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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 67 136 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.71% 5.68% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.42% 19.10% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 92 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.25%
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
643 712 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.98% 29.74% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 482 552 539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
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 31 March 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (72.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
4 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
5 98 (51.31%) VMware
6 88 (46.07%) Security Cleared
7 83 (43.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (34.03%) TCP/IP
9 63 (32.98%) SCCM
10 57 (29.84%) SC Cleared
11 55 (28.80%) SQL
12 47 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (23.56%) Linux
14 44 (23.04%) DNS
14 44 (23.04%) Cisco
15 43 (22.51%) PowerShell
16 42 (21.99%) SharePoint
16 42 (21.99%) IIS
17 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
18 39 (20.42%) Hyper-V
19 38 (19.90%) Citrix
20 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
21 33 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (15.71%) MS Exchange
23 29 (15.18%) MS Excel
23 29 (15.18%) Oracle
24 28 (14.66%) MCSE
25 27 (14.14%) ISA Server
25 27 (14.14%) NetBackup
26 26 (13.61%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 42 (21.99%) IIS
1 42 (21.99%) SharePoint
2 30 (15.71%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.38%) Apache
4 12 (6.28%) Lotus Domino
4 12 (6.28%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (6.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (5.24%) Lync
5 10 (5.24%) MS Project Server
6 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.52%) MS Office
3 10 (5.24%) MS Project
4 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.62%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.03%) TCP/IP
2 44 (23.04%) DNS
3 25 (13.09%) Firewall
4 17 (8.90%) DHCP
5 16 (8.38%) SAN
5 16 (8.38%) Internet
6 11 (5.76%) LAN
6 11 (5.76%) WAN
7 9 (4.71%) NAS
8 6 (3.14%) PBX
9 5 (2.62%) VoIP
9 5 (2.62%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.57%) HTTP
11 2 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.05%) MPLS
11 2 (1.05%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.05%) snoop
12 1 (0.52%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) IDOL
3 12 (6.28%) EDRMS
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.42%) LoadRunner
2 16 (8.38%) TestDirector
3 6 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (3.14%) MSI
4 5 (2.62%) WinRunner
5 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.57%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.57%) JIRA
5 3 (1.57%) Selenium
5 3 (1.57%) MSTest
6 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (11.52%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Retail
3 7 (3.66%) Billing
3 7 (3.66%) Legal
4 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (23.04%) Support Engineer
2 20 (10.47%) Integration Engineer
3 18 (9.42%) Security Engineer
4 14 (7.33%) Technical Support
5 13 (6.81%) Technical Support Engineer
5 13 (6.81%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.24%) Project Planner
7 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Architect
8 9 (4.71%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Tester
9 8 (4.19%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.19%) Server Support
9 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Performance Tester
10 7 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.33%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.14%) WSH
3 4 (2.09%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.05%) HTML
4 2 (1.05%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) XSL
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) DHTML
5 1 (0.52%) LAMP
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.47%) Clustering
3 13 (6.81%) Replication
4 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.71%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.71%) Open Source
6 7 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.66%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.62%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.57%) Kindle
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
9 2 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (72.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (23.56%) Linux
5 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
6 26 (13.61%) Windows XP
7 17 (8.90%) Windows 8
8 15 (7.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (7.85%) UNIX
8 15 (7.85%) Windows 2000
8 15 (7.85%) Solaris
9 3 (1.57%) Android
10 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.52%) Test Scripting
2 20 (10.47%) ITIL
2 20 (10.47%) Project Management
3 18 (9.42%) Test Management
3 18 (9.42%) Problem Management
4 17 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (7.85%) Server Monitoring
5 15 (7.85%) Performance Engineering
6 14 (7.33%) Change Management
6 14 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.81%) Project Planning
7 13 (6.81%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.81%) Coaching
8 12 (6.28%) Migration
9 7 (3.66%) Validation
9 7 (3.66%) TOGAF
9 7 (3.66%) DoDAF
9 7 (3.66%) SOA
9 7 (3.66%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.80%) SQL
2 43 (22.51%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.95%) VBScript
4 15 (7.85%) C#
5 14 (7.33%) C
6 13 (6.81%) VB
7 3 (1.57%) Java
7 3 (1.57%) Perl
8 2 (1.05%) C++
8 2 (1.05%) Python
8 2 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (46.07%) Security Cleared
2 57 (29.84%) SC Cleared
3 41 (21.47%) DV Cleared
4 33 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (14.66%) MCSE
6 22 (11.52%) MCITP
7 15 (7.85%) ISEB
8 12 (6.28%) CCNA
8 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.66%) ISTQB
9 7 (3.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.14%) Degree
11 5 (2.62%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.62%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.62%) MCSA
12 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.05%) CISSP
13 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.05%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.95%) SLA
2 7 (3.66%) COBIT
3 3 (1.57%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
2 83 (43.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (20.42%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.14%) ISA Server
5 26 (13.61%) vSphere
6 7 (3.66%) vCloud
6 7 (3.66%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.05%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) XenApp
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) pfSense
9 1 (0.52%) iptables
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (32.98%) SCCM
2 27 (14.14%) NetBackup
3 24 (12.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 22 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (9.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (6.28%) SCOM
6 12 (6.28%) WSUS
7 8 (4.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (3.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.05%) vMotion
11 2 (1.05%) Netcool
Vendors
1 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
2 98 (51.31%) VMware
3 44 (23.04%) Cisco
4 38 (19.90%) Citrix
5 29 (15.18%) Oracle
6 23 (12.04%) Juniper
7 20 (10.47%) Veritas
8 19 (9.95%) CheckPoint
9 18 (9.42%) HP
10 17 (8.90%) F5
11 13 (6.81%) Crossbeam
11 13 (6.81%) Blue Coat
11 13 (6.81%) Sourcefire
11 13 (6.81%) Meridio
11 13 (6.81%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.71%) Avaya
12 9 (4.71%) EMC
13 8 (4.19%) Dell
13 8 (4.19%) Apple
13 8 (4.19%) Fujitsu
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