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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 131 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2444 3105 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.59% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 9.75% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 2638 3299
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,480 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
29663 31830 30499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.51% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24796 26553 25565
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -28 2279 £37,500 +7.14% 277
London -32 877 £41,000 -2.38% 76
South East -12 583 £37,500 +7.14% 68
South West +45 216 £30,500 +1.66% 23
City of London +3 211 £42,500 -7.60% 18
East of England -32 178 £40,000 +21.21% 22
Hampshire +3 171 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Berkshire -22 163 £47,500 +31.94% 17
Yorkshire -33 155 £30,000 - 17
North West -59 108 £31,250 +11.60% 34
West Yorkshire -16 98 £30,000 +1.69% 9
Surrey -14 94 £30,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands -41 93 £35,000 +14.75% 17
Reading -27 80 £39,500 -3.06% 8
Wales +38 76 £36,000 +9.09% 10
South Wales +36 73 £36,000 +9.09% 9
Gloucestershire +29 71 £31,500 - 9
Leeds -30 64 £30,000 +7.14% 8
Hertfordshire -34 62 £40,000 +25.00% 11
Manchester -44 62 £32,500 +18.18% 16
East Midlands -39 60 £27,500 -29.03% 16
Essex -9 54 £50,000 +28.20% 2
West Sussex +3 53 £26,500 -8.62% 4
Winchester +13 48 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Cheltenham +34 45 £32,000 +1.58% 4
Wiltshire +16 45 £34,000 +25.92% 3
Buckinghamshire -33 45 £34,000 -9.33% 10
Scotland -5 44 £29,500 -13.23% 7
Cardiff +18 41 £36,000 +9.09% 5
Somerset +24 39 £32,250 +34.37% 1

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5019 (100.00%) Windows
2 4074 (81.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3135 (62.46%) Active Directory
4 2906 (57.90%) Microsoft
5 2523 (50.27%) VMware
6 2199 (43.81%) MS Exchange
7 2175 (43.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1631 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1398 (27.85%) Citrix
10 1356 (27.02%) DNS
11 1328 (26.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1289 (25.68%) SQL
13 1255 (25.00%) Cisco
14 1229 (24.49%) SQL Server
15 1178 (23.47%) MS Excel
16 1177 (23.45%) Firewall
17 1139 (22.69%) Windows 7
18 1117 (22.26%) ITIL
19 1105 (22.02%) Windows XP
20 1078 (21.48%) MS Office
21 1066 (21.24%) SAN
22 993 (19.78%) TCP/IP
23 983 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 959 (19.11%) DHCP
25 902 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
26 852 (16.98%) Hyper-V
27 826 (16.46%) HP
28 794 (15.82%) LAN
29 779 (15.52%) Finance
30 773 (15.40%) WAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2199 (43.81%) MS Exchange
2 1328 (26.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 902 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 692 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 691 (13.77%) IIS
6 552 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 516 (10.28%) SharePoint
8 359 (7.15%) Lync
9 232 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 172 (3.43%) Apache
11 79 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 78 (1.55%) Tomcat
13 73 (1.45%) WorkSite
14 67 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
15 61 (1.22%) WebSphere
16 54 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
17 50 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
18 46 (0.92%) IBM Notes
19 40 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
20 36 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1178 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 1078 (21.48%) MS Office
3 40 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.62%) MS Project
5 29 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.100%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.060%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 52 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 7 (0.14%) Eikon
7 7 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
7 7 (0.14%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.12%) Maximo
9 5 (0.100%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.080%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.080%) Agresso
10 4 (0.080%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.060%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.060%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.040%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.040%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 283 (5.64%) Office 365
2 62 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (0.90%) Mimecast
6 23 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.28%) SaaS
8 12 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
8 12 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.12%) IaaS
9 6 (0.12%) Yammer
10 5 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.080%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.040%) PaaS
13 1 (0.020%) GitHub
13 1 (0.020%) Symantec.cloud
13 1 (0.020%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.020%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1356 (27.02%) DNS
2 1177 (23.45%) Firewall
3 1066 (21.24%) SAN
4 993 (19.78%) TCP/IP
5 959 (19.11%) DHCP
6 794 (15.82%) LAN
7 773 (15.40%) WAN
8 580 (11.56%) VPN
9 356 (7.09%) Internet
10 283 (5.64%) NAS
11 249 (4.96%) Wireless
12 240 (4.78%) VLAN
13 223 (4.44%) VoIP
14 200 (3.98%) iSCSI
15 115 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (2.23%) MPLS
17 105 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
18 103 (2.05%) Network Security
19 102 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
20 90 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1229 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 502 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 450 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 184 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 124 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (1.79%) MySQL
6 90 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 89 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 88 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 78 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 41 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (0.68%) EDRMS
15 33 (0.66%) IDOL
16 28 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 18 (0.36%) DB2
18 18 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (0.84%) JIRA
2 41 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 35 (0.70%) Subversion
4 34 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 28 (0.56%) Hudson
6 28 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (0.36%) MSI
9 14 (0.28%) TestDirector
10 12 (0.24%) InstallShield
11 10 (0.20%) Selenium
12 8 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.16%) Facilita Forecast
12 8 (0.16%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.14%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.12%) NUnit
15 5 (0.100%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (0.100%) MSTest
General
1 779 (15.52%) Finance
2 191 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 166 (3.31%) Law
4 149 (2.97%) Retail
5 128 (2.55%) Legal
6 113 (2.25%) Banking
7 111 (2.21%) Advertising
8 86 (1.71%) Back Office
9 69 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 59 (1.18%) Marketing
11 47 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.80%) Electronics
13 25 (0.50%) Billing
13 25 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.48%) Publishing
15 22 (0.44%) Games
16 14 (0.28%) Front Office
17 13 (0.26%) German Language
18 11 (0.22%) French Language
19 10 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 963 (19.19%) Support Engineer
2 888 (17.69%) Analyst
3 551 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 463 (9.22%) Support Analyst
5 442 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 391 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 388 (7.73%) IT Support
8 295 (5.88%) Administrator
9 277 (5.52%) Technical Support
10 263 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
11 220 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 206 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 204 (4.06%) Consultant
14 203 (4.04%) Server Engineer
15 200 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
16 174 (3.47%) Desktop Support
17 162 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
18 149 (2.97%) DBA
19 135 (2.69%) Network Engineer
20 132 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (4.58%) .NET
2 133 (2.65%) HTML
3 111 (2.21%) ASP.NET
4 106 (2.11%) XML
5 89 (1.77%) Web Services
6 66 (1.32%) XSLT
7 48 (0.96%) CSS
8 42 (0.84%) COM
9 30 (0.60%) jQuery
10 29 (0.58%) Application Packaging
11 27 (0.54%) J2EE
12 26 (0.52%) LAMP
13 20 (0.40%) Software Packaging
14 18 (0.36%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.34%) Ajax
15 17 (0.34%) SOAP
16 16 (0.32%) HTML5
17 15 (0.30%) MAPI
18 13 (0.26%) EDI
18 13 (0.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 459 (9.15%) Clustering
2 435 (8.67%) Blackberry
3 359 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (2.99%) Replication
5 132 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 108 (2.15%) iPhone
7 90 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 90 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 89 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 87 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 55 (1.10%) Statistics
11 46 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 44 (0.88%) iPad
12 44 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 42 (0.84%) AS400
13 42 (0.84%) PDA
14 32 (0.64%) EqualLogic
15 30 (0.60%) Wiki
16 29 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
17 27 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5019 (100.00%) Windows
2 4074 (81.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2175 (43.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1139 (22.69%) Windows 7
5 1105 (22.02%) Windows XP
6 738 (14.70%) Linux
7 630 (12.55%) Windows 8
8 345 (6.87%) Windows Vista
9 269 (5.36%) UNIX
10 243 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
11 205 (4.08%) Windows 2000
12 187 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 145 (2.89%) Mac OS X
14 130 (2.59%) Android
15 87 (1.73%) Solaris
16 82 (1.63%) CentOS
17 64 (1.28%) Apple iOS
18 61 (1.22%) Ubuntu
19 55 (1.10%) Debian
20 52 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1117 (22.26%) ITIL
2 322 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 286 (5.70%) Service Delivery
4 240 (4.78%) Migration
5 234 (4.66%) Problem Management
6 179 (3.57%) Project Management
7 171 (3.41%) Change Management
8 168 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 152 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 145 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
11 138 (2.75%) Incident Management
12 137 (2.73%) Service Management
13 135 (2.69%) CRM
13 135 (2.69%) Time Management
14 117 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
14 117 (2.33%) Load Balancing
15 113 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
16 111 (2.21%) Change Control
17 109 (2.17%) Business Continuity
18 107 (2.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1289 (25.68%) SQL
2 465 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 172 (3.43%) VBScript
4 147 (2.93%) C#
5 133 (2.65%) Perl
6 126 (2.51%) VB
7 116 (2.31%) Java
8 115 (2.29%) JavaScript
8 115 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 115 (2.29%) C
9 76 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 68 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 63 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 62 (1.24%) PHP
13 38 (0.76%) Ruby
14 32 (0.64%) Python
15 26 (0.52%) C++
16 25 (0.50%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.48%) VBA
18 20 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 983 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 676 (13.47%) MCSE
3 428 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
4 425 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 378 (7.53%) CCNA
6 371 (7.39%) MCP
7 361 (7.19%) MCITP
8 331 (6.59%) Degree
9 315 (6.28%) SC Cleared
10 314 (6.26%) MCSA
11 243 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 177 (3.53%) DV Cleared
13 138 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
14 123 (2.45%) CCNP
15 120 (2.39%) MCTS
16 110 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
17 106 (2.11%) CCA
18 56 (1.12%) VCP5
19 36 (0.72%) A+ Certification
20 35 (0.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (9.38%) SLA
2 53 (1.06%) QA
3 52 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 29 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.22%) COBIT
7 8 (0.16%) GPG13
7 8 (0.16%) TickIT
8 5 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3135 (62.46%) Active Directory
2 1631 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 852 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 596 (11.87%) vSphere
5 491 (9.78%) XenApp
6 395 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 279 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 226 (4.50%) XenDesktop
9 182 (3.63%) XenServer
10 154 (3.07%) Terminal Services
11 109 (2.17%) ISA Server
12 102 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 79 (1.57%) VMware Server
14 59 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 48 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
15 48 (0.96%) vCloud
16 47 (0.94%) Samba
17 46 (0.92%) Xen
18 44 (0.88%) Terminal Server
18 44 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 589 (11.74%) SCCM
2 376 (7.49%) SCOM
3 298 (5.94%) Backup Exec
4 169 (3.37%) NetBackup
5 152 (3.03%) WSUS
6 95 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 76 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 75 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 68 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 63 (1.26%) Nagios
11 59 (1.18%) Puppet
12 54 (1.08%) HP SIM
13 52 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
14 48 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 43 (0.86%) Opsview
16 41 (0.82%) SCVMM
17 39 (0.78%) Tivoli
18 37 (0.74%) FortiGate
19 35 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
20 31 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2906 (57.90%) Microsoft
2 2523 (50.27%) VMware
3 1398 (27.85%) Citrix
4 1255 (25.00%) Cisco
5 826 (16.46%) HP
6 450 (8.97%) Symantec
7 360 (7.17%) Oracle
8 346 (6.89%) Dell
9 312 (6.22%) NetApp
10 279 (5.56%) Juniper
11 251 (5.00%) EMC
12 233 (4.64%) Red Hat
13 211 (4.20%) IBM
14 204 (4.06%) CheckPoint
15 176 (3.51%) Apple
16 131 (2.61%) Avaya
17 118 (2.35%) Veeam
18 109 (2.17%) McAfee
19 97 (1.93%) Sophos
20 87 (1.73%) Mitel
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Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
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