Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 226 187
Rank change year-on-year +33 -39 -52
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 106 93 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.58% 4.36% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 95 77 147
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,600 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +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 1,611 2,134 2,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.66% 21.55% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 1,866 1,989
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,111 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +24 58 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Coventry +18 12 £30,000 -20.00%
Shropshire +15 9 £22,000 -47.15%
Staffordshire +14 8 £35,000 +26.13% 1
Wolverhampton +8 6 £35,000 +59.09%
Dudley - 6 £26,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Solihull +2 2 £38,250 +44.34%
Worcestershire +15 1 £30,000 -9.09%
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (80.19%) Active Directory
3 73 (68.87%) VMware
4 63 (59.43%) Firewall
4 63 (59.43%) MS Exchange
5 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
6 55 (51.89%) Windows Server
7 53 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (46.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (39.62%) Cisco
9 42 (39.62%) ITIL
10 41 (38.68%) DHCP
10 41 (38.68%) HP
11 36 (33.96%) SAN
12 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (32.08%) IPsec
14 33 (31.13%) DNS
15 32 (30.19%) SQL
16 29 (27.36%) TCP/IP
16 29 (27.36%) Hyper-V
17 26 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (24.53%) Office 365
18 25 (23.58%) Citrix
18 25 (23.58%) VMware ESXi
19 24 (22.64%) WAN
19 24 (22.64%) NetApp
19 24 (22.64%) Project Management
20 22 (20.75%) LAN
21 21 (19.81%) Windows XP
21 21 (19.81%) SQL Server

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 63 (59.43%) MS Exchange
2 26 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
5 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.53%) Office 365
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (59.43%) Firewall
2 41 (38.68%) DHCP
3 36 (33.96%) SAN
4 34 (32.08%) IPsec
5 33 (31.13%) DNS
6 29 (27.36%) TCP/IP
7 24 (22.64%) WAN
8 22 (20.75%) LAN
9 17 (16.04%) SSL
9 17 (16.04%) VoIP
10 16 (15.09%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (11.32%) VLAN
12 9 (8.49%) MPLS
13 8 (7.55%) IPv6
13 8 (7.55%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (7.55%) VSAN
14 7 (6.60%) BGP
14 7 (6.60%) DWDM
14 7 (6.60%) OSPF
14 7 (6.60%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Analyst
2 22 (20.75%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (15.09%) Support Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) IT Support
6 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (10.38%) IT Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 9 (8.49%) Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Presales Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (8.49%) Technical Presales Consultant
9 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Help Desk Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) HP StoreVirtual
2 11 (10.38%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.55%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.55%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.89%) EMV
6 2 (1.89%) Fintech
7 1 (0.94%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (51.89%) Windows Server
3 49 (46.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (19.81%) Windows XP
6 15 (14.15%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.26%) Linux
7 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (12.26%) Windows 10
7 13 (12.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.60%) Solaris
8 7 (6.60%) Unix
8 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.94%) Android
10 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) ITIL
2 24 (22.64%) Project Management
3 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
4 15 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (13.21%) Business Continuity
5 14 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (13.21%) IT Strategy
5 14 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (13.21%) Network Design
5 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.21%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (12.26%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.49%) PDM
7 9 (8.49%) Presales
7 9 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.55%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.55%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (7.55%) Web Filtering
9 7 (6.60%) Network Management
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) Bash Shell
2 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 13 (12.26%) HNC
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (10.38%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.55%) HND
5 6 (5.66%) CCNA
5 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.66%) MCSA
5 6 (5.66%) MCSE
6 5 (4.72%) MCITP
6 5 (4.72%) MCP
6 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.15%) SLA
3 14 (13.21%) COBIT
4 3 (2.83%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 85 (80.19%) Active Directory
2 53 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.36%) Hyper-V
4 25 (23.58%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (16.04%) Forefront TMG
6 16 (15.09%) Terminal Services
7 15 (14.15%) vSphere
7 15 (14.15%) XenApp
8 8 (7.55%) VMware NSX
8 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
2 5 (4.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.89%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (68.87%) VMware
2 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
3 42 (39.62%) Cisco
4 41 (38.68%) HP
5 25 (23.58%) Citrix
6 24 (22.64%) NetApp
7 20 (18.87%) CheckPoint
8 17 (16.04%) SonicWALL
9 16 (15.09%) Dell
10 13 (12.26%) Red Hat
11 9 (8.49%) Juniper
11 9 (8.49%) Mitel
11 9 (8.49%) WatchGuard
12 8 (7.55%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (7.55%) Forcepoint
12 8 (7.55%) IBM
12 8 (7.55%) McAfee
12 8 (7.55%) Symantec
13 7 (6.60%) Nokia
13 7 (6.60%) Telindus