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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 117 86 52
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 102 145 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.90% 2.73% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.62% 12.93% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 94 126 187
Average salary £32,500 £32,397 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% -13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
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
1183 1121 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.06% 21.12% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 992 986
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -36 25 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Coventry -7 23 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Shropshire -1 13 £25,000 -13.79%
Worcestershire +3 10 £43,000 +104.76% 3
Staffordshire +21 9 £23,250 +10.71% 1
Herefordshire +8 9 £42,500 +102.38%
Solihull 0 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Dudley - 3 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -26 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Halesowen - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (86.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 148 (67.58%) Active Directory
4 124 (56.62%) Microsoft
5 104 (47.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (46.58%) VMware
7 96 (43.84%) MS Exchange
8 78 (35.62%) Citrix
9 63 (28.77%) DNS
9 63 (28.77%) SQL Server
10 62 (28.31%) MS Excel
11 60 (27.40%) Windows 7
12 59 (26.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (26.03%) MS Office
13 57 (26.03%) Cisco
14 56 (25.57%) LAN
15 54 (24.66%) SQL
15 54 (24.66%) Firewall
16 50 (22.83%) WAN
17 49 (22.37%) TCP/IP
18 48 (21.92%) SAN
19 47 (21.46%) DHCP
19 47 (21.46%) Hyper-V
20 46 (21.00%) Windows XP
21 45 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
22 41 (18.72%) ITIL
23 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (16.44%) VPN
23 36 (16.44%) HP
24 31 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 96 (43.84%) MS Exchange
2 45 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (9.13%) SharePoint
6 16 (7.31%) IIS
7 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.28%) Apache
10 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.46%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.46%) Lync
12 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (28.31%) MS Excel
2 57 (26.03%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.76%) Office 365
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.77%) DNS
2 56 (25.57%) LAN
3 54 (24.66%) Firewall
4 50 (22.83%) WAN
5 49 (22.37%) TCP/IP
6 48 (21.92%) SAN
7 47 (21.46%) DHCP
8 36 (16.44%) VPN
9 19 (8.68%) Wireless
10 17 (7.76%) IP Telephony
11 16 (7.31%) IPv4
12 12 (5.48%) NAS
13 11 (5.02%) DDNS
13 11 (5.02%) VLAN
13 11 (5.02%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (4.11%) IPsec
15 8 (3.65%) Internet
16 7 (3.20%) IPv6
16 7 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (2.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (11.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.28%) MS Access
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Selenium
1 6 (2.74%) InstallShield
1 6 (2.74%) NUnit
2 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Toad
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 19 (8.68%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.28%) Advertising
2 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.37%) Marketing
4 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (24.20%) Support Engineer
2 44 (20.09%) Analyst
3 24 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (7.31%) Administrator
8 15 (6.85%) IT Support
9 14 (6.39%) Network Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) DBA
11 11 (5.02%) Service Analyst
11 11 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (5.02%) SQL DBA
11 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Citrix Specialist
12 9 (4.11%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (3.65%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.65%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.31%) .NET
2 4 (1.83%) COM
3 3 (1.37%) XML
3 3 (1.37%) HTML
4 2 (0.91%) CSS
4 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.46%) WinForms
5 1 (0.46%) ADO
5 1 (0.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.46%) HTML5
5 1 (0.46%) CSS3
5 1 (0.46%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.48%) Clustering
3 11 (5.02%) Replication
4 9 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.65%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.28%) Biometrics
7 5 (2.28%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
8 2 (0.91%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) Handset
9 1 (0.46%) AS400
9 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.46%) iSeries
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (86.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (47.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (27.40%) Windows 7
5 46 (21.00%) Windows XP
6 24 (10.96%) Linux
7 22 (10.05%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (5.48%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.74%) Android
11 5 (2.28%) UNIX
12 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.37%) CentOS
14 2 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.46%) Solaris
15 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.72%) ITIL
2 23 (10.50%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (4.57%) Problem Management
5 9 (4.11%) Network Design
6 8 (3.65%) Mentoring
6 8 (3.65%) Server Building
7 7 (3.20%) Service Management
7 7 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.20%) Unit Testing
8 6 (2.74%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.74%) Migration
8 6 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.28%) Automated Testing
9 5 (2.28%) Identity Management
9 5 (2.28%) ERP
9 5 (2.28%) Cyber Security
10 4 (1.83%) Performance Management
10 4 (1.83%) Data Protection
10 4 (1.83%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) SQL
2 13 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.48%) C#
4 9 (4.11%) VB
5 8 (3.65%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.65%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.74%) C
7 5 (2.28%) VBA
8 4 (1.83%) VBScript
9 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.42%) MCSE
3 20 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.68%) CCNA
4 19 (8.68%) MCITP
5 16 (7.31%) CCA
5 16 (7.31%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (6.85%) Degree
7 13 (5.94%) MCSA
8 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.20%) MCTS
10 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.83%) MCP
13 3 (1.37%) CCNP
14 2 (0.91%) MOS
15 1 (0.46%) VCP4
15 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) SLA
2 5 (2.28%) TickIT
2 5 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 148 (67.58%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (21.46%) Hyper-V
4 27 (12.33%) XenApp
5 26 (11.87%) vSphere
6 23 (10.50%) Terminal Services
7 21 (9.59%) XenDesktop
8 13 (5.94%) VMware ESX
9 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (4.11%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (3.65%) Terminal Server
11 7 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.91%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.91%) XenServer
13 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (10.50%) SCCM
2 12 (5.48%) SCOM
3 8 (3.65%) Nagios
4 6 (2.74%) WSUS
5 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.46%) MOM
8 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.46%) SCSM
8 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 124 (56.62%) Microsoft
2 102 (46.58%) VMware
3 78 (35.62%) Citrix
4 57 (26.03%) Cisco
5 36 (16.44%) HP
6 26 (11.87%) Dell
7 25 (11.42%) NetApp
8 16 (7.31%) SonicWALL
9 11 (5.02%) Brocade
10 10 (4.57%) CheckPoint
11 9 (4.11%) AppSense
12 8 (3.65%) Oracle
12 8 (3.65%) EMC
13 6 (2.74%) Juniper
13 6 (2.74%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.28%) Symantec
15 4 (1.83%) IBM
15 4 (1.83%) Apple
16 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (1.37%) Avaya
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Redditch
Blue Town Online
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago