Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 747 687 617
Rank change year-on-year -60 -70 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 89 243 527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 1.20% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63 199 464
10th Percentile £21,875 £24,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,875 £30,750 £27,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,050 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.96% -9.88% +14.29%
75th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,050 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.02% -9.88% +14.29%

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 15,243 20,173 31,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.54% 21.29% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12,256 16,578 25,571
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.40%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

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 5 May 2021. 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
North of England +5 24 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands -9 23 £33,750 -3.57% 4
South East -1 18 £45,000 +24.83% 8
West Midlands +3 15 £40,000 +14.29%
South West -3 14 £34,000 +7.94% 2
Yorkshire -19 13 £35,250 +3.68% 1
North West +11 10 £40,000 +14.29% 2
London +1 8 £46,000 +35.29% 5
East Midlands -5 8 £32,500 -1.52% 4
East of England +20 2 £48,500 +14.12% 1
North East +8 1 £45,000 -37.77%
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 65 (73.03%) Active Directory
3 62 (69.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (68.54%) Windows Server
5 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (52.81%) VMware
7 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 37 (41.57%) Microsoft 365
9 35 (39.33%) Windows 10
10 34 (38.20%) Firewall
11 32 (35.96%) Windows 7
12 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
12 31 (34.83%) Social Skills
13 29 (32.58%) DNS
14 26 (29.21%) PowerShell
15 24 (26.97%) Azure
15 24 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (26.97%) Citrix
15 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
16 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
17 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 22 (24.72%) DHCP
17 22 (24.72%) Windows 8
18 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Clustering
19 20 (22.47%) ITIL
20 19 (21.35%) SQL
21 18 (20.22%) Change Management
21 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2019

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 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 24 (26.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.36%) IIS
4 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.74%) nginx
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) Sage 300 ERP
2 2 (2.25%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (41.57%) Microsoft 365
2 24 (26.97%) Azure
3 9 (10.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (8.99%) AWS
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
5 3 (3.37%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.25%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.20%) Firewall
2 29 (32.58%) DNS
3 22 (24.72%) DHCP
4 16 (17.98%) LAN
4 16 (17.98%) WAN
5 15 (16.85%) VPN
6 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.11%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (6.74%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (6.74%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (6.74%) SAN
8 6 (6.74%) VLAN
9 3 (3.37%) MPLS
9 3 (3.37%) NAS
9 3 (3.37%) VoIP
10 2 (2.25%) ADSL
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.25%) Skype
11 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (34.83%) Social Skills
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Analyst
1 19 (21.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) IT Support
5 9 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Server Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) Software Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Software Support Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Wintel Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) CSS
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.48%) PKI
3 9 (10.11%) Clustering
4 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) BYOD
5 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.37%) iPhone
7 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.25%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.12%) EPoS
8 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 61 (68.54%) Windows Server
4 56 (62.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (39.33%) Windows 10
7 32 (35.96%) Windows 7
8 22 (24.72%) Windows 8
9 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2019
10 15 (16.85%) Windows XP
11 8 (8.99%) Linux
11 8 (8.99%) Windows Vista
12 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
13 3 (3.37%) Android
13 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (22.47%) ITIL
3 18 (20.22%) Change Management
4 16 (17.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (14.61%) Storage Management
6 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.36%) Task Automation
8 10 (11.24%) Data Centre Operations
9 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.99%) Change Control
10 8 (8.99%) Migration
10 8 (8.99%) Server Building
11 7 (7.87%) Network Design
11 7 (7.87%) Server Management
12 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.74%) Ticket Management
12 6 (6.74%) Time Management
13 5 (5.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) PowerShell
2 19 (21.35%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) VB
4 3 (3.37%) VBScript
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.12%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) MCP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 65 (73.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (12.36%) XenApp
5 8 (8.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.49%) vSphere
8 3 (3.37%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (17.98%) SCCM
3 14 (15.73%) WSUS
4 13 (14.61%) SCVMM
5 10 (11.24%) NetBackup
5 10 (11.24%) SCOrch
5 10 (11.24%) vCenter Server
6 8 (8.99%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (6.74%) HAProxy
7 6 (6.74%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (6.74%) Nagios
8 5 (5.62%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (4.49%) SCOM
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (52.81%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Citrix
4 17 (19.10%) HP
5 14 (15.73%) Cisco
6 12 (13.48%) Symantec
7 11 (12.36%) Veritas
8 9 (10.11%) Lumension
8 9 (10.11%) McAfee
8 9 (10.11%) Meraki
8 9 (10.11%) Oracle
9 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.87%) SonicWALL
10 6 (6.74%) Dell
11 5 (5.62%) IBM
12 4 (4.49%) EMC
12 4 (4.49%) Ivanti
13 3 (3.37%) SAP
13 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.37%) Sun