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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 108 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2875 3351 3948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 3.13% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 11.45% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2838 3433
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
30762 29267 31751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.32% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25433 24945 27139
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,534 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 October 2014 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 23 October 2014. 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 -21 2719 £36,250 -3.33% 307
London -38 978 £39,500 -7.05% 85
South East +7 803 £35,000 -5.40% 94
Berkshire +20 325 £39,500 +5.33% 28
Yorkshire -27 235 £35,000 +11.11% 25
City of London -11 215 £45,000 +1.12% 24
West Midlands -14 187 £33,750 -3.57% 21
West Yorkshire -15 174 £31,500 -3.07% 17
Surrey +3 164 £37,500 - 21
East of England -25 163 £32,500 +1.56% 13
Hampshire -20 162 £35,000 - 20
North West -29 148 £32,500 -1.51% 27
South West -5 143 £30,000 +1.69% 34
Leeds -19 133 £38,000 +16.92% 12
Bracknell +15 124 £35,750 +57.14% 3
Reading +8 115 £37,500 -6.25% 16
East Midlands -20 97 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Hertfordshire +14 86 £32,750 +13.91% 6
Manchester -27 78 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Scotland -10 75 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Birmingham -23 70 £28,000 -36.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 61 £30,000 -14.89% 11
Cheshire +8 56 £40,000 +60.00% 8
Edinburgh +33 50 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Milton Keynes +4 45 £30,000 -6.97% 7
Wiltshire +20 43 £27,500 +4.76% 3
Essex -4 39 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Southampton -7 38 £25,750 -26.42% 5
Oxfordshire +21 37 £27,500 -14.06% 2
Wales -13 36 £24,000 -28.88% 12

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 5772 (100.00%) Windows
2 4665 (80.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3204 (55.51%) Active Directory
4 2973 (51.51%) Microsoft
5 2823 (48.91%) VMware
6 2308 (39.99%) MS Exchange
7 1907 (33.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1810 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1790 (31.01%) Citrix
10 1613 (27.95%) DNS
11 1561 (27.04%) SQL Server
12 1518 (26.30%) SQL
13 1450 (25.12%) Windows XP
14 1446 (25.05%) MS Excel
15 1320 (22.87%) Firewall
16 1293 (22.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 1289 (22.33%) Windows 7
18 1209 (20.95%) Cisco
19 1207 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 1205 (20.88%) ITIL
21 1202 (20.82%) TCP/IP
22 1193 (20.67%) MS Office
23 1113 (19.28%) DHCP
24 1078 (18.68%) SAN
25 994 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2007
26 979 (16.96%) Finance
27 914 (15.84%) LAN
28 907 (15.71%) Linux
29 873 (15.12%) WAN
30 868 (15.04%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2308 (39.99%) MS Exchange
2 1293 (22.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 994 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 867 (15.02%) IIS
5 841 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 519 (8.99%) SharePoint
7 487 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 269 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 253 (4.38%) Lync
10 236 (4.09%) Apache
11 152 (2.63%) Tomcat
12 115 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 72 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
14 58 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
15 57 (0.99%) WorkSite
16 56 (0.97%) IBM Notes
17 53 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
18 50 (0.87%) JBoss
19 45 (0.78%) WebLogic
20 44 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1446 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 1193 (20.67%) MS Office
3 65 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (0.81%) MS Project
5 26 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.23%) SPSS
7 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.069%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) Maya
9 3 (0.052%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.035%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 61 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.31%) SAP Business One
2 18 (0.31%) Maximo
3 14 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.24%) SalesLogix
4 13 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.12%) Sage 1000
9 6 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 5 (0.087%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.087%) Line 500
10 5 (0.087%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.035%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 202 (3.50%) Office 365
2 69 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.50%) SaaS
6 26 (0.45%) IaaS
7 17 (0.29%) PaaS
8 6 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
9 5 (0.087%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.052%) GitHub
11 2 (0.035%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1613 (27.95%) DNS
2 1320 (22.87%) Firewall
3 1202 (20.82%) TCP/IP
4 1113 (19.28%) DHCP
5 1078 (18.68%) SAN
6 914 (15.84%) LAN
7 873 (15.12%) WAN
8 658 (11.40%) VPN
9 457 (7.92%) Internet
10 303 (5.25%) VoIP
11 282 (4.89%) NAS
12 229 (3.97%) Wireless
13 199 (3.45%) VLAN
14 178 (3.08%) SSL
15 158 (2.74%) iSCSI
16 150 (2.60%) MPLS
17 130 (2.25%) Network Security
18 118 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
19 108 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
20 100 (1.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1561 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 647 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 509 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 173 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 137 (2.37%) MySQL
6 131 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 130 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 108 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 107 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 104 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 70 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 53 (0.92%) IDOL
13 52 (0.90%) DB2
14 51 (0.88%) EDRMS
15 44 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
16 39 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (0.42%) DTS
19 20 (0.35%) OLAP
20 19 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (0.95%) TestDirector
3 52 (0.90%) Subversion
4 45 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 44 (0.76%) LoadRunner
6 41 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 36 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 32 (0.55%) Toad
9 29 (0.50%) MSI
10 28 (0.49%) WinRunner
11 21 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
12 15 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.24%) PVCS
13 14 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.24%) JDeveloper
14 13 (0.23%) JIRA
15 12 (0.21%) NUnit
16 11 (0.19%) Selenium
16 11 (0.19%) Selenium IDE
17 10 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 979 (16.96%) Finance
2 279 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 223 (3.86%) Retail
4 184 (3.19%) Law
5 133 (2.30%) Legal
6 94 (1.63%) Banking
7 71 (1.23%) Marketing
8 64 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.06%) Advertising
10 58 (1.00%) Back Office
11 56 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.45%) Publishing
13 24 (0.42%) French Language
14 20 (0.35%) German Language
15 12 (0.21%) Electronics
16 11 (0.19%) Games
17 10 (0.17%) Automotive
18 9 (0.16%) Local Government
18 9 (0.16%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1279 (22.16%) Analyst
2 1105 (19.14%) Support Engineer
3 724 (12.54%) Support Analyst
4 502 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 499 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 417 (7.22%) IT Support
7 406 (7.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 290 (5.02%) Technical Support
9 289 (5.01%) Administrator
10 271 (4.70%) Server Engineer
11 268 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
12 242 (4.19%) Consultant
13 230 (3.98%) Server Support
14 217 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 213 (3.69%) Applications Support
16 196 (3.40%) Service Analyst
17 190 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 185 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
19 180 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 179 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (6.32%) .NET
2 179 (3.10%) ASP.NET
3 158 (2.74%) HTML
4 145 (2.51%) Web Services
5 137 (2.37%) XML
6 63 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 50 (0.87%) CSS
8 42 (0.73%) jQuery
8 42 (0.73%) WCF
9 40 (0.69%) LAMP
10 38 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 37 (0.64%) SOAP
11 37 (0.64%) XSLT
12 30 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (0.52%) MSMQ
13 27 (0.47%) J2EE
14 26 (0.45%) REST
15 25 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 23 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 488 (8.45%) Clustering
2 485 (8.40%) Blackberry
3 442 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 207 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 176 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 130 (2.25%) Replication
7 90 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 81 (1.40%) iPhone
9 70 (1.21%) Statistics
10 66 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 66 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 52 (0.90%) iPad
12 49 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 48 (0.83%) SecurID
14 46 (0.80%) EqualLogic
14 46 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 39 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
16 35 (0.61%) PDA
16 35 (0.61%) Mobile App
16 35 (0.61%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5772 (100.00%) Windows
2 4665 (80.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1907 (33.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1450 (25.12%) Windows XP
5 1289 (22.33%) Windows 7
6 907 (15.71%) Linux
7 551 (9.55%) Windows 8
8 409 (7.09%) UNIX
9 378 (6.55%) Windows Vista
10 286 (4.95%) Windows 2000
11 266 (4.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 219 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 163 (2.82%) Solaris
14 120 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 104 (1.80%) Android
16 94 (1.63%) CentOS
17 86 (1.49%) AIX
18 70 (1.21%) SUSE
19 63 (1.09%) Apple iOS
20 59 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1205 (20.88%) ITIL
2 323 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 276 (4.78%) Change Management
4 267 (4.63%) Service Delivery
5 240 (4.16%) Project Management
6 238 (4.12%) Migration
7 213 (3.69%) Problem Management
8 193 (3.34%) Incident Management
9 186 (3.22%) Mentoring
10 173 (3.00%) Change Control
11 161 (2.79%) Service Management
12 159 (2.75%) Load Balancing
13 151 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
14 150 (2.60%) CRM
15 132 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
16 122 (2.11%) Time Management
17 117 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
18 114 (1.98%) PRINCE2
19 108 (1.87%) Software Distribution
20 106 (1.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1518 (26.30%) SQL
2 445 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 214 (3.71%) C#
4 174 (3.01%) Java
5 153 (2.65%) VBScript
6 150 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 148 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 144 (2.49%) VB
8 144 (2.49%) Perl
9 95 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 92 (1.59%) C
11 74 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 60 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 58 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 40 (0.69%) PHP
15 39 (0.68%) Python
16 35 (0.61%) C++
17 26 (0.45%) AWK
18 18 (0.31%) sed
18 18 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1207 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 802 (13.89%) MCSE
3 578 (10.01%) Degree
4 541 (9.37%) Security Cleared
5 448 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
6 444 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 420 (7.28%) MCITP
8 414 (7.17%) MCP
9 381 (6.60%) CCNA
10 350 (6.06%) MCSA
11 272 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 236 (4.09%) DV Cleared
13 188 (3.26%) MCTS
14 164 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
15 133 (2.30%) CCNP
16 126 (2.18%) CCA
17 90 (1.56%) ISEB
18 88 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
19 71 (1.23%) ISTQB
20 67 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 519 (8.99%) SLA
2 78 (1.35%) QA
3 75 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 52 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.40%) TickIT
5 23 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.087%) EMIR
7 5 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.052%) GAMP
8 3 (0.052%) GCP
8 3 (0.052%) GMP
9 2 (0.035%) COBIT
10 1 (0.017%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.017%) BS7799
System Software
1 3204 (55.51%) Active Directory
2 1810 (31.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 769 (13.32%) Hyper-V
4 663 (11.49%) XenApp
5 579 (10.03%) vSphere
6 448 (7.76%) VMware ESX
7 237 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 235 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
9 204 (3.53%) XenServer
10 168 (2.91%) Terminal Services
11 113 (1.96%) MetaFrame
12 111 (1.92%) ISA Server
13 97 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 60 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
15 56 (0.97%) VMware Server
16 48 (0.83%) Terminal Server
17 43 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
17 43 (0.74%) DFS Replication
18 42 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 42 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 520 (9.01%) SCCM
2 368 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 272 (4.71%) SCOM
4 217 (3.76%) NetBackup
5 203 (3.52%) WSUS
6 180 (3.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 95 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 86 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 69 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 68 (1.18%) HP SIM
11 66 (1.14%) Tivoli
12 64 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 59 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
14 57 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 57 (0.99%) Nagios
15 45 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 44 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
17 32 (0.55%) Netcool
18 31 (0.54%) MOM
19 30 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2973 (51.51%) Microsoft
2 2823 (48.91%) VMware
3 1790 (31.01%) Citrix
4 1209 (20.95%) Cisco
5 868 (15.04%) HP
6 550 (9.53%) Oracle
7 497 (8.61%) Symantec
8 408 (7.07%) NetApp
9 343 (5.94%) Dell
10 266 (4.61%) EMC
10 266 (4.61%) Red Hat
11 251 (4.35%) IBM
12 192 (3.33%) CheckPoint
13 191 (3.31%) Juniper
14 172 (2.98%) McAfee
15 164 (2.84%) Apple
16 152 (2.63%) Veritas
17 144 (2.49%) Fujitsu
18 135 (2.34%) Avaya
19 111 (1.92%) Sophos
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Up to £40 per annum Plus overtime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £24,336 to £24,336 per annum £24,336 pa
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 41000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Morecambe, Lancashire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £39000 - £43000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago