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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 77 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 75 86 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 2.71% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.31% 10.76% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 83
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
902 799 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.99% 25.21% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 531 469 594
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 October 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 October 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 +34 50 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Glasgow -16 16 £25,750 -31.33% 3
Highlands -2 4 - -
Stirling - 3 £29,000 -
Fife +2 2 £37,250 +35.45%
Aberdeen 0 2 £31,875 -8.92%
Renfrewshire -4 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (61.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (54.79%) Microsoft
4 64 (43.84%) MS Excel
5 60 (41.10%) Active Directory
6 55 (37.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (36.30%) VMware
8 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (32.19%) Finance
10 46 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (28.77%) Citrix
12 40 (27.40%) MS Exchange
13 39 (26.71%) DNS
13 39 (26.71%) MCSE
14 33 (22.60%) Windows 7
15 31 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2007
16 28 (19.18%) SQL
16 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
16 28 (19.18%) Cisco
17 27 (18.49%) ITIL
17 27 (18.49%) SAN
17 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (17.81%) MCITP
18 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (16.44%) Windows XP
20 22 (15.07%) HP
21 21 (14.38%) Windows 2000
22 20 (13.70%) Firewall
22 20 (13.70%) Windows 2000 Server
23 18 (12.33%) MCSA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 31 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (6.85%) WorkSite
6 9 (6.16%) CMS
6 9 (6.16%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.79%) Lync
8 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.74%) IIS
11 2 (1.37%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.68%) SAS
12 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 64 (43.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.27%) MS Office
3 13 (8.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.71%) DNS
2 27 (18.49%) SAN
3 20 (13.70%) Firewall
4 13 (8.90%) VoIP
5 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.53%) NetScaler
6 11 (7.53%) WAN
7 10 (6.85%) LAN
8 9 (6.16%) Internet
9 8 (5.48%) FTP
9 8 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (4.79%) MPLS
10 7 (4.79%) HTTP
10 7 (4.79%) SMTP
10 7 (4.79%) HTTPS
11 6 (4.11%) Ethernet
11 6 (4.11%) DMZ
11 6 (4.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
General
1 47 (32.19%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Legal
3 4 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (32.88%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) IT Support
3 23 (15.75%) Support Analyst
4 20 (13.70%) Consultant
5 18 (12.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (12.33%) Service Analyst
6 15 (10.27%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.59%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) Citrix Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.85%) Wintel Specialist
9 10 (6.85%) Wintel Consultant
9 10 (6.85%) Citrix Specialist
10 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 9 (6.16%) Server Support
11 8 (5.48%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.48%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) HTML
2 6 (4.11%) MSMQ
3 3 (2.05%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.68%) COM
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.90%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.16%) Clustering
5 7 (4.79%) Replication
5 7 (4.79%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.42%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) iPhone
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Statistics
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) EPoS
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (61.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (37.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (22.60%) Windows 7
5 24 (16.44%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.38%) Windows 2000
7 20 (13.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (6.16%) Linux
9 7 (4.79%) HPUX
10 6 (4.11%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (3.42%) UNIX
12 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.37%) CentOS
13 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.68%) Debian
14 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.49%) ITIL
2 15 (10.27%) Change Management
3 10 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (6.85%) Content Management
4 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (5.48%) CRM
5 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.79%) Information Security
6 7 (4.79%) Capacity Management
6 7 (4.79%) Line Management
6 7 (4.79%) Fault Management
6 7 (4.79%) Workflow
7 6 (4.11%) Project Management
8 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.05%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.05%) ERP
10 2 (1.37%) Migration
10 2 (1.37%) Service Management
10 2 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.18%) SQL
2 16 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.59%) C#
4 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.37%) VBScript
5 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (34.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (26.71%) MCSE
3 26 (17.81%) MCITP
4 18 (12.33%) MCSA
5 17 (11.64%) MCTS
6 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.85%) CCA
7 10 (6.85%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.16%) MCP
9 8 (5.48%) CCNA
9 8 (5.48%) APMP
10 7 (4.79%) Degree
11 5 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.42%) VCAP
11 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.68%) CCNP
13 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 46 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.96%) XenApp
4 11 (7.53%) MetaFrame
5 6 (4.11%) vSphere
6 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.05%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.74%) SCOM
4 3 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 53 (36.30%) VMware
3 42 (28.77%) Citrix
4 28 (19.18%) Cisco
5 22 (15.07%) HP
6 17 (11.64%) Oracle
7 8 (5.48%) Avaya
8 7 (4.79%) Brocade
8 7 (4.79%) Fujitsu
8 7 (4.79%) Juniper
8 7 (4.79%) Nortel
9 6 (4.11%) EMC
9 6 (4.11%) IBM
9 6 (4.11%) Clearswift
9 6 (4.11%) BT
10 5 (3.42%) AppSense
10 5 (3.42%) NetApp
11 4 (2.74%) Lotus
11 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.05%) Symantec
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