Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 649 594
Rank change year-on-year +10 -55 -100
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 65 455 695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 1.47% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 54 319 617
Median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,450 £24,650
90th Percentile £55,650 £50,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,100 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.40% -6.25% +23.08%

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 11,688 30,901 37,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.28% 22.76% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9,738 24,612 30,131
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 13 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 26 November 2020. 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 +21 64 £35,000 +7.69% 12
UK excluding London +32 50 £32,100 -14.40% 11
South East +162 24 £32,000 -7.91% 5
London +171 15 £45,000 +45.16% 1
North of England +35 12 £32,000 -20.00% 5
South West +105 11 £34,500 +25.45%
Yorkshire +40 10 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Work from Home -13 4 £28,000 - 1
North West +69 2 £35,000 -6.67% 2
East of England +96 1 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands +51 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Wales +47 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands +37 1 £47,500 +53.23% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
3 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 37 (56.92%) Windows Server
4 36 (55.38%) VMware
5 32 (49.23%) DHCP
6 31 (47.69%) DNS
6 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (38.46%) Citrix
10 23 (35.38%) Hyper-V
11 22 (33.85%) SCCM
12 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
12 20 (30.77%) HP
13 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
14 18 (27.69%) SCOM
14 18 (27.69%) Office 365
15 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
16 16 (24.62%) WSUS
17 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (21.54%) ITIL
17 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
18 13 (20.00%) Symantec
19 12 (18.46%) Cisco
19 12 (18.46%) SQL
19 12 (18.46%) Firewall
19 12 (18.46%) Validation

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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Elite 3E
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.15%) IaaS
4 4 (6.15%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.62%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.54%) AWS
6 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) DHCP
2 31 (47.69%) DNS
3 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (18.46%) Firewall
5 9 (13.85%) SAN
6 7 (10.77%) VPN
7 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.69%) LAN
8 5 (7.69%) WAN
9 4 (6.15%) Internet
9 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
9 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (6.15%) Skype
10 3 (4.62%) 3G
10 3 (4.62%) 4G
10 3 (4.62%) MPLS
10 3 (4.62%) VoIP
11 2 (3.08%) NAS
11 2 (3.08%) TETRA
11 2 (3.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 12 (18.46%) Server Engineer
1 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Project Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) AWS Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.62%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
3 4 (6.15%) iPhone
4 3 (4.62%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Windows Server
3 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2016
4 30 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 8 (12.31%) Linux
8 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
8 8 (12.31%) Windows 8
9 7 (10.77%) Unix
10 6 (9.23%) Solaris
10 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (4.62%) Android
13 1 (1.54%) CentOS
13 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Validation
3 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (16.92%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (16.92%) Proactive Management
3 11 (16.92%) Server Management
3 11 (16.92%) Storage Management
4 8 (12.31%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 5 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (7.69%) ITSM
7 5 (7.69%) Migration
7 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 4 (6.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (6.15%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C
3 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) CCNA
4 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) CCNP
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (35.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.23%) XenApp
5 5 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) SCCM
2 18 (27.69%) SCOM
3 16 (24.62%) WSUS
4 12 (18.46%) NetBackup
5 11 (16.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (16.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) DameWare
6 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.54%) Nessus
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (1.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (55.38%) VMware
3 25 (38.46%) Citrix
4 20 (30.77%) HP
5 13 (20.00%) Symantec
6 12 (18.46%) Cisco
7 11 (16.92%) EMC
8 7 (10.77%) Sophos
9 5 (7.69%) Dell
9 5 (7.69%) Sun
10 4 (6.15%) CommVault
10 4 (6.15%) McAfee
11 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.62%) Intapp
11 3 (4.62%) Meraki
11 3 (4.62%) Oracle
12 2 (3.08%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
13 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.54%) Veeam