Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 434 269
Rank change year-on-year -207 -165 -95
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 561 1,178 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 2.86% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 461 951 2,063
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 36,329 41,257 47,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.02% 24.91% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29,389 33,760 40,802
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,497 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -110 198 £45,000 - 12
Midlands +5 122 £35,000 +12.00% 16
West Midlands +34 101 £35,500 +18.33% 6
North of England -123 81 £32,500 +7.44% 14
South East -150 71 £31,500 -16.00% 16
East of England -9 48 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Yorkshire -50 41 £35,000 +22.81% 3
South West -54 40 £30,000 -7.69% 9
North West -71 36 £29,250 -12.03% 8
East Midlands -8 21 £35,000 -17.65% 10
North East -18 4 £27,500 - 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Windows
2 397 (70.77%) Active Directory
3 380 (67.74%) Windows Server
4 376 (67.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 327 (58.29%) Microsoft
6 321 (57.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 282 (50.27%) VMware
8 216 (38.50%) MS Exchange
9 184 (32.80%) ITIL
10 176 (31.37%) Firewall
11 172 (30.66%) Office 365
12 167 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 152 (27.09%) DNS
14 151 (26.92%) Citrix
15 141 (25.13%) DHCP
16 140 (24.96%) Windows 10
17 139 (24.78%) Cisco
18 136 (24.24%) TCP/IP
19 135 (24.06%) SQL Server
20 132 (23.53%) Windows 7
21 128 (22.82%) SAN
22 121 (21.57%) SQL
23 114 (20.32%) LAN
23 114 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2010
24 111 (19.79%) WAN
25 110 (19.61%) Finance
26 105 (18.72%) Microsoft Office
27 104 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 103 (18.36%) Hyper-V
29 96 (17.11%) Linux

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
1 216 (38.50%) MS Exchange
2 114 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 66 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 58 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (5.70%) IIS
8 17 (3.03%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.53%) Apache
13 3 (0.53%) CMS
13 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.36%) JBoss
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (18.72%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (1.78%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.89%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 172 (30.66%) Office 365
2 93 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (5.17%) Mimecast
5 17 (3.03%) IaaS
6 15 (2.67%) PaaS
7 14 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.60%) SaaS
10 8 (1.43%) GitHub
10 8 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) G Suite
12 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 176 (31.37%) Firewall
2 152 (27.09%) DNS
3 141 (25.13%) DHCP
4 136 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 128 (22.82%) SAN
6 114 (20.32%) LAN
7 111 (19.79%) WAN
8 68 (12.12%) VoIP
9 56 (9.98%) VPN
10 43 (7.66%) IPsec
11 31 (5.53%) SSL
12 30 (5.35%) Wireless
13 25 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (4.46%) VLAN
14 22 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (3.74%) iSCSI
15 21 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (3.57%) Internet
17 19 (3.39%) Ethernet
17 19 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.25%) MySQL
6 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.36%) DB2
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.07%) JIRA
3 4 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.53%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) MSI
4 3 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Toad
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (19.61%) Finance
2 41 (7.31%) Retail
3 34 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.85%) Legal
6 14 (2.50%) Banking
6 14 (2.50%) Law
7 12 (2.14%) Back Office
8 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.07%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Advertising
9 5 (0.89%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (20.50%) Analyst
2 87 (15.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 83 (14.80%) Support Engineer
4 62 (11.05%) IT Support
5 58 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 54 (9.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 47 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (6.95%) IT Engineer
9 31 (5.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (5.35%) Service Analyst
11 28 (4.99%) Team Leader
12 27 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
13 26 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 25 (4.46%) Desktop Support
14 25 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support
14 25 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
15 23 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (4.10%) Administrator
16 22 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) LDAP
2 7 (1.25%) ADSI
3 5 (0.89%) WSH
4 4 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.71%) Middleware
5 3 (0.53%) .NET
5 3 (0.53%) XML
6 2 (0.36%) J2EE
6 2 (0.36%) WinForms
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.18%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.18%) HTML5
7 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.98%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 38 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.10%) Clustering
6 20 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.85%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.67%) HP StoreVirtual
9 14 (2.50%) Replication
10 13 (2.32%) iPhone
11 11 (1.96%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.96%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.25%) iPad
13 6 (1.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.89%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.71%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 561 (100.00%) Windows
2 380 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 376 (67.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 321 (57.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 140 (24.96%) Windows 10
6 132 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 96 (17.11%) Linux
8 67 (11.94%) Windows 8
9 66 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 39 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (6.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 33 (5.88%) Unix
13 23 (4.10%) CentOS
14 19 (3.39%) Windows Vista
15 16 (2.85%) Solaris
16 14 (2.50%) Mac OS X
17 13 (2.32%) Android
18 12 (2.14%) AIX
18 12 (2.14%) Ubuntu
19 10 (1.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (32.80%) ITIL
2 104 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 68 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (9.98%) Project Management
5 49 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 42 (7.49%) Mentoring
7 36 (6.42%) Migration
7 36 (6.42%) PRINCE2
8 33 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (5.35%) Proactive Monitoring
10 28 (4.99%) Configuration Management
10 28 (4.99%) Server Virtualisation
11 27 (4.81%) Patch Management
12 26 (4.63%) Network Management
12 26 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (4.46%) Coaching
13 25 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (4.28%) Capacity Management
14 24 (4.28%) DevOps
14 24 (4.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.57%) SQL
2 91 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 26 (4.63%) Python
4 22 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.32%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.96%) Perl
7 9 (1.60%) Ruby
8 7 (1.25%) C
8 7 (1.25%) VB
9 6 (1.07%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.89%) Java
11 4 (0.71%) C++
12 2 (0.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.18%) C#
13 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (11.76%) MCSE
3 41 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (6.95%) Degree
5 29 (5.17%) CCNA
6 25 (4.46%) MCSA
7 23 (4.10%) CCNP
8 22 (3.92%) MCITP
8 22 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.85%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.32%) CCA
14 11 (1.96%) HNC
14 11 (1.96%) RHCE
15 10 (1.78%) AWS Certification
16 6 (1.07%) CISM
16 6 (1.07%) HND
16 6 (1.07%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.70%) SLA
2 28 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.74%) COBIT
4 12 (2.14%) PMO
5 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.07%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.71%) GDPR
9 3 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 397 (70.77%) Active Directory
2 167 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (18.36%) Hyper-V
4 81 (14.44%) XenApp
5 62 (11.05%) vSphere
6 57 (10.16%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (7.49%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 15 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
10 14 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (2.50%) XenServer
11 13 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.43%) Docker
14 7 (1.25%) MetaFrame
14 7 (1.25%) VMware NSX
14 7 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.07%) vCloud
16 5 (0.89%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 86 (15.33%) SCCM
2 22 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 18 (3.21%) SCOM
4 17 (3.03%) WSUS
5 16 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.85%) Puppet
6 13 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (1.96%) Ansible
8 9 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.60%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.43%) EdgeSight
9 8 (1.43%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (1.43%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.25%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 327 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 282 (50.27%) VMware
3 151 (26.92%) Citrix
4 139 (24.78%) Cisco
5 83 (14.80%) HP
6 50 (8.91%) Dell
7 45 (8.02%) NetApp
7 45 (8.02%) Red Hat
8 37 (6.60%) CheckPoint
9 30 (5.35%) Juniper
10 29 (5.17%) Avaya
10 29 (5.17%) EMC
11 28 (4.99%) SonicWALL
12 27 (4.81%) Symantec
13 25 (4.46%) IBM
13 25 (4.46%) Ivanti
13 25 (4.46%) Oracle
14 24 (4.28%) Apple
15 20 (3.57%) Mitel
15 20 (3.57%) SolarWinds