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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 116 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 80 109 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 2.90% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 93 105
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £44,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1071 944 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.36% 25.08% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 916 829 1042
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 December 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
Rochdale +6 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Stockport -13 3 £52,500 +84.65% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (89.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (56.80%) Active Directory
4 87 (51.48%) Microsoft
5 86 (50.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (47.34%) MS Exchange
7 78 (46.15%) VMware
8 72 (42.60%) ITIL
9 71 (42.01%) Citrix
10 51 (30.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (28.99%) SAN
12 46 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
14 41 (24.26%) LAN
14 41 (24.26%) WAN
15 39 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
16 37 (21.89%) Linux
17 36 (21.30%) Windows 7
17 36 (21.30%) Firewall
18 35 (20.71%) DNS
18 35 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
20 33 (19.53%) Cisco
20 33 (19.53%) Finance
21 30 (17.75%) Windows XP
22 29 (17.16%) HP
23 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
24 27 (15.98%) UNIX
25 26 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
26 25 (14.79%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (47.34%) MS Exchange
2 39 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (11.24%) IIS
7 9 (5.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.37%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.59%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (28.99%) SAN
2 41 (24.26%) LAN
2 41 (24.26%) WAN
3 36 (21.30%) Firewall
4 35 (20.71%) DNS
5 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
6 24 (14.20%) VPN
7 15 (8.88%) DHCP
8 14 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (7.10%) NAS
10 11 (6.51%) SMTP
11 10 (5.92%) VoIP
12 9 (5.33%) Internet
12 9 (5.33%) VLAN
13 6 (3.55%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.96%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.96%) FTP
15 4 (2.37%) ADSL
15 4 (2.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) DTS
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Ant
1 2 (1.18%) Toad
1 2 (1.18%) ERwin
1 2 (1.18%) Maven
1 2 (1.18%) Selenium
1 2 (1.18%) Log4j
1 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) NUnit
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) FxCop
2 1 (0.59%) StyleCop
2 1 (0.59%) Moq
2 1 (0.59%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.53%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Law
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Analyst
2 38 (22.49%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.83%) Server Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Server Support Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Server Support
5 16 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (8.28%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (5.92%) Windows Support Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) XSD
3 2 (1.18%) JMS
3 2 (1.18%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (1.18%) J2EE
3 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.18%) EJB
3 2 (1.18%) Servlets
3 2 (1.18%) SOAP
3 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.59%) WCF
4 1 (0.59%) LINQ
4 1 (0.59%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) Clustering
3 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.37%) iPhone
6 3 (1.78%) Life Science
6 3 (1.78%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) HACMP
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (89.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (50.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (21.89%) Linux
5 36 (21.30%) Windows 7
6 30 (17.75%) Windows XP
7 27 (15.98%) UNIX
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 2000
9 10 (5.92%) Solaris
9 10 (5.92%) Windows 8
10 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.73%) VMS
12 6 (3.55%) Android
13 5 (2.96%) AIX
14 4 (2.37%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.59%) HPUX
15 1 (0.59%) Tru64
15 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.60%) ITIL
2 15 (8.88%) Service Delivery
2 15 (8.88%) Change Management
3 12 (7.10%) Project Management
3 12 (7.10%) Information Security
4 11 (6.51%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.92%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.92%) Migration
5 10 (5.92%) Change Control
5 10 (5.92%) Line Management
6 8 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.37%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.37%) Data Management
10 4 (2.37%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.06%) SQL
2 15 (8.88%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.92%) Perl
3 10 (5.92%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.96%) C
5 3 (1.78%) C#
5 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.18%) Python
6 2 (1.18%) Java
6 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (30.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (14.79%) MCSE
3 24 (14.20%) MCITP
4 20 (11.83%) MCP
5 18 (10.65%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (10.65%) MCTS
6 16 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (9.47%) MCSA
7 15 (8.88%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (8.28%) CCA
9 13 (7.69%) CCNA
10 10 (5.92%) Degree
11 7 (4.14%) NCDA
12 5 (2.96%) CCNP
13 4 (2.37%) MCPD
13 4 (2.37%) NCIE
13 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 3 (1.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) SLA
2 10 (5.92%) QA
3 6 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) BS7799
System Software
1 96 (56.80%) Active Directory
2 46 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.61%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.65%) XenApp
4 18 (10.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (8.88%) vSphere
6 11 (6.51%) VMware ESX
7 10 (5.92%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.73%) MetaFrame
9 7 (4.14%) XenServer
10 5 (2.96%) NFS
10 5 (2.96%) Xen
11 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.59%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (5.92%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (3.55%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.78%) SCCM
5 3 (1.78%) SCOM
6 2 (1.18%) Legato
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.59%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.59%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.59%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 87 (51.48%) Microsoft
2 78 (46.15%) VMware
3 71 (42.01%) Citrix
4 33 (19.53%) Cisco
5 29 (17.16%) HP
6 21 (12.43%) Symantec
7 20 (11.83%) Dell
8 17 (10.06%) NetApp
9 11 (6.51%) Oracle
10 10 (5.92%) McAfee
11 9 (5.33%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.33%) EMC
11 9 (5.33%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.73%) AppSense
13 7 (4.14%) CheckPoint
13 7 (4.14%) IronPort
14 5 (2.96%) Intel
14 5 (2.96%) IBM
15 4 (2.37%) CA
15 4 (2.37%) CommVault
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