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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 93 80 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -55
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 82 78 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 2.49% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.58% 9.63% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 104
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £44,700
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
956 810 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.55% 25.85% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 578 522 577
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 £28,500 £26,000
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
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 22 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 22 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 +26 47 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Glasgow -17 22 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North Lanarkshire -1 4 - -
West Lothian +8 2 £38,500 +65.59%
Fife +4 2 £32,500 +16.07%
Highlands -3 2 - -
Moray - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £29,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (71.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (47.69%) VMware
4 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
5 57 (43.85%) Active Directory
6 55 (42.31%) Citrix
7 54 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (40.77%) MS Excel
9 50 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (31.54%) MCSE
10 41 (31.54%) Finance
11 39 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 32 (24.62%) SAN
13 31 (23.85%) DNS
14 30 (23.08%) MCITP
15 29 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2007
16 27 (20.77%) Windows 7
17 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (17.69%) Cisco
19 21 (16.15%) Firewall
19 21 (16.15%) SQL
19 21 (16.15%) ITIL
20 20 (15.38%) MCSA
21 19 (14.62%) XenApp
22 17 (13.08%) MCTS
22 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
22 17 (13.08%) Windows XP
23 15 (11.54%) HP
23 15 (11.54%) Oracle

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 39 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.38%) CMS
7 6 (4.62%) WorkSite
7 6 (4.62%) Lync
8 4 (3.08%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.08%) IIS
8 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.77%) nginx
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.77%) SAS
10 1 (0.77%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.77%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.62%) SAN
2 31 (23.85%) DNS
3 21 (16.15%) Firewall
4 11 (8.46%) VoIP
5 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.15%) WAN
6 8 (6.15%) LAN
6 8 (6.15%) Internet
6 8 (6.15%) NetScaler
7 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.62%) SMTP
8 6 (4.62%) DHCP
8 6 (4.62%) NAS
9 5 (3.85%) VPN
9 5 (3.85%) FTP
9 5 (3.85%) HTTP
9 5 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.85%) SSL
10 4 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 41 (31.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Analyst
2 22 (16.92%) Consultant
3 19 (14.62%) IT Support
4 17 (13.08%) Support Analyst
5 15 (11.54%) Server Support
6 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (9.23%) Service Analyst
8 12 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 10 (7.69%) Server Technician
9 10 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Citrix Consultant
10 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Citrix Specialist
12 7 (5.38%) Wintel Consultant
12 7 (5.38%) Wintel Specialist
13 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (2.31%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.77%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
1 12 (9.23%) Clustering
2 10 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.38%) Replication
4 4 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.54%) iPhone
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) iSeries
6 1 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (71.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (20.77%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.08%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (10.00%) Linux
7 10 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.38%) CentOS
9 5 (3.85%) UNIX
10 4 (3.08%) HPUX
11 3 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) ITIL
2 10 (7.69%) Change Management
3 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (4.62%) Content Management
5 5 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 5 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (3.85%) Information Security
5 5 (3.85%) Fault Management
5 5 (3.85%) Project Management
6 4 (3.08%) CRM
6 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.08%) Migration
6 4 (3.08%) Workflow
6 4 (3.08%) High Availability
7 3 (2.31%) Information Management
7 3 (2.31%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.31%) ERP
8 2 (1.54%) Investment Management
9 1 (0.77%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) SQL
2 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.92%) C#
3 6 (4.62%) VB
4 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (31.54%) MCSE
3 30 (23.08%) MCITP
4 20 (15.38%) MCSA
5 17 (13.08%) MCTS
6 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.15%) CCA
8 8 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (5.38%) CCNA
9 7 (5.38%) MCP
10 5 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.08%) Degree
11 4 (3.08%) APMP
11 4 (3.08%) VCAP
12 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (43.85%) Active Directory
2 54 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.62%) XenApp
4 14 (10.77%) vSphere
5 11 (8.46%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (4.62%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.54%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 2 (1.54%) XenServer
10 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.77%) Squid
11 1 (0.77%) Openswan
11 1 (0.77%) Postfix
11 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) SCCM
2 6 (4.62%) SCOM
3 4 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.54%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (47.69%) VMware
2 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
3 55 (42.31%) Citrix
4 23 (17.69%) Cisco
5 15 (11.54%) HP
5 15 (11.54%) Oracle
6 11 (8.46%) AppSense
7 9 (6.92%) EMC
8 8 (6.15%) NetApp
9 7 (5.38%) Lotus
9 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.62%) Dell
11 5 (3.85%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.85%) Avaya
12 4 (3.08%) IBM
12 4 (3.08%) Symantec
12 4 (3.08%) Brocade
13 3 (2.31%) IronPort
13 3 (2.31%) BT
13 3 (2.31%) Clearswift
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