Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 334 246
Rank change year-on-year -180 -88 -120
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 912 1,598 2,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.92% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 3.82% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1,367 2,593
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% -1.49% -4.29%

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 42,406 41,865 55,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.15% 24.14% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,814 35,264 46,631
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -188 842 £35,000 - 113
UK excluding London -134 614 £32,500 -1.52% 84
London -125 276 £42,500 - 35
South East -85 199 £35,500 +9.23% 17
North of England -102 139 £30,000 -6.25% 36
Midlands -14 113 £30,500 -6.15% 13
West Midlands -30 76 £31,250 -3.85% 4
South West -71 72 £32,500 - 7
Yorkshire -58 69 £32,500 - 10
North West -23 63 £28,500 +0.88% 22
East of England -68 41 £35,000 -16.67% 5
East Midlands +20 37 £30,000 -20.00% 9
Scotland -61 34 £37,500 -3.85% 2
Wales +7 16 £40,500 +24.62% 4
North East -44 10 £32,500 -18.75% 4

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 912 (100.00%) Windows
2 630 (69.08%) Windows Server
3 597 (65.46%) Active Directory
4 559 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 503 (55.15%) Microsoft
5 503 (55.15%) VMware
6 429 (47.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 353 (38.71%) MS Exchange
8 316 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 289 (31.69%) ITIL
10 285 (31.25%) Citrix
11 279 (30.59%) Cisco
12 278 (30.48%) Office 365
13 268 (29.39%) DNS
14 266 (29.17%) Firewall
15 263 (28.84%) Windows 7
16 253 (27.74%) SQL Server
17 238 (26.10%) DHCP
18 230 (25.22%) SQL
19 199 (21.82%) LAN
20 197 (21.60%) SAN
20 197 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
21 194 (21.27%) WAN
22 184 (20.18%) TCP/IP
22 184 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
23 177 (19.41%) SCCM
24 175 (19.19%) Windows 10
25 171 (18.75%) HP
26 170 (18.64%) Hyper-V
27 154 (16.89%) Finance

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
1 353 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 197 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 91 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 85 (9.32%) SharePoint
6 80 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (8.11%) IIS
8 68 (7.46%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.54%) Apache
12 11 (1.21%) IBM Domino
13 10 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.66%) Confluence
16 4 (0.44%) Mule
16 4 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 184 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
2 8 (0.88%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Endur
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 278 (30.48%) Office 365
2 119 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.54%) G Suite
6 9 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.88%) IaaS
7 8 (0.88%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.77%) PaaS
9 6 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.66%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.66%) SaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.22%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 268 (29.39%) DNS
2 266 (29.17%) Firewall
3 238 (26.10%) DHCP
4 199 (21.82%) LAN
5 197 (21.60%) SAN
6 194 (21.27%) WAN
7 184 (20.18%) TCP/IP
8 113 (12.39%) VPN
9 85 (9.32%) VoIP
10 56 (6.14%) Wireless
11 49 (5.37%) VLAN
12 40 (4.39%) FTP
13 38 (4.17%) SSL
14 36 (3.95%) NAS
15 35 (3.84%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
17 30 (3.29%) Internet
17 30 (3.29%) IPsec
18 28 (3.07%) MPLS
19 25 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 52 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (0.77%) IDOL
12 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.66%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.44%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (0.88%) JIRA
2 6 (0.66%) ERwin
2 6 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.33%) MSI
5 2 (0.22%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 154 (16.89%) Finance
2 39 (4.28%) Retail
3 27 (2.96%) Legal
4 25 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.30%) Advertising
5 21 (2.30%) Law
6 20 (2.19%) French Language
7 19 (2.08%) German Language
8 15 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.10%) Banking
9 10 (1.10%) Publishing
10 9 (0.99%) Marketing
11 8 (0.88%) Local Government
12 5 (0.55%) Military
13 4 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Games
14 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.22%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.11%) Front Office
16 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (22.15%) Analyst
2 154 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 149 (16.34%) Support Engineer
4 122 (13.38%) Support Analyst
5 88 (9.65%) IT Support
6 80 (8.77%) IT Engineer
7 71 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 57 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 55 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 49 (5.37%) Applications Support
11 45 (4.93%) Administrator
12 42 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
13 39 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
13 39 (4.28%) Windows Engineer
14 37 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
15 36 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
16 34 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (3.73%) Technical Support
17 33 (3.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.30%) Middleware
2 13 (1.43%) XML
3 11 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (1.10%) SOAP
5 9 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (0.99%) XSD
6 8 (0.88%) .NET
6 8 (0.88%) Rendezvous
6 8 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (0.66%) HTML
7 6 (0.66%) J2EE
7 6 (0.66%) JMS
7 6 (0.66%) JSP
7 6 (0.66%) RESTful
7 6 (0.66%) Servlets
7 6 (0.66%) XSLT
8 5 (0.55%) Web Services
9 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.33%) CSS
10 3 (0.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.92%) Clustering
3 50 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.84%) Blackberry
6 31 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.30%) Driving Licence
7 21 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.30%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.97%) SWIFT
9 16 (1.75%) Replication
10 14 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.32%) iPhone
12 10 (1.10%) iSeries
12 10 (1.10%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.10%) User Experience
13 9 (0.99%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.88%) EPoS
14 8 (0.88%) NHS
14 8 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 912 (100.00%) Windows
2 630 (69.08%) Windows Server
3 559 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 429 (47.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 263 (28.84%) Windows 7
6 175 (19.19%) Windows 10
7 131 (14.36%) Linux
8 126 (13.82%) Windows XP
9 88 (9.65%) Windows 8
10 65 (7.13%) Unix
11 50 (5.48%) Solaris
12 44 (4.82%) Windows 2000
13 34 (3.73%) Windows Vista
14 25 (2.74%) Mac OS X
14 25 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
15 22 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (1.64%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.43%) SUSE
18 11 (1.21%) AIX
18 11 (1.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (31.69%) ITIL
2 71 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (6.80%) Patch Management
4 60 (6.58%) Incident Management
5 54 (5.92%) Service Management
6 42 (4.61%) Project Management
7 39 (4.28%) CRM
7 39 (4.28%) Mentoring
8 38 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 37 (4.06%) PRINCE2
10 31 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (3.40%) Infrastructure Management
11 30 (3.29%) Change Control
11 30 (3.29%) Presales
11 30 (3.29%) Problem Management
12 29 (3.18%) Migration
13 27 (2.96%) Network Design
13 27 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (2.85%) IT Governance
15 24 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 230 (25.22%) SQL
2 117 (12.83%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.08%) Python
3 19 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 18 (1.97%) Bash Shell
4 18 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.54%) Java
5 14 (1.54%) VBScript
6 8 (0.88%) COBOL
6 8 (0.88%) Perl
7 6 (0.66%) C
7 6 (0.66%) C#
7 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.22%) PHP
8 2 (0.22%) Ruby
8 2 (0.22%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) C++
9 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (12.83%) MCSE
3 106 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (9.65%) CCNA
5 72 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 69 (7.57%) Degree
7 62 (6.80%) MCSA
8 60 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (4.28%) Security Cleared
10 36 (3.95%) CCNP
11 30 (3.29%) MCITP
12 21 (2.30%) CCA
12 21 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (2.30%) MCP
13 20 (2.19%) SC Cleared
14 17 (1.86%) VCP5
15 15 (1.64%) DBS Check
16 11 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (1.10%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (14.36%) SLA
2 22 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.86%) COBIT
4 10 (1.10%) QA
5 6 (0.66%) PMO
6 5 (0.55%) GDPR
6 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COSHH
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 597 (65.46%) Active Directory
2 316 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (18.64%) Hyper-V
4 100 (10.96%) XenApp
5 75 (8.22%) vSphere
6 56 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (4.06%) XenDesktop
8 34 (3.73%) XenServer
9 20 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 20 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.54%) Xen
12 10 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.66%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.55%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 177 (19.41%) SCCM
2 55 (6.03%) Backup Exec
3 49 (5.37%) SCOM
4 29 (3.18%) WSUS
5 22 (2.41%) vCenter Server
6 18 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (1.43%) Nagios
9 12 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.88%) TIBCO Hawk
12 7 (0.77%) Ansible
12 7 (0.77%) EdgeSight
12 7 (0.77%) Malwarebytes
12 7 (0.77%) Puppet
13 6 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 503 (55.15%) Microsoft
1 503 (55.15%) VMware
2 285 (31.25%) Citrix
3 279 (30.59%) Cisco
4 171 (18.75%) HP
5 68 (7.46%) IBM
6 56 (6.14%) Dell
7 52 (5.70%) Veeam
8 47 (5.15%) Juniper
9 45 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 43 (4.71%) Palo Alto
11 40 (4.39%) Apple
12 39 (4.28%) Oracle
13 36 (3.95%) NetApp
14 35 (3.84%) Symantec
15 34 (3.73%) Red Hat
16 33 (3.62%) F5
17 31 (3.40%) CommVault
18 30 (3.29%) EMC
19 29 (3.18%) Sophos