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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 182 113 79
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1761 2742 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.75% 2.52% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.69% 9.36% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 2251 2910
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
26340 29301 27748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.24% 26.97% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22454 24539 23774
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 27 August 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 August 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 -39 726 £43,750 +9.37% 44
South East -60 416 £35,000 - 43
South West -20 144 £27,500 +5.76% 9
East of England -21 129 £33,500 +3.07% 15
West Midlands -29 115 £31,500 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire -63 105 £32,500 +8.33% 19
North West -71 89 £27,500 -15.38% 15
East Midlands -57 34 £30,000 -7.69% 4
North East -7 9 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3891 (100.00%) Windows
2 3104 (79.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2311 (59.39%) Active Directory
4 2271 (58.37%) Microsoft
5 2021 (51.94%) VMware
6 1918 (49.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1587 (40.79%) MS Exchange
8 1305 (33.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1089 (27.99%) Citrix
10 997 (25.62%) DNS
11 979 (25.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 942 (24.21%) Firewall
13 932 (23.95%) SQL
14 929 (23.88%) Cisco
15 919 (23.62%) ITIL
16 916 (23.54%) SQL Server
17 854 (21.95%) MS Excel
18 848 (21.79%) Windows XP
19 832 (21.38%) Windows 7
20 819 (21.05%) TCP/IP
21 816 (20.97%) MS Office
22 767 (19.71%) DHCP
23 755 (19.40%) SAN
24 744 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 690 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2007
26 666 (17.12%) WAN
27 659 (16.94%) LAN
28 641 (16.47%) Hyper-V
29 610 (15.68%) Linux
30 595 (15.29%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1587 (40.79%) MS Exchange
2 979 (25.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 690 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 533 (13.70%) IIS
5 462 (11.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 449 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 361 (9.28%) SharePoint
8 244 (6.27%) Lync
9 189 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 63 (1.62%) Apache
11 49 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 48 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 46 (1.18%) WorkSite
14 40 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
15 36 (0.93%) Tomcat
15 36 (0.93%) IBM Notes
16 35 (0.90%) Confluence
17 32 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
18 28 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
19 27 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 854 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 816 (20.97%) MS Office
3 36 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.36%) MS Project
6 7 (0.18%) InDesign
7 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.077%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.077%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 52 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.93%) Northgate Housing
3 20 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 12 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.15%) Maximo
8 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.10%) Line 500
11 3 (0.077%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.077%) Primavera
12 2 (0.051%) Tridion
12 2 (0.051%) Agresso
12 2 (0.051%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.051%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.051%) Oracle Payables
13 1 (0.026%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 359 (9.23%) Office 365
2 110 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 23 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.36%) SaaS
8 9 (0.23%) PaaS
9 8 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.13%) Yammer
11 4 (0.10%) IaaS
11 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.026%) Symantec.cloud
13 1 (0.026%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.026%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 997 (25.62%) DNS
2 942 (24.21%) Firewall
3 819 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 767 (19.71%) DHCP
5 755 (19.40%) SAN
6 666 (17.12%) WAN
7 659 (16.94%) LAN
8 474 (12.18%) VPN
9 263 (6.76%) Internet
10 252 (6.48%) NAS
11 218 (5.60%) VoIP
12 180 (4.63%) Wireless
13 168 (4.32%) VLAN
14 143 (3.68%) iSCSI
15 107 (2.75%) Network Security
16 93 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
17 90 (2.31%) MPLS
18 80 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
19 72 (1.85%) Intranet
20 66 (1.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 372 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 318 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 139 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 103 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 89 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 87 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 74 (1.90%) MySQL
9 61 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 54 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 36 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 29 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (0.46%) MS Access
17 15 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (0.36%) RDBMS
19 12 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (1.52%) JIRA
2 53 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 52 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (1.18%) Subversion
5 43 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 36 (0.93%) Selenium
7 34 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.77%) InstallShield
9 28 (0.72%) Hudson
10 24 (0.62%) NUnit
11 22 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 18 (0.46%) MSI
14 14 (0.36%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 12 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
17 9 (0.23%) FitNesse
17 9 (0.23%) SoapUI
18 7 (0.18%) Artifactory
19 5 (0.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 591 (15.19%) Finance
2 136 (3.50%) Law
3 133 (3.42%) Legal
4 130 (3.34%) Retail
5 122 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 103 (2.65%) Banking
7 62 (1.59%) Advertising
8 60 (1.54%) Back Office
9 56 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 35 (0.90%) Marketing
11 26 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (0.49%) Electronics
14 17 (0.44%) Billing
15 16 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.41%) French Language
16 13 (0.33%) German Language
17 12 (0.31%) Publishing
18 10 (0.26%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 758 (19.48%) Support Engineer
2 747 (19.20%) Analyst
3 432 (11.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 424 (10.90%) Support Analyst
5 403 (10.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 304 (7.81%) Administrator
7 250 (6.43%) IT Support
8 224 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 203 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 199 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
11 198 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
12 196 (5.04%) Technical Support
13 153 (3.93%) Consultant
14 151 (3.88%) Server Engineer
15 143 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
16 129 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
16 129 (3.32%) Desktop Support
17 127 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 125 (3.21%) Developer
19 105 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (6.43%) .NET
2 111 (2.85%) HTML
3 100 (2.57%) ASP.NET
4 99 (2.54%) XML
5 95 (2.44%) Web Services
6 48 (1.23%) CSS
7 46 (1.18%) XSLT
8 36 (0.93%) COM
9 31 (0.80%) SOAP
9 31 (0.80%) jQuery
10 29 (0.75%) Ajax
11 25 (0.64%) LAMP
12 24 (0.62%) J2EE
13 19 (0.49%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.39%) JSON
15 13 (0.33%) Application Packaging
15 13 (0.33%) Software Packaging
15 13 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (0.31%) WCF
16 12 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 341 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 333 (8.56%) Blackberry
3 270 (6.94%) Clustering
4 244 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 116 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 108 (2.78%) Replication
7 76 (1.95%) iPhone
8 62 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 62 (1.59%) Thin Client
9 59 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 52 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 46 (1.18%) Statistics
12 43 (1.11%) Computer Science
13 39 (1.00%) HP Storage
14 36 (0.93%) iPad
15 34 (0.87%) EqualLogic
16 31 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
17 30 (0.77%) Wiki
17 30 (0.77%) HP StoreVirtual
18 26 (0.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3891 (100.00%) Windows
2 3104 (79.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1918 (49.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 848 (21.79%) Windows XP
5 832 (21.38%) Windows 7
6 610 (15.68%) Linux
7 524 (13.47%) Windows 8
8 252 (6.48%) Windows Vista
9 236 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 230 (5.91%) UNIX
11 175 (4.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 167 (4.29%) Windows 2000
13 133 (3.42%) Mac OS X
14 115 (2.96%) Android
15 96 (2.47%) Solaris
16 78 (2.00%) Debian
17 63 (1.62%) CentOS
18 60 (1.54%) Ubuntu
19 51 (1.31%) Mac OS
20 48 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (23.62%) ITIL
2 238 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 236 (6.07%) Service Delivery
4 190 (4.88%) Migration
5 170 (4.37%) Project Management
6 168 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 161 (4.14%) Change Management
7 161 (4.14%) Incident Management
8 155 (3.98%) Problem Management
9 147 (3.78%) Capacity Planning
10 145 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (3.24%) Mentoring
12 108 (2.78%) CRM
13 96 (2.47%) Data Protection
14 95 (2.44%) Service Management
15 93 (2.39%) Change Control
16 91 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
17 86 (2.21%) PRINCE2
18 84 (2.16%) Configuration Management
19 79 (2.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 932 (23.95%) SQL
2 347 (8.92%) PowerShell
3 181 (4.65%) C#
4 127 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 122 (3.14%) Java
6 113 (2.90%) Perl
7 112 (2.88%) C
8 96 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 95 (2.44%) VBScript
10 94 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 71 (1.82%) VB
12 56 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 53 (1.36%) PHP
14 39 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 33 (0.85%) Python
15 33 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 29 (0.75%) Ruby
17 27 (0.69%) C++
18 18 (0.46%) AWK
19 17 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 744 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 436 (11.21%) MCSE
3 276 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
4 262 (6.73%) Degree
5 261 (6.71%) CCNA
6 258 (6.63%) Security Cleared
7 251 (6.45%) MCP
8 248 (6.37%) MCSA
9 242 (6.22%) MCITP
10 212 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 169 (4.34%) SC Cleared
12 126 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
13 78 (2.00%) CCNP
14 74 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
15 70 (1.80%) CCA
16 64 (1.64%) DV Cleared
17 62 (1.59%) MCTS
17 62 (1.59%) A+ Certification
18 46 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
19 33 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 522 (13.42%) SLA
2 93 (2.39%) QA
3 27 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.33%) COBIT
6 6 (0.15%) GPG13
7 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 2311 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 1305 (33.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 641 (16.47%) Hyper-V
4 489 (12.57%) vSphere
5 400 (10.28%) XenApp
6 345 (8.87%) VMware ESX
7 242 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
8 198 (5.09%) Terminal Services
9 151 (3.88%) XenDesktop
10 142 (3.65%) XenServer
11 72 (1.85%) Terminal Server
12 70 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 59 (1.52%) VMware Server
14 57 (1.46%) ISA Server
15 54 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
16 51 (1.31%) vCloud
17 49 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
18 42 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 40 (1.03%) Samba
20 36 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 419 (10.77%) SCCM
2 260 (6.68%) SCOM
3 220 (5.65%) Backup Exec
4 107 (2.75%) NetBackup
5 75 (1.93%) WSUS
6 67 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 64 (1.64%) Puppet
8 60 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
9 56 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 49 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 45 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 45 (1.16%) Tivoli
12 38 (0.98%) Nagios
13 31 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
14 27 (0.69%) ZABBIX
15 26 (0.67%) FortiGate
16 24 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 24 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 24 (0.62%) SCVMM
17 22 (0.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2271 (58.37%) Microsoft
2 2021 (51.94%) VMware
3 1089 (27.99%) Citrix
4 929 (23.88%) Cisco
5 595 (15.29%) HP
6 313 (8.04%) Oracle
7 294 (7.56%) Symantec
8 260 (6.68%) NetApp
9 250 (6.43%) Dell
10 224 (5.76%) Red Hat
11 189 (4.86%) Juniper
12 170 (4.37%) EMC
13 143 (3.68%) CheckPoint
14 135 (3.47%) Apple
15 132 (3.39%) IBM
16 123 (3.16%) Veeam
17 108 (2.78%) Avaya
18 80 (2.06%) McAfee
19 79 (2.03%) SonicWALL
20 73 (1.88%) Mitel
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
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