Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 430 283
Rank change year-on-year -5 -147 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 498 621 1,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.59% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 2.53% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 430 505 972
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.15% -4.41% +1.49%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 20,322 24,544 24,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.94% 24.54% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,914 20,314 20,770
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
Midlands +77 169 £38,500 +23.20% 9
West Midlands +73 115 £40,000 +23.08% 6
South East -73 104 £47,500 +21.79% 8
North of England -7 87 £42,000 +40.00% 13
South West +3 60 £38,250 +15.91% 8
East Midlands +32 54 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East of England +40 49 £42,500 +19.72% 3
North West +11 42 £48,491 +70.14% 8
Yorkshire -3 30 £39,250 +20.77% 5
North East +16 16 £72,312 +122.50%
Wales +8 15 £36,500 -2.67% 2
Scotland -3 15 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 498 (100.00%) Windows
2 349 (70.08%) VMware
3 347 (69.68%) Active Directory
4 321 (64.46%) Microsoft
5 258 (51.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 250 (50.20%) Windows Server
7 234 (46.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 198 (39.76%) DHCP
9 195 (39.16%) DNS
10 172 (34.54%) Hyper-V
11 169 (33.94%) MS Exchange
12 164 (32.93%) ITIL
12 164 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 154 (30.92%) Cisco
14 130 (26.10%) Linux
15 124 (24.90%) Office 365
16 120 (24.10%) SCCM
16 120 (24.10%) Windows 7
17 116 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 115 (23.09%) HP
19 112 (22.49%) Citrix
19 112 (22.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 110 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 106 (21.29%) Windows 10
22 96 (19.28%) Symantec
23 95 (19.08%) Firewall
24 89 (17.87%) Problem-Solving
25 87 (17.47%) WAN
26 83 (16.67%) TCP/IP
27 81 (16.27%) LAN

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
1 169 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 66 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 64 (12.85%) SharePoint
4 57 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (6.63%) SharePoint Server
6 33 (6.63%) Skype for Business
7 28 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.01%) IIS
9 6 (1.20%) Apache
9 6 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.00%) Confluence
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.00%) JBoss
10 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.40%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (24.90%) Office 365
2 116 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (5.82%) IaaS
6 27 (5.42%) PaaS
6 27 (5.42%) SaaS
7 16 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (2.81%) GitHub
10 8 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 198 (39.76%) DHCP
2 195 (39.16%) DNS
3 95 (19.08%) Firewall
4 87 (17.47%) WAN
5 83 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 81 (16.27%) LAN
7 78 (15.66%) SAN
8 63 (12.65%) VLAN
9 35 (7.03%) Skype
10 33 (6.63%) VPN
11 28 (5.62%) MPLS
12 26 (5.22%) iSCSI
12 26 (5.22%) NAS
12 26 (5.22%) NetScaler
13 24 (4.82%) SSL
14 23 (4.62%) VoIP
15 22 (4.42%) IPsec
16 19 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (3.61%) Wireless
18 16 (3.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.80%) DB2
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) MS Access
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.81%) JIRA
3 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (8.23%) Finance
2 28 (5.62%) Retail
3 16 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.41%) Billing
6 5 (1.00%) Legal
7 4 (0.80%) Arabic Language
7 4 (0.80%) French Language
7 4 (0.80%) German Language
7 4 (0.80%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.80%) Polish Language
7 4 (0.80%) Russian Language
7 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.80%) Swedish Language
8 3 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (22.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 94 (18.88%) Analyst
3 74 (14.86%) IT Engineer
4 73 (14.66%) Support Engineer
5 55 (11.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (10.24%) Infrastructure Support
7 45 (9.04%) Consultant
7 45 (9.04%) IT Support
7 45 (9.04%) Server Engineer
8 43 (8.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 42 (8.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 40 (8.03%) Senior IT Engineer
11 39 (7.83%) Server Support
12 38 (7.63%) Support Analyst
13 35 (7.03%) Server Support Engineer
14 33 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
15 31 (6.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 28 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
16 28 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
17 27 (5.42%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.01%) LDAP
2 9 (1.81%) J2EE
3 4 (0.80%) .NET
3 4 (0.80%) EDI
4 3 (0.60%) ADSI
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) ODBC
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.20%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 63 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (11.24%) Clustering
4 51 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.42%) Public Cloud
6 21 (4.22%) PKI
7 20 (4.02%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.41%) Replication
9 11 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.21%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 10 (2.01%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 498 (100.00%) Windows
2 258 (51.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 250 (50.20%) Windows Server
4 234 (46.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (26.10%) Linux
6 120 (24.10%) Windows 7
7 106 (21.29%) Windows 10
8 63 (12.65%) Unix
9 56 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (7.43%) Windows XP
11 28 (5.62%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (2.81%) Windows NT
13 13 (2.61%) Windows 2000
14 11 (2.21%) Android
15 9 (1.81%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.20%) Solaris
16 6 (1.20%) VMS
17 4 (0.80%) AIX
17 4 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (32.93%) ITIL
2 112 (22.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 89 (17.87%) Problem-Solving
4 81 (16.27%) Patch Management
5 57 (11.45%) Mentoring
6 55 (11.04%) Service Delivery
7 52 (10.44%) Change Management
7 52 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 47 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (9.44%) DevOps
9 46 (9.24%) Technical Leadership
10 43 (8.63%) Migration
11 42 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
12 40 (8.03%) Service Management
12 40 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (8.03%) Web Filtering
13 39 (7.83%) Coaching
13 39 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (7.43%) High Availability
15 35 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.27%) PowerShell
2 51 (10.24%) SQL
3 31 (6.22%) VBScript
4 24 (4.82%) Python
5 16 (3.21%) Bash Shell
5 16 (3.21%) Java
6 11 (2.21%) C
6 11 (2.21%) C++
6 11 (2.21%) VB
7 8 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.41%) C#
9 4 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (15.26%) MCSE
3 50 (10.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (7.63%) Degree
6 36 (7.23%) CCNA
6 36 (7.23%) MCITP
7 33 (6.63%) Security Cleared
8 29 (5.82%) MCSA
8 29 (5.82%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.81%) RHCE
10 11 (2.21%) AWS Certification
10 11 (2.21%) CCNP
10 11 (2.21%) MCP
11 10 (2.01%) CCA
11 10 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.61%) HNC
13 6 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.03%) SLA
2 35 (7.03%) GDPR
3 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.20%) COBIT
5 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.60%) QA
7 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.40%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 347 (69.68%) Active Directory
2 172 (34.54%) Hyper-V
3 164 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (13.05%) XenApp
5 51 (10.24%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (8.84%) vSphere
7 21 (4.22%) Docker
8 17 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.61%) DFS Replication
10 12 (2.41%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (1.81%) NFS
12 9 (1.81%) XenServer
13 8 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.61%) vCloud
13 8 (1.61%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.40%) Firmware
15 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 120 (24.10%) SCCM
2 44 (8.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 35 (7.03%) SCOM
4 32 (6.43%) SCVMM
5 23 (4.62%) Ansible
6 21 (4.22%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (2.81%) NetBackup
8 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (2.41%) Backup Exec
10 11 (2.21%) vRealize
11 9 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.41%) vMotion
13 6 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (1.20%) vCenter Server
13 6 (1.20%) WMI
14 5 (1.00%) EdgeSight
14 5 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
14 5 (1.00%) Puppet
14 5 (1.00%) SCOrch
14 5 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 349 (70.08%) VMware
2 321 (64.46%) Microsoft
3 154 (30.92%) Cisco
4 115 (23.09%) HP
5 112 (22.49%) Citrix
6 96 (19.28%) Symantec
7 76 (15.26%) Dell
8 57 (11.45%) IBM
9 52 (10.44%) Red Hat
10 49 (9.84%) McAfee
11 42 (8.43%) SolarWinds
11 42 (8.43%) Veeam
12 40 (8.03%) Forcepoint
13 36 (7.23%) Ivanti
14 32 (6.43%) NetApp
15 24 (4.82%) EMC
16 21 (4.22%) CheckPoint
17 19 (3.82%) Avaya
18 15 (3.01%) Google
18 15 (3.01%) Oracle