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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 254 153
Rank change year-on-year -129 -101  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 663 1316 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.34% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 5.17% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 549 1120 1916
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.98% -4.28%  

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 21136 25453 28934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.81% 25.84% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17618 21618 24224
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 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 23 May 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 -126 617 £37,500 +4.16% 63
London -112 171 £47,500 +5.55% 18
South East -30 123 £37,500 - 18
North West -10 87 £37,500 +33.92% 6
Yorkshire -27 80 £27,500 -15.38% 6
South West -68 56 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Berkshire -3 50 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -22 50 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Manchester -8 47 £37,500 +9.80% 4
West Yorkshire -34 47 £28,500 -5.00% 6
East of England -39 40 £43,750 +60.55% 3
Reading +24 36 £47,500 +18.75%
Cheshire +4 31 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Leeds -33 29 £39,750 +13.57% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 21 £27,500 -37.50%
Birmingham -12 21 £45,000 +28.57%
City of London +5 20 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Scotland -13 20 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Surrey +20 18 £46,000 +20.26% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £35,750 -12.26% 4
Wiltshire -5 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wales +13 16 £36,308 +32.02% 2
Somerset -20 16 £32,500 -16.19%
South Wales +12 14 £37,000 +46.53% 2
Hampshire -22 14 £37,500 +11.94% 6
Glasgow +13 13 £25,000 -28.57%
East Yorkshire -2 13 £26,000 -5.45%
Hull -3 13 £26,000 -5.45%
South Yorkshire -7 13 £32,500 -7.80%
Staffordshire +21 12 £29,500 +18.00% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1428 (100.00%) Windows
2 945 (66.18%) Windows Server
3 942 (65.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 900 (63.03%) Active Directory
5 807 (56.51%) VMware
6 745 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 744 (52.10%) Microsoft
8 588 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 474 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 453 (31.72%) Cisco
11 440 (30.81%) ITIL
12 439 (30.74%) DNS
13 408 (28.57%) Citrix
14 401 (28.08%) Firewall
15 357 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 356 (24.93%) DHCP
17 335 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 317 (22.20%) Hyper-V
19 315 (22.06%) SAN
20 310 (21.71%) Office 365
21 298 (20.87%) Windows 7
22 297 (20.80%) Microsoft Office
23 286 (20.03%) SQL
24 266 (18.63%) Linux
25 264 (18.49%) TCP/IP
26 262 (18.35%) HP
27 236 (16.53%) Windows XP
28 233 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
29 225 (15.76%) WAN
30 221 (15.48%) LAN

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
1 588 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 335 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 218 (15.27%) IIS
4 189 (13.24%) SharePoint
5 187 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 167 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 151 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 99 (6.93%) Skype for Business
9 38 (2.66%) Apache
10 30 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 19 (1.33%) IBM Notes
12 19 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.12%) IBM Domino
14 14 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.91%) ColdFusion
15 13 (0.91%) nginx
16 12 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 297 (20.80%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.28%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) Maximo
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.070%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.070%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.070%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 310 (21.71%) Office 365
2 124 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.98%) IaaS
5 14 (0.98%) PaaS
6 12 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.70%) SaaS
8 9 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.56%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.21%) Akamai
13 2 (0.14%) G Suite
14 1 (0.070%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 439 (30.74%) DNS
2 401 (28.08%) Firewall
3 356 (24.93%) DHCP
4 315 (22.06%) SAN
5 264 (18.49%) TCP/IP
6 225 (15.76%) WAN
7 221 (15.48%) LAN
8 202 (14.15%) VPN
9 106 (7.42%) VLAN
10 101 (7.07%) VoIP
11 82 (5.74%) NAS
12 78 (5.46%) Internet
13 69 (4.83%) Wireless
14 64 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
15 61 (4.27%) MPLS
16 60 (4.20%) iSCSI
17 53 (3.71%) Skype
18 46 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
19 44 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
20 33 (2.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 122 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.59%) MySQL
7 36 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 26 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.91%) Big Data
12 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.49%) Essbase
13 7 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
3 13 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.63%) JIRA
5 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
7 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.14%) Subversion
7 2 (0.14%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.070%) AppScan
8 1 (0.070%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.070%) Introscope
8 1 (0.070%) Paros
8 1 (0.070%) Toad
8 1 (0.070%) WebScarab
General
1 200 (14.01%) Finance
2 53 (3.71%) Retail
3 47 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.03%) Advertising
6 24 (1.68%) Law
7 21 (1.47%) Back Office
7 21 (1.47%) Marketing
8 17 (1.19%) German Language
9 14 (0.98%) Banking
9 14 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.91%) Legal
11 10 (0.70%) French Language
12 9 (0.63%) Electronics
13 8 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.42%) Games
14 6 (0.42%) Local Government
15 5 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 327 (22.90%) Support Engineer
2 196 (13.73%) Analyst
3 194 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 176 (12.32%) IT Support
5 160 (11.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 146 (10.22%) IT Engineer
7 123 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 122 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
9 116 (8.12%) Windows Engineer
10 113 (7.91%) Support Analyst
11 103 (7.21%) Server Engineer
12 99 (6.93%) IT Support Engineer
13 91 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 80 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 78 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
16 77 (5.39%) Administrator
17 73 (5.11%) Server Support
18 68 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 64 (4.48%) Windows Support Engineer
20 61 (4.27%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.64%) .NET
2 37 (2.59%) HTML
3 31 (2.17%) XML
4 29 (2.03%) Web Services
5 20 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 14 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.84%) Middleware
8 7 (0.49%) Regular Expression
8 7 (0.49%) XSLT
9 6 (0.42%) CGI
9 6 (0.42%) JSP
10 5 (0.35%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.35%) COM+
10 5 (0.35%) FFmpeg
10 5 (0.35%) ODBC
10 5 (0.35%) RESTful
10 5 (0.35%) SOAP
10 5 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 5 (0.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 148 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 86 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.46%) Clustering
4 77 (5.39%) Replication
5 56 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 53 (3.71%) Blackberry
7 43 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 34 (2.38%) iPhone
9 30 (2.10%) Driving Licence
10 20 (1.40%) iPad
11 19 (1.33%) HP Storage
12 18 (1.26%) PKI
12 18 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
13 17 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.98%) CMDB
15 13 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (0.84%) AS400
17 11 (0.77%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1428 (100.00%) Windows
2 945 (66.18%) Windows Server
3 942 (65.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 745 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (20.87%) Windows 7
6 266 (18.63%) Linux
7 236 (16.53%) Windows XP
8 127 (8.89%) Windows 8
9 123 (8.61%) Unix
10 110 (7.70%) Windows 10
11 79 (5.53%) Windows 2000
12 60 (4.20%) Windows Vista
13 54 (3.78%) Solaris
14 37 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 33 (2.31%) Mac OS X
16 30 (2.10%) Mac OS
16 30 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (1.61%) Android
18 19 (1.33%) Apple iOS
19 18 (1.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (30.81%) ITIL
2 133 (9.31%) Service Delivery
3 116 (8.12%) Service Management
4 99 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 89 (6.23%) High Availability
6 83 (5.81%) Migration
7 81 (5.67%) Mentoring
8 63 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
9 61 (4.27%) Project Management
10 57 (3.99%) Problem Management
11 55 (3.85%) Change Control
12 51 (3.57%) Information Security
13 50 (3.50%) Change Management
13 50 (3.50%) Presales
14 45 (3.15%) Server Building
15 43 (3.01%) Risk Management
15 43 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
16 42 (2.94%) Configuration Management
16 42 (2.94%) ITIL V3
16 42 (2.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 286 (20.03%) SQL
2 178 (12.46%) PowerShell
3 71 (4.97%) Java
4 53 (3.71%) VBScript
5 52 (3.64%) C
6 50 (3.50%) VB
7 40 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 34 (2.38%) C++
9 30 (2.10%) C#
10 26 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.54%) Perl
12 20 (1.40%) Ruby
13 17 (1.19%) Python
14 15 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.42%) PHP
17 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.21%) VBA
19 2 (0.14%) VB6
20 1 (0.070%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 233 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 166 (11.62%) MCSE
3 150 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
4 139 (9.73%) Degree
5 128 (8.96%) CCNA
6 81 (5.67%) MCP
7 80 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
8 79 (5.53%) Security Cleared
9 72 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 69 (4.83%) MCSA
11 68 (4.76%) CCNP
12 62 (4.34%) SC Cleared
13 53 (3.71%) MCITP
14 29 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (1.26%) A+ Certification
16 17 (1.19%) CCA
16 17 (1.19%) DV Cleared
17 15 (1.05%) CISSP
17 15 (1.05%) GNVQ
17 15 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (12.96%) SLA
2 21 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.35%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.28%) SSAE 16
6 3 (0.21%) GPG13
7 2 (0.14%) PMO
7 2 (0.14%) QA
8 1 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 900 (63.03%) Active Directory
2 474 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 317 (22.20%) Hyper-V
4 180 (12.61%) vSphere
5 162 (11.34%) VMware ESXi
6 155 (10.85%) XenApp
7 71 (4.97%) Terminal Services
8 66 (4.62%) XenDesktop
9 35 (2.45%) XenServer
10 34 (2.38%) Terminal Server
11 28 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
12 25 (1.75%) KVM
12 25 (1.75%) vCloud
13 22 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 14 (0.98%) NFS
15 14 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (0.84%) UAG
Systems Management
1 127 (8.89%) SCCM
2 62 (4.34%) Backup Exec
3 58 (4.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 47 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 47 (3.29%) SCOM
5 39 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 37 (2.59%) WSUS
7 23 (1.61%) Puppet
8 22 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (1.40%) DameWare
10 18 (1.26%) NetBackup
11 16 (1.12%) Perfmon
12 15 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 15 (1.05%) vMotion
13 13 (0.91%) Packer
14 12 (0.84%) WMI
15 10 (0.70%) AirWatch
15 10 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
16 9 (0.63%) Opsview
16 9 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 807 (56.51%) VMware
2 744 (52.10%) Microsoft
3 453 (31.72%) Cisco
4 408 (28.57%) Citrix
5 262 (18.35%) HP
6 85 (5.95%) Juniper
7 84 (5.88%) NetApp
8 82 (5.74%) Symantec
9 81 (5.67%) CheckPoint
9 81 (5.67%) Dell
10 77 (5.39%) Oracle
11 76 (5.32%) Veeam
12 64 (4.48%) SonicWALL
13 58 (4.06%) Palo Alto
14 57 (3.99%) F5
14 57 (3.99%) IBM
15 48 (3.36%) McAfee
16 47 (3.29%) Apple
17 45 (3.15%) EMC
18 38 (2.66%) Crossbeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £29,500 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £38340.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + £25,000-£28,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago