The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 71 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 72 129 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 5.87% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.46% 19.91% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42 88 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
628 648 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.29% 29.47% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 454 504 490
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (70.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 110 (49.55%) Active Directory
5 105 (47.30%) VMware
5 105 (47.30%) Security Cleared
6 87 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (34.68%) SC Cleared
8 68 (30.63%) SQL
9 67 (30.18%) SCCM
10 62 (27.93%) TCP/IP
11 57 (25.68%) Citrix
12 54 (24.32%) DV Cleared
13 48 (21.62%) DNS
13 48 (21.62%) Cisco
14 46 (20.72%) IIS
15 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
16 44 (19.82%) Linux
16 44 (19.82%) PowerShell
17 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (18.47%) MS Exchange
19 38 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 38 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (16.22%) Windows 7
21 35 (15.77%) Hyper-V
21 35 (15.77%) MCSE
21 35 (15.77%) NetBackup
22 33 (14.86%) Windows XP
23 30 (13.51%) ISA Server
23 30 (13.51%) HP Quality Center

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 46 (20.72%) IIS
2 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
3 41 (18.47%) MS Exchange
4 19 (8.56%) Apache
5 16 (7.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (7.21%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (5.41%) MS Project Server
6 12 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.50%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (3.60%) Lync
8 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.35%) Documentum
11 2 (0.90%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.46%) MS Office
3 12 (5.41%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) SaaS
1 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (27.93%) TCP/IP
2 48 (21.62%) DNS
3 28 (12.61%) Firewall
4 18 (8.11%) DHCP
5 16 (7.21%) Internet
6 14 (6.31%) SAN
7 13 (5.86%) WAN
7 13 (5.86%) LAN
8 9 (4.05%) PBX
9 5 (2.25%) NAS
10 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.35%) tcpdump
10 3 (1.35%) snoop
10 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.35%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.35%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.35%) VoIP
10 3 (1.35%) HTTP
10 3 (1.35%) ICMP
11 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.11%) IDOL
3 15 (6.76%) EDRMS
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (10.81%) TestDirector
2 20 (9.01%) LoadRunner
3 14 (6.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (5.41%) WinRunner
5 6 (2.70%) MSI
6 3 (1.35%) MSTest
6 3 (1.35%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) JIRA
6 3 (1.35%) StarTeam
6 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.90%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (7.66%) Finance
2 7 (3.15%) Retail
3 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Billing
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 20 (9.01%) Security Engineer
3 19 (8.56%) Integration Engineer
4 18 (8.11%) Analyst
5 16 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (5.86%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.86%) Technical Support
8 12 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) Project Planner
9 10 (4.50%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.50%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.50%) Performance Test Leader
9 10 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Server Support
10 9 (4.05%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.50%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.70%) WSH
3 5 (2.25%) HTML
4 4 (1.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.35%) .NET
6 2 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.45%) Ajax
7 1 (0.45%) LAMP
7 1 (0.45%) XSL
7 1 (0.45%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.81%) Clustering
3 13 (5.86%) Thin Client
3 13 (5.86%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.41%) Replication
5 9 (4.05%) Open Source
5 9 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.25%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) iPhone
8 3 (1.35%) Kindle
8 3 (1.35%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) SCORM
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (70.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (19.82%) Linux
4 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 33 (14.86%) Windows XP
7 22 (9.91%) UNIX
8 21 (9.46%) Windows 2000
9 16 (7.21%) Solaris
10 15 (6.76%) Windows 8
11 12 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.81%) Test Scripting
2 23 (10.36%) ITIL
3 21 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (8.56%) Test Management
5 18 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 17 (7.66%) Change Management
6 17 (7.66%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.21%) Performance Engineering
7 16 (7.21%) Project Management
8 15 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (6.76%) Server Monitoring
9 13 (5.86%) Coaching
10 11 (4.95%) Project Planning
10 11 (4.95%) Performance Testing
11 10 (4.50%) Migration
11 10 (4.50%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.60%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.60%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.63%) SQL
2 44 (19.82%) PowerShell
3 18 (8.11%) VBScript
4 14 (6.31%) C
4 14 (6.31%) C#
5 13 (5.86%) VB
6 4 (1.80%) Perl
6 4 (1.80%) PHP
7 3 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (0.90%) C++
8 2 (0.90%) Python
8 2 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 77 (34.68%) SC Cleared
3 54 (24.32%) DV Cleared
4 38 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (15.77%) MCSE
6 22 (9.91%) ISEB
7 17 (7.66%) MCITP
8 10 (4.50%) ISTQB
8 10 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.50%) CCNA
9 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.70%) Degree
11 4 (1.80%) MCP
11 4 (1.80%) VCP4
12 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.35%) CCEE
12 3 (1.35%) CCIA
12 3 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) COBIT
2 3 (1.35%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (49.55%) Active Directory
2 87 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.77%) Hyper-V
4 30 (13.51%) ISA Server
4 30 (13.51%) vSphere
5 7 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.80%) XenApp
7 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.35%) XenServer
8 3 (1.35%) vCloud
8 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.90%) Firmware
9 2 (0.90%) pfSense
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 67 (30.18%) SCCM
2 35 (15.77%) NetBackup
3 30 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (11.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 26 (11.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (9.46%) SCOM
6 14 (6.31%) WSUS
7 11 (4.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (4.50%) Netcool
8 10 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.35%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 122 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 105 (47.30%) VMware
3 57 (25.68%) Citrix
4 48 (21.62%) Cisco
5 26 (11.71%) Veritas
5 26 (11.71%) Oracle
6 20 (9.01%) Juniper
7 18 (8.11%) Meridio
7 18 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 18 (8.11%) EMC
8 17 (7.66%) F5
9 16 (7.21%) HP
10 14 (6.31%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.31%) Sourcefire
10 14 (6.31%) Crossbeam
11 12 (5.41%) Fujitsu
11 12 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.41%) Avaya
12 11 (4.95%) McAfee
13 6 (2.70%) Apple
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