Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 915 625 666
Rank change year-on-year -290 +41 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 129 67 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.65% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 94 66 369
10th Percentile £28,225 £26,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £33,156 £31,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £36,050 £33,634
Median % change year-on-year +20.67% +7.18% -15.92%
75th Percentile £50,250 £48,750 £43,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £50,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £36,050 £36,050
% change year-on-year +17.89% - -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 21,834 10,283 31,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 21.46% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15,479 8,615 25,362
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,375 £64,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +0.06%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -268 111 £43,500 +20.67% 44
UK excluding London -198 99 £42,500 +17.89% 42
North of England -104 51 £47,500 +63.79% 10
Yorkshire -83 33 £47,500 +68.14%
Work from Home -247 30 £47,500 +69.64% 5
London -246 20 £56,250 +25.00% 3
East of England -96 13 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East -191 13 £39,500 +9.57% 11
North East - 12 £38,375 - 1
Midlands -118 8 £37,500 -21.05% 12
North West -98 6 £35,500 +1.43% 9
South West -96 5 £28,500 +5.56% 5
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 5
Scotland - 5 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -99 3 £39,000 -17.89% 7
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales -51 1 £32,500 -13.33%

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 97 (75.19%) Windows Server
3 83 (64.34%) Active Directory
4 77 (59.69%) Firewall
5 76 (58.91%) Microsoft
6 72 (55.81%) DNS
7 61 (47.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (46.51%) DHCP
9 58 (44.96%) Windows Server 2019
10 56 (43.41%) Microsoft 365
11 55 (42.64%) VMware
12 54 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (39.53%) Windows Server 2016
14 50 (38.76%) LAN
15 48 (37.21%) WAN
15 48 (37.21%) Azure
15 48 (37.21%) Social Skills
16 45 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (34.11%) Linux
18 43 (33.33%) Windows 10
19 39 (30.23%) ITIL
20 38 (29.46%) Wi-Fi
21 36 (27.91%) VPN
21 36 (27.91%) PowerShell
22 35 (27.13%) Cisco
23 34 (26.36%) MS Exchange
24 33 (25.58%) Hyper-V
25 29 (22.48%) Disaster Recovery
26 28 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
27 27 (20.93%) SQL Server

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 34 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.20%) IIS
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.65%) nginx
7 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.10%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.33%) Confluence
8 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.55%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Sage 300 ERP
2 2 (1.55%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (43.41%) Microsoft 365
2 48 (37.21%) Azure
3 27 (20.93%) AWS
4 7 (5.43%) IaaS
4 7 (5.43%) OneDrive
5 6 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.65%) SaaS
6 4 (3.10%) PaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.55%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (1.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 77 (59.69%) Firewall
2 72 (55.81%) DNS
3 60 (46.51%) DHCP
4 50 (38.76%) LAN
5 48 (37.21%) WAN
6 38 (29.46%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (27.91%) VPN
8 20 (15.50%) TCP/IP
9 15 (11.63%) SAN
9 15 (11.63%) VLAN
10 14 (10.85%) VoIP
11 11 (8.53%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (5.43%) MPLS
14 6 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (4.65%) Wireless
15 5 (3.88%) NAS
15 5 (3.88%) WLAN
16 4 (3.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (37.21%) Social Skills
2 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.30%) Finance
4 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.20%) Marketing
5 7 (5.43%) Retail
6 6 (4.65%) Legal
7 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.55%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Architect
2 23 (17.83%) Analyst
3 19 (14.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) PHP Architect
6 15 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 15 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Consultant
7 11 (8.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (7.75%) Administrator
8 10 (7.75%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (6.20%) IT Support
9 8 (6.20%) Network Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Server Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) IT Manager
10 7 (5.43%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) CSS
3 3 (2.33%) jQuery
3 3 (2.33%) XML
3 3 (2.33%) XSLT
4 2 (1.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Management Information System
2 25 (19.38%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (8.53%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (6.20%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.65%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.88%) User Experience
8 4 (3.10%) Clustering
8 4 (3.10%) EMC VNX
8 4 (3.10%) EPoS
8 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.10%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.10%) HP Storage
8 4 (3.10%) PKI
8 4 (3.10%) Replication
8 4 (3.10%) Symmetrix
9 3 (2.33%) CCTV
9 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (75.19%) Windows Server
3 61 (47.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (44.96%) Windows Server 2019
5 54 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (39.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 44 (34.11%) Linux
8 43 (33.33%) Windows 10
9 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
10 18 (13.95%) Debian
11 14 (10.85%) Windows 8
12 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
13 11 (8.53%) Android
14 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (5.43%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (3.88%) Mac OS X
17 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
17 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
18 2 (1.55%) SUSE
18 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) ITIL
2 29 (22.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (19.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (17.05%) Business Continuity
6 21 (16.28%) ERP
6 21 (16.28%) Project Management
7 20 (15.50%) DevOps
7 20 (15.50%) E-Commerce
8 19 (14.73%) Data Protection
9 18 (13.95%) Change Management
9 18 (13.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 15 (11.63%) High Availability
11 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
12 12 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (9.30%) Server Management
13 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
13 11 (8.53%) Security Patching
14 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 24 (18.60%) SQL
3 18 (13.95%) PHP
3 18 (13.95%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.88%) C#
4 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.50%) MCSE
3 10 (7.75%) CCNA
3 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.75%) Degree
4 6 (4.65%) MCITP
4 6 (4.65%) MCSA
4 6 (4.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.10%) CCNP
6 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.55%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.55%) CCDA
7 2 (1.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.55%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) GDPR
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (64.34%) Active Directory
2 45 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.95%) Docker
4 18 (13.95%) KVM
5 16 (12.40%) vSphere
6 15 (11.63%) XenApp
7 12 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.65%) BitLocker
8 6 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) WSUS
2 18 (13.95%) Rancher
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (6.98%) SCCM
5 8 (6.20%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (5.43%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.43%) vCenter Server
7 6 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (4.65%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.65%) Nagios
8 4 (3.10%) EnCase
8 4 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.10%) FTK
8 4 (3.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (3.10%) vMotion
9 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.33%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (58.91%) Microsoft
2 55 (42.64%) VMware
3 35 (27.13%) Cisco
4 21 (16.28%) HP
5 15 (11.63%) Citrix
6 14 (10.85%) Dell
6 14 (10.85%) Veritas
7 9 (6.98%) Apple
7 9 (6.98%) Veeam
8 7 (5.43%) Avaya
8 7 (5.43%) Ivanti
8 7 (5.43%) Meraki
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle
10 5 (3.88%) EMC
10 5 (3.88%) IBM
11 4 (3.10%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.10%) Mitel
11 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.10%) Symantec