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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 129 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2206 2927 3473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.20% 2.81% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 10.41% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2499 2962
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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
27279 28110 27787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.19% 26.97% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23070 23464 23563
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -22 888 £40,000 -2.43% 87
South East -25 539 £37,500 +4.16% 75
South West 0 165 £33,500 +17.54% 32
Yorkshire -32 162 £30,000 +0.33% 26
East of England -42 154 £40,000 +21.21% 16
North West -34 131 £31,500 +10.52% 22
West Midlands -20 94 £32,500 - 18
East Midlands -40 60 £27,500 -22.53% 11
North East +1 16 £27,500 +14.58% 5
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4788 (100.00%) Windows
2 3878 (80.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 3007 (62.80%) Active Directory
4 2727 (56.95%) Microsoft
5 2358 (49.25%) VMware
6 2122 (44.32%) MS Exchange
7 2021 (42.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1524 (31.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1404 (29.32%) Citrix
10 1369 (28.59%) DNS
11 1296 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1288 (26.90%) SQL
13 1200 (25.06%) SQL Server
14 1154 (24.10%) Firewall
15 1138 (23.77%) Cisco
16 1103 (23.04%) Windows XP
17 1100 (22.97%) MS Excel
18 1089 (22.74%) Windows 7
19 1069 (22.33%) ITIL
20 1046 (21.85%) MS Office
21 992 (20.72%) SAN
22 960 (20.05%) DHCP
23 951 (19.86%) TCP/IP
24 918 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
25 845 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
26 804 (16.79%) HP
27 774 (16.17%) LAN
28 762 (15.91%) Hyper-V
29 742 (15.50%) WAN
30 716 (14.95%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2122 (44.32%) MS Exchange
2 1296 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 845 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 678 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 644 (13.45%) IIS
6 485 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 478 (9.98%) SharePoint
8 332 (6.93%) Lync
9 220 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 179 (3.74%) Apache
11 90 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 78 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 69 (1.44%) WorkSite
14 61 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
15 54 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
16 47 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
17 42 (0.88%) IBM Notes
18 35 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
19 33 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
20 31 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1100 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 1046 (21.85%) MS Office
3 40 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.75%) MS Project
5 26 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.084%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.063%) SPSS
9 2 (0.042%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 14 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.17%) SalesLogix
7 8 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.15%) Eikon
9 6 (0.13%) Maximo
9 6 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.084%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.084%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.084%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.063%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.063%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.042%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 222 (4.64%) Office 365
2 59 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.38%) SaaS
6 16 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 13 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
7 13 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.17%) IaaS
9 5 (0.10%) Yammer
10 4 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.042%) GitHub
11 2 (0.042%) PaaS
12 1 (0.021%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1369 (28.59%) DNS
2 1154 (24.10%) Firewall
3 992 (20.72%) SAN
4 960 (20.05%) DHCP
5 951 (19.86%) TCP/IP
6 774 (16.17%) LAN
7 742 (15.50%) WAN
8 585 (12.22%) VPN
9 358 (7.48%) Internet
10 260 (5.43%) NAS
11 253 (5.28%) VLAN
12 234 (4.89%) Wireless
13 211 (4.41%) VoIP
14 199 (4.16%) iSCSI
15 111 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
16 109 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
17 101 (2.11%) Network Security
17 101 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
18 96 (2.01%) SMTP
19 94 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1200 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 528 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 466 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 186 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 117 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (2.01%) MySQL
7 95 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 93 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 80 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 78 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.84%) IDOL
11 40 (0.84%) EDRMS
12 39 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.44%) DB2
17 21 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 39 (0.81%) JIRA
2 38 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 33 (0.69%) Subversion
4 27 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 25 (0.52%) Hudson
7 22 (0.46%) TestDirector
8 16 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 12 (0.25%) MSI
10 10 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (0.21%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.19%) WinRunner
12 8 (0.17%) Facilita Forecast
12 8 (0.17%) StarTeam
12 8 (0.17%) Selenium
12 8 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
13 7 (0.15%) Toad
14 6 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.10%) InstallShield
General
1 716 (14.95%) Finance
2 205 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 162 (3.38%) Law
4 150 (3.13%) Retail
5 119 (2.49%) Legal
6 105 (2.19%) Banking
7 87 (1.82%) Advertising
8 74 (1.55%) Back Office
9 67 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 66 (1.38%) Marketing
11 58 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 44 (0.92%) Electronics
13 26 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.48%) Publishing
15 18 (0.38%) Billing
16 17 (0.36%) Games
17 15 (0.31%) Front Office
18 14 (0.29%) German Language
19 13 (0.27%) Aerospace
20 8 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 940 (19.63%) Support Engineer
2 875 (18.27%) Analyst
3 499 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 486 (10.15%) Support Analyst
5 411 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 367 (7.66%) IT Support
7 362 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 289 (6.04%) Technical Support
9 285 (5.95%) Administrator
10 244 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
11 227 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 203 (4.24%) Consultant
13 188 (3.93%) Server Engineer
14 186 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 182 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
16 166 (3.47%) Technical Engineer
17 165 (3.45%) Desktop Support
18 151 (3.15%) Applications Support
19 148 (3.09%) DBA
20 137 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (4.82%) .NET
2 125 (2.61%) HTML
3 107 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 101 (2.11%) XML
5 79 (1.65%) Web Services
6 56 (1.17%) XSLT
7 44 (0.92%) CSS
8 37 (0.77%) COM
9 28 (0.58%) jQuery
10 26 (0.54%) J2EE
11 21 (0.44%) LAMP
12 20 (0.42%) Application Packaging
13 16 (0.33%) Software Packaging
14 14 (0.29%) HTML5
14 14 (0.29%) SOAP
15 13 (0.27%) EDI
16 12 (0.25%) MAPI
16 12 (0.25%) WSH
16 12 (0.25%) Ajax
16 12 (0.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 494 (10.32%) Clustering
2 419 (8.75%) Blackberry
3 374 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (3.07%) Replication
5 126 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 115 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 106 (2.21%) iPhone
8 81 (1.69%) Fat Client
8 81 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 75 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 50 (1.04%) iPad
11 49 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 47 (0.98%) Statistics
13 42 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 39 (0.81%) PDA
15 25 (0.52%) Wiki
16 24 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
17 23 (0.48%) Open Source
17 23 (0.48%) 3D Printing
18 22 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4788 (100.00%) Windows
2 3878 (80.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2021 (42.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 1103 (23.04%) Windows XP
5 1089 (22.74%) Windows 7
6 695 (14.52%) Linux
7 586 (12.24%) Windows 8
8 337 (7.04%) Windows Vista
9 272 (5.68%) UNIX
10 245 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 190 (3.97%) Windows 2000
12 156 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 147 (3.07%) Mac OS X
14 121 (2.53%) Android
15 86 (1.80%) CentOS
16 75 (1.57%) Solaris
17 66 (1.38%) Apple iOS
18 56 (1.17%) Ubuntu
19 53 (1.11%) Debian
20 49 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1069 (22.33%) ITIL
2 314 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 255 (5.33%) Service Delivery
4 244 (5.10%) Migration
5 212 (4.43%) Problem Management
6 169 (3.53%) Project Management
7 159 (3.32%) Change Management
8 153 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
9 137 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 130 (2.72%) Service Management
10 130 (2.72%) Time Management
11 128 (2.67%) CRM
12 126 (2.63%) Incident Management
13 122 (2.55%) Mentoring
14 115 (2.40%) Load Balancing
15 111 (2.32%) Business Continuity
16 106 (2.21%) Change Control
17 103 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
18 95 (1.98%) Performance Monitoring
19 92 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1288 (26.90%) SQL
2 452 (9.44%) PowerShell
3 153 (3.20%) VBScript
4 140 (2.92%) C#
5 137 (2.86%) Perl
6 117 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 117 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 110 (2.30%) VB
8 109 (2.28%) C
8 109 (2.28%) Java
9 71 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 67 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 65 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 56 (1.17%) PHP
13 33 (0.69%) Ruby
14 32 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 26 (0.54%) Python
16 23 (0.48%) VBA
16 23 (0.48%) C++
17 19 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 918 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 641 (13.39%) MCSE
3 441 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 382 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
5 360 (7.52%) MCP
6 353 (7.37%) Degree
7 347 (7.25%) SC Cleared
8 342 (7.14%) MCITP
9 338 (7.06%) CCNA
10 299 (6.24%) MCSA
11 208 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 194 (4.05%) DV Cleared
13 133 (2.78%) MCTS
14 120 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
15 118 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
16 109 (2.28%) CCA
17 105 (2.19%) CCNP
18 37 (0.77%) NCDA
19 31 (0.65%) ISEB
19 31 (0.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (9.02%) SLA
2 51 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (1.04%) QA
4 41 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 29 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.23%) TickIT
7 8 (0.17%) COBIT
8 6 (0.13%) GPG13
8 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.063%) EMIR
10 3 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3007 (62.80%) Active Directory
2 1524 (31.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 762 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 562 (11.74%) vSphere
5 505 (10.55%) XenApp
6 376 (7.85%) VMware ESX
7 274 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
8 209 (4.37%) XenDesktop
9 174 (3.63%) XenServer
10 131 (2.74%) Terminal Services
11 103 (2.15%) ISA Server
12 89 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 66 (1.38%) VMware Server
14 61 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 49 (1.02%) Xen
16 48 (1.00%) vCloud
17 40 (0.84%) Samba
18 35 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
19 33 (0.69%) Terminal Server
19 33 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 535 (11.17%) SCCM
2 332 (6.93%) SCOM
3 291 (6.08%) Backup Exec
4 181 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 159 (3.32%) WSUS
6 113 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 92 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 78 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 72 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 63 (1.32%) Nagios
11 60 (1.25%) HP SIM
12 57 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 56 (1.17%) Puppet
14 47 (0.98%) Opsview
15 45 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
16 38 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
17 37 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
17 37 (0.77%) FortiGate
17 37 (0.77%) Tivoli
18 33 (0.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 2727 (56.95%) Microsoft
2 2358 (49.25%) VMware
3 1404 (29.32%) Citrix
4 1138 (23.77%) Cisco
5 804 (16.79%) HP
6 475 (9.92%) Symantec
7 336 (7.02%) Oracle
8 326 (6.81%) Dell
9 315 (6.58%) NetApp
10 252 (5.26%) Juniper
11 246 (5.14%) EMC
12 219 (4.57%) Red Hat
13 189 (3.95%) Apple
14 180 (3.76%) CheckPoint
15 175 (3.65%) IBM
16 127 (2.65%) McAfee
17 111 (2.32%) Avaya
18 110 (2.30%) Veeam
19 104 (2.17%) Sophos
20 94 (1.96%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People (UK)
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + company car
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus
Posted: Yesterday