Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 865 598 638
Rank change year-on-year -267 +40 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 117 89 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.91% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 84 85 357
10th Percentile £29,050 £26,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,512 £33,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.00% +7.14% -12.50%
75th Percentile £50,250 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,050 £52,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.91% -13.13%

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 19,050 9,803 29,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.97% 21.37% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,439 8,234 24,148
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021. 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
North of England -89 47 £46,250 +32.14% 12
Yorkshire -83 29 £47,500 +63.79% 1
London -248 23 £56,250 +25.70% 3
East of England -83 14 £45,000 -4.76%
Midlands -110 14 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South East -192 13 £41,500 +15.12% 9
North East - 12 £38,375 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 2
North West -76 6 £35,500 +1.43% 10
West Midlands -92 6 £47,500 +35.71% 6
South West -88 5 £32,500 +20.37% 8
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (75.21%) Windows Server
3 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
4 76 (64.96%) Firewall
5 69 (58.97%) Microsoft
6 63 (53.85%) DNS
7 58 (49.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (41.03%) Microsoft 365
9 48 (41.03%) VMware
10 47 (40.17%) Windows 10
10 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 46 (39.32%) Linux
11 46 (39.32%) LAN
11 46 (39.32%) WAN
12 44 (37.61%) DHCP
12 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2016
13 43 (36.75%) Azure
14 39 (33.33%) VPN
15 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (31.62%) Social Skills
16 34 (29.06%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (27.35%) MS Exchange
18 31 (26.50%) ITIL
18 31 (26.50%) Cisco
19 30 (25.64%) PowerShell
20 25 (21.37%) Data Centre
21 24 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 24 (20.51%) Windows 7
21 24 (20.51%) SQL

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 32 (27.35%) MS Exchange
2 20 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.26%) nginx
3 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.98%) IIS
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
1 3 (2.56%) Sage 300 ERP
1 3 (2.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (41.03%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (36.75%) Azure
3 22 (18.80%) AWS
4 7 (5.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.13%) IaaS
5 6 (5.13%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.56%) PaaS
6 3 (2.56%) SaaS
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.71%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (1.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 76 (64.96%) Firewall
2 63 (53.85%) DNS
3 46 (39.32%) LAN
3 46 (39.32%) WAN
4 44 (37.61%) DHCP
5 39 (33.33%) VPN
6 34 (29.06%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 15 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (11.97%) VLAN
10 13 (11.11%) VoIP
11 12 (10.26%) Asterisk PBX
11 12 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (8.55%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (6.84%) SAN
14 5 (4.27%) MPLS
15 4 (3.42%) ADSL
15 4 (3.42%) Wireless
15 4 (3.42%) WLAN
16 3 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 37 (31.62%) Social Skills
2 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.97%) Finance
4 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.69%) Marketing
5 7 (5.98%) Legal
6 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.42%) Retail
8 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.85%) Automotive
9 1 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (19.66%) Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) Architect
3 18 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Server Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Consultant
6 13 (11.11%) PHP Architect
6 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Administrator
8 10 (8.55%) IT Support
8 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (6.84%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) CSS
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.40%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (6.84%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.27%) EMC VNX
6 5 (4.27%) EPoS
6 5 (4.27%) Hedge funds
6 5 (4.27%) PKI
6 5 (4.27%) Symmetrix
6 5 (4.27%) User Experience
7 4 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.42%) HP Storage
8 3 (2.56%) BYOD
8 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.56%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.56%) iPhone
8 3 (2.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.71%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (75.21%) Windows Server
3 58 (49.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (40.17%) Windows 10
5 47 (40.17%) Windows Server 2019
6 46 (39.32%) Linux
7 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 24 (20.51%) Windows 7
9 20 (17.09%) Windows 8
10 14 (11.97%) Debian
11 12 (10.26%) Android
11 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
12 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
14 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
15 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
15 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
16 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 24 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (18.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.24%) Data Protection
6 17 (14.53%) E-Commerce
6 17 (14.53%) ERP
6 17 (14.53%) Project Management
7 16 (13.68%) Change Management
7 16 (13.68%) DevOps
8 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
9 14 (11.97%) Business Continuity
9 14 (11.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 12 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
12 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
13 8 (6.84%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.84%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) PowerShell
2 24 (20.51%) SQL
3 14 (11.97%) PHP
3 14 (11.97%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.27%) C#
4 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.26%) MCSE
3 7 (5.98%) CCNA
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
4 6 (5.13%) MCSA
5 5 (4.27%) MCITP
6 2 (1.71%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.71%) CCDA
6 2 (1.71%) CCNP
6 2 (1.71%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.71%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.71%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) GDPR
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.80%) Hyper-V
4 17 (14.53%) XenApp
5 14 (11.97%) Docker
5 14 (11.97%) KVM
6 13 (11.11%) vSphere
7 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.27%) BitLocker
9 5 (4.27%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Rancher
1 14 (11.97%) WSUS
2 12 (10.26%) HAProxy
2 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (10.26%) Nagios
3 7 (5.98%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.98%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (5.13%) SCCM
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.27%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.42%) EnCase
6 4 (3.42%) FTK
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.42%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.42%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.03%) VMware
3 31 (26.50%) Cisco
4 17 (14.53%) Citrix
5 16 (13.68%) HP
6 12 (10.26%) Oracle
7 10 (8.55%) Meraki
8 8 (6.84%) Apple
9 7 (5.98%) Veritas
10 6 (5.13%) Dell
10 6 (5.13%) Ivanti
10 6 (5.13%) Veeam
11 5 (4.27%) EMC
11 5 (4.27%) Infoblox
11 5 (4.27%) SonicWALL
11 5 (4.27%) Symantec
12 4 (3.42%) Avaya
12 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow