The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.85% 2.46% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.69% 10.71% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 1
Average salary £25,000 £21,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 112 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.59% 22.95% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 82 98 92
Average salary £29,339 £25,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.35% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows Server 2003
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 5 £24,500 -
Blackburn -2 2 £25,750 +22.61%
Preston -8 2 £17,500 -36.36%
Blackpool +1 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
4 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) Citrix
5 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
5 16 (37.21%) ITIL
5 16 (37.21%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) MS Office
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
9 8 (18.60%) WAN
9 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
9 8 (18.60%) MCP
10 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (16.28%) Service Management
10 7 (16.28%) MCSE
10 7 (16.28%) DHCP
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 7 (16.28%) IBM
11 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.95%) UNIX
11 6 (13.95%) IBM Notes
11 6 (13.95%) SAP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) IBM Notes
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) PBX
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) ADSL
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) IT Support
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Security
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCP
3 7 (16.28%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) HND
6 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) IBM
4 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 6 (13.95%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Lotus
4 6 (13.95%) Symantec
5 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.33%) Draytek
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee
7 1 (2.33%) Sage
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Nortel