The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 104 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2965 3647 4192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.55% 3.36% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.51% 12.30% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2480 3130 3636
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31182 29641 32287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.34% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26015 25099 27688
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -35 2754 £35,000 -6.66% 302
London -44 988 £40,000 -5.88% 87
South East -22 771 £35,000 -6.66% 72
Berkshire +11 246 £35,250 -6.00% 21
Yorkshire -14 230 £30,000 -7.69% 38
Hampshire +1 221 £36,000 +5.88% 15
City of London -33 199 £45,000 - 26
North West -8 184 £32,000 -8.57% 23
Surrey -25 174 £37,500 -13.79% 18
East of England -27 171 £32,500 +4.83% 25
South West -38 166 £25,000 -23.07% 18
West Yorkshire -31 150 £30,250 -13.57% 32
West Midlands -40 143 £35,000 -1.40% 22
Reading +12 118 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Leeds -18 113 £32,500 +2.36% 24
East Midlands -19 111 £32,500 -9.72% 16
Manchester -23 101 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Hertfordshire -9 83 £33,500 +19.64% 14
Southampton +13 78 £31,250 -3.84% 4
Scotland -11 74 £37,000 +2.77% 8
Buckinghamshire -17 71 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Basingstoke +31 62 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bracknell +5 61 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Wales +3 61 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Wiltshire +28 58 £24,500 -2.00% 4
South Wales +11 58 £31,250 -13.19% 6
Portsmouth -4 50 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +9 47 £32,500 +30.00% 11
South Yorkshire +7 42 £29,900 +10.74% 1
Bedfordshire -2 41 £33,250 +22.01% 7

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5954 (100.00%) Windows
2 4887 (82.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3242 (54.45%) Active Directory
4 3115 (52.32%) Microsoft
5 3001 (50.40%) VMware
6 2310 (38.80%) MS Exchange
7 1926 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1778 (29.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1762 (29.59%) Citrix
10 1669 (28.03%) SQL Server
11 1604 (26.94%) SQL
12 1597 (26.82%) MS Excel
13 1577 (26.49%) DNS
14 1476 (24.79%) Windows XP
15 1355 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 1352 (22.71%) Firewall
17 1305 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
18 1288 (21.63%) Windows 7
19 1287 (21.62%) TCP/IP
20 1256 (21.10%) Cisco
21 1239 (20.81%) ITIL
22 1236 (20.76%) MS Office
22 1236 (20.76%) SAN
23 1090 (18.31%) DHCP
24 1003 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2007
25 982 (16.49%) LAN
26 973 (16.34%) Finance
27 945 (15.87%) HP
28 938 (15.75%) WAN
29 917 (15.40%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2310 (38.80%) MS Exchange
2 1305 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1003 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 914 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 865 (14.53%) IIS
6 587 (9.86%) SharePoint
7 411 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 313 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 244 (4.10%) Lync
10 165 (2.77%) Apache
11 152 (2.55%) Tomcat
12 119 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 100 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
14 84 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
15 76 (1.28%) IBM Notes
16 60 (1.01%) WorkSite
17 49 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
18 47 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
19 35 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
20 34 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1597 (26.82%) MS Excel
2 1236 (20.76%) MS Office
3 65 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (0.79%) MS Project
5 29 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.15%) SPSS
7 5 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.067%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.050%) Maya
9 3 (0.050%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 65 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.25%) Maximo
4 14 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.22%) Sage 1000
6 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.15%) Magento
8 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.12%) Line 500
9 7 (0.12%) SalesLogix
10 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
10 6 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.084%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.084%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.050%) Epicor Vantage
13 3 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 224 (3.76%) Office 365
2 106 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (0.55%) SaaS
6 30 (0.50%) IaaS
7 13 (0.22%) PaaS
8 10 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.034%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1577 (26.49%) DNS
2 1352 (22.71%) Firewall
3 1287 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 1236 (20.76%) SAN
5 1090 (18.31%) DHCP
6 982 (16.49%) LAN
7 938 (15.75%) WAN
8 757 (12.71%) VPN
9 462 (7.76%) Internet
10 313 (5.26%) NAS
11 285 (4.79%) VoIP
12 242 (4.06%) Wireless
13 234 (3.93%) VLAN
14 166 (2.79%) MPLS
15 159 (2.67%) SSL
15 159 (2.67%) iSCSI
16 139 (2.33%) Network Security
17 133 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
18 100 (1.68%) FTP
19 98 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1669 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 660 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 519 (8.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 206 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 143 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 118 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 116 (1.95%) MySQL
10 98 (1.65%) Relational Database
11 55 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 55 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 50 (0.84%) DB2
13 44 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
15 30 (0.50%) IDOL
16 26 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.40%) EDRMS
18 22 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (0.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 48 (0.81%) Visual Studio
1 48 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (0.72%) Subversion
3 36 (0.60%) TestDirector
4 34 (0.57%) MSI
5 26 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 20 (0.34%) Toad
6 20 (0.34%) Selenium
6 20 (0.34%) Selenium IDE
7 18 (0.30%) JIRA
7 18 (0.30%) MSBuild
8 17 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 16 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (0.17%) AdminStudio
10 10 (0.17%) WinRunner
10 10 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (0.17%) Metasploit
10 10 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 973 (16.34%) Finance
2 240 (4.03%) Telecoms
2 240 (4.03%) Law
3 213 (3.58%) Retail
4 160 (2.69%) Legal
5 105 (1.76%) Banking
6 77 (1.29%) Marketing
7 65 (1.09%) Advertising
8 63 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 54 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 42 (0.71%) Back Office
11 31 (0.52%) French Language
12 25 (0.42%) German Language
13 23 (0.39%) Games
14 22 (0.37%) Publishing
14 22 (0.37%) Automotive
15 17 (0.29%) Military
16 15 (0.25%) Italian Language
17 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1289 (21.65%) Analyst
2 1110 (18.64%) Support Engineer
3 724 (12.16%) Support Analyst
4 522 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 504 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 433 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 429 (7.21%) IT Support
8 335 (5.63%) Administrator
9 315 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 272 (4.57%) Server Engineer
11 265 (4.45%) Technical Support
12 264 (4.43%) Server Support
13 258 (4.33%) Consultant
14 209 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 206 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
16 197 (3.31%) IT Support Engineer
17 195 (3.28%) Applications Support
18 185 (3.11%) Service Analyst
19 183 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 178 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (6.35%) .NET
2 181 (3.04%) ASP.NET
3 149 (2.50%) Web Services
4 146 (2.45%) HTML
5 112 (1.88%) XML
6 75 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 54 (0.91%) CSS
8 50 (0.84%) LAMP
9 45 (0.76%) WCF
10 41 (0.69%) jQuery
11 37 (0.62%) XSLT
12 32 (0.54%) SOAP
13 31 (0.52%) COM
14 30 (0.50%) J2EE
14 30 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (0.44%) Application Packaging
16 23 (0.39%) Software Packaging
17 22 (0.37%) MSMQ
17 22 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 552 (9.27%) Blackberry
2 490 (8.23%) Clustering
3 196 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 172 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 172 (2.89%) Replication
5 92 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 88 (1.48%) iPhone
7 84 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 84 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 68 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 66 (1.11%) SecurID
10 57 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 55 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (0.91%) Firmware
13 49 (0.82%) iPad
14 48 (0.81%) Statistics
15 40 (0.67%) EqualLogic
16 39 (0.66%) Mobile App
17 38 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
18 37 (0.62%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5954 (100.00%) Windows
2 4887 (82.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1778 (29.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1476 (24.79%) Windows XP
5 1288 (21.63%) Windows 7
6 912 (15.32%) Linux
7 552 (9.27%) Windows 8
8 396 (6.65%) UNIX
9 353 (5.93%) Windows Vista
10 255 (4.28%) Windows 2000
11 215 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 196 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 193 (3.24%) Solaris
14 136 (2.28%) Mac OS X
15 121 (2.03%) Android
16 87 (1.46%) AIX
17 86 (1.44%) Mac OS
18 77 (1.29%) CentOS
19 63 (1.06%) VMS
20 57 (0.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1239 (20.81%) ITIL
2 312 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 311 (5.22%) Service Delivery
4 266 (4.47%) Change Management
5 246 (4.13%) Problem Management
6 229 (3.85%) Project Management
7 223 (3.75%) Migration
7 223 (3.75%) Incident Management
8 202 (3.39%) Service Management
9 178 (2.99%) Load Balancing
10 171 (2.87%) CRM
11 169 (2.84%) Change Control
12 146 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
13 126 (2.12%) Configuration Management
14 123 (2.07%) E-Commerce
15 114 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
16 110 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
17 102 (1.71%) Time Management
18 96 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 96 (1.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1604 (26.94%) SQL
2 458 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 212 (3.56%) C#
4 193 (3.24%) Java
5 183 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 155 (2.60%) VBScript
7 143 (2.40%) Perl
8 133 (2.23%) JavaScript
9 132 (2.22%) VB
10 90 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 81 (1.36%) C
12 71 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 58 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 41 (0.69%) PHP
14 41 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 38 (0.64%) Python
16 28 (0.47%) C++
17 23 (0.39%) VBA
18 20 (0.34%) AWK
19 19 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1355 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 917 (15.40%) MCSE
3 602 (10.11%) Degree
4 492 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 472 (7.93%) MCITP
6 437 (7.34%) MCP
7 433 (7.27%) CCNA
8 422 (7.09%) Security Cleared
9 358 (6.01%) MCSA
10 328 (5.51%) SC Cleared
11 249 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 189 (3.17%) MCTS
13 167 (2.80%) DV Cleared
14 149 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
15 120 (2.02%) CCNP
16 115 (1.93%) CCA
17 96 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (0.97%) ISEB
19 51 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 45 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 585 (9.83%) SLA
2 120 (2.02%) QA
3 78 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 71 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.40%) TickIT
7 7 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.12%) GAMP
7 7 (0.12%) GCP
7 7 (0.12%) GMP
8 6 (0.10%) COBIT
9 5 (0.084%) DICOM
9 5 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.084%) BS7799
10 4 (0.067%) HL7
11 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 3242 (54.45%) Active Directory
2 1926 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 884 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 650 (10.92%) XenApp
5 640 (10.75%) vSphere
6 459 (7.71%) VMware ESX
7 261 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 237 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
9 202 (3.39%) Terminal Services
10 186 (3.12%) XenServer
11 123 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 100 (1.68%) Terminal Server
13 92 (1.55%) ISA Server
14 89 (1.49%) MetaFrame
15 82 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
16 69 (1.16%) VMware Server
17 59 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
18 46 (0.77%) UAG
19 45 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 37 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 495 (8.31%) SCCM
2 436 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 296 (4.97%) SCOM
4 212 (3.56%) WSUS
5 197 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 188 (3.16%) NetBackup
7 85 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 73 (1.23%) Tivoli
9 62 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
10 56 (0.94%) Nagios
11 52 (0.87%) HP SIM
12 47 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 44 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
14 43 (0.72%) MOM
15 42 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
16 38 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 35 (0.59%) SCVMM
18 34 (0.57%) ARCserve
18 34 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 30 (0.50%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 3115 (52.32%) Microsoft
2 3001 (50.40%) VMware
3 1762 (29.59%) Citrix
4 1256 (21.10%) Cisco
5 945 (15.87%) HP
6 537 (9.02%) Symantec
7 531 (8.92%) Oracle
8 384 (6.45%) NetApp
9 350 (5.88%) Dell
10 298 (5.01%) EMC
11 267 (4.48%) Red Hat
12 229 (3.85%) IBM
13 188 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 171 (2.87%) Apple
15 166 (2.79%) McAfee
16 145 (2.44%) Juniper
17 135 (2.27%) Lotus
18 111 (1.86%) Veritas
19 110 (1.85%) Avaya
20 96 (1.61%) Veeam
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