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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 76 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 67 129 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.95% 5.27% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.37% 18.43% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 73
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
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
646 700 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.43% 28.58% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 485 504 605
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (84.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (65.67%) Microsoft
4 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
4 69 (51.49%) TCP/IP
5 68 (50.75%) VMware
6 64 (47.76%) Linux
7 59 (44.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 53 (39.55%) MS Excel
10 49 (36.57%) Cisco
11 39 (29.10%) SCCM
11 39 (29.10%) Hyper-V
11 39 (29.10%) Windows 7
12 32 (23.88%) Juniper
13 31 (23.13%) Windows XP
13 31 (23.13%) ITIL
13 31 (23.13%) Firewall
13 31 (23.13%) Security Cleared
14 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (20.90%) MS Office
15 28 (20.90%) Oracle
15 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
16 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
17 26 (19.40%) CheckPoint
17 26 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (18.66%) F5
19 23 (17.16%) Solaris
19 23 (17.16%) SAN
20 22 (16.42%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (20.15%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.93%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.43%) IIS
4 16 (11.94%) Lync
4 16 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (9.70%) Lotus Domino
6 12 (8.96%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.24%) ArcGIS
9 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.75%) Apache
11 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (39.55%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.90%) MS Office
3 10 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Office 365
2 10 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (51.49%) TCP/IP
2 31 (23.13%) Firewall
3 23 (17.16%) SAN
4 20 (14.93%) DNS
5 19 (14.18%) LAN
5 19 (14.18%) WAN
6 17 (12.69%) DHCP
7 13 (9.70%) Internet
7 13 (9.70%) NAS
8 11 (8.21%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.46%) VoIP
10 5 (3.73%) BIG-IP
10 5 (3.73%) MPLS
11 2 (1.49%) IPsec
11 2 (1.49%) VPN
12 1 (0.75%) Intranet
12 1 (0.75%) Network Security
12 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.75%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) TestDirector
2 5 (3.73%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Retail
3 10 (7.46%) Billing
3 10 (7.46%) Legal
4 5 (3.73%) French Language
4 5 (3.73%) German Language
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.93%) Security Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Analyst
4 14 (10.45%) Technical Support
4 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) IT Support
6 10 (7.46%) Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.72%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Help Desk Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.99%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.49%) WSH
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.96%) Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) N-Tier
3 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.22%) EqualLogic
6 6 (4.48%) Statistics
7 5 (3.73%) Replication
7 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.24%) PKI
9 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.75%) iPhone
10 1 (0.75%) PDA
10 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (84.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (47.76%) Linux
4 59 (44.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (29.10%) Windows 7
6 31 (23.13%) Windows XP
7 28 (20.90%) Windows 8
8 26 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (17.16%) Solaris
10 20 (14.93%) Windows 2000
10 20 (14.93%) UNIX
11 5 (3.73%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.99%) Android
13 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.94%) Project Management
4 14 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (9.70%) Migration
6 10 (7.46%) TOGAF
6 10 (7.46%) SOA
6 10 (7.46%) Validation
6 10 (7.46%) Project Planning
6 10 (7.46%) Business Development
6 10 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.46%) DoDAF
6 10 (7.46%) SABSA
6 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.46%) Coaching
7 8 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 19 (14.18%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.45%) VBScript
4 12 (8.96%) VB
5 5 (3.73%) C
5 5 (3.73%) C#
6 4 (2.99%) Perl
7 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Java
8 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (15.67%) MCITP
4 17 (12.69%) MCSE
5 14 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.45%) CCNA
6 13 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.96%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (8.96%) A+ Certification
8 10 (7.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (7.46%) MCSA
9 8 (5.97%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.48%) ISEB
10 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.99%) MCP
12 2 (1.49%) MCTS
13 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) SLA
2 10 (7.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 54 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (29.10%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.19%) vSphere
5 11 (8.21%) Terminal Services
5 11 (8.21%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (7.46%) vCloud
6 10 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (29.10%) SCCM
2 14 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (7.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (5.97%) WSUS
5 7 (5.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (3.73%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.24%) PureDisk
9 3 (2.24%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.49%) SCOM
11 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.75%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.75%) SCSM
11 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (65.67%) Microsoft
2 68 (50.75%) VMware
3 49 (36.57%) Cisco
4 32 (23.88%) Juniper
5 28 (20.90%) Oracle
6 26 (19.40%) CheckPoint
7 25 (18.66%) F5
8 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
9 20 (14.93%) Blue Coat
9 20 (14.93%) Sourcefire
9 20 (14.93%) Crossbeam
10 19 (14.18%) HP
11 14 (10.45%) Veritas
12 13 (9.70%) Dell
13 10 (7.46%) Citrix
13 10 (7.46%) Apple
14 7 (5.22%) EMC
15 6 (4.48%) IBM
16 5 (3.73%) Symantec
17 3 (2.24%) McAfee
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