The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 173 199 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.84% 3.83% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.13% 13.36% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 239
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1708 1490 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.02% 28.69% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1312 1579
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 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Wiltshire +29 65 £24,534 -1.86% 3
Bristol -22 36 £33,250 -2.20% 4
Gloucestershire -13 24 £36,000 +26.31% 5
Somerset -21 22 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Devon -14 13 £20,450 -31.83%
Dorset -35 7 £27,500 -26.66%
Cornwall - 5 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (76.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 173 (59.04%) Microsoft
4 161 (54.95%) Active Directory
5 128 (43.69%) VMware
6 118 (40.27%) MS Exchange
7 112 (38.23%) SQL Server
8 100 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 90 (30.72%) MS Excel
9 90 (30.72%) Windows XP
10 87 (29.69%) Firewall
11 82 (27.99%) SQL
12 81 (27.65%) DNS
13 75 (25.60%) DHCP
13 75 (25.60%) TCP/IP
14 64 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 63 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 62 (21.16%) Cisco
17 61 (20.82%) ITIL
18 60 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
19 57 (19.45%) MS Office
20 55 (18.77%) Windows 7
21 53 (18.09%) SLA
22 50 (17.06%) Citrix
23 49 (16.72%) Degree
24 48 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
24 48 (16.38%) IIS
25 46 (15.70%) Finance
26 45 (15.36%) LAN
27 44 (15.02%) SAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 118 (40.27%) MS Exchange
2 60 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (16.38%) IIS
4 40 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (10.58%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (6.14%) Lync
8 11 (3.75%) IBM Notes
8 11 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.02%) Apache
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.34%) nginx
12 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 90 (30.72%) MS Excel
2 57 (19.45%) MS Office
3 14 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
4 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (29.69%) Firewall
2 81 (27.65%) DNS
3 75 (25.60%) TCP/IP
3 75 (25.60%) DHCP
4 45 (15.36%) LAN
5 44 (15.02%) SAN
6 32 (10.92%) VPN
7 31 (10.58%) WAN
8 21 (7.17%) Internet
9 18 (6.14%) NAS
10 16 (5.46%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.78%) Wireless
12 13 (4.44%) VLAN
13 11 (3.75%) Network Security
14 9 (3.07%) iSCSI
14 9 (3.07%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.73%) Multicast
16 7 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (38.23%) SQL Server
2 48 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (13.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.39%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.05%) MySQL
8 5 (1.71%) Ingres
8 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.34%) DB2
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.39%) NUnit
3 5 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.34%) MSI
4 1 (0.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (15.70%) Finance
2 8 (2.73%) Retail
3 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.02%) Local Government
3 3 (1.02%) Military
3 3 (1.02%) Back Office
3 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 75 (25.60%) Analyst
2 63 (21.50%) Support Engineer
3 49 (16.72%) Support Analyst
4 39 (13.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (9.22%) Help Desk Support
6 26 (8.87%) Service Analyst
7 24 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (7.85%) Help Desk Engineer
8 23 (7.85%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 22 (7.51%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (7.17%) Technical Support
10 21 (7.17%) Applications Support
10 21 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (7.17%) IT Support
11 16 (5.46%) Systems Support
12 15 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (4.78%) Server Support
14 13 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
14 13 (4.44%) Server Engineer
15 12 (4.10%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.85%) .NET
2 15 (5.12%) XML
3 13 (4.44%) HTML
4 8 (2.73%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.68%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) WCF
7 1 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.34%) JSP
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.34%) JMS
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.34%) Middleware
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.41%) Clustering
3 10 (3.41%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.07%) PDA
5 8 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.73%) Replication
6 7 (2.39%) AS400
7 5 (1.71%) iPhone
7 5 (1.71%) LPAR
8 3 (1.02%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.02%) iPad
9 2 (0.68%) iSeries
9 2 (0.68%) RMADS
9 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) EPoS
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (76.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (30.72%) Windows XP
4 64 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (18.77%) Windows 7
6 43 (14.68%) Linux
6 43 (14.68%) Windows Vista
7 37 (12.63%) Windows 8
8 29 (9.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 24 (8.19%) UNIX
10 22 (7.51%) Windows 2000
11 11 (3.75%) AIX
12 10 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.39%) Solaris
13 7 (2.39%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.37%) CentOS
15 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Android
16 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.82%) ITIL
2 40 (13.65%) Service Delivery
3 30 (10.24%) Service Management
4 20 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (6.14%) Problem Management
6 14 (4.78%) Change Control
7 13 (4.44%) Project Management
7 13 (4.44%) Identity Management
8 12 (4.10%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.10%) Data Protection
8 12 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (3.75%) Asset Management
9 11 (3.75%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.07%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.07%) ERP
11 9 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (2.73%) Software Deployment
12 8 (2.73%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (2.73%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.99%) SQL
2 25 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.41%) VBScript
3 10 (3.41%) Java
4 8 (2.73%) C#
5 7 (2.39%) C++
5 7 (2.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.39%) VB
5 7 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.68%) COBOL
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (16.72%) Degree
3 44 (15.02%) MCSE
4 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
5 25 (8.53%) MCP
6 22 (7.51%) MCSA
6 22 (7.51%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.46%) MCITP
8 15 (5.12%) CCNA
8 15 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.73%) MCTS
10 8 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.73%) A+ Certification
11 6 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.02%) CCNP
14 2 (0.68%) HNC
14 2 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (18.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 161 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 100 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.26%) vSphere
4 26 (8.87%) Terminal Services
4 26 (8.87%) VMware ESX
5 18 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.75%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (3.07%) XenApp
9 8 (2.73%) ISA Server
9 8 (2.73%) MetaFrame
10 6 (2.05%) Terminal Server
10 6 (2.05%) Xen
11 5 (1.71%) UAG
12 4 (1.37%) qmail
12 4 (1.37%) Squid
13 3 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.68%) NFS
14 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (13.31%) Backup Exec
2 22 (7.51%) WSUS
3 21 (7.17%) SCCM
4 13 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (4.10%) SCOM
6 11 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (3.75%) Nagios
7 10 (3.41%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.73%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.68%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.68%) MOM
11 2 (0.68%) Nessus
12 1 (0.34%) Netcool
12 1 (0.34%) Puppet
12 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 128 (43.69%) VMware
3 62 (21.16%) Cisco
4 50 (17.06%) Citrix
5 32 (10.92%) HP
6 27 (9.22%) Oracle
7 22 (7.51%) Dell
8 17 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.12%) NetApp
10 14 (4.78%) IBM
11 13 (4.44%) Symantec
11 13 (4.44%) McAfee
12 12 (4.10%) Avaya
13 11 (3.75%) CommVault
13 11 (3.75%) Lotus
13 11 (3.75%) Apple
13 11 (3.75%) WatchGuard
13 11 (3.75%) SonicWALL
13 11 (3.75%) Bomgar
14 10 (3.41%) Juniper
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
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