Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 236 196
Rank change year-on-year +59 -40 -65
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 117 91 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 0.90% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 4.42% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 92 76 144
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,984 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,668 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +5.71%

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 1,600 2,057 2,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.10% 20.40% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,808 1,932
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,785 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.98% +2.24% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,813 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +42 69 £50,000 +33.33%
Shropshire -3 9 £21,750 -1.14%
Staffordshire +18 8 £36,250 +31.82% 4
Coventry +16 8 £28,750 -19.01%
Dudley - 8 £26,000 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire +38 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Solihull +2 2 £38,250 +44.34%
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £23,750 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £30,000 -11.11%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (81.20%) Active Directory
3 83 (70.94%) VMware
4 82 (70.09%) Microsoft
5 65 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (54.70%) Cisco
7 60 (51.28%) DHCP
7 60 (51.28%) HP
8 53 (45.30%) DNS
9 52 (44.44%) ITIL
10 50 (42.74%) MS Exchange
10 50 (42.74%) Hyper-V
11 47 (40.17%) Windows Server
11 47 (40.17%) Firewall
12 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (31.62%) Dell
14 36 (30.77%) SharePoint
15 33 (28.21%) Service Delivery
15 33 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
16 31 (26.50%) Data Centre
16 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
17 30 (25.64%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
17 30 (25.64%) SCCM
18 29 (24.79%) Patch Management
18 29 (24.79%) Web Filtering
18 29 (24.79%) Symantec
18 29 (24.79%) McAfee
18 29 (24.79%) Norton AntiVirus

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 50 (42.74%) MS Exchange
2 36 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 30 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.22%) Office 365
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.28%) DHCP
2 53 (45.30%) DNS
3 47 (40.17%) Firewall
4 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
5 28 (23.93%) SAN
6 23 (19.66%) IPsec
7 18 (15.38%) WAN
8 16 (13.68%) LAN
8 16 (13.68%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (13.68%) VLAN
9 13 (11.11%) MPLS
10 8 (6.84%) BGP
10 8 (6.84%) DSL
10 8 (6.84%) DWDM
10 8 (6.84%) IPv6
10 8 (6.84%) OSPF
10 8 (6.84%) SHDSL
10 8 (6.84%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (6.84%) VSAN
11 7 (5.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) IT Support
3 14 (11.97%) Technical Leader
4 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (9.40%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Implementation Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (6.84%) NOC Technician
6 8 (6.84%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Data Centre
2 26 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (14.53%) HP StoreVirtual
4 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 9 (7.69%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.71%) EMV
7 2 (1.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (40.17%) Windows Server
3 42 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.68%) Linux
5 16 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
8 12 (10.26%) Windows 10
9 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.84%) Solaris
10 8 (6.84%) Unix
10 8 (6.84%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) ITIL
2 33 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
2 33 (28.21%) Service Delivery
3 29 (24.79%) Patch Management
3 29 (24.79%) Web Filtering
4 20 (17.09%) DevOps
4 20 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (17.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (13.68%) Project Management
6 15 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.69%) Presales
7 9 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (6.84%) ITSM
8 8 (6.84%) Network Management
8 8 (6.84%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (6.84%) RAD
9 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) SQL
2 16 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (18.80%) Degree
3 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (12.82%) HNC
5 9 (7.69%) HND
6 7 (5.98%) MCITP
6 7 (5.98%) MCSA
6 7 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.13%) MCP
8 5 (4.27%) MCSE
9 4 (3.42%) CCNA
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.85%) CCA
10 1 (0.85%) CCAA
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
2 9 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.27%) COBIT
4 4 (3.42%) GDPR
5 3 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 95 (81.20%) Active Directory
2 65 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (42.74%) Hyper-V
4 17 (14.53%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (14.53%) vSphere
4 17 (14.53%) XenApp
5 16 (13.68%) Terminal Services
5 16 (13.68%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.84%) VMware NSX
6 8 (6.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (25.64%) SCCM
2 29 (24.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.71%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 83 (70.94%) VMware
2 82 (70.09%) Microsoft
3 64 (54.70%) Cisco
4 60 (51.28%) HP
5 37 (31.62%) Dell
6 29 (24.79%) Forcepoint
6 29 (24.79%) IBM
6 29 (24.79%) McAfee
6 29 (24.79%) Symantec
7 27 (23.08%) Citrix
8 26 (22.22%) NetApp
9 18 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 17 (14.53%) SonicWALL
11 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
12 10 (8.55%) Juniper
13 8 (6.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 8 (6.84%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (6.84%) Nokia
13 8 (6.84%) Sun
13 8 (6.84%) Telindus