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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 129 101 69
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -32
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 64 98 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 2.41% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.10% 10.19% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 113
Average salary £30,000 £32,764 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,875 £52,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
902 962 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.45% 23.69% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 729 791 884
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 August 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 August 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
Stockport 0 2 £30,000 +15.38%
Salford - 2 £20,500 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (72.32%) Microsoft
3 78 (69.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (63.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (60.71%) VMware
6 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
7 57 (50.89%) Citrix
8 50 (44.64%) MS Exchange
9 43 (38.39%) DNS
10 41 (36.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
11 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
13 35 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (27.68%) SAN
15 30 (26.79%) DHCP
15 30 (26.79%) MCITP
16 29 (25.89%) ITIL
17 28 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
18 24 (21.43%) Windows 7
18 24 (21.43%) SQL
18 24 (21.43%) WAN
19 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
19 23 (20.54%) SLA
20 22 (19.64%) LAN
20 22 (19.64%) MCSE
21 20 (17.86%) MS Office
21 20 (17.86%) Clustering
21 20 (17.86%) Finance
21 20 (17.86%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (44.64%) MS Exchange
2 35 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.61%) IIS
6 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 12 (10.71%) Lync
7 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (4.46%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Office 365
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.39%) DNS
2 31 (27.68%) SAN
3 30 (26.79%) DHCP
4 24 (21.43%) WAN
5 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
6 22 (19.64%) LAN
7 18 (16.07%) Firewall
8 9 (8.04%) NAS
9 6 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (5.36%) VPN
9 6 (5.36%) FTP
10 5 (4.46%) VoIP
11 4 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.68%) DDNS
12 3 (2.68%) IPsec
13 2 (1.79%) Internet
13 2 (1.79%) VLAN
13 2 (1.79%) SNMP
13 2 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (8.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.79%) DTS
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Selenium
1 4 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) ERwin
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Law
3 6 (5.36%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) Architect
3 16 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Consultant
5 12 (10.71%) Server Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) Help Desk Support
7 10 (8.93%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.04%) Citrix Architect
9 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) IT Support
10 7 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (5.36%) Support Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) HTML
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
1 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Clustering
2 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.93%) Fat Client
4 10 (8.93%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.79%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.79%) Derivative
9 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.89%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (69.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (63.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.39%) Windows 8
6 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.46%) Linux
8 5 (4.46%) UNIX
9 4 (3.57%) Solaris
9 4 (3.57%) AIX
9 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.79%) SUSE
11 2 (1.79%) HPUX
12 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) ITIL
2 17 (15.18%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.61%) Change Control
4 11 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (8.93%) Server Hardening
5 10 (8.93%) Server Building
5 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.04%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (8.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (6.25%) Database Security
7 7 (6.25%) Database Tuning
8 6 (5.36%) Information Assurance
8 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.36%) Security Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Change Management
8 6 (5.36%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.04%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.46%) VBScript
5 4 (3.57%) C#
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.68%) VB
6 3 (2.68%) VBA
7 2 (1.79%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) AWK
7 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.79%) sed
8 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (26.79%) MCITP
3 22 (19.64%) MCSE
4 15 (13.39%) MCSA
4 15 (13.39%) CCA
4 15 (13.39%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (10.71%) MCP
7 9 (8.04%) CCEE
8 8 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (7.14%) Degree
9 7 (6.25%) NCDA
10 6 (5.36%) CCIA
10 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 6 (5.36%) MCTS
10 6 (5.36%) MCPD
10 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (5.36%) CCNA
11 2 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.86%) XenApp
4 19 (16.96%) XenDesktop
5 15 (13.39%) XenServer
6 12 (10.71%) vSphere
7 10 (8.93%) Hyper-V
8 6 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.79%) Cronacle
10 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.89%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) WSUS
2 8 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.57%) SCOM
5 3 (2.68%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.68%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.79%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.89%) Legato
7 1 (0.89%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.89%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 81 (72.32%) Microsoft
2 68 (60.71%) VMware
3 57 (50.89%) Citrix
4 18 (16.07%) Cisco
5 17 (15.18%) HP
6 13 (11.61%) NetApp
7 11 (9.82%) Dell
8 9 (8.04%) AppSense
9 8 (7.14%) Oracle
10 7 (6.25%) SAP
10 7 (6.25%) Symantec
11 6 (5.36%) Intel
11 6 (5.36%) Hitachi
12 5 (4.46%) EMC
12 5 (4.46%) Veeam
13 4 (3.57%) IBM
13 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.68%) Sun
14 3 (2.68%) WatchGuard
14 3 (2.68%) SonicWALL
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