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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 107 72 89
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 83 121 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 3.24% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.03% 12.82% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 110 94
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,400 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.57%
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
1033 944 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.20% 25.25% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 904 833 1025
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Rochdale +4 9 £32,500 +41.30%
Bolton +7 3 £26,500 - 2
Stockport -9 2 £53,750 +79.16%
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (87.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
4 95 (60.13%) Active Directory
5 91 (57.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (53.80%) MS Exchange
7 82 (51.90%) VMware
8 69 (43.67%) ITIL
9 67 (42.41%) Citrix
10 53 (33.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (30.38%) Cisco
13 45 (28.48%) LAN
13 45 (28.48%) WAN
14 44 (27.85%) SAN
15 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (25.32%) HP
16 40 (25.32%) Firewall
17 39 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2007
17 39 (24.68%) DNS
17 39 (24.68%) MS Excel
17 39 (24.68%) Windows 7
18 36 (22.78%) Windows XP
19 33 (20.89%) Exchange Server 2003
20 30 (18.99%) TCP/IP
20 30 (18.99%) Linux
21 29 (18.35%) Finance
22 28 (17.72%) NetApp
23 26 (16.46%) IIS
24 25 (15.82%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 85 (53.80%) MS Exchange
2 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (20.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (16.46%) IIS
6 24 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.16%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.90%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.27%) Lync
11 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.63%) Site Server
Applications
1 39 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.48%) LAN
1 45 (28.48%) WAN
2 44 (27.85%) SAN
3 40 (25.32%) Firewall
4 39 (24.68%) DNS
5 30 (18.99%) TCP/IP
6 24 (15.19%) DHCP
7 21 (13.29%) VPN
8 15 (9.49%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (8.86%) VLAN
10 11 (6.96%) NAS
11 10 (6.33%) iSCSI
11 10 (6.33%) VoIP
12 9 (5.70%) Internet
12 9 (5.70%) IP Telephony
13 8 (5.06%) SMTP
14 7 (4.43%) ADSL
15 6 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (3.16%) FTP
17 4 (2.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MSI
1 1 (0.63%) Selenium
1 1 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Law
3 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (24.68%) Support Engineer
2 35 (22.15%) Analyst
3 21 (13.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) Server Engineer
5 16 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.86%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.23%) Server Support
8 13 (8.23%) Server Support Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Service Analyst
9 10 (6.33%) IT Support
10 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (5.06%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (5.06%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 8 (5.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 8 (5.06%) Storage Support Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.96%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) EDI
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Clustering
3 7 (4.43%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.43%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.80%) iPhone
5 5 (3.16%) Life Science
6 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.90%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) SecurID
7 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (87.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (57.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (24.68%) Windows 7
5 36 (22.78%) Windows XP
6 30 (18.99%) Linux
7 24 (15.19%) Windows 8
8 14 (8.86%) UNIX
9 7 (4.43%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.80%) Android
11 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.53%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.53%) VMS
12 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.67%) ITIL
2 15 (9.49%) Migration
3 12 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.96%) Information Security
5 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.70%) Change Management
7 8 (5.06%) Project Management
8 7 (4.43%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.43%) Line Management
9 6 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.80%) Data Management
9 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.16%) Change Control
10 5 (3.16%) ERP
11 4 (2.53%) Service Management
11 4 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (1.90%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (1.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.39%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.49%) SQL
3 11 (6.96%) C
4 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.43%) Perl
6 3 (1.90%) VB
6 3 (1.90%) VB6
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (33.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (15.19%) MCSE
4 21 (13.29%) MCITP
5 20 (12.66%) MCTS
5 20 (12.66%) MCP
6 18 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (10.76%) CCNA
8 16 (10.13%) MCSA
8 16 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (7.59%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (7.59%) NCDA
10 10 (6.33%) CCA
11 6 (3.80%) Degree
11 6 (3.80%) NCIE
12 5 (3.16%) VCAP
12 5 (3.16%) CCNP
13 4 (2.53%) MCPD
13 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) BS7799
System Software
1 95 (60.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.92%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.39%) vSphere
5 12 (7.59%) XenApp
6 10 (6.33%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (4.43%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.80%) Xen
8 6 (3.80%) NFS
9 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.90%) XenServer
11 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.06%) SCCM
4 7 (4.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (3.80%) SCOM
6 2 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.27%) Legato
7 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 82 (51.90%) VMware
3 67 (42.41%) Citrix
4 48 (30.38%) Cisco
5 40 (25.32%) HP
6 28 (17.72%) NetApp
7 24 (15.19%) Symantec
8 23 (14.56%) Dell
9 9 (5.70%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.43%) Veeam
10 7 (4.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.43%) WatchGuard
10 7 (4.43%) IronPort
11 5 (3.16%) CommVault
11 5 (3.16%) Oracle
11 5 (3.16%) Intel
12 4 (2.53%) CA
12 4 (2.53%) McAfee
12 4 (2.53%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.53%) Kaspersky
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