Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 690 575 527
Rank change year-on-year -115 -48 -177
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 335 667 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.24% 1.93% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 242 578 749
UK median annual salary £34,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +20.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.23% -1.52%

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 27,048 34,534 42,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.04% 23.15% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,720 27,767 34,819
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -102 317 £34,000 -20.00% 68
UK excluding London -100 228 £35,000 -16.67% 66
London -14 96 £32,750 -25.14% 9
Midlands -42 67 £31,000 -22.50% 11
North of England +25 63 £38,750 -7.74% 25
South East +2 59 £33,442 -29.60% 16
East Midlands +4 35 £31,000 -11.43% 4
Yorkshire +34 32 £37,500 - 8
West Midlands -35 32 £31,750 -23.49% 7
North West +24 28 £35,000 -29.27% 15
South West -2 17 £43,000 +10.26% 4
East of England +28 15 £42,750 +0.59% 3
Scotland +26 6 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North East 0 3 £72,312 - 2
Wales -21 1 £36,500 -2.01% 2

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Windows
2 247 (73.73%) Active Directory
3 244 (72.84%) Windows Server
4 206 (61.49%) Microsoft
5 181 (54.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (50.45%) VMware
8 148 (44.18%) DNS
9 144 (42.99%) Office 365
10 127 (37.91%) DHCP
11 122 (36.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 111 (33.13%) Windows 10
13 108 (32.24%) Firewall
14 102 (30.45%) Windows 7
15 97 (28.96%) MS Exchange
16 92 (27.46%) Citrix
17 89 (26.57%) ITIL
18 87 (25.97%) Azure
19 83 (24.78%) Hyper-V
20 78 (23.28%) TCP/IP
21 71 (21.19%) Cisco
22 68 (20.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 65 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
24 64 (19.10%) LAN
25 62 (18.51%) HP
26 59 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
27 56 (16.72%) WAN
28 55 (16.42%) Linux
29 53 (15.82%) SQL Server
29 53 (15.82%) VPN

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 97 (28.96%) MS Exchange
2 51 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (9.55%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.16%) IIS
6 18 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (4.48%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.79%) Apache
10 6 (1.79%) SAS
11 4 (1.19%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.19%) JBoss
11 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 65 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.90%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Exchequer
1 5 (1.49%) Line 50
1 5 (1.49%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (1.49%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.60%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 144 (42.99%) Office 365
2 87 (25.97%) Azure
3 34 (10.15%) AWS
4 20 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.09%) SaaS
7 6 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.49%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.19%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.90%) G Suite
11 1 (0.30%) GitHub
11 1 (0.30%) IaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Slack
11 1 (0.30%) Trello
11 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (44.18%) DNS
2 127 (37.91%) DHCP
3 108 (32.24%) Firewall
4 78 (23.28%) TCP/IP
5 64 (19.10%) LAN
6 56 (16.72%) WAN
7 53 (15.82%) VPN
8 38 (11.34%) Wireless
9 37 (11.04%) SAN
10 20 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (5.97%) VLAN
11 16 (4.78%) Skype
12 12 (3.58%) Internet
12 12 (3.58%) NAS
12 12 (3.58%) SMTP
12 12 (3.58%) VoIP
13 11 (3.28%) MPLS
14 10 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (2.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) MySQL
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
3 1 (0.30%) Sourcetree
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (9.55%) Retail
2 15 (4.48%) Public Sector
3 13 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.28%) Finance
5 7 (2.09%) Electronics
6 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (22.99%) Support Engineer
2 64 (19.10%) Analyst
3 58 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (11.64%) IT Support
5 37 (11.04%) IT Engineer
6 36 (10.75%) Server Engineer
7 31 (9.25%) Support Analyst
8 30 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 28 (8.36%) IT Support Engineer
10 26 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (6.87%) Server Support
12 21 (6.27%) Administrator
13 19 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (5.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 17 (5.07%) Service Analyst
15 15 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
16 14 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
17 13 (3.88%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.58%) SAML
2 11 (3.28%) Web Services
3 7 (2.09%) LDAP
4 6 (1.79%) .NET
5 4 (1.19%) CSS
5 4 (1.19%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.90%) Spring
7 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.30%) HTML
8 1 (0.30%) jQuery
8 1 (0.30%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.30%) RESTful
8 1 (0.30%) Velocity
8 1 (0.30%) WCF
8 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.87%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.18%) Replication
5 13 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.58%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.58%) iPhone
7 10 (2.99%) iPad
7 10 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.39%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.79%) Xbox
10 5 (1.49%) CMDB
10 5 (1.49%) NHS
10 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.19%) CCTV
12 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.90%) PDA
12 3 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 335 (100.00%) Windows
2 244 (72.84%) Windows Server
3 181 (54.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (33.13%) Windows 10
6 102 (30.45%) Windows 7
7 55 (16.42%) Linux
8 29 (8.66%) Windows 8
9 26 (7.76%) Windows XP
10 21 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.88%) Android
12 12 (3.58%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (2.39%) CentOS
14 8 (2.39%) Unix
15 6 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.49%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.57%) ITIL
2 68 (20.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (14.93%) Server Management
4 48 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (14.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (11.64%) Change Management
6 39 (11.64%) Incident Management
7 33 (9.85%) Service Delivery
8 27 (8.06%) Validation
9 25 (7.46%) Problem Management
9 25 (7.46%) Project Delivery
10 23 (6.87%) Configuration Management
11 22 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (6.57%) Proactive Management
12 20 (5.97%) Storage Management
13 18 (5.37%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.37%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (5.07%) Migration
15 16 (4.78%) Project Management
16 15 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 39 (11.64%) SQL
3 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.39%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.79%) C#
5 6 (1.79%) Python
6 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.49%) Ruby
7 4 (1.19%) C
7 4 (1.19%) Go
7 4 (1.19%) Java
7 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (11.94%) MCSA
3 33 (9.85%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.06%) Degree
5 25 (7.46%) MCSE
6 20 (5.97%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.88%) MCP
8 11 (3.28%) CCNA
9 10 (2.99%) CCNP
10 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.09%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.09%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.19%) HND
13 3 (0.90%) MCITP
14 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.03%) SLA
2 17 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.79%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) GxP
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 247 (73.73%) Active Directory
2 122 (36.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (24.78%) Hyper-V
4 52 (15.52%) vSphere
5 41 (12.24%) XenApp
6 29 (8.66%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.19%) Docker
9 4 (1.19%) NFS
9 4 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (14.93%) SCCM
2 40 (11.94%) WSUS
3 30 (8.96%) SCVMM
4 22 (6.57%) NetBackup
5 21 (6.27%) SCOM
6 19 (5.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (4.18%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (2.99%) Backup Exec
9 10 (2.99%) vCenter Server
9 10 (2.99%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.79%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (1.19%) Ansible
13 4 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (1.19%) Kubernetes
13 4 (1.19%) Nessus
13 4 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 206 (61.49%) Microsoft
2 169 (50.45%) VMware
3 92 (27.46%) Citrix
4 71 (21.19%) Cisco
5 62 (18.51%) HP
6 33 (9.85%) Symantec
7 29 (8.66%) Red Hat
8 25 (7.46%) EMC
8 25 (7.46%) Veeam
9 20 (5.97%) Oracle
10 18 (5.37%) SonicWALL
11 17 (5.07%) Apple
12 15 (4.48%) NetApp
13 14 (4.18%) Google
14 10 (2.99%) Mitel
15 9 (2.69%) IBM
16 8 (2.39%) Dell
17 7 (2.09%) McAfee
18 5 (1.49%) Remedy
18 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com