The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.11% 2.32% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 16.22% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £24,771 £27,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Windows Server 2003
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 37 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.89% 14.29% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 46
Average salary £26,041 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.65% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Chester region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Clustering
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
5 8 (61.54%) MCSE
5 8 (61.54%) MCITP
6 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
6 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
6 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) VBScript
6 7 (53.85%) VB
6 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) EMC
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
7 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) IIS
10 2 (15.38%) Migration
10 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 2 (15.38%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VBScript
1 7 (53.85%) VB
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCITP
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) HP
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