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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 131 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2378 3106 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 2.75% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 10.28% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2650 3078
Average salary £37,200 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £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
29054 30210 29276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 26.76% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24360 25049 24548
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 30 March 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 2220 £37,500 +5.63% 294
London -31 894 £40,000 -2.43% 81
South East -22 542 £37,500 +4.16% 75
City of London -24 213 £42,500 -5.55% 28
South West +14 168 £33,500 +15.51% 33
Yorkshire -29 163 £30,000 +0.33% 26
East of England -34 155 £40,000 +21.21% 18
Hampshire -10 148 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Berkshire -35 144 £46,500 +29.16% 23
North West -33 131 £31,500 +10.52% 25
West Yorkshire -24 108 £30,000 +7.14% 14
Surrey -7 96 £32,500 -18.75% 11
West Midlands -23 94 £32,500 - 20
Manchester -33 81 £32,500 +18.18% 8
Wales +45 76 £36,000 +20.00% 8
South Wales +42 75 £36,000 +10.76% 7
Reading -46 66 £40,000 +8.10% 9
Leeds -40 61 £30,000 +22.44% 11
East Midlands -43 60 £27,500 -21.42% 12
Gloucestershire +18 54 £33,500 +9.83% 10
Buckinghamshire -36 51 £34,000 -2.85% 14
West Sussex +10 50 £26,500 -11.66% 3
Scotland -12 48 £29,000 -17.14% 7
Essex -13 48 £50,000 +30.71% 2
Hertfordshire -39 47 £39,000 +20.93% 5
Cardiff +29 44 £36,000 +9.09% 5
Winchester +11 40 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Cheltenham +29 37 £33,500 +13.55% 5
Bristol +10 37 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Milton Keynes -6 37 £34,000 -19.52% 2

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5104 (100.00%) Windows
2 4109 (80.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 3212 (62.93%) Active Directory
4 2954 (57.88%) Microsoft
5 2518 (49.33%) VMware
6 2258 (44.24%) MS Exchange
7 2162 (42.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1622 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1460 (28.61%) Citrix
10 1445 (28.31%) DNS
11 1366 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1321 (25.88%) SQL
13 1270 (24.88%) SQL Server
14 1238 (24.26%) Cisco
15 1224 (23.98%) Firewall
16 1184 (23.20%) MS Excel
17 1154 (22.61%) Windows 7
18 1150 (22.53%) Windows XP
19 1139 (22.32%) ITIL
20 1076 (21.08%) MS Office
21 1064 (20.85%) SAN
22 1008 (19.75%) TCP/IP
23 1007 (19.73%) DHCP
24 975 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
25 900 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2007
26 842 (16.50%) HP
27 804 (15.75%) Hyper-V
28 796 (15.60%) LAN
29 790 (15.48%) Finance
30 765 (14.99%) WAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2258 (44.24%) MS Exchange
2 1366 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 900 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 721 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 682 (13.36%) IIS
6 551 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 503 (9.86%) SharePoint
8 351 (6.88%) Lync
9 243 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 189 (3.70%) Apache
11 90 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 83 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 73 (1.43%) WorkSite
14 63 (1.23%) WebSphere
15 62 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
16 55 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
17 48 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
18 43 (0.84%) IBM Notes
19 39 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
20 35 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1184 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 1076 (21.08%) MS Office
3 50 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.71%) MS Project
5 27 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.078%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.059%) SPSS
9 2 (0.039%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 13 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.16%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.16%) SalesLogix
9 7 (0.14%) Eikon
10 6 (0.12%) Maximo
10 6 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.078%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.078%) MFGPRO
11 4 (0.078%) HiPortfolio
11 4 (0.078%) GoldMine
12 3 (0.059%) Epicor Vantage
12 3 (0.059%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.039%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 240 (4.70%) Office 365
2 59 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.49%) Google Apps
6 19 (0.37%) SaaS
7 13 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
7 13 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.16%) IaaS
9 5 (0.098%) Yammer
10 4 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.039%) PaaS
11 2 (0.039%) GitHub
12 1 (0.020%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1445 (28.31%) DNS
2 1224 (23.98%) Firewall
3 1064 (20.85%) SAN
4 1008 (19.75%) TCP/IP
5 1007 (19.73%) DHCP
6 796 (15.60%) LAN
7 765 (14.99%) WAN
8 602 (11.79%) VPN
9 370 (7.25%) Internet
10 273 (5.35%) NAS
11 253 (4.96%) VLAN
12 243 (4.76%) Wireless
13 222 (4.35%) VoIP
14 212 (4.15%) iSCSI
15 119 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
16 113 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
17 111 (2.17%) Network Security
18 108 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
19 100 (1.96%) SMTP
20 97 (1.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1270 (24.88%) SQL Server
2 545 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 483 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 197 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 119 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (1.92%) MySQL
7 96 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 95 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 87 (1.70%) Oracle Database
10 81 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.78%) IDOL
11 40 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (0.78%) EDRMS
12 35 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 34 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 33 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (0.45%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.41%) DB2
16 21 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (0.76%) JIRA
2 38 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 38 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 33 (0.65%) Subversion
4 26 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 25 (0.49%) Hudson
6 22 (0.43%) TestDirector
7 16 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 15 (0.29%) MSI
9 10 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.16%) WinRunner
11 8 (0.16%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.16%) StarTeam
11 8 (0.16%) Selenium
11 8 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
12 7 (0.14%) Toad
13 6 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.098%) SpecFlow
General
1 790 (15.48%) Finance
2 212 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 167 (3.27%) Law
4 154 (3.02%) Retail
5 127 (2.49%) Legal
6 114 (2.23%) Banking
7 105 (2.06%) Advertising
8 79 (1.55%) Back Office
9 71 (1.39%) Marketing
10 69 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 57 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 45 (0.88%) Electronics
13 27 (0.53%) Publishing
14 26 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 21 (0.41%) Games
16 18 (0.35%) Billing
17 15 (0.29%) German Language
18 14 (0.27%) Front Office
19 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
20 8 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 975 (19.10%) Support Engineer
2 945 (18.51%) Analyst
3 551 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 518 (10.15%) Support Analyst
5 429 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 402 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 393 (7.70%) IT Support
8 305 (5.98%) Technical Support
9 297 (5.82%) Administrator
10 249 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 234 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 227 (4.45%) Consultant
13 193 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 192 (3.76%) Server Engineer
15 189 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
16 174 (3.41%) Desktop Support
17 173 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
18 158 (3.10%) Applications Support
19 150 (2.94%) DBA
20 140 (2.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (4.80%) .NET
2 129 (2.53%) HTML
3 110 (2.16%) ASP.NET
4 103 (2.02%) XML
5 81 (1.59%) Web Services
6 56 (1.10%) XSLT
7 44 (0.86%) CSS
8 37 (0.72%) COM
9 29 (0.57%) LAMP
9 29 (0.57%) jQuery
10 26 (0.51%) Application Packaging
10 26 (0.51%) J2EE
11 17 (0.33%) Software Packaging
12 16 (0.31%) .NET Framework
13 15 (0.29%) HTML5
14 14 (0.27%) SOAP
15 13 (0.25%) EDI
15 13 (0.25%) Ajax
16 12 (0.24%) MAPI
16 12 (0.24%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 504 (9.87%) Clustering
2 445 (8.72%) Blackberry
3 384 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (2.98%) Replication
5 138 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 115 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 112 (2.19%) iPhone
8 84 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 84 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 76 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 50 (0.98%) iPad
11 49 (0.96%) Statistics
12 48 (0.94%) Hedge funds
13 41 (0.80%) N-Tier
14 40 (0.78%) AS400
15 39 (0.76%) PDA
16 33 (0.65%) EqualLogic
17 31 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
18 27 (0.53%) Open Source
19 25 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5104 (100.00%) Windows
2 4109 (80.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2162 (42.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1154 (22.61%) Windows 7
5 1150 (22.53%) Windows XP
6 750 (14.69%) Linux
7 613 (12.01%) Windows 8
8 352 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 291 (5.70%) UNIX
10 267 (5.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 210 (4.11%) Windows 2000
12 170 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 147 (2.88%) Mac OS X
14 129 (2.53%) Android
15 90 (1.76%) CentOS
16 88 (1.72%) Solaris
17 68 (1.33%) Apple iOS
18 60 (1.18%) Ubuntu
19 54 (1.06%) Debian
20 51 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1139 (22.32%) ITIL
2 329 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 272 (5.33%) Service Delivery
4 254 (4.98%) Migration
5 227 (4.45%) Problem Management
6 181 (3.55%) Project Management
7 175 (3.43%) Change Management
8 158 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
9 145 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 141 (2.76%) Mentoring
10 141 (2.76%) Service Management
11 136 (2.66%) Time Management
12 132 (2.59%) CRM
13 128 (2.51%) Load Balancing
14 126 (2.47%) Incident Management
15 118 (2.31%) Business Continuity
16 112 (2.19%) Change Control
17 104 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
18 102 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
19 98 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1321 (25.88%) SQL
2 480 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 167 (3.27%) VBScript
4 153 (3.00%) C#
5 137 (2.68%) Perl
6 121 (2.37%) T-SQL
7 120 (2.35%) VB
8 117 (2.29%) Java
9 116 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 114 (2.23%) C
11 73 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 72 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 69 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 58 (1.14%) PHP
15 38 (0.74%) Ruby
16 31 (0.61%) PL/SQL
17 29 (0.57%) Python
18 26 (0.51%) C++
19 25 (0.49%) VBA
20 20 (0.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 975 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 676 (13.24%) MCSE
3 455 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 414 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 382 (7.48%) MCP
6 369 (7.23%) MCITP
7 365 (7.15%) Degree
8 360 (7.05%) CCNA
9 352 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 317 (6.21%) MCSA
11 236 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 196 (3.84%) DV Cleared
13 137 (2.68%) MCTS
14 123 (2.41%) CCNP
15 120 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
16 118 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
17 110 (2.16%) CCA
18 54 (1.06%) VCP5
19 38 (0.74%) NCDA
20 31 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (9.03%) SLA
2 57 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.04%) QA
4 43 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 29 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.20%) TickIT
7 8 (0.16%) COBIT
8 6 (0.12%) GPG13
8 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.039%) EMIR
10 2 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3212 (62.93%) Active Directory
2 1622 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 804 (15.75%) Hyper-V
4 589 (11.54%) vSphere
5 519 (10.17%) XenApp
6 390 (7.64%) VMware ESX
7 276 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 218 (4.27%) XenDesktop
9 180 (3.53%) XenServer
10 147 (2.88%) Terminal Services
11 108 (2.12%) ISA Server
12 92 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 68 (1.33%) VMware Server
14 62 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 50 (0.98%) Xen
16 48 (0.94%) vCloud
17 41 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 40 (0.78%) Samba
19 38 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
20 34 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 572 (11.21%) SCCM
2 353 (6.92%) SCOM
3 296 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 185 (3.62%) NetBackup
5 168 (3.29%) WSUS
6 112 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 95 (1.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 79 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 72 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 70 (1.37%) Nagios
11 60 (1.18%) HP SIM
11 60 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 55 (1.08%) Puppet
13 47 (0.92%) Opsview
14 45 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
15 38 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
15 38 (0.74%) Tivoli
16 36 (0.71%) SCVMM
16 36 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
16 36 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2954 (57.88%) Microsoft
2 2518 (49.33%) VMware
3 1460 (28.61%) Citrix
4 1238 (24.26%) Cisco
5 842 (16.50%) HP
6 478 (9.37%) Symantec
7 350 (6.86%) Oracle
8 343 (6.72%) Dell
9 321 (6.29%) NetApp
10 265 (5.19%) Juniper
11 257 (5.04%) EMC
12 236 (4.62%) Red Hat
13 218 (4.27%) IBM
14 196 (3.84%) CheckPoint
15 190 (3.72%) Apple
16 127 (2.49%) McAfee
17 122 (2.39%) Avaya
18 111 (2.17%) Veeam
19 107 (2.10%) Sophos
20 96 (1.88%) Veritas
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
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