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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / England
Rank 329 236 142
Rank change year-on-year -93 -94  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 727 1392 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.44% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 5.48% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 612 1221 1831
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19007 25424 27048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.83% 26.25% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16087 21571 22814
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
London -101 229 £43,000 -4.44% 19
South East -47 142 £30,000 -16.66% 17
Yorkshire +17 101 £32,500 - 11
South West -53 86 £32,500 +8.33% 2
East of England -3 58 £40,000 +48.14% 4
North West -44 49 £26,000 -16.12% 10
West Midlands -13 31 £33,000 +10.00% 11
East Midlands -5 19 £37,500 +56.25% 3
North East +8 12 £27,250 -1.80% 1
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1445 (100.00%) Windows
2 976 (67.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 921 (63.74%) Windows Server
4 912 (63.11%) Active Directory
5 814 (56.33%) VMware
6 800 (55.36%) Microsoft
7 776 (53.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 591 (40.90%) MS Exchange
9 509 (35.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 431 (29.83%) ITIL
11 413 (28.58%) Cisco
12 396 (27.40%) DNS
13 394 (27.27%) Citrix
14 385 (26.64%) MS Excel
15 380 (26.30%) Firewall
16 363 (25.12%) SQL Server
17 334 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 312 (21.59%) MS Office
19 307 (21.25%) DHCP
20 306 (21.18%) SQL
21 305 (21.11%) Windows 7
22 301 (20.83%) SAN
23 291 (20.14%) Hyper-V
24 278 (19.24%) Office 365
25 272 (18.82%) TCP/IP
26 269 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 260 (17.99%) IIS
28 258 (17.85%) Linux
29 239 (16.54%) HP
30 227 (15.71%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related 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
1 591 (40.90%) MS Exchange
2 334 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 260 (17.99%) IIS
4 187 (12.94%) SharePoint
5 180 (12.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 158 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 157 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 100 (6.92%) Skype for Business
9 37 (2.56%) Apache
10 33 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (1.87%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.11%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.97%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.90%) ColdFusion
15 13 (0.90%) nginx
15 13 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.76%) IBM Domino
16 11 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 385 (26.64%) MS Excel
2 312 (21.59%) MS Office
3 36 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.25%) MS Project
5 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.28%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Maximo
2 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.069%) BPCS
5 1 (0.069%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.069%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 278 (19.24%) Office 365
2 109 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.80%) SaaS
5 16 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.97%) PaaS
7 13 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.62%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.55%) IaaS
11 7 (0.48%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.21%) Akamai
14 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 396 (27.40%) DNS
2 380 (26.30%) Firewall
3 307 (21.25%) DHCP
4 301 (20.83%) SAN
5 272 (18.82%) TCP/IP
6 200 (13.84%) WAN
7 195 (13.49%) LAN
8 185 (12.80%) VPN
9 90 (6.23%) Internet
9 90 (6.23%) VLAN
10 89 (6.16%) NAS
11 83 (5.74%) VoIP
12 70 (4.84%) iSCSI
13 63 (4.36%) Fibre Channel
14 62 (4.29%) Wireless
15 52 (3.60%) Remote Desktop
16 45 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
17 41 (2.84%) Skype
18 40 (2.77%) MPLS
18 40 (2.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 127 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 126 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.59%) MySQL
10 21 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.55%) Big Data
14 8 (0.55%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.48%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.97%) JIRA
3 14 (0.97%) TeamCity
3 14 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.42%) Toad
5 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.28%) Selenium
5 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.21%) Subversion
6 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
7 2 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.069%) AppScan
8 1 (0.069%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.069%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.069%) Paros
8 1 (0.069%) Trac
8 1 (0.069%) WebScarab
General
1 203 (14.05%) Finance
2 39 (2.70%) Advertising
3 34 (2.35%) German Language
4 31 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.01%) Law
7 27 (1.87%) Retail
8 26 (1.80%) French Language
9 20 (1.38%) Banking
10 18 (1.25%) Legal
10 18 (1.25%) Marketing
11 17 (1.18%) Back Office
11 17 (1.18%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.42%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 298 (20.62%) Support Engineer
2 225 (15.57%) Analyst
3 183 (12.66%) IT Support
4 181 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 173 (11.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 141 (9.76%) IT Engineer
7 137 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 132 (9.13%) Support Analyst
9 120 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 119 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
11 97 (6.71%) Administrator
11 97 (6.71%) IT Support Engineer
12 89 (6.16%) Server Engineer
13 86 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 85 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 83 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
16 71 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 65 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
18 63 (4.36%) Windows Support Engineer
19 60 (4.15%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.57%) .NET
2 38 (2.63%) HTML
3 33 (2.28%) Web Services
4 23 (1.59%) XML
5 18 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 14 (0.97%) Regular Expression
7 13 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.48%) Middleware
9 6 (0.42%) CSS
9 6 (0.42%) EDI
9 6 (0.42%) FFmpeg
10 4 (0.28%) CGI
10 4 (0.28%) MAPI
11 3 (0.21%) Classic ASP
11 3 (0.21%) COM+
12 2 (0.14%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.14%) COM
12 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.14%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 103 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.95%) Clustering
4 78 (5.40%) Blackberry
5 59 (4.08%) Replication
6 58 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 48 (3.32%) Driving Licence
8 43 (2.98%) iPhone
9 38 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 21 (1.45%) PKI
11 20 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
15 14 (0.97%) HP Storage
15 14 (0.97%) iPad
16 13 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.83%) Fat Client
17 12 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1445 (100.00%) Windows
2 976 (67.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 921 (63.74%) Windows Server
4 776 (53.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 305 (21.11%) Windows 7
6 258 (17.85%) Linux
7 227 (15.71%) Windows XP
8 133 (9.20%) Unix
9 104 (7.20%) Windows 8
10 99 (6.85%) Windows 10
11 87 (6.02%) Windows 2000
12 60 (4.15%) Solaris
13 55 (3.81%) Windows Vista
14 45 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 38 (2.63%) Mac OS X
16 33 (2.28%) Mac OS
17 28 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (1.59%) Windows NT
19 19 (1.31%) Android
20 18 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (29.83%) ITIL
2 150 (10.38%) Service Delivery
3 101 (6.99%) Service Management
4 99 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 91 (6.30%) High Availability
6 90 (6.23%) Migration
7 79 (5.47%) Change Management
8 71 (4.91%) Project Management
9 70 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 69 (4.78%) Change Control
11 61 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
12 60 (4.15%) Mentoring
13 59 (4.08%) Risk Management
14 55 (3.81%) Information Security
15 49 (3.39%) Load Balancing
16 47 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
17 46 (3.18%) Server Building
18 43 (2.98%) Line Management
18 43 (2.98%) Presales
19 41 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 306 (21.18%) SQL
2 203 (14.05%) PowerShell
3 64 (4.43%) Java
4 44 (3.04%) VBScript
5 42 (2.91%) C
5 42 (2.91%) VB
6 34 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 27 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.80%) C#
8 26 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.66%) Perl
10 22 (1.52%) C++
11 20 (1.38%) Python
12 19 (1.31%) Ruby
13 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.48%) VBA
15 6 (0.42%) PHP
16 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 269 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 196 (13.56%) MCSE
3 135 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (8.72%) Degree
5 119 (8.24%) CCNA
6 94 (6.51%) MCP
7 77 (5.33%) Security Cleared
8 72 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 69 (4.78%) MCSA
10 57 (3.94%) MCITP
11 54 (3.74%) SC Cleared
12 52 (3.60%) CCNP
13 48 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
15 20 (1.38%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.25%) A+ Certification
16 18 (1.25%) CISSP
17 16 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (0.97%) GIAC
18 14 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (13.77%) SLA
2 30 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.48%) GPG13
5 4 (0.28%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.21%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 912 (63.11%) Active Directory
2 509 (35.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 291 (20.14%) Hyper-V
4 172 (11.90%) vSphere
5 143 (9.90%) XenApp
6 112 (7.75%) VMware ESX
7 71 (4.91%) Terminal Services
7 71 (4.91%) XenDesktop
8 62 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (2.49%) Forefront TMG
10 28 (1.94%) vCloud
11 27 (1.87%) XenServer
12 26 (1.80%) Terminal Server
13 24 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (1.38%) KVM
15 16 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (1.04%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.04%) NFS
17 13 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 123 (8.51%) SCCM
2 74 (5.12%) SCOM
3 73 (5.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 59 (4.08%) Backup Exec
5 45 (3.11%) WSUS
6 32 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 23 (1.59%) Puppet
8 22 (1.52%) NetBackup
9 21 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 16 (1.11%) Nessus
12 15 (1.04%) vMotion
13 14 (0.97%) Packer
14 13 (0.90%) XenMobile
15 12 (0.83%) WMI
16 11 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
17 10 (0.69%) AirWatch
17 10 (0.69%) HP SIM
17 10 (0.69%) OpenView
18 8 (0.55%) DameWare
Vendors
1 814 (56.33%) VMware
2 800 (55.36%) Microsoft
3 413 (28.58%) Cisco
4 394 (27.27%) Citrix
5 239 (16.54%) HP
6 96 (6.64%) CheckPoint
7 92 (6.37%) Oracle
8 90 (6.23%) Juniper
9 86 (5.95%) Dell
10 81 (5.61%) NetApp
11 68 (4.71%) Palo Alto
12 64 (4.43%) F5
13 62 (4.29%) Symantec
14 59 (4.08%) Veeam
15 58 (4.01%) SonicWALL
16 49 (3.39%) Intel Security
17 48 (3.32%) Crossbeam
18 44 (3.04%) Blue Coat
19 43 (2.98%) Apple
20 42 (2.91%) Sourcefire
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Vehicle (Fuel Card)
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £34000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37960 - £38285 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: up to £23k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago