The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 90 39 67
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 142 259 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.64% 4.66% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.63% 18.61% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 124 220 167
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1124 1392 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.93% 25.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1174 1041
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 £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -51 37 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Coventry -4 29 £35,500 -13.40% 4
Warwickshire -1 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Solihull -9 15 £42,500 +19.71%
Shropshire -5 13 £32,500 +38.29% 2
Staffordshire -13 10 £26,250 -11.01% 4
West Bromwich -5 8 £19,000 -52.50%
Herefordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -9 3 £27,750 -13.95% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -4 2 £31,500 +1.61%
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 25 July 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (78.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (53.51%) Active Directory
4 130 (47.97%) Microsoft
5 120 (44.28%) VMware
6 99 (36.53%) Windows XP
7 95 (35.06%) Citrix
8 94 (34.69%) MS Exchange
9 88 (32.47%) Cisco
10 81 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (29.15%) WAN
12 78 (28.78%) Windows 7
13 75 (27.68%) TCP/IP
14 71 (26.20%) LAN
14 71 (26.20%) MS Excel
14 71 (26.20%) SQL
14 71 (26.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 61 (22.51%) Finance
16 59 (21.77%) Firewall
17 58 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
19 47 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2003
20 46 (16.97%) MS Office
21 45 (16.61%) HP
22 43 (15.87%) ITIL
22 43 (15.87%) XenApp
23 42 (15.50%) SAN
24 41 (15.13%) vSphere
25 40 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2010
25 40 (14.76%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 94 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 40 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (14.76%) IIS
4 35 (12.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.06%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.21%) Apache
8 4 (1.48%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.11%) Lync
10 2 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.74%) CMS
10 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 71 (26.20%) MS Excel
2 46 (16.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (29.15%) WAN
2 75 (27.68%) TCP/IP
3 71 (26.20%) LAN
4 59 (21.77%) Firewall
5 42 (15.50%) SAN
6 38 (14.02%) VPN
7 28 (10.33%) DNS
8 26 (9.59%) Internet
9 23 (8.49%) VoIP
10 22 (8.12%) DHCP
11 15 (5.54%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (5.17%) NetScaler
12 14 (5.17%) 3G
12 14 (5.17%) Broadband
13 13 (4.80%) VLAN
13 13 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (4.80%) Wireless
14 11 (4.06%) Ethernet
15 10 (3.69%) ADSL
15 10 (3.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) MS Access
6 1 (0.37%) DTS
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.37%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 61 (22.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.21%) Law
3 6 (2.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.11%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Legal
5 2 (0.74%) Automotive
5 2 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (31.73%) Analyst
2 45 (16.61%) Support Analyst
3 43 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 29 (10.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (10.33%) IT Support
6 25 (9.23%) Consultant
6 25 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 21 (7.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (7.75%) Service Analyst
8 19 (7.01%) Administrator
9 14 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.80%) Network Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 10 (3.69%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (3.69%) Technical Support
13 9 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.27%) .NET
2 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.06%) Web Services
3 11 (4.06%) XML
4 9 (3.32%) HTML
5 8 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.76%) Blackberry
2 25 (9.23%) Biometrics
2 25 (9.23%) Smartcard
2 25 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.54%) Replication
4 14 (5.17%) PDA
5 13 (4.80%) Clustering
5 13 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.95%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.95%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
8 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) AS400
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (78.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (36.53%) Windows XP
4 78 (28.78%) Windows 7
5 71 (26.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (10.70%) Windows Vista
7 25 (9.23%) Linux
8 21 (7.75%) Windows 8
9 20 (7.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.85%) Android
12 4 (1.48%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.48%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.37%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) Fedora
15 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.87%) ITIL
2 29 (10.70%) Identity Management
3 25 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.23%) Automated Testing
3 25 (9.23%) Cyber Security
4 21 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.27%) Asset Management
6 14 (5.17%) Service Management
7 12 (4.43%) Network Management
7 12 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.06%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.32%) Migration
10 8 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.58%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.21%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.21%) Change Control
13 5 (1.85%) Time Management
14 4 (1.48%) Data Protection
14 4 (1.48%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.20%) SQL
2 13 (4.80%) VB
3 8 (2.95%) VB.NET
3 8 (2.95%) VB6
4 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.48%) VBScript
5 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.37%) R
6 1 (0.37%) C
6 1 (0.37%) Java
6 1 (0.37%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (14.39%) MCSE
3 33 (12.18%) Degree
4 26 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.38%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (7.01%) MCP
7 18 (6.64%) CCNA
8 15 (5.54%) CCA
9 14 (5.17%) NCDA
10 11 (4.06%) MCITP
11 9 (3.32%) VCAP
12 8 (2.95%) VTSP
12 8 (2.95%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.95%) VCDX
12 8 (2.95%) NCIE
13 7 (2.58%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.58%) MCTS
14 5 (1.85%) CCIE
15 3 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.44%) SLA
2 25 (9.23%) TickIT
2 25 (9.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 145 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 81 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.87%) XenApp
4 41 (15.13%) vSphere
5 33 (12.18%) Hyper-V
6 26 (9.59%) XenDesktop
7 20 (7.38%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.54%) Terminal Services
8 15 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (5.17%) XenServer
10 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (3.32%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (2.95%) Terminal Server
11 8 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.85%) UAG
13 4 (1.48%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.74%) NFS
15 2 (0.74%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.81%) SCCM
2 23 (8.49%) Backup Exec
3 14 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (5.17%) SCOM
4 13 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.21%) WSUS
6 5 (1.85%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.48%) MOM
7 4 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.11%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.11%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.37%) Nessus
9 1 (0.37%) Legato
9 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 130 (47.97%) Microsoft
2 120 (44.28%) VMware
3 95 (35.06%) Citrix
4 88 (32.47%) Cisco
5 45 (16.61%) HP
6 29 (10.70%) NetApp
7 20 (7.38%) Symantec
8 17 (6.27%) LANDesk
8 17 (6.27%) Dell
9 15 (5.54%) McAfee
10 13 (4.80%) EMC
11 11 (4.06%) IBM
12 10 (3.69%) Intel
13 9 (3.32%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.32%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.32%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.32%) AppSense
14 8 (2.95%) Mitel
14 8 (2.95%) Siemens
15 6 (2.21%) CommVault
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
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Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum
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