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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 104 66 24
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -42
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 69 92 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 2.83% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 10.57% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 98
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,550 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
875 870 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.13% 26.75% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 543 586 548
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 £26,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
UK

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 July 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 July 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 +4 32 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Glasgow -18 18 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Fife +5 5 £32,500 +16.07% 1
North Lanarkshire -1 5 - - 1
West Lothian +9 2 £38,500 +65.59%
Inverclyde - 2 £34,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £35,000 -
Highlands -1 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (75.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
4 63 (45.32%) VMware
5 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
6 56 (40.29%) Citrix
7 52 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (35.97%) MS Excel
9 49 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (33.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (28.78%) MCSE
12 39 (28.06%) MS Exchange
13 36 (25.90%) Finance
14 34 (24.46%) SAN
15 33 (23.74%) Windows 7
16 29 (20.86%) DNS
17 27 (19.42%) MCITP
18 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
18 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (17.27%) ITIL
20 23 (16.55%) XenApp
21 22 (15.83%) Firewall
21 22 (15.83%) Windows XP
22 21 (15.11%) Cisco
22 21 (15.11%) SQL
23 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
23 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
24 18 (12.95%) MCSA
24 18 (12.95%) vSphere
25 17 (12.23%) XenDesktop

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (28.06%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.19%) IIS
3 10 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.76%) WorkSite
6 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.32%) Lync
7 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.88%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.72%) Gentran
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (35.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.19%) MS Office
3 6 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) SAN
2 29 (20.86%) DNS
3 22 (15.83%) Firewall
4 13 (9.35%) VoIP
5 10 (7.19%) DHCP
6 9 (6.47%) Internet
6 9 (6.47%) WAN
6 9 (6.47%) LAN
6 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.47%) VPN
7 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.04%) NAS
8 6 (4.32%) SMTP
8 6 (4.32%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.60%) 3G
9 5 (3.60%) BGP
9 5 (3.60%) SSL
10 4 (2.88%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.88%) FTP
10 4 (2.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) MySQL
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) Informix
General
1 36 (25.90%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Legal
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Analyst
2 24 (17.27%) Consultant
3 18 (12.95%) IT Support
4 17 (12.23%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Server Support
5 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.63%) Citrix Consultant
6 12 (8.63%) Server Technician
7 10 (7.19%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Wintel Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) Wintel Specialist
11 5 (3.60%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) .NET
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.88%) jQuery
4 2 (1.44%) COM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Clustering
2 15 (10.79%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.91%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.88%) Blog
5 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.16%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
8 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (75.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (35.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (23.74%) Windows 7
5 22 (15.83%) Windows XP
6 16 (11.51%) Linux
7 10 (7.19%) CentOS
8 7 (5.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.60%) UNIX
10 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.16%) Debian
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.44%) Solaris
13 1 (0.72%) NetWare
13 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) ITIL
2 8 (5.76%) Change Management
2 8 (5.76%) Content Management
2 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (4.32%) CRM
3 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.60%) Migration
5 4 (2.88%) MVC
5 4 (2.88%) Information Security
5 4 (2.88%) Fault Management
5 4 (2.88%) High Availability
5 4 (2.88%) Capacity Management
5 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.16%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.16%) Information Management
6 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.16%) ERP
7 2 (1.44%) Project Management
7 2 (1.44%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (1.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.91%) C#
4 8 (5.76%) VB
5 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (33.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (28.78%) MCSE
3 27 (19.42%) MCITP
4 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
5 18 (12.95%) MCSA
6 15 (10.79%) MCTS
7 13 (9.35%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.76%) CCNA
8 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (5.04%) CCA
9 7 (5.04%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.60%) MCP
11 4 (2.88%) Degree
12 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.44%) VCAP
14 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.72%) CCNP
14 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
2 52 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.55%) XenApp
4 18 (12.95%) vSphere
5 17 (12.23%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.91%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.16%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.44%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 2 (1.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.72%) Openswan
11 1 (0.72%) vCloud
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.72%) Postfix
11 1 (0.72%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.72%) Squid
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) SCOM
2 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.16%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.44%) SCCM
4 2 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (45.32%) VMware
2 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.29%) Citrix
4 21 (15.11%) Cisco
5 14 (10.07%) AppSense
6 13 (9.35%) Oracle
7 12 (8.63%) HP
8 11 (7.91%) Dell
9 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
9 9 (6.47%) Symantec
10 8 (5.76%) EMC
10 8 (5.76%) Lotus
11 7 (5.04%) NetApp
12 4 (2.88%) CommVault
12 4 (2.88%) IronPort
13 3 (2.16%) Fujitsu
13 3 (2.16%) Mitel
13 3 (2.16%) Avaya
13 3 (2.16%) IBM
14 2 (1.44%) Sophos
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RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 19 days ago