Period
to 26 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 634 448 286
Rank change year-on-year -186 -162 -99
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 607 1,170 2,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.66% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 2.64% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 499 953 1,930
UK median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +3.55% +0.71%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +9.23% -1.52% +1.54%

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 38,428 44,262 48,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 24.91% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31,018 35,704 41,298
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,070 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,257 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.64% - +2.56%

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 26 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 -191 572 £40,000 +9.59% 99
UK excluding London -154 401 £35,500 +9.23% 75
London -112 202 £45,000 - 29
Midlands +27 136 £35,000 +16.67% 19
West Midlands +43 111 £35,000 +16.67% 10
North of England -104 77 £38,500 +27.27% 16
South East -142 66 £33,450 -10.80% 16
East of England +4 51 £37,500 -6.25% 10
South West -23 42 £30,000 -9.09% 9
North West -59 38 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Yorkshire -44 30 £32,500 +14.04% 6
East Midlands -12 25 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Wales +3 13 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Scotland -9 11 £38,250 +17.69% 3
North East -6 9 £72,312 +201.30% 1
Northern Ireland +6 5 £26,500 -18.46%

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 607 (100.00%) Windows
2 411 (67.71%) Active Directory
3 405 (66.72%) Windows Server
4 395 (65.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 370 (60.96%) Microsoft
6 333 (54.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 319 (52.55%) VMware
8 234 (38.55%) MS Exchange
9 192 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 191 (31.47%) ITIL
11 187 (30.81%) Office 365
12 173 (28.50%) Firewall
13 170 (28.01%) DNS
14 163 (26.85%) DHCP
15 160 (26.36%) Cisco
16 143 (23.56%) Citrix
17 142 (23.39%) Windows 7
18 138 (22.73%) Hyper-V
19 137 (22.57%) TCP/IP
20 136 (22.41%) Windows 10
21 131 (21.58%) Linux
22 126 (20.76%) WAN
22 126 (20.76%) SAN
23 125 (20.59%) LAN
24 124 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
25 122 (20.10%) SQL
26 117 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
26 117 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 115 (18.95%) SQL Server
28 112 (18.45%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 234 (38.55%) MS Exchange
2 117 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (12.69%) SharePoint
4 76 (12.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 69 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (6.10%) IIS
8 27 (4.45%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.15%) Apache
12 6 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.82%) Confluence
13 5 (0.82%) JBoss
14 3 (0.49%) CMS
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 124 (20.43%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (1.65%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.82%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 187 (30.81%) Office 365
2 112 (18.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.44%) Mimecast
5 25 (4.12%) IaaS
6 23 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (3.62%) PaaS
8 20 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (2.64%) SaaS
10 10 (1.65%) GitHub
11 9 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.33%) Yammer
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 173 (28.50%) Firewall
2 170 (28.01%) DNS
3 163 (26.85%) DHCP
4 137 (22.57%) TCP/IP
5 126 (20.76%) SAN
5 126 (20.76%) WAN
6 125 (20.59%) LAN
7 59 (9.72%) VoIP
7 59 (9.72%) VPN
8 46 (7.58%) VLAN
9 40 (6.59%) IPsec
10 35 (5.77%) Wireless
11 27 (4.45%) SSL
12 25 (4.12%) iSCSI
12 25 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
13 23 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (3.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (3.46%) Ethernet
16 19 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.15%) MySQL
6 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.49%) DB2
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.48%) JIRA
3 5 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.16%) MSI
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.16%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 106 (17.46%) Finance
2 40 (6.59%) Retail
3 28 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.79%) Banking
5 20 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.31%) Back Office
6 14 (2.31%) Legal
7 9 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.32%) Law
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) French Language
10 4 (0.66%) German Language
10 4 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.49%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Marketing
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (19.93%) Analyst
2 100 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (14.17%) Support Engineer
4 67 (11.04%) IT Support
5 54 (8.90%) Support Analyst
6 49 (8.07%) IT Engineer
7 44 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 41 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 35 (5.77%) Server Engineer
9 35 (5.77%) Service Analyst
10 34 (5.60%) Infrastructure Support
10 34 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 32 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (5.27%) Team Leader
12 31 (5.11%) Consultant
13 27 (4.45%) Desktop Support
14 25 (4.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 25 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
15 24 (3.95%) Administrator
15 24 (3.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.32%) ADSI
1 8 (1.32%) LDAP
2 6 (0.99%) .NET
3 5 (0.82%) J2EE
3 5 (0.82%) WSH
3 5 (0.82%) XML
4 4 (0.66%) WinForms
5 3 (0.49%) EDI
5 3 (0.49%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) CSS
7 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) HTML5
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.70%) Data Centre
2 54 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 34 (5.60%) Clustering
5 30 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (4.12%) Replication
7 20 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.97%) Driving Licence
9 17 (2.80%) HP StoreVirtual
10 13 (2.14%) Fat Client
10 13 (2.14%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.98%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 8 (1.32%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.15%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.15%) iPhone
15 6 (0.99%) CMDB
15 6 (0.99%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.82%) EPoS
16 5 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 607 (100.00%) Windows
2 405 (66.72%) Windows Server
3 395 (65.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 333 (54.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (23.39%) Windows 7
6 136 (22.41%) Windows 10
7 131 (21.58%) Linux
8 65 (10.71%) Windows 8
9 62 (10.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (9.88%) Windows XP
11 44 (7.25%) Unix
12 36 (5.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 22 (3.62%) CentOS
14 19 (3.13%) Solaris
15 17 (2.80%) Mac OS X
16 16 (2.64%) AIX
17 14 (2.31%) Ubuntu
18 12 (1.98%) Android
18 12 (1.98%) Windows Vista
19 9 (1.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (31.47%) ITIL
2 117 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 89 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 51 (8.40%) Project Management
6 49 (8.07%) Kalman Filter
6 49 (8.07%) Patch Management
7 48 (7.91%) Mentoring
8 42 (6.92%) Service Management
9 39 (6.43%) Migration
10 38 (6.26%) Configuration Management
11 36 (5.93%) Coaching
12 33 (5.44%) DevOps
12 33 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (5.11%) Server Virtualisation
14 29 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (4.61%) Network Management
16 27 (4.45%) Change Management
16 27 (4.45%) Service Delivery
17 26 (4.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.10%) SQL
2 94 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.78%) Python
4 24 (3.95%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.31%) C
6 13 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.81%) Java
8 9 (1.48%) Ruby
8 9 (1.48%) VB
9 8 (1.32%) Perl
10 7 (1.15%) C++
11 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.82%) C#
13 4 (0.66%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (10.87%) MCSE
3 43 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (7.08%) Degree
4 32 (5.27%) CCNA
5 31 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (4.45%) MCSA
7 26 (4.28%) Security Cleared
8 22 (3.62%) MCITP
9 21 (3.46%) CCNP
9 21 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (3.46%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.31%) HNC
11 13 (2.14%) CCA
11 13 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (2.14%) RHCE
12 10 (1.65%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.48%) CISM
13 9 (1.48%) CISSP
13 9 (1.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.03%) SLA
2 21 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.64%) COBIT
4 8 (1.32%) PMO
5 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.99%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.49%) GDPR
7 2 (0.33%) HL7
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 411 (67.71%) Active Directory
2 192 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 75 (12.36%) XenApp
5 70 (11.53%) vSphere
6 54 (8.90%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (6.43%) XenDesktop
8 27 (4.45%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.80%) Forefront TMG
10 14 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.31%) XenServer
11 12 (1.98%) Docker
12 10 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.65%) VMware NSX
13 7 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.99%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.99%) vCloud
15 5 (0.82%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 89 (14.66%) SCCM
2 24 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 24 (3.95%) SCOM
3 21 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (2.97%) WSUS
5 17 (2.80%) Ansible
5 17 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.47%) Puppet
7 13 (2.14%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.32%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.15%) Data Guard
12 7 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (1.15%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.99%) EdgeSight
13 6 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 370 (60.96%) Microsoft
2 319 (52.55%) VMware
3 160 (26.36%) Cisco
4 143 (23.56%) Citrix
5 106 (17.46%) HP
6 62 (10.21%) Red Hat
7 61 (10.05%) Dell
8 55 (9.06%) NetApp
9 44 (7.25%) Symantec
10 39 (6.43%) CheckPoint
11 34 (5.60%) Avaya
12 32 (5.27%) EMC
12 32 (5.27%) IBM
13 31 (5.11%) Veeam
14 30 (4.94%) Ivanti
14 30 (4.94%) Oracle
14 30 (4.94%) SolarWinds
15 27 (4.45%) Juniper
16 26 (4.28%) SonicWALL
17 22 (3.62%) McAfee