Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 620 417 265
Rank change year-on-year -203 -152 -103
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 667 1,343 2,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.76% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 3.08% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 544 1,119 2,279
UK median annual salary £35,500 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.74% +1.39% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 40,485 43,570 51,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.57% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32,591 35,889 44,137
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +3.90%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -205 609 £37,000 -1.33% 75
UK excluding London -199 453 £32,500 - 59
London -134 200 £44,250 -1.67% 20
North of England -138 111 £32,500 +13.04% 20
Midlands -10 102 £36,500 +21.67% 15
South East -143 89 £25,000 -33.33% 10
West Midlands +15 80 £40,000 +33.33% 10
East of England -29 56 £37,500 -3.23% 5
Yorkshire -75 55 £35,000 +25.00% 6
North West -55 52 £29,000 -10.77% 10
South West -64 50 £29,250 -10.00% 5
Scotland -21 24 £34,000 +21.43% 4
East Midlands +3 22 £35,000 -5.41% 5
Wales -12 15 £30,000 -14.29%
Northern Ireland -1 6 £26,500 -26.90%
North East -33 4 £27,500 -5.98% 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 667 (100.00%) Windows
2 479 (71.81%) Active Directory
3 460 (68.97%) Windows Server
4 446 (66.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 386 (57.87%) Microsoft
6 358 (53.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 340 (50.97%) VMware
8 248 (37.18%) MS Exchange
9 219 (32.83%) ITIL
10 212 (31.78%) Firewall
11 209 (31.33%) Office 365
12 193 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 190 (28.49%) Citrix
14 185 (27.74%) DNS
15 179 (26.84%) Windows 7
16 173 (25.94%) SAN
17 172 (25.79%) DHCP
18 168 (25.19%) SQL Server
19 164 (24.59%) Cisco
20 153 (22.94%) TCP/IP
20 153 (22.94%) LAN
21 152 (22.79%) Windows 10
22 147 (22.04%) WAN
23 144 (21.59%) SQL
24 140 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
25 136 (20.39%) Microsoft Office
26 135 (20.24%) Hyper-V
27 131 (19.64%) Finance
28 109 (16.34%) SCCM
29 99 (14.84%) Problem-Solving

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
1 248 (37.18%) MS Exchange
2 140 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 64 (9.60%) SharePoint
5 63 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 56 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (6.75%) IIS
8 35 (5.25%) Skype for Business
9 17 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.75%) CMS
12 4 (0.60%) Confluence
12 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.45%) Apache
13 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 136 (20.39%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Infor SunSystems
1 7 (1.05%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.75%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.60%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 209 (31.33%) Office 365
2 94 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.05%) Mimecast
5 16 (2.40%) IaaS
6 12 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.65%) PaaS
8 10 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.05%) GitHub
10 6 (0.90%) SaaS
11 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 212 (31.78%) Firewall
2 185 (27.74%) DNS
3 173 (25.94%) SAN
4 172 (25.79%) DHCP
5 153 (22.94%) LAN
5 153 (22.94%) TCP/IP
6 147 (22.04%) WAN
7 79 (11.84%) VoIP
8 77 (11.54%) VPN
9 46 (6.90%) IPsec
10 43 (6.45%) Wireless
11 39 (5.85%) SSL
12 25 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (3.60%) NAS
14 23 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (3.30%) Internet
15 22 (3.30%) iSCSI
15 22 (3.30%) NetScaler
16 21 (3.15%) Ethernet
17 20 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.75%) MySQL
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.30%) DB2
13 2 (0.30%) IDOL
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.15%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.05%) JIRA
3 5 (0.75%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.75%) MSI
3 5 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (19.64%) Finance
2 45 (6.75%) Retail
3 32 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.55%) Law
5 17 (2.55%) Legal
6 13 (1.95%) Marketing
7 12 (1.80%) Banking
8 8 (1.20%) Back Office
9 6 (0.90%) Advertising
10 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.75%) Electronics
10 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) German Language
11 3 (0.45%) Local Government
12 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (22.64%) Analyst
2 121 (18.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 93 (13.94%) Support Engineer
4 86 (12.89%) Support Analyst
5 72 (10.79%) IT Support
6 67 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 58 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 50 (7.50%) IT Engineer
9 44 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 40 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 35 (5.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (5.25%) Desktop Support
12 34 (5.10%) Administrator
13 32 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
14 31 (4.65%) Service Analyst
15 30 (4.50%) Team Leader
16 28 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support
17 27 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
18 24 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.80%) LDAP
2 9 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.05%) ADSI
4 6 (0.90%) Middleware
5 5 (0.75%) WSH
6 2 (0.30%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.15%) .NET
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) J2EE
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) WinForms
7 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.65%) Clustering
6 29 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 28 (4.20%) Driving Licence
8 22 (3.30%) Computer Science
9 21 (3.15%) Replication
10 14 (2.10%) iPhone
11 10 (1.50%) NHS
12 9 (1.35%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.35%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.20%) CCTV
14 7 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
14 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.90%) iPad
15 6 (0.90%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 667 (100.00%) Windows
2 460 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 446 (66.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 358 (53.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (26.84%) Windows 7
6 152 (22.79%) Windows 10
7 98 (14.69%) Linux
8 94 (14.09%) Windows XP
9 77 (11.54%) Windows 8
10 38 (5.70%) Unix
11 37 (5.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 31 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (3.45%) Solaris
14 21 (3.15%) CentOS
14 21 (3.15%) Windows Vista
15 14 (2.10%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.10%) Windows 2000
16 13 (1.95%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.80%) SUSE
18 11 (1.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (32.83%) ITIL
2 99 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (8.70%) Project Management
4 52 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (6.60%) PRINCE2
6 40 (6.00%) Migration
7 38 (5.70%) Mentoring
8 33 (4.95%) Patch Management
8 33 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 29 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
10 28 (4.20%) Incident Management
10 28 (4.20%) IT Strategy
10 28 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (3.90%) Capacity Management
12 24 (3.60%) Business Continuity
12 24 (3.60%) Network Design
12 24 (3.60%) Server Virtualisation
12 24 (3.60%) Translating Business Requirements
13 23 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (21.59%) SQL
2 92 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.30%) Python
4 17 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.65%) Perl
7 7 (1.05%) Ruby
8 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.90%) VB
9 5 (0.75%) Java
10 2 (0.30%) C
10 2 (0.30%) C#
10 2 (0.30%) C++
10 2 (0.30%) COBOL
11 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.64%) MCSE
3 60 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (6.75%) CCNA
5 37 (5.55%) Degree
6 34 (5.10%) CCNP
7 31 (4.65%) MCSA
8 24 (3.60%) MCITP
9 23 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (3.45%) Security Cleared
10 21 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (1.95%) CCA
14 10 (1.50%) MCP
15 7 (1.05%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.90%) HNC
17 5 (0.75%) CISM
17 5 (0.75%) CISSP
17 5 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (12.74%) SLA
2 31 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.75%) COBIT
4 14 (2.10%) PMO
5 8 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.90%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.60%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) COSHH
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 479 (71.81%) Active Directory
2 193 (28.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (20.24%) Hyper-V
4 94 (14.09%) XenApp
5 70 (10.49%) VMware ESXi
6 66 (9.90%) vSphere
7 50 (7.50%) XenDesktop
8 23 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 18 (2.70%) XenServer
10 16 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (1.05%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.75%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.75%) Docker
15 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.75%) vCloud
16 4 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 109 (16.34%) SCCM
2 31 (4.65%) SCOM
3 27 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 18 (2.70%) WSUS
5 14 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.10%) Puppet
6 12 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.50%) EdgeSight
8 10 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.35%) Ansible
9 9 (1.35%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 8 (1.20%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (1.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 386 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 340 (50.97%) VMware
3 190 (28.49%) Citrix
4 164 (24.59%) Cisco
5 91 (13.64%) HP
6 54 (8.10%) Dell
7 44 (6.60%) NetApp
8 40 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 38 (5.70%) CheckPoint
10 37 (5.55%) IBM
11 33 (4.95%) Avaya
11 33 (4.95%) Oracle
11 33 (4.95%) Symantec
12 30 (4.50%) Apple
12 30 (4.50%) EMC
13 28 (4.20%) Juniper
14 26 (3.90%) Ivanti
15 24 (3.60%) Veeam
16 22 (3.30%) SolarWinds
17 20 (3.00%) SonicWALL