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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 87 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 137 95 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 2.15% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.08% 9.03% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 124 89 129
Average salary £32,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £22,720
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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
1237 1052 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.11% 23.78% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 872 1068
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,976 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -8 32 £27,500 -44.16% 2
Staffordshire +20 23 £22,500 +9.75%
Warwickshire +5 23 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire -1 19 £31,000 +55.00%
Coventry +1 15 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Worcestershire +15 10 £38,750 +109.45% 1
Solihull -10 3 £34,500 +55.05% 1
Wolverhampton -10 2 £43,750 +45.83%
Walsall - 2 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (84.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 191 (58.41%) Active Directory
4 181 (55.35%) VMware
5 160 (48.93%) Microsoft
6 143 (43.73%) MS Exchange
7 126 (38.53%) Citrix
8 121 (37.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (30.58%) SQL Server
10 98 (29.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 89 (27.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 87 (26.61%) LAN
13 86 (26.30%) Windows XP
14 83 (25.38%) Firewall
15 82 (25.08%) Finance
16 81 (24.77%) Windows 7
17 78 (23.85%) SAN
17 78 (23.85%) Hyper-V
18 76 (23.24%) SQL
19 73 (22.32%) Cisco
20 71 (21.71%) ITIL
20 71 (21.71%) WAN
20 71 (21.71%) TCP/IP
20 71 (21.71%) DNS
21 63 (19.27%) MS Excel
22 59 (18.04%) HP
23 58 (17.74%) MS Office
24 53 (16.21%) XenApp
25 52 (15.90%) vSphere
26 51 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 143 (43.73%) MS Exchange
2 89 (27.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (12.23%) IIS
4 39 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (10.70%) SharePoint
7 31 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (4.28%) Lync
9 11 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.83%) CMS
10 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.83%) Apache
10 6 (1.83%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 63 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 58 (17.74%) MS Office
3 7 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Agresso
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.81%) Office 365
2 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (26.61%) LAN
2 83 (25.38%) Firewall
3 78 (23.85%) SAN
4 71 (21.71%) WAN
4 71 (21.71%) TCP/IP
4 71 (21.71%) DNS
5 43 (13.15%) DHCP
6 33 (10.09%) VPN
7 29 (8.87%) Internet
8 26 (7.95%) Wireless
9 24 (7.34%) IP Telephony
9 24 (7.34%) VoIP
10 17 (5.20%) Intranet
11 16 (4.89%) NAS
12 13 (3.98%) SSH
13 12 (3.67%) VLAN
13 12 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (3.06%) DDNS
15 9 (2.75%) FTP
16 8 (2.45%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (10.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.83%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) MySQL
9 1 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 82 (25.08%) Finance
2 23 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.83%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (24.46%) Analyst
2 50 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 38 (11.62%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.26%) IT Support
6 26 (7.95%) Network Engineer
7 20 (6.12%) Consultant
8 17 (5.20%) Test Engineer
9 16 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.59%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.59%) Support Technician
10 15 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.28%) Team Leader
11 14 (4.28%) Administrator
12 11 (3.36%) Server Support
12 11 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.36%) IT Support Technician
12 11 (3.36%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.12%) .NET
2 16 (4.89%) XML
3 8 (2.45%) Web Services
4 5 (1.53%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.22%) COM
5 4 (1.22%) HTML
6 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (0.92%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.61%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.61%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.81%) Clustering
2 17 (5.20%) Biometrics
2 17 (5.20%) Smartcard
2 17 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.67%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.53%) Life Science
7 5 (1.53%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.92%) Statistics
9 2 (0.61%) Replication
9 2 (0.61%) NHS
9 2 (0.61%) Wiki
9 2 (0.61%) PDA
9 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.61%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 277 (84.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (37.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (26.30%) Windows XP
5 81 (24.77%) Windows 7
6 35 (10.70%) Linux
7 23 (7.03%) Windows Vista
8 22 (6.73%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (4.28%) Android
11 9 (2.75%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.45%) UNIX
12 8 (2.45%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.92%) CentOS
14 3 (0.92%) Solaris
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.71%) ITIL
2 26 (7.95%) Service Delivery
3 19 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (5.81%) Automated Testing
4 18 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (5.20%) Identity Management
5 17 (5.20%) Cyber Security
6 16 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (3.98%) Mentoring
8 13 (3.98%) Change Management
9 10 (3.06%) Network Management
10 9 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (2.75%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.45%) Service Management
12 7 (2.14%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (1.83%) Project Management
13 6 (1.83%) CRM
13 6 (1.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.24%) SQL
2 13 (3.98%) VB
3 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.83%) VBScript
5 6 (1.83%) C#
6 5 (1.53%) R
7 4 (1.22%) C
7 4 (1.22%) VBA
8 3 (0.92%) VB6
8 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (12.23%) MCSE
2 40 (12.23%) Degree
3 28 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (7.65%) CCNA
4 25 (7.65%) MCSA
5 20 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 19 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (4.89%) MCITP
7 16 (4.89%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.89%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (4.59%) CCA
9 11 (3.36%) VCP4
10 8 (2.45%) MCP
11 6 (1.83%) CCNP
12 5 (1.53%) CCEE
12 5 (1.53%) CCIA
12 5 (1.53%) CCEA
13 4 (1.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.12%) SLA
2 17 (5.20%) ISO 9001
2 17 (5.20%) TickIT
3 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.61%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 98 (29.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (23.85%) Hyper-V
4 53 (16.21%) XenApp
5 52 (15.90%) vSphere
6 32 (9.79%) VMware ESX
7 25 (7.65%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (3.06%) XenServer
11 8 (2.45%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) SRDF
14 1 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (7.34%) SCCM
2 20 (6.12%) WSUS
3 19 (5.81%) SCOM
4 13 (3.98%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.06%) MOM
5 10 (3.06%) SCDPM
6 9 (2.75%) Nagios
7 6 (1.83%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.53%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.22%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.61%) Legato
12 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 181 (55.35%) VMware
2 160 (48.93%) Microsoft
3 126 (38.53%) Citrix
4 73 (22.32%) Cisco
5 59 (18.04%) HP
6 42 (12.84%) NetApp
7 21 (6.42%) EMC
8 18 (5.50%) Symantec
9 14 (4.28%) Dell
10 12 (3.67%) SonicWALL
11 11 (3.36%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.36%) CommVault
12 10 (3.06%) Apple
13 8 (2.45%) Juniper
13 8 (2.45%) Brocade
14 7 (2.14%) Avaya
14 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.83%) AppSense
15 6 (1.83%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.83%) EPiServer
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