Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 649 668 630
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38 -219
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 181 495 698
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.46% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 424 581
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,140 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,200 £61,100 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -

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 16,780 33,810 41,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.23% 22.95% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,622 26,867 33,524
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +8 171 £42,500 +6.25% 11
UK excluding London +61 139 £40,000 - 10
South East +144 74 £45,000 +9.76% 5
London +67 40 £46,250 +18.59% 3
North of England +85 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +81 14 £29,000 -20.55% 1
East of England +65 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Midlands +30 12 £40,000 -1.23% 2
North West +72 11 £35,000 +13.82%
East Midlands +58 8 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South West +87 7 £31,250 -3.10% 1
Wales +21 6 £35,750 -5.92% 1
Work from Home +47 4 £44,375 -26.04% 1
West Midlands +28 4 £41,250 -0.60% 1
Scotland +79 2 £39,750 -20.50% 1

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (79.01%) Active Directory
3 134 (74.03%) Windows Server
4 124 (68.51%) VMware
5 116 (64.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (62.98%) Microsoft
7 106 (58.56%) DNS
8 100 (55.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 98 (54.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 92 (50.83%) DHCP
11 76 (41.99%) Office 365
11 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2016
12 75 (41.44%) Hyper-V
13 61 (33.70%) Citrix
14 59 (32.60%) HP
15 58 (32.04%) Windows 7
16 55 (30.39%) Windows 10
17 53 (29.28%) SCCM
18 51 (28.18%) MS Exchange
19 50 (27.62%) Azure
20 47 (25.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 44 (24.31%) Data Centre
22 41 (22.65%) ITIL
22 41 (22.65%) Disaster Recovery
22 41 (22.65%) Firewall
23 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
24 36 (19.89%) Cisco
25 34 (18.78%) WAN
25 34 (18.78%) Linux
25 34 (18.78%) VMware ESXi

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 51 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (11.60%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.31%) SAS
7 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.21%) IIS
9 3 (1.66%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.55%) Apache
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.66%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.10%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.55%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.55%) Faxination
4 1 (0.55%) Line 50
4 1 (0.55%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.55%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 76 (41.99%) Office 365
2 50 (27.62%) Azure
3 31 (17.13%) AWS
4 12 (6.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.97%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.87%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (3.31%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.55%) G Suite
8 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 106 (58.56%) DNS
2 92 (50.83%) DHCP
3 41 (22.65%) Firewall
4 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
5 34 (18.78%) WAN
6 31 (17.13%) LAN
7 29 (16.02%) SAN
8 18 (9.94%) Wireless
9 17 (9.39%) VPN
10 12 (6.63%) VLAN
11 9 (4.97%) SMTP
12 8 (4.42%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (3.31%) DMZ
13 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (3.31%) FTP
13 6 (3.31%) Internet
13 6 (3.31%) IPsec
13 6 (3.31%) MPLS
13 6 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.42%) Finance
2 3 (1.66%) Law
3 1 (0.55%) Back Office
3 1 (0.55%) Housing Association
3 1 (0.55%) Local Government
3 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.55%) Marketing
3 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (18.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (16.02%) Server Engineer
3 25 (13.81%) Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (11.05%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.39%) Support Analyst
7 15 (8.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.73%) Administrator
9 13 (7.18%) Project Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Service Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
12 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 8 (4.42%) Network Analyst
13 8 (4.42%) Network Support
13 8 (4.42%) Network Support Analyst
13 8 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) LDAP
2 2 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) LAMP
3 1 (0.55%) Velocity
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Replication
4 13 (7.18%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.97%) HP Storage
6 7 (3.87%) Clustering
6 7 (3.87%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.31%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (3.31%) EMC VNX
7 6 (3.31%) IBM XIV
7 6 (3.31%) iPhone
8 5 (2.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (2.21%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.66%) iPad
10 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.10%) Eurex
11 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (74.03%) Windows Server
3 116 (64.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (55.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 58 (32.04%) Windows 7
7 55 (30.39%) Windows 10
8 34 (18.78%) Linux
9 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 30 (16.57%) Windows 8
11 24 (13.26%) Unix
12 12 (6.63%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (6.63%) Solaris
13 9 (4.97%) Windows XP
14 8 (4.42%) CentOS
14 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (3.31%) Android
15 6 (3.31%) Mac OS X
16 5 (2.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (22.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (22.65%) ITIL
3 28 (15.47%) Server Management
4 27 (14.92%) Proactive Management
5 25 (13.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (12.71%) Project Delivery
6 23 (12.71%) Storage Management
6 23 (12.71%) Validation
7 22 (12.15%) Project Management
8 19 (10.50%) Incident Management
8 19 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.18%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (6.08%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.52%) Change Management
12 10 (5.52%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.97%) High Availability
13 9 (4.97%) ITSM
14 8 (4.42%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.47%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.92%) SQL
3 7 (3.87%) Perl
4 5 (2.76%) VBScript
5 4 (2.21%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.10%) R
6 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.71%) DV Cleared
3 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.73%) MCSA
5 8 (4.42%) MCSE
6 7 (3.87%) Degree
6 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.87%) MCP
7 6 (3.31%) CCNA
7 6 (3.31%) CCNP
7 6 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.36%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (2.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 143 (79.01%) Active Directory
2 98 (54.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (41.44%) Hyper-V
4 34 (18.78%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (16.02%) vSphere
6 16 (8.84%) VMware Workstation
6 16 (8.84%) XenApp
7 12 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (3.87%) NFS
9 6 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.10%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.55%) Docker
13 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.55%) KVM
13 1 (0.55%) pfSense
13 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 53 (29.28%) SCCM
2 26 (14.36%) SCVMM
3 25 (13.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 25 (13.81%) WSUS
4 23 (12.71%) NetBackup
4 23 (12.71%) SCOM
5 11 (6.08%) vCenter Server
6 6 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.76%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.21%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.10%) Ansible
10 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.10%) NetCrunch
10 2 (1.10%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 124 (68.51%) VMware
2 114 (62.98%) Microsoft
3 61 (33.70%) Citrix
4 59 (32.60%) HP
5 36 (19.89%) Cisco
6 33 (18.23%) EMC
7 31 (17.13%) Symantec
8 22 (12.15%) Oracle
9 15 (8.29%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.08%) IBM
11 9 (4.97%) Apple
11 9 (4.97%) Veeam
12 8 (4.42%) McAfee
12 8 (4.42%) NetApp
13 7 (3.87%) Ivanti
14 6 (3.31%) Fujitsu
14 6 (3.31%) Remedy
15 5 (2.76%) Sun
16 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds
16 4 (2.21%) SonicWALL