Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 456 300
Rank change year-on-year -158 -156 -98
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 587 1,074 2,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.65% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 2.61% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 486 870 1,773
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,050 £58,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.23% +4.14%

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 35,162 41,117 45,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.95% 25.02% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28,559 33,306 38,800
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -85 199 £45,000 +1.12% 21
Midlands +41 146 £35,000 +11.11% 17
West Midlands +48 116 £35,000 +7.69% 9
North of England -91 76 £40,000 +33.33% 21
South East -159 70 £30,000 -20.53% 9
East of England +17 54 £42,500 +18.06% 7
South West -19 46 £37,500 +13.64% 6
North West -52 39 £40,000 +26.98% 10
East Midlands -10 30 £37,000 +23.33% 8
Yorkshire -48 25 £32,500 +14.04% 9
North East 0 12 £72,312 +221.39% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 380 (64.74%) Windows Server
3 376 (64.05%) Active Directory
4 371 (63.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 352 (59.97%) Microsoft
6 327 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 319 (54.34%) VMware
8 213 (36.29%) MS Exchange
9 186 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 182 (31.01%) ITIL
11 172 (29.30%) Cisco
12 168 (28.62%) Office 365
13 161 (27.43%) DNS
14 153 (26.06%) DHCP
15 148 (25.21%) Firewall
16 142 (24.19%) Linux
17 140 (23.85%) Citrix
18 132 (22.49%) Hyper-V
19 124 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
20 123 (20.95%) Windows 10
21 122 (20.78%) Windows 7
22 119 (20.27%) TCP/IP
23 116 (19.76%) WAN
23 116 (19.76%) SQL
24 113 (19.25%) HP
25 112 (19.08%) LAN
26 104 (17.72%) SAN
26 104 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
27 103 (17.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 98 (16.70%) Microsoft Office

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
1 213 (36.29%) MS Exchange
2 104 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 68 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 65 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 58 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (5.11%) IIS
8 26 (4.43%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.19%) Apache
13 6 (1.02%) Confluence
13 6 (1.02%) JBoss
14 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.51%) CMS
15 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 98 (16.70%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (1.70%) ReMetrica
2 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.85%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.34%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 168 (28.62%) Office 365
2 124 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.62%) Mimecast
5 27 (4.60%) IaaS
6 26 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (4.09%) PaaS
8 19 (3.24%) SaaS
9 16 (2.73%) GitHub
10 13 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.17%) G Suite
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 161 (27.43%) DNS
2 153 (26.06%) DHCP
3 148 (25.21%) Firewall
4 119 (20.27%) TCP/IP
5 116 (19.76%) WAN
6 112 (19.08%) LAN
7 104 (17.72%) SAN
8 52 (8.86%) VoIP
9 50 (8.52%) VLAN
10 49 (8.35%) VPN
11 38 (6.47%) IPsec
12 32 (5.45%) Wireless
13 30 (5.11%) iSCSI
14 28 (4.77%) Remote Desktop
15 25 (4.26%) SSL
16 21 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
18 18 (3.07%) Ethernet
19 17 (2.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.19%) MySQL
7 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.51%) DB2
10 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (4.09%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.04%) JIRA
3 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 98 (16.70%) Finance
2 43 (7.33%) Retail
3 26 (4.43%) Banking
4 20 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.56%) Legal
6 13 (2.21%) Back Office
7 7 (1.19%) Advertising
7 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.85%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Arabic Language
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
9 3 (0.51%) Billing
9 3 (0.51%) French Language
9 3 (0.51%) German Language
9 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.51%) Polish Language
9 3 (0.51%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (21.81%) Analyst
2 96 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 79 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 64 (10.90%) IT Support
5 54 (9.20%) Support Analyst
6 48 (8.18%) IT Engineer
7 43 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 43 (7.33%) Server Engineer
8 41 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
9 40 (6.81%) Service Analyst
10 34 (5.79%) IT Support Engineer
11 33 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 32 (5.45%) Consultant
13 30 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 30 (5.11%) Team Leader
14 28 (4.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 27 (4.60%) Technical Support
16 25 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 24 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.36%) ADSI
2 7 (1.19%) .NET
3 6 (1.02%) J2EE
4 5 (0.85%) LDAP
4 5 (0.85%) XML
5 4 (0.68%) WinForms
6 3 (0.51%) EDI
6 3 (0.51%) Middleware
7 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.34%) Web Services
7 2 (0.34%) WSH
7 2 (0.34%) XMPP
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
8 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.17%) HTML
8 1 (0.17%) HTML5
8 1 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.48%) Data Centre
2 55 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 36 (6.13%) Clustering
5 32 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.90%) HP StoreVirtual
7 17 (2.90%) Replication
8 16 (2.73%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.73%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.04%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.04%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.36%) iPhone
11 7 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (1.02%) CMDB
12 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.85%) EPoS
13 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 587 (100.00%) Windows
2 380 (64.74%) Windows Server
3 371 (63.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 327 (55.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (24.19%) Linux
6 123 (20.95%) Windows 10
7 122 (20.78%) Windows 7
8 75 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (8.86%) Windows 8
10 50 (8.52%) Windows XP
11 44 (7.50%) Unix
12 29 (4.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (3.41%) CentOS
14 19 (3.24%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.39%) AIX
15 14 (2.39%) Solaris
16 12 (2.04%) Android
17 11 (1.87%) Ubuntu
18 10 (1.70%) Apple iOS
18 10 (1.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (31.01%) ITIL
2 103 (17.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 81 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (10.22%) Patch Management
5 54 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
6 53 (9.03%) Mentoring
7 49 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 48 (8.18%) Service Management
9 47 (8.01%) Project Management
10 44 (7.50%) Coaching
11 42 (7.16%) DevOps
12 40 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (6.64%) Migration
14 38 (6.47%) Configuration Management
15 37 (6.30%) Change Management
16 34 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
17 32 (5.45%) Service Delivery
18 28 (4.77%) Analytics
18 28 (4.77%) Presales
19 26 (4.43%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 116 (19.76%) SQL
2 93 (15.84%) PowerShell
3 36 (6.13%) Python
4 25 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 16 (2.73%) C
6 14 (2.39%) Java
7 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.53%) C++
9 7 (1.19%) Ruby
9 7 (1.19%) VB
10 6 (1.02%) C#
10 6 (1.02%) Perl
10 6 (1.02%) VBScript
11 5 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (11.24%) MCSE
3 45 (7.67%) Degree
4 44 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (7.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (5.62%) CCNA
7 32 (5.45%) MCSA
8 28 (4.77%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (4.43%) MCITP
10 23 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 21 (3.58%) CCNP
12 20 (3.41%) SC Cleared
13 19 (3.24%) RHCE
14 15 (2.56%) HNC
15 14 (2.39%) AWS Certification
16 12 (2.04%) CCA
16 12 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (1.53%) HND
17 9 (1.53%) MCP
18 7 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.54%) SLA
2 16 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.21%) COBIT
4 8 (1.36%) PMO
5 6 (1.02%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.51%) GDPR
8 2 (0.34%) HL7
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 376 (64.05%) Active Directory
2 186 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (22.49%) Hyper-V
4 67 (11.41%) XenApp
5 64 (10.90%) vSphere
6 49 (8.35%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (4.43%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.24%) Docker
9 18 (3.07%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
11 14 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (1.87%) VMware NSX
13 9 (1.53%) XenServer
14 8 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.19%) vCloud
15 7 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.68%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 86 (14.65%) SCCM
2 24 (4.09%) Ansible
2 24 (4.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (3.41%) SCOM
4 19 (3.24%) Backup Exec
5 16 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.56%) WSUS
6 15 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.39%) Puppet
8 13 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (1.87%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.36%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.02%) Data Guard
12 6 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (1.02%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.85%) Salt
13 5 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 352 (59.97%) Microsoft
2 319 (54.34%) VMware
3 172 (29.30%) Cisco
4 140 (23.85%) Citrix
5 113 (19.25%) HP
6 72 (12.27%) Red Hat
7 65 (11.07%) Dell
8 54 (9.20%) NetApp
9 48 (8.18%) Symantec
10 42 (7.16%) IBM
11 41 (6.98%) CheckPoint
12 37 (6.30%) SolarWinds
13 35 (5.96%) Oracle
14 33 (5.62%) McAfee
15 30 (5.11%) EMC
15 30 (5.11%) Veeam
16 29 (4.94%) Ivanti
17 27 (4.60%) Juniper
18 24 (4.09%) SonicWALL
19 23 (3.92%) Avaya