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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 108 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2908 3399 4175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.55% 3.18% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 11.67% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2892 3620
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%

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
30616 29122 32697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.22% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25292 24837 27912
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 2014 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 30 September 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
England -25 2732 £35,500 -5.33% 302
London -44 950 £40,000 -5.88% 97
South East -6 782 £35,000 - 98
Berkshire +14 295 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Yorkshire -22 245 £34,000 +13.33% 22
City of London 0 210 £45,000 - 25
Hampshire -10 194 £35,000 +5.26% 18
West Yorkshire -21 187 £30,000 -11.76% 15
West Midlands -24 186 £35,000 -0.70% 20
North West -13 178 £32,500 -4.41% 23
East of England -21 169 £32,500 - 18
South West -14 160 £27,500 -8.33% 11
Surrey -9 158 £37,500 -11.76% 19
Leeds -14 140 £38,000 +11.76% 10
Bracknell +17 109 £35,000 +51.35% 6
Reading -1 102 £37,500 +8.69% 14
East Midlands -26 100 £38,750 +10.71% 11
Manchester -1 91 £32,500 -8.45% 12
Scotland -11 88 £31,750 -6.61% 10
Hertfordshire +14 87 £34,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +8 69 £30,000 -14.28% 17
Cheshire +11 65 £34,500 +38.00% 8
Birmingham -37 56 £33,000 -22.35% 3
Edinburgh +29 54 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Wiltshire +24 54 £24,767 -0.93% 4
Basingstoke +19 49 £40,000 +45.45%
Wales -2 49 £26,000 -18.11% 7
Milton Keynes -6 47 £30,000 -7.69% 12
Southampton -9 47 £27,500 -5.17% 2
South Wales +20 43 £27,500 -19.11% 4

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5822 (100.00%) Windows
2 4716 (81.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3170 (54.45%) Active Directory
4 3002 (51.56%) Microsoft
5 2894 (49.71%) VMware
6 2297 (39.45%) MS Exchange
7 1872 (32.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1864 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1791 (30.76%) Citrix
10 1612 (27.69%) SQL Server
11 1605 (27.57%) DNS
12 1552 (26.66%) SQL
13 1493 (25.64%) MS Excel
14 1447 (24.85%) Windows XP
15 1315 (22.59%) Firewall
16 1314 (22.57%) Windows 7
17 1280 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
18 1267 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 1240 (21.30%) ITIL
20 1214 (20.85%) MS Office
20 1214 (20.85%) TCP/IP
21 1213 (20.83%) Cisco
22 1113 (19.12%) DHCP
23 1107 (19.01%) SAN
24 999 (17.16%) Finance
25 992 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2007
26 940 (16.15%) LAN
27 913 (15.68%) Linux
28 912 (15.66%) WAN
29 908 (15.60%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2297 (39.45%) MS Exchange
2 1280 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 992 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 878 (15.08%) IIS
5 853 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 549 (9.43%) SharePoint
7 474 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 292 (5.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 258 (4.43%) Lync
10 224 (3.85%) Apache
11 154 (2.65%) Tomcat
12 119 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 89 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
14 65 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
15 63 (1.08%) IBM Notes
16 62 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
17 58 (1.00%) WorkSite
18 39 (0.67%) WebSphere
19 38 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
19 38 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1493 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1214 (20.85%) MS Office
3 60 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (0.76%) MS Project
5 28 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.24%) SPSS
7 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) Maya
9 3 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 60 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.29%) Maximo
3 16 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.17%) Sage 1000
7 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.15%) SalesLogix
9 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.086%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.086%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.086%) Line 500
11 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.052%) Magento
12 3 (0.052%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 3 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.034%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 220 (3.78%) Office 365
2 79 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.48%) SaaS
6 26 (0.45%) IaaS
7 17 (0.29%) PaaS
8 6 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.069%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.052%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.034%) GitHub
11 2 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1605 (27.57%) DNS
2 1315 (22.59%) Firewall
3 1214 (20.85%) TCP/IP
4 1113 (19.12%) DHCP
5 1107 (19.01%) SAN
6 940 (16.15%) LAN
7 912 (15.66%) WAN
8 688 (11.82%) VPN
9 451 (7.75%) Internet
10 314 (5.39%) VoIP
11 287 (4.93%) NAS
12 241 (4.14%) Wireless
13 209 (3.59%) VLAN
14 184 (3.16%) SSL
15 167 (2.87%) MPLS
16 131 (2.25%) iSCSI
17 128 (2.20%) Network Security
18 120 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
19 103 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
20 100 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1612 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 641 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 497 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 181 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 139 (2.39%) Oracle Database
6 128 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 127 (2.18%) MySQL
8 123 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 117 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 100 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 61 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 53 (0.91%) DB2
13 52 (0.89%) IDOL
14 50 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 47 (0.81%) EDRMS
16 45 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
17 33 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (0.41%) DTS
19 21 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
20 19 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 50 (0.86%) Subversion
4 44 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 40 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 39 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 33 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 30 (0.52%) Toad
9 28 (0.48%) MSI
10 27 (0.46%) WinRunner
11 21 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
12 16 (0.27%) JIRA
13 15 (0.26%) Selenium
13 15 (0.26%) Selenium IDE
14 13 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.21%) NUnit
16 11 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.19%) PVCS
16 11 (0.19%) JDeveloper
17 10 (0.17%) Metasploit
General
1 999 (17.16%) Finance
2 267 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 244 (4.19%) Retail
4 194 (3.33%) Law
5 143 (2.46%) Legal
6 106 (1.82%) Banking
7 72 (1.24%) Marketing
8 70 (1.20%) Advertising
9 59 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 54 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 51 (0.88%) Back Office
12 27 (0.46%) French Language
13 24 (0.41%) Publishing
14 17 (0.29%) German Language
15 13 (0.22%) Games
15 13 (0.22%) Automotive
16 10 (0.17%) Military
17 9 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 9 (0.15%) Local Government
17 9 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1296 (22.26%) Analyst
2 1108 (19.03%) Support Engineer
3 732 (12.57%) Support Analyst
4 512 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 476 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 419 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 417 (7.16%) IT Support
8 288 (4.95%) Server Engineer
9 283 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
10 277 (4.76%) Administrator
11 265 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 253 (4.35%) Server Support
13 237 (4.07%) Consultant
14 204 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 201 (3.45%) Service Analyst
15 201 (3.45%) Applications Support
16 194 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 191 (3.28%) IT Support Engineer
18 189 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
19 177 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (6.34%) .NET
2 182 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 160 (2.75%) HTML
4 152 (2.61%) Web Services
5 130 (2.23%) XML
6 74 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 49 (0.84%) WCF
8 46 (0.79%) CSS
9 41 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 40 (0.69%) SOAP
11 39 (0.67%) LAMP
12 38 (0.65%) jQuery
13 34 (0.58%) XSLT
14 31 (0.53%) MSMQ
15 30 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (0.48%) REST
17 25 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 25 (0.43%) Middleware
17 25 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 514 (8.83%) Blackberry
2 469 (8.06%) Clustering
3 465 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 176 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 140 (2.40%) Replication
7 94 (1.61%) Hedge funds
8 87 (1.49%) iPhone
9 71 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 71 (1.22%) Statistics
9 71 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 58 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 56 (0.96%) iPad
12 54 (0.93%) SecurID
13 45 (0.77%) EqualLogic
14 43 (0.74%) Mathematics
15 40 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 37 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
16 37 (0.64%) PDA
17 36 (0.62%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5822 (100.00%) Windows
2 4716 (81.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1864 (32.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1447 (24.85%) Windows XP
5 1314 (22.57%) Windows 7
6 913 (15.68%) Linux
7 560 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 405 (6.96%) UNIX
9 360 (6.18%) Windows Vista
10 275 (4.72%) Windows 2000
11 246 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 223 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 185 (3.18%) Solaris
14 117 (2.01%) Android
15 112 (1.92%) Mac OS X
16 88 (1.51%) AIX
17 84 (1.44%) CentOS
18 67 (1.15%) Mac OS
19 63 (1.08%) VMS
19 63 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (21.30%) ITIL
2 337 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 285 (4.90%) Change Management
4 281 (4.83%) Service Delivery
5 239 (4.11%) Project Management
6 236 (4.05%) Migration
6 236 (4.05%) Problem Management
7 223 (3.83%) Incident Management
8 192 (3.30%) Mentoring
9 177 (3.04%) Service Management
10 172 (2.95%) Change Control
11 163 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (2.77%) CRM
13 143 (2.46%) Load Balancing
14 123 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
15 122 (2.10%) Time Management
16 119 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
17 117 (2.01%) PRINCE2
18 115 (1.98%) Configuration Management
19 108 (1.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1552 (26.66%) SQL
2 466 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 219 (3.76%) C#
4 178 (3.06%) Java
5 156 (2.68%) VBScript
6 153 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 153 (2.63%) Perl
7 144 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 142 (2.44%) VB
9 93 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 84 (1.44%) C
11 68 (1.17%) VB.NET
12 61 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 58 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 39 (0.67%) Python
15 38 (0.65%) PHP
16 37 (0.64%) C++
17 29 (0.50%) AWK
18 21 (0.36%) VBA
18 21 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 1267 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 830 (14.26%) MCSE
3 595 (10.22%) Degree
4 506 (8.69%) Security Cleared
5 471 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
6 426 (7.32%) MCITP
7 419 (7.20%) MCP
8 409 (7.03%) SC Cleared
9 401 (6.89%) CCNA
10 340 (5.84%) MCSA
11 278 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 221 (3.80%) DV Cleared
13 192 (3.30%) MCTS
14 154 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
15 132 (2.27%) CCNP
16 117 (2.01%) CCA
17 97 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
18 88 (1.51%) ISEB
19 68 (1.17%) ISTQB
20 67 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 541 (9.29%) SLA
2 78 (1.34%) QA
3 73 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 48 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.43%) TickIT
7 13 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.086%) COBIT
9 4 (0.069%) HL7
9 4 (0.069%) DICOM
10 3 (0.052%) EMIR
10 3 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.052%) GAMP
10 3 (0.052%) GCP
10 3 (0.052%) GMP
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.017%) BS7799
System Software
1 3170 (54.45%) Active Directory
2 1872 (32.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 801 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 670 (11.51%) XenApp
5 585 (10.05%) vSphere
6 460 (7.90%) VMware ESX
7 246 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 238 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 203 (3.49%) XenServer
10 180 (3.09%) Terminal Services
11 112 (1.92%) MetaFrame
12 109 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 105 (1.80%) ISA Server
14 66 (1.13%) Terminal Server
15 60 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
15 60 (1.03%) VMware Server
16 46 (0.79%) Firmware
17 43 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 43 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
17 43 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 512 (8.79%) SCCM
2 376 (6.46%) Backup Exec
3 283 (4.86%) SCOM
4 216 (3.71%) NetBackup
5 211 (3.62%) WSUS
6 181 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 92 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 78 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
9 70 (1.20%) Tivoli
10 67 (1.15%) HP SIM
11 66 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
12 63 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 56 (0.96%) Nagios
14 53 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 50 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
16 47 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 46 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 33 (0.57%) Netcool
18 33 (0.57%) MOM
19 30 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3002 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 2894 (49.71%) VMware
3 1791 (30.76%) Citrix
4 1213 (20.83%) Cisco
5 908 (15.60%) HP
6 578 (9.93%) Oracle
7 488 (8.38%) Symantec
8 414 (7.11%) NetApp
9 339 (5.82%) Dell
10 281 (4.83%) EMC
11 266 (4.57%) Red Hat
12 252 (4.33%) IBM
13 186 (3.19%) CheckPoint
14 180 (3.09%) Juniper
15 168 (2.89%) McAfee
16 157 (2.70%) Apple
17 151 (2.59%) Veritas
18 140 (2.40%) Avaya
19 138 (2.37%) Fujitsu
20 105 (1.80%) Lotus
Farnborough, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Car Allowance or Company Car + Gre
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + company car/car allowance, 10% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago