Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 592 368 256
Rank change year-on-year -224 -112 -110
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 741 1,431 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.85% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 3.48% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 617 1,206 2,388
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,625 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +0.34% +1.39%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.99% -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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40,778 41,118 52,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 24.32% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32,992 34,474 44,016
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England -232 681 £35,000 -6.67% 67
UK excluding London -177 502 £32,500 - 46
London -149 219 £45,000 - 24
South East -141 125 £32,500 -1.52% 10
North of England -147 122 £30,000 - 12
Midlands -8 95 £35,000 - 12
South West -74 73 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands -1 70 £36,750 +17.60% 8
Yorkshire -79 67 £32,500 +14.04% 4
North West -81 51 £28,000 -10.40% 5
East of England -58 46 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Scotland -54 30 £35,000 +2.94% 1
East Midlands -3 25 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East -31 7 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Wales -18 6 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland +11 5 - -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 741 (100.00%) Windows
2 523 (70.58%) Active Directory
3 511 (68.96%) Windows Server
4 478 (64.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 394 (53.17%) Microsoft
6 373 (50.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 369 (49.80%) VMware
8 263 (35.49%) MS Exchange
9 247 (33.33%) ITIL
10 226 (30.50%) Office 365
11 219 (29.55%) Firewall
12 212 (28.61%) Citrix
13 211 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 209 (28.21%) DNS
15 200 (26.99%) SQL Server
16 185 (24.97%) DHCP
17 184 (24.83%) Windows 7
18 181 (24.43%) SAN
19 167 (22.54%) Cisco
20 166 (22.40%) LAN
21 164 (22.13%) SQL
22 157 (21.19%) TCP/IP
23 154 (20.78%) WAN
24 152 (20.51%) SCCM
25 147 (19.84%) Microsoft Office
26 146 (19.70%) Windows 10
27 145 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
27 145 (19.57%) Finance
28 123 (16.60%) Hyper-V
29 118 (15.92%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 263 (35.49%) MS Exchange
2 145 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (9.58%) SharePoint
4 67 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (6.34%) IIS
8 45 (6.07%) Skype for Business
9 23 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.08%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.94%) CMS
13 4 (0.54%) Apache
13 4 (0.54%) Confluence
14 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (0.27%) JBoss
15 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 147 (19.84%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (1.08%) TIBCO iProcess
2 7 (0.94%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.67%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.40%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.27%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Endur
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 226 (30.50%) Office 365
2 103 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (2.02%) Mimecast
5 14 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.35%) IaaS
7 7 (0.94%) PaaS
8 5 (0.67%) SaaS
9 4 (0.54%) G Suite
9 4 (0.54%) GitHub
9 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 219 (29.55%) Firewall
2 209 (28.21%) DNS
3 185 (24.97%) DHCP
4 181 (24.43%) SAN
5 166 (22.40%) LAN
6 157 (21.19%) TCP/IP
7 154 (20.78%) WAN
8 84 (11.34%) VoIP
9 78 (10.53%) VPN
10 43 (5.80%) Wireless
11 40 (5.40%) SSL
12 38 (5.13%) IPsec
13 29 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (3.91%) Internet
14 23 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (2.83%) FTP
16 19 (2.56%) Ethernet
16 19 (2.56%) NAS
17 18 (2.43%) NetScaler
18 14 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.67%) IDOL
12 4 (0.54%) MySQL
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.27%) DB2
15 1 (0.13%) Informix
15 1 (0.13%) MS Access
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.08%) JIRA
2 5 (0.67%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.67%) MSI
2 5 (0.67%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (19.57%) Finance
2 38 (5.13%) Retail
3 33 (4.45%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.24%) Legal
5 20 (2.70%) Law
6 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.89%) Marketing
8 13 (1.75%) Banking
9 9 (1.21%) French Language
9 9 (1.21%) German Language
10 6 (0.81%) Advertising
10 6 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.67%) Electronics
11 5 (0.67%) Military
12 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Publishing
14 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 168 (22.67%) Analyst
2 138 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 113 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 100 (13.50%) Support Analyst
5 72 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 68 (9.18%) IT Support
7 65 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 59 (7.96%) IT Engineer
9 46 (6.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 46 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 46 (6.21%) Administrator
10 38 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
11 37 (4.99%) Desktop Support
12 35 (4.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.32%) Service Analyst
15 30 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
15 30 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
15 30 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
16 29 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (1.48%) Middleware
3 10 (1.35%) LDAP
4 8 (1.08%) Rendezvous
4 8 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.94%) WSH
6 3 (0.40%) .NET
6 3 (0.40%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) Flash
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) J2EE
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
7 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 45 (6.07%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.80%) Blackberry
5 38 (5.13%) Clustering
6 33 (4.45%) Driving Licence
7 30 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.97%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.75%) NHS
9 13 (1.75%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.48%) Replication
10 11 (1.48%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.21%) CCTV
11 9 (1.21%) iPhone
12 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.94%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.81%) Eurex
13 6 (0.81%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 741 (100.00%) Windows
2 511 (68.96%) Windows Server
3 478 (64.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 373 (50.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 184 (24.83%) Windows 7
6 146 (19.70%) Windows 10
7 118 (15.92%) Windows XP
8 92 (12.42%) Linux
9 74 (9.99%) Windows 8
10 46 (6.21%) Unix
11 34 (4.59%) Windows Vista
12 32 (4.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 31 (4.18%) Solaris
14 24 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (3.24%) Windows 2000
15 21 (2.83%) CentOS
16 17 (2.29%) SUSE
17 16 (2.16%) Ubuntu
18 14 (1.89%) Mac OS X
19 9 (1.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (33.33%) ITIL
2 86 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (5.80%) Incident Management
4 43 (5.80%) Project Management
5 40 (5.40%) Patch Management
5 40 (5.40%) PRINCE2
6 37 (4.99%) Mentoring
7 36 (4.86%) Migration
7 36 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 27 (3.64%) Change Control
8 27 (3.64%) IT Strategy
9 25 (3.37%) Service Delivery
10 24 (3.24%) Network Design
10 24 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (3.24%) Translating Business Requirements
11 23 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
11 23 (3.10%) Service Management
12 22 (2.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 164 (22.13%) SQL
2 85 (11.47%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.29%) Python
4 13 (1.75%) Perl
5 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.08%) COBOL
8 7 (0.94%) Java
8 7 (0.94%) Ruby
8 7 (0.94%) VB
9 5 (0.67%) C
10 4 (0.54%) C#
11 3 (0.40%) C++
11 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.40%) VBScript
12 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (11.07%) MCSE
3 71 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (7.69%) CCNA
5 48 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
6 38 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 37 (4.99%) CCNP
8 36 (4.86%) MCSA
9 31 (4.18%) Degree
10 27 (3.64%) SC Cleared
11 25 (3.37%) MCITP
12 22 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.89%) CCA
15 12 (1.62%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.21%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.21%) MCP
17 8 (1.08%) VCP5
18 6 (0.81%) MCTS
19 5 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (13.90%) SLA
2 30 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.24%) COBIT
4 12 (1.62%) PMO
5 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) COSHH
8 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 523 (70.58%) Active Directory
2 211 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (16.60%) Hyper-V
4 101 (13.63%) XenApp
5 64 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (8.10%) vSphere
7 49 (6.61%) XenDesktop
8 25 (3.37%) XenServer
9 15 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.89%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.35%) Xen
13 9 (1.21%) MetaFrame
13 9 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.67%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 152 (20.51%) SCCM
2 43 (5.80%) SCOM
3 29 (3.91%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.97%) WSUS
5 16 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (1.89%) vCenter Server
7 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.21%) EdgeSight
8 9 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.21%) Puppet
9 8 (1.08%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.08%) TIBCO Hawk
10 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (0.94%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.81%) Ansible
11 6 (0.81%) DameWare
11 6 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 394 (53.17%) Microsoft
2 369 (49.80%) VMware
3 212 (28.61%) Citrix
4 167 (22.54%) Cisco
5 109 (14.71%) HP
6 56 (7.56%) Dell
7 50 (6.75%) IBM
8 37 (4.99%) Red Hat
9 36 (4.86%) Oracle
10 34 (4.59%) Apple
10 34 (4.59%) CheckPoint
10 34 (4.59%) NetApp
11 29 (3.91%) Juniper
12 27 (3.64%) Symantec
13 23 (3.10%) Avaya
14 20 (2.70%) EMC
15 18 (2.43%) CommVault
16 17 (2.29%) Ivanti
16 17 (2.29%) Palo Alto
16 17 (2.29%) Veeam