The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 81 84 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -60
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 96 78 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.58% 2.53% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.91% 9.94% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 100
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
Windows Server 2003
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
969 785 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.02% 25.50% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 589 496 597
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,923
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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
Edinburgh +29 53 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Glasgow +7 30 £26,250 -19.23%
Fife +5 3 £32,500 +16.07%
North Lanarkshire +3 3 - -
West Lothian +10 2 £38,500 +65.59%
Highlands -2 2 - -
Moray - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £29,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 -
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (65.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
4 64 (45.39%) VMware
5 60 (42.55%) MS Excel
6 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
7 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (38.30%) Citrix
8 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (29.79%) MS Exchange
10 42 (29.79%) Finance
11 41 (29.08%) MCSE
12 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
13 34 (24.11%) SAN
14 33 (23.40%) DNS
15 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (20.57%) MCITP
17 27 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (18.44%) Cisco
19 25 (17.73%) ITIL
20 24 (17.02%) SQL
20 24 (17.02%) Firewall
21 23 (16.31%) Windows XP
22 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
23 20 (14.18%) MCSA
24 18 (12.77%) HP
24 18 (12.77%) XenApp
25 17 (12.06%) MCTS
25 17 (12.06%) Oracle

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (7.09%) WorkSite
6 9 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.96%) CMS
8 6 (4.26%) Lync
9 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.55%) IIS
10 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.71%) Apache
13 1 (0.71%) SAS
13 1 (0.71%) nginx
13 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 60 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.35%) MS Office
3 12 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.11%) SAN
2 33 (23.40%) DNS
3 24 (17.02%) Firewall
4 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.80%) VoIP
6 9 (6.38%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.67%) WAN
7 8 (5.67%) Internet
8 7 (4.96%) SMTP
8 7 (4.96%) LAN
8 7 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.26%) NAS
9 6 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.26%) DHCP
9 6 (4.26%) FTP
9 6 (4.26%) HTTP
9 6 (4.26%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.55%) SSL
10 5 (3.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 42 (29.79%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Legal
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Analyst
2 21 (14.89%) Consultant
2 21 (14.89%) Support Analyst
2 21 (14.89%) IT Support
3 17 (12.06%) Service Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (10.64%) Server Support
5 14 (9.93%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.51%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 10 (7.09%) Server Technician
8 10 (7.09%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.67%) Citrix Consultant
11 7 (4.96%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (4.96%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) HTML
2 5 (3.55%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) COM
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Blackberry
1 13 (9.22%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.51%) Clustering
3 9 (6.38%) Replication
4 6 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.55%) CLARiiON
5 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.13%) iPhone
6 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (65.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (24.82%) Windows 7
5 23 (16.31%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (9.93%) Linux
8 13 (9.22%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.96%) CentOS
10 6 (4.26%) HPUX
11 5 (3.55%) UNIX
11 5 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.42%) Debian
13 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.73%) ITIL
2 11 (7.80%) Change Management
3 10 (7.09%) Content Management
4 8 (5.67%) CRM
4 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (4.26%) Line Management
5 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.26%) Project Management
5 6 (4.26%) Workflow
6 5 (3.55%) Information Security
6 5 (3.55%) Fault Management
6 5 (3.55%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.84%) High Availability
7 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.13%) Migration
8 3 (2.13%) Information Management
8 3 (2.13%) ERP
9 2 (1.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.02%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) C#
3 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.55%) VB
5 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (29.08%) MCSE
3 29 (20.57%) MCITP
4 20 (14.18%) MCSA
5 17 (12.06%) MCTS
6 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.96%) MCP
8 7 (4.96%) CCNA
8 7 (4.96%) CCA
8 7 (4.96%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (4.26%) APMP
10 5 (3.55%) VCAP
10 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.55%) Degree
11 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.71%) HND
12 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
1 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.77%) XenApp
4 14 (9.93%) vSphere
5 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.38%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (4.96%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.42%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.71%) Openswan
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.71%) Squid
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) SCCM
2 5 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.84%) SCOM
4 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 64 (45.39%) VMware
3 54 (38.30%) Citrix
4 26 (18.44%) Cisco
5 18 (12.77%) HP
6 17 (12.06%) Oracle
7 10 (7.09%) EMC
7 10 (7.09%) AppSense
8 9 (6.38%) NetApp
9 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.96%) Avaya
11 6 (4.26%) Lotus
11 6 (4.26%) Brocade
11 6 (4.26%) Fujitsu
12 5 (3.55%) Clearswift
12 5 (3.55%) BT
12 5 (3.55%) Juniper
12 5 (3.55%) Nortel
12 5 (3.55%) Dell
12 5 (3.55%) IBM
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