Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 303 217
Rank change year-on-year -177 -86 -98
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1013 1947 3296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 1.09% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 4.40% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1650 2909
England median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.37% +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 41881 44259 54058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.70% 24.83% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33963 37850 46068
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -126 348 £42,500 -5.56% 13
South East -72 242 £39,000 +20.00% 4
North of England -108 158 £30,000 -14.29% 10
Midlands -22 135 £30,000 -7.69% 7
West Midlands -36 92 £30,500 -6.15% 5
Yorkshire -61 78 £31,000 -6.06% 2
North West -50 73 £30,000 -20.00% 6
South West -110 65 £33,000 +1.54% 3
East of England -51 62 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands +40 43 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North East -31 7 £24,000 -40.74% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1013 (100.00%) Windows
2 692 (68.31%) Windows Server
3 684 (67.52%) Active Directory
4 660 (65.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 600 (59.23%) Microsoft
6 565 (55.77%) VMware
7 504 (49.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 441 (43.53%) MS Exchange
9 379 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 356 (35.14%) Cisco
11 349 (34.45%) DNS
12 332 (32.77%) Firewall
13 318 (31.39%) DHCP
14 297 (29.32%) Windows 7
15 296 (29.22%) ITIL
16 293 (28.92%) Citrix
17 271 (26.75%) Office 365
18 245 (24.19%) WAN
19 242 (23.89%) TCP/IP
20 235 (23.20%) SQL
20 235 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2010
21 234 (23.10%) SQL Server
22 232 (22.90%) LAN
23 219 (21.62%) HP
24 216 (21.32%) Hyper-V
25 197 (19.45%) Microsoft Office
26 187 (18.46%) VPN
27 176 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
28 174 (17.18%) SAN
29 168 (16.58%) Windows 10

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
1 441 (43.53%) MS Exchange
2 235 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 162 (15.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 126 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 121 (11.94%) IIS
6 119 (11.75%) SharePoint
7 110 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 68 (6.71%) Skype for Business
9 35 (3.46%) Apache
10 21 (2.07%) Tomcat
11 19 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (1.48%) IBM Notes
13 14 (1.38%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.18%) Mule
14 12 (1.18%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 197 (19.45%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.28%) Northgate Housing
3 9 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.099%) Endur
7 1 (0.099%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 271 (26.75%) Office 365
2 99 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.78%) PaaS
6 15 (1.48%) G Suite
7 8 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.59%) IaaS
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.30%) SaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.20%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.099%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 349 (34.45%) DNS
2 332 (32.77%) Firewall
3 318 (31.39%) DHCP
4 245 (24.19%) WAN
5 242 (23.89%) TCP/IP
6 232 (22.90%) LAN
7 187 (18.46%) VPN
8 174 (17.18%) SAN
9 113 (11.15%) VoIP
10 95 (9.38%) VLAN
11 90 (8.88%) MPLS
12 73 (7.21%) Remote Desktop
13 63 (6.22%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (4.94%) Wireless
15 49 (4.84%) NAS
16 44 (4.34%) SSL
17 43 (4.24%) Internet
18 41 (4.05%) Skype
19 37 (3.65%) DSL
20 36 (3.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.28%) MySQL
7 12 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.39%) IDOL
13 3 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.30%) InterBase
13 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.09%) MSI
2 10 (0.99%) AdminStudio
3 7 (0.69%) AutoIt
3 7 (0.69%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.59%) ERwin
5 5 (0.49%) JIRA
6 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.099%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.099%) Maven
8 1 (0.099%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.099%) Toad
General
1 156 (15.40%) Finance
2 49 (4.84%) Retail
3 44 (4.34%) Manufacturing
4 30 (2.96%) German Language
5 26 (2.57%) Advertising
6 23 (2.27%) French Language
7 21 (2.07%) Law
8 20 (1.97%) Digital Economy
9 19 (1.88%) Publishing
10 18 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.68%) Games
12 16 (1.58%) Legal
13 11 (1.09%) Back Office
14 10 (0.99%) Marketing
15 9 (0.89%) Electronics
16 7 (0.69%) Billing
16 7 (0.69%) Local Government
17 6 (0.59%) Banking
18 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (21.22%) Analyst
2 200 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 136 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 135 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 124 (12.24%) IT Support
6 93 (9.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 88 (8.69%) IT Engineer
8 82 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 68 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 66 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 59 (5.82%) Server Support
12 55 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
13 54 (5.33%) Applications Support
13 54 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
14 51 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
15 49 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (4.74%) Administrator
16 48 (4.74%) Windows Engineer
17 46 (4.54%) Active Directory Support
18 42 (4.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.58%) .NET
1 16 (1.58%) XML
2 13 (1.28%) SOAP
2 13 (1.28%) XSD
3 9 (0.89%) HTML
3 9 (0.89%) WAP
4 8 (0.79%) Middleware
5 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.69%) JMS
5 7 (0.69%) JSP
5 7 (0.69%) RESTful
5 7 (0.69%) XSLT
6 6 (0.59%) J2EE
6 6 (0.59%) Java EE
6 6 (0.59%) JSON
6 6 (0.59%) REST
6 6 (0.59%) Servlets
6 6 (0.59%) Web Services
6 6 (0.59%) WSDL
7 5 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 66 (6.52%) Clustering
3 51 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 45 (4.44%) Replication
6 33 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.09%) User Experience
11 11 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (0.99%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.89%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.79%) AS400
14 8 (0.79%) Fintech
14 8 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1013 (100.00%) Windows
2 692 (68.31%) Windows Server
3 660 (65.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 504 (49.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 297 (29.32%) Windows 7
6 168 (16.58%) Windows 10
7 160 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 155 (15.30%) Linux
9 123 (12.14%) Windows 8
10 77 (7.60%) Unix
11 51 (5.03%) Windows 2000
12 50 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (4.34%) Solaris
14 42 (4.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 31 (3.06%) Windows Vista
16 29 (2.86%) Mac OS X
17 17 (1.68%) Android
18 15 (1.48%) AIX
19 12 (1.18%) Apple iOS
19 12 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (29.22%) ITIL
2 82 (8.09%) CRM
2 82 (8.09%) Service Delivery
3 68 (6.71%) Problem Management
4 67 (6.61%) Service Management
5 64 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 57 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 55 (5.43%) Patch Management
8 53 (5.23%) Migration
9 50 (4.94%) Change Management
10 48 (4.74%) Presales
11 46 (4.54%) Incident Management
12 41 (4.05%) Project Management
13 40 (3.95%) High Availability
14 36 (3.55%) PRINCE2
15 34 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
16 32 (3.16%) Server Virtualisation
17 31 (3.06%) Configuration Management
17 31 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
18 30 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 235 (23.20%) SQL
2 158 (15.60%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.46%) VBScript
4 20 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.78%) Java
6 13 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.09%) VB
8 7 (0.69%) C
9 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.49%) Perl
11 4 (0.39%) C#
12 3 (0.30%) C++
13 1 (0.099%) AWK
13 1 (0.099%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.099%) Korn
13 1 (0.099%) PHP
13 1 (0.099%) Python
13 1 (0.099%) Ruby
13 1 (0.099%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.099%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 143 (14.12%) MCSE
3 119 (11.75%) Degree
4 117 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (9.67%) CCNA
6 88 (8.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 67 (6.61%) MCSA
8 59 (5.82%) MCITP
9 49 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (4.74%) MCP
11 36 (3.55%) CCNP
12 26 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (2.17%) CCA
14 19 (1.88%) MCTS
14 19 (1.88%) Security Cleared
15 15 (1.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.38%) CCIE
17 13 (1.28%) A+ Certification
18 12 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 11 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (13.52%) SLA
2 26 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.38%) QA
5 9 (0.89%) COBIT
6 6 (0.59%) GDPR
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.39%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 684 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 379 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (21.32%) Hyper-V
4 100 (9.87%) XenApp
5 92 (9.08%) vSphere
6 85 (8.39%) Terminal Services
7 84 (8.29%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (3.85%) XenServer
9 35 (3.46%) XenDesktop
10 30 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
12 17 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.99%) KVM
14 9 (0.89%) UAG
15 8 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.69%) Firmware
16 7 (0.69%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 163 (16.09%) SCCM
2 77 (7.60%) WSUS
3 66 (6.52%) Backup Exec
4 32 (3.16%) SCOM
4 32 (3.16%) vCenter Server
5 25 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.38%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (1.18%) Nagios
10 10 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.99%) XenMobile
11 9 (0.89%) EdgeSight
12 8 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.69%) DameWare
13 7 (0.69%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 600 (59.23%) Microsoft
2 565 (55.77%) VMware
3 356 (35.14%) Cisco
4 293 (28.92%) Citrix
5 219 (21.62%) HP
6 100 (9.87%) Veeam
7 81 (8.00%) Juniper
8 72 (7.11%) Dell
9 62 (6.12%) F5
10 59 (5.82%) CheckPoint
11 52 (5.13%) SonicWALL
11 52 (5.13%) Symantec
12 50 (4.94%) Palo Alto
13 43 (4.24%) Oracle
14 41 (4.05%) Veritas
15 39 (3.85%) EMC
16 37 (3.65%) Red Hat
17 36 (3.55%) Apple
17 36 (3.55%) IBM
18 35 (3.46%) Google