Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 649 646
Rank change year-on-year +44 -3 -200
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 93 485 598
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 1.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 369 508
Median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +9.23%

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 10,541 32,378 38,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.48% 22.92% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,653 25,539 31,031
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £25,263
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% +1.25%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 14 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 20 September 2020. 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 +56 88 £42,500 +21.43% 19
UK excluding London +80 75 £40,000 +6.67% 20
South East +216 45 £47,500 +35.71% 8
London +166 18 £44,750 +44.35%
North of England +97 15 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +94 10 £29,000 -27.50% 4
East of England +89 6 £43,500 +8.75%
North West +95 5 £35,000 +5.26%
Wales +56 4 £36,750 -8.13% 1
Work from Home +54 4 £27,750 -53.75% 1
South West +121 3 £27,000 -1.82% 1
Scotland +105 1 £57,500 +56.80%
Midlands +44 1 £35,000 +7.69% 6
West Midlands +39 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (82.80%) Active Directory
3 72 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (74.19%) VMware
5 67 (72.04%) Windows Server
6 64 (68.82%) Microsoft
7 58 (62.37%) DNS
8 56 (60.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (55.91%) DHCP
10 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
11 45 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2016
13 40 (43.01%) HP
14 38 (40.86%) Citrix
15 37 (39.78%) Office 365
16 33 (35.48%) SCCM
17 30 (32.26%) Windows 7
18 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
18 27 (29.03%) Data Centre
18 27 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
20 25 (26.88%) EMC
20 25 (26.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 24 (25.81%) Symantec
21 24 (25.81%) WSUS
22 23 (24.73%) Azure
23 22 (23.66%) DV Cleared
23 22 (23.66%) SCOM
24 21 (22.58%) Linux
24 21 (22.58%) Windows 10

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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.08%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.78%) Office 365
2 23 (24.73%) Azure
3 19 (20.43%) AWS
4 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.23%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.23%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (62.37%) DNS
2 52 (55.91%) DHCP
3 15 (16.13%) Firewall
4 13 (13.98%) SAN
4 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.83%) LAN
5 11 (11.83%) WAN
6 8 (8.60%) VPN
7 6 (6.45%) FTP
8 5 (5.38%) Internet
8 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.30%) Wireless
10 3 (3.23%) 3G
10 3 (3.23%) 4G
10 3 (3.23%) NAS
11 2 (2.15%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.15%) TETRA
12 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.23%) Law
1 3 (3.23%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.08%) Back Office
2 1 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Local Government
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Server Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Project Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Replication
3 7 (7.53%) HP Storage
4 6 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (6.45%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.45%) IBM XIV
4 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.45%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.38%) iPhone
6 3 (3.23%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.08%) NHS
8 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (72.04%) Windows Server
4 45 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 30 (32.26%) Windows 7
7 21 (22.58%) Linux
7 21 (22.58%) Windows 10
8 20 (21.51%) Windows 8
9 19 (20.43%) Unix
10 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (9.68%) Solaris
12 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
15 3 (3.23%) Android
15 3 (3.23%) HPUX
15 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
16 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (26.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (21.51%) Server Management
4 20 (21.51%) Validation
5 19 (20.43%) Proactive Management
5 19 (20.43%) Storage Management
6 18 (19.35%) ITIL
7 15 (16.13%) Project Delivery
8 14 (15.05%) Project Management
9 8 (8.60%) ITSM
9 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.45%) Server Building
11 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineering
11 6 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (5.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) VBScript
5 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.66%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.15%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 77 (82.80%) Active Directory
2 56 (60.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (51.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (21.51%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (12.90%) vSphere
6 11 (11.83%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (7.53%) XenApp
8 6 (6.45%) NFS
9 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (35.48%) SCCM
2 24 (25.81%) WSUS
3 22 (23.66%) SCOM
4 20 (21.51%) NetBackup
5 19 (20.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (20.43%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.15%) DameWare
6 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) OpenView
6 2 (2.15%) OVSD
7 1 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (74.19%) VMware
2 64 (68.82%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.01%) HP
4 38 (40.86%) Citrix
5 25 (26.88%) EMC
6 24 (25.81%) Symantec
7 16 (17.20%) Cisco
8 11 (11.83%) Oracle
9 7 (7.53%) IBM
9 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.45%) Fujitsu
10 6 (6.45%) Remedy
11 5 (5.38%) McAfee
11 5 (5.38%) Sun
12 4 (4.30%) Sophos
13 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.23%) Dell
13 3 (3.23%) Intapp
13 3 (3.23%) Ivanti
13 3 (3.23%) Mitel