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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 60 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.26% 3.75% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 12.20% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 78
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
468 574 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.39% 30.73% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 364 454 522
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -16 16 £26,000 -10.34% 1
Wilmslow - 12 £30,000 - 3
Runcorn +2 7 £24,000 -16.52%
Chester +12 5 £27,000 -6.08%
Macclesfield -2 5 £28,500 +14.00%
Crewe - 3 £20,750 -
Knutsford - 1 £35,000 - 2
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
6 35 (36.84%) VMware
7 32 (33.68%) SQL
8 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 29 (30.53%) Cisco
9 29 (30.53%) DNS
9 29 (30.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (29.47%) MS Exchange
10 28 (29.47%) IIS
11 27 (28.42%) .NET
12 26 (27.37%) QA
13 25 (26.32%) Citrix
14 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET
15 22 (23.16%) ITIL
15 22 (23.16%) Finance
15 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (22.11%) MCSE
17 20 (21.05%) C#
17 20 (21.05%) HTML
17 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
17 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (21.05%) Web Testing
17 20 (21.05%) System Testing
18 19 (20.00%) MS Office
19 17 (17.89%) SAN
20 16 (16.84%) T-SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (29.47%) MS Exchange
1 28 (29.47%) IIS
2 14 (14.74%) Apache
2 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (4.21%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.21%) Lync
7 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.16%) Site Server
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) DNS
2 17 (17.89%) SAN
3 15 (15.79%) Firewall
4 14 (14.74%) SMTP
5 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.53%) VPN
6 10 (10.53%) FTP
6 10 (10.53%) LAN
6 10 (10.53%) WAN
7 9 (9.47%) DHCP
8 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.26%) Internet
10 4 (4.21%) LDAP
10 4 (4.21%) NAS
10 4 (4.21%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.11%) IPsec
11 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.05%) IPv4
12 1 (1.05%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.42%) OLTP
3 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.16%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Selenium
1 12 (12.63%) Selenium IDE
2 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Retail
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 20 (21.05%) Tester
2 20 (21.05%) Software Tester
3 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.32%) IT Support
6 5 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) .NET
2 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) Web Services
4 3 (3.16%) J2EE
4 3 (3.16%) LAMP
5 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.05%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) COM
5 1 (1.05%) SOAP
5 1 (1.05%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.37%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.11%) FMCG
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (15.79%) Windows 2000
5 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
7 11 (11.58%) Windows NT
8 8 (8.42%) Linux
9 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.37%) zOS
9 7 (7.37%) MVS
9 7 (7.37%) AIX
10 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.11%) CentOS
12 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Web Testing
2 20 (21.05%) System Testing
3 12 (12.63%) Migration
3 12 (12.63%) Project Management
3 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.63%) Automation Testing
4 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
5 7 (7.37%) Capacity Management
5 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
5 7 (7.37%) Performance Management
5 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.16%) Change Control
6 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.16%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.16%) ERP
7 2 (2.11%) Change Management
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.11%) Time Management
7 2 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 20 (21.05%) C#
2 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.16%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (22.11%) MCSE
3 14 (14.74%) MCP
4 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.63%) CCNA
5 11 (11.58%) Degree
6 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 9 (9.47%) MCTS
8 8 (8.42%) ISEB
9 5 (5.26%) MCITP
10 3 (3.16%) MCDST
10 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.16%) MCSA
10 3 (3.16%) RHCE
11 2 (2.11%) PMP
11 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.37%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.42%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.26%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.21%) Terminal Server
7 4 (4.21%) Squid
8 3 (3.16%) vSphere
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.05%) UAG
10 1 (1.05%) XenServer
10 1 (1.05%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Tivoli
1 7 (7.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.26%) SCCM
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.16%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.11%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.05%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) MOM
6 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.84%) VMware
3 29 (30.53%) Cisco
4 25 (26.32%) Citrix
5 11 (11.58%) HP
6 9 (9.47%) Oracle
7 8 (8.42%) Symantec
8 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.16%) Trend Micro
9 3 (3.16%) Foundry
9 3 (3.16%) Brocade
9 3 (3.16%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.16%) IronPort
9 3 (3.16%) AppSense
9 3 (3.16%) Compaq
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.16%) Sophos
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Infor
Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago