Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 507 330
Rank change year-on-year -56 -177 -90
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 675 939 1,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.54% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 2.24% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 579 777 1,471
UK median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +26.15% -4.41% +1.49%

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 34,736 41,975 43,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.22% 24.24% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27,841 34,281 36,517
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 15 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 20 January 2019. 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 -44 641 £42,000 +16.67% 60
UK excluding London -4 491 £41,000 +26.15% 50
London -50 182 £42,500 - 17
Midlands +56 170 £38,500 +23.20% 11
West Midlands +60 116 £40,000 +19.40% 5
South East -60 103 £47,500 +21.79% 8
North of England -6 83 £42,000 +40.00% 13
South West +2 59 £37,500 +13.64% 9
East Midlands +34 54 £37,000 +23.33% 6
East of England +40 49 £42,500 +11.84% 2
North West +15 39 £49,482 +76.72% 8
Yorkshire -7 29 £40,000 +23.08% 5
North East +19 16 £72,312 +122.50%
Wales +11 15 £36,500 -2.67% 1
Scotland -7 13 £38,500 +2.67% 6

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 675 (100.00%) Windows
2 454 (67.26%) Active Directory
3 424 (62.81%) VMware
4 406 (60.15%) Microsoft
5 365 (54.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 351 (52.00%) Windows Server
7 324 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 248 (36.74%) DNS
9 238 (35.26%) DHCP
10 232 (34.37%) MS Exchange
11 221 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 210 (31.11%) Office 365
13 206 (30.52%) ITIL
14 198 (29.33%) Hyper-V
15 193 (28.59%) Cisco
16 177 (26.22%) Linux
17 172 (25.48%) Citrix
18 165 (24.44%) Windows 7
19 156 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
20 155 (22.96%) Windows 10
20 155 (22.96%) SCCM
21 137 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
22 129 (19.11%) Firewall
23 127 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 121 (17.93%) HP
25 116 (17.19%) PowerShell
26 114 (16.89%) SAN
27 113 (16.74%) TCP/IP
28 111 (16.44%) WAN
28 111 (16.44%) Symantec

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
1 232 (34.37%) MS Exchange
2 89 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 85 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 80 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 50 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 48 (7.11%) Skype for Business
8 42 (6.22%) IIS
9 33 (4.89%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.89%) Apache
11 6 (0.89%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.89%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.74%) Confluence
12 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (0.74%) JBoss
12 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.59%) CMS
14 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 94 (13.93%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (0.44%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 2 (0.30%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Lawson
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 210 (31.11%) Office 365
2 156 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (5.33%) IaaS
6 34 (5.04%) PaaS
6 34 (5.04%) SaaS
7 18 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (2.37%) GitHub
9 9 (1.33%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.44%) G Suite
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 248 (36.74%) DNS
2 238 (35.26%) DHCP
3 129 (19.11%) Firewall
4 114 (16.89%) SAN
5 113 (16.74%) TCP/IP
6 111 (16.44%) WAN
7 104 (15.41%) LAN
8 75 (11.11%) VLAN
9 63 (9.33%) VPN
10 46 (6.81%) Skype
11 38 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
12 36 (5.33%) MPLS
12 36 (5.33%) VoIP
12 36 (5.33%) Wireless
13 32 (4.74%) iSCSI
13 32 (4.74%) NAS
14 28 (4.15%) SSL
15 25 (3.70%) Internet
15 25 (3.70%) NetScaler
16 22 (3.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.59%) DB2
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.44%) MySQL
6 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.30%) Power BI
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.33%) JIRA
3 5 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (10.96%) Finance
2 43 (6.37%) Retail
3 34 (5.04%) Banking
4 23 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.37%) Legal
6 14 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.78%) Back Office
8 8 (1.19%) Billing
9 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Advertising
10 4 (0.59%) Arabic Language
10 4 (0.59%) French Language
10 4 (0.59%) German Language
10 4 (0.59%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.59%) Polish Language
10 4 (0.59%) Russian Language
10 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.59%) Swedish Language
11 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (20.59%) Analyst
2 126 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 90 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 80 (11.85%) IT Engineer
5 59 (8.74%) Server Engineer
5 59 (8.74%) Support Analyst
6 56 (8.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 54 (8.00%) Consultant
7 54 (8.00%) IT Support
8 50 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 50 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
9 44 (6.52%) Server Support
10 42 (6.22%) Senior IT Engineer
11 41 (6.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 39 (5.78%) Windows Engineer
13 38 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
14 36 (5.33%) Service Analyst
14 36 (5.33%) Technical Support
15 35 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
16 34 (5.04%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.52%) LDAP
2 12 (1.78%) .NET
3 9 (1.33%) J2EE
4 5 (0.74%) XML
5 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.59%) EDI
5 4 (0.59%) WSH
5 4 (0.59%) XMPP
6 3 (0.44%) ADSI
6 3 (0.44%) Web Services
6 3 (0.44%) WinForms
7 2 (0.30%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.30%) Middleware
7 2 (0.30%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.15%) HTML
8 1 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.15%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.70%) Data Centre
2 80 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (9.63%) Clustering
4 50 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.30%) Replication
6 25 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 21 (3.11%) PKI
8 14 (2.07%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.07%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.63%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.48%) iPhone
11 7 (1.04%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 6 (0.89%) CMDB
13 5 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 4 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 675 (100.00%) Windows
2 365 (54.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 351 (52.00%) Windows Server
4 324 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (26.22%) Linux
6 165 (24.44%) Windows 7
7 155 (22.96%) Windows 10
8 83 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (10.81%) Unix
10 53 (7.85%) Windows XP
11 33 (4.89%) Windows 8
12 21 (3.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (2.52%) Windows 2000
14 16 (2.37%) CentOS
15 15 (2.22%) Windows NT
16 13 (1.93%) Android
17 11 (1.63%) Apple iOS
18 10 (1.48%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.48%) Solaris
18 10 (1.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (30.52%) ITIL
2 127 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 101 (14.96%) Patch Management
4 97 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (9.19%) Mentoring
6 61 (9.04%) Migration
7 60 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 58 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
8 58 (8.59%) Service Delivery
9 55 (8.15%) Change Management
10 52 (7.70%) Service Management
11 50 (7.41%) DevOps
12 47 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (6.96%) Technical Leadership
13 46 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (6.52%) Web Filtering
15 42 (6.22%) High Availability
16 40 (5.93%) Coaching
16 40 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (5.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.19%) PowerShell
2 97 (14.37%) SQL
3 39 (5.78%) VBScript
4 32 (4.74%) Python
5 20 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 18 (2.67%) C
7 17 (2.52%) Java
7 17 (2.52%) VB
8 12 (1.78%) C#
8 12 (1.78%) C++
9 9 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.04%) Ruby
11 5 (0.74%) Perl
12 4 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.15%) R
13 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 137 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (14.81%) MCSE
3 61 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (7.85%) Degree
5 51 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (6.67%) CCNA
6 45 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 44 (6.52%) MCITP
8 37 (5.48%) Security Cleared
9 36 (5.33%) MCSA
10 33 (4.89%) SC Cleared
11 19 (2.81%) CCNP
11 19 (2.81%) RHCE
12 15 (2.22%) MCP
13 13 (1.93%) AWS Certification
13 13 (1.93%) CCA
13 13 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.63%) HNC
14 11 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.11%) SLA
2 35 (5.19%) GDPR
3 10 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.89%) COBIT
5 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.44%) QA
7 2 (0.30%) HL7
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 454 (67.26%) Active Directory
2 221 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (29.33%) Hyper-V
4 78 (11.56%) XenApp
5 59 (8.74%) vSphere
6 55 (8.15%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (3.41%) Docker
7 23 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (2.52%) DFS Replication
8 17 (2.52%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.93%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 10 (1.48%) NFS
11 10 (1.48%) XenServer
12 9 (1.33%) vCloud
13 8 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.19%) VMware NSX
14 7 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 155 (22.96%) SCCM
2 50 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 38 (5.63%) SCVMM
4 35 (5.19%) SCOM
5 27 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
6 25 (3.70%) Ansible
6 25 (3.70%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.63%) vRealize
10 11 (1.63%) WSUS
11 10 (1.48%) SCOrch
11 10 (1.48%) ZABBIX
12 8 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (1.19%) Puppet
12 8 (1.19%) vCenter Server
12 8 (1.19%) vMotion
13 7 (1.04%) WMI
14 6 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 424 (62.81%) VMware
2 406 (60.15%) Microsoft
3 193 (28.59%) Cisco
4 172 (25.48%) Citrix
5 121 (17.93%) HP
6 111 (16.44%) Symantec
7 88 (13.04%) Dell
8 70 (10.37%) Red Hat
9 68 (10.07%) IBM
10 56 (8.30%) Ivanti
11 53 (7.85%) McAfee
11 53 (7.85%) SolarWinds
12 51 (7.56%) Veeam
13 41 (6.07%) Forcepoint
14 39 (5.78%) NetApp
15 37 (5.48%) EMC
16 33 (4.89%) Oracle
17 26 (3.85%) CheckPoint
18 25 (3.70%) Avaya
19 19 (2.81%) Google