The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 130 104 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2303 2990 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.22% 2.65% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 9.87% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 2552 3107
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Windows Server 2003
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28145 30293 28319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 26.86% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23811 25420 24016
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
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 England

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in England

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
London -24 898 £40,500 -1.81% 74
South East -17 588 £37,500 +7.14% 81
South West +36 210 £30,750 +4.23% 29
East of England -32 170 £40,000 +17.64% 15
Yorkshire -33 156 £30,000 - 15
North West -55 116 £31,500 +14.54% 22
West Midlands -31 95 £33,000 +8.19% 16
East Midlands -50 59 £27,500 -27.63% 17
North East -3 13 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 4719 (100.00%) Windows
2 3849 (81.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2946 (62.43%) Active Directory
4 2690 (57.00%) Microsoft
5 2348 (49.76%) VMware
6 2078 (44.03%) MS Exchange
7 2026 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1521 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1341 (28.42%) Citrix
10 1314 (27.84%) DNS
11 1267 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1257 (26.64%) SQL
13 1161 (24.60%) Cisco
14 1160 (24.58%) SQL Server
15 1130 (23.95%) Firewall
16 1099 (23.29%) MS Excel
17 1083 (22.95%) Windows 7
18 1064 (22.55%) Windows XP
19 1054 (22.34%) ITIL
20 1048 (22.21%) MS Office
21 984 (20.85%) SAN
22 954 (20.22%) TCP/IP
23 935 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
24 922 (19.54%) DHCP
25 849 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
26 810 (17.16%) Hyper-V
27 785 (16.63%) HP
28 781 (16.55%) LAN
29 753 (15.96%) WAN
30 704 (14.92%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2078 (44.03%) MS Exchange
2 1267 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 849 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 654 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 644 (13.65%) IIS
6 494 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 484 (10.26%) SharePoint
8 340 (7.20%) Lync
9 210 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 169 (3.58%) Apache
11 79 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 74 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 69 (1.46%) WorkSite
14 63 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
15 53 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
16 50 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 44 (0.93%) IBM Notes
18 38 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
20 28 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1099 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 1048 (22.21%) MS Office
3 34 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.66%) MS Project
5 29 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.064%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.042%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.042%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 49 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 7 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.15%) Eikon
7 6 (0.13%) Maximo
8 5 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.085%) MFGPRO
9 4 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.085%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.085%) Agresso
10 3 (0.064%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.064%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.064%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.064%) Sage 1000
11 2 (0.042%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 259 (5.49%) Office 365
2 63 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 59 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (0.93%) Mimecast
6 14 (0.30%) SaaS
6 14 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 12 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
7 12 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.15%) IaaS
9 6 (0.13%) Yammer
10 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.085%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.042%) GitHub
12 2 (0.042%) PaaS
12 2 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.021%) Symantec.cloud
13 1 (0.021%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.021%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1314 (27.84%) DNS
2 1130 (23.95%) Firewall
3 984 (20.85%) SAN
4 954 (20.22%) TCP/IP
5 922 (19.54%) DHCP
6 781 (16.55%) LAN
7 753 (15.96%) WAN
8 567 (12.02%) VPN
9 345 (7.31%) Internet
10 276 (5.85%) NAS
11 243 (5.15%) VLAN
12 237 (5.02%) Wireless
13 212 (4.49%) VoIP
14 194 (4.11%) iSCSI
15 109 (2.31%) MPLS
16 107 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
17 106 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
18 95 (2.01%) Network Security
18 95 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
19 90 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1160 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 493 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 442 (9.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 175 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 123 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (1.93%) MySQL
7 89 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 88 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 83 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 78 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 39 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (0.76%) EDRMS
14 35 (0.74%) IDOL
15 32 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 29 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.42%) DB2
18 20 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 17 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (0.89%) JIRA
2 41 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 34 (0.72%) Subversion
4 32 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (0.64%) LoadRunner
6 28 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 27 (0.57%) Hudson
8 18 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.32%) TestDirector
10 13 (0.28%) MSI
11 12 (0.25%) InstallShield
12 10 (0.21%) Selenium
13 9 (0.19%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
14 8 (0.17%) Facilita Forecast
15 7 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.13%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.13%) NUnit
17 5 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
17 5 (0.11%) MSTest
General
1 704 (14.92%) Finance
2 191 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 163 (3.45%) Law
4 144 (3.05%) Retail
5 124 (2.63%) Legal
6 107 (2.27%) Banking
7 89 (1.89%) Advertising
8 72 (1.53%) Back Office
9 71 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 59 (1.25%) Marketing
11 48 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 41 (0.87%) Electronics
13 25 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.51%) Billing
15 19 (0.40%) Publishing
16 18 (0.38%) Games
17 14 (0.30%) Front Office
18 11 (0.23%) German Language
19 10 (0.21%) Aerospace
20 9 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 947 (20.07%) Support Engineer
2 834 (17.67%) Analyst
3 495 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 444 (9.41%) Support Analyst
5 423 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 365 (7.73%) IT Support
7 355 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 280 (5.93%) Administrator
9 268 (5.68%) Technical Support
10 252 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
11 224 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 204 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 199 (4.22%) Server Engineer
14 187 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
15 177 (3.75%) Consultant
16 163 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
17 161 (3.41%) Desktop Support
18 148 (3.14%) DBA
19 129 (2.73%) Service Analyst
20 126 (2.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (4.66%) .NET
2 127 (2.69%) HTML
3 109 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 100 (2.12%) XML
5 86 (1.82%) Web Services
6 64 (1.36%) XSLT
7 46 (0.97%) CSS
8 40 (0.85%) COM
9 28 (0.59%) jQuery
10 27 (0.57%) J2EE
11 22 (0.47%) Application Packaging
12 19 (0.40%) Software Packaging
12 19 (0.40%) LAMP
13 16 (0.34%) SOAP
14 15 (0.32%) MAPI
14 15 (0.32%) Ajax
14 15 (0.32%) HTML5
15 14 (0.30%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.28%) EDI
17 12 (0.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 460 (9.75%) Clustering
2 416 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 348 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (3.12%) Replication
5 122 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 105 (2.23%) iPhone
7 91 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 86 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 86 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 83 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 52 (1.10%) Statistics
11 48 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 46 (0.97%) iPad
13 44 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 41 (0.87%) PDA
15 30 (0.64%) Wiki
16 28 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
17 24 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.49%) 3D Printing
18 23 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4719 (100.00%) Windows
2 3849 (81.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2026 (42.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1083 (22.95%) Windows 7
5 1064 (22.55%) Windows XP
6 697 (14.77%) Linux
7 594 (12.59%) Windows 8
8 329 (6.97%) Windows Vista
9 264 (5.59%) UNIX
10 220 (4.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 187 (3.96%) Windows 2000
12 176 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 143 (3.03%) Mac OS X
14 123 (2.61%) Android
15 86 (1.82%) CentOS
16 79 (1.67%) Solaris
17 61 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 61 (1.29%) Apple iOS
18 57 (1.21%) Debian
19 47 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1054 (22.34%) ITIL
2 308 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 271 (5.74%) Service Delivery
4 237 (5.02%) Migration
5 213 (4.51%) Problem Management
6 169 (3.58%) Project Management
7 162 (3.43%) Change Management
8 158 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 140 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
10 133 (2.82%) Incident Management
11 129 (2.73%) Time Management
11 129 (2.73%) CRM
12 128 (2.71%) Service Management
12 128 (2.71%) Mentoring
13 114 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
14 109 (2.31%) Load Balancing
15 106 (2.25%) Business Continuity
15 106 (2.25%) Change Control
16 104 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
17 97 (2.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1257 (26.64%) SQL
2 446 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 159 (3.37%) VBScript
4 138 (2.92%) C#
5 135 (2.86%) Perl
6 117 (2.48%) C
7 114 (2.42%) VB
8 112 (2.37%) JavaScript
9 109 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 108 (2.29%) Java
11 71 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 67 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 61 (1.29%) PHP
13 61 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 35 (0.74%) Ruby
14 35 (0.74%) Python
15 25 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 25 (0.53%) C++
16 21 (0.45%) VBA
17 20 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 935 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 649 (13.75%) MCSE
3 421 (8.92%) Security Cleared
4 389 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
5 362 (7.67%) MCP
6 349 (7.40%) CCNA
7 342 (7.25%) MCITP
8 320 (6.78%) Degree
9 319 (6.76%) SC Cleared
10 300 (6.36%) MCSA
11 211 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 182 (3.86%) DV Cleared
13 132 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
14 126 (2.67%) MCTS
15 112 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
16 108 (2.29%) CCA
17 100 (2.12%) CCNP
18 36 (0.76%) A+ Certification
19 34 (0.72%) NCDA
20 29 (0.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (9.43%) SLA
2 49 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (1.04%) QA
3 32 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.23%) COBIT
6 8 (0.17%) GPG13
6 8 (0.17%) TickIT
7 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2946 (62.43%) Active Directory
2 1521 (32.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 810 (17.16%) Hyper-V
4 561 (11.89%) vSphere
5 473 (10.02%) XenApp
6 382 (8.09%) VMware ESX
7 276 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
8 218 (4.62%) XenDesktop
9 176 (3.73%) XenServer
10 142 (3.01%) Terminal Services
11 101 (2.14%) ISA Server
12 98 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
13 75 (1.59%) VMware Server
14 60 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 47 (1.00%) vCloud
16 46 (0.97%) Xen
16 46 (0.97%) Samba
17 42 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
17 42 (0.89%) Terminal Server
18 32 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 546 (11.57%) SCCM
2 351 (7.44%) SCOM
3 298 (6.31%) Backup Exec
4 170 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 149 (3.16%) WSUS
6 98 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 77 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 75 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 69 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 59 (1.25%) Nagios
10 59 (1.25%) Puppet
11 55 (1.17%) HP SIM
12 51 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
13 49 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 44 (0.93%) Opsview
15 39 (0.83%) Tivoli
16 38 (0.81%) FortiGate
17 34 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
18 32 (0.68%) SCVMM
19 31 (0.66%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2690 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 2348 (49.76%) VMware
3 1341 (28.42%) Citrix
4 1161 (24.60%) Cisco
5 785 (16.63%) HP
6 457 (9.68%) Symantec
7 352 (7.46%) Oracle
8 329 (6.97%) Dell
9 312 (6.61%) NetApp
10 268 (5.68%) Juniper
11 243 (5.15%) EMC
12 223 (4.73%) Red Hat
13 187 (3.96%) CheckPoint
14 181 (3.84%) Apple
15 169 (3.58%) IBM
16 120 (2.54%) Avaya
17 113 (2.39%) Veeam
18 109 (2.31%) McAfee
19 93 (1.97%) Sophos
20 83 (1.76%) Veritas
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65k + 17.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Relocation, Bonus, Pension, oncall
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Up to £30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + .
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago