The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 31 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.82% 1.89% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 5.77% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,359
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.04%
Windows Server 2003
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.93% 32.70% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 25
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bolton region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Draytek
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Draytek
2 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam