Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 246 188
Rank change year-on-year +19 -58 -43
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 80 86 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.85% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.51% 4.01% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 77 76 155
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.09% +3.94%
10th Percentile £20,900 £20,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,450 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,625
% change year-on-year -1.33% +2.39% -1.01%

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 1,772 2,146 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.84% 21.18% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,861 2,008
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -1.85%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 July 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 21 July 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 +2 43 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Shropshire +28 9 £22,000 -51.11%
Staffordshire -4 8 £22,000 -24.79% 2
Coventry +3 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Wolverhampton -8 4 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Dudley - 4 £25,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Solihull +7 1 £41,500 +56.60%
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Active Directory
3 63 (78.75%) Firewall
4 57 (71.25%) VMware
5 53 (66.25%) MS Exchange
6 52 (65.00%) Windows Server
7 46 (57.50%) ITIL
8 45 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (48.75%) SAN
10 37 (46.25%) SQL Server
11 36 (45.00%) WAN
11 36 (45.00%) IPsec
12 35 (43.75%) LAN
12 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
13 34 (42.50%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (37.50%) SSL
15 30 (37.50%) PRINCE2
16 27 (33.75%) Project Management
16 27 (33.75%) VoIP
17 25 (31.25%) Finance
17 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (30.00%) COBIT
18 24 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
18 24 (30.00%) IT Strategy
18 24 (30.00%) Network Design
18 24 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (30.00%) Business Continuity

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 53 (66.25%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (78.75%) Firewall
2 39 (48.75%) SAN
3 36 (45.00%) IPsec
3 36 (45.00%) WAN
4 35 (43.75%) LAN
5 30 (37.50%) SSL
6 27 (33.75%) VoIP
7 24 (30.00%) DHCP
8 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
9 21 (26.25%) DNS
10 8 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.75%) VLAN
12 6 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (5.00%) MPLS
14 3 (3.75%) IPv6
14 3 (3.75%) Spanning Tree
14 3 (3.75%) VPN
14 3 (3.75%) VSAN
14 3 (3.75%) Wireless
15 2 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Analyst
2 29 (36.25%) Support Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (22.50%) Network Support
4 17 (21.25%) Network Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Network Support Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Technical Support
10 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.50%) EMV
5 2 (2.50%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.50%) Linux
8 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) Unix
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Android
10 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) ITIL
2 30 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 27 (33.75%) Project Management
4 24 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 24 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (30.00%) IT Strategy
4 24 (30.00%) Network Design
4 24 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.50%) PDM
6 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.50%) Ticket Management
7 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.00%) ITSM
8 4 (5.00%) Presales
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) MCITP
3 6 (7.50%) CCNA
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.50%) HNC
3 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) MCP
4 4 (5.00%) MCSA
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.50%) HND
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (30.00%) COBIT
3 7 (8.75%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (83.75%) Active Directory
2 45 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (42.50%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.25%) XenApp
5 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.00%) vSphere
6 7 (8.75%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.75%) VMware NSX
8 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) RSA enVision
1 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (71.25%) VMware
2 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) Cisco
4 20 (25.00%) Citrix
5 15 (18.75%) HP
6 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
7 12 (15.00%) NetApp
8 8 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (8.75%) SonicWALL
10 6 (7.50%) Mitel
10 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.50%) WatchGuard
11 5 (6.25%) Juniper
12 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.75%) Dell
13 3 (3.75%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (2.50%) Nokia
14 2 (2.50%) Sun
14 2 (2.50%) Tripwire