The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 83 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.83% 0.78% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.31% 3.98% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 32
Median salary £32,000 £22,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -49.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £34,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 116 176 229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.24% 19.49% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 94 168 209
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +11 2 £21,500 -2.27%
Luton +6 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (25.00%) CRM
7 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (25.00%) VBScript
7 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) Process Management
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas