The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 87 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 159 208 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.62% 3.98% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 14.59% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 147 171 209
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1701 1426 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.07% 27.27% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1277 1460
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
England

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 23 July 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 23 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
Wiltshire +25 56 £24,250 -3.00% 3
Bristol -32 41 £36,250 +6.61% 2
Gloucestershire -12 22 £33,000 +10.00% 5
Somerset -36 17 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Devon -9 11 £20,400 -30.84%
Dorset -40 9 £24,000 -36.84% 1
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (78.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 173 (61.35%) Microsoft
4 163 (57.80%) Active Directory
5 126 (44.68%) VMware
6 110 (39.01%) MS Exchange
7 105 (37.23%) SQL Server
8 101 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (33.69%) MS Excel
10 91 (32.27%) Windows XP
11 85 (30.14%) Firewall
12 79 (28.01%) DNS
13 74 (26.24%) SQL
14 69 (24.47%) TCP/IP
14 69 (24.47%) DHCP
15 63 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 58 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 58 (20.57%) Cisco
16 58 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 55 (19.50%) Windows 7
18 54 (19.15%) SLA
19 50 (17.73%) IIS
19 50 (17.73%) ITIL
20 49 (17.38%) MS Office
21 48 (17.02%) SAN
21 48 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
22 45 (15.96%) Citrix
22 45 (15.96%) Degree
23 43 (15.25%) MCSE
24 42 (14.89%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 110 (39.01%) MS Exchange
2 58 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (17.73%) IIS
4 39 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (9.22%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.67%) Lync
8 15 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.26%) IBM Notes
10 10 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.71%) Apache
14 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.35%) CMS
14 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (33.69%) MS Excel
2 49 (17.38%) MS Office
3 14 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (30.14%) Firewall
2 79 (28.01%) DNS
3 69 (24.47%) TCP/IP
3 69 (24.47%) DHCP
4 48 (17.02%) SAN
5 38 (13.48%) LAN
6 35 (12.41%) VPN
7 23 (8.16%) WAN
8 19 (6.74%) Internet
9 16 (5.67%) Ethernet
10 14 (4.96%) Wireless
10 14 (4.96%) NAS
11 11 (3.90%) VLAN
11 11 (3.90%) Network Security
12 7 (2.48%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (2.48%) IP Telephony
13 6 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (2.13%) Multicast
14 5 (1.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (6.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.13%) MySQL
8 5 (1.77%) Ingres
8 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.71%) NUnit
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
4 1 (0.35%) Hudson
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (14.54%) Finance
2 5 (1.77%) Military
2 5 (1.77%) Retail
3 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.06%) Local Government
4 3 (1.06%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
5 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.71%) Automotive
5 2 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (23.40%) Analyst
2 64 (22.70%) Support Engineer
3 46 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 27 (9.57%) Systems Engineer
5 27 (9.57%) Help Desk Support
6 23 (8.16%) Service Analyst
6 23 (8.16%) Help Desk Engineer
6 23 (8.16%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 21 (7.45%) IT Support
7 21 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (6.74%) Applications Support
8 19 (6.74%) Systems Support
9 17 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.67%) Technical Support
10 16 (5.67%) Server Support
11 14 (4.96%) Server Engineer
11 14 (4.96%) Systems Support Engineer
12 12 (4.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) .NET
2 11 (3.90%) XML
3 7 (2.48%) HTML
4 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.71%) Web Services
5 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.71%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) JSP
6 1 (0.35%) WCF
6 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.35%) JMS
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.45%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.61%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.90%) Clustering
4 10 (3.55%) PDA
5 9 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.84%) Replication
7 7 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.06%) iPhone
9 3 (1.06%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.71%) EPoS
10 2 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.35%) CMDB
11 1 (0.35%) Wiki
11 1 (0.35%) RMADS
11 1 (0.35%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (78.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (32.27%) Windows XP
4 63 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (19.50%) Windows 7
6 42 (14.89%) Windows Vista
7 40 (14.18%) Linux
8 38 (13.48%) Windows 8
9 28 (9.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 22 (7.80%) UNIX
11 21 (7.45%) Windows 2000
12 12 (4.26%) AIX
13 8 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.77%) Solaris
15 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.42%) CentOS
16 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.35%) Android
17 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.73%) ITIL
2 35 (12.41%) Service Delivery
3 29 (10.28%) Service Management
4 21 (7.45%) Problem Management
5 18 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.67%) Change Control
7 14 (4.96%) Risk Management
8 13 (4.61%) Identity Management
9 12 (4.26%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.90%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.19%) Project Management
12 8 (2.84%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.48%) ERP
13 7 (2.48%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.13%) Configuration Management
14 6 (2.13%) Capacity Management
14 6 (2.13%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.24%) SQL
2 23 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.19%) Java
4 8 (2.84%) VBScript
5 7 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.77%) VB
7 2 (0.71%) C#
7 2 (0.71%) C++
7 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
8 1 (0.35%) PHP
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.96%) Degree
3 43 (15.25%) MCSE
4 32 (11.35%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.80%) MCSA
6 21 (7.45%) MCP
6 21 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.03%) MCITP
8 16 (5.67%) CCNA
8 16 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.55%) MCTS
10 9 (3.19%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.13%) CCNP
13 4 (1.42%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.71%) CCA
14 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (19.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (57.80%) Active Directory
2 101 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.18%) vSphere
4 25 (8.87%) Terminal Services
4 25 (8.87%) VMware ESX
5 15 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.26%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.84%) XenApp
8 6 (2.13%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.13%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.42%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.42%) Squid
9 4 (1.42%) Xen
9 4 (1.42%) qmail
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.06%) UAG
11 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (13.12%) Backup Exec
2 23 (8.16%) WSUS
3 20 (7.09%) SCCM
4 14 (4.96%) SCOM
5 13 (4.61%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (4.26%) Nagios
7 9 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.84%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.84%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.42%) MOM
10 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.35%) Puppet
11 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 173 (61.35%) Microsoft
2 126 (44.68%) VMware
3 58 (20.57%) Cisco
4 45 (15.96%) Citrix
5 34 (12.06%) HP
6 21 (7.45%) Dell
7 20 (7.09%) Oracle
8 15 (5.32%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.61%) NetApp
9 13 (4.61%) McAfee
9 13 (4.61%) Bomgar
10 12 (4.26%) Lotus
10 12 (4.26%) CommVault
11 11 (3.90%) Avaya
11 11 (3.90%) WatchGuard
11 11 (3.90%) Symantec
12 10 (3.55%) Juniper
13 9 (3.19%) IBM
13 9 (3.19%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.19%) Veeam
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Teachers Building Society
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago