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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 128 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2315 2910 3260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.32% 2.97% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.44% 10.94% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1959 2470 2789
Average salary £36,250 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
27440 26588 27852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.50% 27.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 22023 23765
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 February 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 February 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 -18 939 £40,000 -1.23% 84
South East -22 565 £37,500 - 64
Yorkshire -23 178 £30,000 +7.14% 17
South West +5 158 £35,000 +27.27% 31
North West -37 141 £32,500 +14.03% 31
East of England -55 133 £36,250 +6.61% 15
West Midlands +17 122 £31,500 -3.07% 15
East Midlands -53 58 £27,500 -21.42% 6
North East +9 26 £27,500 +15.78% 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5035 (100.00%) Windows
2 4060 (80.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3109 (61.75%) Active Directory
4 2832 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 2474 (49.14%) VMware
6 2221 (44.11%) MS Exchange
7 2049 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1583 (31.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1510 (29.99%) Citrix
10 1457 (28.94%) DNS
11 1371 (27.23%) SQL
12 1305 (25.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1266 (25.14%) SQL Server
14 1218 (24.19%) Firewall
15 1210 (24.03%) Windows XP
16 1180 (23.44%) MS Excel
17 1168 (23.20%) Cisco
18 1129 (22.42%) Windows 7
19 1092 (21.69%) ITIL
20 1076 (21.37%) MS Office
21 1034 (20.54%) SAN
22 1017 (20.20%) DHCP
23 985 (19.56%) TCP/IP
24 935 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 891 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2007
26 838 (16.64%) HP
27 807 (16.03%) LAN
28 784 (15.57%) WAN
29 759 (15.07%) Finance
30 754 (14.98%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2221 (44.11%) MS Exchange
2 1305 (25.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 891 (17.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 708 (14.06%) IIS
5 689 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 519 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 491 (9.75%) SharePoint
8 335 (6.65%) Lync
9 234 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 211 (4.19%) Apache
11 112 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 84 (1.67%) Tomcat
13 70 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
14 65 (1.29%) WorkSite
15 52 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
16 51 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 41 (0.81%) IBM Notes
18 38 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
19 37 (0.73%) WebSphere
20 35 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1180 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 1076 (21.37%) MS Office
3 49 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.81%) MS Project
5 26 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.14%) SPSS
6 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.060%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 13 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.22%) SalesLogix
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.16%) Maximo
8 8 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 7 (0.14%) Eikon
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.079%) GoldMine
10 4 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.079%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.079%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.060%) Agresso
11 3 (0.060%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.060%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 196 (3.89%) Office 365
2 50 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.34%) SaaS
6 14 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
7 11 (0.22%) IaaS
8 9 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.060%) GitHub
9 3 (0.060%) PaaS
10 2 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.040%) Yammer
11 1 (0.020%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1457 (28.94%) DNS
2 1218 (24.19%) Firewall
3 1034 (20.54%) SAN
4 1017 (20.20%) DHCP
5 985 (19.56%) TCP/IP
6 807 (16.03%) LAN
7 784 (15.57%) WAN
8 635 (12.61%) VPN
9 406 (8.06%) Internet
10 261 (5.18%) NAS
11 253 (5.02%) VLAN
12 244 (4.85%) Wireless
13 242 (4.81%) VoIP
14 193 (3.83%) iSCSI
15 135 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
16 114 (2.26%) SSL
17 108 (2.14%) MPLS
18 103 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
19 101 (2.01%) Network Security
20 99 (1.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1266 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 562 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 483 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 185 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 115 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 114 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 101 (2.01%) MySQL
7 101 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 82 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (1.07%) EDRMS
10 54 (1.07%) IDOL
11 35 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 29 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 28 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (0.48%) MS Access
16 23 (0.46%) DB2
17 21 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (1.03%) LoadRunner
2 38 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (0.71%) TestDirector
4 35 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 33 (0.66%) JIRA
6 32 (0.64%) Subversion
7 27 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (0.42%) WinRunner
8 21 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.40%) Hudson
10 16 (0.32%) Toad
10 16 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (0.28%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.26%) MSI
13 10 (0.20%) SilkPerformer
13 10 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.16%) StarTeam
14 8 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
14 8 (0.16%) Facilita Forecast
14 8 (0.16%) PVCS
General
1 759 (15.07%) Finance
2 227 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 170 (3.38%) Law
4 165 (3.28%) Retail
5 113 (2.24%) Legal
6 103 (2.05%) Banking
7 85 (1.69%) Advertising
8 73 (1.45%) Marketing
9 69 (1.37%) Back Office
10 63 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 45 (0.89%) Electronics
13 24 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.40%) Publishing
15 17 (0.34%) Games
16 16 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.30%) German Language
18 14 (0.28%) Billing
18 14 (0.28%) Front Office
19 12 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 983 (19.52%) Support Engineer
2 939 (18.65%) Analyst
3 511 (10.15%) Support Analyst
4 504 (10.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 395 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 394 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 388 (7.71%) IT Support
8 287 (5.70%) Technical Support
9 278 (5.52%) Administrator
10 252 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 242 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 222 (4.41%) Consultant
13 205 (4.07%) Server Engineer
14 176 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
15 172 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 171 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
17 168 (3.34%) Applications Support
18 149 (2.96%) Service Analyst
18 149 (2.96%) Desktop Support
19 148 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (5.00%) .NET
2 124 (2.46%) HTML
3 112 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 106 (2.11%) XML
5 79 (1.57%) Web Services
6 51 (1.01%) XSLT
7 47 (0.93%) CSS
8 32 (0.64%) jQuery
9 28 (0.56%) COM
10 25 (0.50%) J2EE
10 25 (0.50%) Application Packaging
11 17 (0.34%) LAMP
12 16 (0.32%) .NET Framework
13 15 (0.30%) SOAP
14 14 (0.28%) Software Packaging
15 13 (0.26%) XSL
16 12 (0.24%) EDI
16 12 (0.24%) WSH
17 11 (0.22%) SAP Basis
17 11 (0.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 528 (10.49%) Clustering
2 433 (8.60%) Blackberry
3 406 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 141 (2.80%) Replication
5 128 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 126 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 103 (2.05%) iPhone
8 91 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 91 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 65 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 58 (1.15%) iPad
11 56 (1.11%) Statistics
12 43 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 37 (0.73%) N-Tier
14 35 (0.70%) PDA
15 30 (0.60%) Mathematics
16 24 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
17 23 (0.46%) Wiki
17 23 (0.46%) 3D Printing
18 22 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5035 (100.00%) Windows
2 4060 (80.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2049 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1210 (24.03%) Windows XP
5 1129 (22.42%) Windows 7
6 727 (14.44%) Linux
7 612 (12.15%) Windows 8
8 376 (7.47%) Windows Vista
9 307 (6.10%) UNIX
10 258 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 206 (4.09%) Windows 2000
12 154 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 138 (2.74%) Mac OS X
14 103 (2.05%) Android
15 91 (1.81%) CentOS
16 80 (1.59%) Solaris
17 64 (1.27%) SUSE
17 64 (1.27%) Apple iOS
18 60 (1.19%) Ubuntu
19 50 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (21.69%) ITIL
2 319 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 264 (5.24%) Service Delivery
4 255 (5.06%) Migration
5 216 (4.29%) Problem Management
6 182 (3.61%) Change Management
6 182 (3.61%) Project Management
7 151 (3.00%) Mentoring
8 146 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
9 145 (2.88%) Time Management
10 144 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 138 (2.74%) CRM
12 127 (2.52%) Service Management
13 123 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
14 114 (2.26%) Load Balancing
15 112 (2.22%) Change Control
16 106 (2.11%) Business Continuity
17 94 (1.87%) Capacity Planning
18 93 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
19 88 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1371 (27.23%) SQL
2 476 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 142 (2.82%) VBScript
4 138 (2.74%) Perl
4 138 (2.74%) C#
5 124 (2.46%) JavaScript
6 123 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 110 (2.18%) VB
8 109 (2.16%) Java
9 106 (2.11%) C
10 74 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 72 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 55 (1.09%) PHP
13 53 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 41 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 26 (0.52%) Ruby
16 24 (0.48%) C++
17 23 (0.46%) VBA
18 20 (0.40%) Python
19 19 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 935 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 643 (12.77%) MCSE
3 501 (9.95%) Security Cleared
4 407 (8.08%) SC Cleared
5 390 (7.75%) Degree
6 380 (7.55%) MCP
7 375 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
8 332 (6.59%) MCITP
9 319 (6.34%) CCNA
10 299 (5.94%) MCSA
11 235 (4.67%) DV Cleared
12 223 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 136 (2.70%) MCTS
14 123 (2.44%) CCNP
15 118 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
16 111 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
17 103 (2.05%) CCA
18 82 (1.63%) VCP4
19 52 (1.03%) ISEB
20 36 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (8.38%) SLA
2 55 (1.09%) QA
3 51 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 26 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.30%) TickIT
7 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.099%) EMIR
8 5 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.079%) COBIT
10 3 (0.060%) GPG13
11 2 (0.040%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.040%) GAMP
11 2 (0.040%) GCP
11 2 (0.040%) GMP
12 1 (0.020%) BS7799
System Software
1 3109 (61.75%) Active Directory
2 1583 (31.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 754 (14.98%) Hyper-V
4 583 (11.58%) vSphere
5 544 (10.80%) XenApp
6 393 (7.81%) VMware ESX
7 273 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
8 205 (4.07%) XenDesktop
9 180 (3.57%) XenServer
10 126 (2.50%) Terminal Services
11 112 (2.22%) ISA Server
12 90 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 63 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 62 (1.23%) VMware Server
15 46 (0.91%) vCloud
16 44 (0.87%) Xen
17 39 (0.77%) MetaFrame
18 35 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
19 34 (0.68%) NFS
19 34 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 560 (11.12%) SCCM
2 344 (6.83%) SCOM
3 290 (5.76%) Backup Exec
4 214 (4.25%) NetBackup
5 185 (3.67%) WSUS
6 125 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 110 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 92 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 74 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 69 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 60 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
11 60 (1.19%) Nagios
12 58 (1.15%) HP SIM
13 52 (1.03%) Puppet
13 52 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
14 49 (0.97%) Opsview
15 45 (0.89%) Tivoli
16 39 (0.77%) FortiGate
17 37 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
17 37 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2832 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2474 (49.14%) VMware
3 1510 (29.99%) Citrix
4 1168 (23.20%) Cisco
5 838 (16.64%) HP
6 507 (10.07%) Symantec
7 357 (7.09%) Dell
8 346 (6.87%) Oracle
9 329 (6.53%) NetApp
10 274 (5.44%) EMC
11 252 (5.00%) Juniper
12 229 (4.55%) Red Hat
13 193 (3.83%) CheckPoint
14 187 (3.71%) Apple
14 187 (3.71%) IBM
15 152 (3.02%) McAfee
16 122 (2.42%) Veritas
17 110 (2.18%) Avaya
18 102 (2.03%) Veeam
19 100 (1.99%) Fujitsu
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday