Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 229 207
Rank change year-on-year +63 -22 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 117 83 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.86% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.71% 4.09% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 90 71 106
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% - +12.07%
10th Percentile £21,475 £17,125 £20,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £41,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.86%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,518 2,029 2,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.65% 20.93% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,709 1,880
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Birmingham +37 65 £55,000 +46.67%
Staffordshire +34 16 £38,750 +76.14% 1
Wolverhampton +25 6 £31,250 +2.46%
Solihull +16 6 £40,000 +12.68% 1
Coventry +12 6 £27,500 -38.89%
Shropshire -14 5 £19,625 -10.80%
Dudley - 4 £26,000 -
Worcestershire -5 3 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Warwickshire +33 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Herefordshire -8 1 £19,500 -33.90%
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (83.76%) Active Directory
3 89 (76.07%) Microsoft
3 89 (76.07%) VMware
4 70 (59.83%) DHCP
5 66 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (55.56%) DNS
7 63 (53.85%) Cisco
8 62 (52.99%) HP
9 55 (47.01%) Hyper-V
10 54 (46.15%) ITIL
11 46 (39.32%) Dell
12 44 (37.61%) SharePoint
13 43 (36.75%) Data Centre
14 42 (35.90%) MS Exchange
15 41 (35.04%) Kalman Filter
15 41 (35.04%) SCCM
16 40 (34.19%) Patch Management
16 40 (34.19%) Web Filtering
16 40 (34.19%) ITIL Certification
16 40 (34.19%) IBM
16 40 (34.19%) Symantec
16 40 (34.19%) McAfee
16 40 (34.19%) Norton AntiVirus
16 40 (34.19%) Forcepoint
17 36 (30.77%) Service Delivery
17 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
18 34 (29.06%) Firewall
18 34 (29.06%) Self-Motivation
19 33 (28.21%) SAN

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring 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 44 (37.61%) SharePoint
2 42 (35.90%) MS Exchange
3 32 (27.35%) SharePoint Server
4 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.64%) Office 365
2 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (59.83%) DHCP
2 65 (55.56%) DNS
3 34 (29.06%) Firewall
4 33 (28.21%) SAN
5 30 (25.64%) TCP/IP
6 19 (16.24%) VLAN
7 18 (15.38%) MPLS
8 16 (13.68%) IPsec
9 15 (12.82%) NAS
10 13 (11.11%) SNMP
11 12 (10.26%) Kerberos
11 12 (10.26%) LAN
11 12 (10.26%) WAN
11 12 (10.26%) WLAN
12 10 (8.55%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (5.13%) DWDM
13 6 (5.13%) OSPF
13 6 (5.13%) SHDSL
13 6 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (5.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 13 (11.11%) IT Support
3 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) IT Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (5.13%) IT Technician
8 6 (5.13%) NOC Technician
8 6 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.27%) Help Desk Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Presales Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Presales Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (36.75%) Data Centre
2 34 (29.06%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.40%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (5.98%) Fat Client
5 7 (5.98%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Online Games
8 1 (0.85%) CCTV
8 1 (0.85%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.11%) Linux
6 13 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.26%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.13%) Solaris
10 6 (5.13%) Unix
10 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) ITIL
2 41 (35.04%) Kalman Filter
3 40 (34.19%) Patch Management
3 40 (34.19%) Web Filtering
4 36 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 30 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (20.51%) DevOps
6 24 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (20.51%) Technical Leadership
7 18 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (11.11%) Project Management
9 12 (10.26%) Information Security
10 10 (8.55%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.98%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Network Management
13 6 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (34.19%) ITIL Certification
2 23 (19.66%) Degree
3 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.11%) MCITP
5 9 (7.69%) HNC
6 7 (5.98%) HND
7 4 (3.42%) MCSE
7 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.56%) CCNA
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.56%) MCSA
9 2 (1.71%) MCP
9 2 (1.71%) MCT
10 1 (0.85%) CCA
10 1 (0.85%) CCAA
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
2 10 (8.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.84%) GDPR
4 5 (4.27%) COBIT
5 3 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 98 (83.76%) Active Directory
2 66 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (47.01%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (9.40%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (9.40%) vSphere
6 10 (8.55%) Terminal Services
7 9 (7.69%) XenApp
8 6 (5.13%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.27%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.85%) Firmware
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (35.04%) SCCM
2 40 (34.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) vMotion
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (76.07%) Microsoft
1 89 (76.07%) VMware
2 63 (53.85%) Cisco
3 62 (52.99%) HP
4 46 (39.32%) Dell
5 40 (34.19%) Forcepoint
5 40 (34.19%) IBM
5 40 (34.19%) McAfee
5 40 (34.19%) Symantec
6 17 (14.53%) Citrix
7 15 (12.82%) NetApp
8 11 (9.40%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.40%) SonicWALL
9 10 (8.55%) Avaya
9 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.98%) Juniper
11 6 (5.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (5.13%) Dell Compellent
11 6 (5.13%) Nokia
11 6 (5.13%) Sun