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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 335 237 121
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -116
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 806 1502 2878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.41% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 5.38% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1298 2329
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
22070 27942 30896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.57% 26.25% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18528 23640 25723
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -106 735 £36,000 +2.85% 86
London -115 232 £47,500 +26.66% 16
South East -62 177 £32,500 -7.14% 26
South West +3 69 £33,500 +3.07% 9
West Midlands -39 69 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Yorkshire -3 60 £30,000 -9.09% 9
Berkshire -46 57 £40,000 - 8
East of England -51 54 £42,500 +26.86% 6
Hampshire +5 46 £30,000 -13.97% 3
Reading 0 45 £55,000 +57.14% 6
City of London +1 43 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Yorkshire -3 41 £33,000 -5.71% 6
North West -64 39 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Scotland +20 36 £39,500 -6.50% 3
Manchester -23 28 £30,000 +3.89% 1
Wiltshire +27 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Essex +26 25 £42,500 +66.66% 2
Birmingham -32 25 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Sussex +28 24 £26,500 -15.87% 1
Glasgow +28 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East +20 19 £42,500 +112.50% 3
Kent +7 19 £32,500 -7.14%
Leeds -24 18 £35,750 +2.14% 5
Crawley +22 17 £26,500 +6.00% 1
East Midlands -17 16 £35,000 +34.61% 4
Tyne and Wear +6 15 £40,000 +100.00% 2
Gloucestershire -11 15 £33,000 +1.53%
Surrey -46 15 £47,500 +63.79% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 14 £40,000 +100.00% 2
South Yorkshire +13 14 £27,500 +16.03% 1

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1986 (100.00%) Windows
2 1365 (68.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1272 (64.05%) Windows Server
4 1181 (59.47%) Active Directory
5 1169 (58.86%) Microsoft
6 1071 (53.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1009 (50.81%) VMware
8 805 (40.53%) MS Exchange
9 621 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 568 (28.60%) ITIL
11 567 (28.55%) SQL Server
12 509 (25.63%) Cisco
13 496 (24.97%) DNS
14 491 (24.72%) Firewall
15 475 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 446 (22.46%) Citrix
17 438 (22.05%) MS Excel
18 426 (21.45%) SQL
19 411 (20.69%) Windows 7
20 408 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
21 392 (19.74%) DHCP
22 370 (18.63%) MS Office
23 360 (18.13%) Hyper-V
24 348 (17.52%) Office 365
25 347 (17.47%) TCP/IP
26 334 (16.82%) IIS
26 334 (16.82%) HP
27 322 (16.21%) Linux
28 318 (16.01%) SLA
28 318 (16.01%) SAN

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
1 805 (40.53%) MS Exchange
2 475 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 334 (16.82%) IIS
4 292 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 194 (9.77%) SharePoint
6 190 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 155 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 102 (5.14%) Skype for Business
9 52 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 41 (2.06%) Apache
10 41 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.71%) NetWeaver
12 32 (1.61%) IBM Notes
13 25 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
16 18 (0.91%) IBM Domino
17 17 (0.86%) JBoss
18 15 (0.76%) WebLogic
19 14 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 438 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 370 (18.63%) MS Office
3 37 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.55%) MS Project
6 10 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.15%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.10%) BPCS
4 2 (0.10%) Maximo
4 2 (0.10%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.10%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.050%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.050%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 348 (17.52%) Office 365
2 116 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.91%) SaaS
5 32 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.16%) PaaS
7 20 (1.01%) IaaS
8 9 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.15%) G Suite
11 3 (0.15%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.10%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 496 (24.97%) DNS
2 491 (24.72%) Firewall
3 392 (19.74%) DHCP
4 347 (17.47%) TCP/IP
5 318 (16.01%) SAN
6 259 (13.04%) WAN
7 235 (11.83%) LAN
8 216 (10.88%) VPN
9 106 (5.34%) VoIP
10 101 (5.09%) Internet
11 93 (4.68%) Remote Desktop
12 81 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
13 76 (3.83%) VLAN
14 73 (3.68%) NAS
15 62 (3.12%) SSL
16 59 (2.97%) Skype
17 55 (2.77%) MPLS
17 55 (2.77%) Wireless
18 51 (2.57%) Ethernet
19 48 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (28.55%) SQL Server
2 185 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 171 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 99 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
6 40 (2.01%) DB2
7 37 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 24 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (1.11%) MySQL
12 19 (0.96%) Relational Database
13 17 (0.86%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.81%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (0.55%) MS Access
18 9 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
19 8 (0.40%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.65%) JIRA
3 7 (0.35%) Subversion
3 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.30%) Toad
5 5 (0.25%) Selenium
6 4 (0.20%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.20%) MSI
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.10%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.050%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.050%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.050%) NUnit
General
1 264 (13.29%) Finance
2 60 (3.02%) Retail
3 59 (2.97%) German Language
4 47 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.32%) Banking
6 44 (2.22%) Law
7 39 (1.96%) French Language
8 31 (1.56%) Legal
9 29 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.26%) Advertising
11 23 (1.16%) Back Office
12 22 (1.11%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.65%) Electronics
14 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.50%) Marketing
15 7 (0.35%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.35%) Military
16 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 413 (20.80%) Support Engineer
2 389 (19.59%) Analyst
3 232 (11.68%) Support Analyst
4 223 (11.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 223 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 202 (10.17%) IT Support
6 199 (10.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 153 (7.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 153 (7.70%) IT Engineer
8 134 (6.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 134 (6.75%) Administrator
9 127 (6.39%) Windows Engineer
10 115 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 112 (5.64%) IT Support Engineer
12 108 (5.44%) Consultant
13 107 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 102 (5.14%) Applications Support
15 91 (4.58%) IT Analyst
16 85 (4.28%) Server Engineer
17 82 (4.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (4.48%) .NET
2 71 (3.58%) Web Services
3 37 (1.86%) XML
4 35 (1.76%) HTML
5 34 (1.71%) SAP Basis
6 20 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.01%) SOAP
7 18 (0.91%) J2EE
8 15 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 15 (0.76%) COM
8 15 (0.76%) Regular Expression
9 14 (0.70%) EDI
10 13 (0.65%) CSS
11 10 (0.50%) JSON
12 6 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.30%) LAMP
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.30%) XSL
13 4 (0.20%) Ajax
13 4 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 166 (8.36%) Clustering
3 134 (6.75%) Blackberry
4 109 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (4.13%) Driving Licence
6 77 (3.88%) Replication
7 72 (3.63%) Management Information System
8 61 (3.07%) iPhone
9 47 (2.37%) Computer Science
10 30 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 27 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.21%) RSA SecurID
14 23 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.16%) iPad
15 20 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (0.91%) Handset
16 18 (0.91%) PKI
17 15 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
17 15 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1986 (100.00%) Windows
2 1365 (68.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1272 (64.05%) Windows Server
4 1071 (53.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 411 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 322 (16.21%) Linux
7 305 (15.36%) Windows XP
8 176 (8.86%) Unix
9 151 (7.60%) Windows 8
10 116 (5.84%) Windows 10
11 111 (5.59%) Windows 2000
12 94 (4.73%) Solaris
12 94 (4.73%) Windows Vista
13 78 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 48 (2.42%) Android
15 42 (2.11%) Mac OS X
16 38 (1.91%) Apple iOS
17 33 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
18 29 (1.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (28.60%) ITIL
2 161 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 119 (5.99%) Project Management
4 110 (5.54%) Service Management
5 106 (5.34%) Migration
6 105 (5.29%) Problem Management
7 101 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 91 (4.58%) High Availability
9 90 (4.53%) Change Control
10 78 (3.93%) Change Management
11 75 (3.78%) Load Balancing
11 75 (3.78%) Mentoring
12 56 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
13 55 (2.77%) Risk Management
14 47 (2.37%) Server Building
15 44 (2.22%) Business Continuity
15 44 (2.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 44 (2.22%) ITSM
16 43 (2.17%) CRM
16 43 (2.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 426 (21.45%) SQL
2 269 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 53 (2.67%) VBScript
4 46 (2.32%) Java
5 45 (2.27%) VB
6 37 (1.86%) C#
7 35 (1.76%) T-SQL
8 31 (1.56%) C
9 30 (1.51%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.41%) Perl
11 23 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.86%) Python
13 15 (0.76%) PHP
13 15 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.50%) C++
15 7 (0.35%) VB6
16 6 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.25%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.20%) VBA
19 2 (0.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 408 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 307 (15.46%) MCSE
3 211 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (9.21%) CCNA
5 168 (8.46%) Degree
6 137 (6.90%) MCSA
7 135 (6.80%) Security Cleared
8 129 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 116 (5.84%) MCITP
10 112 (5.64%) MCP
11 105 (5.29%) SC Cleared
12 73 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (2.62%) CCNP
14 40 (2.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (1.71%) DV Cleared
16 30 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
17 22 (1.11%) A+ Certification
18 17 (0.86%) CCIE
18 17 (0.86%) MCTS
19 15 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (16.01%) SLA
2 33 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.45%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.45%) QA
4 9 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.20%) GPG13
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.050%) HL7
7 1 (0.050%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1181 (59.47%) Active Directory
2 621 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 360 (18.13%) Hyper-V
4 247 (12.44%) vSphere
5 166 (8.36%) XenApp
6 122 (6.14%) VMware ESX
7 104 (5.24%) Terminal Services
8 65 (3.27%) XenDesktop
9 57 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
11 35 (1.76%) vCloud
12 26 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
13 25 (1.26%) XenServer
14 23 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 22 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
16 16 (0.81%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (0.65%) NFS
19 12 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 228 (11.48%) SCCM
2 144 (7.25%) SCOM
3 95 (4.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 87 (4.38%) WSUS
5 86 (4.33%) Backup Exec
6 42 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 26 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 22 (1.11%) Nessus
8 22 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 21 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
10 18 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
11 17 (0.86%) Puppet
12 16 (0.81%) HP SIM
12 16 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 16 (0.81%) vMotion
13 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 14 (0.70%) Nagios
15 12 (0.60%) DameWare
15 12 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1169 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 1009 (50.81%) VMware
3 509 (25.63%) Cisco
4 446 (22.46%) Citrix
5 334 (16.82%) HP
6 208 (10.47%) Oracle
7 145 (7.30%) Dell
8 116 (5.84%) Juniper
9 100 (5.04%) CheckPoint
10 90 (4.53%) NetApp
11 87 (4.38%) Symantec
12 84 (4.23%) Red Hat
13 82 (4.13%) Veritas
14 76 (3.83%) Palo Alto
15 74 (3.73%) Veeam
16 73 (3.68%) F5
17 72 (3.63%) EMC
18 65 (3.27%) SonicWALL
19 56 (2.82%) Apple
20 49 (2.47%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £26,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £32k - 40k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ninesharp
Posted: 3 days ago
Radstock, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + salary reviews / training
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
AAP3
Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago