The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 117 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 4.85% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 14
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.63% -19.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 412 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.05% 17.37% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 352 300
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 31 (88.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
6 22 (62.86%) Firewall
7 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
8 20 (57.14%) Cisco
9 19 (54.29%) VMware
9 19 (54.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (51.43%) Dell
11 17 (48.57%) SAN
11 17 (48.57%) HP
11 17 (48.57%) IPv4
11 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
11 17 (48.57%) Forefront TMG
11 17 (48.57%) SonicWALL
11 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
12 16 (45.71%) vSphere
12 16 (45.71%) NetApp
13 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
14 12 (34.29%) SQL
15 10 (28.57%) IPsec
15 10 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
16 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (25.71%) Terminal Services
16 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
16 9 (25.71%) SLA
17 7 (20.00%) Driving Licence

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 19 (54.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) IPv4
2 17 (48.57%) SAN
3 10 (28.57%) IPsec
4 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) IPv6
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Installations Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.57%) ITSM
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (48.57%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
4 16 (45.71%) vSphere
5 9 (25.71%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) Dell
4 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
4 17 (48.57%) HP
4 17 (48.57%) SonicWALL
5 16 (45.71%) NetApp
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Veeam
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) Acronis
9 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Lotus
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