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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 21 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.58% 1.35% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.75% 6.52% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% +34.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £33,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £34,700 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
53 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.90% 20.63% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 46
Average salary £50,000 £39,900 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.31% +24.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (53.33%) MCITP
5 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
6 7 (46.67%) EMC
6 7 (46.67%) Clustering
6 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) VBScript
6 7 (46.67%) VB
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
6 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
9 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) MPLS
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 3 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 3 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) VBScript
1 7 (46.67%) VB
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCITP
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) HP