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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
Rank 318 238 131
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -107
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 752 1413 2502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.38% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 5.31% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1245 2103
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -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
19680 26601 29132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.73% 26.06% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16607 22386 24424
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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
England -89 693 £35,000 -6.04% 85
London -91 226 £42,500 -5.55% 24
South East -59 142 £30,000 -17.80% 18
Yorkshire +40 99 £32,500 +8.33% 4
South West -28 77 £32,500 +8.33% 12
West Yorkshire +24 67 £35,000 +16.66% 3
East of England +3 59 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Leeds +26 48 £36,625 -8.43% 2
Berkshire -5 43 £33,750 -11.18% 2
North West -63 32 £26,000 -16.12% 5
Cambridgeshire +27 31 £40,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -2 27 £38,000 +38.18% 7
Scotland +9 26 £38,000 +8.57% 8
Reading +19 25 £30,875 -11.78% 1
Manchester -61 25 £26,500 -11.66% 2
West Sussex +27 24 £26,500 +10.41% 1
South Yorkshire +32 23 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Crawley +26 21 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Kent +19 20 £30,000 -14.28%
City of London +4 20 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Somerset +2 20 £33,000 -8.33% 1
East Midlands -6 20 £37,500 +56.25% 7
Hampshire -46 20 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Wiltshire +4 19 £33,750 +29.80% 2
Sheffield +27 17 £36,250 +6.61% 1
South Wales +18 16 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Wales +10 16 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Surrey -11 16 £37,500 - 2
Cambridge +20 14 £45,000 +1.12% 2
Gloucestershire -12 13 £30,500 -3.17% 5

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1593 (100.00%) Windows
2 1073 (67.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1011 (63.47%) Windows Server
4 989 (62.08%) Active Directory
5 885 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 873 (54.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 871 (54.68%) VMware
8 645 (40.49%) MS Exchange
9 542 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 464 (29.13%) ITIL
11 438 (27.50%) Cisco
12 426 (26.74%) DNS
13 412 (25.86%) SQL Server
14 410 (25.74%) MS Excel
15 402 (25.24%) Citrix
16 390 (24.48%) Firewall
17 368 (23.10%) Exchange Server 2010
18 331 (20.78%) SQL
19 327 (20.53%) DHCP
20 325 (20.40%) Windows 7
21 323 (20.28%) Hyper-V
22 317 (19.90%) MS Office
23 310 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
24 304 (19.08%) SAN
25 303 (19.02%) Office 365
26 286 (17.95%) Linux
27 277 (17.39%) TCP/IP
28 273 (17.14%) IIS
29 261 (16.38%) HP
30 244 (15.32%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 645 (40.49%) MS Exchange
2 368 (23.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 273 (17.14%) IIS
4 210 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 181 (11.36%) SharePoint
6 165 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 159 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 109 (6.84%) Skype for Business
9 41 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (2.45%) Apache
11 35 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 22 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 19 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 16 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
14 16 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.82%) IBM Domino
16 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 410 (25.74%) MS Excel
2 317 (19.90%) MS Office
3 39 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.07%) MS Project
6 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.25%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) Maximo
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.063%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 303 (19.02%) Office 365
2 125 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.82%) SaaS
5 18 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.00%) PaaS
7 11 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (0.63%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.50%) IaaS
11 7 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.19%) Akamai
14 3 (0.19%) G Suite
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 426 (26.74%) DNS
2 390 (24.48%) Firewall
3 327 (20.53%) DHCP
4 304 (19.08%) SAN
5 277 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 211 (13.25%) WAN
7 203 (12.74%) LAN
8 181 (11.36%) VPN
9 97 (6.09%) Internet
9 97 (6.09%) NAS
10 84 (5.27%) VLAN
11 81 (5.08%) VoIP
12 68 (4.27%) iSCSI
13 66 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
14 60 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
15 59 (3.70%) Wireless
16 55 (3.45%) Skype
17 44 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (2.39%) SSL
19 33 (2.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 145 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 142 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 73 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 28 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.26%) MySQL
11 17 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 16 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.88%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.50%) Hadoop
18 7 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.88%) JIRA
3 11 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 9 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.38%) Selenium
5 6 (0.38%) Toad
6 5 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.19%) Subversion
9 2 (0.13%) MSI
10 1 (0.063%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.063%) Maven
10 1 (0.063%) Trac
General
1 210 (13.18%) Finance
2 40 (2.51%) German Language
3 35 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.07%) Advertising
4 33 (2.07%) Retail
5 31 (1.95%) French Language
6 30 (1.88%) Law
7 28 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.44%) Spanish Language
9 22 (1.38%) Banking
10 21 (1.32%) Back Office
11 20 (1.26%) Legal
12 13 (0.82%) Marketing
13 10 (0.63%) Electronics
14 9 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
15 7 (0.44%) Military
16 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 325 (20.40%) Support Engineer
2 279 (17.51%) Analyst
3 185 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 182 (11.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 182 (11.42%) IT Support
5 172 (10.80%) Support Analyst
6 168 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 147 (9.23%) IT Engineer
8 140 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 110 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
10 109 (6.84%) Administrator
11 97 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
12 96 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 91 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 82 (5.15%) Server Engineer
14 82 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
15 79 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 74 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
17 68 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
18 66 (4.14%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.26%) .NET
2 40 (2.51%) Web Services
3 36 (2.26%) HTML
4 19 (1.19%) XML
5 16 (1.00%) Regular Expression
6 11 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 11 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.50%) CSS
8 7 (0.44%) Middleware
9 6 (0.38%) EDI
9 6 (0.38%) FFmpeg
10 4 (0.25%) COM
10 4 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.25%) J2EE
10 4 (0.25%) MAPI
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.25%) XSLT
11 3 (0.19%) Classic ASP
11 3 (0.19%) XSL
12 2 (0.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 114 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (6.15%) Clustering
4 91 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 75 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 59 (3.70%) Replication
7 55 (3.45%) Driving Licence
8 50 (3.14%) iPhone
9 40 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.57%) PKI
11 20 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.00%) iPad
14 15 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.88%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.82%) HP StoreVirtual
17 12 (0.75%) Thin Client
17 12 (0.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1593 (100.00%) Windows
2 1073 (67.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1011 (63.47%) Windows Server
4 873 (54.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 325 (20.40%) Windows 7
6 286 (17.95%) Linux
7 244 (15.32%) Windows XP
8 148 (9.29%) Unix
9 120 (7.53%) Windows 8
10 109 (6.84%) Windows 10
11 101 (6.34%) Windows 2000
12 67 (4.21%) Solaris
13 63 (3.95%) Windows Vista
14 56 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 37 (2.32%) Mac OS X
16 33 (2.07%) Mac OS
17 28 (1.76%) Android
17 28 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (1.44%) Windows NT
19 21 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (29.13%) ITIL
2 161 (10.11%) Service Delivery
3 110 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 106 (6.65%) Service Management
5 103 (6.47%) Migration
6 90 (5.65%) High Availability
6 90 (5.65%) Project Management
7 85 (5.34%) Change Management
8 81 (5.08%) Change Control
9 79 (4.96%) Problem Management
10 66 (4.14%) Risk Management
11 58 (3.64%) Load Balancing
12 57 (3.58%) Presales
12 57 (3.58%) Technical Architecture
13 56 (3.52%) Mentoring
14 55 (3.45%) Information Security
15 48 (3.01%) Server Building
16 46 (2.89%) Incident Management
17 44 (2.76%) Line Management
17 44 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 331 (20.78%) SQL
2 217 (13.62%) PowerShell
3 55 (3.45%) Java
4 52 (3.26%) VBScript
5 45 (2.82%) VB
6 43 (2.70%) C
7 28 (1.76%) Bash Shell
8 27 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 25 (1.57%) C#
10 22 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.32%) Perl
12 18 (1.13%) Python
13 17 (1.07%) C++
14 14 (0.88%) Ruby
15 10 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.50%) PHP
16 8 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.44%) VBA
18 4 (0.25%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 310 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 225 (14.12%) MCSE
3 154 (9.67%) Cisco Certification
4 138 (8.66%) CCNA
5 133 (8.35%) Degree
6 97 (6.09%) MCP
7 94 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 91 (5.71%) MCSA
9 85 (5.34%) Security Cleared
10 80 (5.02%) MCITP
11 64 (4.02%) SC Cleared
12 47 (2.95%) CCNP
13 44 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (1.76%) A+ Certification
16 23 (1.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (1.38%) DV Cleared
18 17 (1.07%) CISSP
19 14 (0.88%) GCIH
19 14 (0.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (13.18%) SLA
2 34 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.44%) GPG13
5 3 (0.19%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.19%) QA
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 989 (62.08%) Active Directory
2 542 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 323 (20.28%) Hyper-V
4 195 (12.24%) vSphere
5 154 (9.67%) XenApp
6 103 (6.47%) VMware ESX
7 79 (4.96%) XenDesktop
8 77 (4.83%) Terminal Services
9 59 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (2.32%) vCloud
11 33 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
11 33 (2.07%) Terminal Server
12 32 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
13 30 (1.88%) XenServer
14 29 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (1.32%) ISA Server
16 20 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 15 (0.94%) NFS
18 13 (0.82%) KVM
18 13 (0.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 170 (10.67%) SCCM
2 98 (6.15%) SCOM
3 78 (4.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 68 (4.27%) Backup Exec
5 49 (3.08%) WSUS
6 30 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 25 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 22 (1.38%) vMotion
9 19 (1.19%) Puppet
10 18 (1.13%) Nessus
11 17 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 16 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (0.88%) XenMobile
14 13 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 13 (0.82%) WMI
15 11 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 11 (0.69%) HP SIM
16 10 (0.63%) DameWare
16 10 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 885 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 871 (54.68%) VMware
3 438 (27.50%) Cisco
4 402 (25.24%) Citrix
5 261 (16.38%) HP
6 117 (7.34%) Oracle
7 95 (5.96%) Dell
8 93 (5.84%) Juniper
9 91 (5.71%) CheckPoint
10 82 (5.15%) NetApp
11 69 (4.33%) Symantec
12 68 (4.27%) F5
13 67 (4.21%) Palo Alto
14 58 (3.64%) Veeam
15 56 (3.52%) SonicWALL
16 50 (3.14%) Crossbeam
17 48 (3.01%) Intel Security
18 46 (2.89%) Blue Coat
18 46 (2.89%) Red Hat
19 44 (2.76%) Apple
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per month + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Highly competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + DOE + extensive packackage
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Hiring People
Salary: Circa £26k - £35k STE
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £21,500 to £21,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago