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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.01% 2.91% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 16.33% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £26,041 £27,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.55% -6.08%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
28 49 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.87% 17.82% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 31
Average salary £26,041 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.98% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £20,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £47,394
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 3 June 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Clustering
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) VBScript
7 3 (27.27%) VB
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
7 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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