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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 90 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 161 207 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 3.95% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.37% 14.28% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 149 171 211
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 £22,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £47,500
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
1719 1450 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.15% 27.68% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1297 1466
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £47,800
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 25 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 25 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 +29 57 £24,500 -2.00% 3
Bristol -20 41 £36,250 +6.61% 1
Gloucestershire -13 22 £33,000 +10.00% 6
Somerset -34 17 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Devon -6 11 £20,400 -30.84% 1
Dorset -34 9 £24,000 -36.84% 1
Cornwall - 2 £23,750 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (78.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 168 (61.09%) Microsoft
4 157 (57.09%) Active Directory
5 123 (44.73%) VMware
6 111 (40.36%) MS Exchange
7 102 (37.09%) SQL Server
8 100 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 90 (32.73%) Windows XP
10 89 (32.36%) MS Excel
11 85 (30.91%) Firewall
12 78 (28.36%) DNS
13 71 (25.82%) SQL
14 70 (25.45%) TCP/IP
15 68 (24.73%) DHCP
16 62 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 59 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
18 56 (20.36%) Cisco
18 56 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
19 54 (19.64%) Windows 7
20 52 (18.91%) SLA
21 50 (18.18%) IIS
22 48 (17.45%) MS Office
22 48 (17.45%) ITIL
22 48 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
23 47 (17.09%) SAN
24 45 (16.36%) Degree
25 43 (15.64%) Citrix
26 42 (15.27%) MCSE
26 42 (15.27%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 111 (40.36%) MS Exchange
2 59 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (18.18%) IIS
4 39 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (9.45%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.82%) Lync
7 16 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.36%) IBM Notes
9 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.73%) Apache
13 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.36%) CMS
13 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 89 (32.36%) MS Excel
2 48 (17.45%) MS Office
3 13 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (30.91%) Firewall
2 78 (28.36%) DNS
3 70 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 68 (24.73%) DHCP
5 47 (17.09%) SAN
6 39 (14.18%) LAN
7 34 (12.36%) VPN
8 24 (8.73%) WAN
9 19 (6.91%) Internet
10 16 (5.82%) Ethernet
11 14 (5.09%) Wireless
11 14 (5.09%) NAS
12 11 (4.00%) VLAN
12 11 (4.00%) Network Security
13 7 (2.55%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
14 6 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.18%) Multicast
15 5 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (37.09%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (13.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (6.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.18%) MySQL
8 5 (1.82%) Ingres
8 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.73%) NUnit
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.36%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (1.82%) Military
2 5 (1.82%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.09%) Local Government
4 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
5 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (23.27%) Analyst
2 62 (22.55%) Support Engineer
3 45 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (14.91%) Support Analyst
5 26 (9.45%) Help Desk Support
6 25 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (8.36%) Service Analyst
8 22 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
8 22 (8.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 21 (7.64%) IT Support
9 21 (7.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (6.91%) Applications Support
11 18 (6.55%) Systems Support
12 17 (6.18%) Technical Support
13 15 (5.45%) Server Support
13 15 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Systems Support Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Server Engineer
15 12 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.45%) .NET
2 11 (4.00%) XML
3 7 (2.55%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.73%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.73%) Web Services
5 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.73%) COM
6 1 (0.36%) JSP
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
6 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.36%) JMS
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.64%) Blackberry
2 13 (4.73%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.64%) PDA
4 9 (3.27%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.27%) Clustering
5 8 (2.91%) Replication
6 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.09%) iPhone
8 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.73%) EPoS
9 2 (0.73%) RMADS
10 1 (0.36%) FMCG
10 1 (0.36%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
10 1 (0.36%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.36%) Statistics
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (78.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (32.73%) Windows XP
4 62 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (19.64%) Windows 7
6 42 (15.27%) Windows Vista
7 39 (14.18%) Linux
8 38 (13.82%) Windows 8
9 25 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 22 (8.00%) UNIX
11 21 (7.64%) Windows 2000
12 12 (4.36%) AIX
13 8 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.82%) Solaris
15 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.45%) CentOS
16 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.36%) Android
17 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.45%) ITIL
2 33 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 28 (10.18%) Service Management
4 19 (6.91%) Problem Management
5 17 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (5.45%) Change Control
7 13 (4.73%) Identity Management
7 13 (4.73%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.36%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (4.36%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 11 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.27%) Project Management
11 8 (2.91%) Software Deployment
12 7 (2.55%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.18%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.18%) ERP
13 6 (2.18%) Capacity Management
13 6 (2.18%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.82%) SQL
2 22 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.91%) VBScript
3 8 (2.91%) Java
4 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.82%) VB
7 2 (0.73%) C#
7 2 (0.73%) C++
7 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (16.36%) Degree
3 42 (15.27%) MCSE
4 32 (11.64%) Security Cleared
5 23 (8.36%) MCSA
6 22 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 20 (7.27%) MCP
8 16 (5.82%) CCNA
8 16 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.82%) MCITP
9 9 (3.27%) MCTS
10 8 (2.91%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.18%) CCNP
13 5 (1.82%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.73%) CCA
15 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 157 (57.09%) Active Directory
2 100 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.82%) vSphere
4 25 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 25 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 15 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.91%) XenApp
8 6 (2.18%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.18%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.45%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.45%) Squid
9 4 (1.45%) Xen
9 4 (1.45%) qmail
10 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.09%) UAG
11 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.73%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 36 (13.09%) Backup Exec
2 22 (8.00%) WSUS
3 18 (6.55%) SCCM
4 13 (4.73%) SCOM
4 13 (4.73%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (4.00%) Nagios
6 9 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.91%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.91%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.09%) MOM
8 3 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) Puppet
10 1 (0.36%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 168 (61.09%) Microsoft
2 123 (44.73%) VMware
3 56 (20.36%) Cisco
4 43 (15.64%) Citrix
5 31 (11.27%) HP
6 21 (7.64%) Dell
7 19 (6.91%) Oracle
8 15 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.73%) NetApp
9 13 (4.73%) McAfee
10 12 (4.36%) Lotus
11 11 (4.00%) WatchGuard
11 11 (4.00%) Avaya
11 11 (4.00%) CommVault
11 11 (4.00%) Symantec
11 11 (4.00%) Bomgar
12 10 (3.64%) Juniper
13 9 (3.27%) IBM
13 9 (3.27%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.27%) Veeam
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
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