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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 144 121 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2287 2842 3769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 2.40% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 9.01% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1909 2419 3162
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -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
28970 31541 29397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.68% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24246 26569 24826
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 -18 2112 £36,000 +2.85% 234
London -38 776 £40,000 -5.88% 64
South East -15 546 £37,500 +11.94% 57
South West +53 216 £31,500 +5.00% 27
East of England -13 172 £37,500 +11.94% 23
Hampshire +8 168 £40,000 +11.11% 11
City of London +6 167 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Berkshire -33 144 £42,000 +15.06% 9
Yorkshire -28 139 £30,000 -6.25% 9
West Midlands -35 102 £32,500 +0.31% 24
North West -68 94 £30,000 +2.56% 20
West Yorkshire -17 90 £30,000 -6.97% 6
Surrey -22 81 £28,000 -13.84% 12
Wales +38 80 £35,500 +7.57% 8
South Wales +34 75 £36,000 +9.09% 7
Reading -30 74 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Leeds -4 72 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Gloucestershire +37 67 £34,000 +10.56% 5
Hertfordshire -16 60 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Wiltshire +16 58 £33,750 +17.39% 8
East Midlands -37 56 £27,500 -29.03% 8
West Sussex +9 55 £27,000 -1.81% 7
Manchester -53 50 £31,250 +5.04% 9
Winchester +5 45 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Somerset +38 44 £36,000 +50.00% 5
Essex +2 39 £50,000 +30.71% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 39 £33,000 -5.71% 6
Cardiff +20 38 £35,500 +7.57% 3
North Yorkshire +7 35 £30,000 -13.66%
Scotland +5 35 £31,000 -8.82% 5

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4731 (100.00%) Windows
2 3853 (81.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2941 (62.16%) Active Directory
4 2746 (58.04%) Microsoft
5 2412 (50.98%) VMware
6 2156 (45.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2050 (43.33%) MS Exchange
8 1558 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1318 (27.86%) Citrix
10 1247 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1231 (26.02%) DNS
12 1197 (25.30%) SQL
13 1188 (25.11%) Cisco
14 1175 (24.84%) SQL Server
15 1112 (23.50%) Firewall
16 1100 (23.25%) MS Excel
17 1087 (22.98%) ITIL
18 1061 (22.43%) Windows 7
19 1035 (21.88%) SAN
20 1025 (21.67%) MS Office
21 1004 (21.22%) Windows XP
22 937 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
23 929 (19.64%) TCP/IP
24 895 (18.92%) DHCP
25 861 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2007
26 807 (17.06%) Hyper-V
27 764 (16.15%) HP
28 753 (15.92%) WAN
29 752 (15.90%) LAN
30 715 (15.11%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2050 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 1247 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 861 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 662 (13.99%) IIS
5 635 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 539 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 492 (10.40%) SharePoint
8 338 (7.14%) Lync
9 239 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 132 (2.79%) Apache
11 71 (1.50%) WorkSite
12 65 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 63 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 59 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
15 55 (1.16%) WebSphere
16 51 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
17 47 (0.99%) IBM Notes
17 47 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
18 33 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1100 (23.25%) MS Excel
2 1025 (21.67%) MS Office
3 38 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 38 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.57%) MS Project
5 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.063%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.063%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.042%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.042%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 64 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.49%) Northgate Housing
3 21 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (0.21%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.13%) Maximo
10 5 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 4 (0.085%) Eikon
11 4 (0.085%) Epicor Vantage
11 4 (0.085%) MFGPRO
11 4 (0.085%) Primavera
12 3 (0.063%) Agresso
12 3 (0.063%) assyst
12 3 (0.063%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 322 (6.81%) Office 365
2 83 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 70 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 22 (0.47%) Google Apps
7 12 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
7 12 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.21%) SaaS
9 9 (0.19%) Yammer
10 5 (0.11%) IaaS
11 4 (0.085%) Google Drive
11 4 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.042%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.042%) PaaS
14 1 (0.021%) Route 53
14 1 (0.021%) Symantec.cloud
14 1 (0.021%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1231 (26.02%) DNS
2 1112 (23.50%) Firewall
3 1035 (21.88%) SAN
4 929 (19.64%) TCP/IP
5 895 (18.92%) DHCP
6 753 (15.92%) WAN
7 752 (15.90%) LAN
8 566 (11.96%) VPN
9 328 (6.93%) Internet
10 292 (6.17%) NAS
11 234 (4.95%) Wireless
12 228 (4.82%) VLAN
13 225 (4.76%) VoIP
14 197 (4.16%) iSCSI
15 115 (2.43%) MPLS
16 109 (2.30%) Network Security
17 102 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
18 91 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
19 89 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
19 89 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1175 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 492 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 391 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 174 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 121 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 83 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 83 (1.75%) MySQL
8 79 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 53 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 46 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 35 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
16 19 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (0.38%) EDRMS
17 18 (0.38%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 43 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 40 (0.85%) Subversion
3 39 (0.82%) JIRA
4 35 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 32 (0.68%) Hudson
7 23 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 22 (0.47%) MSI
9 17 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 15 (0.32%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.32%) InstallShield
11 10 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.19%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.19%) TestDirector
13 8 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
13 8 (0.17%) Facilita Forecast
14 6 (0.13%) Selenium
14 6 (0.13%) NUnit
15 5 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
16 4 (0.085%) Oracle Forms
General
1 713 (15.07%) Finance
2 160 (3.38%) Law
3 148 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 136 (2.87%) Retail
5 129 (2.73%) Legal
6 103 (2.18%) Advertising
7 99 (2.09%) Banking
8 90 (1.90%) Back Office
9 68 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 42 (0.89%) Marketing
11 37 (0.78%) Electronics
12 34 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.55%) Billing
14 25 (0.53%) Publishing
15 21 (0.44%) Games
16 15 (0.32%) French Language
17 13 (0.27%) German Language
18 11 (0.23%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.19%) Investment Banking
19 9 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 891 (18.83%) Support Engineer
2 823 (17.40%) Analyst
3 546 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 445 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 409 (8.65%) Support Analyst
6 350 (7.40%) IT Support
7 343 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 300 (6.34%) Administrator
9 258 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
10 243 (5.14%) Technical Support
11 206 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 199 (4.21%) Consultant
13 196 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
14 189 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 188 (3.97%) Server Engineer
16 155 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
16 155 (3.28%) Desktop Support
17 143 (3.02%) DBA
18 136 (2.87%) IT Support Engineer
19 127 (2.68%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (4.86%) .NET
2 131 (2.77%) HTML
3 111 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 108 (2.28%) XML
5 90 (1.90%) Web Services
6 68 (1.44%) XSLT
7 52 (1.10%) CSS
8 46 (0.97%) COM
9 33 (0.70%) jQuery
10 31 (0.66%) Application Packaging
11 26 (0.55%) LAMP
12 23 (0.49%) Ajax
13 20 (0.42%) Software Packaging
13 20 (0.42%) .NET Framework
14 19 (0.40%) SOAP
15 17 (0.36%) J2EE
15 17 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (0.36%) HTML5
16 16 (0.34%) MAPI
17 14 (0.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 422 (8.92%) Data Centre
2 413 (8.73%) Blackberry
3 388 (8.20%) Clustering
4 322 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (3.15%) Replication
6 119 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 113 (2.39%) iPhone
8 84 (1.78%) Fat Client
8 84 (1.78%) Thin Client
9 80 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 60 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 54 (1.14%) Statistics
12 51 (1.08%) iPad
13 46 (0.97%) AS400
14 45 (0.95%) PDA
15 44 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 44 (0.93%) N-Tier
16 38 (0.80%) EqualLogic
17 32 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4731 (100.00%) Windows
2 3853 (81.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2156 (45.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1061 (22.43%) Windows 7
5 1004 (21.22%) Windows XP
6 715 (15.11%) Linux
7 617 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 306 (6.47%) Windows Vista
9 244 (5.16%) UNIX
10 213 (4.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 206 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 176 (3.72%) Windows 2000
13 138 (2.92%) Android
14 135 (2.85%) Mac OS X
15 90 (1.90%) Solaris
16 71 (1.50%) CentOS
17 65 (1.37%) Debian
17 65 (1.37%) Ubuntu
18 64 (1.35%) Apple iOS
19 56 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1087 (22.98%) ITIL
2 324 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 292 (6.17%) Service Delivery
4 218 (4.61%) Migration
5 212 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 183 (3.87%) Project Management
7 164 (3.47%) Change Management
8 162 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 143 (3.02%) Mentoring
10 137 (2.90%) CRM
11 136 (2.87%) Incident Management
12 125 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
13 123 (2.60%) Service Management
13 123 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
14 119 (2.52%) Time Management
14 119 (2.52%) Load Balancing
15 113 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
16 110 (2.33%) Business Continuity
17 102 (2.16%) Change Control
18 100 (2.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1197 (25.30%) SQL
2 432 (9.13%) PowerShell
3 156 (3.30%) VBScript
4 147 (3.11%) C#
5 133 (2.81%) Perl
6 120 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 116 (2.45%) VB
8 111 (2.35%) Java
9 110 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 104 (2.20%) C
11 87 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 76 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 60 (1.27%) PHP
14 54 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 36 (0.76%) Ruby
16 32 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 28 (0.59%) VBA
17 28 (0.59%) Python
18 21 (0.44%) C++
18 21 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 937 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 602 (12.72%) MCSE
3 423 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (8.05%) CCNA
5 354 (7.48%) Security Cleared
6 342 (7.23%) MCP
7 325 (6.87%) MCITP
8 303 (6.40%) MCSA
9 298 (6.30%) Degree
10 253 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 241 (5.09%) SC Cleared
12 127 (2.68%) DV Cleared
13 123 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
14 113 (2.39%) CCNP
15 109 (2.30%) MCTS
16 104 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
17 100 (2.11%) CCA
18 70 (1.48%) VCP5
19 46 (0.97%) A+ Certification
20 28 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (10.67%) SLA
2 55 (1.16%) QA
3 40 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.30%) COBIT
7 8 (0.17%) GPG13
8 5 (0.11%) TickIT
9 3 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2941 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 1558 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 807 (17.06%) Hyper-V
4 604 (12.77%) vSphere
5 478 (10.10%) XenApp
6 398 (8.41%) VMware ESX
7 270 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 212 (4.48%) XenDesktop
9 187 (3.95%) XenServer
10 166 (3.51%) Terminal Services
11 104 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 92 (1.94%) ISA Server
13 83 (1.75%) VMware Server
14 59 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
15 56 (1.18%) Terminal Server
16 54 (1.14%) vCloud
17 53 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 51 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 51 (1.08%) Samba
19 45 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 548 (11.58%) SCCM
2 350 (7.40%) SCOM
3 264 (5.58%) Backup Exec
4 145 (3.06%) NetBackup
5 126 (2.66%) WSUS
6 91 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 64 (1.35%) Puppet
8 60 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 56 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
10 54 (1.14%) HP SIM
10 54 (1.14%) Nagios
11 48 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 43 (0.91%) SCVMM
13 42 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 38 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 37 (0.78%) FortiGate
16 35 (0.74%) Opsview
16 35 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
17 33 (0.70%) Tivoli
18 30 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2746 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 2412 (50.98%) VMware
3 1318 (27.86%) Citrix
4 1188 (25.11%) Cisco
5 764 (16.15%) HP
6 410 (8.67%) Symantec
7 343 (7.25%) Oracle
8 326 (6.89%) Dell
9 312 (6.59%) NetApp
10 270 (5.71%) Juniper
11 243 (5.14%) EMC
12 225 (4.76%) Red Hat
13 195 (4.12%) IBM
14 185 (3.91%) CheckPoint
15 174 (3.68%) Apple
16 132 (2.79%) Veeam
17 122 (2.58%) Avaya
18 94 (1.99%) McAfee
19 85 (1.80%) Sophos
19 85 (1.80%) F5
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Travel Season Ticket Loan+Bupa Health
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago