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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 95 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 89 105 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 2.77% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.01% 10.47% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 80 91 109
Average salary £33,027 £35,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.96% +10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
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
889 1003 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 26.46% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 729 873 833
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 8 £46,000 +19.48% 1
Bolton +3 3 £20,000 -9.09%
Stockport -2 3 £20,500 -30.50% 1
Wigan -5 1 £22,500 -27.41%
Cheadle -6 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £24,750 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (81.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (51.18%) Active Directory
4 105 (49.76%) Microsoft
5 90 (42.65%) VMware
6 86 (40.76%) SQL Server
7 81 (38.39%) MS Exchange
8 79 (37.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 71 (33.65%) ITIL
10 68 (32.23%) Citrix
11 56 (26.54%) SQL
12 51 (24.17%) Windows 7
13 49 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (23.22%) WAN
13 49 (23.22%) LAN
14 46 (21.80%) MS Excel
15 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (20.85%) SAN
16 44 (20.85%) Hyper-V
17 37 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 37 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
18 36 (17.06%) Finance
18 36 (17.06%) Linux
19 35 (16.59%) Firewall
19 35 (16.59%) Exchange Server 2003
20 34 (16.11%) DNS
20 34 (16.11%) .NET
21 32 (15.17%) Windows XP
22 31 (14.69%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 81 (38.39%) MS Exchange
2 49 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (16.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.79%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.37%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.47%) Lync
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) Site Server
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (21.80%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Sage 1000
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.58%) Office 365
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.22%) LAN
1 49 (23.22%) WAN
2 44 (20.85%) SAN
3 35 (16.59%) Firewall
4 34 (16.11%) DNS
5 30 (14.22%) TCP/IP
6 24 (11.37%) DHCP
7 18 (8.53%) VPN
8 17 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (6.16%) Internet
10 11 (5.21%) NAS
11 9 (4.27%) VLAN
12 7 (3.32%) VoIP
13 5 (2.37%) HTTP
14 4 (1.90%) DMZ
15 3 (1.42%) SSL
15 3 (1.42%) SMTP
15 3 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 3 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (40.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.58%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.37%) DTS
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.42%) Sybase ASA
12 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.79%) JIRA
3 7 (3.32%) Selenium
3 7 (3.32%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (2.37%) Ant
5 4 (1.90%) Toad
5 4 (1.90%) ERwin
5 4 (1.90%) Log4j
5 4 (1.90%) Maven
5 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.95%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.95%) FxCop
6 2 (0.95%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.95%) Moq
6 2 (0.95%) NUnit
6 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 36 (17.06%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Advertising
3 5 (2.37%) Law
3 5 (2.37%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.42%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Military
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (22.75%) Analyst
2 42 (19.91%) Support Engineer
3 16 (7.58%) Tester
3 16 (7.58%) Software Tester
4 14 (6.64%) Support Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (5.21%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Server Support
7 10 (4.74%) Server Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Windows Support Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (3.79%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) SQL DBA
9 8 (3.79%) Developer
9 8 (3.79%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.11%) .NET
2 24 (11.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.06%) HTML
4 14 (6.64%) Web Services
5 11 (5.21%) WCF
6 9 (4.27%) WF
6 9 (4.27%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (2.37%) J2EE
8 4 (1.90%) EJB
8 4 (1.90%) Servlets
8 4 (1.90%) SOAP
8 4 (1.90%) XML
8 4 (1.90%) XSD
8 4 (1.90%) JMS
8 4 (1.90%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (0.95%) LINQ
9 2 (0.95%) Ninject
10 1 (0.47%) HTML5
10 1 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.27%) Clustering
4 6 (2.84%) Replication
5 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.37%) iPhone
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.42%) GIS
7 2 (0.95%) EPoS
7 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.95%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.47%) HACMP
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.47%) CMDB
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (81.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (37.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (24.17%) Windows 7
5 36 (17.06%) Linux
6 32 (15.17%) Windows XP
7 26 (12.32%) UNIX
8 21 (9.95%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.16%) Windows 2000
10 11 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.74%) Solaris
12 9 (4.27%) AIX
13 8 (3.79%) VMS
14 7 (3.32%) Android
15 6 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (2.37%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.42%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.95%) zOS
18 2 (0.95%) MVS
18 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.65%) ITIL
2 24 (11.37%) Incident Management
3 23 (10.90%) Change Management
4 20 (9.48%) Problem Management
5 17 (8.06%) Change Control
5 17 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (7.58%) System Testing
6 16 (7.58%) Web Testing
7 15 (7.11%) Information Security
7 15 (7.11%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.16%) Project Management
8 13 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.16%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.69%) Capacity Management
10 10 (4.74%) CRM
11 9 (4.27%) Regression Testing
11 9 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.27%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.27%) Line Management
12 8 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.54%) SQL
2 29 (13.74%) C#
3 17 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.69%) VB.NET
5 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.84%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.37%) C
7 5 (2.37%) Java
8 4 (1.90%) Python
9 3 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (13.27%) Degree
3 25 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (11.85%) CCNA
4 23 (10.90%) MCSE
5 19 (9.00%) MCP
6 18 (8.53%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (8.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (8.06%) MCTS
8 14 (6.64%) MCITP
9 12 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (5.21%) CCA
11 10 (4.74%) MCSA
11 10 (4.74%) NCDA
12 9 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (4.27%) ISEB
13 4 (1.90%) CCNP
14 3 (1.42%) RHCT
14 3 (1.42%) CCENT
15 2 (0.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.90%) SLA
2 15 (7.11%) QA
3 11 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.84%) BS7799
5 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (51.18%) Active Directory
2 71 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (20.85%) Hyper-V
4 28 (13.27%) vSphere
5 20 (9.48%) XenApp
6 18 (8.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (7.58%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.21%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.74%) XenServer
10 8 (3.79%) MetaFrame
11 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.90%) Xen
12 4 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.42%) NFS
13 3 (1.42%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.47%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (10.43%) SCCM
2 16 (7.58%) SCOM
3 8 (3.79%) SCVMM
3 8 (3.79%) OpenView
4 6 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.90%) WSUS
6 3 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) Puppet
8 1 (0.47%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 90 (42.65%) VMware
3 68 (32.23%) Citrix
4 28 (13.27%) Oracle
5 27 (12.80%) HP
5 27 (12.80%) NetApp
6 20 (9.48%) Cisco
7 14 (6.64%) Dell
8 13 (6.16%) IBM
9 11 (5.21%) EMC
9 11 (5.21%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.27%) Remedy
10 9 (4.27%) McAfee
11 8 (3.79%) Symantec
11 8 (3.79%) AppSense
11 8 (3.79%) Avaya
11 8 (3.79%) Veeam
12 7 (3.32%) Sage
12 7 (3.32%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.90%) CA
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