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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.57% 5.22% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 23.08% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £55,000 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.53% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
36 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.17% 22.61% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 32
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £35,400 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Head of IT
1 3 (27.27%) Head of Operations
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Server Operations Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Change and Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Legato
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
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