The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 100 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 23 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.31% 2.70% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 10.87% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 41
Average salary £26,271 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
Windows Server 2003
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
437 423 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.83% 24.81% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 355 323 446
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -6 9 £35,000 +48.93%
Chester -3 5 £26,041 -31.78%
Crewe -8 5 £20,000 - 2
Nantwich - 2 £33,750 -
Runcorn -10 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
3 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (41.51%) DNS
6 22 (41.51%) VMware
7 21 (39.62%) ITIL
8 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
9 19 (35.85%) DHCP
10 18 (33.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
11 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
11 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (30.19%) Cisco
12 16 (30.19%) SQL
13 15 (28.30%) VPN
13 15 (28.30%) Degree
13 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
14 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (26.42%) Terminal Server
15 13 (24.53%) SLA
15 13 (24.53%) Firewall
15 13 (24.53%) Finance
15 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
16 12 (22.64%) Wireless
16 12 (22.64%) Citrix
17 11 (20.75%) IIS
17 11 (20.75%) Time Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.66%) Lync
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle 9iAS
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) ProjectWise
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Primavera
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) DHCP
3 15 (28.30%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) Firewall
5 12 (22.64%) Wireless
6 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.21%) LAN
7 7 (13.21%) WAN
7 7 (13.21%) VLAN
8 3 (5.66%) SAN
9 2 (3.77%) DMZ
9 2 (3.77%) Network Security
9 2 (3.77%) NAS
9 2 (3.77%) SMTP
9 2 (3.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) SSL
10 1 (1.89%) Internet
10 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Financial Institution
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Team Leader
1 12 (22.64%) Support Team Leader
2 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) DBA
3 8 (15.09%) Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Desktop Team Leader
4 7 (13.21%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support
4 7 (13.21%) Desktop Support
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) WebCenter
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Life Science
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
5 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
6 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.55%) CentOS
7 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) UNIX
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
4 11 (20.75%) Time Management
4 11 (20.75%) Migration
4 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
5 9 (16.98%) Risk Management
5 9 (16.98%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
6 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) Line Management
8 6 (11.32%) Process Management
9 5 (9.43%) Security Management
9 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (9.43%) Open Source
10 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (5.66%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Prolog
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (28.30%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) MCITP
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.32%) MCSA
5 4 (7.55%) HND
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) MCTS
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
6 3 (5.66%) OCP
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCSE
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) Terminal Server
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.32%) VMware Server
5 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
4 12 (22.64%) Citrix
5 8 (15.09%) Symantec
6 7 (13.21%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
8 3 (5.66%) CommVault
9 2 (3.77%) Avaya
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) Mitel
9 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.77%) IronPort
10 1 (1.89%) NetApp
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