The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 162 113 75
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2046 2967 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 2.54% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.10% 9.47% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 2489 3118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28810 31338 29723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.31% 26.79% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24177 26170 25172
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the UK.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -53 1891 £35,000 - 194
London -49 730 £44,000 +10.00% 69
South East -50 462 £35,000 - 42
East of England +4 167 £34,500 +6.15% 14
South West -16 159 £30,500 +19.60% 10
City of London -19 138 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Surrey -26 118 £31,500 -13.69% 10
Hampshire -38 118 £35,000 -2.77% 8
West Midlands -30 117 £30,750 -12.14% 19
Yorkshire -67 109 £32,500 +6.55% 16
Berkshire -63 100 £38,000 +7.80% 6
North West -61 95 £30,000 -4.76% 17
West Yorkshire -48 72 £31,500 +1.61% 11
Wales +4 67 £36,000 +15.20% 6
South Wales -1 66 £36,000 +10.76% 6
Manchester -26 61 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Wiltshire -5 60 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Hertfordshire -30 60 £32,500 -2.98% 8
Leeds -30 60 £33,250 +2.30% 7
Birmingham +4 49 £32,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire -17 45 £31,000 +3.33% 6
Bedfordshire -1 44 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Cardiff -5 43 £38,500 +28.33% 4
East Midlands -59 41 £31,750 -3.05% 6
Reading -53 40 £32,500 -8.45% 4
Watford +20 39 £33,250 -21.76% 2
West Sussex +6 36 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Gloucestershire -3 35 £40,000 +14.28%
Farnborough -10 33 £35,000 -28.20%
Kent +23 32 £37,500 +50.00% 2

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4486 (100.00%) Windows
2 3552 (79.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2708 (60.37%) Active Directory
4 2606 (58.09%) Microsoft
5 2349 (52.36%) VMware
6 2187 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1848 (41.19%) MS Exchange
8 1517 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1233 (27.49%) Citrix
10 1128 (25.14%) DNS
11 1118 (24.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1099 (24.50%) SQL Server
13 1066 (23.76%) SQL
14 1060 (23.63%) Cisco
15 1056 (23.54%) Firewall
16 1046 (23.32%) ITIL
17 995 (22.18%) MS Excel
18 959 (21.38%) Windows XP
19 947 (21.11%) Windows 7
20 938 (20.91%) MS Office
21 918 (20.46%) SAN
22 914 (20.37%) TCP/IP
23 863 (19.24%) DHCP
24 832 (18.55%) Exchange Server 2007
25 830 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
26 735 (16.38%) WAN
27 727 (16.21%) LAN
28 715 (15.94%) Hyper-V
29 713 (15.89%) Linux
30 699 (15.58%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1848 (41.19%) MS Exchange
2 1118 (24.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 832 (18.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 642 (14.31%) IIS
5 550 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 525 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 458 (10.21%) SharePoint
8 290 (6.46%) Lync
9 227 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (1.76%) Apache
11 62 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
11 62 (1.38%) WorkSite
12 53 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 49 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
14 47 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 47 (1.05%) Tomcat
15 39 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 38 (0.85%) IBM Notes
17 35 (0.78%) Confluence
18 33 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 995 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 938 (20.91%) MS Office
3 43 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.49%) MS Project
6 15 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.13%) InDesign
8 4 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.067%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.067%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 61 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
3 23 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 17 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.11%) Maximo
9 5 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.089%) Primavera
10 4 (0.089%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.089%) Line 500
10 4 (0.089%) Sage 1000
10 4 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.067%) ResourceLink
11 3 (0.067%) assyst
11 3 (0.067%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.045%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 385 (8.58%) Office 365
2 111 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 27 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 15 (0.33%) SaaS
8 11 (0.25%) PaaS
8 11 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
8 11 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.20%) Yammer
10 6 (0.13%) IaaS
11 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.067%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.045%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.022%) Symantec.cloud
14 1 (0.022%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.022%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.022%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1128 (25.14%) DNS
2 1056 (23.54%) Firewall
3 918 (20.46%) SAN
4 914 (20.37%) TCP/IP
5 863 (19.24%) DHCP
6 735 (16.38%) WAN
7 727 (16.21%) LAN
8 533 (11.88%) VPN
9 315 (7.02%) Internet
10 281 (6.26%) NAS
11 231 (5.15%) VoIP
12 209 (4.66%) Wireless
13 205 (4.57%) VLAN
14 173 (3.86%) iSCSI
15 117 (2.61%) Network Security
16 107 (2.39%) MPLS
17 99 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
18 85 (1.89%) Intranet
19 83 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
20 79 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1099 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 442 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 382 (8.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 162 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 111 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 92 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 82 (1.83%) MySQL
9 66 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 58 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 27 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.36%) MS Access
15 16 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.36%) NoSQL
16 15 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (1.27%) JIRA
2 55 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 53 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.09%) Subversion
5 41 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 39 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 34 (0.76%) Hudson
8 33 (0.74%) MSI
9 32 (0.71%) Selenium
10 30 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 28 (0.62%) InstallShield
12 23 (0.51%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.49%) NUnit
14 12 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.27%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
16 9 (0.20%) FitNesse
16 9 (0.20%) SoapUI
17 7 (0.16%) Artifactory
18 6 (0.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 658 (14.67%) Finance
2 140 (3.12%) Law
3 136 (3.03%) Retail
4 135 (3.01%) Legal
5 128 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 111 (2.47%) Banking
7 98 (2.18%) Advertising
8 81 (1.81%) Back Office
9 70 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.80%) Marketing
11 25 (0.56%) Electronics
11 25 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.51%) Billing
13 19 (0.42%) Publishing
14 18 (0.40%) Games
15 16 (0.36%) French Language
16 14 (0.31%) German Language
17 13 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.20%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 844 (18.81%) Support Engineer
2 830 (18.50%) Analyst
3 518 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 442 (9.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 436 (9.72%) Support Analyst
6 340 (7.58%) Administrator
7 296 (6.60%) IT Support
8 281 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 238 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
10 225 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 219 (4.88%) Technical Support
11 219 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
12 181 (4.03%) Server Engineer
13 171 (3.81%) Consultant
14 164 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
15 151 (3.37%) Desktop Support
16 148 (3.30%) Developer
17 142 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 137 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
19 118 (2.63%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (5.73%) .NET
2 134 (2.99%) HTML
3 122 (2.72%) ASP.NET
4 113 (2.52%) XML
5 105 (2.34%) Web Services
6 62 (1.38%) XSLT
7 60 (1.34%) CSS
8 42 (0.94%) jQuery
9 41 (0.91%) COM
10 32 (0.71%) LAMP
10 32 (0.71%) Ajax
11 31 (0.69%) SOAP
12 28 (0.62%) Application Packaging
13 19 (0.42%) J2EE
14 18 (0.40%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (0.38%) HTML5
16 16 (0.36%) Software Packaging
17 14 (0.31%) JSON
18 13 (0.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 381 (8.49%) Blackberry
2 375 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 323 (7.20%) Clustering
4 292 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 122 (2.72%) Replication
7 91 (2.03%) iPhone
8 69 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 69 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 59 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 58 (1.29%) Hedge funds
11 53 (1.18%) Statistics
12 44 (0.98%) EqualLogic
13 42 (0.94%) iPad
14 41 (0.91%) Computer Science
15 38 (0.85%) HP Storage
15 38 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
16 36 (0.80%) AS400
17 35 (0.78%) Wiki
18 33 (0.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4486 (100.00%) Windows
2 3552 (79.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2187 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 959 (21.38%) Windows XP
5 947 (21.11%) Windows 7
6 713 (15.89%) Linux
7 596 (13.29%) Windows 8
8 306 (6.82%) Windows Vista
9 253 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 249 (5.55%) UNIX
11 193 (4.30%) Windows 2000
12 192 (4.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 139 (3.10%) Mac OS X
14 137 (3.05%) Android
15 99 (2.21%) Solaris
16 81 (1.81%) Debian
17 69 (1.54%) Ubuntu
18 68 (1.52%) CentOS
19 61 (1.36%) Apple iOS
20 60 (1.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (23.32%) ITIL
2 277 (6.17%) Service Delivery
3 270 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 204 (4.55%) Migration
5 201 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 194 (4.32%) Project Management
7 181 (4.03%) Change Management
8 171 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 165 (3.68%) Incident Management
10 160 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 148 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
12 136 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
13 132 (2.94%) CRM
14 122 (2.72%) Service Management
15 115 (2.56%) Change Control
16 110 (2.45%) PRINCE2
17 104 (2.32%) Performance Tuning
18 103 (2.30%) Load Balancing
19 96 (2.14%) Data Protection
20 92 (2.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1066 (23.76%) SQL
2 397 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 194 (4.32%) C#
4 148 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 133 (2.96%) VBScript
6 130 (2.90%) Perl
7 120 (2.67%) Java
8 115 (2.56%) C
9 106 (2.36%) VB
10 105 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 94 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 68 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 62 (1.38%) PHP
14 39 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 37 (0.82%) Ruby
16 35 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 32 (0.71%) Python
18 24 (0.53%) C++
19 22 (0.49%) Korn
20 20 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 830 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 503 (11.21%) MCSE
3 345 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 326 (7.27%) CCNA
5 295 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 289 (6.44%) Degree
7 284 (6.33%) MCITP
8 274 (6.11%) MCP
9 273 (6.09%) MCSA
10 252 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 197 (4.39%) SC Cleared
12 137 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 104 (2.32%) CCNP
14 87 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
15 85 (1.89%) DV Cleared
16 81 (1.81%) CCA
17 72 (1.60%) MCTS
18 64 (1.43%) A+ Certification
19 51 (1.14%) VCP5
20 46 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 573 (12.77%) SLA
2 112 (2.50%) QA
3 33 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.36%) COBIT
6 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.18%) GPG13
8 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.045%) TickIT
System Software
1 2708 (60.37%) Active Directory
2 1517 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 715 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 583 (13.00%) vSphere
5 458 (10.21%) XenApp
6 377 (8.40%) VMware ESX
7 272 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
8 199 (4.44%) Terminal Services
9 180 (4.01%) XenDesktop
10 178 (3.97%) XenServer
11 88 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 84 (1.87%) ISA Server
13 74 (1.65%) Terminal Server
14 68 (1.52%) VMware Server
15 62 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
16 54 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 54 (1.20%) vCloud
17 53 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
18 50 (1.11%) Samba
19 32 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 540 (12.04%) SCCM
2 323 (7.20%) SCOM
3 258 (5.75%) Backup Exec
4 116 (2.59%) NetBackup
5 105 (2.34%) WSUS
6 77 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 74 (1.65%) Puppet
8 54 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
9 53 (1.18%) Nagios
10 50 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
11 48 (1.07%) HP SIM
12 47 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 44 (0.98%) Tivoli
14 40 (0.89%) SCVMM
15 33 (0.74%) FortiGate
16 31 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
17 28 (0.62%) ZABBIX
17 28 (0.62%) BladeLogic
18 23 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 23 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2606 (58.09%) Microsoft
2 2349 (52.36%) VMware
3 1233 (27.49%) Citrix
4 1060 (23.63%) Cisco
5 699 (15.58%) HP
6 347 (7.74%) Symantec
7 345 (7.69%) Oracle
8 296 (6.60%) Dell
9 277 (6.17%) NetApp
10 250 (5.57%) Red Hat
11 231 (5.15%) Juniper
12 197 (4.39%) EMC
13 187 (4.17%) CheckPoint
14 180 (4.01%) IBM
15 148 (3.30%) Apple
16 138 (3.08%) Veeam
17 125 (2.79%) Avaya
18 87 (1.94%) Mitel
19 85 (1.89%) McAfee
20 81 (1.81%) SonicWALL
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 11 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £26.5k per year
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Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
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Woking, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday