Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 340 244
Rank change year-on-year -182 -96 -119
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 839 1,508 2,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.92% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 3.78% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1,289 2,483
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,300 £21,950 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 39,717 39,935 52,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.36% 24.23% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32,852 33,811 44,462
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -138 275 £42,500 -0.58% 36
South East -84 199 £35,500 +9.23% 18
North of England -97 139 £30,000 -4.76% 33
Midlands -22 112 £30,250 -6.92% 17
West Midlands -20 75 £30,500 -6.15% 7
South West -71 72 £32,500 - 6
Yorkshire -60 69 £32,500 - 8
North West -29 63 £28,500 +3.64% 22
East of England -73 40 £35,000 -16.67% 6
East Midlands +22 37 £30,000 -20.00% 10
North East -48 10 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 839 (100.00%) Windows
2 569 (67.82%) Windows Server
3 552 (65.79%) Active Directory
4 526 (62.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 458 (54.59%) Microsoft
6 450 (53.64%) VMware
7 406 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 339 (40.41%) MS Exchange
9 276 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 271 (32.30%) Citrix
11 257 (30.63%) Office 365
12 254 (30.27%) Cisco
12 254 (30.27%) ITIL
13 253 (30.15%) Windows 7
14 240 (28.61%) DNS
15 236 (28.13%) Firewall
16 226 (26.94%) SQL Server
17 210 (25.03%) DHCP
18 204 (24.31%) SQL
19 191 (22.77%) LAN
20 188 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
21 186 (22.17%) WAN
22 173 (20.62%) SAN
22 173 (20.62%) Microsoft Office
23 172 (20.50%) TCP/IP
24 170 (20.26%) Windows 10
25 166 (19.79%) HP
26 152 (18.12%) SCCM
27 149 (17.76%) Finance
28 144 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 339 (40.41%) MS Exchange
2 188 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (12.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 82 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 78 (9.30%) SharePoint
6 73 (8.70%) IIS
7 71 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 61 (7.27%) Skype for Business
9 18 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.55%) Apache
12 10 (1.19%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.72%) IBM Domino
16 4 (0.48%) CMS
16 4 (0.48%) Mule
16 4 (0.48%) Mule ESB
17 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 173 (20.62%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.95%) Northgate Housing
2 8 (0.95%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.48%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.36%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.24%) Endur
5 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 257 (30.63%) Office 365
2 100 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.67%) G Suite
6 9 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.95%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.83%) IaaS
9 6 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.72%) PaaS
10 5 (0.60%) SaaS
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.24%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 240 (28.61%) DNS
2 236 (28.13%) Firewall
3 210 (25.03%) DHCP
4 191 (22.77%) LAN
5 186 (22.17%) WAN
6 173 (20.62%) SAN
7 172 (20.50%) TCP/IP
8 106 (12.63%) VPN
9 84 (10.01%) VoIP
10 50 (5.96%) Wireless
11 43 (5.13%) VLAN
12 40 (4.77%) FTP
13 36 (4.29%) SSL
14 34 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (3.81%) NAS
16 29 (3.46%) Internet
16 29 (3.46%) IPsec
16 29 (3.46%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (3.34%) MPLS
18 17 (2.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.83%) IDOL
12 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.72%) ERwin
2 5 (0.60%) JIRA
3 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.36%) MSI
3 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 149 (17.76%) Finance
2 39 (4.65%) Retail
3 26 (3.10%) Legal
4 24 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.50%) Law
6 19 (2.26%) French Language
7 18 (2.15%) German Language
8 14 (1.67%) Advertising
9 12 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.19%) Banking
10 10 (1.19%) Publishing
11 9 (1.07%) Marketing
12 8 (0.95%) Local Government
13 5 (0.60%) Military
14 4 (0.48%) Billing
14 4 (0.48%) Games
15 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Front Office
16 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (22.05%) Analyst
2 144 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 129 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (13.83%) Support Analyst
5 87 (10.37%) IT Support
6 79 (9.42%) IT Engineer
7 70 (8.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (6.79%) Systems Engineer
9 55 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 55 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 49 (5.84%) Applications Support
11 45 (5.36%) Administrator
12 41 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 39 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
14 38 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
15 36 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
16 35 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
17 34 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 33 (3.93%) Service Analyst
18 33 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.55%) Middleware
1 13 (1.55%) XML
2 10 (1.19%) SOAP
3 9 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (1.07%) XSD
4 8 (0.95%) .NET
4 8 (0.95%) Rendezvous
4 8 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (0.72%) HTML
5 6 (0.72%) J2EE
5 6 (0.72%) JMS
5 6 (0.72%) JSP
5 6 (0.72%) RESTful
5 6 (0.72%) Servlets
5 6 (0.72%) XSLT
6 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.48%) Web Services
7 3 (0.36%) CSS
7 3 (0.36%) LDAP
7 3 (0.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.32%) Clustering
3 48 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 31 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 18 (2.15%) SWIFT
9 15 (1.79%) Replication
10 14 (1.67%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.19%) User Experience
12 9 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.95%) NHS
13 8 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.83%) AS400
14 7 (0.83%) EPoS
14 7 (0.83%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 839 (100.00%) Windows
2 569 (67.82%) Windows Server
3 526 (62.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 406 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 253 (30.15%) Windows 7
6 170 (20.26%) Windows 10
7 123 (14.66%) Windows XP
8 104 (12.40%) Linux
9 84 (10.01%) Windows 8
10 54 (6.44%) Unix
11 40 (4.77%) Windows 2000
12 39 (4.65%) Solaris
13 31 (3.69%) Windows Vista
14 25 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
15 23 (2.74%) Mac OS X
16 18 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (1.67%) Ubuntu
18 11 (1.31%) AIX
19 10 (1.19%) CentOS
19 10 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (30.27%) ITIL
2 63 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 58 (6.91%) Incident Management
4 56 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 53 (6.32%) Service Management
6 41 (4.89%) Project Management
7 37 (4.41%) CRM
7 37 (4.41%) Mentoring
7 37 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 34 (4.05%) PRINCE2
9 31 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (3.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 30 (3.58%) Presales
11 29 (3.46%) Migration
11 29 (3.46%) Problem Management
12 26 (3.10%) IT Governance
12 26 (3.10%) Network Design
13 25 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (2.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 204 (24.31%) SQL
2 109 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.67%) VBScript
5 12 (1.43%) Java
6 9 (1.07%) Python
6 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.95%) COBOL
8 7 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.83%) Perl
9 6 (0.72%) C
9 6 (0.72%) C#
9 6 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.24%) Ruby
10 2 (0.24%) VB
11 1 (0.12%) C++
11 1 (0.12%) PHP
11 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 144 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (13.47%) MCSE
3 99 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (9.65%) CCNA
5 68 (8.10%) Degree
6 64 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
7 61 (7.27%) MCSA
8 50 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (3.69%) CCNP
10 30 (3.58%) MCITP
11 26 (3.10%) Security Cleared
12 21 (2.50%) CCA
12 21 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (2.50%) MCP
13 20 (2.38%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.19%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.19%) PhD
15 9 (1.07%) MCTS
15 9 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.07%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (15.26%) SLA
2 21 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.91%) COBIT
4 10 (1.19%) QA
5 6 (0.72%) PMO
6 5 (0.60%) GDPR
7 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) COSHH
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 552 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 276 (32.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 93 (11.08%) XenApp
5 69 (8.22%) vSphere
6 48 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (3.93%) XenServer
8 29 (3.46%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.38%) Terminal Services
10 19 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (1.67%) Xen
13 10 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.60%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.36%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 152 (18.12%) SCCM
2 48 (5.72%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.46%) SCOM
3 29 (3.46%) WSUS
4 22 (2.62%) vCenter Server
5 16 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (1.43%) Nagios
6 12 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
10 7 (0.83%) EdgeSight
10 7 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
11 6 (0.72%) Puppet
12 5 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 458 (54.59%) Microsoft
2 450 (53.64%) VMware
3 271 (32.30%) Citrix
4 254 (30.27%) Cisco
5 166 (19.79%) HP
6 57 (6.79%) IBM
7 50 (5.96%) Veeam
8 46 (5.48%) Dell
9 42 (5.01%) Juniper
10 41 (4.89%) CheckPoint
11 38 (4.53%) Oracle
12 35 (4.17%) NetApp
13 32 (3.81%) Palo Alto
14 30 (3.58%) CommVault
14 30 (3.58%) Red Hat
15 29 (3.46%) EMC
15 29 (3.46%) Symantec
16 28 (3.34%) F5
17 25 (2.98%) Apple
18 23 (2.74%) Google