5 21 (45.65%) VMware
6 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (41.30%) Finance
8 16 (34.78%) Cisco
9 15 (32.61%) SAN
9 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (30.43%) WAN
11 12 (26.09%) Citrix
11 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
12 11 (23.91%) ITIL
13 10 (21.74%) LAN
13 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
14 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.57%) SQL
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (19.57%) Firewall
14 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
14 9 (19.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (17.39%) Network Security
16 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
16 7 (15.22%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (15.22%) Degree
16 7 (15.22%) MetaFrame
16 7 (15.22%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Lync
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) Apache
6 2 (4.35%) CMS
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.17%) WorkSite
7 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) SAN
2 14 (30.43%) WAN
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
4 9 (19.57%) Firewall
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security
6 6 (13.04%) DNS
7 5 (10.87%) MPLS
7 5 (10.87%) NAS
7 5 (10.87%) MRTG
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.70%) Wireless
9 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.35%) VoIP
11 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.17%) SMTP
11 1 (2.17%) FTP
11 1 (2.17%) HTTP
11 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.17%) VPN
11 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Law
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) Wintel Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Kindle
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Asset Management
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (8.70%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Practice Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.17%) Document Management
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) MCITP
3 6 (13.04%) MCSE
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) HND
6 2 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) PhD
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (15.22%) MetaFrame
5 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) vSphere
6 5 (10.87%) XenApp
7 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.87%) EMC
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.70%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) Altiris
9 1 (2.17%) Red Gate
9 1 (2.17%) F5
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat