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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 83 45 76
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 154 242 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 4.38% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.68% 17.44% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134 215 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
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
1319 1388 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.10% 25.12% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1219 997
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -56 34 £33,500 -16.25% 10
Solihull +13 27 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Coventry +2 26 £38,500 -3.14% 3
Warwickshire +11 23 £40,000 +3.22%
Staffordshire -10 15 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Shropshire -8 10 £32,500 +80.55% 1
Herefordshire 0 6 £42,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -9 2 £28,250 -11.71% 2
West Bromwich +2 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Walsall +1 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (80.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (48.99%) Active Directory
4 145 (48.66%) Microsoft
5 141 (47.32%) VMware
6 123 (41.28%) Citrix
7 107 (35.91%) MS Exchange
8 94 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 91 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (30.54%) Windows XP
10 85 (28.52%) Cisco
11 80 (26.85%) TCP/IP
11 80 (26.85%) Windows 7
12 79 (26.51%) SQL
13 77 (25.84%) WAN
14 76 (25.50%) Finance
15 72 (24.16%) LAN
16 70 (23.49%) MS Excel
17 68 (22.82%) Firewall
18 56 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (18.79%) XenApp
19 54 (18.12%) SQL Server
20 53 (17.79%) ITIL
21 52 (17.45%) vSphere
22 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
22 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
23 50 (16.78%) HP
23 50 (16.78%) SAN
24 47 (15.77%) MS Office
25 45 (15.10%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 107 (35.91%) MS Exchange
2 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (15.10%) IIS
4 34 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (10.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (5.70%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.68%) CMS
8 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.68%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (1.34%) Lync
9 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.01%) Apache
11 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 70 (23.49%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.36%) Office 365
2 5 (1.68%) IaaS
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.85%) TCP/IP
2 77 (25.84%) WAN
3 72 (24.16%) LAN
4 68 (22.82%) Firewall
5 50 (16.78%) SAN
6 36 (12.08%) VPN
6 36 (12.08%) DNS
7 28 (9.40%) VoIP
8 26 (8.72%) Internet
9 24 (8.05%) DHCP
10 16 (5.37%) IP Telephony
10 16 (5.37%) VLAN
11 15 (5.03%) NetScaler
12 14 (4.70%) NAS
12 14 (4.70%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (4.70%) 3G
12 14 (4.70%) Wireless
12 14 (4.70%) Broadband
13 13 (4.36%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (4.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) Informix
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
General
1 76 (25.50%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.02%) Retail
4 6 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (30.20%) Analyst
2 50 (16.78%) Support Analyst
3 44 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 31 (10.40%) IT Support
5 27 (9.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (9.06%) Consultant
6 25 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (8.39%) Test Engineer
7 21 (7.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.05%) Service Analyst
8 19 (6.38%) Administrator
9 17 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (4.03%) Network Analyst
12 12 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.69%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.69%) Developer
13 11 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.70%) .NET
2 14 (4.70%) ASP.NET
2 14 (4.70%) Web Services
2 14 (4.70%) XML
3 12 (4.03%) HTML
4 11 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (1.34%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.08%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.39%) Biometrics
2 25 (8.39%) Smartcard
2 25 (8.39%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.70%) PDA
3 14 (4.70%) Replication
4 12 (4.03%) Clustering
5 11 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.36%) FlexPod
7 9 (3.02%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.34%) CMDB
9 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.67%) AS400
10 1 (0.34%) iSeries
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (80.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (30.54%) Windows XP
3 91 (30.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (26.85%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.40%) Windows Vista
6 22 (7.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 19 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 18 (6.04%) Linux
9 7 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.01%) Android
11 4 (1.34%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.34%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (1.01%) UNIX
12 3 (1.01%) Solaris
12 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.79%) ITIL
2 29 (9.73%) Identity Management
3 25 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (8.39%) Automated Testing
3 25 (8.39%) Cyber Security
4 17 (5.70%) Asset Management
5 14 (4.70%) Service Management
6 13 (4.36%) Network Management
6 13 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (3.69%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.02%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.35%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.68%) Change Control
12 5 (1.68%) Supply Chain Management
12 5 (1.68%) Change Management
12 5 (1.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.51%) SQL
2 20 (6.71%) VB
3 11 (3.69%) VB.NET
3 11 (3.69%) VB6
4 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.68%) VBScript
5 2 (0.67%) R
5 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.34%) C
6 1 (0.34%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (13.42%) MCSE
3 30 (10.07%) Degree
4 29 (9.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (7.72%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (7.38%) CCNA
7 18 (6.04%) CCA
8 17 (5.70%) NCDA
9 15 (5.03%) MCP
10 11 (3.69%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.69%) VCAP
11 10 (3.36%) VTSP
11 10 (3.36%) VCDX
11 10 (3.36%) NCIE
11 10 (3.36%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.02%) MCITP
13 7 (2.35%) CCIE
14 6 (2.01%) CCNP
14 6 (2.01%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.40%) SLA
2 25 (8.39%) TickIT
2 25 (8.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (48.99%) Active Directory
2 94 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (18.79%) XenApp
4 52 (17.45%) vSphere
5 43 (14.43%) Hyper-V
6 37 (12.42%) XenDesktop
7 31 (10.40%) VMware ESX
8 17 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (4.36%) Terminal Services
9 13 (4.36%) XenServer
10 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (3.02%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (2.01%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.34%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.01%) UAG
16 2 (0.67%) NFS
16 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 32 (10.74%) SCCM
2 23 (7.72%) Backup Exec
3 17 (5.70%) SCOM
4 10 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.02%) WSUS
6 6 (2.01%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.34%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.01%) Legato
8 3 (1.01%) MOM
9 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 145 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 141 (47.32%) VMware
3 123 (41.28%) Citrix
4 85 (28.52%) Cisco
5 50 (16.78%) HP
6 40 (13.42%) NetApp
7 20 (6.71%) LANDesk
8 18 (6.04%) Symantec
9 17 (5.70%) EMC
10 15 (5.03%) McAfee
11 14 (4.70%) AppSense
12 13 (4.36%) Dell
12 13 (4.36%) SonicWALL
13 12 (4.03%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.36%) Mitel
15 9 (3.02%) Siemens
15 9 (3.02%) Red Hat
15 9 (3.02%) IBM
15 9 (3.02%) CommVault
16 8 (2.68%) Intel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000 per annum + shift allowance(20% of base sal)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30800.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 per annum + car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + bonus + pension + healt
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago