Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 650 454
Rank change year-on-year +9 -196 -166
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 464 562 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 1.57% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 349 466 889
England median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,350 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -17.50% +9.59% +4.29%

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 29,916 35,709 41,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.98% 22.99% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23,833 29,018 33,276
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019. 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 -7 121 £31,000 -31.11% 25
North of England +54 111 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Midlands -9 98 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Yorkshire +47 72 £40,000 +23.08% 9
West Midlands +8 72 £40,000 +14.29% 12
East of England +80 60 £40,000 +6.67% 7
South East +10 49 £35,000 +4.63% 25
North West +19 39 £33,250 -11.33% 6
East Midlands +24 26 £30,000 -14.29% 5
South West +1 23 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 371 (79.96%) Active Directory
3 323 (69.61%) Windows Server
4 303 (65.30%) Microsoft
5 262 (56.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 248 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 231 (49.78%) DNS
8 226 (48.71%) VMware
9 224 (48.28%) Office 365
10 218 (46.98%) DHCP
11 202 (43.53%) MS Exchange
12 156 (33.62%) Cisco
13 143 (30.82%) Windows 10
14 140 (30.17%) VPN
14 140 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 135 (29.09%) Citrix
16 133 (28.66%) ITIL
17 130 (28.02%) Azure
18 128 (27.59%) Firewall
19 127 (27.37%) SCCM
20 118 (25.43%) Windows 7
21 115 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2010
22 110 (23.71%) TCP/IP
23 109 (23.49%) Hyper-V
24 105 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 100 (21.55%) WAN
26 97 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
27 96 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
28 95 (20.47%) LAN
29 94 (20.26%) Problem-Solving

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
1 202 (43.53%) MS Exchange
2 115 (24.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (11.42%) Skype for Business
5 51 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 41 (8.84%) SharePoint
7 34 (7.33%) IIS
8 30 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (4.53%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.51%) IBM Domino
11 7 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) Apache
13 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (20.91%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (2.59%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) ArchiCAD
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 224 (48.28%) Office 365
2 130 (28.02%) Azure
3 36 (7.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (4.96%) SaaS
5 16 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 14 (3.02%) AWS
6 14 (3.02%) IaaS
7 10 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.72%) PaaS
9 2 (0.43%) G Suite
9 2 (0.43%) GCP
9 2 (0.43%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) Slack
10 1 (0.22%) Trello
10 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 231 (49.78%) DNS
2 218 (46.98%) DHCP
3 140 (30.17%) VPN
4 128 (27.59%) Firewall
5 110 (23.71%) TCP/IP
6 100 (21.55%) WAN
7 95 (20.47%) LAN
8 66 (14.22%) SAN
9 59 (12.72%) Remote Desktop
10 54 (11.64%) Skype
11 33 (7.11%) Wireless
12 32 (6.90%) VLAN
13 30 (6.47%) Internet
14 25 (5.39%) NetScaler
15 24 (5.17%) MPLS
16 22 (4.74%) VoIP
17 17 (3.66%) SSL
18 16 (3.45%) PBX
19 15 (3.23%) ISDN
19 15 (3.23%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.72%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.86%) MySQL
13 3 (0.65%) DB2
13 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.86%) JIRA
3 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.43%) MSI
5 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.22%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.22%) Gatling
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) JMeter
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) Sourcetree
General
1 30 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 29 (6.25%) Retail
3 27 (5.82%) Finance
4 9 (1.94%) Banking
5 7 (1.51%) Electronics
6 6 (1.29%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.86%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (20.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (17.67%) Analyst
3 73 (15.73%) Support Engineer
4 52 (11.21%) IT Support
5 42 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (9.05%) Field Engineer
6 31 (6.68%) IT Engineer
6 31 (6.68%) Support Analyst
7 30 (6.47%) Technical Support
8 27 (5.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 26 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 22 (4.74%) Consultant
11 21 (4.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 19 (4.09%) Administrator
13 18 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 18 (3.88%) Server Engineer
14 17 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.88%) CSS
2 13 (2.80%) .NET
3 11 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.29%) Ajax
4 6 (1.29%) LDAP
5 3 (0.65%) COM
5 3 (0.65%) SAML
6 2 (0.43%) EDI
6 2 (0.43%) HTML
6 2 (0.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.22%) Spring
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 43 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.60%) Driving Licence
6 24 (5.17%) Replication
7 23 (4.96%) Public Cloud
8 20 (4.31%) PKI
9 17 (3.66%) Blackberry
9 17 (3.66%) iPhone
10 15 (3.23%) CMDB
11 12 (2.59%) PDA
12 6 (1.29%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
13 5 (1.08%) iPad
13 5 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 5 (1.08%) Xbox
14 3 (0.65%) Clustering
14 3 (0.65%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 323 (69.61%) Windows Server
3 262 (56.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 248 (53.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (30.82%) Windows 10
6 118 (25.43%) Windows 7
7 53 (11.42%) Windows 8
8 52 (11.21%) Windows XP
9 50 (10.78%) Linux
10 33 (7.11%) Windows Vista
11 17 (3.66%) Unix
12 16 (3.45%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.29%) Android
13 6 (1.29%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.29%) SUSE
14 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.65%) AIX
15 3 (0.65%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) Solaris
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.66%) ITIL
2 105 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 94 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (14.66%) Change Management
5 62 (13.36%) Patch Management
6 55 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (7.97%) Server Management
8 33 (7.11%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.90%) Project Delivery
10 31 (6.68%) Migration
10 31 (6.68%) Validation
11 29 (6.25%) Time Management
12 26 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (5.60%) Preventative Maintenance
13 25 (5.39%) Hardware Maintenance
14 24 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (5.17%) Project Management
15 23 (4.96%) Incident Management
16 22 (4.74%) Problem Management
17 20 (4.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.73%) SQL
2 58 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.37%) C#
4 9 (1.94%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.08%) Java
6 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.86%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.65%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) C
9 2 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) Go
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) R
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (10.99%) MCSA
3 44 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (9.27%) CCNA
5 40 (8.62%) DBS Check
6 31 (6.68%) MCSE
7 26 (5.60%) CCNP
8 22 (4.74%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.80%) MCITP
10 13 (2.80%) MCP
10 13 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (2.59%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.37%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.94%) Degree
14 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.08%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.08%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.08%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.84%) SLA
2 21 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.72%) COBIT
5 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.86%) QA
8 3 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.43%) PMO
10 1 (0.22%) GDPR
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 371 (79.96%) Active Directory
2 140 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (23.49%) Hyper-V
4 54 (11.64%) XenApp
5 47 (10.13%) vSphere
6 39 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.65%) Docker
14 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.22%) Firmware
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.22%) NFS
15 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 127 (27.37%) SCCM
2 61 (13.15%) WSUS
3 30 (6.47%) SCOM
4 27 (5.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (3.66%) Backup Exec
6 15 (3.23%) SCVMM
7 13 (2.80%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (2.16%) Nessus
10 9 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (1.51%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
14 5 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 4 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
16 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
16 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
16 3 (0.65%) vCenter Server
17 2 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 303 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 226 (48.71%) VMware
3 156 (33.62%) Cisco
4 135 (29.09%) Citrix
5 76 (16.38%) HP
6 60 (12.93%) Symantec
7 48 (10.34%) Dell
8 41 (8.84%) Veeam
9 34 (7.33%) CommVault
10 28 (6.03%) IBM
11 27 (5.82%) SonicWALL
12 21 (4.53%) Meraki
13 20 (4.31%) Lotus
14 19 (4.09%) McAfee
15 18 (3.88%) CheckPoint
16 16 (3.45%) Mitel
16 16 (3.45%) Siemens
17 15 (3.23%) Adobe
17 15 (3.23%) Oracle
18 14 (3.02%) EMC