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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 179 109 80
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1893 2956 3558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 2.54% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.75% 9.47% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2406 3067
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 £23,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
28037 31218 29431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.08% 26.83% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23650 25900 25050
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 -69 1761 £35,000 - 165
London -39 726 £43,750 +9.37% 44
South East -60 416 £35,000 - 43
South West -20 144 £27,500 +5.76% 9
City of London -21 135 £46,000 +2.22% 8
Surrey -13 134 £33,500 -16.25% 13
East of England -21 129 £33,500 +3.07% 15
West Midlands -29 115 £31,500 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire -63 105 £32,500 +8.33% 19
North West -71 89 £27,500 -15.38% 15
Hampshire -57 83 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Berkshire -81 80 £38,000 +5.55% 8
West Yorkshire -53 65 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Manchester -27 62 £30,000 -8.43% 10
Wales -12 57 £38,500 +28.33% 3
South Wales -14 57 £38,500 +28.33% 3
Birmingham +38 54 £31,500 -3.07% 8
Leeds -42 54 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Wiltshire -2 53 £24,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -19 52 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Cardiff -7 47 £39,000 +32.20% 3
Hertfordshire -42 47 £32,500 -2.98% 11
Bristol -7 40 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Reading -48 40 £38,000 +4.10% 5
East Midlands -57 34 £30,000 -7.69% 4
West Sussex +6 33 £27,500 +5.76% 2
Watford 0 31 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Milton Keynes -24 31 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Kent +20 30 £37,500 +42.85% 4
Bedfordshire 0 30 £45,000 +50.00%

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4201 (100.00%) Windows
2 3341 (79.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2527 (60.15%) Active Directory
4 2495 (59.39%) Microsoft
5 2198 (52.32%) VMware
6 2087 (49.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1713 (40.78%) MS Exchange
8 1430 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1126 (26.80%) Citrix
10 1065 (25.35%) DNS
11 1047 (24.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1006 (23.95%) Firewall
13 998 (23.76%) ITIL
14 991 (23.59%) SQL Server
15 985 (23.45%) Cisco
16 973 (23.16%) SQL
17 930 (22.14%) MS Excel
18 917 (21.83%) Windows XP
19 907 (21.59%) Windows 7
20 892 (21.23%) MS Office
21 879 (20.92%) TCP/IP
22 847 (20.16%) SAN
23 831 (19.78%) DHCP
24 773 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
24 773 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2007
25 710 (16.90%) WAN
26 697 (16.59%) LAN
27 674 (16.04%) Hyper-V
28 648 (15.42%) Finance
29 646 (15.38%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1713 (40.78%) MS Exchange
2 1047 (24.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 773 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 596 (14.19%) IIS
5 510 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 502 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 401 (9.55%) SharePoint
8 262 (6.24%) Lync
9 215 (5.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 70 (1.67%) Apache
11 52 (1.24%) WorkSite
12 51 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
13 50 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 46 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
15 42 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
16 41 (0.98%) Tomcat
17 38 (0.90%) IBM Notes
18 35 (0.83%) Confluence
19 32 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
20 30 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 930 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 892 (21.23%) MS Office
3 45 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.40%) MS Project
6 15 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.17%) InDesign
8 4 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.071%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.071%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 58 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.86%) Northgate Housing
3 22 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 12 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.21%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.14%) Maximo
9 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.095%) Line 500
11 3 (0.071%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.071%) Primavera
12 2 (0.048%) Tridion
12 2 (0.048%) Agresso
12 2 (0.048%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.048%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.048%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
13 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 390 (9.28%) Office 365
2 115 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.69%) Mimecast
6 28 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.33%) SaaS
8 9 (0.21%) PaaS
9 8 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.19%) Yammer
9 8 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.095%) IaaS
10 4 (0.095%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.024%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.024%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.024%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.024%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1065 (25.35%) DNS
2 1006 (23.95%) Firewall
3 879 (20.92%) TCP/IP
4 847 (20.16%) SAN
5 831 (19.78%) DHCP
6 710 (16.90%) WAN
7 697 (16.59%) LAN
8 513 (12.21%) VPN
9 293 (6.97%) Internet
10 267 (6.36%) NAS
11 231 (5.50%) VoIP
12 200 (4.76%) Wireless
13 168 (4.00%) VLAN
14 151 (3.59%) iSCSI
15 113 (2.69%) Network Security
16 94 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
17 93 (2.21%) MPLS
18 82 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
19 74 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
20 73 (1.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 396 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 340 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 142 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 110 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 89 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 89 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 76 (1.81%) MySQL
8 61 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 58 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 26 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (0.43%) MS Access
16 15 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (0.33%) RDBMS
18 12 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (1.40%) JIRA
2 53 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 52 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (1.09%) Subversion
5 43 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 37 (0.88%) MSI
7 36 (0.86%) Selenium
8 34 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 30 (0.71%) InstallShield
10 29 (0.69%) Hudson
11 24 (0.57%) NUnit
12 22 (0.52%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (0.33%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 12 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
17 9 (0.21%) FitNesse
17 9 (0.21%) SoapUI
18 7 (0.17%) Artifactory
19 5 (0.12%) Selenium IDE
General
1 648 (15.42%) Finance
2 140 (3.33%) Law
3 136 (3.24%) Legal
4 134 (3.19%) Retail
5 124 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 107 (2.55%) Banking
7 87 (2.07%) Advertising
8 75 (1.79%) Back Office
9 57 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 37 (0.88%) Marketing
11 26 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (0.45%) Electronics
14 17 (0.40%) French Language
14 17 (0.40%) Billing
15 16 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.36%) German Language
17 13 (0.31%) Games
18 12 (0.29%) Publishing
19 10 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 820 (19.52%) Analyst
2 803 (19.11%) Support Engineer
3 486 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 448 (10.66%) Support Analyst
5 413 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 352 (8.38%) Administrator
7 282 (6.71%) IT Support
8 263 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 242 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
10 209 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 206 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
12 203 (4.83%) Technical Support
13 163 (3.88%) Server Engineer
14 161 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
15 160 (3.81%) Consultant
16 131 (3.12%) Desktop Support
17 130 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
18 129 (3.07%) Developer
19 128 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 109 (2.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (6.05%) .NET
2 115 (2.74%) HTML
3 102 (2.43%) ASP.NET
4 99 (2.36%) XML
5 98 (2.33%) Web Services
6 50 (1.19%) CSS
7 46 (1.09%) XSLT
8 40 (0.95%) COM
9 31 (0.74%) SOAP
9 31 (0.74%) LAMP
9 31 (0.74%) jQuery
10 30 (0.71%) Ajax
11 24 (0.57%) J2EE
12 21 (0.50%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.43%) Application Packaging
14 15 (0.36%) JSON
15 14 (0.33%) Middleware
16 13 (0.31%) Software Packaging
16 13 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 349 (8.31%) Data Centre
2 340 (8.09%) Blackberry
3 294 (7.00%) Clustering
4 260 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 133 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 115 (2.74%) Replication
7 77 (1.83%) iPhone
8 62 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 62 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 60 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 52 (1.24%) Hedge funds
11 46 (1.09%) Statistics
12 43 (1.02%) EqualLogic
12 43 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 42 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
14 39 (0.93%) HP Storage
15 36 (0.86%) iPad
16 31 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
17 30 (0.71%) Wiki
18 28 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4201 (100.00%) Windows
2 3341 (79.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2087 (49.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 917 (21.83%) Windows XP
5 907 (21.59%) Windows 7
6 646 (15.38%) Linux
7 578 (13.76%) Windows 8
8 288 (6.86%) Windows Vista
9 243 (5.78%) UNIX
10 242 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 185 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 178 (4.24%) Windows 2000
13 147 (3.50%) Mac OS X
14 119 (2.83%) Android
15 99 (2.36%) Solaris
16 78 (1.86%) Debian
17 63 (1.50%) CentOS
18 60 (1.43%) Ubuntu
19 53 (1.26%) Apple iOS
20 51 (1.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (23.76%) ITIL
2 250 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 243 (5.78%) Service Delivery
4 194 (4.62%) Migration
5 191 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 182 (4.33%) Project Management
7 179 (4.26%) Change Management
8 175 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 166 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 148 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
11 146 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
12 140 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 118 (2.81%) CRM
14 114 (2.71%) Change Control
15 107 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
16 106 (2.52%) Service Management
17 102 (2.43%) Data Protection
18 98 (2.33%) PRINCE2
19 89 (2.12%) Load Balancing
20 87 (2.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 973 (23.16%) SQL
2 364 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 184 (4.38%) C#
4 133 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 127 (3.02%) Java
6 113 (2.69%) C
6 113 (2.69%) Perl
7 109 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 104 (2.48%) VBScript
9 98 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 92 (2.19%) VB
11 57 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 54 (1.29%) PHP
13 39 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 37 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.79%) Ruby
15 33 (0.79%) Python
16 27 (0.64%) C++
17 19 (0.45%) VBA
18 18 (0.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 773 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 454 (10.81%) MCSE
3 308 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
4 292 (6.95%) CCNA
5 274 (6.52%) Degree
6 272 (6.47%) Security Cleared
7 258 (6.14%) MCSA
8 255 (6.07%) MCITP
9 253 (6.02%) MCP
10 245 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 179 (4.26%) SC Cleared
12 127 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
13 95 (2.26%) CCNP
14 74 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
15 70 (1.67%) CCA
16 68 (1.62%) DV Cleared
17 65 (1.55%) MCTS
18 62 (1.48%) A+ Certification
19 46 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
20 45 (1.07%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 582 (13.85%) SLA
2 110 (2.62%) QA
3 27 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.31%) COBIT
6 6 (0.14%) GPG13
7 4 (0.095%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.024%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.024%) HL7
System Software
1 2527 (60.15%) Active Directory
2 1430 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 674 (16.04%) Hyper-V
4 531 (12.64%) vSphere
5 418 (9.95%) XenApp
6 364 (8.66%) VMware ESX
7 255 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
8 209 (4.98%) Terminal Services
9 153 (3.64%) XenDesktop
10 142 (3.38%) XenServer
11 80 (1.90%) ISA Server
12 73 (1.74%) Terminal Server
13 70 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 61 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
15 59 (1.40%) VMware Server
16 51 (1.21%) vCloud
17 49 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
18 47 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 40 (0.95%) Samba
20 36 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 485 (11.54%) SCCM
2 284 (6.76%) SCOM
3 226 (5.38%) Backup Exec
4 108 (2.57%) NetBackup
5 84 (2.00%) WSUS
6 70 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 64 (1.52%) Puppet
8 60 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
9 56 (1.33%) HP SIM
10 49 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 45 (1.07%) Tivoli
12 44 (1.05%) Nagios
13 38 (0.90%) SCVMM
14 34 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
15 29 (0.69%) BladeLogic
16 27 (0.64%) ZABBIX
17 26 (0.62%) FortiGate
18 24 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 24 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2495 (59.39%) Microsoft
2 2198 (52.32%) VMware
3 1126 (26.80%) Citrix
4 985 (23.45%) Cisco
5 621 (14.78%) HP
6 319 (7.59%) Oracle
7 297 (7.07%) Symantec
8 266 (6.33%) Dell
9 262 (6.24%) NetApp
10 231 (5.50%) Red Hat
11 202 (4.81%) Juniper
12 174 (4.14%) EMC
13 167 (3.98%) IBM
14 163 (3.88%) CheckPoint
15 139 (3.31%) Veeam
16 137 (3.26%) Apple
17 110 (2.62%) Avaya
18 86 (2.05%) McAfee
19 84 (2.00%) Mitel
20 79 (1.88%) SonicWALL
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