The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 230 121
Rank change year-on-year -37 -109  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 126 246 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.34% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 4.48% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 99 202 471
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4240 5489 6307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.87% 29.86% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3610 4775 5316
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 51 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +23 24 £46,750 +33.57% 2
Hampshire -52 12 £39,000 +21.87% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £35,000 -14.11% 3
East Sussex +20 8 £30,250 -36.31%
Kent +1 6 £26,500 -29.33%
West Sussex -4 6 £24,500 +12.64%
Oxfordshire +16 5 £32,500 +38.29%
Middlesex - 3 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 265 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 192 (72.45%) Active Directory
4 174 (65.66%) Windows Server
5 129 (48.68%) Microsoft
6 124 (46.79%) VMware
7 114 (43.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (38.87%) Cisco
9 98 (36.98%) MS Exchange
10 92 (34.72%) Firewall
11 91 (34.34%) TCP/IP
12 89 (33.58%) DNS
13 87 (32.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 81 (30.57%) ITIL
15 69 (26.04%) Linux
16 67 (25.28%) SQL Server
17 65 (24.53%) Windows 7
18 64 (24.15%) DHCP
19 63 (23.77%) Citrix
20 51 (19.25%) Microsoft Office
21 50 (18.87%) SQL
22 49 (18.49%) Unix
22 49 (18.49%) Windows XP
22 49 (18.49%) Finance
22 49 (18.49%) Hyper-V
23 48 (18.11%) IIS
24 47 (17.74%) VPN
25 46 (17.36%) SLA
25 46 (17.36%) F5
25 46 (17.36%) Office 365

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 98 (36.98%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.11%) IIS
3 43 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (7.55%) SharePoint
7 19 (7.17%) Apache
8 18 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (6.04%) Tomcat
10 13 (4.91%) Skype for Business
11 7 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.64%) SAS
12 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.89%) CMS
12 5 (1.89%) WordPress
13 4 (1.51%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.51%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (19.25%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (1.51%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (17.36%) Office 365
2 19 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (34.72%) Firewall
2 91 (34.34%) TCP/IP
3 89 (33.58%) DNS
4 64 (24.15%) DHCP
5 47 (17.74%) VPN
6 41 (15.47%) SAN
7 32 (12.08%) WAN
8 28 (10.57%) LAN
9 27 (10.19%) Remote Desktop
9 27 (10.19%) VLAN
10 21 (7.92%) Internet
11 20 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (7.55%) MPLS
12 16 (6.04%) VoIP
13 15 (5.66%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (5.66%) iSCSI
14 11 (4.15%) SSL
14 11 (4.15%) Wireless
14 11 (4.15%) Wireshark
15 10 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.28%) MySQL
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.75%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.51%) JIRA
3 3 (1.13%) Selenium
4 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (18.49%) Finance
2 29 (10.94%) Digital Economy
3 16 (6.04%) Marketing
4 15 (5.66%) German Language
5 13 (4.91%) Back Office
6 10 (3.77%) Electronics
6 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.64%) French Language
7 7 (2.64%) Retail
8 6 (2.26%) Advertising
9 5 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.89%) Local Government
10 4 (1.51%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (1.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (28.68%) Support Engineer
2 43 (16.23%) IT Engineer
2 43 (16.23%) IT Support
3 38 (14.34%) Analyst
4 32 (12.08%) Administrator
4 32 (12.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 31 (11.70%) Security Engineer
6 29 (10.94%) Windows Engineer
7 26 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (9.81%) Server Engineer
8 23 (8.68%) Exchange Engineer
9 21 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (7.92%) Juniper Engineer
9 21 (7.92%) Support Analyst
9 21 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (7.55%) Active Directory Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.77%) XML
2 9 (3.40%) Web Services
3 8 (3.02%) .NET
4 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.89%) COM+
5 4 (1.51%) CSS
5 4 (1.51%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) MAPI
7 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.30%) Clustering
3 21 (7.92%) Blackberry
4 16 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.02%) Replication
6 5 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.89%) iPhone
6 5 (1.89%) PDA
7 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.38%) CCTV
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 265 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 174 (65.66%) Windows Server
4 114 (43.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (26.04%) Linux
6 65 (24.53%) Windows 7
7 49 (18.49%) Unix
7 49 (18.49%) Windows XP
8 41 (15.47%) Windows 2000
9 36 (13.58%) Solaris
10 29 (10.94%) Windows 8
11 24 (9.06%) Windows 10
11 24 (9.06%) Windows Vista
12 21 (7.92%) Mac OS
13 12 (4.53%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.89%) Android
15 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.57%) ITIL
2 41 (15.47%) Mentoring
3 30 (11.32%) Risk Management
4 25 (9.43%) High Availability
5 21 (7.92%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (7.55%) Coaching
6 20 (7.55%) Identity Management
7 19 (7.17%) Migration
8 18 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (6.42%) Server Building
10 15 (5.66%) Change Management
10 15 (5.66%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (4.53%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.15%) Patch Management
14 10 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.77%) Programme Management
15 9 (3.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.87%) SQL
2 34 (12.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.04%) VB
4 8 (3.02%) Python
5 6 (2.26%) C
6 5 (1.89%) VBScript
7 4 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.51%) C++
7 4 (1.51%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.51%) Perl
7 4 (1.51%) PHP
7 4 (1.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.75%) Java
8 2 (0.75%) VB6
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) Tcl
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.34%) MCSE
3 25 (9.43%) CCNA
3 25 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.17%) MCP
5 16 (6.04%) MCITP
6 11 (4.15%) Degree
7 10 (3.77%) MCSA
7 10 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.02%) CCA
8 8 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.89%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.51%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.51%) CCIE
11 4 (1.51%) CCNP
11 4 (1.51%) CISSP
11 4 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.36%) SLA
2 7 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.51%) SAS 70
System Software
1 192 (72.45%) Active Directory
2 87 (32.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.19%) Terminal Services
4 27 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (9.43%) vSphere
6 22 (8.30%) XenApp
7 15 (5.66%) XenServer
8 11 (4.15%) KVM
8 11 (4.15%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (2.64%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.89%) Firmware
11 4 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.51%) MetaFrame
11 4 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.51%) Samba
12 3 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.13%) UAG
12 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (10.94%) SCCM
2 19 (7.17%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.53%) WSUS
4 11 (4.15%) ZABBIX
5 10 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (3.77%) SCOM
6 6 (2.26%) EdgeSight
6 6 (2.26%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.89%) NetCrunch
8 4 (1.51%) Ansible
9 3 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.75%) Netcool
10 2 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 129 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 124 (46.79%) VMware
3 103 (38.87%) Cisco
4 63 (23.77%) Citrix
5 46 (17.36%) F5
6 42 (15.85%) Juniper
7 39 (14.72%) Palo Alto
8 37 (13.96%) CheckPoint
9 32 (12.08%) HP
10 31 (11.70%) Blue Coat
10 31 (11.70%) Crossbeam
10 31 (11.70%) Sourcefire
11 23 (8.68%) McAfee
12 20 (7.55%) Apple
12 20 (7.55%) Veeam
13 15 (5.66%) Symantec
14 13 (4.91%) WatchGuard
15 12 (4.53%) Kaspersky
15 12 (4.53%) SAP
16 11 (4.15%) Dell
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