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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1101 856 669
Rank change year-on-year -245 -187 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 161 120 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 137 79 160
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £32,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38% -3.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £45,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,355 £50,250 £58,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £38,750 £36,050
% change year-on-year +12.26% +7.49% -3.87%

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 32,454 19,682 16,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.42% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,577 14,512 13,728
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -214 131 £45,000 +12.50% 23
UK excluding London -118 122 £43,500 +12.26% 21
Work from Home -215 58 £45,000 +20.00% 9
South East -48 52 £52,000 +15.56% 8
North of England -93 36 £40,000 - 6
London -233 23 £52,500 -22.22% 4
North East -9 16 £40,000 +4.23% 1
Midlands -71 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland -54 14 £72,500 +215.22% 2
West Midlands -56 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -64 10 £35,000 -26.32% 1
North West -80 10 £36,250 -9.38% 4
East of England -93 4 £31,500 -24.10%
South West -42 1 £31,500 -5.00% 3

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (72.67%) Microsoft
3 99 (61.49%) VMware
4 96 (59.63%) Windows Server
5 89 (55.28%) Active Directory
6 80 (49.69%) DNS
6 80 (49.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (47.83%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (45.96%) DHCP
9 68 (42.24%) PowerShell
10 67 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 62 (38.51%) Firewall
13 60 (37.27%) Hyper-V
14 57 (35.40%) Azure
15 55 (34.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 55 (34.16%) Social Skills
16 54 (33.54%) MS Exchange
17 53 (32.92%) SQL Server
18 45 (27.95%) ITIL
19 44 (27.33%) Load Balancing
20 40 (24.84%) SQL
20 40 (24.84%) Windows XP
20 40 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
21 39 (24.22%) Citrix
22 38 (23.60%) Linux
23 35 (21.74%) Windows Server 2019
24 34 (21.12%) Data Centre
24 34 (21.12%) WAN

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 54 (33.54%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.77%) SharePoint
3 22 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.97%) IIS
8 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 77 (47.83%) Microsoft 365
2 57 (35.40%) Azure
3 19 (11.80%) AWS
4 9 (5.59%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (3.73%) PaaS
5 6 (3.73%) SaaS
6 5 (3.11%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.11%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.11%) Rubrik
7 4 (2.48%) Azure AKS
8 3 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.86%) IaaS
9 1 (0.62%) GCP
9 1 (0.62%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 80 (49.69%) DNS
2 74 (45.96%) DHCP
3 62 (38.51%) Firewall
4 34 (21.12%) LAN
4 34 (21.12%) WAN
5 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (13.66%) Wireless
7 20 (12.42%) SAN
8 13 (8.07%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (7.45%) Structured Cabling
9 12 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (5.59%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.73%) SNMP
12 5 (3.11%) HTTP
12 5 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.48%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.24%) VLAN
14 2 (1.24%) WLAN
15 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.11%) MySQL
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) ClearCase
1 5 (3.11%) ERwin
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (3.11%) PROIV
1 5 (3.11%) Subversion
1 5 (3.11%) Toad
1 5 (3.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
General
1 55 (34.16%) Social Skills
2 30 (18.63%) Finance
3 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.45%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (3.11%) Banking
6 4 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Aviation
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (32.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (19.88%) IT Engineer
2 32 (19.88%) Support Engineer
3 27 (16.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (13.66%) IT Support
5 21 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (8.70%) Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) VMWare Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) Wintel Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.21%) Senior IT Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.59%) Backup Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.32%) .NET
2 14 (8.70%) COM
3 9 (5.59%) Middleware
4 6 (3.73%) LDAP
5 5 (3.11%) ARM Templates
5 5 (3.11%) HTML
5 5 (3.11%) JDBC
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.11%) XML
5 5 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.12%) Data Centre
2 31 (19.25%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (12.42%) Clustering
4 19 (11.80%) SCADA
5 12 (7.45%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.35%) Replication
8 4 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.48%) PKI
9 3 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.86%) CMDB
9 3 (1.86%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (59.63%) Windows Server
3 80 (49.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (34.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (24.84%) Windows XP
7 38 (23.60%) Linux
8 35 (21.74%) Windows Server 2019
9 25 (15.53%) Windows 7
10 19 (11.80%) SUSE
11 14 (8.70%) Unix
11 14 (8.70%) Windows 10
12 13 (8.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (6.83%) Windows 8
13 11 (6.83%) Windows Vista
14 5 (3.11%) AIX
14 5 (3.11%) HPUX
14 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (3.11%) Solaris
14 5 (3.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (27.95%) ITIL
3 44 (27.33%) Load Balancing
4 40 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (16.77%) Change Control
6 25 (15.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (14.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (14.91%) High Availability
8 23 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 22 (13.66%) Migration
10 21 (13.04%) Project Delivery
11 19 (11.80%) Security Patching
12 18 (11.18%) Incident Management
13 15 (9.32%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (9.32%) Data Protection
13 15 (9.32%) Patch Management
14 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
14 13 (8.07%) Mathematics
15 10 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (5.59%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.24%) PowerShell
2 40 (24.84%) SQL
3 19 (11.80%) VB
3 19 (11.80%) VBScript
4 15 (9.32%) C#
4 15 (9.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.11%) AWK
5 5 (3.11%) COBOL
5 5 (3.11%) Java
5 5 (3.11%) Korn
5 5 (3.11%) Perl
5 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.11%) sed
5 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.48%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.07%) Degree
4 9 (5.59%) MCSE
4 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (55.28%) Active Directory
2 67 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (37.27%) Hyper-V
4 33 (20.50%) XenApp
5 21 (13.04%) vSphere
6 10 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.59%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.11%) Samba
8 5 (3.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (12.42%) SCCM
2 19 (11.80%) HP SIM
2 19 (11.80%) OpenView
2 19 (11.80%) WSUS
3 13 (8.07%) NetBackup
4 12 (7.45%) FortiGate
5 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (5.59%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (5.59%) Terraform
6 9 (5.59%) vRealize
7 7 (4.35%) Avamar
7 7 (4.35%) EdgeSight
8 5 (3.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (3.11%) Data Guard
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.48%) Ansible
9 4 (2.48%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.86%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 117 (72.67%) Microsoft
2 99 (61.49%) VMware
3 39 (24.22%) Citrix
4 26 (16.15%) HP
5 25 (15.53%) Cisco
6 19 (11.80%) IBM
7 14 (8.70%) Veritas
8 12 (7.45%) EMC
8 12 (7.45%) Ivanti
8 12 (7.45%) Meraki
8 12 (7.45%) Ubiquiti
8 12 (7.45%) WatchGuard
9 9 (5.59%) Sophos
10 8 (4.97%) Oracle
11 6 (3.73%) Isilon
11 6 (3.73%) NetApp
12 5 (3.11%) Commvault
12 5 (3.11%) Perforce
13 4 (2.48%) Dell
13 4 (2.48%) Veeam