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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 73 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 2.77% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.46% 10.61% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £50,200 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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
331 358 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.54% 26.09% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 198 232 162
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
3 50 (63.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (49.37%) Finance
5 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
6 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (37.97%) VMware
8 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
9 25 (31.65%) DNS
9 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (30.38%) Cisco
10 24 (30.38%) SQL
10 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
11 22 (27.85%) Citrix
11 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (26.58%) HP
13 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (25.32%) Windows 7
14 17 (21.52%) Windows 2000
15 16 (20.25%) ITIL
16 15 (18.99%) SAN
16 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
17 14 (17.72%) Change Management
18 13 (16.46%) C#
18 13 (16.46%) MCSE
18 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (15.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.39%) Lync
5 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.86%) CMS
7 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (5.06%) IIS
9 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.53%) Apache
10 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.27%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) DNS
2 15 (18.99%) SAN
3 11 (13.92%) Firewall
4 9 (11.39%) WAN
4 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.13%) MPLS
5 8 (10.13%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (8.86%) NetScaler
6 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.59%) DMZ
7 6 (7.59%) FCoE
8 5 (6.33%) NAS
8 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
8 5 (6.33%) FTP
8 5 (6.33%) HTTP
8 5 (6.33%) SMTP
8 5 (6.33%) LAN
9 3 (3.80%) Network Security
9 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Support Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Consultant
3 15 (18.99%) IT Support
4 13 (16.46%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Wintel Specialist
9 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Citrix Specialist
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Implementation Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) EMC Storage Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 6 (7.59%) MSMQ
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.13%) Replication
1 8 (10.13%) Blackberry
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) Kindle
4 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (63.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (39.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 20 (25.32%) Windows 7
5 17 (21.52%) Windows 2000
6 7 (8.86%) HPUX
7 6 (7.59%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.06%) Linux
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) CentOS
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) Change Management
3 10 (12.66%) Line Management
4 9 (11.39%) Project Management
5 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.59%) Workflow
7 4 (5.06%) Information Security
7 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.06%) Fault Management
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
8 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.53%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.53%) Practice Management
9 2 (2.53%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.53%) Time Management
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 15 (18.99%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.46%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C++
4 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) VBScript
4 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) MCSE
3 9 (11.39%) MCP
4 8 (10.13%) APMP
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) MCITP
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.33%) CCA
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.80%) VCAP
6 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.53%) HND
7 2 (2.53%) CCNP
7 2 (2.53%) CCNA
8 1 (1.27%) CCIE
8 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) XenApp
4 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.86%) MetaFrame
5 4 (5.06%) vSphere
6 3 (3.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.80%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.97%) VMware
3 24 (30.38%) Cisco
4 22 (27.85%) Citrix
5 21 (26.58%) HP
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle
7 9 (11.39%) Avaya
8 7 (8.86%) Brocade
8 7 (8.86%) Fujitsu
8 7 (8.86%) Juniper
8 7 (8.86%) EMC
8 7 (8.86%) Nortel
9 6 (7.59%) Clearswift
9 6 (7.59%) BT
9 6 (7.59%) IBM
10 4 (5.06%) NetApp
11 3 (3.80%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
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