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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 56 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.76% 1.11% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 5.15% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 12
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
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
420 272 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.21% 21.55% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 175 237
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
3 47 (61.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (57.89%) Finance
5 42 (55.26%) Citrix
6 35 (46.05%) DNS
7 32 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
8 31 (40.79%) VMware
9 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
10 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (28.95%) MCSE
13 21 (27.63%) SQL
14 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
15 19 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
16 17 (22.37%) XenApp
16 17 (22.37%) Cisco
17 16 (21.05%) HP
17 16 (21.05%) Windows 2000
18 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
19 12 (15.79%) Clustering
19 12 (15.79%) MCITP
19 12 (15.79%) Oracle
19 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
19 12 (15.79%) ITIL
20 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
20 11 (14.47%) Firewall
20 11 (14.47%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.21%) CMS
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.95%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.05%) DNS
2 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 11 (14.47%) NetScaler
3 8 (10.53%) SAN
4 7 (9.21%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.89%) MPLS
5 6 (7.89%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.89%) SMTP
5 6 (7.89%) FTP
5 6 (7.89%) HTTP
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
6 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
6 5 (6.58%) DMZ
6 5 (6.58%) FCoE
6 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.26%) LAN
7 4 (5.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) DHCP
8 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 44 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Consultant
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (15.79%) Server Support
4 12 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 10 (13.16%) Wintel Specialist
5 10 (13.16%) Wintel Consultant
5 10 (13.16%) Citrix Specialist
5 10 (13.16%) IT Support
5 10 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Storage Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) EMC Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Clustering
3 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
4 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.58%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 16 (21.05%) Windows 2000
6 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.89%) HPUX
8 5 (6.58%) Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.95%) CentOS
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.63%) UNIX
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Change Management
3 8 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) Information Security
5 6 (7.89%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Line Management
5 6 (7.89%) Fault Management
5 6 (7.89%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.58%) Workflow
7 2 (2.63%) ERP
7 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.32%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.32%) Telemarketing
8 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) C#
3 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (28.95%) MCSE
3 12 (15.79%) MCITP
4 10 (13.16%) CCA
4 10 (13.16%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (9.21%) MCP
5 7 (9.21%) APMP
6 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.58%) VCAP
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.63%) CCNA
9 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.37%) XenApp
4 10 (13.16%) MetaFrame
5 7 (9.21%) vSphere
6 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.32%) Squid
10 1 (1.32%) Postfix
10 1 (1.32%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (55.26%) Citrix
3 31 (40.79%) VMware
4 17 (22.37%) Cisco
5 16 (21.05%) HP
6 12 (15.79%) Oracle
7 7 (9.21%) Avaya
8 6 (7.89%) Juniper
8 6 (7.89%) AppSense
8 6 (7.89%) Brocade
8 6 (7.89%) Fujitsu
8 6 (7.89%) Nortel
9 5 (6.58%) EMC
9 5 (6.58%) Clearswift
9 5 (6.58%) BT
9 5 (6.58%) NetApp
9 5 (6.58%) IBM
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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