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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 87 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 123 194 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.49% 3.87% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.20% 16.33% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 114 163 130
Average salary £30,500 £35,750 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.68% +10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1098 1188 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.20% 23.72% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1011 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -32 46 £29,000 -27.50% 4
Warwickshire +5 24 £40,000 +14.28%
Coventry +20 23 £35,000 - 2
Solihull -1 11 £37,500 +5.63%
West Bromwich +1 9 £24,500 -38.75%
Shropshire 0 6 £20,000 +8.10% 1
Worcestershire +2 5 £28,750 -32.35% 5
Staffordshire -10 4 £22,250 -36.42%
Walsall +3 2 £19,500 -13.33% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £21,000 -
Halesowen 0 1 £35,000 -
Dudley -4 1 £35,000 +90.47%
Wolverhampton -19 1 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (59.13%) Active Directory
4 99 (43.04%) Microsoft
5 97 (42.17%) Windows XP
6 94 (40.87%) MS Exchange
7 82 (35.65%) VMware
8 76 (33.04%) Cisco
9 68 (29.57%) SQL
10 66 (28.70%) MS Excel
11 65 (28.26%) WAN
12 61 (26.52%) LAN
13 59 (25.65%) Citrix
14 57 (24.78%) MS Office
15 54 (23.48%) Windows 7
16 53 (23.04%) TCP/IP
17 52 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (20.87%) Firewall
19 47 (20.43%) Finance
20 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
21 45 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
22 42 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
23 40 (17.39%) IIS
23 40 (17.39%) ITIL
23 40 (17.39%) VPN
24 36 (15.65%) Degree
25 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
25 35 (15.22%) DNS
26 34 (14.78%) Windows Vista
27 31 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.87%) MS Exchange
2 45 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 40 (17.39%) IIS
4 31 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (9.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
8 12 (5.22%) Lync
9 11 (4.78%) Apache
10 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.87%) CMS
14 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 66 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 57 (24.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.74%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (0.43%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (28.26%) WAN
2 61 (26.52%) LAN
3 53 (23.04%) TCP/IP
4 48 (20.87%) Firewall
5 40 (17.39%) VPN
6 35 (15.22%) DNS
7 28 (12.17%) SAN
8 22 (9.57%) DHCP
9 16 (6.96%) Internet
10 11 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.78%) VoIP
11 10 (4.35%) Wireless
11 10 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (4.35%) VLAN
12 9 (3.91%) LDAP
13 7 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.04%) IP Telephony
13 7 (3.04%) ADSL
14 6 (2.61%) Ethernet
15 5 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.17%) QlikView
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) MySQL
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) DTS
9 1 (0.43%) MS Access
9 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.43%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
General
1 47 (20.43%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.48%) Banking
4 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 3 (1.30%) Law
6 3 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (29.13%) Analyst
2 46 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 37 (16.09%) Support Analyst
4 31 (13.48%) IT Support
5 29 (12.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (8.70%) Consultant
7 17 (7.39%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) Administrator
8 14 (6.09%) Service Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (3.91%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.91%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.78%) .NET
2 6 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.17%) XML
4 2 (0.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Blackberry
2 22 (9.57%) Biometrics
2 22 (9.57%) Smartcard
3 17 (7.39%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.96%) Clustering
5 11 (4.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (4.78%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.35%) Replication
7 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.17%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.74%) iSeries
9 4 (1.74%) PDA
9 4 (1.74%) CMDB
10 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.87%) AS400
11 2 (0.87%) CCTV
11 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (42.17%) Windows XP
4 54 (23.48%) Windows 7
5 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (14.78%) Windows Vista
7 21 (9.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 19 (8.26%) Linux
9 14 (6.09%) Windows 2000
9 14 (6.09%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.74%) Solaris
10 4 (1.74%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.74%) UNIX
10 4 (1.74%) BlackBerry OS
10 4 (1.74%) Android
10 4 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.30%) CentOS
11 3 (1.30%) Fedora
12 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.39%) ITIL
2 26 (11.30%) Identity Management
3 22 (9.57%) Cyber Security
3 22 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.39%) Automated Testing
4 17 (7.39%) Migration
5 12 (5.22%) Asset Management
6 11 (4.78%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.91%) Service Management
7 9 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (3.91%) Workflow
8 8 (3.48%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.48%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.04%) Time Management
9 7 (3.04%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.61%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.61%) Change Control
10 6 (2.61%) Service Desk Management
10 6 (2.61%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (2.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.57%) SQL
2 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.30%) VBScript
4 3 (1.30%) C
5 2 (0.87%) VBA
5 2 (0.87%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (15.65%) Degree
3 26 (11.30%) MCSE
4 18 (7.83%) MCITP
5 14 (6.09%) MCP
5 14 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.65%) MCTS
7 12 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.78%) CCNA
9 7 (3.04%) VCAP
10 6 (2.61%) MCSA
10 6 (2.61%) NCDA
10 6 (2.61%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.17%) VCDX
11 5 (2.17%) NCIE
11 5 (2.17%) VTSP
11 5 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.74%) CCA
13 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.17%) SLA
2 17 (7.39%) ISO 9001
2 17 (7.39%) TickIT
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 136 (59.13%) Active Directory
2 52 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.43%) vSphere
5 19 (8.26%) Terminal Services
6 17 (7.39%) XenApp
7 12 (5.22%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.78%) Terminal Server
9 10 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (3.91%) VMware ESX
11 6 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.61%) UAG
12 5 (2.17%) XenServer
12 5 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.74%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (1.30%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 3 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (12.17%) SCCM
2 16 (6.96%) SCOM
3 11 (4.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (4.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (3.91%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.17%) WSUS
6 4 (1.74%) MOM
6 4 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.30%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.30%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.30%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.43%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 99 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 82 (35.65%) VMware
3 76 (33.04%) Cisco
4 59 (25.65%) Citrix
5 28 (12.17%) HP
6 18 (7.83%) Dell
7 15 (6.52%) Symantec
8 13 (5.65%) NetApp
9 7 (3.04%) Intel
10 6 (2.61%) EMC
10 6 (2.61%) IBM
11 5 (2.17%) CommVault
12 4 (1.74%) Sage
12 4 (1.74%) Novell
12 4 (1.74%) Sun
12 4 (1.74%) SAP
12 4 (1.74%) Toshiba
12 4 (1.74%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.30%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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