The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 115 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 76 104 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 2.78% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 10.57% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 68 87 106
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,236
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
884 984 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.48% 26.32% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 721 848 852
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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
Altrincham 0 5 £46,000 +19.48%
Stockport -8 3 £35,000 +28.76%
Bolton +8 2 £23,250 +5.68% 2
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (81.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (53.11%) Active Directory
4 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
5 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
6 70 (39.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (38.98%) VMware
8 65 (36.72%) ITIL
9 61 (34.46%) Citrix
10 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
11 49 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (25.42%) SAN
13 44 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
15 38 (21.47%) Linux
16 37 (20.90%) DNS
17 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
18 34 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
18 34 (19.21%) MS Excel
19 32 (18.08%) SQL
19 32 (18.08%) Finance
20 30 (16.95%) MS Office
21 29 (16.38%) .NET
21 29 (16.38%) LAN
21 29 (16.38%) WAN
22 28 (15.82%) TCP/IP
22 28 (15.82%) Firewall
23 25 (14.12%) UNIX
23 25 (14.12%) Hyper-V
24 24 (13.56%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 75 (42.37%) MS Exchange
2 39 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 34 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (9.60%) IIS
6 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 34 (19.21%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.47%) Office 365
2 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.42%) SAN
2 37 (20.90%) DNS
3 29 (16.38%) LAN
3 29 (16.38%) WAN
4 28 (15.82%) TCP/IP
4 28 (15.82%) Firewall
5 21 (11.86%) VPN
6 20 (11.30%) DHCP
7 15 (8.47%) NAS
8 10 (5.65%) VoIP
9 9 (5.08%) SMTP
9 9 (5.08%) Internet
9 9 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.95%) VLAN
11 4 (2.26%) FTP
11 4 (2.26%) HTTP
11 4 (2.26%) DMZ
12 3 (1.69%) SSL
12 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.82%) DTS
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Selenium
1 7 (3.95%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.26%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.26%) Maven
3 4 (2.26%) Log4j
3 4 (2.26%) Ant
3 4 (2.26%) Toad
3 4 (2.26%) ERwin
4 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.13%) JIRA
4 2 (1.13%) Moq
4 2 (1.13%) FxCop
4 2 (1.13%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.13%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.13%) NUnit
4 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (18.08%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Law
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Military
5 2 (1.13%) Electronics
5 2 (1.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (24.86%) Analyst
2 31 (17.51%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.34%) Tester
3 13 (7.34%) Software Tester
4 12 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (6.21%) Server Support
5 11 (6.21%) Server Engineer
5 11 (6.21%) Server Support Engineer
5 11 (6.21%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.65%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) IT Support
7 9 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) .NET
2 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.91%) HTML
4 8 (4.52%) Web Services
5 4 (2.26%) WCF
5 4 (2.26%) J2EE
5 4 (2.26%) XML
5 4 (2.26%) XSD
5 4 (2.26%) EJB
5 4 (2.26%) Servlets
5 4 (2.26%) SOAP
5 4 (2.26%) JMS
5 4 (2.26%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (1.13%) LINQ
6 2 (1.13%) WF
6 2 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.13%) Ninject
6 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Clustering
2 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.82%) iPhone
5 2 (1.13%) Statistics
5 2 (1.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.13%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) HACMP
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.56%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (81.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (39.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (21.47%) Linux
5 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
6 25 (14.12%) UNIX
7 21 (11.86%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.78%) Windows 2000
9 11 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.65%) Solaris
11 9 (5.08%) Windows 8
12 8 (4.52%) AIX
12 8 (4.52%) VMS
13 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (3.95%) Android
14 2 (1.13%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.13%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.56%) MVS
15 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) ITIL
2 20 (11.30%) Change Management
3 17 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (9.60%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.04%) Change Control
5 15 (8.47%) Information Security
6 13 (7.34%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.34%) Web Testing
6 13 (7.34%) System Testing
7 12 (6.78%) Project Management
8 11 (6.21%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.65%) Line Management
10 9 (5.08%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.52%) Migration
11 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.95%) Automation Testing
12 7 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.08%) SQL
2 19 (10.73%) C#
3 16 (9.04%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 14 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.08%) Perl
8 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.82%) C
10 4 (2.26%) Java
10 4 (2.26%) Python
11 2 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.99%) MCSE
3 20 (11.30%) Degree
4 19 (10.73%) MCITP
5 18 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (9.04%) MCP
7 14 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (7.34%) MCSA
9 12 (6.78%) MCTS
9 12 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (6.21%) CCA
10 11 (6.21%) CCNA
11 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (3.39%) ISEB
12 4 (2.26%) NCDA
13 3 (1.69%) CCNP
13 3 (1.69%) MCPD
13 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) SLA
2 15 (8.47%) QA
3 6 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 94 (53.11%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.12%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.73%) XenApp
5 18 (10.17%) vSphere
6 17 (9.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (8.47%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.21%) XenDesktop
9 10 (5.65%) XenServer
10 8 (4.52%) MetaFrame
11 5 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.26%) Xen
13 3 (1.69%) NFS
14 2 (1.13%) VirtualBox
14 2 (1.13%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (3.95%) SCCM
3 6 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.26%) SCOM
4 4 (2.26%) WSUS
5 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.69%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.13%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.98%) VMware
3 61 (34.46%) Citrix
4 24 (13.56%) HP
5 21 (11.86%) Cisco
6 19 (10.73%) Dell
7 18 (10.17%) Oracle
8 15 (8.47%) Symantec
9 14 (7.91%) NetApp
10 11 (6.21%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.08%) McAfee
11 9 (5.08%) EMC
12 8 (4.52%) Veeam
12 8 (4.52%) AppSense
13 7 (3.95%) IBM
13 7 (3.95%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.39%) IronPort
15 5 (2.82%) Juniper
16 4 (2.26%) Actimize
16 4 (2.26%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum up to £23,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits + on call allowance Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £14 - £16 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £23,000 + excellent bens (per annum)
Posted: 21 days ago
Wigan
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 27 days ago