The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 82 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 3.78% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 14.54% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 34 33
Average salary £26,500 £33,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.30% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
268 282 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.35% 25.99% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 228 300
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Brentwood -9 2 - -
Chelmsford -13 1 £23,000 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (71.74%) VMware
3 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
4 31 (67.39%) DNS
4 31 (67.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 24 (52.17%) DHCP
7 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 22 (47.83%) ITIL
7 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 18 (39.13%) Finance
10 18 (39.13%) Citrix
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
12 16 (34.78%) Load Balancing
12 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
13 15 (32.61%) Windows 8
13 15 (32.61%) Firewall
13 15 (32.61%) Windows XP
14 14 (30.43%) VPN
14 14 (30.43%) SAN
14 14 (30.43%) Office 365
15 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
15 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
16 12 (26.09%) Backup Exec
16 12 (26.09%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
1 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (26.09%) IIS
5 7 (15.22%) JBoss
5 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
5 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
5 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
5 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
5 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
5 7 (15.22%) GlassFish
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) IBM SmartCloud
2 7 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) DNS
2 24 (52.17%) DHCP
3 15 (32.61%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) SAN
4 14 (30.43%) VPN
5 11 (23.91%) LDAP
6 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
7 5 (10.87%) WAN
8 2 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (2.17%) ADSL
9 1 (2.17%) FTP
9 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.17%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Subversion
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Head of IT
3 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) IT Support
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) XML
1 3 (6.52%) jQuery
2 2 (4.35%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.17%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (2.17%) XSL
3 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.17%) VXML
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
2 10 (21.74%) Clustering
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) BYOD
4 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.87%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) Windows 8
4 15 (32.61%) Windows XP
5 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 2000
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (15.22%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Android
7 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 16 (34.78%) Load Balancing
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Strategic Management
5 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) MVC
8 1 (2.17%) Information Security
8 1 (2.17%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) VBScript
4 7 (15.22%) Perl
4 7 (15.22%) Korn
4 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Tcl
6 1 (2.17%) VB6
6 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) MCSE
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 31 (67.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.09%) XenServer
5 11 (23.91%) VMware ESX
6 9 (19.57%) XenApp
7 7 (15.22%) vCloud
7 7 (15.22%) vSphere
8 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) VMware
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Citrix
4 8 (17.39%) Oracle
5 7 (15.22%) IBM
5 7 (15.22%) F5
5 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 7 (15.22%) SaltStack
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) Avaya
8 3 (6.52%) Apple
8 3 (6.52%) Google
9 2 (4.35%) SAP
10 1 (2.17%) HP
10 1 (2.17%) Draytek
10 1 (2.17%) AVG
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos