Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 211 139
Rank change year-on-year -18 -72 -49
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 87 117 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.11% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 5.29% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73 107 194
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £17,550 £20,650 £20,750
90th Percentile £43,534 £41,750 £47,050
England median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,042 2,213 2,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.96% 20.97% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 1,888 1,746
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,305 £53,750
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +10 33 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Shropshire +21 24 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Staffordshire -3 10 £22,000 -
Coventry -7 9 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Warwickshire +5 5 £40,000 +5.96% 1
Walsall - 5 £30,500 -
Worcestershire -17 2 £34,500 -6.12% 3
Herefordshire +6 1 £29,500 +7.27%
Solihull -14 1 £35,500 +37.86%
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,500 - 3
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (78.16%) Active Directory
3 65 (74.71%) Windows Server
4 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
5 49 (56.32%) VMware
5 49 (56.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (49.43%) MS Exchange
7 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
10 24 (27.59%) SAN
11 23 (26.44%) DNS
12 22 (25.29%) Citrix
12 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (25.29%) ITIL
12 22 (25.29%) LAN
13 21 (24.14%) Firewall
13 21 (24.14%) WAN
13 21 (24.14%) DHCP
14 20 (22.99%) MCSE
14 20 (22.99%) Hyper-V
15 19 (21.84%) Finance
16 18 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (20.69%) SCOM
17 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (17.24%) SSL
19 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
19 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
19 14 (16.09%) WSUS

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 43 (49.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.30%) IaaS
3 2 (2.30%) PaaS
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) SAN
2 23 (26.44%) DNS
3 22 (25.29%) LAN
4 21 (24.14%) DHCP
4 21 (24.14%) Firewall
4 21 (24.14%) WAN
5 15 (17.24%) SSL
6 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 11 (12.64%) IPsec
7 11 (12.64%) VoIP
8 10 (11.49%) NAS
9 5 (5.75%) SNMP
10 4 (4.60%) FTP
10 4 (4.60%) HTTP
10 4 (4.60%) SMTP
10 4 (4.60%) SSH
10 4 (4.60%) Telnet
11 3 (3.45%) Internet
11 3 (3.45%) VLAN
11 3 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) OLAP
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Support Analyst
3 22 (25.29%) Support Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Technical Support
5 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Network Support
7 10 (11.49%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (10.34%) Server Support
9 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Technical Leader
10 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Network Analyst
11 6 (6.90%) IT Support
11 6 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
11 6 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) WAP
2 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) Flash
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.30%) EPoS
3 2 (2.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) iPhone
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server
3 49 (56.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.75%) Android
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.60%) Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.30%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.15%) HPUX
12 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.94%) Project Management
5 12 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 11 (12.64%) Change Management
6 11 (12.64%) IT Strategy
6 11 (12.64%) Network Design
6 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (12.64%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.34%) BCP
8 9 (10.34%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (10.34%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (10.34%) Six Sigma
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) Service Management
11 6 (6.90%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.30%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.99%) MCSE
3 12 (13.79%) MCITP
4 11 (12.64%) CCNA
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.64%) MCSA
5 5 (5.75%) VCP4
5 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.30%) CCNP
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) MOS
6 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.64%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (78.16%) Active Directory
2 41 (47.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.99%) Hyper-V
4 18 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.34%) UAG
6 5 (5.75%) XenApp
7 3 (3.45%) vSphere
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCOM
2 14 (16.09%) WSUS
3 13 (14.94%) SCCM
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (6.90%) vCenter Server
7 5 (5.75%) MOM
8 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.15%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) VMware
3 22 (25.29%) Citrix
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 6 (6.90%) Veeam
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco
7 3 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.30%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.30%) Aruba
8 2 (2.30%) CA
8 2 (2.30%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.30%) Motorola
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.15%) Apple
9 1 (1.15%) McAfee
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.15%) QAD