The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 86 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 151 239 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.73% 4.30% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.65% 17.06% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 129 212 150
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1296 1401 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.41% 25.20% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1219 990
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -59 31 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Coventry +7 27 £38,500 -12.50% 2
Solihull +4 26 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Warwickshire +6 20 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Staffordshire -8 14 £26,250 -15.32% 6
Shropshire -11 12 £32,500 +80.55% 2
Herefordshire 0 6 £42,500 - 1
West Bromwich -1 3 £28,250 -22.60%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -13 2 £28,250 -13.74% 3
Walsall -3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (80.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 149 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 146 (48.99%) Microsoft
5 142 (47.65%) VMware
6 120 (40.27%) Citrix
7 107 (35.91%) MS Exchange
8 95 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 93 (31.21%) Windows XP
10 91 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 88 (29.53%) Cisco
12 84 (28.19%) Windows 7
13 80 (26.85%) TCP/IP
14 77 (25.84%) WAN
14 77 (25.84%) SQL
15 75 (25.17%) Finance
16 73 (24.50%) MS Excel
17 72 (24.16%) LAN
18 68 (22.82%) Firewall
19 57 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
20 56 (18.79%) SQL Server
21 55 (18.46%) XenApp
22 53 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2010
23 52 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2003
23 52 (17.45%) ITIL
24 50 (16.78%) HP
25 49 (16.44%) MS Office
25 49 (16.44%) vSphere
26 48 (16.11%) SAN
27 44 (14.77%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 107 (35.91%) MS Exchange
2 53 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 44 (14.77%) IIS
5 37 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (10.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (5.37%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.68%) Lync
10 4 (1.34%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (1.34%) CMS
10 4 (1.34%) Apache
10 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 73 (24.50%) MS Excel
2 49 (16.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.03%) Office 365
2 4 (1.34%) IaaS
2 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.85%) TCP/IP
2 77 (25.84%) WAN
3 72 (24.16%) LAN
4 68 (22.82%) Firewall
5 48 (16.11%) SAN
6 37 (12.42%) DNS
7 36 (12.08%) VPN
8 28 (9.40%) Internet
9 27 (9.06%) DHCP
9 27 (9.06%) VoIP
10 16 (5.37%) VLAN
11 15 (5.03%) IP Telephony
11 15 (5.03%) NetScaler
12 14 (4.70%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (4.70%) NAS
12 14 (4.70%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (4.70%) Wireless
12 14 (4.70%) 3G
12 14 (4.70%) Broadband
13 12 (4.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.67%) MySQL
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.34%) DTS
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) Informix
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.34%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
General
1 75 (25.17%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.02%) Retail
4 6 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Local Government
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (30.20%) Analyst
2 49 (16.44%) Support Analyst
3 46 (15.44%) Support Engineer
4 31 (10.40%) IT Support
5 29 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (9.06%) Consultant
7 26 (8.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (8.05%) Test Engineer
9 21 (7.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (7.05%) Service Analyst
10 19 (6.38%) Administrator
11 16 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (4.36%) Network Analyst
13 13 (4.36%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.03%) IT Support Analyst
15 11 (3.69%) Developer
16 10 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 10 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.04%) .NET
2 15 (5.03%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.70%) Web Services
3 14 (4.70%) XML
4 12 (4.03%) HTML
5 11 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (1.34%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.08%) Blackberry
2 24 (8.05%) Biometrics
2 24 (8.05%) Smartcard
2 24 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.03%) Replication
4 14 (4.70%) PDA
5 13 (4.36%) Clustering
6 11 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.02%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.34%) CMDB
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) AS400
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (80.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (31.21%) Windows XP
4 91 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (28.19%) Windows 7
6 28 (9.40%) Windows Vista
7 22 (7.38%) Windows 8
8 20 (6.71%) Linux
8 20 (6.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.01%) Android
11 4 (1.34%) BlackBerry OS
11 4 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.34%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.01%) UNIX
12 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.67%) Solaris
13 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.45%) ITIL
2 28 (9.40%) Identity Management
3 24 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (8.05%) Automated Testing
3 24 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.05%) Cyber Security
4 17 (5.70%) Asset Management
5 14 (4.70%) Service Management
6 13 (4.36%) Network Management
7 12 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (3.69%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.68%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.35%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (1.68%) Change Management
13 5 (1.68%) Migration
13 5 (1.68%) Change Control
13 5 (1.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 77 (25.84%) SQL
2 20 (6.71%) VB
3 11 (3.69%) VB.NET
3 11 (3.69%) VB6
4 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.68%) VBScript
5 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.67%) R
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Java
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (13.42%) MCSE
3 29 (9.73%) Degree
4 28 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (7.72%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (7.05%) CCNA
7 18 (6.04%) CCA
8 16 (5.37%) NCDA
9 15 (5.03%) MCP
10 12 (4.03%) Security Cleared
11 11 (3.69%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.36%) MCITP
12 10 (3.36%) VCAP
13 9 (3.02%) VCDX
13 9 (3.02%) VTSP
13 9 (3.02%) NCIE
14 7 (2.35%) CCIE
15 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.07%) SLA
2 24 (8.05%) TickIT
2 24 (8.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 149 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 95 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (18.46%) XenApp
4 49 (16.44%) vSphere
5 42 (14.09%) Hyper-V
6 36 (12.08%) XenDesktop
7 30 (10.07%) VMware ESX
8 17 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (4.36%) XenServer
10 12 (4.03%) Terminal Services
11 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.01%) Terminal Server
14 4 (1.34%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.01%) UAG
16 2 (0.67%) NFS
16 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 33 (11.07%) SCCM
2 25 (8.39%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.70%) SCOM
4 11 (3.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (3.02%) WSUS
7 5 (1.68%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.34%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.01%) MOM
9 3 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.67%) Legato
11 1 (0.34%) Nessus
11 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 146 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 142 (47.65%) VMware
3 120 (40.27%) Citrix
4 88 (29.53%) Cisco
5 50 (16.78%) HP
6 37 (12.42%) NetApp
7 19 (6.38%) LANDesk
7 19 (6.38%) Symantec
8 17 (5.70%) EMC
9 15 (5.03%) McAfee
9 15 (5.03%) AppSense
10 13 (4.36%) Dell
11 11 (3.69%) SonicWALL
12 10 (3.36%) Mitel
12 10 (3.36%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.02%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.02%) Siemens
13 9 (3.02%) IBM
14 8 (2.68%) Fujitsu
14 8 (2.68%) CommVault
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car OR car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £26000 per annum - company car or car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus and pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago