The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / East of England
Rank 184 194 132
Rank change year-on-year +10 -62  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 58 82 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 1.12% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 4.39% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 115
Median salary £40,000 £27,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.14% -32.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.98% -4.28%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1449 1868 2016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.11% 25.54% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1494 1668
Median salary £38,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +38 36 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Essex -2 11 £42,500 +60.37%
Hertfordshire -25 6 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Bedfordshire +14 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) Windows Server
3 70 (60.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (58.62%) VMware
5 66 (56.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (53.45%) Active Directory
7 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
8 47 (40.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
10 40 (34.48%) IIS
11 35 (30.17%) Degree
12 32 (27.59%) Firewall
12 32 (27.59%) ITIL
13 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
14 29 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (24.14%) Linux
15 28 (24.14%) .NET
15 28 (24.14%) PowerShell
16 25 (21.55%) Cisco
16 25 (21.55%) Citrix
17 24 (20.69%) LAN
17 24 (20.69%) WAN
17 24 (20.69%) Service Delivery
18 23 (19.83%) Configuration Management
18 23 (19.83%) SAN
18 23 (19.83%) Java
18 23 (19.83%) SCCM
19 22 (18.97%) Office 365
20 21 (18.10%) HP
21 19 (16.38%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 40 (34.48%) IIS
3 29 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (14.66%) SharePoint
5 16 (13.79%) Skype for Business
6 14 (12.07%) OpenStack
7 13 (11.21%) Apache
7 13 (11.21%) ColdFusion
7 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (11.21%) nginx
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Office 365
2 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (11.21%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (6.90%) PaaS
6 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.59%) Akamai
8 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.59%) Firewall
2 24 (20.69%) LAN
2 24 (20.69%) WAN
3 23 (19.83%) SAN
4 17 (14.66%) DNS
5 14 (12.07%) DHCP
5 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
6 13 (11.21%) VPN
7 12 (10.34%) iSCSI
8 9 (7.76%) HTTP
8 9 (7.76%) VLAN
9 8 (6.90%) ISDN
9 8 (6.90%) MPLS
9 8 (6.90%) PBX
9 8 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (6.90%) VoIP
10 7 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (5.17%) NAS
12 4 (3.45%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
1 14 (12.07%) TeamCity
1 14 (12.07%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
2 1 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.62%) Retail
2 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Back Office
4 4 (3.45%) Finance
5 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.72%) Front Office
6 2 (1.72%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Analyst
2 23 (19.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 22 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 15 (12.93%) Support Analyst
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Server Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) IT Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) Web Analyst
10 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) Applications Support
10 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Analyst
11 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (7.76%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (7.76%) Web Applications Analyst
11 9 (7.76%) Web Applications Support
11 9 (7.76%) Web Support Analyst
12 8 (6.90%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.86%) COM
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) jQuery
3 1 (0.86%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.86%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.86%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.86%) VXML
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) WinForms
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Private Cloud
2 12 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.31%) Life Science
4 5 (4.31%) Replication
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) Windows Server
3 70 (60.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (56.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (24.14%) Linux
6 19 (16.38%) Windows 7
7 17 (14.66%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.76%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.17%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.59%) Unix
12 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) ITIL
2 24 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 23 (19.83%) Configuration Management
4 17 (14.66%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (12.07%) DevOps
6 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.76%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.76%) Performance Management
8 9 (7.76%) Time Management
9 8 (6.90%) Coaching
9 8 (6.90%) Mathematics
10 7 (6.03%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.03%) Service Management
11 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (3.45%) Change Control
12 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 23 (19.83%) Java
3 19 (16.38%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.21%) Perl
5 13 (11.21%) Ruby
6 10 (8.62%) C
7 3 (2.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) C#
9 1 (0.86%) Tcl
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (30.17%) Degree
2 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.48%) MCSE
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.03%) MCITP
6 5 (4.31%) CCNA
6 5 (4.31%) MCTS
6 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.59%) CCDP
7 3 (2.59%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) CCA
8 2 (1.72%) CCEA
8 2 (1.72%) CCNP
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCDST
8 2 (1.72%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 62 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 47 (40.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.07%) KVM
3 14 (12.07%) Terminal Services
4 11 (9.48%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (6.03%) XenApp
8 6 (5.17%) vSphere
9 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.86%) Samba
10 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) SCCM
2 14 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (12.07%) Packer
2 14 (12.07%) Puppet
3 11 (9.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (58.62%) VMware
2 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.55%) Cisco
3 25 (21.55%) Citrix
4 21 (18.10%) HP
5 11 (9.48%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.03%) EMC
6 7 (6.03%) IBM
6 7 (6.03%) Veeam
7 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.59%) AppSense
8 3 (2.59%) Dell
8 3 (2.59%) F5
8 3 (2.59%) NetApp
8 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.72%) Avaya
9 2 (1.72%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.72%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.72%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.72%) SAP
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