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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 92 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 27 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 3.24% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 13.00% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 59
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
372 454 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.69% 24.90% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 303 353 471
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 11 £30,000 +15.38% 4
Crewe +2 8 £24,250 +16.86% 2
Chester +8 1 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Runcorn -4 1 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Wilmslow -7 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Knutsford - 1 £70,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (85.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 39 (52.00%) VMware
6 34 (45.33%) MS Exchange
7 32 (42.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
8 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
9 28 (37.33%) DNS
10 26 (34.67%) ITIL
11 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (32.00%) Citrix
13 23 (30.67%) SAN
13 23 (30.67%) Finance
14 22 (29.33%) PowerShell
14 22 (29.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (26.67%) Clustering
15 20 (26.67%) MCITP
15 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (25.33%) VPN
16 19 (25.33%) Windows XP
17 18 (24.00%) DHCP
17 18 (24.00%) Migration
18 17 (22.67%) Cisco
19 16 (21.33%) Firewall
19 16 (21.33%) Problem Management
20 14 (18.67%) Linux
20 14 (18.67%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (45.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (17.33%) IIS
5 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.67%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
2 28 (37.33%) DNS
3 23 (30.67%) SAN
4 19 (25.33%) VPN
5 18 (24.00%) DHCP
6 16 (21.33%) Firewall
7 13 (17.33%) Wireless
8 11 (14.67%) SMTP
8 11 (14.67%) NAS
9 8 (10.67%) VLAN
10 6 (8.00%) Network Security
11 5 (6.67%) DMZ
11 5 (6.67%) LAN
11 5 (6.67%) VoIP
11 5 (6.67%) WAN
12 2 (2.67%) SSL
12 2 (2.67%) Intranet
13 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Support Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.33%) Security Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IT Support
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (85.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (42.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.33%) Windows XP
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (9.33%) CentOS
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) UNIX
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.67%) Android
10 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Migration
3 16 (21.33%) Problem Management
4 10 (13.33%) Time Management
4 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL V3
7 7 (9.33%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.67%) Security Management
9 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
11 3 (4.00%) Change Control
11 3 (4.00%) Line Management
12 2 (2.67%) Process Management
12 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (13.33%) Perl
3 9 (12.00%) VBScript
3 9 (12.00%) VB
4 8 (10.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (26.67%) MCITP
3 14 (18.67%) MCSE
4 10 (13.33%) MCSA
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.00%) Degree
7 5 (6.67%) MCTS
7 5 (6.67%) CCNP
8 4 (5.33%) MCP
9 3 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.67%) Terminal Server
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.00%) XenApp
7 3 (4.00%) vSphere
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (9.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.00%) SCCM
5 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.00%) VMware
3 24 (32.00%) Citrix
4 17 (22.67%) Cisco
5 13 (17.33%) Symantec
6 12 (16.00%) EMC
7 10 (13.33%) IronPort
8 7 (9.33%) HP
9 6 (8.00%) Dell
10 5 (6.67%) Avaya
10 5 (6.67%) Juniper
11 3 (4.00%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.67%) Mitel
12 2 (2.67%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (2.67%) McAfee
12 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
13 1 (1.33%) Sophos
13 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Crewe
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