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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 241 139
Rank change year-on-year -89 -102  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 774 1479 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.42% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.83% 5.46% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 648 1291 1985
Median salary £36,308 £36,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.52% -1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20196 27084 29116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.70% 26.05% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16986 22803 24391
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -89 714 £36,500 -1.35% 90
London -98 228 £43,000 -4.44% 25
South East -68 138 £31,250 -10.71% 17
Yorkshire +13 99 £28,000 -13.84% 15
South West -48 82 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +9 64 £28,000 -13.84% 10
East of England -11 55 £40,000 +48.14% 5
North West -43 50 £26,500 -14.51% 12
Berkshire +16 45 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Leeds +5 43 £37,375 +11.98% 6
Cambridgeshire +30 35 £40,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -1 33 £30,500 +3.38% 11
Manchester -42 32 £27,000 -28.00% 7
Reading +28 27 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Wales +17 26 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Hampshire -48 26 £38,000 +4.10% 3
Wiltshire -4 25 £32,500 +25.00%
South Wales +20 24 £35,000 +32.07% 2
South Yorkshire +20 22 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Scotland +9 22 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Somerset -15 21 £33,000 -12.00% 1
City of London +16 20 £57,500 +24.32% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 20 £33,000 +6.45% 5
Cardiff +6 18 £33,750 +27.35%
East Midlands -8 17 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Kent +19 16 £30,000 -14.28%
Cambridge +16 16 £45,000 -1.63%
Sheffield +17 15 £41,000 +18.84% 1
Peterborough +14 13 £20,500 -44.96% 3
Surrey -5 13 £37,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1545 (100.00%) Windows
2 1039 (67.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 975 (63.11%) Windows Server
4 972 (62.91%) Active Directory
5 889 (57.54%) VMware
6 843 (54.56%) Microsoft
7 829 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 627 (40.58%) MS Exchange
9 558 (36.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 459 (29.71%) ITIL
11 442 (28.61%) Cisco
12 424 (27.44%) DNS
13 416 (26.93%) MS Excel
14 410 (26.54%) Citrix
15 403 (26.08%) Firewall
16 371 (24.01%) SQL Server
17 351 (22.72%) Exchange Server 2010
18 325 (21.04%) MS Office
19 323 (20.91%) DHCP
20 321 (20.78%) SQL
21 320 (20.71%) SAN
22 317 (20.52%) Hyper-V
23 308 (19.94%) Windows 7
24 297 (19.22%) Office 365
25 294 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 282 (18.25%) TCP/IP
27 271 (17.54%) IIS
28 259 (16.76%) Linux
29 250 (16.18%) HP
30 238 (15.40%) Windows XP

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
1 627 (40.58%) MS Exchange
2 351 (22.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 271 (17.54%) IIS
4 198 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 193 (12.49%) SharePoint
6 171 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 164 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 105 (6.80%) Skype for Business
9 35 (2.27%) Apache
10 33 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (1.62%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.97%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.91%) IBM Domino
15 14 (0.91%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.84%) ColdFusion
16 13 (0.84%) nginx
17 12 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
17 12 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 416 (26.93%) MS Excel
2 325 (21.04%) MS Office
3 36 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.17%) MS Project
6 6 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.26%) Maximo
2 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Bankmaster
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.065%) BPCS
5 1 (0.065%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.065%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 297 (19.22%) Office 365
2 120 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.88%) SaaS
5 16 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.91%) PaaS
7 13 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.58%) IaaS
9 9 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.19%) Akamai
14 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 424 (27.44%) DNS
2 403 (26.08%) Firewall
3 323 (20.91%) DHCP
4 320 (20.71%) SAN
5 282 (18.25%) TCP/IP
6 204 (13.20%) WAN
7 202 (13.07%) LAN
8 191 (12.36%) VPN
9 98 (6.34%) NAS
10 92 (5.95%) Internet
10 92 (5.95%) VLAN
11 83 (5.37%) VoIP
12 69 (4.47%) iSCSI
13 61 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
14 60 (3.88%) Wireless
15 50 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
16 49 (3.17%) Skype
17 45 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (2.65%) MPLS
19 37 (2.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 134 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 126 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 28 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.42%) MySQL
10 21 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.78%) Relational Database
15 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (0.52%) Big Data
19 7 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.91%) TeamCity
3 14 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 13 (0.84%) JIRA
5 6 (0.39%) Toad
6 4 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.26%) Selenium
6 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.19%) Subversion
7 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.13%) Maven
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.065%) AppScan
9 1 (0.065%) Paros
9 1 (0.065%) Trac
9 1 (0.065%) WebScarab
General
1 214 (13.85%) Finance
2 40 (2.59%) Advertising
3 32 (2.07%) German Language
3 32 (2.07%) Manufacturing
3 32 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 28 (1.81%) Law
4 28 (1.81%) Retail
5 24 (1.55%) French Language
6 22 (1.42%) Back Office
7 19 (1.23%) Banking
7 19 (1.23%) Legal
8 18 (1.17%) Marketing
9 15 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
11 7 (0.45%) Military
12 6 (0.39%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 321 (20.78%) Support Engineer
2 244 (15.79%) Analyst
3 214 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 190 (12.30%) IT Support
5 182 (11.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 156 (10.10%) IT Engineer
7 143 (9.26%) Support Analyst
8 140 (9.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 133 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 123 (7.96%) Windows Engineer
11 105 (6.80%) IT Support Engineer
12 97 (6.28%) Administrator
13 90 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 90 (5.83%) Server Engineer
14 88 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 81 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
16 74 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 70 (4.53%) Wintel Engineer
18 67 (4.34%) VMware Engineer
18 67 (4.34%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.27%) .NET
2 38 (2.46%) HTML
3 30 (1.94%) Web Services
4 23 (1.49%) XML
5 18 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 13 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.84%) Regular Expression
7 12 (0.78%) Middleware
8 6 (0.39%) CSS
8 6 (0.39%) EDI
8 6 (0.39%) FFmpeg
9 5 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.26%) CGI
11 3 (0.19%) Classic ASP
11 3 (0.19%) COM+
11 3 (0.19%) MAPI
11 3 (0.19%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 2 (0.13%) COM
12 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 105 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (5.95%) Clustering
4 76 (4.92%) Blackberry
5 67 (4.34%) Management Information System
6 64 (4.14%) Replication
7 46 (2.98%) Driving Licence
8 42 (2.72%) iPhone
9 36 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.42%) PKI
11 21 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.97%) HP Storage
14 15 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
15 14 (0.91%) iPad
16 12 (0.78%) Fat Client
16 12 (0.78%) Thin Client
16 12 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1545 (100.00%) Windows
2 1039 (67.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 975 (63.11%) Windows Server
4 829 (53.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 308 (19.94%) Windows 7
6 259 (16.76%) Linux
7 238 (15.40%) Windows XP
8 136 (8.80%) Unix
9 106 (6.86%) Windows 8
10 103 (6.67%) Windows 10
11 91 (5.89%) Windows 2000
12 59 (3.82%) Solaris
13 58 (3.75%) Windows Vista
14 44 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (2.59%) Mac OS X
16 32 (2.07%) Mac OS
17 30 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
18 21 (1.36%) Windows NT
19 18 (1.17%) Android
19 18 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (29.71%) ITIL
2 157 (10.16%) Service Delivery
3 106 (6.86%) Service Management
4 105 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 99 (6.41%) High Availability
6 91 (5.89%) Migration
7 83 (5.37%) Change Management
8 81 (5.24%) Change Control
9 78 (5.05%) Project Management
10 71 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 62 (4.01%) Risk Management
12 61 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
13 60 (3.88%) Mentoring
14 57 (3.69%) Information Security
14 57 (3.69%) Load Balancing
15 50 (3.24%) Line Management
16 49 (3.17%) Server Building
17 48 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
17 48 (3.11%) Presales
18 45 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 321 (20.78%) SQL
2 210 (13.59%) PowerShell
3 64 (4.14%) Java
4 52 (3.37%) VBScript
5 46 (2.98%) VB
6 43 (2.78%) C
7 34 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 26 (1.68%) C#
8 26 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.68%) Perl
8 26 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 22 (1.42%) C++
10 20 (1.29%) Python
11 19 (1.23%) Ruby
12 8 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.45%) VBA
14 6 (0.39%) PHP
15 4 (0.26%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 294 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 209 (13.53%) MCSE
3 157 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (9.06%) CCNA
5 131 (8.48%) Degree
6 92 (5.95%) MCP
7 87 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 83 (5.37%) Security Cleared
9 76 (4.92%) MCSA
10 72 (4.66%) MCITP
11 58 (3.75%) SC Cleared
12 54 (3.50%) CCNP
13 51 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
15 26 (1.68%) DV Cleared
16 25 (1.62%) A+ Certification
17 17 (1.10%) CISSP
18 16 (1.04%) HND
18 16 (1.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (13.98%) SLA
2 31 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.45%) GPG13
5 4 (0.26%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.26%) SSAE 16
6 3 (0.19%) QA
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 972 (62.91%) Active Directory
2 558 (36.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 317 (20.52%) Hyper-V
4 185 (11.97%) vSphere
5 152 (9.84%) XenApp
6 114 (7.38%) VMware ESX
7 76 (4.92%) XenDesktop
8 70 (4.53%) Terminal Services
9 62 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
11 33 (2.14%) Terminal Server
12 32 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
13 31 (2.01%) XenServer
14 30 (1.94%) vCloud
15 21 (1.36%) ISA Server
16 20 (1.29%) KVM
17 19 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
18 14 (0.91%) NFS
18 14 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
19 13 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 139 (9.00%) SCCM
2 79 (5.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 76 (4.92%) SCOM
4 62 (4.01%) Backup Exec
5 47 (3.04%) WSUS
6 35 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 24 (1.55%) Puppet
8 23 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 23 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 21 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (1.04%) Nessus
10 16 (1.04%) vMotion
11 14 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.91%) Packer
11 14 (0.91%) XenMobile
12 13 (0.84%) WMI
13 11 (0.71%) DameWare
14 10 (0.65%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.65%) HP SIM
14 10 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 889 (57.54%) VMware
2 843 (54.56%) Microsoft
3 442 (28.61%) Cisco
4 410 (26.54%) Citrix
5 250 (16.18%) HP
6 96 (6.21%) Oracle
7 95 (6.15%) CheckPoint
7 95 (6.15%) Juniper
8 88 (5.70%) Dell
9 82 (5.31%) NetApp
10 70 (4.53%) SonicWALL
11 69 (4.47%) Symantec
12 67 (4.34%) Palo Alto
12 67 (4.34%) Veeam
13 63 (4.08%) F5
14 53 (3.43%) Intel Security
15 48 (3.11%) Crossbeam
16 45 (2.91%) Apple
17 44 (2.85%) Blue Coat
17 44 (2.85%) IBM
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays, OnCall Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday