Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 639 609 382
Rank change year-on-year -30 -227 -122
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 473 674 1,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 1.77% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 416 575 1,119
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,875 £21,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -

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 30,858 38,140 38,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.10% 23.73% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24,616 31,164 32,805
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% +3.37% +3.49%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +13 151 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Midlands +28 101 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +35 83 £41,500 +10.67% 2
South East -8 78 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North of England -13 67 £31,500 +5.00% 2
East of England +65 41 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South West +2 35 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West +3 33 £27,500 -1.79% 2
Yorkshire -25 33 £32,500 -
East Midlands +22 18 £35,000 - 1
North East +15 2 £21,500 -33.85%
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 364 (76.96%) Active Directory
3 289 (61.10%) Windows Server
4 283 (59.83%) Microsoft
5 255 (53.91%) VMware
6 249 (52.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (46.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 204 (43.13%) DNS
9 197 (41.65%) MS Exchange
10 191 (40.38%) DHCP
11 190 (40.17%) Office 365
12 171 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 159 (33.62%) Cisco
14 140 (29.60%) Firewall
15 135 (28.54%) ITIL
16 131 (27.70%) Citrix
17 129 (27.27%) Hyper-V
18 121 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 120 (25.37%) Windows 10
20 115 (24.31%) Windows 7
21 111 (23.47%) SQL Server
22 104 (21.99%) SCCM
23 103 (21.78%) TCP/IP
24 102 (21.56%) WAN
25 101 (21.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 98 (20.72%) HP
27 96 (20.30%) Linux
27 96 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
28 94 (19.87%) SAN
29 90 (19.03%) LAN

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
1 197 (41.65%) MS Exchange
2 84 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 73 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (11.84%) SharePoint
5 47 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (9.30%) IIS
7 36 (7.61%) Skype for Business
8 33 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.42%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (17.34%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.42%) ArchiCAD
6 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.42%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.42%) Revit
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.42%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 190 (40.17%) Office 365
2 96 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.34%) SaaS
4 26 (5.50%) IaaS
5 25 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (5.07%) PaaS
7 5 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.85%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) G Suite
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 204 (43.13%) DNS
2 191 (40.38%) DHCP
3 140 (29.60%) Firewall
4 103 (21.78%) TCP/IP
5 102 (21.56%) WAN
6 94 (19.87%) SAN
7 90 (19.03%) LAN
8 80 (16.91%) VPN
9 42 (8.88%) VoIP
10 37 (7.82%) VLAN
11 35 (7.40%) Skype
12 29 (6.13%) Remote Desktop
13 28 (5.92%) SSL
13 28 (5.92%) Wireless
14 27 (5.71%) MPLS
15 24 (5.07%) Internet
16 21 (4.44%) NetScaler
17 20 (4.23%) NAS
18 16 (3.38%) IPsec
19 14 (2.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.90%) MySQL
10 8 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.63%) DB2
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.06%) JIRA
1 5 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Gatling
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) JMeter
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 63 (13.32%) Finance
2 20 (4.23%) Banking
2 20 (4.23%) Retail
3 15 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.69%) Back Office
5 7 (1.48%) Law
5 7 (1.48%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.63%) Automotive
8 3 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (23.04%) Analyst
2 98 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (13.32%) Support Engineer
4 57 (12.05%) IT Engineer
5 46 (9.73%) Support Analyst
6 43 (9.09%) IT Support
7 40 (8.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (7.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 33 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
11 31 (6.55%) Consultant
12 27 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 26 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 26 (5.50%) Server Engineer
14 25 (5.29%) Technical Support
15 24 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
15 24 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (4.86%) Field Engineer
17 22 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
17 22 (4.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.96%) LDAP
2 12 (2.54%) .NET
3 10 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.06%) Ajax
5 4 (0.85%) WSH
6 3 (0.63%) EDI
6 3 (0.63%) Middleware
6 3 (0.63%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.42%) CSS
7 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.42%) HTML
7 2 (0.42%) J2EE
7 2 (0.42%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.21%) Spring
8 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.13%) Replication
5 27 (5.71%) Driving Licence
6 22 (4.65%) Clustering
7 21 (4.44%) Management Information System
8 19 (4.02%) Smartphone
9 16 (3.38%) iPad
10 14 (2.96%) iPhone
11 12 (2.54%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.90%) PKI
13 8 (1.69%) CMDB
14 7 (1.48%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 6 (1.27%) EPoS
15 6 (1.27%) HP Storage
16 5 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 4 (0.85%) Handset
18 3 (0.63%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 473 (100.00%) Windows
2 289 (61.10%) Windows Server
3 249 (52.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 222 (46.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (25.37%) Windows 10
6 115 (24.31%) Windows 7
7 96 (20.30%) Linux
8 54 (11.42%) Windows XP
9 50 (10.57%) Unix
10 40 (8.46%) Windows 8
11 24 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.38%) Android
13 13 (2.75%) CentOS
14 10 (2.11%) AIX
14 10 (2.11%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.90%) Windows NT
16 8 (1.69%) HPUX
16 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.69%) Windows 2000
17 7 (1.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (28.54%) ITIL
2 101 (21.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 60 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (12.05%) Patch Management
5 53 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (9.51%) Migration
7 40 (8.46%) Kalman Filter
8 38 (8.03%) Service Delivery
9 34 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (6.34%) Web Filtering
11 29 (6.13%) IT Strategy
12 25 (5.29%) Presales
12 25 (5.29%) Problem Management
13 23 (4.86%) Information Security
13 23 (4.86%) PRINCE2
13 23 (4.86%) Project Management
14 21 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (4.44%) High Availability
14 21 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (16.49%) SQL
2 77 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.02%) VBScript
4 9 (1.90%) C#
4 9 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.48%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.27%) VB
7 5 (1.06%) Python
7 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.63%) Java
9 2 (0.42%) C
9 2 (0.42%) C++
9 2 (0.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (11.84%) MCSE
3 47 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (9.09%) CCNA
5 36 (7.61%) MCITP
6 35 (7.40%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (7.40%) MCSA
7 27 (5.71%) Degree
8 26 (5.50%) DBS Check
9 22 (4.65%) CCNP
10 20 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (2.33%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.11%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.48%) MCP
16 6 (1.27%) CISM
16 6 (1.27%) CISSP
16 6 (1.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.30%) SLA
2 20 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.75%) GDPR
4 12 (2.54%) COBIT
5 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.27%) PMO
6 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 364 (76.96%) Active Directory
2 171 (36.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 64 (13.53%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (11.42%) XenApp
6 53 (11.21%) vSphere
7 11 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.11%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.27%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.06%) Docker
11 5 (1.06%) Firmware
11 5 (1.06%) Postfix
12 4 (0.85%) KVM
13 3 (0.63%) vCloud
13 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 104 (21.99%) SCCM
2 40 (8.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (5.07%) SCVMM
4 21 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.44%) WSUS
5 19 (4.02%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (3.81%) SCOM
7 14 (2.96%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.90%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.27%) Puppet
11 5 (1.06%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.06%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.06%) WMI
12 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.63%) vMotion
12 3 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 283 (59.83%) Microsoft
2 255 (53.91%) VMware
3 159 (33.62%) Cisco
4 131 (27.70%) Citrix
5 98 (20.72%) HP
6 80 (16.91%) Symantec
7 69 (14.59%) Dell
8 52 (10.99%) IBM
9 44 (9.30%) McAfee
9 44 (9.30%) Veeam
10 33 (6.98%) Oracle
11 29 (6.13%) Forcepoint
12 26 (5.50%) Avaya
13 19 (4.02%) NetApp
14 18 (3.81%) Apple
14 18 (3.81%) EMC
14 18 (3.81%) Ivanti
15 17 (3.59%) Red Hat
16 16 (3.38%) CheckPoint
16 16 (3.38%) Mitel