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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 97 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 61 104 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 3.15% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 10.84% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 36
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £51,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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
745 959 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.17% 29.03% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 445 589 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -7 28 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Glasgow 0 19 £34,500 +1.47%
Moray -1 5 - -
Fife +7 3 £23,000 -
Aberdeen +1 2 £26,500 +12.76%
Stirling -14 2 £52,500 -4.54%
West Lothian -6 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (68.84%) Microsoft
3 85 (61.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (55.07%) Active Directory
5 49 (35.51%) VMware
6 48 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (34.06%) MS Exchange
8 44 (31.88%) Finance
9 41 (29.71%) MS Excel
10 40 (28.99%) Windows 7
11 38 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (27.54%) DNS
11 38 (27.54%) Cisco
12 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (23.19%) Citrix
15 30 (21.74%) ITIL
16 29 (21.01%) HP
17 28 (20.29%) SQL
18 25 (18.12%) SAN
18 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
19 22 (15.94%) Windows 2000 Server
19 22 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
20 21 (15.22%) Windows XP
20 21 (15.22%) MCSE
21 20 (14.49%) Blackberry
21 20 (14.49%) SCCM
21 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (13.77%) Firewall

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 47 (34.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (10.14%) IIS
5 13 (9.42%) Lync
5 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (5.07%) CMS
8 7 (5.07%) WorkSite
9 6 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (2.17%) Apache
12 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (29.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.14%) MS Office
3 11 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.54%) DNS
2 25 (18.12%) SAN
3 19 (13.77%) Firewall
4 12 (8.70%) WAN
4 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.97%) DHCP
6 9 (6.52%) VoIP
7 8 (5.80%) LAN
7 8 (5.80%) MPLS
7 8 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (5.07%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.07%) NAS
9 6 (4.35%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.35%) FTP
9 6 (4.35%) DMZ
9 6 (4.35%) FCoE
10 5 (3.62%) HTTP
10 5 (3.62%) VPN
10 5 (3.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 44 (31.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Law
2 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.94%) IT Support
4 18 (13.04%) Consultant
5 15 (10.87%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Wintel Consultant
7 9 (6.52%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.80%) Server Technician
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Citrix Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Wintel Specialist
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) HTML
2 6 (4.35%) MSMQ
3 5 (3.62%) .NET
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Blackberry
2 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Replication
3 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.07%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.07%) Clustering
5 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) iPhone
6 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.17%) Kindle
7 3 (2.17%) PKI
7 3 (2.17%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.45%) Statistics
8 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (61.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (28.99%) Windows 7
5 22 (15.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 17 (12.32%) Windows 2000
8 10 (7.25%) Linux
9 7 (5.07%) HPUX
10 6 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.45%) CentOS
12 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.45%) Solaris
13 1 (0.72%) UNIX
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) ITIL
2 14 (10.14%) Change Management
3 10 (7.25%) Line Management
4 9 (6.52%) Project Management
4 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.80%) Service Management
5 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.07%) CRM
6 7 (5.07%) Time Management
7 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.35%) Workflow
7 6 (4.35%) Migration
7 6 (4.35%) Content Management
7 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.62%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.90%) Fault Management
9 4 (2.90%) Information Security
9 4 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.29%) SQL
2 25 (18.12%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.42%) C#
4 7 (5.07%) VBScript
5 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.22%) MCSE
3 16 (11.59%) Degree
4 15 (10.87%) MCP
5 10 (7.25%) MCSA
6 9 (6.52%) MCITP
7 8 (5.80%) APMP
7 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.35%) CCA
8 6 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.90%) CCNA
10 4 (2.90%) VCAP
11 3 (2.17%) HND
11 3 (2.17%) CCNP
12 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.72%) VTSP
13 1 (0.72%) NCDA
13 1 (0.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (55.07%) Active Directory
2 38 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.32%) XenApp
4 15 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.52%) vSphere
6 7 (5.07%) MetaFrame
6 7 (5.07%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) SCCM
2 15 (10.87%) SCOM
3 5 (3.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.72%) Legato
5 1 (0.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 95 (68.84%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.51%) VMware
3 38 (27.54%) Cisco
4 32 (23.19%) Citrix
5 29 (21.01%) HP
6 12 (8.70%) Oracle
7 10 (7.25%) Avaya
8 8 (5.80%) EMC
9 7 (5.07%) Juniper
9 7 (5.07%) Nortel
9 7 (5.07%) Brocade
9 7 (5.07%) Fujitsu
10 6 (4.35%) IBM
10 6 (4.35%) BT
10 6 (4.35%) Clearswift
10 6 (4.35%) Symantec
11 5 (3.62%) NetApp
11 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.62%) Compaq
12 4 (2.90%) Lotus
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