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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 113 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2638 3152 3441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.55% 3.13% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 11.34% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 2668 3021
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,906 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
28666 27790 30213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.63% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24198 23284 26329
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -19 1046 £37,500 -11.76% 57
South East -6 747 £37,500 -1.31% 48
Yorkshire -47 180 £32,000 -1.53% 23
West Midlands +3 165 £30,500 +1.66% 12
North West -30 149 £35,000 +16.66% 10
South West +1 136 £31,500 +14.54% 11
East of England -33 133 £32,500 - 13
East Midlands -53 73 £24,500 -27.94% 4
North East +7 30 £27,500 -31.25% 6
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5316 (100.00%) Windows
2 4323 (81.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3133 (58.94%) Active Directory
4 2870 (53.99%) Microsoft
5 2577 (48.48%) VMware
6 2234 (42.02%) MS Exchange
7 1981 (37.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1674 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1673 (31.47%) Citrix
10 1582 (29.76%) DNS
11 1422 (26.75%) SQL
12 1361 (25.60%) SQL Server
13 1340 (25.21%) Windows XP
14 1314 (24.72%) MS Excel
15 1283 (24.13%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1252 (23.55%) Firewall
17 1203 (22.63%) Windows 7
18 1163 (21.88%) MS Office
19 1144 (21.52%) Cisco
20 1121 (21.09%) DHCP
21 1111 (20.90%) ITIL
22 1074 (20.20%) TCP/IP
23 1051 (19.77%) SAN
24 1020 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
25 924 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2007
26 908 (17.08%) Finance
27 895 (16.84%) LAN
28 849 (15.97%) WAN
29 799 (15.03%) HP
30 798 (15.01%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2234 (42.02%) MS Exchange
2 1283 (24.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 924 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 798 (15.01%) IIS
5 731 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 510 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 492 (9.26%) SharePoint
8 282 (5.30%) Lync
9 254 (4.78%) Apache
10 253 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 134 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 119 (2.24%) Tomcat
13 72 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
14 61 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
15 58 (1.09%) WorkSite
16 42 (0.79%) IBM Notes
17 41 (0.77%) WebSphere
18 40 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
18 40 (0.75%) WebLogic
19 39 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1314 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 1163 (21.88%) MS Office
3 53 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (0.87%) MS Project
5 23 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.13%) SPSS
8 5 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.075%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.038%) Maya
11 2 (0.038%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.038%) InDesign
12 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.28%) SAP Business One
2 15 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 13 (0.24%) SalesLogix
5 11 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.21%) Maximo
6 9 (0.17%) Eikon
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.11%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.075%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.056%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.056%) Line 500
10 3 (0.056%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.056%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 168 (3.16%) Office 365
2 45 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.40%) SaaS
6 19 (0.36%) IaaS
7 12 (0.23%) PaaS
7 12 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 10 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
9 4 (0.075%) GitHub
10 2 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.019%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1582 (29.76%) DNS
2 1252 (23.55%) Firewall
3 1121 (21.09%) DHCP
4 1074 (20.20%) TCP/IP
5 1051 (19.77%) SAN
6 895 (16.84%) LAN
7 849 (15.97%) WAN
8 647 (12.17%) VPN
9 468 (8.80%) Internet
10 273 (5.14%) NAS
11 267 (5.02%) VoIP
12 263 (4.95%) Wireless
13 240 (4.51%) VLAN
14 181 (3.40%) iSCSI
15 162 (3.05%) SSL
16 143 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
17 119 (2.24%) MPLS
18 111 (2.09%) SMTP
18 111 (2.09%) Network Security
19 105 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 578 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 496 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 165 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 117 (2.20%) MySQL
6 113 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 109 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 108 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 106 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 65 (1.22%) EDRMS
13 64 (1.20%) IDOL
14 45 (0.85%) DB2
15 41 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
16 31 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (0.47%) MS Access
19 16 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
19 16 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (1.13%) LoadRunner
2 54 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (0.96%) Subversion
4 47 (0.88%) TestDirector
5 41 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 39 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.62%) MSI
8 25 (0.47%) WinRunner
8 25 (0.47%) JIRA
9 22 (0.41%) Toad
9 22 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 21 (0.40%) SilkPerformer
11 15 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (0.26%) PVCS
12 14 (0.26%) JDeveloper
13 10 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (0.17%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.13%) NUnit
15 7 (0.13%) StarTeam
General
1 908 (17.08%) Finance
2 291 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 201 (3.78%) Retail
4 181 (3.40%) Law
5 109 (2.05%) Banking
6 95 (1.79%) Legal
7 79 (1.49%) Marketing
8 68 (1.28%) Advertising
9 66 (1.24%) Back Office
10 65 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 59 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.55%) Electronics
13 27 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.34%) Publishing
15 17 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.32%) German Language
16 15 (0.28%) French Language
17 12 (0.23%) Front Office
18 9 (0.17%) Military
19 6 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 1093 (20.56%) Analyst
2 1074 (20.20%) Support Engineer
3 644 (12.11%) Support Analyst
4 448 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 436 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 398 (7.49%) IT Support
7 396 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 289 (5.44%) Administrator
9 287 (5.40%) Technical Support
10 279 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
11 246 (4.63%) Server Engineer
12 244 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 213 (4.01%) Consultant
14 204 (3.84%) Applications Support
15 187 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 184 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
17 166 (3.12%) Network Engineer
18 161 (3.03%) Service Analyst
19 154 (2.90%) Support Technician
20 152 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (5.53%) .NET
2 150 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 139 (2.61%) HTML
4 122 (2.29%) XML
5 109 (2.05%) Web Services
6 43 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 41 (0.77%) CSS
8 39 (0.73%) XSLT
9 35 (0.66%) SOAP
10 32 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 31 (0.58%) jQuery
11 31 (0.58%) J2EE
12 30 (0.56%) WCF
13 23 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (0.43%) REST
14 22 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 20 (0.38%) MSMQ
16 19 (0.36%) COM
16 19 (0.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 514 (9.67%) Clustering
2 457 (8.60%) Blackberry
3 401 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 149 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 139 (2.61%) Replication
7 87 (1.64%) iPhone
8 78 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 78 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 75 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 63 (1.19%) Statistics
11 56 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 55 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 51 (0.96%) iPad
14 32 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 32 (0.60%) EqualLogic
15 30 (0.56%) PDA
16 28 (0.53%) N-Tier
17 24 (0.45%) SecurID
18 22 (0.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5316 (100.00%) Windows
2 4323 (81.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1981 (37.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1340 (25.21%) Windows XP
5 1203 (22.63%) Windows 7
6 790 (14.86%) Linux
7 515 (9.69%) Windows 8
8 377 (7.09%) Windows Vista
9 362 (6.81%) UNIX
10 286 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 244 (4.59%) Windows 2000
12 172 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 117 (2.20%) Mac OS X
14 107 (2.01%) Solaris
14 107 (2.01%) Android
15 99 (1.86%) CentOS
16 80 (1.50%) SUSE
17 60 (1.13%) AIX
18 59 (1.11%) Apple iOS
19 55 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1111 (20.90%) ITIL
2 300 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 279 (5.25%) Service Delivery
4 251 (4.72%) Migration
5 249 (4.68%) Change Management
6 224 (4.21%) Problem Management
7 206 (3.88%) Project Management
8 171 (3.22%) Incident Management
8 171 (3.22%) Mentoring
9 154 (2.90%) Change Control
10 151 (2.84%) Service Management
11 146 (2.75%) CRM
12 143 (2.69%) Time Management
13 134 (2.52%) Load Balancing
14 129 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
15 119 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
16 112 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
17 110 (2.07%) Software Distribution
18 102 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
19 94 (1.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1422 (26.75%) SQL
2 462 (8.69%) PowerShell
3 161 (3.03%) C#
4 159 (2.99%) Java
5 155 (2.92%) VBScript
6 147 (2.77%) VB
7 138 (2.60%) Perl
8 131 (2.46%) JavaScript
8 131 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 105 (1.98%) C
10 92 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 68 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 57 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 50 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 48 (0.90%) PHP
15 37 (0.70%) C++
16 25 (0.47%) AWK
17 22 (0.41%) Python
18 20 (0.38%) sed
19 18 (0.34%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1020 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 702 (13.21%) MCSE
3 543 (10.21%) Security Cleared
4 490 (9.22%) Degree
5 456 (8.58%) SC Cleared
6 403 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
7 402 (7.56%) MCP
8 373 (7.02%) MCITP
9 340 (6.40%) CCNA
10 329 (6.19%) MCSA
11 259 (4.87%) DV Cleared
12 252 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 168 (3.16%) MCTS
14 133 (2.50%) CCNP
14 133 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
15 111 (2.09%) CCA
16 96 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 73 (1.37%) ISEB
18 60 (1.13%) ISTQB
19 59 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (8.67%) SLA
2 65 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 54 (1.02%) QA
4 50 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.34%) TickIT
7 12 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.094%) EMIR
8 5 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.056%) GAMP
9 3 (0.056%) GCP
9 3 (0.056%) GMP
10 1 (0.019%) BS7799
10 1 (0.019%) GPG13
10 1 (0.019%) COBIT
System Software
1 3133 (58.94%) Active Directory
2 1674 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 725 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 586 (11.02%) XenApp
5 550 (10.35%) vSphere
6 416 (7.83%) VMware ESX
7 261 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
8 204 (3.84%) XenDesktop
9 169 (3.18%) XenServer
10 140 (2.63%) ISA Server
11 134 (2.52%) Terminal Services
12 87 (1.64%) MetaFrame
13 65 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 62 (1.17%) VMware Server
15 56 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 51 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 43 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
18 40 (0.75%) vCloud
19 39 (0.73%) Firmware
20 37 (0.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 542 (10.20%) SCCM
2 314 (5.91%) Backup Exec
3 292 (5.49%) SCOM
4 224 (4.21%) NetBackup
5 183 (3.44%) WSUS
6 149 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 112 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 102 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 86 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
10 77 (1.45%) HP SIM
10 77 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 70 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 60 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 54 (1.02%) Nagios
14 53 (1.00%) Tivoli
15 52 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
16 44 (0.83%) EdgeSight
17 38 (0.71%) Puppet
18 37 (0.70%) Netcool
19 35 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 2870 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 2577 (48.48%) VMware
3 1673 (31.47%) Citrix
4 1144 (21.52%) Cisco
5 799 (15.03%) HP
6 480 (9.03%) Symantec
7 439 (8.26%) Oracle
8 361 (6.79%) NetApp
9 329 (6.19%) Dell
10 272 (5.12%) EMC
11 232 (4.36%) Red Hat
12 228 (4.29%) Juniper
13 207 (3.89%) IBM
14 180 (3.39%) CheckPoint
15 178 (3.35%) Apple
16 164 (3.09%) McAfee
17 131 (2.46%) Veritas
18 127 (2.39%) Fujitsu
19 124 (2.33%) Avaya
20 119 (2.24%) Sophos
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Accrington, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £32500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Great bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
networx
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago