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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 116 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2532 3224 3445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.43% 3.09% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.86% 11.27% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2106 2709 2969
Average salary £35,000 £37,400 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% -0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
28567 28606 30546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.43% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23973 23567 26175
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 2375 £35,000 -6.66% 309
London -26 946 £38,000 -7.31% 114
South East -22 605 £36,500 -2.66% 83
City of London -7 214 £39,000 -8.23% 37
Berkshire +1 205 £35,750 -4.66% 22
Yorkshire -29 192 £30,000 - 26
South West +2 147 £35,000 +29.62% 24
North West -36 142 £33,500 +11.66% 29
West Midlands +16 137 £32,000 +28.00% 8
West Yorkshire -20 136 £35,000 +25.00% 14
Hampshire -28 135 £40,000 +14.28% 21
East of England -34 124 £32,500 - 12
Surrey -31 122 £40,000 - 15
Reading -11 98 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Manchester -37 83 £32,500 +18.18% 19
Leeds -27 82 £35,000 +27.27% 7
Bracknell +27 70 £40,000 +11.11% 3
South Wales +26 67 £38,000 +15.15% 8
Wales +24 67 £38,000 +26.66% 8
East Midlands -59 63 £25,000 -27.53% 9
Scotland -26 61 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Wiltshire +8 56 £38,000 +26.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 54 £30,500 -6.15% 10
Essex +3 49 £43,750 +40.00% 2
Milton Keynes +11 45 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Cheshire +2 45 £45,000 +34.32% 5
Gloucestershire +17 44 £31,500 +10.52% 5
Cardiff +12 41 £38,000 +31.03% 4
Hertfordshire -51 38 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Cheltenham +18 35 £32,500 +14.03% 4

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5376 (100.00%) Windows
2 4351 (80.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 3263 (60.70%) Active Directory
4 3045 (56.64%) Microsoft
5 2618 (48.70%) VMware
6 2362 (43.94%) MS Exchange
7 2102 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1701 (31.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1651 (30.71%) Citrix
10 1592 (29.61%) DNS
11 1414 (26.30%) SQL
12 1382 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1377 (25.61%) SQL Server
14 1310 (24.37%) MS Excel
15 1290 (24.00%) Windows XP
16 1275 (23.72%) Firewall
17 1240 (23.07%) Cisco
18 1235 (22.97%) Windows 7
19 1171 (21.78%) MS Office
20 1159 (21.56%) ITIL
21 1124 (20.91%) DHCP
22 1082 (20.13%) SAN
23 1051 (19.55%) TCP/IP
24 1025 (19.07%) Microsoft Certification
25 946 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2007
26 901 (16.76%) Finance
27 865 (16.09%) LAN
28 838 (15.59%) HP
29 836 (15.55%) WAN
30 766 (14.25%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2362 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 1382 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 946 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 760 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 758 (14.10%) IIS
6 567 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 507 (9.43%) SharePoint
8 348 (6.47%) Lync
9 267 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 245 (4.56%) Apache
11 130 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 100 (1.86%) Tomcat
13 77 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
14 63 (1.17%) WorkSite
15 62 (1.15%) WebSphere
16 51 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
17 50 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
18 44 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
19 38 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
19 38 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1310 (24.37%) MS Excel
2 1171 (21.78%) MS Office
3 64 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (0.91%) MS Project
5 23 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.13%) SPSS
6 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.093%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.056%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.037%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.019%) Maya
11 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 56 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 12 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.20%) SalesLogix
5 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.13%) Eikon
6 7 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.13%) Maximo
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.074%) GoldMine
7 4 (0.074%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.056%) Agresso
8 3 (0.056%) Line 500
9 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.037%) BPCS
9 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.037%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 192 (3.57%) Office 365
2 45 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.39%) SaaS
6 15 (0.28%) IaaS
7 11 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
7 11 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.093%) PaaS
9 4 (0.074%) GitHub
10 2 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1592 (29.61%) DNS
2 1275 (23.72%) Firewall
3 1124 (20.91%) DHCP
4 1082 (20.13%) SAN
5 1051 (19.55%) TCP/IP
6 865 (16.09%) LAN
7 836 (15.55%) WAN
8 642 (11.94%) VPN
9 438 (8.15%) Internet
10 270 (5.02%) NAS
11 266 (4.95%) Wireless
12 259 (4.82%) VoIP
13 245 (4.56%) VLAN
14 190 (3.53%) iSCSI
15 148 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
16 128 (2.38%) SSL
17 113 (2.10%) MPLS
18 108 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
19 107 (1.99%) Network Security
20 103 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1377 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 604 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 507 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 194 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 121 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 119 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (1.92%) MySQL
8 100 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 88 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 83 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (1.15%) EDRMS
11 62 (1.15%) IDOL
12 39 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 37 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 33 (0.61%) DB2
14 33 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.50%) MS Access
17 24 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (1.10%) LoadRunner
2 51 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.65%) TestDirector
4 34 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 33 (0.61%) Subversion
6 31 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.48%) JIRA
8 23 (0.43%) WinRunner
9 22 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 20 (0.37%) MSI
11 16 (0.30%) SilkPerformer
11 16 (0.30%) Toad
12 13 (0.24%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.20%) Hudson
14 10 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (0.17%) JDeveloper
15 9 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.17%) PVCS
15 9 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (0.15%) StarTeam
General
1 901 (16.76%) Finance
2 262 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 187 (3.48%) Retail
4 175 (3.26%) Law
5 111 (2.06%) Legal
6 108 (2.01%) Banking
7 91 (1.69%) Advertising
8 87 (1.62%) Marketing
9 66 (1.23%) Back Office
10 64 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 59 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 38 (0.71%) Electronics
13 23 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.37%) Publishing
15 16 (0.30%) German Language
15 16 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.26%) Front Office
17 13 (0.24%) French Language
18 10 (0.19%) Games
19 7 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 1081 (20.11%) Analyst
2 1041 (19.36%) Support Engineer
3 610 (11.35%) Support Analyst
4 515 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 437 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 412 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 410 (7.63%) IT Support
8 298 (5.54%) Technical Support
9 288 (5.36%) Administrator
10 285 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
11 248 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 240 (4.46%) Consultant
13 223 (4.15%) Server Engineer
14 182 (3.39%) Applications Support
15 180 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 174 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
17 170 (3.16%) Service Analyst
18 168 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
19 165 (3.07%) Network Engineer
20 162 (3.01%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (5.15%) .NET
2 133 (2.47%) HTML
3 121 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 112 (2.08%) XML
5 93 (1.73%) Web Services
6 40 (0.74%) XSLT
7 38 (0.71%) CSS
8 35 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 27 (0.50%) COM
9 27 (0.50%) jQuery
10 24 (0.45%) J2EE
11 23 (0.43%) SOAP
12 19 (0.35%) Application Packaging
13 17 (0.32%) LAMP
13 17 (0.32%) XSL
13 17 (0.32%) WCF
14 16 (0.30%) Software Packaging
15 15 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (0.26%) MSMQ
16 14 (0.26%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 517 (9.62%) Clustering
2 467 (8.69%) Blackberry
3 428 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 152 (2.83%) Replication
6 146 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 107 (1.99%) iPhone
8 93 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 93 (1.73%) Thin Client
9 68 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 66 (1.23%) Statistics
11 59 (1.10%) iPad
12 57 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 44 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 36 (0.67%) AS400
15 34 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
15 34 (0.63%) N-Tier
16 33 (0.61%) PDA
17 30 (0.56%) EqualLogic
18 23 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5376 (100.00%) Windows
2 4351 (80.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 2102 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 1290 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 1235 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 761 (14.16%) Linux
7 567 (10.55%) Windows 8
8 379 (7.05%) Windows Vista
9 339 (6.31%) UNIX
10 296 (5.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 242 (4.50%) Windows 2000
12 161 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 127 (2.36%) Mac OS X
14 105 (1.95%) Android
15 102 (1.90%) Solaris
16 95 (1.77%) CentOS
17 74 (1.38%) SUSE
18 64 (1.19%) Apple iOS
19 57 (1.06%) Ubuntu
20 47 (0.87%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1159 (21.56%) ITIL
2 318 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 289 (5.38%) Service Delivery
4 256 (4.76%) Migration
5 229 (4.26%) Change Management
6 218 (4.06%) Problem Management
7 207 (3.85%) Project Management
8 182 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 154 (2.86%) Time Management
10 149 (2.77%) Incident Management
11 143 (2.66%) Service Management
12 140 (2.60%) CRM
13 133 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
14 128 (2.38%) Change Control
15 124 (2.31%) Load Balancing
15 124 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 101 (1.88%) Software Distribution
17 99 (1.84%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (1.79%) Business Continuity
19 93 (1.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1414 (26.30%) SQL
2 505 (9.39%) PowerShell
3 162 (3.01%) C#
4 143 (2.66%) VBScript
5 139 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 128 (2.38%) VB
7 127 (2.36%) Perl
8 126 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 123 (2.29%) Java
10 106 (1.97%) C
11 83 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 69 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 50 (0.93%) PHP
14 44 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 41 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 33 (0.61%) C++
17 23 (0.43%) Python
17 23 (0.43%) Ruby
18 21 (0.39%) VBA
19 17 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1025 (19.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 688 (12.80%) MCSE
3 529 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 447 (8.31%) Degree
5 433 (8.05%) SC Cleared
6 419 (7.79%) MCP
7 415 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
8 354 (6.58%) MCITP
9 343 (6.38%) CCNA
10 327 (6.08%) MCSA
11 261 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 250 (4.65%) DV Cleared
13 158 (2.94%) MCTS
14 136 (2.53%) CCNP
15 127 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
16 110 (2.05%) CCA
17 104 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
18 59 (1.10%) ISEB
19 53 (0.99%) VCP5
20 47 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (8.17%) SLA
2 55 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (0.97%) QA
4 51 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 26 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.32%) TickIT
7 11 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.093%) EMIR
8 5 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.056%) GAMP
9 3 (0.056%) GCP
9 3 (0.056%) GMP
10 1 (0.019%) GPG13
10 1 (0.019%) BS7799
10 1 (0.019%) COBIT
System Software
1 3263 (60.70%) Active Directory
2 1701 (31.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 766 (14.25%) Hyper-V
4 593 (11.03%) XenApp
5 578 (10.75%) vSphere
6 401 (7.46%) VMware ESX
7 260 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
8 214 (3.98%) XenDesktop
9 177 (3.29%) XenServer
10 149 (2.77%) Terminal Services
11 125 (2.33%) ISA Server
12 78 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 66 (1.23%) MetaFrame
14 64 (1.19%) VMware Server
15 62 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 42 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 41 (0.76%) vCloud
18 40 (0.74%) Xen
19 39 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
20 36 (0.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 581 (10.81%) SCCM
2 341 (6.34%) SCOM
3 283 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 224 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 186 (3.46%) WSUS
6 127 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 109 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 95 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 81 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 73 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 72 (1.34%) HP SIM
12 69 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
13 55 (1.02%) Nagios
14 52 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
15 49 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 45 (0.84%) EdgeSight
17 42 (0.78%) Puppet
18 41 (0.76%) Tivoli
19 39 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
20 38 (0.71%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3045 (56.64%) Microsoft
2 2618 (48.70%) VMware
3 1651 (30.71%) Citrix
4 1240 (23.07%) Cisco
5 838 (15.59%) HP
6 477 (8.87%) Symantec
7 384 (7.14%) Oracle
8 368 (6.85%) NetApp
9 352 (6.55%) Dell
10 282 (5.25%) EMC
11 249 (4.63%) Juniper
12 232 (4.32%) Red Hat
13 226 (4.20%) IBM
14 187 (3.48%) Apple
15 177 (3.29%) CheckPoint
16 151 (2.81%) McAfee
17 127 (2.36%) Veritas
17 127 (2.36%) Fujitsu
18 121 (2.25%) Avaya
19 114 (2.12%) Sophos
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Great bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £43k - 48k per year + Bonus up to 10%
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: benefits package
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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