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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 98 115 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -48
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 122 78 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 1.90% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.64% 8.14% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 131
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
1265 958 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.76% 23.30% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 790 1031
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -15 29 £28,750 -11.53% 6
Shropshire +2 23 £30,500 +52.50%
Staffordshire +3 18 £20,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire -10 15 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Coventry -21 9 £22,500 -45.45% 2
Worcestershire -6 8 £36,750 +98.64% 3
Solihull -6 6 £34,500 +43.75%
Wolverhampton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
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 27 February 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 262 (86.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 190 (62.71%) Active Directory
4 167 (55.12%) VMware
5 148 (48.84%) Microsoft
6 130 (42.90%) MS Exchange
7 115 (37.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (35.97%) Citrix
9 97 (32.01%) SQL Server
10 92 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 81 (26.73%) Windows XP
13 80 (26.40%) LAN
14 76 (25.08%) Firewall
15 74 (24.42%) SAN
16 72 (23.76%) DNS
17 71 (23.43%) Windows 7
17 71 (23.43%) Hyper-V
18 70 (23.10%) TCP/IP
19 69 (22.77%) Cisco
19 69 (22.77%) Finance
20 67 (22.11%) SQL
20 67 (22.11%) ITIL
21 66 (21.78%) WAN
22 59 (19.47%) MS Excel
23 58 (19.14%) HP
24 53 (17.49%) MS Office
25 51 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
26 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
27 45 (14.85%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 130 (42.90%) MS Exchange
2 82 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (11.22%) IIS
4 34 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (10.23%) SharePoint
6 26 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.63%) Lync
8 8 (2.64%) Apache
9 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.99%) CMS
10 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.66%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 53 (17.49%) MS Office
3 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Agresso
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) IaaS
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.40%) LAN
2 76 (25.08%) Firewall
3 74 (24.42%) SAN
4 72 (23.76%) DNS
5 70 (23.10%) TCP/IP
6 66 (21.78%) WAN
7 45 (14.85%) DHCP
8 36 (11.88%) VPN
9 27 (8.91%) Wireless
10 24 (7.92%) Internet
11 20 (6.60%) IP Telephony
11 20 (6.60%) VoIP
12 17 (5.61%) Intranet
13 14 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (4.29%) NAS
15 12 (3.96%) DDNS
16 11 (3.63%) VLAN
17 10 (3.30%) SSH
18 9 (2.97%) IPv4
18 9 (2.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (13.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.98%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.65%) MS Access
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.33%) Toad
2 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.33%) NUnit
2 1 (0.33%) Selenium
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (22.77%) Finance
2 16 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.31%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (24.42%) Analyst
2 47 (15.51%) Support Engineer
3 32 (10.56%) Support Analyst
4 29 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (7.26%) Network Engineer
7 21 (6.93%) IT Support
8 16 (5.28%) Applications Support
9 15 (4.95%) Consultant
9 15 (4.95%) Test Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Service Analyst
10 14 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (4.62%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.29%) Administrator
12 12 (3.96%) Support Technician
12 12 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (3.96%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) IT Support Technician
14 9 (2.97%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.27%) .NET
2 14 (4.62%) XML
3 6 (1.98%) Web Services
4 4 (1.32%) COM
5 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.99%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.66%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.33%) Ajax
7 1 (0.33%) HTML5
7 1 (0.33%) CSS3
7 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.33%) WinForms
7 1 (0.33%) HTML
7 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Clustering
2 16 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.95%) Biometrics
3 15 (4.95%) Smartcard
3 15 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.97%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.31%) Replication
9 5 (1.65%) Life Science
10 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.99%) Statistics
12 2 (0.66%) Wiki
12 2 (0.66%) PDA
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 262 (86.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (37.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (26.73%) Windows XP
5 71 (23.43%) Windows 7
6 38 (12.54%) Linux
7 21 (6.93%) Windows Vista
8 20 (6.60%) Windows 2000 Server
8 20 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.29%) Android
10 9 (2.97%) Windows 2000
11 8 (2.64%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.31%) UNIX
13 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.99%) CentOS
15 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.33%) SUSE
16 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.11%) ITIL
2 32 (10.56%) Service Delivery
3 17 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (5.61%) Automated Testing
4 16 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (4.95%) Identity Management
5 15 (4.95%) Cyber Security
6 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (3.30%) Change Management
7 10 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (3.30%) Mentoring
8 9 (2.97%) Network Management
9 8 (2.64%) Network Design
9 8 (2.64%) Service Management
10 7 (2.31%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.98%) High Availability
11 6 (1.98%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (1.98%) Line Management
11 6 (1.98%) Configuration Management
11 6 (1.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.11%) SQL
2 7 (2.31%) C#
2 7 (2.31%) VB
2 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
3 5 (1.65%) C
4 4 (1.32%) VBA
4 4 (1.32%) R
5 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.66%) VBScript
6 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.66%) C++
6 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) PHP
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (13.53%) Degree
3 38 (12.54%) MCSE
4 26 (8.58%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.92%) CCNA
6 23 (7.59%) MCSA
7 19 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (5.61%) MCITP
10 16 (5.28%) Security Cleared
11 15 (4.95%) VCP4
11 15 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (4.62%) CCA
13 12 (3.96%) SC Cleared
14 7 (2.31%) MCP
15 5 (1.65%) CCEA
15 5 (1.65%) CCEE
15 5 (1.65%) CCIA
16 4 (1.32%) CCNP
17 2 (0.66%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.27%) SLA
2 15 (4.95%) TickIT
2 15 (4.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 190 (62.71%) Active Directory
2 92 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (23.43%) Hyper-V
4 45 (14.85%) vSphere
5 41 (13.53%) XenApp
6 27 (8.91%) VMware ESX
7 15 (4.95%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (4.62%) Terminal Services
9 11 (3.63%) XenServer
10 9 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.32%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.33%) Xen
13 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.33%) SRDF
13 1 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (6.27%) SCCM
2 18 (5.94%) WSUS
3 13 (4.29%) SCOM
4 11 (3.63%) Nagios
5 9 (2.97%) MOM
5 9 (2.97%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.31%) SCDPM
7 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.98%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.65%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.33%) Legato
11 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 167 (55.12%) VMware
2 148 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 109 (35.97%) Citrix
4 69 (22.77%) Cisco
5 58 (19.14%) HP
6 36 (11.88%) NetApp
7 19 (6.27%) Dell
8 18 (5.94%) EMC
9 17 (5.61%) Symantec
10 13 (4.29%) Brocade
11 11 (3.63%) SonicWALL
12 10 (3.30%) CommVault
13 9 (2.97%) Apple
13 9 (2.97%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.97%) Juniper
14 7 (2.31%) Avaya
14 7 (2.31%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.98%) Altiris
16 5 (1.65%) Finjan
16 5 (1.65%) SolarWinds
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