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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 268 158
Rank change year-on-year -149 -110  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 621 1206 2266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 1.23% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.77% 4.84% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 519 1017 1942
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,345
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22421 24915 29455
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.21% 25.40% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41498 48924 59417
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 11 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -149 591 £37,500 +3.59% 56
UK excluding London -110 440 £32,500 - 36
London -110 171 £47,250 +5.00% 23
North of England -58 145 £30,000 -7.69% 11
South East -45 127 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Midlands -41 60 £30,000 -8.39% 13
East of England -41 45 £43,750 +28.67%
South West -70 42 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Scotland -29 11 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Wales -6 9 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1398 (100.00%) Windows
2 928 (66.38%) Windows Server
3 907 (64.88%) Active Directory
4 903 (64.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 788 (56.37%) VMware
6 731 (52.29%) Microsoft
7 727 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 569 (40.70%) MS Exchange
9 471 (33.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 465 (33.26%) DNS
11 456 (32.62%) Cisco
12 446 (31.90%) ITIL
13 419 (29.97%) Firewall
14 391 (27.97%) Citrix
15 389 (27.83%) DHCP
16 347 (24.82%) SQL Server
17 324 (23.18%) Office 365
18 320 (22.89%) Hyper-V
19 311 (22.25%) SQL
20 303 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
21 302 (21.60%) SAN
22 293 (20.96%) Windows 7
23 276 (19.74%) TCP/IP
24 267 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
25 262 (18.74%) WAN
26 256 (18.31%) HP
27 249 (17.81%) LAN
27 249 (17.81%) Linux
28 237 (16.95%) Windows XP
29 218 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 569 (40.70%) MS Exchange
2 303 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 212 (15.16%) IIS
4 190 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 190 (13.59%) SharePoint
5 172 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 143 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 94 (6.72%) Skype for Business
8 48 (3.43%) Apache
9 27 (1.93%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.22%) IBM Notes
13 15 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.93%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.86%) ColdFusion
15 12 (0.86%) IBM Domino
15 12 (0.86%) nginx
15 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 267 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.29%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.072%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.072%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 324 (23.18%) Office 365
2 127 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.29%) PaaS
5 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.07%) IaaS
6 11 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.43%) SaaS
9 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.072%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 465 (33.26%) DNS
2 419 (29.97%) Firewall
3 389 (27.83%) DHCP
4 302 (21.60%) SAN
5 276 (19.74%) TCP/IP
6 262 (18.74%) WAN
7 249 (17.81%) LAN
8 215 (15.38%) VPN
9 114 (8.15%) VLAN
10 102 (7.30%) VoIP
11 91 (6.51%) MPLS
12 86 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
13 78 (5.58%) Internet
14 73 (5.22%) Wireless
15 59 (4.22%) NAS
16 58 (4.15%) Skype
17 56 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
17 56 (4.01%) iSCSI
18 37 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
19 36 (2.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 116 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (2.86%) MySQL
6 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 28 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 24 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (0.86%) Big Data
12 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.50%) Essbase
13 7 (0.50%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.86%) TeamCity
3 12 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.64%) JIRA
5 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.21%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.21%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.21%) Maven
7 3 (0.21%) MSI
7 3 (0.21%) Selenium
8 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.14%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.072%) AppScan
9 1 (0.072%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.072%) Toad
9 1 (0.072%) WebScarab
General
1 200 (14.31%) Finance
2 57 (4.08%) Retail
3 53 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 47 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.07%) Digital Economy
6 25 (1.79%) Advertising
7 23 (1.65%) Back Office
7 23 (1.65%) Law
8 22 (1.57%) Marketing
9 17 (1.22%) German Language
9 17 (1.22%) Legal
10 15 (1.07%) Banking
10 15 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.00%) Electronics
12 12 (0.86%) Games
13 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.57%) French Language
15 7 (0.50%) Local Government
16 5 (0.36%) Publishing
17 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 322 (23.03%) Support Engineer
2 205 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 202 (14.45%) Analyst
4 176 (12.59%) IT Support
5 158 (11.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 145 (10.37%) IT Engineer
7 116 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 116 (8.30%) Support Analyst
8 114 (8.15%) Windows Engineer
9 106 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 99 (7.08%) IT Support Engineer
11 97 (6.94%) Server Engineer
12 91 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 81 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 73 (5.22%) Administrator
15 72 (5.15%) Server Support
16 65 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 62 (4.43%) Infrastructure Support
17 62 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
18 58 (4.15%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.65%) .NET
2 35 (2.50%) HTML
3 31 (2.22%) XML
4 28 (2.00%) Web Services
5 18 (1.29%) .NET Framework
6 15 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.64%) Middleware
8 7 (0.50%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.50%) XSLT
9 6 (0.43%) CGI
9 6 (0.43%) JSP
9 6 (0.43%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.36%) COM+
10 5 (0.36%) CSS
10 5 (0.36%) ODBC
10 5 (0.36%) RESTful
10 5 (0.36%) SOAP
10 5 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 85 (6.08%) Replication
3 75 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.94%) Clustering
5 58 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 43 (3.08%) Blackberry
8 23 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 20 (1.43%) HP Storage
11 19 (1.36%) iPhone
12 17 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 16 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
14 15 (1.07%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.00%) CMDB
15 14 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (1.00%) iPad
16 13 (0.93%) PKI
17 12 (0.86%) AS400
18 11 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1398 (100.00%) Windows
2 928 (66.38%) Windows Server
3 903 (64.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 727 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 293 (20.96%) Windows 7
6 249 (17.81%) Linux
7 237 (16.95%) Windows XP
8 134 (9.59%) Windows 8
9 119 (8.51%) Unix
10 116 (8.30%) Windows 10
11 71 (5.08%) Windows 2000
12 66 (4.72%) Windows Vista
13 53 (3.79%) Solaris
14 46 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 35 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (2.36%) Mac OS
17 28 (2.00%) Mac OS X
18 26 (1.86%) Android
19 19 (1.36%) Apple iOS
20 15 (1.07%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (31.90%) ITIL
2 125 (8.94%) Service Delivery
3 112 (8.01%) Service Management
4 87 (6.22%) Mentoring
5 84 (6.01%) High Availability
6 78 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (5.22%) Migration
8 64 (4.58%) Project Management
9 62 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
10 56 (4.01%) Change Management
11 55 (3.93%) Problem Management
12 51 (3.65%) Information Security
13 50 (3.58%) Presales
14 46 (3.29%) ITIL V3
15 45 (3.22%) Configuration Management
16 44 (3.15%) Change Control
16 44 (3.15%) Server Virtualisation
17 43 (3.08%) PRINCE2
18 42 (3.00%) CRM
18 42 (3.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 311 (22.25%) SQL
2 169 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 62 (4.43%) Java
4 52 (3.72%) VBScript
5 46 (3.29%) C
6 44 (3.15%) VB
7 39 (2.79%) JavaScript
8 34 (2.43%) C++
9 26 (1.86%) C#
10 23 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.65%) Perl
11 20 (1.43%) Ruby
12 16 (1.14%) Python
13 8 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.36%) PHP
15 4 (0.29%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.29%) VBA
16 2 (0.14%) VB6
17 1 (0.072%) AWK
Qualifications
1 218 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 162 (11.59%) MCSE
3 155 (11.09%) Degree
4 152 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 134 (9.59%) CCNA
6 84 (6.01%) ITIL Certification
7 80 (5.72%) MCP
8 76 (5.44%) Security Cleared
9 72 (5.15%) CCNP
10 71 (5.08%) MCSA
11 68 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 60 (4.29%) SC Cleared
13 53 (3.79%) MCITP
14 31 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 28 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (1.29%) HND
17 17 (1.22%) CISSP
17 17 (1.22%) GNVQ
18 16 (1.14%) CCA
19 15 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (13.30%) SLA
2 25 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.29%) PMO
6 4 (0.29%) SAS 70
6 4 (0.29%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.14%) GPG13
7 2 (0.14%) QA
8 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 907 (64.88%) Active Directory
2 471 (33.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 320 (22.89%) Hyper-V
4 170 (12.16%) vSphere
5 159 (11.37%) VMware ESXi
5 159 (11.37%) XenApp
6 89 (6.37%) Terminal Services
7 60 (4.29%) XenDesktop
8 38 (2.72%) XenServer
9 29 (2.07%) KVM
10 26 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (1.72%) Terminal Server
11 24 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
12 21 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
13 15 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.93%) vCloud
15 12 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 10 (0.72%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (8.87%) SCCM
2 56 (4.01%) Backup Exec
3 50 (3.58%) WSUS
4 47 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 44 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (2.93%) vCenter Server
7 35 (2.50%) SCOM
8 22 (1.57%) DameWare
8 22 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (1.50%) Puppet
10 20 (1.43%) Perfmon
11 16 (1.14%) NetBackup
12 15 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 15 (1.07%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.86%) Packer
14 11 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.72%) Opsview
16 9 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 8 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
17 8 (0.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 788 (56.37%) VMware
2 731 (52.29%) Microsoft
3 456 (32.62%) Cisco
4 391 (27.97%) Citrix
5 256 (18.31%) HP
6 90 (6.44%) Veeam
7 88 (6.29%) Dell
8 84 (6.01%) Juniper
9 80 (5.72%) Symantec
10 79 (5.65%) NetApp
11 75 (5.36%) Oracle
12 70 (5.01%) CheckPoint
13 62 (4.43%) SonicWALL
14 61 (4.36%) F5
15 54 (3.86%) McAfee
16 53 (3.79%) EMC
16 53 (3.79%) IBM
17 50 (3.58%) Palo Alto
18 46 (3.29%) Apple
19 33 (2.36%) Blue Coat
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25-30k Basic and depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £18070 - £20661 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Circa £100,000 plus bens (may go hi
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago