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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 78 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 98 80 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 2.60% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 10.50% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 95
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
969 762 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.53% 24.76% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 592 472 595
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 15 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 15 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 +31 57 £35,000 - 5
Glasgow +10 30 £26,250 -22.22%
Highlands -3 3 - -
West Lothian +4 2 £38,500 +65.59% 1
Fife +3 2 £29,750 +7.20%
Stirling - 2 £29,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeen -1 1 £30,000 -10.44%
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (66.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (49.66%) Microsoft
4 61 (42.07%) Active Directory
4 61 (42.07%) MS Excel
4 61 (42.07%) VMware
5 55 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (35.17%) Citrix
7 51 (35.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (30.34%) Finance
9 42 (28.97%) MS Exchange
9 42 (28.97%) MCSE
10 37 (25.52%) Windows 7
11 36 (24.83%) DNS
12 32 (22.07%) SAN
13 30 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 29 (20.00%) MCITP
15 27 (18.62%) ITIL
16 26 (17.93%) SQL
16 26 (17.93%) Cisco
16 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (15.86%) SQL Server
19 22 (15.17%) Firewall
19 22 (15.17%) Windows XP
20 18 (12.41%) HP
20 18 (12.41%) MCSA
21 17 (11.72%) Oracle
21 17 (11.72%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 (28.97%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (6.90%) WorkSite
5 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.21%) CMS
7 7 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.83%) Lync
8 5 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.76%) IIS
9 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.69%) Apache
11 1 (0.69%) SAS
11 1 (0.69%) nginx
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (42.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.66%) MS Office
3 12 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.83%) DNS
2 32 (22.07%) SAN
3 22 (15.17%) Firewall
4 13 (8.97%) VoIP
5 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.90%) WAN
7 9 (6.21%) LAN
7 9 (6.21%) NetScaler
8 8 (5.52%) FTP
8 8 (5.52%) Internet
9 7 (4.83%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.83%) HTTP
9 7 (4.83%) SMTP
9 7 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (4.14%) NAS
10 6 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.45%) FCoE
11 5 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.45%) MPLS
11 5 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
General
1 44 (30.34%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Analyst
2 24 (16.55%) IT Support
3 23 (15.86%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.17%) Consultant
5 17 (11.72%) Service Analyst
5 17 (11.72%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.66%) Server Support
8 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (8.97%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (8.28%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 11 (7.59%) Server Technician
11 10 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.21%) Network Engineer
13 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (5.52%) Citrix Consultant
13 8 (5.52%) Citrix Engineer
13 8 (5.52%) Citrix Specialist
13 8 (5.52%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) HTML
2 5 (3.45%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.66%) Blackberry
4 12 (8.28%) Clustering
5 8 (5.52%) Replication
6 6 (4.14%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.45%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.07%) iPhone
9 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.69%) EPoS
10 1 (0.69%) iSeries
10 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (66.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (25.52%) Windows 7
5 22 (15.17%) Windows XP
6 16 (11.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (9.66%) Windows 2000
8 12 (8.28%) Linux
9 6 (4.14%) HPUX
9 6 (4.14%) CentOS
10 5 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.45%) UNIX
11 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.38%) Debian
13 1 (0.69%) Solaris
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) ITIL
2 14 (9.66%) Change Management
3 10 (6.90%) Content Management
4 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (5.52%) CRM
6 7 (4.83%) Information Security
6 7 (4.83%) Fault Management
6 7 (4.83%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.14%) Line Management
7 6 (4.14%) Workflow
7 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.14%) Project Management
8 4 (2.76%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.07%) High Availability
9 3 (2.07%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.07%) ERP
9 3 (2.07%) Migration
9 3 (2.07%) Information Management
10 2 (1.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.93%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) C#
2 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.45%) VB
4 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.69%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (35.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (28.97%) MCSE
3 29 (20.00%) MCITP
4 18 (12.41%) MCSA
5 17 (11.72%) MCTS
6 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.21%) MCP
8 8 (5.52%) CCA
8 8 (5.52%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.83%) Degree
9 7 (4.83%) CCNA
10 6 (4.14%) APMP
11 5 (3.45%) VCAP
11 5 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.69%) HND
13 1 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (42.07%) Active Directory
2 53 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.72%) XenApp
4 12 (8.28%) vSphere
5 8 (5.52%) XenDesktop
5 8 (5.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (5.52%) MetaFrame
6 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Openswan
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.69%) Squid
9 1 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.76%) SCOM
4 3 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 61 (42.07%) VMware
3 51 (35.17%) Citrix
4 26 (17.93%) Cisco
5 18 (12.41%) HP
6 17 (11.72%) Oracle
7 10 (6.90%) AppSense
8 8 (5.52%) EMC
8 8 (5.52%) NetApp
9 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.14%) Lotus
10 6 (4.14%) Avaya
10 6 (4.14%) Brocade
10 6 (4.14%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.45%) Clearswift
11 5 (3.45%) BT
11 5 (3.45%) Juniper
11 5 (3.45%) Nortel
11 5 (3.45%) IBM
12 4 (2.76%) Dell
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