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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 111 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 77 105 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 2.81% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 10.74% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 104
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,486
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £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
902 978 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.63% 26.13% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 735 843 846
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
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 £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 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 24 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 -1 5 £46,000 +19.48%
Stockport -5 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Bolton +8 2 £23,250 +5.68%
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (81.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (53.89%) Active Directory
4 77 (42.78%) MS Exchange
5 73 (40.56%) Microsoft
6 72 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (39.44%) VMware
8 65 (36.11%) ITIL
9 63 (35.00%) Citrix
10 54 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 50 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (25.00%) SAN
14 41 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 38 (21.11%) Linux
16 37 (20.56%) DNS
16 37 (20.56%) Windows 7
17 35 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
18 34 (18.89%) Finance
19 32 (17.78%) SQL
20 31 (17.22%) MS Office
21 29 (16.11%) .NET
21 29 (16.11%) LAN
21 29 (16.11%) WAN
21 29 (16.11%) TCP/IP
21 29 (16.11%) Firewall
22 26 (14.44%) Hyper-V
23 25 (13.89%) UNIX
24 24 (13.33%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 77 (42.78%) MS Exchange
2 41 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (9.44%) IIS
7 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 31 (17.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) Office 365
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.00%) SAN
2 37 (20.56%) DNS
3 29 (16.11%) Firewall
3 29 (16.11%) LAN
3 29 (16.11%) WAN
3 29 (16.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.22%) VPN
5 20 (11.11%) DHCP
6 15 (8.33%) NAS
7 10 (5.56%) VoIP
8 9 (5.00%) SMTP
8 9 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (5.00%) Internet
9 7 (3.89%) VLAN
10 4 (2.22%) DMZ
10 4 (2.22%) FTP
10 4 (2.22%) HTTP
11 3 (1.67%) SSL
11 3 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.78%) DTS
6 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Selenium
1 7 (3.89%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.22%) Toad
3 4 (2.22%) ERwin
3 4 (2.22%) Log4j
3 4 (2.22%) Ant
3 4 (2.22%) Maven
4 2 (1.11%) JIRA
4 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.11%) NUnit
4 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.11%) FxCop
4 2 (1.11%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.11%) Moq
4 2 (1.11%) Gerrit
General
1 34 (18.89%) Finance
2 5 (2.78%) Law
3 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) Electronics
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (24.44%) Analyst
2 33 (18.33%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.22%) Tester
3 13 (7.22%) Software Tester
4 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (6.11%) Server Support
5 11 (6.11%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.11%) Server Engineer
5 11 (6.11%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) IT Support
7 9 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.11%) .NET
2 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.78%) HTML
4 8 (4.44%) Web Services
5 4 (2.22%) XML
5 4 (2.22%) XSD
5 4 (2.22%) JMS
5 4 (2.22%) JAX-RPC
5 4 (2.22%) EJB
5 4 (2.22%) J2EE
5 4 (2.22%) WCF
5 4 (2.22%) Servlets
5 4 (2.22%) SOAP
6 2 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.11%) Ninject
6 2 (1.11%) WF
6 2 (1.11%) LINQ
6 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Clustering
2 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (1.11%) Replication
5 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.11%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) HACMP
6 1 (0.56%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (81.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (21.11%) Linux
5 37 (20.56%) Windows 7
6 25 (13.89%) UNIX
7 22 (12.22%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.56%) Solaris
11 9 (5.00%) Windows 8
12 8 (4.44%) AIX
12 8 (4.44%) VMS
13 7 (3.89%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (3.89%) Android
14 2 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.11%) Windows NT
14 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.11%) ITIL
2 20 (11.11%) Change Management
3 17 (9.44%) Incident Management
3 17 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (8.89%) Change Control
5 15 (8.33%) Information Security
6 13 (7.22%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.22%) Web Testing
6 13 (7.22%) System Testing
7 12 (6.67%) Project Management
8 11 (6.11%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.56%) Line Management
10 9 (5.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.44%) Migration
11 8 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (3.89%) Automation Testing
12 7 (3.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.78%) SQL
2 19 (10.56%) C#
3 16 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.00%) Perl
8 6 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.78%) C
10 4 (2.22%) Java
10 4 (2.22%) Python
11 2 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.33%) MCSE
3 20 (11.11%) MCITP
3 20 (11.11%) Degree
4 19 (10.56%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (10.00%) MCP
6 15 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (7.78%) MCTS
7 14 (7.78%) MCSA
8 13 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (6.67%) CCNA
9 12 (6.67%) CCA
10 6 (3.33%) ISEB
10 6 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.22%) NCDA
11 4 (2.22%) CCNP
12 3 (1.67%) MCPD
12 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) SLA
2 15 (8.33%) QA
3 6 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 97 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.56%) XenApp
5 18 (10.00%) vSphere
6 17 (9.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.11%) XenDesktop
9 10 (5.56%) XenServer
10 8 (4.44%) MetaFrame
11 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.22%) Xen
13 3 (1.67%) NFS
14 2 (1.11%) VirtualBox
14 2 (1.11%) 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 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (3.89%) SCCM
3 6 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.22%) WSUS
4 4 (2.22%) SCOM
5 3 (1.67%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.11%) OpenView
6 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 73 (40.56%) Microsoft
2 71 (39.44%) VMware
3 63 (35.00%) Citrix
4 24 (13.33%) HP
5 22 (12.22%) Cisco
6 19 (10.56%) Dell
7 18 (10.00%) Oracle
8 15 (8.33%) Symantec
9 14 (7.78%) NetApp
10 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.00%) EMC
11 9 (5.00%) McAfee
12 8 (4.44%) AppSense
12 8 (4.44%) Veeam
13 7 (3.89%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.89%) IBM
14 6 (3.33%) IronPort
15 5 (2.78%) Juniper
16 4 (2.22%) Actimize
16 4 (2.22%) CA
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