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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 109 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2749 3307 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.57% 3.20% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.42% 11.52% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2802 3136
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
29175 28702 29091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.77% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24469 24448 25216
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -35 998 £37,500 -11.76% 116
South East +9 856 £37,500 - 69
Yorkshire -43 214 £34,000 +4.61% 25
West Midlands -5 181 £31,500 -10.00% 18
East of England -28 158 £34,000 +6.25% 17
North West -38 143 £35,000 +20.68% 35
South West -17 140 £31,500 +5.88% 25
East Midlands -41 89 £35,000 - 8
North East -14 12 £27,500 -18.51% 4
Midlands +5 1 £24,000 -33.79% 1
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5535 (100.00%) Windows
2 4487 (81.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 3181 (57.47%) Active Directory
4 2874 (51.92%) Microsoft
5 2713 (49.02%) VMware
6 2253 (40.70%) MS Exchange
7 1947 (35.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1746 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1729 (31.24%) Citrix
10 1585 (28.64%) DNS
11 1478 (26.70%) SQL Server
12 1466 (26.49%) SQL
13 1417 (25.60%) Windows XP
14 1362 (24.61%) MS Excel
15 1283 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1259 (22.75%) Firewall
17 1245 (22.49%) Windows 7
18 1188 (21.46%) MS Office
19 1144 (20.67%) TCP/IP
20 1131 (20.43%) ITIL
21 1121 (20.25%) Cisco
22 1119 (20.22%) DHCP
23 1088 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
24 1044 (18.86%) SAN
25 946 (17.09%) Finance
26 944 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2007
27 899 (16.24%) LAN
28 855 (15.45%) WAN
29 844 (15.25%) Linux
30 831 (15.01%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2253 (40.70%) MS Exchange
2 1283 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 944 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 831 (15.01%) IIS
5 773 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 514 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 490 (8.85%) SharePoint
8 261 (4.72%) Lync
9 245 (4.43%) Apache
10 244 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 145 (2.62%) Tomcat
12 132 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 61 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
14 60 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
15 51 (0.92%) WorkSite
16 47 (0.85%) IBM Notes
16 47 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
17 46 (0.83%) WebSphere
18 43 (0.78%) JBoss
18 43 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1362 (24.61%) MS Excel
2 1188 (21.46%) MS Office
3 50 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (0.87%) MS Project
5 23 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.20%) SPSS
7 8 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.054%) Maya
11 3 (0.054%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.036%) InDesign
13 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 66 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.33%) Maximo
2 18 (0.33%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.25%) SalesLogix
3 14 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (0.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.090%) Front Arena
10 5 (0.090%) Eikon
10 5 (0.090%) Line 500
10 5 (0.090%) Sage 1000
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.072%) GoldMine
11 4 (0.072%) SAP Retail
11 4 (0.072%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 166 (3.00%) Office 365
2 56 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.43%) SaaS
5 24 (0.43%) IaaS
6 15 (0.27%) PaaS
7 12 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
9 5 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.072%) GitHub
11 2 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1585 (28.64%) DNS
2 1259 (22.75%) Firewall
3 1144 (20.67%) TCP/IP
4 1119 (20.22%) DHCP
5 1044 (18.86%) SAN
6 899 (16.24%) LAN
7 855 (15.45%) WAN
8 662 (11.96%) VPN
9 469 (8.47%) Internet
10 269 (4.86%) VoIP
11 266 (4.81%) NAS
12 235 (4.25%) Wireless
13 213 (3.85%) VLAN
14 175 (3.16%) iSCSI
15 169 (3.05%) SSL
16 127 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
17 123 (2.22%) Network Security
18 118 (2.13%) MPLS
19 105 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
20 94 (1.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1478 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 615 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 522 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 167 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 140 (2.53%) MySQL
6 123 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 120 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 110 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 108 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 90 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 69 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 63 (1.14%) EDRMS
12 63 (1.14%) IDOL
13 51 (0.92%) DB2
14 41 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.40%) MS Access
17 20 (0.36%) OLAP
18 19 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
18 19 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (1.03%) LoadRunner
3 56 (1.01%) Subversion
4 53 (0.96%) TestDirector
5 45 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 41 (0.74%) Git (software)
7 32 (0.58%) MSI
7 32 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 30 (0.54%) Toad
9 28 (0.51%) WinRunner
10 22 (0.40%) JIRA
11 21 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
12 14 (0.25%) JDeveloper
12 14 (0.25%) PVCS
12 14 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (0.23%) Selenium
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (0.16%) NUnit
15 9 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 946 (17.09%) Finance
2 283 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 211 (3.81%) Retail
4 183 (3.31%) Law
5 115 (2.08%) Legal
6 112 (2.02%) Banking
7 74 (1.34%) Marketing
8 71 (1.28%) Back Office
9 70 (1.26%) Advertising
10 63 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 60 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.34%) Electronics
14 16 (0.29%) Publishing
14 16 (0.29%) German Language
15 15 (0.27%) French Language
16 13 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.22%) Games
18 11 (0.20%) Military
19 8 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1189 (21.48%) Analyst
2 1082 (19.55%) Support Engineer
3 698 (12.61%) Support Analyst
4 486 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 458 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 407 (7.35%) IT Support
7 401 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 300 (5.42%) Technical Support
9 296 (5.35%) Administrator
10 269 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
11 251 (4.53%) Server Engineer
12 225 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 215 (3.88%) Consultant
14 214 (3.87%) Applications Support
15 188 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
15 188 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 180 (3.25%) Server Support
17 169 (3.05%) Developer
18 168 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 166 (3.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (6.14%) .NET
2 180 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 158 (2.85%) HTML
4 135 (2.44%) Web Services
4 135 (2.44%) XML
5 58 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 50 (0.90%) CSS
7 43 (0.78%) WCF
7 43 (0.78%) jQuery
8 40 (0.72%) XSLT
9 38 (0.69%) SOAP
9 38 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 36 (0.65%) LAMP
11 35 (0.63%) J2EE
12 30 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (0.49%) REST
14 26 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 24 (0.43%) MSMQ
17 21 (0.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 526 (9.50%) Clustering
2 477 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 408 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 183 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 166 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 118 (2.13%) Replication
7 86 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 79 (1.43%) iPhone
9 67 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 67 (1.21%) Statistics
9 67 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 48 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 48 (0.87%) iPad
11 46 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 37 (0.67%) SecurID
13 35 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 35 (0.63%) EqualLogic
14 32 (0.58%) Kindle
15 30 (0.54%) PDA
16 29 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5535 (100.00%) Windows
2 4487 (81.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 1947 (35.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1417 (25.60%) Windows XP
5 1245 (22.49%) Windows 7
6 844 (15.25%) Linux
7 547 (9.88%) Windows 8
8 386 (6.97%) Windows Vista
9 380 (6.87%) UNIX
10 274 (4.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 257 (4.64%) Windows 2000
12 194 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 130 (2.35%) Mac OS X
14 110 (1.99%) Solaris
15 107 (1.93%) Android
16 99 (1.79%) CentOS
17 78 (1.41%) SUSE
18 75 (1.36%) AIX
19 62 (1.12%) Mac OS
20 57 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (20.43%) ITIL
2 299 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 268 (4.84%) Service Delivery
4 257 (4.64%) Change Management
5 248 (4.48%) Migration
6 236 (4.26%) Project Management
7 227 (4.10%) Problem Management
8 185 (3.34%) Mentoring
9 181 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 175 (3.16%) Change Control
11 159 (2.87%) Service Management
12 157 (2.84%) CRM
13 144 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
13 144 (2.60%) Load Balancing
14 128 (2.31%) Time Management
15 125 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
16 121 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
17 112 (2.02%) Software Distribution
18 101 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
19 97 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1466 (26.49%) SQL
2 435 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 192 (3.47%) C#
4 174 (3.14%) Java
5 154 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 153 (2.76%) VBScript
7 142 (2.57%) VB
7 142 (2.57%) Perl
8 136 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 109 (1.97%) C
10 95 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 72 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 56 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 54 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 48 (0.87%) PHP
15 40 (0.72%) Python
16 38 (0.69%) C++
17 25 (0.45%) AWK
18 19 (0.34%) Ruby
19 18 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1088 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 735 (13.28%) MCSE
3 555 (10.03%) Security Cleared
4 547 (9.88%) Degree
5 461 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 401 (7.24%) MCP
7 393 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
8 391 (7.06%) MCITP
9 335 (6.05%) MCSA
10 333 (6.02%) CCNA
11 266 (4.81%) DV Cleared
12 260 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 166 (3.00%) MCTS
14 144 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
15 128 (2.31%) CCNP
16 114 (2.06%) CCA
17 97 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
18 85 (1.54%) ISEB
19 70 (1.26%) ISTQB
20 67 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (8.87%) SLA
2 75 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 66 (1.19%) QA
4 44 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.38%) TickIT
7 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.090%) EMIR
8 5 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.054%) GAMP
9 3 (0.054%) GCP
9 3 (0.054%) GMP
10 1 (0.018%) BS7799
10 1 (0.018%) GPG13
10 1 (0.018%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 3181 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 1746 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 759 (13.71%) Hyper-V
4 619 (11.18%) XenApp
5 574 (10.37%) vSphere
6 426 (7.70%) VMware ESX
7 254 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
8 224 (4.05%) XenDesktop
9 189 (3.41%) XenServer
10 150 (2.71%) Terminal Services
11 133 (2.40%) ISA Server
12 100 (1.81%) MetaFrame
13 84 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 62 (1.12%) VMware Server
15 58 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 49 (0.89%) Terminal Server
16 49 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 43 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
18 41 (0.74%) Firmware
19 40 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 543 (9.81%) SCCM
2 348 (6.29%) Backup Exec
3 278 (5.02%) SCOM
4 220 (3.97%) NetBackup
5 192 (3.47%) WSUS
6 164 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 112 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 93 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
9 89 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 69 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 68 (1.23%) Tivoli
11 68 (1.23%) HP SIM
11 68 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 58 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 54 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
14 53 (0.96%) Nagios
15 42 (0.76%) EdgeSight
16 38 (0.69%) Puppet
17 34 (0.61%) Netcool
18 33 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 2874 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 2713 (49.02%) VMware
3 1729 (31.24%) Citrix
4 1121 (20.25%) Cisco
5 829 (14.98%) HP
6 501 (9.05%) Symantec
7 497 (8.98%) Oracle
8 376 (6.79%) NetApp
9 347 (6.27%) Dell
10 265 (4.79%) EMC
11 247 (4.46%) Red Hat
12 244 (4.41%) IBM
13 196 (3.54%) Juniper
14 183 (3.31%) CheckPoint
15 169 (3.05%) McAfee
16 165 (2.98%) Apple
17 141 (2.55%) Veritas
18 133 (2.40%) Fujitsu
19 131 (2.37%) Avaya
20 118 (2.13%) Sophos
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum and Bonus (10% plus) and health and
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: Yesterday