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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 282 208 118
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -90
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1064 1783 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.63% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 6.20% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1558 2293
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%

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
23302 28756 30690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.70% 26.22% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19824 24367 25359
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 September 2016 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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -74 1007 £37,000 +5.71% 111
London -125 308 £44,000 +3.52% 23
South East -42 225 £31,000 -7.46% 24
South West +4 131 £32,500 - 15
Yorkshire 0 101 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Berkshire +20 76 £50,000 +26.58% 3
West Midlands -34 75 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Wiltshire +29 73 £32,500 +20.37% 2
West Yorkshire 0 73 £36,750 +5.00% 5
North West +4 67 £42,500 +54.54% 14
Leeds +5 61 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Reading +15 54 £70,000 +84.21% 2
Hampshire +13 52 £29,097 -10.47% 8
Manchester -4 49 £47,500 +72.72% 11
City of London -13 48 £56,250 +22.28% 3
East of England -48 48 £36,500 +12.30% 9
Surrey -50 47 £29,000 -10.76% 5
Chippenham +27 45 £32,500 +58.53% 2
Hertfordshire +6 27 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +4 27 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Birmingham -34 26 £32,500 +1.56%
North East +21 25 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Scotland +20 22 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Tyne and Wear +15 22 £36,250 +31.81% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 22 £36,250 +31.81% 5
Somerset +3 22 £29,750 -9.84% 2
Wales -28 18 £30,000 -22.07%
Southampton +17 17 £27,500 -21.42% 2
South Wales -20 17 £30,000 -22.07%
Swindon +8 16 £35,000 +30.84%

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 2263 (100.00%) Windows
2 1570 (69.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1501 (66.33%) Windows Server
4 1349 (59.61%) Microsoft
5 1344 (59.39%) Active Directory
6 1226 (54.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1130 (49.93%) VMware
8 898 (39.68%) MS Exchange
9 697 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 691 (30.53%) SQL Server
11 608 (26.87%) ITIL
12 576 (25.45%) Firewall
13 565 (24.97%) Cisco
14 542 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 523 (23.11%) Citrix
16 515 (22.76%) DNS
17 495 (21.87%) SQL
18 488 (21.56%) Windows 7
19 479 (21.17%) MS Excel
20 447 (19.75%) Hyper-V
21 427 (18.87%) DHCP
22 407 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 404 (17.85%) Office 365
24 393 (17.37%) Linux
25 383 (16.92%) MS Office
26 375 (16.57%) HP
27 373 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2007
28 369 (16.31%) SAN
29 368 (16.26%) SLA
30 363 (16.04%) TCP/IP

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
1 898 (39.68%) MS Exchange
2 542 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 373 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 286 (12.64%) IIS
5 258 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 223 (9.85%) SharePoint
7 190 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 128 (5.66%) Skype for Business
9 66 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 45 (1.99%) Apache
11 43 (1.90%) IBM Notes
12 35 (1.55%) NetWeaver
13 34 (1.50%) Tomcat
14 33 (1.46%) IBM Domino
15 23 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (0.97%) JBoss
17 16 (0.71%) SAS
18 14 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
19 13 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 479 (21.17%) MS Excel
2 383 (16.92%) MS Office
3 27 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.088%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
4 4 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.088%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.088%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.088%) Maximo
6 2 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.088%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.088%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.044%) BPCS
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.044%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 404 (17.85%) Office 365
2 152 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.88%) IaaS
5 20 (0.88%) PaaS
6 19 (0.84%) SaaS
7 12 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 9 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.088%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.044%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 576 (25.45%) Firewall
2 515 (22.76%) DNS
3 427 (18.87%) DHCP
4 369 (16.31%) SAN
5 363 (16.04%) TCP/IP
6 250 (11.05%) VPN
7 246 (10.87%) WAN
8 227 (10.03%) LAN
9 139 (6.14%) VoIP
10 111 (4.90%) Internet
11 92 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
12 90 (3.98%) VLAN
13 87 (3.84%) NAS
13 87 (3.84%) Wireless
14 82 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (2.52%) SSL
16 56 (2.47%) Skype
17 52 (2.30%) MPLS
18 48 (2.12%) iSCSI
19 47 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 233 (10.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 207 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 124 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 48 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (1.77%) DB2
7 40 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 37 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 36 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (1.24%) MySQL
11 24 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 23 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 20 (0.88%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.53%) DTS
15 10 (0.44%) MS Access
15 10 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.57%) JIRA
3 12 (0.53%) Subversion
4 11 (0.49%) NUnit
5 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.27%) Selenium
7 4 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.088%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.088%) MSI
8 2 (0.088%) Toad
9 1 (0.044%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.044%) ERwin
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.044%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.044%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.044%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.044%) Xcode
General
1 270 (11.93%) Finance
2 81 (3.58%) Retail
3 59 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 52 (2.30%) German Language
5 49 (2.17%) Banking
6 48 (2.12%) Law
7 45 (1.99%) Legal
8 35 (1.55%) French Language
9 32 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.88%) Back Office
12 15 (0.66%) Advertising
13 12 (0.53%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.49%) Electronics
15 10 (0.44%) Billing
15 10 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.35%) Marketing
16 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.27%) Publishing
18 4 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 512 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 450 (19.89%) Analyst
3 262 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 261 (11.53%) Support Analyst
5 251 (11.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 234 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 230 (10.16%) IT Support
8 208 (9.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 191 (8.44%) Windows Engineer
10 171 (7.56%) IT Engineer
11 170 (7.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 158 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 145 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 143 (6.32%) Administrator
15 127 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
16 123 (5.44%) Service Analyst
17 118 (5.21%) Server Engineer
18 115 (5.08%) Consultant
19 109 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
20 104 (4.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (4.24%) .NET
2 77 (3.40%) Web Services
3 45 (1.99%) XML
4 41 (1.81%) HTML
5 35 (1.55%) SAP Basis
6 31 (1.37%) J2EE
7 25 (1.10%) SOAP
8 24 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 23 (1.02%) COM
10 18 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 16 (0.71%) CSS
12 11 (0.49%) EDI
13 10 (0.44%) LAMP
13 10 (0.44%) Regular Expression
14 9 (0.40%) Ajax
14 9 (0.40%) JSON
15 8 (0.35%) MAPI
16 7 (0.31%) jQuery
16 7 (0.31%) Middleware
17 5 (0.22%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 191 (8.44%) Clustering
2 170 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 150 (6.63%) Blackberry
4 113 (4.99%) Replication
5 107 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (3.84%) Driving Licence
7 66 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 63 (2.78%) iPhone
9 62 (2.74%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 32 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 27 (1.19%) iPad
13 26 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 25 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (0.97%) HP Storage
15 22 (0.97%) RSA SecurID
16 21 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 20 (0.88%) Handset
18 19 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2263 (100.00%) Windows
2 1570 (69.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1501 (66.33%) Windows Server
4 1226 (54.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 488 (21.56%) Windows 7
6 393 (17.37%) Linux
7 346 (15.29%) Windows XP
8 214 (9.46%) Windows 8
9 200 (8.84%) Unix
10 133 (5.88%) Windows Vista
11 131 (5.79%) Windows 10
12 124 (5.48%) Windows 2000
13 98 (4.33%) Solaris
14 93 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 75 (3.31%) Android
16 60 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 57 (2.52%) Apple iOS
18 45 (1.99%) Mac OS X
19 43 (1.90%) Windows NT
20 36 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (26.87%) ITIL
2 157 (6.94%) Service Delivery
3 127 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 121 (5.35%) Project Management
5 117 (5.17%) Service Management
6 110 (4.86%) Migration
7 109 (4.82%) Problem Management
8 104 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 82 (3.62%) Change Control
10 71 (3.14%) Load Balancing
10 71 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 70 (3.09%) Change Management
11 70 (3.09%) Server Virtualisation
12 69 (3.05%) High Availability
13 52 (2.30%) ITSM
13 52 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
14 51 (2.25%) Coaching
14 51 (2.25%) Incident Management
14 51 (2.25%) Presales
15 50 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 495 (21.87%) SQL
2 281 (12.42%) PowerShell
3 60 (2.65%) C
4 56 (2.47%) C#
5 55 (2.43%) Java
5 55 (2.43%) T-SQL
6 44 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 44 (1.94%) VBScript
7 41 (1.81%) VB
8 29 (1.28%) C++
9 20 (0.88%) Perl
10 18 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 18 (0.80%) PHP
11 13 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 10 (0.44%) Python
12 10 (0.44%) VB6
13 9 (0.40%) Korn
13 9 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.22%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 407 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 286 (12.64%) MCSE
3 221 (9.77%) Degree
4 187 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 155 (6.85%) CCNA
7 148 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 140 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 135 (5.97%) MCSA
10 103 (4.55%) MCITP
11 98 (4.33%) MCP
12 90 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
13 60 (2.65%) CCNP
14 41 (1.81%) DV Cleared
15 31 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (1.10%) MCTS
18 20 (0.88%) MCDST
19 18 (0.80%) A+ Certification
20 17 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (16.26%) SLA
2 18 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.53%) QA
4 11 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.40%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.088%) DICOM
6 2 (0.088%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.044%) GPG13
7 1 (0.044%) HL7
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1344 (59.39%) Active Directory
2 697 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 447 (19.75%) Hyper-V
4 268 (11.84%) vSphere
5 213 (9.41%) XenApp
6 135 (5.97%) VMware ESX
7 109 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (4.73%) Terminal Services
9 78 (3.45%) XenDesktop
10 34 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
11 33 (1.46%) NFS
12 32 (1.41%) vCloud
12 32 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
13 26 (1.15%) XenServer
14 20 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 18 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (0.53%) MetaFrame
17 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 275 (12.15%) SCCM
2 184 (8.13%) SCOM
3 128 (5.66%) WSUS
4 116 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 92 (4.07%) Microsoft Clustering
6 66 (2.92%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
8 30 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 26 (1.15%) HP SIM
10 23 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
10 23 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
11 22 (0.97%) vMotion
12 20 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 19 (0.84%) Nagios
14 18 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.75%) DatAdvantage
15 17 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 16 (0.71%) AirWatch
17 15 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1349 (59.61%) Microsoft
2 1130 (49.93%) VMware
3 565 (24.97%) Cisco
4 523 (23.11%) Citrix
5 375 (16.57%) HP
6 236 (10.43%) Oracle
7 177 (7.82%) Dell
8 134 (5.92%) Juniper
9 132 (5.83%) Symantec
10 128 (5.66%) NetApp
11 110 (4.86%) Veeam
12 97 (4.29%) CheckPoint
13 94 (4.15%) Apple
14 90 (3.98%) Red Hat
15 89 (3.93%) EMC
16 76 (3.36%) IBM
17 74 (3.27%) Veritas
18 69 (3.05%) Palo Alto
19 61 (2.70%) F5
20 55 (2.43%) SonicWALL
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus/ On-call Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Sphere IT
Salary: From £18,500 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dominos
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago