The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 53 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.14% 4.09% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.87% 20.48% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 13
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,250 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Windows Server 2003
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 83 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.17% 19.95% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 112 76 92
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -4 4 £42,500 +82.79%
Burnley - 4 £27,500 -
Preston -4 1 £18,000 -44.61%
Blackpool -7 1 £25,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) Firewall
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (42.86%) VMware
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco
8 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (38.10%) SCOM
9 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 6 (28.57%) Oracle
11 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 6 (28.57%) SAN
11 6 (28.57%) Clustering
11 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (19.05%) Network Security
13 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
13 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 4 (19.05%) NAS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) DBA
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 4 (19.05%) Project Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Support Manager
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Software Licensing
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) BCP
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Network Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
2 4 (19.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCTS
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya