Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 936 702 687
Rank change year-on-year -234 -15 -97
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 135 63 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.100% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.49% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 118 58 277
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,000 £30,700 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% +5.88% -19.05%
75th Percentile £51,188 £47,000 £42,250
90th Percentile £58,465 £53,850 £54,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,050
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.91% -12.07%

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 23,630 12,972 28,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.45% 20.50% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,827 10,707 22,889
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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% -2.38%

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 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 16 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 23 January 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 -222 105 £40,000 +11.11% 45
UK excluding London -157 101 £37,500 +7.14% 41
North of England -73 52 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Work from Home -177 42 £45,000 +60.71% 8
Yorkshire -55 26 £43,500 +24.29% 2
South East -115 22 £30,000 -16.78% 15
North West - 16 £28,500 - 1
London -199 14 £51,750 -5.91% 9
Midlands -88 11 £34,500 +53.33% 10
North East - 10 £40,000 - 2
Scotland - 8 £34,000 - 3
West Midlands -77 6 £32,500 +44.44% 9
East Midlands - 5 £38,250 - 1
East of England -85 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Wales -49 2 £30,500 -12.86% 2
South West -65 2 £22,750 -33.09% 6

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 97 (71.85%) Microsoft
4 84 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 75 (55.56%) DNS
5 75 (55.56%) VMware
6 74 (54.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (51.11%) DHCP
8 66 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (48.15%) Microsoft 365
10 63 (46.67%) Firewall
11 60 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (40.00%) Social Skills
12 54 (40.00%) LAN
12 54 (40.00%) Azure
13 52 (38.52%) WAN
13 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2016
14 51 (37.78%) Hyper-V
15 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
16 43 (31.85%) Cisco
17 42 (31.11%) ITIL
18 41 (30.37%) TCP/IP
19 39 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (25.93%) MS Exchange
21 33 (24.44%) PowerShell
22 32 (23.70%) Data Centre
23 31 (22.96%) Problem-Solving
23 31 (22.96%) WSUS
24 30 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
24 30 (22.22%) SharePoint

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 35 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 26 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.67%) IIS
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.48%) JBoss
8 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 65 (48.15%) Microsoft 365
2 54 (40.00%) Azure
3 22 (16.30%) AWS
4 10 (7.41%) SaaS
5 7 (5.19%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.96%) IaaS
6 4 (2.96%) PaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.48%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (1.48%) Serverless
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (55.56%) DNS
2 69 (51.11%) DHCP
3 63 (46.67%) Firewall
4 54 (40.00%) LAN
5 52 (38.52%) WAN
6 41 (30.37%) TCP/IP
7 39 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (14.07%) SAN
9 17 (12.59%) Structured Cabling
9 17 (12.59%) VPN
10 13 (9.63%) VLAN
11 11 (8.15%) Wireless
12 9 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (6.67%) NetScaler
13 7 (5.19%) MPLS
13 7 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (3.70%) VoIP
15 4 (2.96%) HTTP
15 4 (2.96%) ISDN
15 4 (2.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.48%) ERwin
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.48%) PROIV
2 2 (1.48%) Subversion
2 2 (1.48%) Toad
2 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 21 (15.56%) Finance
3 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (3.70%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Law
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) IT Support
5 16 (11.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (11.11%) Architect
7 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (8.15%) Administrator
9 10 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) PHP Architect
10 9 (6.67%) Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
10 9 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.93%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (5.19%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) XML
2 5 (3.70%) XSLT
3 3 (2.22%) CSS
3 3 (2.22%) jQuery
4 2 (1.48%) HTML
4 2 (1.48%) JDBC
4 2 (1.48%) LDAP
4 2 (1.48%) Middleware
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.70%) Data Centre
2 22 (16.30%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (5.93%) Clustering
6 7 (5.19%) Replication
7 6 (4.44%) CMDB
8 5 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.70%) User Experience
9 4 (2.96%) SCADA
10 2 (1.48%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (1.48%) IVR
11 1 (0.74%) EPoS
11 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.74%) IBM Storwize
11 1 (0.74%) NHS
11 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 74 (54.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 45 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 29 (21.48%) Linux
8 21 (15.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 19 (14.07%) Windows 10
10 16 (11.85%) Windows 7
10 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
11 11 (8.15%) Android
12 10 (7.41%) Debian
13 8 (5.93%) Windows 8
14 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (5.19%) Windows Vista
15 6 (4.44%) SUSE
16 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
16 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
17 3 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) ITIL
2 31 (22.96%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (17.78%) Data Protection
6 21 (15.56%) High Availability
6 21 (15.56%) Migration
6 21 (15.56%) Security Patching
7 18 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 15 (11.11%) Server Management
9 14 (10.37%) Change Management
10 13 (9.63%) Load Balancing
10 13 (9.63%) Project Delivery
11 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
11 12 (8.89%) DevOps
11 12 (8.89%) Incident Management
11 12 (8.89%) Project Management
12 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.59%) SQL
3 10 (7.41%) C#
3 10 (7.41%) PHP
3 10 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 10 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.96%) VB
4 4 (2.96%) VBScript
5 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.48%) AWK
6 2 (1.48%) COBOL
6 2 (1.48%) Java
6 2 (1.48%) Korn
6 2 (1.48%) Perl
6 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.48%) sed
6 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.59%) MCSE
3 14 (10.37%) Degree
4 13 (9.63%) CCNA
4 13 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.44%) CCNP
8 5 (3.70%) MCSA
8 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) MCITP
10 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.48%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.48%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 66 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (37.78%) Hyper-V
4 25 (18.52%) XenApp
5 24 (17.78%) vSphere
6 12 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (7.41%) Docker
7 10 (7.41%) KVM
8 9 (6.67%) XenDesktop
9 7 (5.19%) BitLocker
9 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.48%) Samba
11 2 (1.48%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (22.96%) WSUS
2 16 (11.85%) NetBackup
3 15 (11.11%) SCCM
4 10 (7.41%) Rancher
5 9 (6.67%) vCenter Server
6 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (5.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 7 (5.19%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (5.19%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (4.44%) FortiGate
8 6 (4.44%) Nessus
9 5 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (2.96%) EdgeSight
10 4 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.96%) HP SIM
10 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.96%) OpenView
10 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (2.96%) vMotion
11 3 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (71.85%) Microsoft
2 75 (55.56%) VMware
3 43 (31.85%) Cisco
4 27 (20.00%) Citrix
5 24 (17.78%) HP
6 18 (13.33%) Meraki
7 17 (12.59%) Ubiquiti
7 17 (12.59%) Veritas
8 16 (11.85%) Dell
9 13 (9.63%) Veeam
10 11 (8.15%) Apple
10 11 (8.15%) Ivanti
11 7 (5.19%) SOTI
12 6 (4.44%) IBM
12 6 (4.44%) Oracle
13 5 (3.70%) Avaya
13 5 (3.70%) Juniper
13 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.70%) WatchGuard
14 4 (2.96%) Mitel