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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 124 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 61 133 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 3.35% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 13.46% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 112 68
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
892 988 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.65% 24.89% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 737 818 969
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
Altrincham - 6 £25,000 -
Bolton +11 4 £29,875 -
Oldham - 1 £27,500 -
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (79.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
4 90 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (61.11%) VMware
6 83 (57.64%) Active Directory
7 75 (52.08%) MS Exchange
8 69 (47.92%) Citrix
9 53 (36.81%) Cisco
10 51 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (34.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (33.33%) WAN
13 46 (31.94%) ITIL
13 46 (31.94%) Windows 7
14 44 (30.56%) LAN
14 44 (30.56%) HP
14 44 (30.56%) SAN
15 40 (27.78%) NetApp
15 40 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 38 (26.39%) Windows XP
17 36 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
18 33 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 32 (22.22%) Firewall
19 32 (22.22%) DNS
20 31 (21.53%) XenApp
21 30 (20.83%) Windows 8
21 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
22 29 (20.14%) XenDesktop
23 28 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
23 28 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (52.08%) MS Exchange
2 40 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (16.67%) IIS
6 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.47%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.08%) Lync
8 3 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.33%) WAN
2 44 (30.56%) LAN
2 44 (30.56%) SAN
3 32 (22.22%) Firewall
3 32 (22.22%) DNS
4 27 (18.75%) DHCP
5 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
6 18 (12.50%) VLAN
7 17 (11.81%) VPN
8 16 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (10.42%) iSCSI
10 9 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (4.86%) NAS
11 7 (4.86%) Network Security
11 7 (4.86%) IP Telephony
11 7 (4.86%) ADSL
12 5 (3.47%) FTP
12 5 (3.47%) Wireless
12 5 (3.47%) Internet
12 5 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) InterBase
6 1 (0.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MSI
2 1 (0.69%) Selenium
2 1 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.78%) Advertising
4 3 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.97%) Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) Architect
4 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (11.81%) Server Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) IT Support
7 12 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
7 12 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
9 9 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.86%) Field Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) .NET
2 8 (5.56%) EDI
3 3 (2.08%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.39%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.39%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Clustering
2 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.33%) FlexPod
4 6 (4.17%) Life Science
5 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.08%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.39%) SecurID
7 2 (1.39%) iPhone
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (79.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (31.94%) Windows 7
5 38 (26.39%) Windows XP
6 30 (20.83%) Windows 8
7 24 (16.67%) Linux
8 9 (6.25%) UNIX
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.39%) CentOS
11 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) ITIL
2 17 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.42%) Migration
4 11 (7.64%) Business Continuity
4 11 (7.64%) ERP
5 8 (5.56%) Data Management
6 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.47%) Change Management
7 5 (3.47%) Service Management
7 5 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.08%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.08%) Information Security
9 2 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.39%) CRM
9 2 (1.39%) PRINCE
9 2 (1.39%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) SQL
2 16 (11.11%) C
3 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.94%) VB
5 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.86%) VB6
7 4 (2.78%) VBScript
8 2 (1.39%) VBA
8 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (34.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (15.97%) MCSE
5 22 (15.28%) CCA
6 20 (13.89%) MCTS
6 20 (13.89%) NCDA
7 18 (12.50%) CCNA
7 18 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (10.42%) MCITP
9 13 (9.03%) MCP
10 12 (8.33%) CCEE
11 11 (7.64%) MCSA
12 9 (6.25%) CCIA
13 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (4.17%) NCIE
15 5 (3.47%) VCAP
15 5 (3.47%) MCPD
15 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
1 7 (4.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 83 (57.64%) Active Directory
2 51 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (21.53%) XenApp
4 29 (20.14%) XenDesktop
5 24 (16.67%) vSphere
6 20 (13.89%) XenServer
7 16 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 9 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.86%) Xen
9 7 (4.86%) NFS
10 3 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) SCCM
2 9 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.17%) SCOM
4 3 (2.08%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.08%) Legato
4 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.39%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.39%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 88 (61.11%) VMware
3 69 (47.92%) Citrix
4 53 (36.81%) Cisco
5 44 (30.56%) HP
6 40 (27.78%) NetApp
7 24 (16.67%) Symantec
8 17 (11.81%) Dell
9 13 (9.03%) AppSense
10 9 (6.25%) Veeam
11 7 (4.86%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.86%) 3PAR
12 6 (4.17%) CommVault
12 6 (4.17%) Intel
13 4 (2.78%) EMC
13 4 (2.78%) McAfee
14 3 (2.08%) Wyse
14 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.08%) Draytek
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent bens (inc. free on-site
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Base salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
VCG Connect
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bury
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago