Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 865 639 669
Rank change year-on-year -226 +30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 129 156 474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 1.07% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 90 141 385
10th Percentile £27,950 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,438 £32,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,500 £36,670
Median % change year-on-year +9.59% -0.46% -2.21%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,050 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.96% -6.36% +18.46%

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 20,764 14,544 32,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.28% 21.20% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,118 11,986 26,413
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +2.47%

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 17 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 30 July 2021. 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 -199 116 £41,500 +10.67% 35
UK excluding London -166 109 £40,000 +10.96% 34
North of England -46 43 £43,500 +24.29% 10
Yorkshire -55 23 £47,500 +63.79% 3
Midlands -57 20 £40,000 - 1
London -144 19 £56,250 +25.00% 3
South East -149 16 £45,000 +24.83% 12
North West -41 12 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Work from Home -250 12 £47,500 -36.67% 2
East of England -44 11 £41,500 -2.35%
West Midlands -66 11 £40,000 -3.03% 1
East Midlands -42 9 £32,500 -18.75%
North East - 8 £38,375 - 2
Scotland -68 7 £23,000 -42.14% 1
South West -75 6 £33,160 +6.11% 9
Wales -33 3 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (75.97%) Active Directory
3 92 (71.32%) Windows Server
4 88 (68.22%) Microsoft
5 80 (62.02%) Firewall
6 68 (52.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (51.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (48.06%) Microsoft 365
8 62 (48.06%) DNS
9 61 (47.29%) VMware
10 53 (41.09%) Windows 10
11 48 (37.21%) Social Skills
12 45 (34.88%) DHCP
13 43 (33.33%) WAN
13 43 (33.33%) MS Exchange
13 43 (33.33%) LAN
14 42 (32.56%) Azure
15 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2016
15 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2019
16 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (28.68%) PowerShell
17 37 (28.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 36 (27.91%) SQL Server
19 35 (27.13%) Linux
20 34 (26.36%) VPN
21 32 (24.81%) Windows 7
22 31 (24.03%) SQL
23 29 (22.48%) Cisco
24 27 (20.93%) Citrix
25 26 (20.16%) Data Centre

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 43 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.63%) IIS
4 12 (9.30%) nginx
5 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.88%) Skype for Business
9 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
1 3 (2.33%) Sage 300 ERP
1 3 (2.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (48.06%) Microsoft 365
2 42 (32.56%) Azure
3 16 (12.40%) AWS
4 12 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.43%) IaaS
6 4 (3.10%) PaaS
6 4 (3.10%) SaaS
7 2 (1.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (62.02%) Firewall
2 62 (48.06%) DNS
3 45 (34.88%) DHCP
4 43 (33.33%) LAN
4 43 (33.33%) WAN
5 34 (26.36%) VPN
6 25 (19.38%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
8 16 (12.40%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (10.85%) SAN
9 14 (10.85%) VoIP
10 12 (9.30%) Asterisk PBX
10 12 (9.30%) Reverse Proxy
11 11 (8.53%) VLAN
12 6 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.88%) NAS
14 4 (3.10%) ADSL
14 4 (3.10%) MPLS
14 4 (3.10%) Wireless
15 3 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.33%) MS Access
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 48 (37.21%) Social Skills
2 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.08%) Finance
4 9 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.20%) Legal
5 8 (6.20%) Retail
6 7 (5.43%) Marketing
7 5 (3.88%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Analyst
3 19 (14.73%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Server Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Administrator
6 12 (9.30%) Architect
6 12 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (7.75%) IT Support
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.20%) PHP Architect
10 7 (5.43%) Active Directory Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (5.43%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) CSS
1 3 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.98%) Clustering
5 8 (6.20%) PKI
6 7 (5.43%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.88%) EMC VNX
7 5 (3.88%) EPoS
7 5 (3.88%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.88%) Symmetrix
8 4 (3.10%) BYOD
8 4 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.10%) HP Storage
8 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.33%) CCTV
9 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.33%) iPhone
9 3 (2.33%) Replication
9 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (71.32%) Windows Server
3 68 (52.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (51.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (41.09%) Windows 10
6 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2019
7 35 (27.13%) Linux
8 32 (24.81%) Windows 7
9 22 (17.05%) Windows 8
10 18 (13.95%) Windows XP
11 9 (6.98%) Debian
12 8 (6.20%) Android
13 7 (5.43%) Mac OS X
14 6 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
16 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
16 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (19.38%) ITIL
3 24 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.40%) Service Delivery
6 15 (11.63%) Change Management
6 15 (11.63%) Storage Management
7 14 (10.85%) Migration
8 13 (10.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.30%) Business Continuity
9 12 (9.30%) Change Control
9 12 (9.30%) Data Protection
9 12 (9.30%) ERP
9 12 (9.30%) Project Management
9 12 (9.30%) Server Building
10 11 (8.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (6.98%) DevOps
11 9 (6.98%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.98%) Time Management
11 9 (6.98%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) PowerShell
2 31 (24.03%) SQL
3 10 (7.75%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (2.33%) VB
5 3 (2.33%) VBScript
6 2 (1.55%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.85%) MCSE
3 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.88%) MCITP
6 2 (1.55%) Degree
6 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) HPE ATP
7 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) GDPR
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (75.97%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.40%) XenApp
5 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.98%) Docker
6 9 (6.98%) KVM
6 9 (6.98%) vSphere
7 8 (6.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (3.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 17 (13.18%) WSUS
3 14 (10.85%) SCCM
4 12 (9.30%) HAProxy
4 12 (9.30%) Nagios
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (6.98%) NetBackup
6 9 (6.98%) Rancher
7 8 (6.20%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (6.20%) SCVMM
8 7 (5.43%) SCOrch
8 7 (5.43%) vCenter Server
9 6 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (3.10%) EnCase
11 4 (3.10%) FTK
11 4 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
12 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (1.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (68.22%) Microsoft
2 61 (47.29%) VMware
3 29 (22.48%) Cisco
4 27 (20.93%) Citrix
5 24 (18.60%) HP
6 15 (11.63%) Veritas
7 14 (10.85%) Oracle
8 13 (10.08%) Meraki
8 13 (10.08%) Symantec
9 12 (9.30%) McAfee
10 10 (7.75%) Dell
11 9 (6.98%) Lumension
12 8 (6.20%) SonicWALL
12 8 (6.20%) Veeam
13 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
14 6 (4.65%) Ivanti
15 5 (3.88%) EMC
15 5 (3.88%) Infoblox
16 4 (3.10%) Apple
16 4 (3.10%) IBM