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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 44 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.01% 3.63% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 11.17% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 33
Average salary £35,000 £44,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% +27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
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
253 358 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.08% 32.46% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 312 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 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 September 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
Basildon +6 6 £31,250 -
Brentwood +2 4 - -
Colchester 0 4 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Witham - 3 £35,000 -
Purfleet - 2 £28,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 £37,500 -14.77%
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (51.28%) MS Exchange
4 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
4 35 (44.87%) Citrix
5 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (34.62%) Firewall
7 27 (34.62%) VMware
8 26 (33.33%) DNS
8 26 (33.33%) ITIL
8 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (26.92%) Cisco
10 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
12 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
13 17 (21.79%) DHCP
13 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
14 15 (19.23%) SAN
14 15 (19.23%) Symantec
15 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
16 13 (16.67%) MCSE
16 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.67%) Windows 8
17 12 (15.38%) vSphere
17 12 (15.38%) Linux
18 11 (14.10%) MS Office
18 11 (14.10%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.41%) CMS
6 4 (5.13%) IIS
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP Business One
2 3 (3.85%) Magento
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Firewall
2 26 (33.33%) DNS
3 17 (21.79%) DHCP
4 15 (19.23%) SAN
5 10 (12.82%) VPN
6 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.97%) VLAN
7 7 (8.97%) Network Security
8 6 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 5 (6.41%) SMTP
10 4 (5.13%) WAN
10 4 (5.13%) LAN
11 3 (3.85%) VoIP
11 3 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
12 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.28%) ADSL
13 1 (1.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
1 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 19 (24.36%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 12 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (14.10%) Team Leader
6 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) IT Support
9 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (7.69%) Support Technician
10 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
10 6 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
10 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 4 (5.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) ADSI
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
3 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
6 13 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 12 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.85%) CentOS
9 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.56%) Android
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
2 8 (10.26%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (7.69%) ERP
4 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.41%) WFM
5 4 (5.13%) Change Management
5 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.85%) Migration
6 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) OO
6 3 (3.85%) CRM
6 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.56%) Project Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.56%) Korn
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.67%) MCSE
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (10.26%) MCP
4 6 (7.69%) MCITP
5 4 (5.13%) MCTS
5 4 (5.13%) MCSM
6 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) VCDX
7 2 (2.56%) NCDA
7 2 (2.56%) NCIE
7 2 (2.56%) VCAP
7 2 (2.56%) VTSP
8 1 (1.28%) Degree
8 1 (1.28%) CCNP
8 1 (1.28%) CCNA
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.28%) PMP
8 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) vSphere
4 8 (10.26%) XenApp
5 7 (8.97%) XenServer
5 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) vCloud
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.85%) Opsview
3 2 (2.56%) WSUS
3 2 (2.56%) Legato
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Citrix
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) VMware
4 21 (26.92%) Cisco
5 15 (19.23%) Symantec
6 7 (8.97%) SAP
7 6 (7.69%) Avaya
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle
7 6 (7.69%) Polycom
7 6 (7.69%) IPFX
8 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.13%) HP
9 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 3 (3.85%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.56%) CommVault
10 2 (2.56%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.56%) JBoss
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
10 2 (2.56%) F5