The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 46 47 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.64% 2.71% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.85% 9.16% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 73
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,650 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
424 513 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.31% 29.55% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 327 443 548
Average salary £33,852 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 21 £23,500 -3.09% 1
Chester +6 7 £38,176 +9.07% 2
Knutsford +10 6 £34,750 -15.24%
Wilmslow - 4 £32,500 - 1
Crewe +13 3 - -
Runcorn +1 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Nantwich -15 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (68.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
5 38 (37.25%) MS Exchange
6 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 34 (33.33%) Finance
8 33 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 33 (32.35%) VMware
9 30 (29.41%) DNS
10 29 (28.43%) ITIL
10 29 (28.43%) Citrix
11 28 (27.45%) SQL
11 28 (27.45%) .NET
11 28 (27.45%) MS Office
12 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
12 27 (26.47%) Windows 7
12 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (25.49%) MCSE
13 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
13 26 (25.49%) QA
14 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
15 23 (22.55%) SAN
16 21 (20.59%) C#
16 21 (20.59%) HTML
16 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
16 21 (20.59%) Web Testing
16 21 (20.59%) System Testing
17 20 (19.61%) T-SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 38 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (11.76%) IIS
5 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.94%) Site Server
8 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (27.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) DNS
2 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
3 23 (22.55%) SAN
4 17 (16.67%) DHCP
5 16 (15.69%) VPN
6 11 (10.78%) LAN
6 11 (10.78%) Firewall
7 10 (9.80%) WAN
8 3 (2.94%) SMTP
8 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.94%) NAS
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
9 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.98%) VoIP
9 1 (0.98%) WLAN
9 1 (0.98%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.90%) OLTP
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Selenium
1 16 (15.69%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Tester
1 21 (20.59%) Support Engineer
1 21 (20.59%) Software Tester
2 15 (14.71%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) IT Support
3 9 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Consultant
4 8 (7.84%) Server Support
4 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Tester
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Tester
7 5 (4.90%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) .NET
2 25 (24.51%) ASP.NET
3 21 (20.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Replication
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Kindle
4 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
5 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (68.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
4 17 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 14 (13.73%) Linux
6 11 (10.78%) UNIX
7 9 (8.82%) AIX
8 8 (7.84%) Windows NT
9 6 (5.88%) zOS
9 6 (5.88%) MVS
10 5 (4.90%) VMS
11 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) ITIL
2 21 (20.59%) Web Testing
2 21 (20.59%) System Testing
3 16 (15.69%) Automation Testing
3 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.71%) Change Management
5 11 (10.78%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.86%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.90%) Change Control
9 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.94%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.94%) Project Management
11 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) C#
2 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.90%) VBScript
5 5 (4.90%) VB
5 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (25.49%) MCSE
3 19 (18.63%) MCTS
4 18 (17.65%) MCITP
4 18 (17.65%) MCP
5 12 (11.76%) MCSA
6 10 (9.80%) CCNA
6 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.86%) Degree
8 6 (5.88%) ISEB
8 6 (5.88%) CCA
8 6 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.94%) MCDST
11 2 (1.96%) PMP
11 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.49%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 12 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 11 (10.78%) XenApp
7 7 (6.86%) vSphere
8 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.92%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.94%) XenServer
10 2 (1.96%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.96%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.98%) Legato
5 1 (0.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.98%) SCCM
5 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.35%) VMware
3 29 (28.43%) Citrix
4 16 (15.69%) Cisco
5 11 (10.78%) Symantec
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle
6 7 (6.86%) HP
7 5 (4.90%) Dell
8 4 (3.92%) IBM
8 4 (3.92%) AppSense
8 4 (3.92%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
9 3 (2.94%) McAfee
10 2 (1.96%) Infor
10 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.96%) CA
11 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
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