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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 107 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2694 3304 3840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.51% 3.32% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.33% 12.08% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2204 2851 3433
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
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
28882 27362 30831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.94% 27.53% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24189 23439 26648
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -46 943 £40,000 -5.88% 87
South East -24 763 £35,000 -6.66% 72
Yorkshire -15 222 £29,900 -6.56% 26
North West -29 181 £32,500 -7.14% 23
South West -19 178 £25,500 -21.53% 19
East of England -18 173 £32,500 +3.17% 18
West Midlands -40 149 £35,000 - 26
East Midlands -9 105 £32,500 -7.14% 8
North East -23 7 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5405 (100.00%) Windows
2 4414 (81.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2951 (54.60%) Active Directory
4 2801 (51.82%) Microsoft
5 2717 (50.27%) VMware
6 2129 (39.39%) MS Exchange
7 1764 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1633 (30.21%) Citrix
9 1618 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1540 (28.49%) SQL Server
11 1482 (27.42%) DNS
12 1474 (27.27%) SQL
13 1411 (26.11%) MS Excel
14 1356 (25.09%) Windows XP
15 1221 (22.59%) Windows 7
16 1219 (22.55%) Firewall
17 1214 (22.46%) TCP/IP
18 1212 (22.42%) Exchange Server 2010
19 1200 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
20 1184 (21.91%) MS Office
21 1148 (21.24%) ITIL
22 1121 (20.74%) Cisco
23 1076 (19.91%) SAN
24 1050 (19.43%) DHCP
25 954 (17.65%) LAN
26 914 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2007
27 902 (16.69%) WAN
28 895 (16.56%) Finance
29 851 (15.74%) HP
30 847 (15.67%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2129 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 1212 (22.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 914 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 807 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 758 (14.02%) IIS
6 544 (10.06%) SharePoint
7 397 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 281 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 232 (4.29%) Lync
10 183 (3.39%) Apache
11 151 (2.79%) Tomcat
12 124 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 95 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
14 65 (1.20%) IBM Notes
15 64 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
16 52 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
17 48 (0.89%) WorkSite
18 40 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
19 35 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
20 32 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1411 (26.11%) MS Excel
2 1184 (21.91%) MS Office
3 41 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (0.76%) MS Project
4 24 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.17%) SPSS
6 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.056%) Maya
7 3 (0.056%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.056%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.037%) InDesign
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 55 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.24%) Sage 1000
5 12 (0.22%) Maximo
6 10 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.13%) Line 500
8 7 (0.13%) SalesLogix
9 6 (0.11%) Magento
10 5 (0.093%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.093%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.093%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 191 (3.53%) Office 365
2 98 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.52%) IaaS
6 25 (0.46%) SaaS
7 17 (0.31%) PaaS
8 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.074%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.019%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.019%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1482 (27.42%) DNS
2 1219 (22.55%) Firewall
3 1214 (22.46%) TCP/IP
4 1076 (19.91%) SAN
5 1050 (19.43%) DHCP
6 954 (17.65%) LAN
7 902 (16.69%) WAN
8 695 (12.86%) VPN
9 421 (7.79%) Internet
10 288 (5.33%) NAS
11 269 (4.98%) VoIP
12 250 (4.63%) Wireless
13 212 (3.92%) VLAN
14 153 (2.83%) MPLS
15 152 (2.81%) SSL
16 144 (2.66%) iSCSI
17 134 (2.48%) Network Security
18 117 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
19 98 (1.81%) HTTP
20 97 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1540 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 594 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 472 (8.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 168 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 128 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 127 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 125 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 108 (2.00%) MySQL
10 98 (1.81%) Relational Database
11 58 (1.07%) DB2
11 58 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 49 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 40 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (0.72%) IDOL
15 37 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (0.63%) EDRMS
17 24 (0.44%) DTS
18 21 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (0.87%) Subversion
3 38 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 35 (0.65%) TestDirector
5 30 (0.56%) MSI
6 28 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 25 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 24 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (0.37%) Toad
10 18 (0.33%) Selenium
10 18 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
11 16 (0.30%) JIRA
12 15 (0.28%) MSBuild
13 12 (0.22%) WinRunner
14 11 (0.20%) SilkPerformer
14 11 (0.20%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.19%) Metasploit
16 9 (0.17%) NUnit
16 9 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 7 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 895 (16.56%) Finance
2 257 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 225 (4.16%) Retail
4 217 (4.01%) Law
5 140 (2.59%) Legal
6 100 (1.85%) Banking
7 71 (1.31%) Marketing
8 59 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.09%) Advertising
9 53 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 38 (0.70%) Back Office
11 27 (0.50%) French Language
12 21 (0.39%) German Language
12 21 (0.39%) Publishing
13 17 (0.31%) Automotive
14 16 (0.30%) Games
15 12 (0.22%) Military
15 12 (0.22%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1184 (21.91%) Analyst
2 1060 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 696 (12.88%) Support Analyst
4 485 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 425 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 407 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 387 (7.16%) IT Support
8 290 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
9 273 (5.05%) Administrator
10 262 (4.85%) Server Engineer
11 254 (4.70%) Technical Support
12 230 (4.26%) Server Support
13 196 (3.63%) Consultant
14 186 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 178 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
15 178 (3.29%) Service Analyst
16 173 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 172 (3.18%) Applications Support
18 171 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 164 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (6.20%) .NET
2 171 (3.16%) ASP.NET
3 152 (2.81%) Web Services
4 146 (2.70%) HTML
5 115 (2.13%) XML
6 71 (1.31%) .NET Framework
7 48 (0.89%) WCF
8 44 (0.81%) CSS
9 41 (0.76%) SOAP
9 41 (0.76%) LAMP
10 39 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 36 (0.67%) jQuery
12 32 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (0.57%) XSLT
14 27 (0.50%) COM
15 26 (0.48%) MSMQ
15 26 (0.48%) Software Packaging
15 26 (0.48%) REST
16 25 (0.46%) J2EE
17 24 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 512 (9.47%) Blackberry
2 415 (7.68%) Clustering
3 174 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 158 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 129 (2.39%) Replication
6 98 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 91 (1.68%) iPhone
8 66 (1.22%) SecurID
9 65 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 65 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 60 (1.11%) Statistics
11 59 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 54 (1.00%) iPad
13 52 (0.96%) Firmware
14 48 (0.89%) EqualLogic
15 44 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
17 40 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
18 39 (0.72%) Mobile App
19 37 (0.68%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5405 (100.00%) Windows
2 4414 (81.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1618 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1356 (25.09%) Windows XP
5 1221 (22.59%) Windows 7
6 847 (15.67%) Linux
7 509 (9.42%) Windows 8
8 380 (7.03%) UNIX
9 324 (5.99%) Windows Vista
10 225 (4.16%) Windows 2000
11 200 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 183 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 180 (3.33%) Solaris
14 123 (2.28%) Android
15 120 (2.22%) Mac OS X
16 85 (1.57%) AIX
17 72 (1.33%) Mac OS
18 67 (1.24%) VMS
18 67 (1.24%) CentOS
19 56 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1148 (21.24%) ITIL
2 295 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 294 (5.44%) Service Delivery
4 250 (4.63%) Change Management
5 235 (4.35%) Project Management
6 229 (4.24%) Problem Management
7 218 (4.03%) Incident Management
8 184 (3.40%) Migration
9 169 (3.13%) Service Management
10 163 (3.02%) Change Control
11 153 (2.83%) Load Balancing
12 150 (2.78%) CRM
13 121 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
13 121 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
14 118 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 109 (2.02%) E-Commerce
16 105 (1.94%) Configuration Management
17 102 (1.89%) Time Management
18 101 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 99 (1.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1474 (27.27%) SQL
2 415 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 197 (3.64%) C#
4 184 (3.40%) Java
5 152 (2.81%) T-SQL
6 141 (2.61%) VBScript
7 134 (2.48%) Perl
8 133 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 129 (2.39%) VB
10 81 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 79 (1.46%) C
12 66 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 52 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 42 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 40 (0.74%) Python
16 36 (0.67%) PHP
17 34 (0.63%) C++
18 23 (0.43%) AWK
18 23 (0.43%) VBA
19 17 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 1200 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 776 (14.36%) MCSE
3 569 (10.53%) Degree
4 447 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
5 399 (7.38%) MCP
6 396 (7.33%) Security Cleared
6 396 (7.33%) MCITP
7 392 (7.25%) CCNA
8 318 (5.88%) MCSA
9 305 (5.64%) SC Cleared
10 229 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 176 (3.26%) DV Cleared
12 167 (3.09%) MCTS
13 125 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
14 111 (2.05%) CCNP
15 96 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 93 (1.72%) CCA
17 60 (1.11%) ISEB
17 60 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 46 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (9.99%) SLA
2 80 (1.48%) QA
3 72 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 53 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.44%) TickIT
7 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.13%) GAMP
8 7 (0.13%) GCP
8 7 (0.13%) GMP
9 5 (0.093%) COBIT
9 5 (0.093%) BS7799
10 4 (0.074%) HL7
10 4 (0.074%) DICOM
11 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2951 (54.60%) Active Directory
2 1764 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 789 (14.60%) Hyper-V
4 588 (10.88%) XenApp
5 558 (10.32%) vSphere
6 424 (7.84%) VMware ESX
7 223 (4.13%) XenDesktop
8 212 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
9 180 (3.33%) XenServer
10 175 (3.24%) Terminal Services
11 122 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 99 (1.83%) ISA Server
13 95 (1.76%) MetaFrame
14 80 (1.48%) Terminal Server
15 65 (1.20%) VMware Server
16 58 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
17 50 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
18 42 (0.78%) UAG
19 40 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 38 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 493 (9.12%) SCCM
2 388 (7.18%) Backup Exec
3 263 (4.87%) SCOM
4 205 (3.79%) WSUS
5 179 (3.31%) NetBackup
6 173 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 90 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 62 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 61 (1.13%) Tivoli
10 56 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
11 54 (1.00%) Nagios
12 52 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
13 51 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 41 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
15 37 (0.68%) MOM
16 36 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 34 (0.63%) SCVMM
18 33 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 32 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
20 28 (0.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2801 (51.82%) Microsoft
2 2717 (50.27%) VMware
3 1633 (30.21%) Citrix
4 1121 (20.74%) Cisco
5 851 (15.74%) HP
6 524 (9.69%) Oracle
7 470 (8.70%) Symantec
8 393 (7.27%) NetApp
9 311 (5.75%) Dell
10 282 (5.22%) EMC
11 237 (4.38%) Red Hat
12 222 (4.11%) IBM
13 183 (3.39%) CheckPoint
14 151 (2.79%) McAfee
15 146 (2.70%) Apple
15 146 (2.70%) Juniper
16 118 (2.18%) Avaya
17 112 (2.07%) Veritas
18 111 (2.05%) Fujitsu
19 108 (2.00%) Lotus
Central London / West End
Network ITR
Salary: £60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago