Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 510 313
Rank change year-on-year -46 -197 -85
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 675 939 1,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.56% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 2.27% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 573 756 1,561
England median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 34,402 41,423 43,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.24% 24.62% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 27,774 33,685 36,976
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -55 201 £42,500 - 18
Midlands +64 174 £38,500 +27.27% 11
West Midlands +70 118 £40,000 +31.15% 10
South East -96 98 £47,500 +21.79% 8
North of England -9 91 £42,000 +29.23% 10
East of England +42 62 £42,500 +18.06% 7
East Midlands +37 56 £37,000 +23.33% 1
South West +13 54 £37,500 +7.14% 6
North West +3 46 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Yorkshire -17 29 £42,000 +29.23% 3
North East +11 16 £72,312 +122.50% 1
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 675 (100.00%) Windows
2 439 (65.04%) Active Directory
3 415 (61.48%) VMware
4 401 (59.41%) Microsoft
5 384 (56.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 361 (53.48%) Windows Server
7 343 (50.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 233 (34.52%) DNS
9 225 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 224 (33.19%) DHCP
11 221 (32.74%) MS Exchange
12 211 (31.26%) ITIL
13 206 (30.52%) Cisco
14 203 (30.07%) Office 365
15 192 (28.44%) Hyper-V
16 181 (26.81%) Citrix
17 179 (26.52%) Linux
18 165 (24.44%) Windows 7
19 161 (23.85%) Windows 10
20 160 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 148 (21.93%) SCCM
22 135 (20.00%) HP
23 132 (19.56%) Firewall
24 128 (18.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 124 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
26 122 (18.07%) SAN
26 122 (18.07%) PowerShell
27 119 (17.63%) TCP/IP
28 111 (16.44%) SQL
29 105 (15.56%) Data Centre

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
1 221 (32.74%) MS Exchange
2 89 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 81 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 65 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 42 (6.22%) IIS
8 41 (6.07%) Skype for Business
9 30 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.89%) Apache
11 6 (0.89%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.89%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.74%) Confluence
12 5 (0.74%) JBoss
13 4 (0.59%) CMS
13 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 93 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (0.89%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Lawson
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 203 (30.07%) Office 365
2 160 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (5.04%) IaaS
6 31 (4.59%) PaaS
7 29 (4.30%) SaaS
8 24 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (2.81%) GitHub
9 19 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (2.67%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) G Suite
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 233 (34.52%) DNS
2 224 (33.19%) DHCP
3 132 (19.56%) Firewall
4 122 (18.07%) SAN
5 119 (17.63%) TCP/IP
6 103 (15.26%) WAN
7 96 (14.22%) LAN
8 71 (10.52%) VLAN
9 61 (9.04%) VPN
10 40 (5.93%) Remote Desktop
10 40 (5.93%) VoIP
11 38 (5.63%) iSCSI
12 34 (5.04%) Wireless
13 32 (4.74%) Skype
14 29 (4.30%) NAS
15 28 (4.15%) MPLS
16 26 (3.85%) IPsec
16 26 (3.85%) SSL
17 25 (3.70%) Internet
18 22 (3.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.59%) DB2
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.44%) MySQL
7 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.15%) MS Access
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.33%) JIRA
3 5 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.59%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 81 (12.00%) Finance
2 54 (8.00%) Retail
3 33 (4.89%) Banking
4 29 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.67%) Legal
6 17 (2.52%) Back Office
7 16 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.19%) Billing
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.74%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.59%) Automotive
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
11 4 (0.59%) German Language
11 4 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.59%) Polish Language
11 4 (0.59%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.59%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (20.00%) Analyst
2 131 (19.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (13.63%) Support Engineer
4 79 (11.70%) IT Engineer
5 62 (9.19%) IT Support
6 60 (8.89%) Server Engineer
7 54 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 51 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (7.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 46 (6.81%) Consultant
11 42 (6.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 41 (6.07%) Server Support
13 40 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 40 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
14 38 (5.63%) Senior IT Engineer
14 38 (5.63%) Service Analyst
15 37 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
16 35 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
17 32 (4.74%) Server Support Engineer
18 31 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.93%) LDAP
2 12 (1.78%) .NET
3 10 (1.48%) ADSI
4 9 (1.33%) J2EE
5 5 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.74%) XML
6 4 (0.59%) EDI
6 4 (0.59%) WinForms
6 4 (0.59%) XMPP
7 3 (0.44%) Web Services
8 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.30%) WSH
9 1 (0.15%) CSS
9 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.15%) HTML
9 1 (0.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 80 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (9.48%) Clustering
4 49 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.85%) Replication
7 25 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 23 (3.41%) PKI
9 17 (2.52%) Fat Client
9 17 (2.52%) HP StoreVirtual
9 17 (2.52%) Thin Client
10 14 (2.07%) iPhone
11 11 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.89%) CMDB
14 6 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 5 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 5 (0.74%) EPoS
15 5 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 675 (100.00%) Windows
2 384 (56.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 361 (53.48%) Windows Server
4 343 (50.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (26.52%) Linux
6 165 (24.44%) Windows 7
7 161 (23.85%) Windows 10
8 86 (12.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (10.81%) Unix
10 44 (6.52%) Windows XP
11 41 (6.07%) Windows 8
12 29 (4.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (2.52%) Android
14 16 (2.37%) CentOS
15 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
15 14 (2.07%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.07%) Windows NT
16 13 (1.93%) Solaris
17 12 (1.78%) Windows 2000
18 10 (1.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (31.26%) ITIL
2 128 (18.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 98 (14.52%) Patch Management
4 96 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
5 65 (9.63%) Kalman Filter
6 63 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 60 (8.89%) Migration
8 55 (8.15%) Service Management
9 54 (8.00%) DevOps
10 51 (7.56%) Service Delivery
11 49 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (7.26%) Change Management
11 49 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (6.81%) Coaching
13 42 (6.22%) Technical Leadership
14 41 (6.07%) High Availability
14 41 (6.07%) Web Filtering
15 39 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
16 37 (5.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.07%) PowerShell
2 111 (16.44%) SQL
3 38 (5.63%) Python
4 33 (4.89%) VBScript
5 24 (3.56%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.67%) C
7 15 (2.22%) Java
8 13 (1.93%) VB
9 11 (1.63%) C#
10 10 (1.48%) C++
10 10 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.04%) Ruby
13 6 (0.89%) Perl
14 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.15%) R
14 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 124 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (14.67%) MCSE
3 61 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (7.85%) Degree
5 52 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (6.22%) CCNA
8 38 (5.63%) MCSA
9 37 (5.48%) MCITP
10 31 (4.59%) Security Cleared
11 29 (4.30%) SC Cleared
12 22 (3.26%) RHCE
13 19 (2.81%) CCNP
14 16 (2.37%) AWS Certification
15 14 (2.07%) CCA
15 14 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (2.07%) MCP
16 13 (1.93%) HNC
17 11 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.11%) SLA
2 30 (4.44%) GDPR
3 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) PMO
5 5 (0.74%) COBIT
5 5 (0.74%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.44%) QA
8 2 (0.30%) HL7
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 439 (65.04%) Active Directory
2 225 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (28.44%) Hyper-V
4 86 (12.74%) XenApp
5 65 (9.63%) vSphere
6 53 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (3.70%) Docker
9 22 (3.26%) XenDesktop
10 19 (2.81%) Terminal Services
11 17 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (1.93%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.63%) vCloud
13 11 (1.63%) VMware NSX
14 10 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.48%) XenServer
15 9 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (1.33%) NFS
15 9 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 148 (21.93%) SCCM
2 45 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 32 (4.74%) SCOM
4 29 (4.30%) SCVMM
5 28 (4.15%) Ansible
6 26 (3.85%) Backup Exec
7 23 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (2.07%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (1.78%) WSUS
11 11 (1.63%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.63%) Puppet
11 11 (1.63%) vRealize
12 9 (1.33%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.19%) vCenter Server
14 7 (1.04%) vMotion
15 6 (0.89%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 415 (61.48%) VMware
2 401 (59.41%) Microsoft
3 206 (30.52%) Cisco
4 181 (26.81%) Citrix
5 135 (20.00%) HP
6 95 (14.07%) Symantec
7 92 (13.63%) Dell
8 75 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 70 (10.37%) IBM
10 54 (8.00%) McAfee
11 53 (7.85%) Ivanti
12 51 (7.56%) SolarWinds
13 47 (6.96%) Veeam
14 46 (6.81%) EMC
14 46 (6.81%) NetApp
15 38 (5.63%) Forcepoint
16 36 (5.33%) Oracle
17 31 (4.59%) CheckPoint
18 28 (4.15%) Avaya
19 23 (3.41%) SonicWALL