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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 126 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2408 3071 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 2.91% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.45% 10.81% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2580 2848
Average salary £37,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
28509 28416 28148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 26.90% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23829 23384 23637
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 5 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 5 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 -34 2243 £37,000 +0.33% 276
London -22 910 £40,000 -2.43% 86
South East -20 542 £37,500 - 67
City of London -21 207 £42,500 -5.55% 26
Yorkshire -33 171 £30,000 +0.33% 14
Berkshire -15 161 £40,000 +6.66% 19
South West -4 151 £35,000 +16.66% 33
North West -34 139 £32,500 +11.11% 36
Hampshire -25 135 £40,000 +14.28% 12
East of England -49 135 £40,000 +17.64% 17
West Yorkshire -21 121 £30,000 +16.50% 10
West Midlands +11 117 £31,250 -3.84% 15
Surrey +5 117 £33,500 -16.25% 19
Wales +39 78 £38,000 +16.92% 4
South Wales +38 78 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Manchester -39 77 £32,500 +18.18% 16
Reading -36 72 £40,000 +7.38% 12
Leeds -44 65 £30,000 +30.43% 7
East Midlands -45 58 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Scotland -24 55 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Cardiff +19 46 £38,000 -3.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -28 44 £34,250 +0.73% 6
Gloucestershire +13 43 £33,500 +4.68% 11
Essex -23 42 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Bracknell +10 40 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire -19 40 £42,500 +41.66% 14
Wiltshire +2 39 £37,750 +16.15% 4
Bristol +2 38 £37,500 -12.79% 9
Hertfordshire -57 38 £38,000 +16.92% 8
West Sussex -5 37 £26,500 -20.89% 3

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 5283 (100.00%) Windows
2 4239 (80.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3273 (61.95%) Active Directory
4 3025 (57.26%) Microsoft
5 2594 (49.10%) VMware
6 2345 (44.39%) MS Exchange
7 2173 (41.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1653 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1551 (29.36%) Citrix
10 1509 (28.56%) DNS
11 1408 (26.65%) SQL
12 1368 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1337 (25.31%) SQL Server
14 1258 (23.81%) Firewall
15 1247 (23.60%) Cisco
16 1245 (23.57%) Windows XP
17 1238 (23.43%) MS Excel
18 1165 (22.05%) Windows 7
19 1153 (21.82%) ITIL
20 1082 (20.48%) MS Office
21 1076 (20.37%) SAN
22 1045 (19.78%) DHCP
23 1012 (19.16%) TCP/IP
24 979 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 925 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2007
26 878 (16.62%) HP
27 826 (15.64%) Finance
28 815 (15.43%) LAN
29 791 (14.97%) Hyper-V
30 788 (14.92%) WAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 2345 (44.39%) MS Exchange
2 1368 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 925 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 732 (13.86%) IIS
5 728 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 569 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 519 (9.82%) SharePoint
8 359 (6.80%) Lync
9 249 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 212 (4.01%) Apache
11 112 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 86 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 68 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
13 68 (1.29%) WorkSite
14 66 (1.25%) WebSphere
15 56 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
16 52 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
17 43 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
18 42 (0.80%) IBM Notes
19 38 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 1238 (23.43%) MS Excel
2 1082 (20.48%) MS Office
3 52 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.72%) MS Project
5 23 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.11%) SPSS
6 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.057%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.038%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 56 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.28%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 14 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.21%) SalesLogix
7 9 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.15%) Maximo
9 7 (0.13%) Eikon
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.076%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.076%) GoldMine
12 4 (0.076%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.076%) MFGPRO
13 3 (0.057%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
14 2 (0.038%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 222 (4.20%) Office 365
2 53 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 17 (0.32%) SaaS
7 15 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
8 9 (0.17%) IaaS
9 4 (0.076%) Yammer
10 3 (0.057%) GitHub
11 2 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.038%) PaaS
12 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1509 (28.56%) DNS
2 1258 (23.81%) Firewall
3 1076 (20.37%) SAN
4 1045 (19.78%) DHCP
5 1012 (19.16%) TCP/IP
6 815 (15.43%) LAN
7 788 (14.92%) WAN
8 627 (11.87%) VPN
9 413 (7.82%) Internet
10 269 (5.09%) NAS
11 261 (4.94%) VLAN
12 250 (4.73%) VoIP
13 249 (4.71%) Wireless
14 208 (3.94%) iSCSI
15 137 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
16 111 (2.10%) Network Security
16 111 (2.10%) SSL
17 106 (2.01%) MPLS
18 105 (1.99%) SMTP
19 102 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1337 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 579 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 501 (9.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 202 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 115 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 111 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 105 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 105 (1.99%) MySQL
8 85 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 78 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (0.97%) EDRMS
10 51 (0.97%) IDOL
11 37 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 28 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (0.45%) MS Access
17 23 (0.44%) DB2
17 23 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (0.95%) LoadRunner
2 37 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 37 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.66%) TestDirector
4 34 (0.64%) Subversion
5 33 (0.62%) JIRA
6 24 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 21 (0.40%) Hudson
9 20 (0.38%) WinRunner
10 16 (0.30%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.28%) MSI
11 15 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (0.28%) Toad
12 9 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
13 8 (0.15%) StarTeam
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.15%) PVCS
13 8 (0.15%) JDeveloper
General
1 826 (15.64%) Finance
2 235 (4.45%) Telecoms
3 173 (3.27%) Law
4 167 (3.16%) Retail
5 116 (2.20%) Legal
6 112 (2.12%) Banking
7 99 (1.87%) Advertising
8 80 (1.51%) Marketing
9 74 (1.40%) Back Office
10 65 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.89%) Electronics
13 25 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.45%) Publishing
15 18 (0.34%) Games
16 16 (0.30%) German Language
16 16 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.28%) Front Office
18 14 (0.27%) Billing
19 11 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1005 (19.02%) Support Engineer
2 982 (18.59%) Analyst
3 550 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 529 (10.01%) Support Analyst
5 425 (8.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 414 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 402 (7.61%) IT Support
8 301 (5.70%) Technical Support
9 294 (5.57%) Administrator
10 252 (4.77%) Consultant
11 251 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 248 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
13 203 (3.84%) Server Engineer
14 181 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 181 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
15 178 (3.37%) Applications Support
16 173 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
17 157 (2.97%) Desktop Support
18 153 (2.90%) Network Engineer
19 151 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (5.09%) .NET
2 129 (2.44%) HTML
3 113 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 106 (2.01%) XML
5 84 (1.59%) Web Services
6 51 (0.97%) XSLT
7 45 (0.85%) CSS
8 30 (0.57%) jQuery
9 29 (0.55%) COM
10 26 (0.49%) Application Packaging
11 24 (0.45%) J2EE
12 23 (0.44%) LAMP
13 19 (0.36%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.28%) SOAP
14 15 (0.28%) Software Packaging
15 12 (0.23%) WSH
15 12 (0.23%) EDI
16 11 (0.21%) HTML5
16 11 (0.21%) XSL
16 11 (0.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 534 (10.11%) Clustering
2 456 (8.63%) Blackberry
3 421 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (2.88%) Replication
5 137 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 122 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 106 (2.01%) iPhone
8 90 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 90 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 67 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 56 (1.06%) Statistics
11 54 (1.02%) iPad
12 43 (0.81%) Hedge funds
13 37 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 35 (0.66%) PDA
15 33 (0.62%) AS400
16 32 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
17 28 (0.53%) EqualLogic
18 27 (0.51%) Mathematics
19 24 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5283 (100.00%) Windows
2 4239 (80.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 2173 (41.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1245 (23.57%) Windows XP
5 1165 (22.05%) Windows 7
6 772 (14.61%) Linux
7 630 (11.93%) Windows 8
8 388 (7.34%) Windows Vista
9 316 (5.98%) UNIX
10 289 (5.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 232 (4.39%) Windows 2000
12 167 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 139 (2.63%) Mac OS X
14 111 (2.10%) Android
15 95 (1.80%) CentOS
16 93 (1.76%) Solaris
17 65 (1.23%) Apple iOS
18 62 (1.17%) SUSE
19 61 (1.15%) Ubuntu
20 50 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1153 (21.82%) ITIL
2 326 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 276 (5.22%) Service Delivery
4 266 (5.04%) Migration
5 229 (4.33%) Problem Management
6 194 (3.67%) Project Management
7 193 (3.65%) Change Management
8 160 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 150 (2.84%) Time Management
10 149 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
11 140 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 138 (2.61%) CRM
13 133 (2.52%) Service Management
14 131 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
15 125 (2.37%) Load Balancing
16 111 (2.10%) Business Continuity
17 109 (2.06%) Change Control
18 101 (1.91%) Performance Monitoring
19 98 (1.86%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1408 (26.65%) SQL
2 504 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 155 (2.93%) VBScript
4 152 (2.88%) C#
5 139 (2.63%) Perl
6 128 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 123 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 116 (2.20%) VB
9 114 (2.16%) Java
10 106 (2.01%) C
11 75 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 74 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 59 (1.12%) PHP
14 56 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 40 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 30 (0.57%) Ruby
17 26 (0.49%) VBA
18 25 (0.47%) C++
19 22 (0.42%) Python
20 19 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 979 (18.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 675 (12.78%) MCSE
3 505 (9.56%) Security Cleared
4 402 (7.61%) SC Cleared
5 397 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 396 (7.50%) MCP
7 394 (7.46%) Degree
8 352 (6.66%) MCITP
9 331 (6.27%) CCNA
10 313 (5.92%) MCSA
11 242 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 228 (4.32%) DV Cleared
13 135 (2.56%) MCTS
13 135 (2.56%) CCNP
14 125 (2.37%) VCP4
15 122 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
16 111 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
17 108 (2.04%) CCA
18 50 (0.95%) ISEB
18 50 (0.95%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (8.44%) SLA
2 60 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (1.14%) QA
3 49 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.27%) TickIT
6 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.095%) EMIR
7 5 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.076%) COBIT
9 3 (0.057%) GPG13
10 1 (0.019%) BS7799
10 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.019%) GAMP
10 1 (0.019%) GCP
10 1 (0.019%) GMP
System Software
1 3273 (61.95%) Active Directory
2 1653 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 791 (14.97%) Hyper-V
4 608 (11.51%) vSphere
5 553 (10.47%) XenApp
6 401 (7.59%) VMware ESX
7 277 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
8 212 (4.01%) XenDesktop
9 184 (3.48%) XenServer
10 139 (2.63%) Terminal Services
11 114 (2.16%) ISA Server
12 92 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 64 (1.21%) VMware Server
14 63 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 47 (0.89%) vCloud
16 46 (0.87%) Xen
17 42 (0.80%) MetaFrame
18 40 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 35 (0.66%) NFS
19 35 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 594 (11.24%) SCCM
2 364 (6.89%) SCOM
3 289 (5.47%) Backup Exec
4 213 (4.03%) NetBackup
5 191 (3.62%) WSUS
6 123 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 111 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 91 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 73 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 72 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 63 (1.19%) Nagios
12 57 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
13 56 (1.06%) HP SIM
14 54 (1.02%) Puppet
15 51 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
16 50 (0.95%) Opsview
17 46 (0.87%) Tivoli
18 40 (0.76%) FortiGate
19 36 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
19 36 (0.68%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3025 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 2594 (49.10%) VMware
3 1551 (29.36%) Citrix
4 1247 (23.60%) Cisco
5 878 (16.62%) HP
6 506 (9.58%) Symantec
7 372 (7.04%) Dell
8 355 (6.72%) Oracle
9 330 (6.25%) NetApp
10 278 (5.26%) EMC
11 265 (5.02%) Juniper
12 244 (4.62%) Red Hat
13 224 (4.24%) IBM
14 203 (3.84%) CheckPoint
15 185 (3.50%) Apple
16 149 (2.82%) McAfee
17 120 (2.27%) Veritas
17 120 (2.27%) Avaya
18 106 (2.01%) Veeam
19 104 (1.97%) Sophos
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Thornton Heath, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 14 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 15 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Beckenham, Kent
Capita
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £47,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85.00 - £94.00 per day + pool car
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
RS Innovations
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holidays Pension/ /Life Insu
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago