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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 103 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2962 3603 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 3.30% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 12.13% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 3102 3715
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
30966 29715 33097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.23% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25696 25274 28312
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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 20 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 20 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 -31 2750 £35,000 -6.66% 270
London -42 970 £40,000 -5.88% 85
South East -24 776 £35,000 -6.66% 66
Berkshire +8 261 £35,500 -11.25% 24
Hampshire +4 229 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Yorkshire -9 226 £30,000 -3.22% 24
City of London -9 212 £45,000 - 26
North West -16 190 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Surrey -15 173 £40,000 -8.04% 8
East of England -21 173 £32,000 -1.53% 24
South West -24 173 £27,000 -16.92% 15
West Yorkshire -16 151 £30,000 -14.28% 18
West Midlands -33 150 £35,000 -1.40% 22
Leeds -17 117 £32,500 - 11
East Midlands -9 107 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Reading +1 103 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Manchester -21 101 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Bracknell +16 86 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +8 85 £32,750 +14.91% 10
Scotland -11 82 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Southampton +10 78 £31,250 -3.84% 5
Basingstoke +29 65 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wiltshire +29 65 £24,534 -1.86% 4
Wales +1 65 £30,000 -6.25% 7
Buckinghamshire -15 64 £30,000 -14.28% 10
South Wales +10 62 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Cheshire +5 55 £34,176 +36.70% 3
Edinburgh +19 47 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Portsmouth -1 45 £42,500 -
Cardiff +17 44 £29,500 -14.49% 5

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 5874 (100.00%) Windows
2 4796 (81.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3190 (54.31%) Active Directory
4 3057 (52.04%) Microsoft
5 2972 (50.60%) VMware
6 2327 (39.62%) MS Exchange
7 1917 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1794 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1755 (29.88%) Citrix
10 1651 (28.11%) SQL Server
11 1597 (27.19%) DNS
12 1580 (26.90%) SQL
13 1537 (26.17%) MS Excel
14 1411 (24.02%) Windows XP
15 1332 (22.68%) Firewall
16 1330 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
17 1322 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 1286 (21.89%) TCP/IP
19 1273 (21.67%) Windows 7
20 1241 (21.13%) Cisco
21 1231 (20.96%) ITIL
22 1211 (20.62%) MS Office
23 1208 (20.57%) SAN
24 1101 (18.74%) DHCP
25 1010 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
26 988 (16.82%) LAN
27 987 (16.80%) Finance
28 937 (15.95%) WAN
29 932 (15.87%) HP
30 909 (15.47%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 2327 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 1322 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1010 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 901 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 842 (14.33%) IIS
6 585 (9.96%) SharePoint
7 426 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 316 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 261 (4.44%) Lync
10 186 (3.17%) Apache
11 160 (2.72%) Tomcat
12 130 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 95 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
14 83 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
15 75 (1.28%) IBM Notes
16 57 (0.97%) WorkSite
17 53 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
18 46 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
19 37 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
20 36 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 1537 (26.17%) MS Excel
2 1211 (20.62%) MS Office
3 53 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (0.73%) MS Project
5 25 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.15%) SPSS
7 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.068%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.051%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.051%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.051%) Maya
9 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 61 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (0.29%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.24%) Sage 1000
4 13 (0.22%) Maximo
5 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.12%) Magento
7 7 (0.12%) Line 500
7 7 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.12%) SalesLogix
8 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.085%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.085%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.085%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 227 (3.86%) Office 365
2 102 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (0.53%) SaaS
6 29 (0.49%) IaaS
7 16 (0.27%) PaaS
8 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.068%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.017%) GitHub
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1597 (27.19%) DNS
2 1332 (22.68%) Firewall
3 1286 (21.89%) TCP/IP
4 1208 (20.57%) SAN
5 1101 (18.74%) DHCP
6 988 (16.82%) LAN
7 937 (15.95%) WAN
8 727 (12.38%) VPN
9 449 (7.64%) Internet
10 314 (5.35%) NAS
11 294 (5.01%) VoIP
12 245 (4.17%) Wireless
13 233 (3.97%) VLAN
14 164 (2.79%) MPLS
15 162 (2.76%) SSL
16 150 (2.55%) iSCSI
17 140 (2.38%) Network Security
18 128 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
19 109 (1.86%) HTTP
20 98 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1651 (28.11%) SQL Server
2 639 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 503 (8.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 193 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 139 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 117 (1.99%) MySQL
9 114 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 102 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 59 (1.00%) DB2
11 59 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 53 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
15 36 (0.61%) IDOL
16 31 (0.53%) EDRMS
17 26 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (0.41%) DTS
19 22 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (0.82%) Subversion
3 42 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.56%) TestDirector
5 30 (0.51%) MSI
6 28 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 25 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 22 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (0.34%) Toad
10 18 (0.31%) Selenium
10 18 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
11 17 (0.29%) JIRA
12 16 (0.27%) MSBuild
13 12 (0.20%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.19%) SilkPerformer
14 11 (0.19%) NUnit
15 10 (0.17%) Metasploit
15 10 (0.17%) WinRunner
15 10 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 987 (16.80%) Finance
2 262 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 229 (3.90%) Retail
4 226 (3.85%) Law
5 158 (2.69%) Legal
6 108 (1.84%) Banking
7 76 (1.29%) Marketing
8 68 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 67 (1.14%) Advertising
10 51 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 40 (0.68%) Back Office
12 31 (0.53%) French Language
13 26 (0.44%) German Language
14 20 (0.34%) Publishing
15 19 (0.32%) Games
15 19 (0.32%) Automotive
16 15 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.26%) Italian Language
17 13 (0.22%) Military
18 10 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1267 (21.57%) Analyst
2 1115 (18.98%) Support Engineer
3 726 (12.36%) Support Analyst
4 530 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 496 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 428 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 423 (7.20%) IT Support
8 308 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
9 303 (5.16%) Administrator
10 275 (4.68%) Server Engineer
11 269 (4.58%) Technical Support
12 266 (4.53%) Server Support
13 247 (4.20%) Consultant
14 205 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 198 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
16 193 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 187 (3.18%) Service Analyst
18 183 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
18 183 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 182 (3.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (6.11%) .NET
2 176 (3.00%) ASP.NET
3 154 (2.62%) Web Services
4 153 (2.60%) HTML
5 117 (1.99%) XML
6 78 (1.33%) .NET Framework
7 47 (0.80%) WCF
8 46 (0.78%) CSS
9 45 (0.77%) LAMP
10 41 (0.70%) SOAP
11 38 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 35 (0.60%) jQuery
13 33 (0.56%) XSLT
14 32 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (0.51%) COM
16 29 (0.49%) MSMQ
17 28 (0.48%) J2EE
18 26 (0.44%) REST
18 26 (0.44%) Software Packaging
19 24 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 548 (9.33%) Blackberry
2 477 (8.12%) Clustering
3 197 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 170 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 164 (2.79%) Replication
6 96 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 91 (1.55%) iPhone
8 73 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 73 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 67 (1.14%) SecurID
10 66 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 59 (1.00%) Statistics
12 54 (0.92%) Firmware
13 51 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
14 50 (0.85%) iPad
15 48 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 47 (0.80%) EqualLogic
17 39 (0.66%) Mobile App
18 38 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
19 37 (0.63%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5874 (100.00%) Windows
2 4796 (81.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1794 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1411 (24.02%) Windows XP
5 1273 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 909 (15.47%) Linux
7 533 (9.07%) Windows 8
8 407 (6.93%) UNIX
9 342 (5.82%) Windows Vista
10 265 (4.51%) Windows 2000
11 217 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 208 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 204 (3.47%) Solaris
14 129 (2.20%) Mac OS X
15 124 (2.11%) Android
16 92 (1.57%) AIX
17 80 (1.36%) Mac OS
17 80 (1.36%) CentOS
18 69 (1.17%) VMS
19 57 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1231 (20.96%) ITIL
2 322 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 299 (5.09%) Service Delivery
4 280 (4.77%) Change Management
5 247 (4.20%) Project Management
6 239 (4.07%) Problem Management
7 223 (3.80%) Migration
8 221 (3.76%) Incident Management
9 191 (3.25%) Service Management
10 172 (2.93%) Load Balancing
11 165 (2.81%) Change Control
12 163 (2.77%) CRM
13 142 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
14 124 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
15 118 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
16 117 (1.99%) E-Commerce
16 117 (1.99%) Configuration Management
17 104 (1.77%) PRINCE2
18 101 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
18 101 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1580 (26.90%) SQL
2 451 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 210 (3.58%) C#
4 193 (3.29%) Java
5 170 (2.89%) T-SQL
6 143 (2.43%) VBScript
7 142 (2.42%) Perl
8 135 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 132 (2.25%) VB
10 89 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 84 (1.43%) C
12 71 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 55 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 44 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 40 (0.68%) Python
16 39 (0.66%) PHP
17 36 (0.61%) C++
18 23 (0.39%) AWK
19 22 (0.37%) VBA
20 18 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1330 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 888 (15.12%) MCSE
3 599 (10.20%) Degree
4 491 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
5 459 (7.81%) MCITP
6 434 (7.39%) MCP
7 430 (7.32%) CCNA
8 429 (7.30%) Security Cleared
9 352 (5.99%) MCSA
10 329 (5.60%) SC Cleared
11 250 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 199 (3.39%) MCTS
13 178 (3.03%) DV Cleared
14 143 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
15 119 (2.03%) CCNP
16 110 (1.87%) CCA
17 95 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
18 65 (1.11%) ISEB
19 56 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 51 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (9.69%) SLA
2 95 (1.62%) QA
3 74 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 66 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.41%) TickIT
7 9 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 8 (0.14%) GAMP
8 8 (0.14%) GCP
8 8 (0.14%) GMP
9 5 (0.085%) BS7799
9 5 (0.085%) COBIT
10 4 (0.068%) HL7
10 4 (0.068%) DICOM
11 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 3190 (54.31%) Active Directory
2 1917 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 861 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 630 (10.73%) XenApp
5 623 (10.61%) vSphere
6 466 (7.93%) VMware ESX
7 249 (4.24%) XenDesktop
8 233 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
9 196 (3.34%) Terminal Services
10 184 (3.13%) XenServer
11 128 (2.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 104 (1.77%) ISA Server
13 98 (1.67%) MetaFrame
14 88 (1.50%) Terminal Server
15 71 (1.21%) VMware Server
16 70 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
17 54 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
18 44 (0.75%) UAG
19 41 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 38 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 504 (8.58%) SCCM
2 423 (7.20%) Backup Exec
3 297 (5.06%) SCOM
4 206 (3.51%) WSUS
5 199 (3.39%) NetBackup
6 197 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 87 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 66 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 60 (1.02%) HP SIM
10 57 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
11 52 (0.89%) Nagios
12 50 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 50 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
13 46 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 41 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
15 38 (0.65%) MOM
16 37 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 37 (0.63%) SCVMM
17 32 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 29 (0.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3057 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 2972 (50.60%) VMware
3 1755 (29.88%) Citrix
4 1241 (21.13%) Cisco
5 932 (15.87%) HP
6 559 (9.52%) Oracle
7 517 (8.80%) Symantec
8 423 (7.20%) NetApp
9 337 (5.74%) Dell
10 299 (5.09%) EMC
11 267 (4.55%) Red Hat
12 243 (4.14%) IBM
13 191 (3.25%) CheckPoint
14 167 (2.84%) Apple
15 160 (2.72%) McAfee
16 150 (2.55%) Juniper
17 134 (2.28%) Lotus
18 122 (2.08%) Veritas
19 119 (2.03%) Avaya
20 114 (1.94%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
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Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
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