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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 65 45 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.32% 2.88% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.74% 10.90% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 71
Average salary £34,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £42,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
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
473 413 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 26.41% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 378 346 427
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +6 33 £23,500 +9.30% 6
Knutsford -3 13 £38,500 -6.09%
Crewe +5 6 £24,750 -
Chester -14 4 £55,000 +103.70% 1
Nantwich -11 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (81.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (44.25%) Windows 7
4 46 (40.71%) MS Exchange
4 46 (40.71%) Finance
5 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
6 43 (38.05%) Windows XP
7 41 (36.28%) Active Directory
7 41 (36.28%) VMware
8 40 (35.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
10 38 (33.63%) DNS
11 34 (30.09%) MS Office
11 34 (30.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 31 (27.43%) MCITP
12 31 (27.43%) MS Excel
12 31 (27.43%) ITIL
12 31 (27.43%) Linux
13 30 (26.55%) Citrix
13 30 (26.55%) MCTS
14 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
15 27 (23.89%) UNIX
16 26 (23.01%) MCSE
17 25 (22.12%) SQL
17 25 (22.12%) SAN
18 23 (20.35%) VMware ESX
18 23 (20.35%) Change Management
18 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (20.35%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (40.71%) MS Exchange
2 34 (30.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.50%) IIS
5 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.88%) Site Server
9 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (30.09%) MS Office
2 31 (27.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
1 38 (33.63%) DNS
2 25 (22.12%) SAN
3 20 (17.70%) VPN
3 20 (17.70%) DHCP
4 12 (10.62%) SMTP
4 12 (10.62%) LAN
5 11 (9.73%) WAN
5 11 (9.73%) NAS
6 8 (7.08%) Firewall
7 3 (2.65%) Internet
7 3 (2.65%) MPLS
8 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.88%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.88%) ADSL
8 1 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.96%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (7.08%) Selenium
4 8 (7.08%) Selenium IDE
General
1 46 (40.71%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Retail
3 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Support Engineer
2 14 (12.39%) IT Support
3 13 (11.50%) Consultant
4 12 (10.62%) Server Support
5 11 (9.73%) Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Support Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Server Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Windows Server Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.08%) Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Software Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (7.08%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.31%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.08%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Clustering
2 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Replication
3 3 (2.65%) Kindle
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.88%) CCTV
4 1 (0.88%) CMDB
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (81.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (44.25%) Windows 7
4 43 (38.05%) Windows XP
5 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (27.43%) Linux
7 27 (23.89%) UNIX
8 19 (16.81%) Windows 2000
9 10 (8.85%) VMS
10 6 (5.31%) AIX
11 4 (3.54%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.65%) zOS
12 3 (2.65%) MVS
13 2 (1.77%) Solaris
13 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) ITIL
2 23 (20.35%) Change Management
3 20 (17.70%) Migration
4 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.73%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.85%) Change Control
6 9 (7.96%) Test Strategy
6 9 (7.96%) Test Management
7 8 (7.08%) System Testing
7 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.08%) Automation Testing
7 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.08%) Web Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.19%) Regression Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.54%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.73%) Perl
3 11 (9.73%) VB.NET
4 9 (7.96%) VBScript
4 9 (7.96%) VB
5 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.08%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (35.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (27.43%) MCITP
3 30 (26.55%) MCTS
4 26 (23.01%) MCSE
5 19 (16.81%) MCSA
5 19 (16.81%) MCP
6 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
7 15 (13.27%) ISEB
7 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
7 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
8 10 (8.85%) CCA
8 10 (8.85%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (4.42%) CCNA
12 2 (1.77%) PMP
12 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (36.28%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.35%) VMware ESX
2 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.35%) Hyper-V
3 15 (13.27%) XenApp
4 14 (12.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (7.08%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.31%) vSphere
7 4 (3.54%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.65%) XenServer
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (10.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.28%) VMware
3 30 (26.55%) Citrix
4 14 (12.39%) Symantec
5 12 (10.62%) Cisco
6 10 (8.85%) Fujitsu
7 8 (7.08%) Oracle
7 8 (7.08%) AppSense
8 7 (6.19%) McAfee
9 5 (4.42%) NetApp
10 4 (3.54%) HP
10 4 (3.54%) IronPort
11 3 (2.65%) Dell
11 3 (2.65%) IBM
12 2 (1.77%) EMC
12 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.77%) Infor
13 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.88%) Draytek
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