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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 114 96 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -50
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 115 142 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.63% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 12.59% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 108 124 211
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1210 1128 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 20.93% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 987 1167
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 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 30 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 +8 49 £32,500 - 7
Coventry -21 20 £32,500 -8.45% 5
Staffordshire +10 15 £22,750 -15.74% 6
Shropshire -5 12 £26,250 -19.23%
Worcestershire -5 7 £37,500 +35.13% 1
Solihull +1 5 £31,000 -27.05%
Herefordshire -4 2 £42,500 -
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 30 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (77.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 139 (65.88%) Active Directory
4 123 (58.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (56.87%) Microsoft
6 96 (45.50%) VMware
7 86 (40.76%) MS Exchange
8 72 (34.12%) Citrix
9 66 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (26.54%) Cisco
10 56 (26.54%) SQL Server
11 55 (26.07%) Hyper-V
12 54 (25.59%) MS Excel
12 54 (25.59%) Firewall
13 53 (25.12%) SQL
14 50 (23.70%) TCP/IP
15 49 (23.22%) SAN
16 48 (22.75%) WAN
16 48 (22.75%) MS Office
17 47 (22.27%) LAN
18 46 (21.80%) DNS
19 43 (20.38%) Windows XP
19 43 (20.38%) HP
20 40 (18.96%) Windows 7
21 39 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2003
22 38 (18.01%) DHCP
23 37 (17.54%) Dell
24 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
25 33 (15.64%) NetApp
26 31 (14.69%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (40.76%) MS Exchange
2 39 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 31 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (10.90%) IIS
6 18 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.95%) Apache
8 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.47%) Site Server
9 1 (0.47%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (25.59%) MS Excel
2 48 (22.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.43%) Office 365
2 3 (1.42%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.59%) Firewall
2 50 (23.70%) TCP/IP
3 49 (23.22%) SAN
4 48 (22.75%) WAN
5 47 (22.27%) LAN
6 46 (21.80%) DNS
7 38 (18.01%) DHCP
8 29 (13.74%) VPN
9 22 (10.43%) IPv4
10 15 (7.11%) IPsec
11 13 (6.16%) Wireless
12 10 (4.74%) VLAN
13 8 (3.79%) IP Telephony
13 8 (3.79%) NAS
13 8 (3.79%) VoIP
14 7 (3.32%) Network Security
15 5 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.37%) Internet
16 4 (1.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.95%) DB2
7 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) InstallShield
1 11 (5.21%) NUnit
1 11 (5.21%) Selenium
2 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Hudson
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 16 (7.58%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.32%) Advertising
4 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (20.38%) Support Engineer
2 39 (18.48%) Analyst
3 28 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (9.00%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.53%) Administrator
7 15 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.21%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) Server Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) IT Support
10 10 (4.74%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Development Manager
10 10 (4.74%) Consultant
10 10 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.74%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) DBA
11 9 (4.27%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.58%) .NET
2 2 (0.95%) XML
2 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) Ajax
3 1 (0.47%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.47%) COM
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) WinForms
3 1 (0.47%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) HP StoreVirtual
2 15 (7.11%) Replication
3 11 (5.21%) Clustering
4 10 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.27%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.27%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.32%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.42%) iPhone
9 3 (1.42%) CCTV
9 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.47%) iSeries
11 1 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (77.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (58.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (20.38%) Windows XP
5 40 (18.96%) Windows 7
6 23 (10.90%) Windows 8
7 19 (9.00%) Linux
8 12 (5.69%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.90%) UNIX
11 2 (0.95%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) NetWare
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.32%) ITIL
2 13 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (5.69%) Unit Testing
4 11 (5.21%) Service Delivery
5 10 (4.74%) Mentoring
6 9 (4.27%) ERP
7 8 (3.79%) Project Management
7 8 (3.79%) Server Building
7 8 (3.79%) Line Management
8 7 (3.32%) Service Management
8 7 (3.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.84%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.37%) Network Design
10 5 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (1.90%) Migration
11 4 (1.90%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.90%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.42%) Matrix Management
12 3 (1.42%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (1.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.12%) SQL
2 18 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.16%) C#
3 13 (6.16%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.84%) VB
5 5 (2.37%) VBScript
6 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.95%) VBA
7 2 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.37%) MCSE
3 22 (10.43%) MCITP
4 18 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.53%) CCNA
5 14 (6.64%) CCA
5 14 (6.64%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (5.21%) Degree
7 10 (4.74%) MCSA
8 9 (4.27%) MCTS
9 6 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.90%) CCNP
11 3 (1.42%) MCP
12 1 (0.47%) HNC
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) TickIT
2 2 (0.95%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (65.88%) Active Directory
2 66 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (26.07%) Hyper-V
4 31 (14.69%) vSphere
5 28 (13.27%) Terminal Services
6 26 (12.32%) XenApp
7 21 (9.95%) XenDesktop
8 17 (8.06%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (4.74%) Terminal Server
9 10 (4.74%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.37%) XenServer
11 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.95%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.47%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.06%) SCCM
2 11 (5.21%) SCOM
3 10 (4.74%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.32%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.37%) WSUS
7 2 (0.95%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.47%) MOM
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Puppet
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 120 (56.87%) Microsoft
2 96 (45.50%) VMware
3 72 (34.12%) Citrix
4 56 (26.54%) Cisco
5 43 (20.38%) HP
6 37 (17.54%) Dell
7 33 (15.64%) NetApp
8 21 (9.95%) SonicWALL
9 17 (8.06%) CheckPoint
10 14 (6.64%) Oracle
11 11 (5.21%) Symantec
12 10 (4.74%) Veeam
13 9 (4.27%) AppSense
14 7 (3.32%) Brocade
15 5 (2.37%) EMC
16 4 (1.90%) IBM
16 4 (1.90%) Avaya
16 4 (1.90%) CommVault
16 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
17 3 (1.42%) Apple
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
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