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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 115 96 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -48
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 120 138 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 2.53% 4.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.98% 12.34% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 116 217
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -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
1202 1118 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.98% 20.46% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 971 1102
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -11 45 £32,500 - 7
Coventry -4 22 £30,750 -8.88% 3
Staffordshire +22 13 £22,750 -10.78% 2
Shropshire -4 13 £25,000 -23.07%
Worcestershire +2 9 £43,000 +54.95% 1
Herefordshire 0 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull +4 4 £28,000 -5.08% 1
Warwickshire -34 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Dudley - 2 £32,500 -
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 2 July 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (83.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (65.14%) Active Directory
4 123 (56.42%) Microsoft
5 112 (51.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (43.58%) VMware
7 91 (41.74%) MS Exchange
8 80 (36.70%) Citrix
9 60 (27.52%) SQL Server
10 58 (26.61%) MS Excel
10 58 (26.61%) Cisco
10 58 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (25.69%) LAN
11 56 (25.69%) TCP/IP
12 55 (25.23%) SQL
12 55 (25.23%) MS Office
12 55 (25.23%) Firewall
13 54 (24.77%) WAN
13 54 (24.77%) Hyper-V
14 53 (24.31%) DNS
15 50 (22.94%) SAN
16 48 (22.02%) Windows XP
16 48 (22.02%) Windows 7
17 44 (20.18%) HP
18 42 (19.27%) DHCP
19 39 (17.89%) ITIL
20 37 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2003
21 36 (16.51%) VPN
22 35 (16.06%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 91 (41.74%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (10.09%) IIS
5 19 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (8.26%) SharePoint
7 17 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.92%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.92%) Apache
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Lync
10 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 55 (25.23%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.92%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 56 (25.69%) LAN
1 56 (25.69%) TCP/IP
2 55 (25.23%) Firewall
3 54 (24.77%) WAN
4 53 (24.31%) DNS
5 50 (22.94%) SAN
6 42 (19.27%) DHCP
7 36 (16.51%) VPN
8 20 (9.17%) IPv4
9 15 (6.88%) Wireless
10 13 (5.96%) IPsec
10 13 (5.96%) IP Telephony
11 11 (5.05%) VLAN
12 9 (4.13%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (4.13%) NAS
13 7 (3.21%) VoIP
14 6 (2.75%) IPv6
14 6 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.92%) MS Access
7 2 (0.92%) DB2
7 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.13%) InstallShield
1 9 (4.13%) NUnit
1 9 (4.13%) Selenium
2 8 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 17 (7.80%) Finance
2 9 (4.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (21.10%) Support Engineer
2 45 (20.64%) Analyst
3 28 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.34%) Administrator
7 14 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) IT Support
8 11 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.59%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Citrix Specialist
10 9 (4.13%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) DBA
10 9 (4.13%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.13%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.80%) .NET
2 3 (1.38%) XML
3 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Ajax
4 1 (0.46%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.46%) COM
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) WinForms
4 1 (0.46%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.42%) Replication
2 13 (5.96%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.96%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (5.05%) Clustering
4 8 (3.67%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.67%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.67%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.21%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) iPhone
7 3 (1.38%) CCTV
7 3 (1.38%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.38%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.92%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Statistics
8 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (83.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (51.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (22.02%) Windows 7
4 48 (22.02%) Windows XP
5 23 (10.55%) Windows 8
6 20 (9.17%) Linux
7 12 (5.50%) Windows Vista
8 10 (4.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (2.75%) UNIX
10 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.92%) Solaris
11 2 (0.92%) Android
11 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.89%) ITIL
2 14 (6.42%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (5.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (4.59%) Unit Testing
5 9 (4.13%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.67%) Network Design
6 8 (3.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.67%) ERP
6 8 (3.67%) Server Building
7 7 (3.21%) Service Management
8 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.75%) Line Management
9 5 (2.29%) Migration
9 5 (2.29%) Project Management
9 5 (2.29%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.83%) Performance Management
10 4 (1.83%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.83%) Change Management
11 3 (1.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.23%) SQL
2 18 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.96%) C#
4 11 (5.05%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.67%) VB
6 6 (2.75%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.29%) VBScript
8 4 (1.83%) VBA
8 4 (1.83%) C
9 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.93%) MCSE
3 22 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.09%) MCITP
4 21 (9.63%) CCNA
5 15 (6.88%) CCA
5 15 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (5.50%) MCSA
6 12 (5.50%) Degree
7 10 (4.59%) MCTS
8 6 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) MCP
9 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.38%) CCNP
11 2 (0.92%) MOS
12 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) TickIT
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (65.14%) Active Directory
2 58 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (24.77%) Hyper-V
4 28 (12.84%) Terminal Services
4 28 (12.84%) vSphere
5 27 (12.39%) XenApp
6 22 (10.09%) XenDesktop
7 14 (6.42%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (5.50%) VMware ESX
9 11 (5.05%) Terminal Server
10 5 (2.29%) XenServer
10 5 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (9.17%) SCCM
2 11 (5.05%) SCOM
3 7 (3.21%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.29%) Nagios
5 5 (2.29%) WSUS
6 4 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.46%) MOM
7 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.46%) Puppet
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.46%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 123 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 95 (43.58%) VMware
3 80 (36.70%) Citrix
4 58 (26.61%) Cisco
5 44 (20.18%) HP
6 35 (16.06%) Dell
7 29 (13.30%) NetApp
8 20 (9.17%) SonicWALL
9 15 (6.88%) CheckPoint
10 12 (5.50%) Oracle
11 10 (4.59%) Symantec
12 9 (4.13%) AppSense
12 9 (4.13%) Brocade
13 7 (3.21%) Veeam
13 7 (3.21%) EMC
14 5 (2.29%) IBM
14 5 (2.29%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.29%) Avaya
15 4 (1.83%) Juniper
16 3 (1.38%) Apple
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £17k - 18k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Adullam Homes Housing Association
Salary: From £21,850 to £23,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Tamworth
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 23 days ago