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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 267 163
Rank change year-on-year -146 -104  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 623 1217 2274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 1.24% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 4.86% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 518 1014 1912
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,345
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22110 25036 29437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.13% 25.43% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18230 21383 24663
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -145 591 £37,750 +4.86% 63
London -103 172 £47,500 +5.55% 23
South East -49 124 £40,000 +14.28% 10
North West -34 75 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire -37 74 £27,500 -9.83% 6
Berkshire -5 51 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -34 50 £30,000 -15.49% 10
West Yorkshire -33 46 £28,500 -5.00% 5
East of England -36 42 £42,500 +25.46% 1
South West -69 42 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Manchester -20 41 £37,500 +9.08% 5
Reading +24 32 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Cheshire -8 29 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Leeds -34 28 £27,750 -23.34% 3
Surrey +17 24 £46,750 +33.57% 2
Hertfordshire -22 24 £45,000 +24.13%
Birmingham -30 23 £40,500 +15.71% 3
Watford -5 17 £45,000 +73.07%
East Yorkshire -8 15 £25,000 -
Hull -11 15 £25,000 -
Warrington +2 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
City of London -10 14 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Somerset -4 13 £32,500 -9.72%
Cambridgeshire -14 12 £52,500 +14.13%
Scotland -16 12 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire -22 12 £32,500 +8.33%
Hampshire -41 12 £39,000 +21.87% 3
East Midlands +5 11 £37,000 +17.46% 3
Slough +3 11 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Wales +3 11 £32,500 +18.18% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1408 (100.00%) Windows
2 938 (66.62%) Windows Server
3 911 (64.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 907 (64.42%) Active Directory
5 795 (56.46%) VMware
6 735 (52.20%) Microsoft
7 733 (52.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 575 (40.84%) MS Exchange
9 475 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 465 (33.03%) DNS
11 454 (32.24%) Cisco
12 446 (31.68%) ITIL
13 417 (29.62%) Firewall
14 396 (28.13%) Citrix
15 386 (27.41%) DHCP
16 361 (25.64%) SQL Server
17 329 (23.37%) Office 365
18 321 (22.80%) Hyper-V
19 316 (22.44%) SQL
20 307 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2010
21 303 (21.52%) SAN
22 292 (20.74%) Windows 7
23 279 (19.82%) TCP/IP
24 276 (19.60%) Microsoft Office
25 257 (18.25%) WAN
25 257 (18.25%) HP
26 252 (17.90%) Linux
27 247 (17.54%) LAN
28 233 (16.55%) Windows XP
29 219 (15.55%) IIS

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
1 575 (40.84%) MS Exchange
2 307 (21.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (15.55%) IIS
4 194 (13.78%) SharePoint
5 193 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 170 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 143 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 96 (6.82%) Skype for Business
9 47 (3.34%) Apache
10 27 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 23 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.35%) IBM Notes
12 19 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.92%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.85%) ColdFusion
15 12 (0.85%) nginx
15 12 (0.85%) SAS
15 12 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 276 (19.60%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.28%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.28%) Maximo
5 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.071%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.071%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.071%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 329 (23.37%) Office 365
2 129 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.28%) PaaS
5 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.07%) IaaS
6 11 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.43%) SaaS
9 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.21%) G Suite
13 1 (0.071%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 465 (33.03%) DNS
2 417 (29.62%) Firewall
3 386 (27.41%) DHCP
4 303 (21.52%) SAN
5 279 (19.82%) TCP/IP
6 257 (18.25%) WAN
7 247 (17.54%) LAN
8 215 (15.27%) VPN
9 114 (8.10%) VLAN
10 101 (7.17%) VoIP
11 87 (6.18%) MPLS
12 84 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
13 79 (5.61%) Internet
14 71 (5.04%) Wireless
15 62 (4.40%) NAS
16 57 (4.05%) Skype
17 56 (3.98%) iSCSI
18 53 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
20 36 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 121 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (2.84%) MySQL
6 35 (2.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 29 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (0.92%) Big Data
12 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.57%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.50%) Essbase
15 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.28%) GIS
16 4 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.85%) TeamCity
3 12 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.64%) JIRA
5 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.21%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.21%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.21%) Maven
7 3 (0.21%) MSI
7 3 (0.21%) Selenium
8 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.071%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.071%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.071%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.071%) Toad
General
1 198 (14.06%) Finance
2 59 (4.19%) Retail
3 50 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 48 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.06%) Digital Economy
6 26 (1.85%) Advertising
7 23 (1.63%) Back Office
7 23 (1.63%) Law
8 22 (1.56%) Marketing
9 16 (1.14%) German Language
9 16 (1.14%) Legal
10 15 (1.07%) Banking
10 15 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.99%) Electronics
12 11 (0.78%) Games
13 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.57%) French Language
15 7 (0.50%) Local Government
16 4 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
16 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 325 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 203 (14.42%) Analyst
3 200 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 175 (12.43%) IT Support
5 163 (11.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 144 (10.23%) IT Engineer
7 122 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 118 (8.38%) Support Analyst
9 114 (8.10%) Windows Engineer
10 104 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 98 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 96 (6.82%) Server Engineer
13 95 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 79 (5.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 74 (5.26%) Administrator
16 72 (5.11%) Server Support
17 66 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
18 63 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 61 (4.33%) Infrastructure Support
20 59 (4.19%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.84%) .NET
2 40 (2.84%) HTML
3 32 (2.27%) XML
4 29 (2.06%) Web Services
5 20 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.71%) Middleware
8 7 (0.50%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.50%) Regular Expression
8 7 (0.50%) XSLT
9 6 (0.43%) CGI
9 6 (0.43%) JSP
10 5 (0.36%) COM+
10 5 (0.36%) CSS
10 5 (0.36%) ODBC
10 5 (0.36%) RESTful
10 5 (0.36%) SOAP
10 5 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.01%) Data Centre
2 84 (5.97%) Replication
3 79 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.97%) Clustering
5 59 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.34%) Computer Science
7 42 (2.98%) Blackberry
8 25 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.56%) Smartphone
10 19 (1.35%) HP Storage
10 19 (1.35%) iPhone
11 17 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
12 16 (1.14%) Private Cloud
13 14 (0.99%) CMDB
13 14 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (0.99%) iPad
13 14 (0.99%) PKI
14 12 (0.85%) AS400
15 10 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1408 (100.00%) Windows
2 938 (66.62%) Windows Server
3 911 (64.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 733 (52.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 292 (20.74%) Windows 7
6 252 (17.90%) Linux
7 233 (16.55%) Windows XP
8 134 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 122 (8.66%) Unix
10 116 (8.24%) Windows 10
11 73 (5.18%) Windows 2000
12 66 (4.69%) Windows Vista
13 55 (3.91%) Solaris
14 47 (3.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 33 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (2.27%) Mac OS
17 30 (2.13%) Mac OS X
18 26 (1.85%) Android
19 18 (1.28%) Apple iOS
20 16 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (31.68%) ITIL
2 125 (8.88%) Service Delivery
3 113 (8.03%) Service Management
4 87 (6.18%) High Availability
4 87 (6.18%) Mentoring
5 83 (5.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 72 (5.11%) Migration
7 64 (4.55%) Project Management
8 61 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
9 54 (3.84%) Change Management
9 54 (3.84%) Problem Management
10 52 (3.69%) Information Security
11 50 (3.55%) Presales
12 45 (3.20%) Change Control
12 45 (3.20%) ITIL V3
13 43 (3.05%) Configuration Management
13 43 (3.05%) PRINCE2
13 43 (3.05%) Server Building
14 42 (2.98%) Customer Requirements
14 42 (2.98%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 316 (22.44%) SQL
2 168 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 68 (4.83%) Java
4 53 (3.76%) VBScript
5 52 (3.69%) C
6 45 (3.20%) VB
7 43 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 37 (2.63%) C++
9 29 (2.06%) C#
10 23 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.63%) Perl
11 20 (1.42%) Ruby
12 16 (1.14%) Python
13 10 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.36%) PHP
16 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.28%) VBA
17 2 (0.14%) VB6
18 1 (0.071%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 219 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (11.51%) MCSE
3 154 (10.94%) Degree
4 148 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (9.30%) CCNA
6 85 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
7 81 (5.75%) MCP
7 81 (5.75%) Security Cleared
8 72 (5.11%) MCSA
9 67 (4.76%) CCNP
9 67 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 64 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 54 (3.84%) MCITP
12 32 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (1.21%) CISSP
14 17 (1.21%) GNVQ
14 17 (1.21%) HND
15 16 (1.14%) CCA
16 15 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (12.93%) SLA
2 25 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.28%) SAS 70
6 4 (0.28%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.21%) GPG13
7 3 (0.21%) PMO
8 2 (0.14%) QA
9 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 907 (64.42%) Active Directory
2 475 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 321 (22.80%) Hyper-V
4 174 (12.36%) vSphere
5 161 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
6 160 (11.36%) XenApp
7 89 (6.32%) Terminal Services
8 60 (4.26%) XenDesktop
9 41 (2.91%) XenServer
10 29 (2.06%) KVM
11 27 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
12 26 (1.85%) Terminal Server
13 24 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
14 22 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (1.07%) vCloud
15 15 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.78%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.64%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 125 (8.88%) SCCM
2 60 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 50 (3.55%) WSUS
4 49 (3.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 45 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (2.91%) vCenter Server
7 38 (2.70%) SCOM
8 22 (1.56%) DameWare
8 22 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (1.49%) Puppet
10 20 (1.42%) Perfmon
11 17 (1.21%) NetBackup
12 15 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 15 (1.07%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
13 12 (0.85%) Packer
14 10 (0.71%) Opsview
15 9 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.64%) vMotion
16 7 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 795 (56.46%) VMware
2 735 (52.20%) Microsoft
3 454 (32.24%) Cisco
4 396 (28.13%) Citrix
5 257 (18.25%) HP
6 87 (6.18%) Dell
7 86 (6.11%) Juniper
7 86 (6.11%) Veeam
8 83 (5.89%) NetApp
9 80 (5.68%) Oracle
9 80 (5.68%) Symantec
10 74 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 61 (4.33%) SonicWALL
12 60 (4.26%) F5
13 56 (3.98%) McAfee
14 54 (3.84%) IBM
15 53 (3.76%) EMC
16 52 (3.69%) Palo Alto
17 46 (3.27%) Apple
18 34 (2.41%) Crossbeam
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + £2k on call + Excellent Pension +
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: Up to £23,000 DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £80-10,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago