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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 80 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 175 149 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 3.00% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 12.38% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 161 138 125
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1378 1204 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.30% 24.27% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1027 1146
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,978 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 55 £27,500 -43.29% 4
Coventry +13 35 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Warwickshire -1 21 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire +6 18 £33,750 +68.75% 3
Shropshire -4 17 £31,000 +41.06% 2
Worcestershire +20 12 £34,500 +86.48% 2
Solihull -23 5 £39,500 +75.55% 2
Herefordshire -1 2 £21,000 -53.33%
Walsall -5 1 £23,000 +21.05%
Wolverhampton -8 1 £42,000 +36.58%
West Bromwich - 1 £17,250 - 1
Dudley - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 287 (83.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 196 (57.31%) Active Directory
4 188 (54.97%) VMware
5 162 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 135 (39.47%) Citrix
6 135 (39.47%) MS Exchange
7 134 (39.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 100 (29.24%) Finance
10 95 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 89 (26.02%) Firewall
12 85 (24.85%) LAN
13 84 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 83 (24.27%) Windows XP
15 79 (23.10%) TCP/IP
16 76 (22.22%) Cisco
17 74 (21.64%) WAN
17 74 (21.64%) SQL
18 72 (21.05%) Windows 7
18 72 (21.05%) SAN
19 70 (20.47%) Hyper-V
20 66 (19.30%) ITIL
21 63 (18.42%) HP
22 61 (17.84%) DNS
22 61 (17.84%) XenApp
23 58 (16.96%) vSphere
23 58 (16.96%) MS Excel
24 54 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (15.50%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 135 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 84 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (13.45%) IIS
4 41 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (7.60%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.39%) Lync
9 11 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.75%) Apache
11 5 (1.46%) CMS
11 5 (1.46%) EPiServer CMS
11 5 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 58 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 53 (15.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Agresso
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.02%) Office 365
2 5 (1.46%) IaaS
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (26.02%) Firewall
2 85 (24.85%) LAN
3 79 (23.10%) TCP/IP
4 74 (21.64%) WAN
5 72 (21.05%) SAN
6 61 (17.84%) DNS
7 37 (10.82%) DHCP
8 32 (9.36%) Internet
9 27 (7.89%) VoIP
9 27 (7.89%) VPN
10 23 (6.73%) IP Telephony
11 21 (6.14%) Wireless
11 21 (6.14%) NAS
12 15 (4.39%) SSH
12 15 (4.39%) Intranet
13 12 (3.51%) NetScaler
14 11 (3.22%) Symposium
15 10 (2.92%) VLAN
16 9 (2.63%) iSCSI
17 8 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (9.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.58%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Informix
9 1 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Subversion
2 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 100 (29.24%) Finance
2 23 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.34%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.05%) Banking
5 5 (1.46%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Automotive
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (23.39%) Analyst
2 46 (13.45%) Support Engineer
3 42 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 35 (10.23%) IT Support
5 28 (8.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (7.60%) Network Engineer
7 24 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.14%) Consultant
9 19 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 18 (5.26%) Administrator
11 17 (4.97%) Support Technician
12 16 (4.68%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.39%) Team Leader
13 15 (4.39%) Senior Support Engineer
14 14 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
15 13 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
17 11 (3.22%) Desktop Support
17 11 (3.22%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.14%) .NET
1 21 (6.14%) XML
2 14 (4.09%) Web Services
3 11 (3.22%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.92%) HTML
5 9 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (1.75%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.88%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.88%) CSS
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.29%) HTML5
9 1 (0.29%) CSS3
9 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.85%) Clustering
2 19 (5.56%) Biometrics
2 19 (5.56%) Smartcard
2 19 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.46%) Life Science
5 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.46%) Replication
6 3 (0.88%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.29%) Wiki
8 1 (0.29%) PDA
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
8 1 (0.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 287 (83.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 134 (39.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (24.27%) Windows XP
5 72 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 31 (9.06%) Linux
7 23 (6.73%) Windows Vista
7 23 (6.73%) Windows 8
8 16 (4.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.92%) Android
10 7 (2.05%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.17%) UNIX
12 3 (0.88%) Solaris
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.30%) ITIL
2 24 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (6.14%) Automated Testing
4 19 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 19 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 19 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 18 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (3.80%) Change Management
8 11 (3.22%) Mentoring
9 10 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (2.63%) Network Management
11 7 (2.05%) Configuration Management
12 6 (1.75%) Project Management
12 6 (1.75%) Service Management
12 6 (1.75%) CRM
12 6 (1.75%) E-Commerce
12 6 (1.75%) High Availability
12 6 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.64%) SQL
2 15 (4.39%) VB
3 9 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 9 (2.63%) VB6
4 8 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.75%) R
6 5 (1.46%) VBScript
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) C++
7 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.74%) MCSE
3 41 (11.99%) Degree
4 30 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (8.19%) CCNA
6 26 (7.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (7.02%) Citrix Certification
8 23 (6.73%) CCA
9 22 (6.43%) MCSA
10 18 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (4.97%) Security Cleared
12 16 (4.68%) MCITP
13 14 (4.09%) SC Cleared
14 11 (3.22%) VCP4
15 10 (2.92%) NCDA
15 10 (2.92%) MCP
16 6 (1.75%) CCNP
17 5 (1.46%) CCIP
17 5 (1.46%) CCIE
17 5 (1.46%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.85%) SLA
2 19 (5.56%) TickIT
2 19 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 196 (57.31%) Active Directory
2 114 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (20.47%) Hyper-V
4 61 (17.84%) XenApp
5 58 (16.96%) vSphere
6 38 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 34 (9.94%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (3.22%) XenServer
11 5 (1.46%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.29%) SRDF
14 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (7.89%) SCCM
2 24 (7.02%) SCOM
3 23 (6.73%) WSUS
4 19 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.22%) SCDPM
6 10 (2.92%) MOM
7 6 (1.75%) Nagios
8 5 (1.46%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.46%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.46%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.17%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.88%) Legato
11 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 188 (54.97%) VMware
2 162 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 135 (39.47%) Citrix
4 76 (22.22%) Cisco
5 63 (18.42%) HP
6 46 (13.45%) NetApp
7 24 (7.02%) EMC
8 20 (5.85%) Symantec
9 12 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.51%) CommVault
10 11 (3.22%) Mitel
10 11 (3.22%) SonicWALL
11 10 (2.92%) Avaya
11 10 (2.92%) AppSense
12 9 (2.63%) Apple
13 8 (2.34%) IBM
14 7 (2.05%) Dell
14 7 (2.05%) Siemens
14 7 (2.05%) Altiris
15 6 (1.75%) Red Hat
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000.00 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + pension + healthcare+ f
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35k-40k base plus Pension + bonus +
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £40-45,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 15 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £35,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago