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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 78 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 41 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 2.97% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.11% 11.65% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 36
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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
450 412 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.51% 25.53% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 387 345 465
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 March 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 13 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Chester +15 6 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Knutsford - 5 £67,500 -
Crewe +17 2 - - 2
Runcorn -9 2 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Nantwich - 2 £42,500 -
Wilmslow -2 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Macclesfield -21 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 46 (51.11%) MS Exchange
5 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
6 42 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 40 (44.44%) VMware
8 38 (42.22%) DNS
9 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (34.44%) SAN
11 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 29 (32.22%) Clustering
12 29 (32.22%) ITIL
12 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
13 28 (31.11%) Finance
14 27 (30.00%) Migration
14 27 (30.00%) Citrix
15 26 (28.89%) MCITP
15 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (25.56%) Linux
17 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
18 20 (22.22%) SMTP
18 20 (22.22%) DHCP
18 20 (22.22%) IIS
18 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (21.11%) NAS
19 19 (21.11%) VPN
19 19 (21.11%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (51.11%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (22.22%) IIS
5 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 38 (42.22%) DNS
3 31 (34.44%) SAN
4 20 (22.22%) SMTP
4 20 (22.22%) DHCP
5 19 (21.11%) VPN
5 19 (21.11%) NAS
6 11 (12.22%) Firewall
7 7 (7.78%) Wireless
7 7 (7.78%) Network Security
8 6 (6.67%) VLAN
8 6 (6.67%) LAN
8 6 (6.67%) WAN
9 5 (5.56%) VoIP
9 5 (5.56%) DMZ
10 2 (2.22%) Intranet
10 2 (2.22%) MPLS
11 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
General
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) IT Support
8 4 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.44%) Server Support
9 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Clustering
2 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.56%) Linux
5 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
6 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.22%) UNIX
8 7 (7.78%) CentOS
8 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.22%) Android
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) VMS
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) ITIL
2 27 (30.00%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 13 (14.44%) Problem Management
5 10 (11.11%) Time Management
6 9 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Security Management
8 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.44%) Change Control
9 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.33%) Test Management
10 2 (2.22%) Operations Management
10 2 (2.22%) Change Management
10 2 (2.22%) Project Management
10 2 (2.22%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 18 (20.00%) Perl
3 9 (10.00%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) VBScript
3 9 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (28.89%) MCITP
3 18 (20.00%) MCSE
4 13 (14.44%) MCSA
5 10 (11.11%) MCTS
6 8 (8.89%) MCP
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 6 (6.67%) CCNP
9 4 (4.44%) ISEB
9 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.22%) CCNA
11 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.56%) vSphere
5 5 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) XenApp
7 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (18.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 40 (44.44%) VMware
3 27 (30.00%) Citrix
4 19 (21.11%) Symantec
5 18 (20.00%) Cisco
5 18 (20.00%) IronPort
6 12 (13.33%) EMC
7 5 (5.56%) Avaya
7 5 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (2.22%) McAfee
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.11%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) Sophos
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