Period
to 26 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 741 685 589
Rank change year-on-year -56 -96 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 73 335 673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 1.23% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 70 264 629
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.65% +19.72%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £49,125 £57,125 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,250 £36,050 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.99% -15.18% +30.77%

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 14,749 27,144 35,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.83% 22.05% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12,051 22,075 28,610
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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
UK excluding London +12 66 £34,250 -4.99% 21
England -29 63 £35,500 +1.43% 24
South East +88 18 £32,200 -10.68% 10
South West +48 16 £35,000 -15.66%
Midlands +6 12 £22,500 -27.42% 4
West Midlands +28 10 £22,500 -30.77%
North of England +9 9 £40,000 +6.67% 6
London +86 7 £55,000 +67.94% 4
Wales +46 6 £33,750 -7.53%
Yorkshire +6 5 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Scotland +23 4 £23,000 -42.50% 1
North West +30 3 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Work from Home -93 3 £28,000 -54.29% 2
East Midlands +1 2 £33,750 +8.87% 4
East of England +73 1 £50,000 +17.65%
North East +8 1 £45,000 -37.77%

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
3 37 (50.68%) Windows 7
3 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (50.68%) VMware
4 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (39.73%) Microsoft 365
5 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (36.99%) DHCP
8 26 (35.62%) DNS
9 25 (34.25%) MS Exchange
10 21 (28.77%) Windows XP
11 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (26.03%) Azure
12 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (24.66%) Firewall
13 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (23.29%) Citrix
15 16 (21.92%) ITIL
15 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 16 (21.92%) Windows 10
16 15 (20.55%) Migration
16 15 (20.55%) SQL
16 15 (20.55%) SLA
16 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
17 14 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (19.18%) Windows 8
18 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V

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 25 (34.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.85%) IIS
8 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (26.03%) Azure
3 9 (12.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.22%) AWS
5 5 (6.85%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) DHCP
2 26 (35.62%) DNS
3 18 (24.66%) Firewall
4 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.44%) SAN
6 11 (15.07%) LAN
6 11 (15.07%) WAN
7 7 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.48%) VLAN
9 3 (4.11%) NAS
9 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.11%) Skype
9 3 (4.11%) VPN
10 2 (2.74%) MPLS
10 2 (2.74%) VoIP
10 2 (2.74%) Wireless
10 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.37%) DMZ
11 1 (1.37%) IPsec
11 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Support Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Project Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Data Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) IT Support
8 6 (8.22%) Software Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Software Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Project Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) PKI
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) iPhone
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
3 37 (50.68%) Windows 7
4 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (28.77%) Windows XP
8 16 (21.92%) Windows 10
9 14 (19.18%) Windows 8
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (9.59%) Windows Vista
12 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.37%) Linux
13 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (21.92%) ITIL
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
4 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Change Management
7 7 (9.59%) Storage Management
8 6 (8.22%) Server Management
8 6 (8.22%) Ticket Management
9 5 (6.85%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.85%) Presales
9 5 (6.85%) Proactive Management
9 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.48%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.48%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.59%) C
4 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) CCNA
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) XenApp
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (4.11%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.37%) vCloud
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) SCOM
3 7 (9.59%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.59%) SCVMM
3 7 (9.59%) WSUS
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.11%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
1 37 (50.68%) VMware
2 17 (23.29%) Citrix
3 13 (17.81%) Cisco
4 11 (15.07%) HP
5 9 (12.33%) Meraki
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
7 5 (6.85%) Veeam
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) CommVault
9 3 (4.11%) Lumension
9 3 (4.11%) McAfee
9 3 (4.11%) Oracle
9 3 (4.11%) Sophos
9 3 (4.11%) Veritas
10 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.74%) IBM
10 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.74%) WatchGuard