The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 47 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 125 103 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.31% 4.54% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 14.67% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 84 77 51
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
703 702 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.84% 30.95% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 502 603 562
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 179 (71.03%) Microsoft
4 122 (48.41%) Active Directory
5 104 (41.27%) MS Exchange
6 100 (39.68%) Security Cleared
7 92 (36.51%) VMware
8 79 (31.35%) SC Cleared
9 67 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (25.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (25.00%) SQL
12 61 (24.21%) DV Cleared
13 57 (22.62%) SQL Server
14 53 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 52 (20.63%) Telecoms
16 50 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 46 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2003
18 45 (17.86%) Finance
18 45 (17.86%) IIS
18 45 (17.86%) MCSE
18 45 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
19 40 (15.87%) MCSA
19 40 (15.87%) SharePoint
19 40 (15.87%) Windows XP
20 38 (15.08%) HP
20 38 (15.08%) EMC
21 37 (14.68%) SAN
21 37 (14.68%) Cisco
21 37 (14.68%) TCP/IP
21 37 (14.68%) Firewall

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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
1 104 (41.27%) MS Exchange
2 50 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 45 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (17.86%) IIS
5 40 (15.87%) SharePoint
6 36 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (8.33%) Lync
8 18 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (4.37%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (3.57%) MS Project Server
11 7 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.38%) IBM Notes
12 6 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (1.59%) Documentum
14 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.19%) Apache
15 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.56%) MS Office
3 9 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.68%) TCP/IP
1 37 (14.68%) SAN
1 37 (14.68%) Firewall
2 35 (13.89%) WAN
2 35 (13.89%) LAN
3 32 (12.70%) DNS
4 20 (7.94%) DHCP
5 14 (5.56%) VLAN
6 12 (4.76%) TETRA
6 12 (4.76%) PBX
6 12 (4.76%) VoIP
6 12 (4.76%) Multicast
7 10 (3.97%) Internet
8 8 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (3.17%) NAS
9 7 (2.78%) VPN
10 5 (1.98%) MPLS
10 5 (1.98%) Wireless
11 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.17%) IDOL
4 5 (1.98%) MySQL
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) Essbase
6 1 (0.40%) OLAP
6 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.40%) DTS
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (10.32%) TestDirector
2 8 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 7 (2.78%) WinRunner
4 5 (1.98%) Subversion
5 2 (0.79%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 45 (17.86%) Finance
3 36 (14.29%) Retail
4 13 (5.16%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) German Language
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (24.60%) Support Engineer
2 28 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 27 (10.71%) Consultant
4 20 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.35%) Server Support
7 15 (5.95%) Server Support Engineer
8 14 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 14 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) Security Support Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) Administrator
9 13 (5.16%) Analyst
9 13 (5.16%) Security Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) Portfolio Manager
11 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Consultant
12 10 (3.97%) Test Leader
12 10 (3.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) .NET
2 8 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.38%) jQuery
4 5 (1.98%) HTML
4 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.59%) CSS
5 4 (1.59%) Web Services
5 4 (1.59%) XML
5 4 (1.59%) Ajax
6 3 (1.19%) SOAP
7 2 (0.79%) XSLT
7 2 (0.79%) RSS
7 2 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (0.79%) WCF
7 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Clustering
2 8 (3.17%) Firmware
2 8 (3.17%) FlexPod
3 7 (2.78%) PKI
4 6 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.98%) iPhone
6 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.19%) Open Source
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (15.87%) Windows XP
5 31 (12.30%) Linux
6 29 (11.51%) Windows 7
7 25 (9.92%) Windows 8
8 17 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 8 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.98%) Debian
12 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.59%) UNIX
12 4 (1.59%) Solaris
13 3 (1.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (7.54%) Test Management
3 18 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (6.75%) ITIL
5 16 (6.35%) Software Distribution
6 13 (5.16%) Performance Testing
7 12 (4.76%) Project Management
7 12 (4.76%) Change Management
7 12 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (4.76%) Product Management
8 11 (4.37%) Performance Engineering
9 10 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.97%) Integration Testing
10 9 (3.57%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.57%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.17%) CRM
12 7 (2.78%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.78%) MVC
12 7 (2.78%) Resource Management
12 7 (2.78%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.98%) PHP
4 5 (1.98%) Objective-C
4 5 (1.98%) PHP5
5 4 (1.59%) Perl
5 4 (1.59%) C#
5 4 (1.59%) Java
6 3 (1.19%) VBScript
7 2 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) Python
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 79 (31.35%) SC Cleared
3 65 (25.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (24.21%) DV Cleared
5 45 (17.86%) MCSE
6 40 (15.87%) MCSA
7 33 (13.10%) MCITP
8 32 (12.70%) MCP
9 23 (9.13%) MCTS
10 21 (8.33%) ISTQB
10 21 (8.33%) ISEB
11 14 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (5.16%) CCNA
13 12 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (3.57%) VCAP
14 9 (3.57%) NCDA
15 8 (3.17%) NCIE
15 8 (3.17%) VTSP
15 8 (3.17%) VCDX
16 7 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (48.41%) Active Directory
2 53 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.68%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.94%) vSphere
5 15 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.76%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.59%) XenServer
7 4 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.19%) XenApp
8 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.79%) UAG
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.40%) Nmap
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (11.90%) SCCM
2 27 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (9.13%) WSUS
3 23 (9.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (6.75%) SCOM
5 15 (5.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (4.76%) Netcool
6 12 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (4.76%) Backup Exec
7 11 (4.37%) NetBackup
8 9 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.98%) DameWare
9 5 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.79%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.79%) MOM
11 1 (0.40%) Legato
11 1 (0.40%) Nessus
11 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 179 (71.03%) Microsoft
2 92 (36.51%) VMware
3 38 (15.08%) EMC
3 38 (15.08%) HP
4 37 (14.68%) Cisco
5 30 (11.90%) Fujitsu
6 26 (10.32%) Citrix
7 24 (9.52%) Oracle
8 19 (7.54%) Dell
9 16 (6.35%) IBM
9 16 (6.35%) Symantec
10 14 (5.56%) NetApp
10 14 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.37%) Fortinet
12 10 (3.97%) Meridio
13 9 (3.57%) Lotus
14 5 (1.98%) F5
15 4 (1.59%) Aruba
15 4 (1.59%) Sage
15 4 (1.59%) Sun
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