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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.55% 5.70% 7.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 24.53% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 16
Average salary £55,000 £27,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.70% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
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
38 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.73% 23.25% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 33
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,850 £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 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 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Symantec
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Head of IT
1 3 (23.08%) Head of Operations
1 3 (23.08%) Head of Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Server Operations Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
1 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.69%) Legato
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) EMC