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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
Rank 344 236 129
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -107
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 743 1370 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.38% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 5.30% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 628 1200 2104
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,725 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%

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
20360 25838 28614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.22% 26.09% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17225 21814 23954
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -106 683 £35,000 - 108
London -102 240 £45,000 +12.50% 25
South East -58 159 £28,500 -21.91% 22
South West -7 66 £33,000 +4.76% 8
Yorkshire +9 64 £30,000 - 16
East of England +2 59 £42,500 +26.86% 7
West Yorkshire +8 47 £35,000 +3.70% 11
West Midlands -34 43 £35,000 +18.64% 7
Berkshire -30 38 £30,875 -25.60% 6
Scotland +24 34 £37,500 -2.59% 4
City of London -5 34 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Hampshire -30 34 £32,500 -10.95% 4
Leeds +13 33 £36,500 -5.80% 6
North West -77 30 £24,000 -26.15% 8
West Sussex +20 29 £26,500 +12.76% 1
Reading +7 29 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Manchester -51 26 £26,500 -11.66% 5
Crawley +31 25 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 24 £43,500 +24.28% 2
Kent +14 23 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Essex +41 18 £42,500 +55.96% 1
Bristol -3 18 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Glasgow +27 17 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Gloucestershire -6 17 £33,000 +4.76% 3
Wiltshire +8 16 £35,000 +34.61%
Surrey -27 16 £43,750 +45.83% 1
East Midlands -23 15 £37,500 +56.25% 8
Birmingham -20 14 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Colchester +27 13 £42,500 -2.29%
Worcestershire -2 13 £37,500 +53.06%

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1727 (100.00%) Windows
2 1174 (67.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 1116 (64.62%) Windows Server
4 1055 (61.09%) Active Directory
5 957 (55.41%) Microsoft
6 923 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 880 (50.96%) VMware
8 709 (41.05%) MS Exchange
9 553 (32.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 501 (29.01%) ITIL
11 475 (27.50%) SQL Server
12 465 (26.93%) Cisco
13 451 (26.11%) DNS
14 421 (24.38%) Firewall
15 419 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 404 (23.39%) MS Excel
17 400 (23.16%) Citrix
18 361 (20.90%) Windows 7
19 357 (20.67%) DHCP
20 352 (20.38%) SQL
21 338 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
22 332 (19.22%) MS Office
23 331 (19.17%) Hyper-V
24 302 (17.49%) Linux
25 301 (17.43%) Office 365
26 288 (16.68%) TCP/IP
27 287 (16.62%) IIS
27 287 (16.62%) HP
28 279 (16.16%) SAN
29 269 (15.58%) 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
1 709 (41.05%) MS Exchange
2 419 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 287 (16.62%) IIS
4 228 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 181 (10.48%) SharePoint
6 177 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 149 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 106 (6.14%) Skype for Business
9 52 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 40 (2.32%) Tomcat
11 36 (2.08%) Apache
12 28 (1.62%) IBM Notes
13 23 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (0.87%) SAS
16 15 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.81%) IBM Domino
17 14 (0.81%) JBoss
17 14 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 404 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 332 (19.22%) MS Office
3 42 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.87%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.058%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.058%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.29%) Maximo
2 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.23%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) BPCS
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.058%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 301 (17.43%) Office 365
2 115 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.03%) SaaS
5 25 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (1.45%) PaaS
6 16 (0.93%) IaaS
7 12 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.41%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.17%) Akamai
12 3 (0.17%) G Suite
12 3 (0.17%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 451 (26.11%) DNS
2 421 (24.38%) Firewall
3 357 (20.67%) DHCP
4 288 (16.68%) TCP/IP
5 279 (16.16%) SAN
6 218 (12.62%) WAN
7 201 (11.64%) LAN
8 190 (11.00%) VPN
9 100 (5.79%) VoIP
10 94 (5.44%) Internet
11 86 (4.98%) NAS
11 86 (4.98%) VLAN
12 76 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
13 59 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
14 56 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (3.13%) Skype
16 52 (3.01%) iSCSI
16 52 (3.01%) Wireless
17 44 (2.55%) SSL
18 36 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 168 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (8.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 91 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.51%) MySQL
7 26 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 23 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.04%) DB2
11 16 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.58%) MS Access
13 10 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.69%) JIRA
3 7 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.35%) Selenium
4 6 (0.35%) Subversion
4 6 (0.35%) Toad
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.17%) MSI
7 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.058%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.058%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.058%) Trac
General
1 220 (12.74%) Finance
2 46 (2.66%) Retail
3 45 (2.61%) German Language
4 40 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.20%) Law
6 32 (1.85%) Advertising
7 29 (1.68%) Banking
7 29 (1.68%) French Language
8 25 (1.45%) Back Office
9 22 (1.27%) Legal
9 22 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.16%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.69%) Marketing
12 10 (0.58%) Electronics
13 7 (0.41%) Military
14 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.29%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 352 (20.38%) Support Engineer
2 326 (18.88%) Analyst
3 207 (11.99%) Support Analyst
4 202 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 183 (10.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 180 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 179 (10.36%) IT Support
8 146 (8.45%) IT Engineer
9 145 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
10 125 (7.24%) Administrator
11 114 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 111 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
13 97 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
14 96 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 94 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 87 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (4.92%) Server Engineer
18 82 (4.75%) Applications Support
19 74 (4.28%) Wintel Engineer
20 73 (4.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.76%) .NET
2 56 (3.24%) Web Services
3 37 (2.14%) HTML
4 27 (1.56%) XML
5 20 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 16 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 15 (0.87%) Regular Expression
8 12 (0.69%) SAP Basis
9 11 (0.64%) J2EE
9 11 (0.64%) SOAP
10 10 (0.58%) CSS
10 10 (0.58%) EDI
11 8 (0.46%) COM
11 8 (0.46%) JSON
12 6 (0.35%) FFmpeg
12 6 (0.35%) Middleware
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.35%) XSL
13 5 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 186 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 124 (7.18%) Clustering
3 113 (6.54%) Blackberry
4 109 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 63 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 59 (3.42%) iPhone
7 59 (3.42%) Replication
8 33 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.45%) N-Tier
11 25 (1.45%) PKI
12 21 (1.22%) Statistics
13 20 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.04%) iPad
16 15 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
16 15 (0.87%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1727 (100.00%) Windows
2 1174 (67.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 1116 (64.62%) Windows Server
4 923 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 361 (20.90%) Windows 7
6 302 (17.49%) Linux
7 269 (15.58%) Windows XP
8 159 (9.21%) Unix
9 131 (7.59%) Windows 8
10 112 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 112 (6.49%) Windows 2000
11 81 (4.69%) Solaris
12 71 (4.11%) Windows Vista
13 67 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (2.43%) Mac OS X
15 40 (2.32%) Android
16 26 (1.51%) Apple iOS
17 25 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (1.33%) Mac OS
18 23 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (29.01%) ITIL
2 161 (9.32%) Service Delivery
3 111 (6.43%) Service Management
4 107 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 107 (6.20%) Migration
5 105 (6.08%) Project Management
6 95 (5.50%) High Availability
7 92 (5.33%) Problem Management
8 82 (4.75%) Change Control
9 80 (4.63%) Change Management
10 65 (3.76%) Mentoring
10 65 (3.76%) Risk Management
11 64 (3.71%) Load Balancing
12 49 (2.84%) Information Security
12 49 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
12 49 (2.84%) Presales
13 45 (2.61%) Coaching
13 45 (2.61%) Incident Management
14 43 (2.49%) ITSM
14 43 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 352 (20.38%) SQL
2 248 (14.36%) PowerShell
3 55 (3.18%) VBScript
4 52 (3.01%) VB
5 49 (2.84%) Java
6 38 (2.20%) C
7 35 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 32 (1.85%) C#
9 27 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 22 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.16%) Perl
12 16 (0.93%) Python
13 15 (0.87%) C++
14 13 (0.75%) PHP
15 12 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.41%) VB6
17 5 (0.29%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.29%) VBA
18 3 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 338 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 250 (14.48%) MCSE
3 173 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
4 158 (9.15%) CCNA
5 149 (8.63%) Degree
6 116 (6.72%) MCSA
7 108 (6.25%) MCP
8 107 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 101 (5.85%) MCITP
10 100 (5.79%) Security Cleared
11 75 (4.34%) SC Cleared
12 53 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
13 48 (2.78%) CCNP
14 32 (1.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (1.74%) A+ Certification
16 26 (1.51%) DV Cleared
17 21 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (1.04%) CISSP
19 16 (0.93%) MCTS
20 15 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (13.84%) SLA
2 37 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.41%) GPG13
4 7 (0.41%) HIPAA
4 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.23%) QA
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.058%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.058%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1055 (61.09%) Active Directory
2 553 (32.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 331 (19.17%) Hyper-V
4 211 (12.22%) vSphere
5 148 (8.57%) XenApp
6 107 (6.20%) VMware ESX
7 90 (5.21%) Terminal Services
8 78 (4.52%) XenDesktop
9 55 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
10 40 (2.32%) vCloud
11 35 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
12 31 (1.80%) Terminal Server
13 30 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
14 24 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
14 24 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (1.39%) XenServer
15 16 (0.93%) ISA Server
16 14 (0.81%) NFS
17 12 (0.69%) Samba
18 9 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 198 (11.46%) SCCM
2 115 (6.66%) SCOM
3 84 (4.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 73 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 57 (3.30%) WSUS
6 25 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 24 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 21 (1.22%) Nessus
8 21 (1.22%) vMotion
9 19 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 18 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 17 (0.98%) WMI
12 16 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.87%) HP SIM
14 14 (0.81%) Nagios
15 13 (0.75%) Puppet
15 13 (0.75%) XenMobile
16 11 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 11 (0.64%) SCOrch
17 10 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 957 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 880 (50.96%) VMware
3 465 (26.93%) Cisco
4 400 (23.16%) Citrix
5 287 (16.62%) HP
6 150 (8.69%) Oracle
7 114 (6.60%) Dell
8 103 (5.96%) Juniper
9 100 (5.79%) CheckPoint
10 76 (4.40%) NetApp
11 72 (4.17%) F5
11 72 (4.17%) Palo Alto
12 67 (3.88%) Symantec
13 63 (3.65%) Red Hat
14 56 (3.24%) Veritas
15 54 (3.13%) SonicWALL
16 53 (3.07%) Crossbeam
17 52 (3.01%) Veeam
18 50 (2.90%) Blue Coat
19 49 (2.84%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £2300 - £20000 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Offer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + training, vendor certification
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £39000 per annum + 20% pension - Flexi Time
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago