The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 96 85 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 74 82 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 2.53% 6.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 9.68% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 96
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,600 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
897 847 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.82% 26.17% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 549 563 536
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,000
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
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 35 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Glasgow -7 20 £38,250 +2.00% 2
Fife +3 5 £32,500 +16.07%
North Lanarkshire -1 5 - - 1
West Lothian +10 2 £38,500 +65.59%
Highlands -2 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £34,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (47.01%) Active Directory
4 59 (44.03%) VMware
5 56 (41.79%) Citrix
5 56 (41.79%) Microsoft
6 53 (39.55%) MS Excel
7 50 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (35.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (30.60%) MCSE
11 38 (28.36%) Finance
12 37 (27.61%) MS Exchange
13 34 (25.37%) SAN
14 30 (22.39%) Windows 7
15 29 (21.64%) MCITP
15 29 (21.64%) DNS
16 26 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (15.67%) Firewall
18 21 (15.67%) ITIL
18 21 (15.67%) XenApp
19 20 (14.93%) Cisco
20 19 (14.18%) Windows XP
20 19 (14.18%) MCSA
20 19 (14.18%) SQL
20 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
21 17 (12.69%) MCTS
22 15 (11.19%) Linux
22 15 (11.19%) vSphere

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 37 (27.61%) MS Exchange
2 26 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.97%) WorkSite
5 8 (5.97%) IIS
5 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.48%) CMS
7 6 (4.48%) Lync
8 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.75%) SAS
11 1 (0.75%) nginx
11 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 53 (39.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.37%) SAN
2 29 (21.64%) DNS
3 21 (15.67%) Firewall
4 13 (9.70%) VoIP
5 10 (7.46%) WAN
5 10 (7.46%) LAN
6 9 (6.72%) Internet
7 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.97%) VPN
7 8 (5.97%) DHCP
8 7 (5.22%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.48%) NAS
9 6 (4.48%) BGP
9 6 (4.48%) SSL
10 5 (3.73%) SMTP
11 4 (2.99%) SSH
11 4 (2.99%) VLAN
11 4 (2.99%) 3G
11 4 (2.99%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Informix
General
1 38 (28.36%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Legal
3 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Advertising
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.37%) Analyst
2 25 (18.66%) Consultant
3 17 (12.69%) IT Support
4 16 (11.94%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.45%) Server Support
6 13 (9.70%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.96%) Server Technician
7 12 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (8.96%) Citrix Consultant
7 12 (8.96%) Service Analyst
8 11 (8.21%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 9 (6.72%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Citrix Specialist
11 6 (4.48%) Wintel Specialist
11 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.48%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) .NET
1 5 (3.73%) HTML
2 2 (1.49%) jQuery
2 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) COM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Clustering
1 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.46%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.99%) Replication
3 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.24%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.49%) iPhone
5 2 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (76.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (22.39%) Windows 7
5 19 (14.18%) Windows XP
6 15 (11.19%) Linux
7 9 (6.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (6.72%) CentOS
8 5 (3.73%) UNIX
9 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.24%) Debian
10 3 (2.24%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.75%) AIX
11 1 (0.75%) Solaris
11 1 (0.75%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.67%) ITIL
2 8 (5.97%) Content Management
2 8 (5.97%) Change Management
2 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
3 6 (4.48%) CRM
4 5 (3.73%) Migration
5 4 (2.99%) Information Security
5 4 (2.99%) Fault Management
5 4 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (2.99%) High Availability
5 4 (2.99%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.24%) ERP
6 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.24%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.24%) Information Management
7 2 (1.49%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (1.49%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (1.49%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.18%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.72%) C#
4 8 (5.97%) VB
5 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.24%) VBScript
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (35.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (30.60%) MCSE
3 29 (21.64%) MCITP
4 19 (14.18%) MCSA
4 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
5 17 (12.69%) MCTS
6 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.72%) CCNA
7 9 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.22%) CCA
8 7 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.73%) MCP
10 4 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.99%) Degree
11 3 (2.24%) VCAP
11 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.75%) HND
12 1 (0.75%) CCNP
12 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 50 (37.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.67%) XenApp
4 15 (11.19%) vSphere
5 14 (10.45%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.72%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (2.99%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.49%) XenServer
10 2 (1.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 1 (0.75%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.75%) Postfix
11 1 (0.75%) Openswan
11 1 (0.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) SCOM
2 4 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.24%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (44.03%) VMware
2 56 (41.79%) Citrix
2 56 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.93%) Cisco
4 14 (10.45%) AppSense
5 13 (9.70%) Oracle
6 12 (8.96%) HP
7 10 (7.46%) Dell
8 8 (5.97%) Lotus
8 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.97%) EMC
9 7 (5.22%) NetApp
10 5 (3.73%) Symantec
11 4 (2.99%) IronPort
11 4 (2.99%) CommVault
12 3 (2.24%) Avaya
12 3 (2.24%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.24%) Mitel
13 2 (1.49%) Sophos
13 2 (1.49%) Twitter
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