Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 190 129
Rank change year-on-year -48 -61 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 91 156 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.38% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 6.86% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 135 229
West Midlands median annual salary £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18,984 £20,600 £21,000
90th Percentile £42,668 £43,750 £44,800
England median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.37% +4.29% -

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 2060 2273 2212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.40% 20.10% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1893 1923
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,906 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -14 38 £37,500 +15.38%
Shropshire +15 21 £22,000 -45.00% 4
Staffordshire -2 10 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Coventry -1 7 £35,500 -12.35%
Warwickshire -8 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Walsall +5 3 £27,000 -10.00%
Worcestershire -21 2 £33,750 +40.63%
West Bromwich +1 1 £22,000 -34.81%
Solihull -2 1 £26,500 +2.91% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 67 (73.63%) Active Directory
3 66 (72.53%) Windows Server
4 61 (67.03%) Microsoft
5 55 (60.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (56.04%) VMware
7 44 (48.35%) MS Exchange
8 39 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (28.57%) DNS
11 25 (27.47%) DHCP
11 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (25.27%) Citrix
12 23 (25.27%) SAN
13 22 (24.18%) LAN
13 22 (24.18%) MCSE
14 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
15 20 (21.98%) Firewall
16 19 (20.88%) WAN
17 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
17 18 (19.78%) ITIL
17 18 (19.78%) SCOM
18 17 (18.68%) SCCM
18 17 (18.68%) Finance
19 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
19 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (16.48%) VMware ESXi
20 15 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2003
20 15 (16.48%) Windows XP
20 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management

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 (48.35%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) DNS
2 25 (27.47%) DHCP
3 23 (25.27%) SAN
4 22 (24.18%) LAN
5 20 (21.98%) Firewall
6 19 (20.88%) WAN
7 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
8 13 (14.29%) SSL
9 10 (10.99%) NAS
9 10 (10.99%) VoIP
10 9 (9.89%) IPsec
11 7 (7.69%) VLAN
12 6 (6.59%) FTP
12 6 (6.59%) HTTP
12 6 (6.59%) SMTP
12 6 (6.59%) SSH
13 5 (5.49%) SNMP
13 5 (5.49%) Wireless
14 4 (4.40%) Telnet
15 3 (3.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) OLAP
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Advertising
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 24 (26.37%) Support Engineer
3 22 (24.18%) Support Analyst
4 15 (16.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Technical Support
6 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (9.89%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Network Support
7 9 (9.89%) Server Support
7 9 (9.89%) Technical Leader
8 8 (8.79%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (8.79%) IT Support
9 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) 1st Line Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) WAP
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Clustering
2 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) EPoS
4 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (72.53%) Windows Server
3 55 (60.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.48%) Windows XP
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.69%) Android
9 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.49%) Linux
9 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.49%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (5.49%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.20%) Unix
12 1 (1.10%) HPUX
12 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.38%) Change Management
3 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.19%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) Project Management
5 11 (12.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (10.99%) Business Continuity
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) BCP
7 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (9.89%) Contingency Planning
7 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
7 9 (9.89%) Network Design
7 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.89%) Six Sigma
7 9 (9.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (7.69%) Patch Management
9 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (24.18%) MCSE
3 13 (14.29%) CCNA
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (14.29%) MCITP
4 11 (12.09%) MCSA
5 5 (5.49%) MOS
5 5 (5.49%) VCP4
5 5 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.40%) CCNP
7 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.10%) Degree
9 1 (1.10%) MCDST
9 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.89%) COBIT
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (73.63%) Active Directory
2 39 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.48%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (9.89%) UAG
6 6 (6.59%) XenApp
7 5 (5.49%) vSphere
8 2 (2.20%) XenServer
9 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) SCOM
2 17 (18.68%) SCCM
3 14 (15.38%) WSUS
4 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (7.69%) vCenter Server
7 5 (5.49%) MOM
8 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
10 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 51 (56.04%) VMware
3 23 (25.27%) Citrix
4 13 (14.29%) HP
5 10 (10.99%) Veeam
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco
7 5 (5.49%) Dell
8 4 (4.40%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.40%) Aruba
8 4 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.40%) Motorola
9 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.30%) Symantec
10 2 (2.20%) AirMagnet
10 2 (2.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.20%) Apple
10 2 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.20%) CA
10 2 (2.20%) McAfee
10 2 (2.20%) Meru Networks