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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 105 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 2.72% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.27% 11.21% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 29
Average salary £26,041 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.87% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,700 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
445 437 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.87% 24.25% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 359 343 430
Average salary £37,500 £33,852 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 -10 6 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Chester -4 4 £26,041 -31.78%
Crewe -8 3 - -
Nantwich +17 2 £33,750 -
Wilmslow +3 2 £20,000 -38.46%
Runcorn -8 1 - - 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 31 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (42.22%) DNS
7 18 (40.00%) DHCP
7 18 (40.00%) ITIL
7 18 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (37.78%) VMware
8 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
8 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
10 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 15 (33.33%) SQL
11 14 (31.11%) Cisco
11 14 (31.11%) Terminal Server
11 14 (31.11%) Degree
11 14 (31.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (28.89%) Finance
12 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
12 13 (28.89%) VPN
12 13 (28.89%) SLA
12 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
13 11 (24.44%) Wireless
13 11 (24.44%) Firewall
13 11 (24.44%) Business Continuity
14 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (20.00%) Retail
15 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.78%) IIS
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.67%) Lync
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle 9iAS
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Primavera
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DNS
2 18 (40.00%) DHCP
3 13 (28.89%) VPN
4 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 11 (24.44%) Wireless
5 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Team Leader
1 11 (24.44%) Support Team Leader
2 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) DBA
4 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Desktop Team Leader
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) IT Support
7 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Solaris Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Life Science
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
5 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 14 (31.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
1 18 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
3 11 (24.44%) Business Continuity
4 9 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.00%) Migration
4 9 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (17.78%) Time Management
6 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.56%) Line Management
6 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) Process Management
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
9 4 (8.89%) Security Management
9 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (6.67%) Service Management
10 3 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.11%) Degree
3 8 (17.78%) MCITP
4 6 (13.33%) MCSA
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.89%) HND
7 3 (6.67%) MCSE
7 3 (6.67%) OCP
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (6.67%) MCTS
7 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 2 (4.44%) MCP
8 2 (4.44%) CCNP
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Terminal Server
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
5 6 (13.33%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Symantec
6 5 (11.11%) Dell
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) CommVault
8 2 (4.44%) Mitel
8 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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