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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 109 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2836 3443 4204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 3.22% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.36% 11.81% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2941 3656
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -33 2641 £35,000 -6.66% 294
London -45 917 £40,000 -5.88% 97
South East -18 739 £35,000 -5.40% 74
Berkshire +8 274 £37,000 +5.33% 24
Yorkshire -20 233 £32,500 +4.83% 29
City of London -5 202 £44,250 -1.66% 31
Hampshire -6 197 £36,000 +4.34% 16
East of England -19 175 £32,500 +1.56% 16
North West -19 173 £31,500 -7.35% 18
West Yorkshire -14 172 £30,000 -14.28% 24
South West -8 168 £27,000 -10.00% 20
West Midlands -31 163 £35,000 -1.40% 16
Surrey -16 154 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Leeds -16 131 £37,500 +7.14% 12
East Midlands -9 105 £35,000 - 14
Bracknell +15 102 £35,000 +10.23% 5
Reading +10 101 £37,500 +8.69% 13
Scotland +11 98 £32,500 - 5
Manchester -20 87 £32,764 -7.70% 9
Hertfordshire +12 86 £33,500 +3.07% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 63 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Wiltshire +36 60 £24,534 -1.86% 3
Edinburgh +35 59 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +3 58 £34,500 +38.00% 5
Basingstoke +26 56 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wales +8 55 £27,500 -12.69% 10
Southampton -5 51 £31,125 +7.32% 2
South Wales +19 50 £29,000 -14.70% 2
Birmingham -43 46 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Essex +13 45 £35,000 -23.07% 3

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5786 (100.00%) Windows
2 4709 (81.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3146 (54.37%) Active Directory
4 2999 (51.83%) Microsoft
5 2908 (50.26%) VMware
6 2265 (39.15%) MS Exchange
7 1878 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1813 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1770 (30.59%) Citrix
10 1605 (27.74%) SQL Server
11 1592 (27.51%) DNS
12 1544 (26.69%) SQL
13 1509 (26.08%) MS Excel
14 1415 (24.46%) Windows XP
15 1319 (22.80%) Firewall
16 1309 (22.62%) Windows 7
17 1293 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
18 1261 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
19 1251 (21.62%) TCP/IP
20 1244 (21.50%) ITIL
21 1225 (21.17%) Cisco
22 1221 (21.10%) MS Office
23 1109 (19.17%) DHCP
24 1105 (19.10%) SAN
25 981 (16.95%) LAN
26 973 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2007
27 969 (16.75%) Finance
28 945 (16.33%) WAN
29 909 (15.71%) Linux
30 887 (15.33%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2265 (39.15%) MS Exchange
2 1261 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 973 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 872 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 845 (14.60%) IIS
6 543 (9.38%) SharePoint
7 455 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 302 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 249 (4.30%) Lync
10 206 (3.56%) Apache
11 152 (2.63%) Tomcat
12 122 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 92 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
14 67 (1.16%) IBM Notes
15 66 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
16 62 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
17 60 (1.04%) WorkSite
18 37 (0.64%) CMS
18 37 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 36 (0.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 1509 (26.08%) MS Excel
2 1221 (21.10%) MS Office
3 58 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.71%) MS Project
5 26 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.21%) SPSS
7 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.069%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) Maya
9 3 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.035%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.26%) Maximo
3 15 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 12 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.10%) Line 500
8 6 (0.10%) SalesLogix
9 5 (0.086%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.086%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.069%) Magento
10 4 (0.069%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.052%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.68%) Office 365
2 86 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (0.50%) SaaS
6 28 (0.48%) IaaS
7 17 (0.29%) PaaS
8 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.069%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.035%) GitHub
10 2 (0.035%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1592 (27.51%) DNS
2 1319 (22.80%) Firewall
3 1251 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 1109 (19.17%) DHCP
5 1105 (19.10%) SAN
6 981 (16.95%) LAN
7 945 (16.33%) WAN
8 705 (12.18%) VPN
9 439 (7.59%) Internet
10 299 (5.17%) VoIP
11 279 (4.82%) NAS
12 244 (4.22%) Wireless
13 214 (3.70%) VLAN
14 169 (2.92%) SSL
15 167 (2.89%) MPLS
16 130 (2.25%) iSCSI
17 124 (2.14%) Network Security
18 123 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
19 101 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
20 99 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1605 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 617 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 487 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 181 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 134 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 133 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 130 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 119 (2.06%) MySQL
10 99 (1.71%) Relational Database
11 58 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 55 (0.95%) DB2
13 50 (0.86%) IDOL
13 50 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 45 (0.78%) EDRMS
15 42 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 35 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (0.43%) DTS
18 21 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
19 20 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (0.83%) Subversion
3 40 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 40 (0.69%) TestDirector
4 36 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 35 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 28 (0.48%) MSI
8 24 (0.41%) Toad
9 19 (0.33%) SilkPerformer
10 18 (0.31%) WinRunner
11 17 (0.29%) JIRA
12 16 (0.28%) Selenium
12 16 (0.28%) Selenium IDE
13 12 (0.21%) MSBuild
13 12 (0.21%) NUnit
13 12 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.17%) Metasploit
14 10 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 969 (16.75%) Finance
2 261 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 239 (4.13%) Retail
4 206 (3.56%) Law
5 152 (2.63%) Legal
6 106 (1.83%) Banking
7 69 (1.19%) Advertising
7 69 (1.19%) Marketing
8 67 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 52 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 43 (0.74%) Back Office
11 25 (0.43%) French Language
12 23 (0.40%) Publishing
13 18 (0.31%) German Language
14 15 (0.26%) Automotive
15 13 (0.22%) Games
16 10 (0.17%) Military
16 10 (0.17%) Italian Language
17 9 (0.16%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1279 (22.11%) Analyst
2 1122 (19.39%) Support Engineer
3 734 (12.69%) Support Analyst
4 518 (8.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 473 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 420 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 414 (7.16%) IT Support
8 294 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 287 (4.96%) Server Engineer
10 282 (4.87%) Administrator
11 262 (4.53%) Server Support
12 252 (4.36%) Technical Support
13 233 (4.03%) Consultant
14 202 (3.49%) Service Analyst
15 196 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 189 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 189 (3.27%) Service Desk Analyst
17 188 (3.25%) Applications Support
18 186 (3.21%) IT Support Engineer
19 178 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (6.05%) .NET
2 176 (3.04%) ASP.NET
3 154 (2.66%) HTML
4 149 (2.58%) Web Services
5 118 (2.04%) XML
6 73 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 45 (0.78%) WCF
7 45 (0.78%) CSS
8 39 (0.67%) LAMP
8 39 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 38 (0.66%) SOAP
10 35 (0.60%) jQuery
11 30 (0.52%) XSLT
11 30 (0.52%) MSMQ
12 29 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (0.48%) COM
14 26 (0.45%) Middleware
14 26 (0.45%) REST
15 24 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (0.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 531 (9.18%) Blackberry
2 454 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 450 (7.78%) Clustering
4 204 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 174 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 141 (2.44%) Replication
7 97 (1.68%) Hedge funds
8 95 (1.64%) iPhone
9 76 (1.31%) Fat Client
9 76 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 70 (1.21%) Statistics
11 66 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 58 (1.00%) SecurID
13 57 (0.99%) iPad
14 49 (0.85%) Firmware
15 47 (0.81%) EqualLogic
16 42 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 40 (0.69%) Mobile App
17 40 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
17 40 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5786 (100.00%) Windows
2 4709 (81.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1813 (31.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1415 (24.46%) Windows XP
5 1309 (22.62%) Windows 7
6 909 (15.71%) Linux
7 542 (9.37%) Windows 8
8 406 (7.02%) UNIX
9 349 (6.03%) Windows Vista
10 266 (4.60%) Windows 2000
11 231 (3.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 221 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 189 (3.27%) Solaris
14 123 (2.13%) Android
15 116 (2.00%) Mac OS X
16 91 (1.57%) AIX
17 79 (1.37%) CentOS
18 68 (1.18%) Mac OS
19 67 (1.16%) VMS
20 59 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1244 (21.50%) ITIL
2 340 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 290 (5.01%) Service Delivery
4 286 (4.94%) Change Management
5 232 (4.01%) Project Management
6 231 (3.99%) Problem Management
7 227 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 209 (3.61%) Migration
9 191 (3.30%) Mentoring
10 183 (3.16%) Service Management
11 173 (2.99%) Change Control
12 164 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
13 160 (2.77%) CRM
14 148 (2.56%) Load Balancing
15 126 (2.18%) Performance Tuning
16 121 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
17 119 (2.06%) Time Management
18 116 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
19 115 (1.99%) Configuration Management
20 110 (1.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1544 (26.69%) SQL
2 446 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 219 (3.78%) C#
4 177 (3.06%) Java
5 156 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 153 (2.64%) VBScript
7 145 (2.51%) Perl
8 144 (2.49%) VB
9 134 (2.32%) JavaScript
10 88 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 84 (1.45%) C
12 63 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 59 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 47 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 41 (0.71%) Python
16 38 (0.66%) PHP
17 37 (0.64%) C++
18 27 (0.47%) AWK
19 23 (0.40%) VBA
20 19 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 1293 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 849 (14.67%) MCSE
3 597 (10.32%) Degree
4 492 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
5 474 (8.19%) Security Cleared
6 436 (7.54%) MCP
7 424 (7.33%) CCNA
7 424 (7.33%) MCITP
8 378 (6.53%) SC Cleared
9 342 (5.91%) MCSA
10 277 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 207 (3.58%) DV Cleared
12 193 (3.34%) MCTS
13 147 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
14 132 (2.28%) CCNP
15 112 (1.94%) CCA
16 99 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
17 78 (1.35%) ISEB
18 63 (1.09%) ISTQB
18 63 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (9.37%) SLA
2 80 (1.38%) QA
3 72 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 58 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.43%) TickIT
7 13 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.086%) COBIT
8 5 (0.086%) BS7799
9 4 (0.069%) HL7
9 4 (0.069%) DICOM
10 3 (0.052%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.052%) GAMP
10 3 (0.052%) GCP
10 3 (0.052%) GMP
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.017%) EMIR
11 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3146 (54.37%) Active Directory
2 1878 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 827 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 635 (10.97%) XenApp
5 585 (10.11%) vSphere
6 450 (7.78%) VMware ESX
7 239 (4.13%) XenDesktop
8 234 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
9 199 (3.44%) XenServer
10 186 (3.21%) Terminal Services
11 117 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 111 (1.92%) MetaFrame
13 104 (1.80%) ISA Server
14 72 (1.24%) Terminal Server
15 68 (1.18%) VMware Server
16 53 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
17 45 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
18 43 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 43 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 40 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 511 (8.83%) SCCM
2 393 (6.79%) Backup Exec
3 284 (4.91%) SCOM
4 218 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 211 (3.65%) WSUS
6 181 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 86 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 68 (1.18%) HP SIM
9 67 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
10 66 (1.14%) Tivoli
11 59 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
12 58 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 56 (0.97%) Nagios
14 47 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
15 43 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 39 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 34 (0.59%) MOM
18 33 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 33 (0.57%) SCVMM
19 28 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2999 (51.83%) Microsoft
2 2908 (50.26%) VMware
3 1770 (30.59%) Citrix
4 1225 (21.17%) Cisco
5 887 (15.33%) HP
6 571 (9.87%) Oracle
7 482 (8.33%) Symantec
8 410 (7.09%) NetApp
9 339 (5.86%) Dell
10 287 (4.96%) EMC
11 266 (4.60%) Red Hat
12 252 (4.36%) IBM
13 188 (3.25%) CheckPoint
14 173 (2.99%) Juniper
15 162 (2.80%) Apple
16 158 (2.73%) McAfee
17 139 (2.40%) Veritas
18 135 (2.33%) Avaya
19 125 (2.16%) Fujitsu
20 114 (1.97%) Lotus
Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago