Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 698 621 561
Rank change year-on-year -77 -60 -205
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 296 588 829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 1.71% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 214 550 706
Median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £42,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.48% +29.23% -

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 24,677 34,436 41,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.43% 23.11% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19,839 27,523 34,354
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 -73 281 £35,000 -16.67% 29
UK excluding London -11 220 £35,500 -15.48% 27
South East +54 80 £37,500 -21.05% 15
London -1 72 £32,750 -22.94% 4
Midlands -27 48 £35,000 -15.66% 2
North of England +27 47 £37,500 - 4
North West +51 30 £35,000 +2.94%
East Midlands +23 26 £31,000 -19.48% 1
West Midlands -5 22 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East of England +35 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
South West +40 14 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire +34 14 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Scotland +31 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wales -15 5 £35,500 -4.70% 1
North East +3 3 £72,312 - 2
Work from Home -10 2 £61,250 +2.08%

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (73.99%) Active Directory
3 201 (67.91%) Windows Server
4 178 (60.14%) Microsoft
5 157 (53.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 154 (52.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 153 (51.69%) VMware
8 132 (44.59%) DNS
9 121 (40.88%) Office 365
10 114 (38.51%) DHCP
11 104 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 103 (34.80%) Windows 7
13 97 (32.77%) Windows 10
14 95 (32.09%) Windows Server 2016
15 88 (29.73%) MS Exchange
16 85 (28.72%) Citrix
16 85 (28.72%) Firewall
17 76 (25.68%) Hyper-V
18 74 (25.00%) TCP/IP
19 71 (23.99%) Azure
20 63 (21.28%) ITIL
21 58 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 57 (19.26%) HP
22 57 (19.26%) LAN
23 56 (18.92%) WAN
23 56 (18.92%) Cisco
24 52 (17.57%) Data Centre
25 51 (17.23%) SCCM
25 51 (17.23%) Microsoft Office
26 50 (16.89%) Linux

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 88 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.84%) SharePoint
3 34 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.41%) IIS
6 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.03%) SAS
9 5 (1.69%) Apache
10 4 (1.35%) JBoss
10 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 51 (17.23%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Exchequer
1 5 (1.69%) Line 50
1 5 (1.69%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (1.69%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.68%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.68%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.34%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 121 (40.88%) Office 365
2 71 (23.99%) Azure
3 32 (10.81%) AWS
4 20 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (3.38%) OneDrive
6 8 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.03%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) G Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 132 (44.59%) DNS
2 114 (38.51%) DHCP
3 85 (28.72%) Firewall
4 74 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 57 (19.26%) LAN
6 56 (18.92%) WAN
7 30 (10.14%) SAN
7 30 (10.14%) Wireless
8 29 (9.80%) VPN
9 16 (5.41%) VLAN
10 15 (5.07%) SMTP
11 13 (4.39%) Internet
12 11 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (3.38%) VoIP
13 10 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
15 7 (2.36%) NAS
16 6 (2.03%) DMZ
16 6 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (2.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.34%) MySQL
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (5.74%) Retail
2 15 (5.07%) Public Sector
3 12 (4.05%) Finance
4 5 (1.69%) Electronics
4 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Local Government
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 62 (20.95%) Analyst
1 62 (20.95%) Support Engineer
2 52 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (12.16%) Server Engineer
4 33 (11.15%) Support Analyst
5 30 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (9.80%) IT Engineer
7 28 (9.46%) IT Support
8 23 (7.77%) Service Analyst
9 21 (7.09%) Server Support
10 20 (6.76%) Administrator
10 20 (6.76%) IT Support Engineer
10 20 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.73%) Network Support
13 13 (4.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.04%) SAML
1 9 (3.04%) Web Services
2 7 (2.36%) LDAP
3 4 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.01%) Spring
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 28 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.39%) Replication
5 12 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.72%) iPhone
7 10 (3.38%) iPad
8 8 (2.70%) Clustering
8 8 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.03%) Xbox
10 5 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (1.35%) CCTV
11 4 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.01%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.68%) Eurex
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (67.91%) Windows Server
3 157 (53.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 154 (52.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (34.80%) Windows 7
6 97 (32.77%) Windows 10
7 95 (32.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 50 (16.89%) Linux
9 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2019
10 25 (8.45%) Windows 8
11 22 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (6.08%) Windows XP
13 14 (4.73%) Android
14 11 (3.72%) Mac OS X
15 9 (3.04%) Unix
16 8 (2.70%) CentOS
17 7 (2.36%) Solaris
17 7 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
19 5 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.28%) ITIL
2 58 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (13.85%) Incident Management
4 41 (13.85%) Server Management
5 40 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (9.80%) Change Management
6 29 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 27 (9.12%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.11%) Service Delivery
9 22 (7.43%) Proactive Management
9 22 (7.43%) Project Delivery
10 21 (7.09%) Project Management
11 18 (6.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (6.08%) Storage Management
11 18 (6.08%) Validation
12 15 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 13 (4.39%) Change Control
14 13 (4.39%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.85%) SQL
2 39 (13.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.70%) Python
3 8 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.36%) Perl
5 5 (1.69%) C
5 5 (1.69%) Ruby
6 4 (1.35%) Go
6 4 (1.35%) Java
6 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.01%) VBScript
8 2 (0.68%) R
9 1 (0.34%) C#
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 35 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.78%) MCSA
3 24 (8.11%) Degree
4 19 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.39%) MCSE
6 10 (3.38%) MCP
7 7 (2.36%) CCNA
7 7 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.03%) CCNP
8 6 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.69%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.01%) MCITP
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.68%) MOS
12 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.20%) SLA
2 8 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 219 (73.99%) Active Directory
2 104 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (25.68%) Hyper-V
4 45 (15.20%) vSphere
5 32 (10.81%) XenApp
6 30 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (7.09%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (2.36%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (1.69%) Docker
10 5 (1.69%) NFS
11 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 51 (17.23%) SCCM
2 29 (9.80%) SCVMM
3 21 (7.09%) WSUS
4 20 (6.76%) SCOM
5 19 (6.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 17 (5.74%) NetBackup
7 12 (4.05%) vCenter Server
8 11 (3.72%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (2.70%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.70%) ZABBIX
11 7 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (2.03%) Ansible
12 6 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (2.03%) Kubernetes
12 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.69%) AirWatch
13 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 178 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 153 (51.69%) VMware
3 85 (28.72%) Citrix
4 57 (19.26%) HP
5 56 (18.92%) Cisco
6 31 (10.47%) Symantec
7 30 (10.14%) Red Hat
8 25 (8.45%) EMC
9 22 (7.43%) Oracle
10 18 (6.08%) NetApp
11 17 (5.74%) Apple
12 12 (4.05%) SonicWALL
12 12 (4.05%) Veeam
13 11 (3.72%) Google
14 8 (2.70%) IBM
14 8 (2.70%) McAfee
15 6 (2.03%) Mitel
15 6 (2.03%) Zscaler
16 5 (1.69%) Ivanti
16 5 (1.69%) Sage