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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 58 44 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 2.77% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.64% 10.55% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 70
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 £21,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
459 417 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.89% 26.21% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 355 359 435
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 £50,000 £62,000 £53,500
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 17 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 17 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 +4 32 £23,500 +9.30% 3
Knutsford +1 12 £34,500 -15.85%
Crewe +3 6 £24,750 -
Chester -9 4 £55,000 +103.70%
Nantwich -12 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 91 (80.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (45.13%) Windows 7
4 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
5 45 (39.82%) MS Exchange
5 45 (39.82%) VMware
6 43 (38.05%) Windows XP
6 43 (38.05%) Finance
7 41 (36.28%) Active Directory
7 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (30.97%) MS Office
9 35 (30.97%) DNS
10 34 (30.09%) Citrix
11 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
11 33 (29.20%) TCP/IP
12 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
13 30 (26.55%) ITIL
14 29 (25.66%) MCTS
15 28 (24.78%) Linux
15 28 (24.78%) MCITP
16 27 (23.89%) SQL
16 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2007
17 26 (23.01%) MCSE
18 25 (22.12%) UNIX
18 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (21.24%) Change Management
19 24 (21.24%) VMware ESX
20 23 (20.35%) SAN
21 21 (18.58%) VPN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 45 (39.82%) MS Exchange
2 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (10.62%) IIS
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.65%) Site Server
8 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (30.97%) MS Office
2 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.97%) DNS
2 33 (29.20%) TCP/IP
3 23 (20.35%) SAN
4 21 (18.58%) VPN
5 19 (16.81%) DHCP
6 15 (13.27%) LAN
7 14 (12.39%) WAN
8 11 (9.73%) Firewall
9 7 (6.19%) NAS
9 7 (6.19%) SMTP
10 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.65%) Internet
10 3 (2.65%) MPLS
11 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.88%) VoIP
11 1 (0.88%) WLAN
11 1 (0.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) 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
3 9 (7.96%) Selenium
3 9 (7.96%) Selenium IDE
General
1 43 (38.05%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Retail
3 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) IT Support
3 14 (12.39%) Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Consultant
4 12 (10.62%) Server Support
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
7 9 (7.96%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Tester
7 9 (7.96%) Software Tester
7 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Messaging Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Clustering
2 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Replication
3 3 (2.65%) Kindle
4 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) CCTV
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (80.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (45.13%) Windows 7
4 43 (38.05%) Windows XP
5 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (24.78%) Linux
7 25 (22.12%) UNIX
8 20 (17.70%) Windows 2000
9 10 (8.85%) VMS
10 6 (5.31%) AIX
11 5 (4.42%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.65%) zOS
12 3 (2.65%) MVS
12 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.77%) CentOS
13 2 (1.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) ITIL
2 24 (21.24%) Change Management
3 14 (12.39%) Migration
4 11 (9.73%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.85%) Change Control
6 9 (7.96%) Test Strategy
6 9 (7.96%) Automation Testing
6 9 (7.96%) Web Testing
6 9 (7.96%) Test Management
6 9 (7.96%) System Testing
6 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.19%) Regression Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.19%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.54%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
2 9 (7.96%) VBScript
2 9 (7.96%) VB
2 9 (7.96%) C#
2 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.19%) Perl
3 7 (6.19%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (25.66%) MCTS
3 28 (24.78%) MCITP
4 26 (23.01%) MCSE
5 18 (15.93%) MCP
6 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
6 17 (15.04%) MCSA
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%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (6.19%) CCNA
9 7 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.77%) PMP
11 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.88%) MCDST
12 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) 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 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (21.24%) VMware ESX
4 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (13.27%) XenApp
7 8 (7.08%) XenDesktop
8 7 (6.19%) vSphere
9 4 (3.54%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.65%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.65%) XenServer
11 2 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.77%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.77%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 45 (39.82%) VMware
3 34 (30.09%) Citrix
4 14 (12.39%) Cisco
5 12 (10.62%) Symantec
6 10 (8.85%) Fujitsu
7 9 (7.96%) Oracle
8 8 (7.08%) AppSense
9 7 (6.19%) McAfee
9 7 (6.19%) HP
10 5 (4.42%) NetApp
11 4 (3.54%) Dell
11 4 (3.54%) IBM
12 3 (2.65%) EMC
13 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.77%) CA
13 2 (1.77%) Infor
14 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.88%) Draytek
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