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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.82% 2.76% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 11.67% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 20
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,200 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
312 257 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.08% 23.66% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 221 216 205
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram 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 19 December 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
Chelmsford +3 5 £23,500 -8.73%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Brentwood -25 2 £47,500 +75.92%
Witham - 2 £35,000 -
Colchester +6 1 £41,000 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 50 (51.02%) MS Exchange
5 47 (47.96%) VMware
6 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (44.90%) DNS
8 42 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 36 (36.73%) Citrix
10 32 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (32.65%) Firewall
11 30 (30.61%) ITIL
12 29 (29.59%) Blackberry
13 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (28.57%) Symantec
13 28 (28.57%) Linux
14 27 (27.55%) Cisco
14 27 (27.55%) VPN
15 26 (26.53%) MS Excel
15 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
15 26 (26.53%) Windows XP
16 25 (25.51%) DHCP
17 24 (24.49%) Windows 8
18 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
19 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (19.39%) MCSE
20 19 (19.39%) Clustering
20 19 (19.39%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 50 (51.02%) MS Exchange
2 42 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (12.24%) IIS
7 10 (10.20%) JBoss
7 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
7 10 (10.20%) WebSphere
7 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
7 10 (10.20%) GlassFish
7 10 (10.20%) OpenStack
8 8 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.10%) CMS
9 5 (5.10%) Lync
10 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (44.90%) DNS
2 32 (32.65%) Firewall
3 27 (27.55%) VPN
4 25 (25.51%) DHCP
5 17 (17.35%) SAN
6 10 (10.20%) BIG-IP
7 7 (7.14%) VLAN
7 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.12%) LAN
8 6 (6.12%) VoIP
8 6 (6.12%) WAN
8 6 (6.12%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (5.10%) Junos
9 5 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (5.10%) SMTP
9 5 (5.10%) Broadband
10 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.12%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Subversion
1 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
1 9 (9.18%) Law
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Consultant
6 10 (10.20%) Team Leader
6 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 10 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Wintel Consultant
7 9 (9.18%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) Blackberry
2 19 (19.39%) Clustering
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (28.57%) Linux
5 26 (26.53%) Windows XP
6 24 (24.49%) Windows 8
7 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (11.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (10.20%) UNIX
11 6 (6.12%) CentOS
11 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.18%) Migration
5 7 (7.14%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) ERP
6 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.10%) WFM
7 5 (5.10%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.06%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.06%) Network Design
9 2 (2.04%) Data Management
9 2 (2.04%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.04%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.04%) Service Management
9 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.24%) SQL
3 10 (10.20%) Perl
3 10 (10.20%) Korn
3 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.39%) MCSE
3 12 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (10.20%) MCITP
5 6 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.12%) MCP
6 5 (5.10%) CCNP
6 5 (5.10%) CCNA
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.08%) MCTS
7 4 (4.08%) MCSM
8 2 (2.04%) VCDX
8 2 (2.04%) NCDA
8 2 (2.04%) NCIE
8 2 (2.04%) VCAP
8 2 (2.04%) VTSP
9 1 (1.02%) Degree
9 1 (1.02%) MCSA
9 1 (1.02%) PMP
9 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 42 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.31%) vSphere
5 10 (10.20%) vCloud
5 10 (10.20%) XenServer
6 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.12%) XenApp
8 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.06%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (19.39%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.20%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.20%) Ansible
3 6 (6.12%) Opsview
4 5 (5.10%) SCCM
5 2 (2.04%) SCOM
5 2 (2.04%) Legato
5 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.96%) VMware
3 36 (36.73%) Citrix
4 28 (28.57%) Symantec
5 27 (27.55%) Cisco
6 17 (17.35%) HP
7 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
8 10 (10.20%) IBM
8 10 (10.20%) Oracle
8 10 (10.20%) F5
8 10 (10.20%) SaltStack
9 7 (7.14%) Juniper
10 6 (6.12%) Polycom
10 6 (6.12%) Dell
10 6 (6.12%) Avaya
10 6 (6.12%) IPFX
11 5 (5.10%) NETGEAR
12 4 (4.08%) SAP
13 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.04%) CommVault