Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 294 217
Rank change year-on-year -187 -77 -96
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1063 2043 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 1.08% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 4.37% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1730 3074
UK median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.52% - -1.49%

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 44223 46785 57435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.55% 24.72% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35656 39712 48497
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 15 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 24 November 2017. 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 -178 1003 £36,000 -1.37% 42
UK excluding London -141 699 £32,500 -1.52% 23
London -126 347 £42,500 -5.56% 20
South East -59 240 £39,000 +20.00% 2
North of England -120 152 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Midlands -16 139 £30,000 -7.69% 7
West Midlands -32 95 £31,000 -4.62% 6
Yorkshire -55 77 £30,000 -9.09% 2
North West -75 68 £30,000 -25.00% 6
South West -112 64 £33,000 +1.54% 1
East of England -49 58 £38,000 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +32 44 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Scotland -37 25 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Wales +14 21 £32,500 +12.07%
North East -36 7 £24,000 -40.74% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1063 (100.00%) Windows
2 738 (69.43%) Windows Server
3 711 (66.89%) Active Directory
4 675 (63.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 637 (59.92%) Microsoft
6 613 (57.67%) VMware
7 526 (49.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 447 (42.05%) MS Exchange
9 409 (38.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 373 (35.09%) Cisco
11 370 (34.81%) DNS
12 357 (33.58%) Firewall
13 341 (32.08%) DHCP
14 318 (29.92%) ITIL
15 308 (28.97%) Windows 7
16 296 (27.85%) Citrix
17 286 (26.90%) Office 365
18 253 (23.80%) SQL Server
19 252 (23.71%) SQL
19 252 (23.71%) TCP/IP
20 246 (23.14%) WAN
21 235 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
22 234 (22.01%) Hyper-V
22 234 (22.01%) LAN
23 221 (20.79%) HP
24 202 (19.00%) Microsoft Office
25 189 (17.78%) VPN
26 183 (17.22%) Windows 10
27 181 (17.03%) SAN
28 180 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 447 (42.05%) MS Exchange
2 235 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 157 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 134 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 124 (11.67%) IIS
6 123 (11.57%) SharePoint
7 117 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 73 (6.87%) Skype for Business
9 36 (3.39%) Apache
10 20 (1.88%) Tomcat
11 19 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.41%) IBM Notes
14 14 (1.32%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.13%) Mule
15 12 (1.13%) Mule ESB
16 10 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
17 7 (0.66%) IBM Domino
18 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 202 (19.00%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 38 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.22%) Northgate Housing
3 9 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.094%) Endur
7 1 (0.094%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 286 (26.90%) Office 365
2 115 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.79%) PaaS
6 16 (1.51%) G Suite
7 8 (0.75%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.56%) IaaS
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.38%) SaaS
11 3 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.094%) GitHub
13 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 370 (34.81%) DNS
2 357 (33.58%) Firewall
3 341 (32.08%) DHCP
4 252 (23.71%) TCP/IP
5 246 (23.14%) WAN
6 234 (22.01%) LAN
7 189 (17.78%) VPN
8 181 (17.03%) SAN
9 111 (10.44%) VoIP
10 100 (9.41%) VLAN
11 86 (8.09%) MPLS
12 74 (6.96%) Remote Desktop
13 63 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (5.17%) Wireless
15 52 (4.89%) NAS
16 45 (4.23%) SSL
17 42 (3.95%) Internet
18 40 (3.76%) Skype
19 37 (3.48%) DSL
20 36 (3.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (1.13%) MySQL
7 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.38%) IDOL
12 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.03%) MSI
2 10 (0.94%) AdminStudio
3 7 (0.66%) AutoIt
3 7 (0.66%) InstallShield
3 7 (0.66%) JIRA
4 6 (0.56%) ERwin
5 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.38%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.28%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.094%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.094%) Maven
9 1 (0.094%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.094%) Toad
General
1 158 (14.86%) Finance
2 45 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 45 (4.23%) Retail
3 33 (3.10%) Advertising
4 30 (2.82%) German Language
5 24 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.16%) French Language
7 21 (1.98%) Law
8 20 (1.88%) Digital Economy
9 19 (1.79%) Publishing
10 17 (1.60%) Games
11 16 (1.51%) Legal
12 10 (0.94%) Back Office
13 9 (0.85%) Marketing
14 8 (0.75%) Electronics
15 7 (0.66%) Banking
15 7 (0.66%) Billing
16 6 (0.56%) Local Government
17 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.094%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 228 (21.45%) Analyst
2 206 (19.38%) Support Engineer
3 154 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 139 (13.08%) Support Analyst
5 123 (11.57%) IT Support
6 94 (8.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 90 (8.47%) IT Engineer
8 85 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 70 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 67 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 57 (5.36%) Server Support
12 56 (5.27%) IT Support Engineer
13 54 (5.08%) Applications Support
13 54 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
14 51 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 49 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
16 48 (4.52%) Network Engineer
17 47 (4.42%) Administrator
17 47 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
18 45 (4.23%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.51%) .NET
1 16 (1.51%) Middleware
1 16 (1.51%) XML
2 13 (1.22%) SOAP
2 13 (1.22%) XSD
3 11 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (0.85%) HTML
4 9 (0.85%) WAP
5 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.66%) JMS
5 7 (0.66%) JSP
5 7 (0.66%) RESTful
5 7 (0.66%) Web Services
5 7 (0.66%) XSLT
6 6 (0.56%) J2EE
6 6 (0.56%) Java EE
6 6 (0.56%) JSON
6 6 (0.56%) REST
6 6 (0.56%) Servlets
6 6 (0.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.40%) Clustering
3 51 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 46 (4.33%) Replication
6 33 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.22%) iPhone
11 12 (1.13%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.13%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.13%) User Experience
12 11 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.94%) iSeries
13 10 (0.94%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.85%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1063 (100.00%) Windows
2 738 (69.43%) Windows Server
3 675 (63.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 526 (49.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 308 (28.97%) Windows 7
6 183 (17.22%) Windows 10
7 172 (16.18%) Linux
8 161 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 127 (11.95%) Windows 8
10 83 (7.81%) Unix
11 51 (4.80%) Solaris
11 51 (4.80%) Windows 2000
12 50 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (3.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 30 (2.82%) Mac OS X
14 30 (2.82%) Windows Vista
15 17 (1.60%) Android
16 14 (1.32%) AIX
16 14 (1.32%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (29.92%) ITIL
2 84 (7.90%) CRM
3 83 (7.81%) Service Delivery
4 68 (6.40%) Problem Management
4 68 (6.40%) Service Management
5 64 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 63 (5.93%) Mentoring
7 61 (5.74%) Patch Management
8 53 (4.99%) Migration
9 52 (4.89%) Change Management
10 50 (4.70%) Presales
11 48 (4.52%) Incident Management
12 41 (3.86%) High Availability
12 41 (3.86%) Project Management
13 36 (3.39%) Load Balancing
13 36 (3.39%) PRINCE2
14 34 (3.20%) Infrastructure Management
15 32 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
16 31 (2.92%) Configuration Management
16 31 (2.92%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 252 (23.71%) SQL
2 168 (15.80%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.29%) VBScript
4 23 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 20 (1.88%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.69%) Java
7 13 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.13%) Python
8 12 (1.13%) VB
9 8 (0.75%) C
10 7 (0.66%) Perl
10 7 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.38%) C#
12 3 (0.28%) C++
13 2 (0.19%) PHP
14 1 (0.094%) AWK
14 1 (0.094%) Korn
14 1 (0.094%) Ruby
14 1 (0.094%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.094%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (13.73%) MCSE
3 127 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (11.19%) Degree
5 107 (10.07%) CCNA
6 97 (9.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 69 (6.49%) MCSA
8 57 (5.36%) MCITP
9 50 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
10 46 (4.33%) MCP
11 44 (4.14%) CCNP
12 26 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (2.26%) Security Cleared
14 22 (2.07%) CCA
15 18 (1.69%) MCTS
16 17 (1.60%) VCP5
17 15 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (1.32%) CCIE
19 12 (1.13%) A+ Certification
19 12 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (12.70%) SLA
2 26 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.32%) QA
5 9 (0.85%) COBIT
6 6 (0.56%) GDPR
7 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.38%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 711 (66.89%) Active Directory
2 409 (38.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (22.01%) Hyper-V
4 99 (9.31%) vSphere
5 94 (8.84%) XenApp
6 89 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
7 86 (8.09%) Terminal Services
8 38 (3.57%) XenServer
9 35 (3.29%) XenDesktop
10 31 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
12 19 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.85%) KVM
13 9 (0.85%) UAG
14 8 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.66%) Firmware
15 7 (0.66%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 176 (16.56%) SCCM
2 76 (7.15%) Backup Exec
2 76 (7.15%) WSUS
3 44 (4.14%) SCOM
4 32 (3.01%) vCenter Server
5 26 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 23 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (1.32%) Nagios
9 13 (1.22%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (1.13%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.94%) XenMobile
12 9 (0.85%) EdgeSight
12 9 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.85%) Malwarebytes
12 9 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.66%) DameWare
13 7 (0.66%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 637 (59.92%) Microsoft
2 613 (57.67%) VMware
3 373 (35.09%) Cisco
4 296 (27.85%) Citrix
5 221 (20.79%) HP
6 101 (9.50%) Veeam
7 84 (7.90%) Juniper
8 81 (7.62%) Dell
9 63 (5.93%) F5
10 58 (5.46%) Palo Alto
11 57 (5.36%) CheckPoint
11 57 (5.36%) Symantec
12 51 (4.80%) SonicWALL
13 46 (4.33%) IBM
14 44 (4.14%) Oracle
15 42 (3.95%) Apple
15 42 (3.95%) Veritas
16 41 (3.86%) EMC
17 39 (3.67%) Red Hat
18 36 (3.39%) McAfee