Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 395 258
Rank change year-on-year -99 -137 -65
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 474 720 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.52% 0.72% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 2.90% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 395 563 1,209
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,375 £52,500
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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,601 24,846 27,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.59% 24.69% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17,112 20,730 22,909
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Midlands +42 165 £37,500 +25.00% 14
West Midlands +60 118 £40,000 +28.00% 6
North of England -44 93 £42,000 +41.18% 17
South East -113 83 £36,750 +3.52% 17
East of England +14 54 £42,500 +11.84% 16
South West -7 51 £40,000 +21.21% 4
East Midlands +10 47 £33,750 +12.50% 8
North West +5 46 £44,014 +46.71% 8
Yorkshire -25 32 £37,500 +29.31% 7
Wales +5 21 £30,000 -7.69% 1
North East +3 15 £72,312 +201.30% 2
Scotland -20 7 £27,000 -28.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 474 (100.00%) Windows
2 321 (67.72%) Active Directory
3 311 (65.61%) VMware
4 298 (62.87%) Microsoft
5 276 (58.23%) Windows Server
6 258 (54.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 241 (50.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 165 (34.81%) Cisco
9 159 (33.54%) DHCP
10 158 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 156 (32.91%) MS Exchange
12 155 (32.70%) DNS
13 154 (32.49%) ITIL
14 141 (29.75%) Hyper-V
15 126 (26.58%) Office 365
16 117 (24.68%) Linux
17 112 (23.63%) HP
18 111 (23.42%) Firewall
19 110 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 109 (23.00%) Citrix
21 108 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 105 (22.15%) Windows 7
23 102 (21.52%) WAN
24 99 (20.89%) LAN
25 96 (20.25%) TCP/IP
26 89 (18.78%) Windows 10
27 86 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
27 86 (18.14%) SCCM
28 85 (17.93%) SAN
29 82 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 156 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 61 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 51 (10.76%) SharePoint
5 37 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (4.85%) Skype for Business
8 22 (4.64%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.90%) IIS
10 6 (1.27%) Apache
11 5 (1.05%) Confluence
11 5 (1.05%) JBoss
11 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Sage X3
1 2 (0.42%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 126 (26.58%) Office 365
2 108 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (4.64%) IaaS
6 21 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (4.01%) PaaS
8 18 (3.80%) SaaS
9 15 (3.16%) GitHub
10 12 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.05%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) G Suite
14 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (33.54%) DHCP
2 155 (32.70%) DNS
3 111 (23.42%) Firewall
4 102 (21.52%) WAN
5 99 (20.89%) LAN
6 96 (20.25%) TCP/IP
7 85 (17.93%) SAN
8 55 (11.60%) VLAN
9 35 (7.38%) VoIP
10 33 (6.96%) VPN
11 31 (6.54%) iSCSI
12 30 (6.33%) IPsec
13 22 (4.64%) SSL
14 21 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (4.43%) Skype
15 20 (4.22%) MPLS
16 19 (4.01%) NAS
17 16 (3.38%) NetScaler
18 15 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (3.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.84%) DB2
6 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.21%) MySQL
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.22%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.90%) JIRA
3 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.63%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 48 (10.13%) Finance
2 36 (7.59%) Retail
3 18 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.69%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) Billing
8 4 (0.84%) Arabic Language
8 4 (0.84%) Automotive
8 4 (0.84%) French Language
8 4 (0.84%) German Language
8 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.84%) Polish Language
8 4 (0.84%) Russian Language
8 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.84%) Swedish Language
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (21.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 85 (17.93%) Analyst
3 77 (16.24%) Support Engineer
4 54 (11.39%) IT Engineer
5 50 (10.55%) IT Support
6 46 (9.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 42 (8.86%) Support Analyst
8 38 (8.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (7.81%) Server Engineer
10 34 (7.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 33 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 29 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 29 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 27 (5.70%) Consultant
13 27 (5.70%) Senior IT Engineer
13 27 (5.70%) Server Support
13 27 (5.70%) Server Support Engineer
14 26 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (5.27%) Windows Engineer
16 24 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) ADSI
2 9 (1.90%) LDAP
3 6 (1.27%) J2EE
4 4 (0.84%) EDI
5 2 (0.42%) .NET
5 2 (0.42%) ODBC
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 52 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.70%) Clustering
4 41 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (5.91%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.22%) Public Cloud
7 19 (4.01%) Replication
8 17 (3.59%) HP StoreVirtual
9 16 (3.38%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.38%) PKI
10 15 (3.16%) Fat Client
10 15 (3.16%) Thin Client
11 13 (2.74%) Driving Licence
12 11 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.27%) iPhone
14 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.84%) iPad
16 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 474 (100.00%) Windows
2 276 (58.23%) Windows Server
3 258 (54.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 241 (50.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (24.68%) Linux
6 105 (22.15%) Windows 7
7 89 (18.78%) Windows 10
8 61 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (9.70%) Windows 8
10 44 (9.28%) Unix
11 37 (7.81%) Windows XP
12 18 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (3.16%) Android
14 12 (2.53%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.53%) Solaris
15 8 (1.69%) Windows NT
16 7 (1.48%) AIX
16 7 (1.48%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.27%) CentOS
18 4 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (32.49%) ITIL
2 110 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 86 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (13.71%) Patch Management
5 53 (11.18%) Mentoring
6 48 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (9.07%) Change Management
8 43 (9.07%) Service Delivery
9 42 (8.86%) DevOps
9 42 (8.86%) Service Management
10 41 (8.65%) Coaching
11 36 (7.59%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 31 (6.54%) Migration
13 29 (6.12%) Analytics
13 29 (6.12%) Web Filtering
14 27 (5.70%) Presales
14 27 (5.70%) Server Management
15 25 (5.27%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.40%) PowerShell
2 69 (14.56%) SQL
3 30 (6.33%) Python
4 22 (4.64%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.95%) VBScript
6 13 (2.74%) Java
7 8 (1.69%) C
7 8 (1.69%) C++
8 7 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.48%) VB
9 5 (1.05%) C#
10 4 (0.84%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (13.71%) MCSE
3 44 (9.28%) Degree
3 44 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (7.17%) ITIL Certification
6 31 (6.54%) MCSA
7 30 (6.33%) CCNA
8 26 (5.49%) MCITP
9 25 (5.27%) Security Cleared
10 22 (4.64%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.16%) HNC
11 15 (3.16%) RHCE
12 12 (2.53%) AWS Certification
13 11 (2.32%) CCA
13 11 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (2.11%) MCP
15 9 (1.90%) HND
16 8 (1.69%) CCNP
17 7 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.18%) SLA
2 15 (3.16%) GDPR
3 11 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.69%) COBIT
5 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 2 (0.42%) QA
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 321 (67.72%) Active Directory
2 158 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (29.75%) Hyper-V
4 62 (13.08%) XenApp
5 47 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (9.49%) vSphere
7 26 (5.49%) Terminal Services
8 18 (3.80%) Docker
9 17 (3.59%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.32%) VMware NSX
12 10 (2.11%) XenServer
13 9 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.27%) NFS
14 6 (1.27%) vCloud
15 4 (0.84%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 86 (18.14%) SCCM
2 31 (6.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (5.91%) SCOM
4 22 (4.64%) Ansible
5 14 (2.95%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.95%) SCVMM
6 13 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.48%) vRealize
9 6 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (1.27%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.27%) WSUS
10 5 (1.05%) EdgeSight
10 5 (1.05%) Puppet
10 5 (1.05%) Salt
11 4 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.63%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 311 (65.61%) VMware
2 298 (62.87%) Microsoft
3 165 (34.81%) Cisco
4 112 (23.63%) HP
5 109 (23.00%) Citrix
6 60 (12.66%) Symantec
7 59 (12.45%) Dell
8 58 (12.24%) Red Hat
9 41 (8.65%) IBM
9 41 (8.65%) NetApp
10 38 (8.02%) McAfee
10 38 (8.02%) Veeam
11 35 (7.38%) CheckPoint
12 29 (6.12%) Forcepoint
13 28 (5.91%) SolarWinds
14 21 (4.43%) Avaya
15 20 (4.22%) Ivanti
16 18 (3.80%) EMC
17 17 (3.59%) SonicWALL
18 15 (3.16%) Oracle