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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 46 40 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.57% 2.33% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 7.92% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 73
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £23,750 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
433 505 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.15% 29.45% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 339 429 548
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -14 20 £23,500 -3.09% 4
Knutsford +8 8 £43,500 +6.09%
Chester +4 7 £38,176 -1.48% 2
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 - 1
Crewe +7 2 - -
Runcorn +2 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Nantwich -14 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (71.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
5 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 37 (36.27%) Finance
7 36 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (34.31%) VMware
9 33 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 32 (31.37%) DNS
11 31 (30.39%) ITIL
12 30 (29.41%) Citrix
13 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (27.45%) Windows 7
14 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
14 28 (27.45%) MS Office
15 27 (26.47%) .NET
15 27 (26.47%) SQL
15 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
16 25 (24.51%) MCSE
17 24 (23.53%) SAN
18 23 (22.55%) QA
19 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET
20 21 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (19.61%) MCTS
21 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (18.63%) Web Testing
22 19 (18.63%) System Testing
22 19 (18.63%) MCITP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (39.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (11.76%) IIS
5 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.94%) Site Server
9 1 (0.98%) Lync
9 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (27.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.37%) DNS
2 28 (27.45%) TCP/IP
3 24 (23.53%) SAN
4 17 (16.67%) DHCP
5 16 (15.69%) VPN
6 11 (10.78%) LAN
6 11 (10.78%) Firewall
7 10 (9.80%) WAN
8 5 (4.90%) SMTP
8 5 (4.90%) NAS
9 3 (2.94%) Internet
9 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.98%) VoIP
10 1 (0.98%) WLAN
10 1 (0.98%) ADSL
10 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Selenium IDE
1 15 (14.71%) Selenium
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.98%) SilkPerformer
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) Software Tester
2 19 (18.63%) Tester
3 15 (14.71%) IT Support
4 14 (13.73%) Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Server Support
5 9 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Clustering
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Replication
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) Kindle
5 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.98%) CCTV
6 1 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (71.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 17 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 15 (14.71%) Linux
8 12 (11.76%) UNIX
9 8 (7.84%) AIX
10 7 (6.86%) Windows NT
11 6 (5.88%) VMS
12 5 (4.90%) zOS
12 5 (4.90%) MVS
13 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.96%) CentOS
15 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) ITIL
2 19 (18.63%) Web Testing
2 19 (18.63%) System Testing
3 18 (17.65%) Change Management
4 15 (14.71%) Automation Testing
4 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.78%) Migration
6 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.88%) Change Control
7 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.90%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Project Management
10 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) SQL
2 19 (18.63%) C#
2 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.90%) VBScript
5 5 (4.90%) VB
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
5 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (24.51%) MCSE
3 20 (19.61%) MCTS
4 19 (18.63%) MCITP
5 17 (16.67%) MCP
6 12 (11.76%) MCSA
7 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 9 (8.82%) CCNA
8 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.86%) CCA
9 7 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (5.88%) Degree
10 6 (5.88%) ISEB
11 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.94%) MCDST
13 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.96%) PMP
13 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.55%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.73%) VMware ESX
4 14 (13.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 11 (10.78%) XenApp
6 7 (6.86%) vSphere
7 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.92%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.94%) XenServer
8 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.96%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.90%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.96%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.98%) Legato
5 1 (0.98%) SCCM
5 1 (0.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 35 (34.31%) VMware
3 30 (29.41%) Citrix
4 15 (14.71%) Cisco
5 13 (12.75%) Symantec
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle
6 7 (6.86%) HP
7 5 (4.90%) Dell
7 5 (4.90%) McAfee
7 5 (4.90%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.92%) AppSense
8 4 (3.92%) NetApp
8 4 (3.92%) IBM
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (1.96%) Infor
10 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.96%) CA
11 1 (0.98%) Sun
11 1 (0.98%) SAP
11 1 (0.98%) Sophos
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