Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 372 260
Rank change year-on-year -217 -112 -112
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 674 1,338 2,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.83% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 3.40% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 576 1,128 2,234
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% - +1.39%

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 38,119 39,345 49,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.64% 24.47% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31,085 33,166 41,918
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,794
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.46% +5.40%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -156 215 £45,000 - 24
South East -129 123 £31,750 -3.79% 10
North of England -126 122 £30,000 - 11
Midlands +11 95 £35,000 - 12
South West -78 72 £32,000 -1.54% 4
West Midlands -5 70 £36,750 +18.55% 8
Yorkshire -69 67 £32,500 +14.04% 4
North West -68 51 £28,000 -11.11% 4
East of England -46 46 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands -4 25 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East -29 7 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 674 (100.00%) Windows
2 476 (70.62%) Active Directory
3 463 (68.69%) Windows Server
4 432 (64.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 361 (53.56%) Microsoft
6 350 (51.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 333 (49.41%) VMware
8 247 (36.65%) MS Exchange
9 210 (31.16%) ITIL
9 210 (31.16%) Office 365
10 201 (29.82%) Firewall
11 195 (28.93%) Citrix
12 192 (28.49%) DNS
13 187 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 185 (27.45%) SQL Server
15 179 (26.56%) Windows 7
16 167 (24.78%) DHCP
17 156 (23.15%) SAN
17 156 (23.15%) LAN
18 150 (22.26%) WAN
19 149 (22.11%) SQL
20 147 (21.81%) TCP/IP
20 147 (21.81%) Cisco
21 144 (21.36%) Windows 10
22 141 (20.92%) Microsoft Office
23 139 (20.62%) Finance
24 136 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
25 133 (19.73%) SCCM
26 110 (16.32%) Windows XP
27 105 (15.58%) Hyper-V

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
1 247 (36.65%) MS Exchange
2 136 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (10.09%) SharePoint
4 61 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 59 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 50 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 43 (6.38%) Skype for Business
8 38 (5.64%) IIS
9 22 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.04%) CMS
11 7 (1.04%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.45%) Apache
12 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.30%) Confluence
13 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 141 (20.92%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (1.19%) TIBCO iProcess
2 7 (1.04%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.74%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.45%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 2 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.30%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Endur
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 210 (31.16%) Office 365
2 92 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.23%) Mimecast
5 14 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.48%) IaaS
8 7 (1.04%) PaaS
9 4 (0.59%) G Suite
9 4 (0.59%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.59%) SaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) GitHub
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 201 (29.82%) Firewall
2 192 (28.49%) DNS
3 167 (24.78%) DHCP
4 156 (23.15%) LAN
4 156 (23.15%) SAN
5 150 (22.26%) WAN
6 147 (21.81%) TCP/IP
7 82 (12.17%) VoIP
8 69 (10.24%) VPN
9 43 (6.38%) Wireless
10 40 (5.93%) SSL
11 38 (5.64%) IPsec
12 28 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (4.01%) Internet
14 23 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (3.12%) FTP
16 16 (2.37%) NAS
17 13 (1.93%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.93%) NetScaler
18 12 (1.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.74%) IDOL
13 3 (0.45%) MySQL
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.15%) DB2
14 1 (0.15%) Firebird
14 1 (0.15%) Informix
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) JIRA
2 5 (0.74%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.74%) MSI
2 5 (0.74%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 139 (20.62%) Finance
2 37 (5.49%) Retail
3 33 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.41%) Legal
5 17 (2.52%) Law
6 14 (2.08%) Marketing
7 13 (1.93%) Banking
7 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.74%) Advertising
8 5 (0.74%) Electronics
8 5 (0.74%) French Language
8 5 (0.74%) German Language
8 5 (0.74%) Military
9 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.59%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 152 (22.55%) Analyst
2 119 (17.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 108 (16.02%) Support Engineer
4 90 (13.35%) Support Analyst
5 66 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 64 (9.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 61 (9.05%) IT Support
8 54 (8.01%) IT Engineer
9 46 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 42 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 40 (5.93%) Administrator
12 36 (5.34%) Infrastructure Support
13 35 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 32 (4.75%) Desktop Support
15 30 (4.45%) Service Analyst
15 30 (4.45%) Windows Engineer
16 29 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 28 (4.15%) Applications Support
17 28 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.78%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (1.63%) Middleware
3 9 (1.34%) LDAP
4 8 (1.19%) Rendezvous
4 8 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (1.04%) WSH
6 3 (0.45%) .NET
6 3 (0.45%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.15%) Flash
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.08%) Blackberry
3 38 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.34%) Clustering
5 30 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.86%) Driving Licence
7 22 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.93%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.93%) NHS
8 13 (1.93%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.63%) Replication
9 11 (1.63%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.34%) iPhone
11 8 (1.19%) CCTV
12 7 (1.04%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.89%) Eurex
13 6 (0.89%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 674 (100.00%) Windows
2 463 (68.69%) Windows Server
3 432 (64.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 350 (51.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (26.56%) Windows 7
6 144 (21.36%) Windows 10
7 110 (16.32%) Windows XP
8 74 (10.98%) Linux
9 73 (10.83%) Windows 8
10 40 (5.93%) Unix
11 34 (5.04%) Windows Vista
12 32 (4.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 26 (3.86%) Solaris
14 21 (3.12%) CentOS
15 19 (2.82%) Windows 2000
16 18 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (1.93%) Ubuntu
18 12 (1.78%) Mac OS X
18 12 (1.78%) SUSE
19 9 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (31.16%) ITIL
2 75 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (6.38%) Project Management
5 41 (6.08%) Incident Management
6 40 (5.93%) Patch Management
7 39 (5.79%) PRINCE2
8 35 (5.19%) Migration
8 35 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (5.04%) Mentoring
10 27 (4.01%) Business Continuity
10 27 (4.01%) IT Strategy
11 24 (3.56%) Network Design
11 24 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (3.56%) Translating Business Requirements
12 22 (3.26%) E-Commerce
12 22 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (3.26%) Proactive Monitoring
13 21 (3.12%) Presales
13 21 (3.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.11%) SQL
2 85 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.52%) Python
4 13 (1.93%) Perl
5 12 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.19%) COBOL
8 7 (1.04%) Ruby
8 7 (1.04%) VB
9 5 (0.74%) C
9 5 (0.74%) Java
10 4 (0.59%) C#
11 3 (0.45%) C++
11 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.45%) VBScript
12 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (11.87%) MCSE
3 65 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (7.57%) CCNA
5 40 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (5.04%) MCSA
7 31 (4.60%) CCNP
7 31 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 30 (4.45%) Degree
9 27 (4.01%) SC Cleared
10 25 (3.71%) MCITP
11 20 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (1.93%) CCA
14 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.34%) MCP
15 8 (1.19%) VCP5
16 6 (0.89%) MCTS
17 5 (0.74%) BC Cleared
17 5 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (14.69%) SLA
2 30 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.56%) COBIT
4 12 (1.78%) PMO
5 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.45%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) COSHH
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 476 (70.62%) Active Directory
2 187 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 88 (13.06%) XenApp
5 60 (8.90%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (7.57%) vSphere
7 37 (5.49%) XenDesktop
8 25 (3.71%) XenServer
9 14 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.93%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.48%) Xen
13 9 (1.34%) MetaFrame
13 9 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.74%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 133 (19.73%) SCCM
2 29 (4.30%) Backup Exec
3 26 (3.86%) SCOM
4 22 (3.26%) WSUS
5 15 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 10 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.34%) EdgeSight
8 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.34%) Puppet
9 8 (1.19%) TIBCO Hawk
10 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (1.04%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.89%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
12 5 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 361 (53.56%) Microsoft
2 333 (49.41%) VMware
3 195 (28.93%) Citrix
4 147 (21.81%) Cisco
5 103 (15.28%) HP
6 50 (7.42%) Dell
7 49 (7.27%) IBM
8 35 (5.19%) Oracle
9 31 (4.60%) NetApp
9 31 (4.60%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.30%) CheckPoint
11 27 (4.01%) Symantec
12 25 (3.71%) Apple
13 24 (3.56%) Juniper
14 21 (3.12%) Avaya
15 20 (2.97%) EMC
16 18 (2.67%) CommVault
17 16 (2.37%) SolarWinds
17 16 (2.37%) SonicWALL
17 16 (2.37%) Veeam