The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 173 123
Rank change year-on-year -10 -50  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.19% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% 5.99% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 83
Median salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 973 1218 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.61% 19.79% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1032 1050
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Birmingham +8 11 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Staffordshire +11 9 £29,500 +16.83% 1
Shropshire +2 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Worcestershire -5 3 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Wolverhampton +9 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £21,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (80.22%) Active Directory
3 68 (74.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (63.74%) Windows Server
5 53 (58.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (52.75%) VMware
7 47 (51.65%) MS Exchange
8 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
9 42 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (41.76%) Cisco
11 32 (35.16%) Firewall
12 31 (34.07%) Hyper-V
13 26 (28.57%) SAN
14 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 22 (24.18%) SonicWALL
15 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
16 21 (23.08%) SQL
16 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (20.88%) Dell
17 19 (20.88%) ITIL
17 19 (20.88%) DNS
18 18 (19.78%) HP
18 18 (19.78%) CheckPoint
19 17 (18.68%) IPv4
19 17 (18.68%) WAN
19 17 (18.68%) Forefront TMG
20 16 (17.58%) vSphere
20 16 (17.58%) CCNA
20 16 (17.58%) NetApp
21 15 (16.48%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 47 (51.65%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.49%) Site Server
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.16%) Firewall
2 26 (28.57%) SAN
3 19 (20.88%) DNS
4 17 (18.68%) IPv4
4 17 (18.68%) WAN
5 14 (15.38%) VLAN
6 13 (14.29%) DHCP
7 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (10.99%) DMVPN
8 10 (10.99%) IPsec
9 9 (9.89%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (7.69%) LAN
11 6 (6.59%) WLAN
12 4 (4.40%) Internet
12 4 (4.40%) LDAP
12 4 (4.40%) MPLS
12 4 (4.40%) SNMP
13 3 (3.30%) Network Security
13 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (8.79%) Advertising
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (13.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Administrator
6 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) IT Support
6 10 (10.99%) Network Administrator
6 10 (10.99%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) IT Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Installations Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Driving Licence
2 10 (10.99%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (4.40%) FMCG
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) Photography
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (74.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (63.74%) Windows Server
4 53 (58.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Vista
7 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.40%) Android
9 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.30%) Linux
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) High Availability
3 6 (6.59%) Server Building
3 6 (6.59%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (5.49%) Migration
5 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.30%) ITSM
6 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.30%) Service Management
6 3 (3.30%) Stress Testing
6 3 (3.30%) Ticket Management
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.20%) Change Management
7 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.20%) Information Security
7 2 (2.20%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.20%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.20%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.58%) CCNA
3 10 (10.99%) CCNP
4 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 4 (4.40%) MCSE
7 3 (3.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) ISO22301
System Software
1 73 (80.22%) Active Directory
2 42 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (34.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (18.68%) Forefront TMG
5 16 (17.58%) vSphere
6 15 (16.48%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.40%) XenApp
8 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) VMware
2 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.76%) Cisco
4 22 (24.18%) SonicWALL
5 19 (20.88%) Dell
6 18 (19.78%) CheckPoint
6 18 (19.78%) HP
7 16 (17.58%) NetApp
8 14 (15.38%) Citrix
9 10 (10.99%) Riverbed
10 6 (6.59%) Acronis
11 5 (5.49%) arcserve
11 5 (5.49%) Cyberoam
11 5 (5.49%) Intel Security
11 5 (5.49%) Kaspersky
11 5 (5.49%) Proofpoint
11 5 (5.49%) Symantec
11 5 (5.49%) Veeam
11 5 (5.49%) WatchGuard
11 5 (5.49%) Webroot
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago