Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 652 593 376
Rank change year-on-year -59 -217 -116
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 483 735 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.43% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 1.82% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 425 612 1,206
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -2.99%

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 33,078 40,431 41,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.97% 23.52% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26,287 32,744 34,459
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -36 466 £40,000 +14.29% 13
UK excluding London -44 331 £40,000 +23.08% 12
London +5 149 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Midlands +36 99 £40,250 +15.00% 4
West Midlands +34 83 £41,500 +10.67% 3
South East -9 76 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North of England -29 66 £31,500 +5.00% 2
East of England +74 41 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South West -9 35 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -20 33 £32,500 -
North West +17 32 £27,250 -2.68% 2
East Midlands +16 16 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -7 8 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +19 6 £37,250 -3.25%
North East +11 2 £21,500 -33.85%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 483 (100.00%) Windows
2 378 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 297 (61.49%) Windows Server
4 295 (61.08%) Microsoft
5 263 (54.45%) VMware
6 253 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 228 (47.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 213 (44.10%) DNS
9 201 (41.61%) MS Exchange
10 200 (41.41%) DHCP
11 194 (40.17%) Office 365
12 172 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 158 (32.71%) Cisco
14 143 (29.61%) Firewall
15 142 (29.40%) ITIL
16 134 (27.74%) Hyper-V
17 133 (27.54%) Citrix
18 121 (25.05%) Windows 10
19 120 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 120 (24.84%) Windows 7
20 118 (24.43%) SQL Server
21 107 (22.15%) WAN
22 105 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 104 (21.53%) TCP/IP
23 104 (21.53%) SCCM
24 98 (20.29%) HP
24 98 (20.29%) SAN
25 96 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
26 95 (19.67%) LAN
26 95 (19.67%) Linux

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
1 201 (41.61%) MS Exchange
2 84 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 74 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (11.80%) SharePoint
5 50 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (9.52%) IIS
7 38 (7.87%) Skype for Business
8 34 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.41%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.41%) ArchiCAD
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.41%) Revit
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 194 (40.17%) Office 365
2 96 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.21%) SaaS
4 26 (5.38%) IaaS
5 25 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (4.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (4.97%) PaaS
7 5 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) G Suite
11 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 213 (44.10%) DNS
2 200 (41.41%) DHCP
3 143 (29.61%) Firewall
4 107 (22.15%) WAN
5 104 (21.53%) TCP/IP
6 98 (20.29%) SAN
7 95 (19.67%) LAN
8 83 (17.18%) VPN
9 42 (8.70%) VoIP
10 38 (7.87%) Skype
11 35 (7.25%) VLAN
12 29 (6.00%) MPLS
12 29 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
13 28 (5.80%) SSL
13 28 (5.80%) Wireless
14 24 (4.97%) Internet
15 22 (4.55%) NAS
16 21 (4.35%) NetScaler
17 17 (3.52%) SNMP
18 16 (3.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.86%) MySQL
10 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.62%) DB2
13 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.04%) JIRA
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Gatling
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) JMeter
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 62 (12.84%) Finance
2 20 (4.14%) Banking
3 18 (3.73%) Retail
4 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.66%) Back Office
6 7 (1.45%) Law
6 7 (1.45%) Legal
7 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.62%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (23.19%) Analyst
2 99 (20.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 59 (12.22%) IT Engineer
5 47 (9.73%) Support Analyst
6 45 (9.32%) IT Support
7 40 (8.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 36 (7.45%) Consultant
9 36 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support
10 35 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 29 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 26 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 26 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
13 25 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (5.18%) Server Engineer
14 24 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (4.97%) Technical Support
15 23 (4.76%) Field Engineer
15 23 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.90%) LDAP
2 12 (2.48%) .NET
3 10 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.04%) Ajax
5 4 (0.83%) WSH
6 3 (0.62%) EDI
6 3 (0.62%) Middleware
6 3 (0.62%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.41%) CSS
7 2 (0.41%) HTML
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.21%) Spring
8 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.42%) Replication
5 27 (5.59%) Driving Licence
6 22 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 20 (4.14%) Clustering
8 19 (3.93%) Smartphone
9 16 (3.31%) iPad
10 14 (2.90%) iPhone
11 13 (2.69%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.86%) PKI
13 8 (1.66%) CMDB
14 7 (1.45%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 6 (1.24%) EPoS
15 6 (1.24%) HP Storage
16 5 (1.04%) Hedge funds
17 4 (0.83%) Handset
18 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 483 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (61.49%) Windows Server
3 253 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 228 (47.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (25.05%) Windows 10
6 120 (24.84%) Windows 7
7 95 (19.67%) Linux
8 54 (11.18%) Windows XP
9 48 (9.94%) Unix
10 41 (8.49%) Windows 8
11 23 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.52%) Android
13 12 (2.48%) CentOS
14 10 (2.07%) AIX
14 10 (2.07%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.86%) Windows NT
16 8 (1.66%) HPUX
16 8 (1.66%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.66%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (29.40%) ITIL
2 105 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 63 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (11.39%) Patch Management
6 46 (9.52%) Migration
7 40 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
7 40 (8.28%) Service Delivery
8 34 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (6.21%) Web Filtering
10 29 (6.00%) IT Strategy
11 25 (5.18%) Presales
11 25 (5.18%) Problem Management
12 24 (4.97%) Information Security
13 23 (4.76%) PRINCE2
13 23 (4.76%) Project Management
14 22 (4.55%) CRM
15 21 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (4.14%) Change Management
16 20 (4.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.56%) SQL
2 78 (16.15%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.93%) VBScript
4 9 (1.86%) C#
4 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.24%) VB
7 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.83%) Python
9 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.62%) Java
10 2 (0.41%) C
10 2 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (11.39%) MCSE
3 45 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (8.49%) CCNA
5 38 (7.87%) MCITP
6 36 (7.45%) MCSA
7 35 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (5.59%) Degree
9 26 (5.38%) DBS Check
10 22 (4.55%) CCNP
11 18 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (2.69%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (2.28%) Security Cleared
14 10 (2.07%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (1.66%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.45%) MCP
17 6 (1.24%) CISM
17 6 (1.24%) CISSP
17 6 (1.24%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.52%) SLA
2 20 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.69%) GDPR
4 12 (2.48%) COBIT
5 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.24%) PMO
6 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 378 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 172 (35.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (27.74%) Hyper-V
4 63 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (12.01%) XenApp
6 55 (11.39%) vSphere
7 11 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.07%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.45%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.04%) Docker
11 5 (1.04%) Firmware
11 5 (1.04%) Postfix
12 4 (0.83%) KVM
13 3 (0.62%) vCloud
13 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.41%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 104 (21.53%) SCCM
2 40 (8.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (4.97%) SCVMM
4 21 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.35%) SCOM
4 21 (4.35%) WSUS
5 19 (3.93%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (2.90%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (1.24%) Puppet
10 5 (1.04%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.04%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.04%) WMI
11 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 295 (61.08%) Microsoft
2 263 (54.45%) VMware
3 158 (32.71%) Cisco
4 133 (27.54%) Citrix
5 98 (20.29%) HP
6 80 (16.56%) Symantec
7 68 (14.08%) Dell
8 51 (10.56%) IBM
9 47 (9.73%) Veeam
10 44 (9.11%) McAfee
11 32 (6.63%) Oracle
12 29 (6.00%) Forcepoint
13 26 (5.38%) Avaya
14 21 (4.35%) NetApp
15 19 (3.93%) Apple
16 18 (3.73%) CheckPoint
16 18 (3.73%) Ivanti
17 17 (3.52%) EMC
18 16 (3.31%) Mitel
18 16 (3.31%) SolarWinds