The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 73 98 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -47
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 142 101 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.47% 2.42% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.91% 9.04% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 120 69 160
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £21,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1021 1117 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.95% 26.79% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 841 978 862
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2003
North West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 9 £42,250 +69.00% 1
Cheadle - 7 £23,000 -
Wigan +9 5 £20,500 -43.05%
Rochdale -1 3 £24,500 +4.25%
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 216 (85.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (64.17%) Microsoft
4 150 (59.06%) Active Directory
5 142 (55.91%) VMware
6 104 (40.94%) MS Exchange
7 88 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 88 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (34.25%) SQL Server
9 86 (33.86%) SQL
10 83 (32.68%) ITIL
11 80 (31.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 78 (30.71%) MS Excel
13 77 (30.31%) Cisco
14 72 (28.35%) WAN
14 72 (28.35%) Windows 7
15 68 (26.77%) LAN
15 68 (26.77%) Windows XP
16 67 (26.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 67 (26.38%) SAN
16 67 (26.38%) Firewall
17 64 (25.20%) Hyper-V
18 62 (24.41%) Citrix
19 59 (23.23%) TCP/IP
20 55 (21.65%) CCNA
20 55 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
21 51 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2007
21 51 (20.08%) SCCM
22 50 (19.69%) SQL Server 2008
23 46 (18.11%) NetApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 104 (40.94%) MS Exchange
2 80 (31.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 38 (14.96%) IIS
6 35 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (9.06%) SharePoint
8 16 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (4.72%) Apache
10 7 (2.76%) Lync
11 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 78 (30.71%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.33%) Sage 1000
3 5 (1.97%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (28.35%) WAN
2 68 (26.77%) LAN
3 67 (26.38%) SAN
3 67 (26.38%) Firewall
4 59 (23.23%) TCP/IP
5 46 (18.11%) DNS
6 37 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
7 33 (12.99%) DHCP
8 23 (9.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (5.12%) Internet
10 12 (4.72%) VPN
10 12 (4.72%) SMTP
11 10 (3.94%) FTP
12 6 (2.36%) VoIP
12 6 (2.36%) Network Security
12 6 (2.36%) NAS
13 4 (1.57%) VLAN
14 2 (0.79%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 50 (19.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (16.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.33%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.97%) Sybase ASA
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.79%) DTS
10 2 (0.79%) OLTP
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (0.39%) MySQL
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.36%) JIRA
2 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) FxCop
3 1 (0.39%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.39%) Moq
3 1 (0.39%) Hudson
3 1 (0.39%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Ant
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 32 (12.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.51%) Law
3 8 (3.15%) Advertising
4 7 (2.76%) Marketing
5 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (20.47%) Support Engineer
2 49 (19.29%) Analyst
3 34 (13.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 33 (12.99%) Consultant
5 30 (11.81%) Support Analyst
6 27 (10.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (9.84%) IT Support
8 18 (7.09%) Support Consultant
8 18 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 13 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
10 12 (4.72%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (4.33%) DBA
11 11 (4.33%) Server Support
11 11 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.33%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (4.33%) SQL DBA
11 11 (4.33%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) .NET
2 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.15%) WCF
4 7 (2.76%) WF
4 7 (2.76%) Web Services
4 7 (2.76%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.18%) HTML
6 2 (0.79%) COM
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) LINQ
7 1 (0.39%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.33%) Replication
3 9 (3.54%) GIS
4 8 (3.15%) Clustering
4 8 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.57%) iPhone
7 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.79%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.79%) EPoS
7 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Handset
8 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.39%) SecurID
8 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.39%) Open Source
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 216 (85.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (28.35%) Windows 7
5 68 (26.77%) Windows XP
6 42 (16.54%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.12%) Linux
8 9 (3.54%) UNIX
9 8 (3.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (2.76%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.97%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.18%) Android
12 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.18%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.79%) zOS
13 2 (0.79%) MVS
13 2 (0.79%) CentOS
14 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.68%) ITIL
2 24 (9.45%) Project Management
2 24 (9.45%) CRM
3 23 (9.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (4.72%) Problem Management
4 12 (4.72%) Service Management
5 11 (4.33%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.33%) Change Management
6 10 (3.94%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.94%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.54%) Migration
7 9 (3.54%) Business Continuity
7 9 (3.54%) Change Control
7 9 (3.54%) Capacity Management
8 7 (2.76%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.36%) Service Delivery
10 5 (1.97%) ITSM
10 5 (1.97%) Web Development
10 5 (1.97%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (33.86%) SQL
2 11 (4.33%) C#
3 6 (2.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.79%) Perl
6 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.39%) AppleScript
7 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (26.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (21.65%) CCNA
2 55 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (16.14%) MCTS
4 29 (11.42%) MCP
4 29 (11.42%) Degree
5 25 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (9.45%) MCSE
7 23 (9.06%) NCDA
8 22 (8.66%) MCSA
9 12 (4.72%) MCITP
10 9 (3.54%) CCENT
11 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.97%) RHCT
12 5 (1.97%) CCNP
12 5 (1.97%) HNC
13 3 (1.18%) ISEB
13 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.14%) SLA
2 11 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.97%) BS7799
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (59.06%) Active Directory
2 88 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (25.20%) Hyper-V
4 45 (17.72%) vSphere
5 17 (6.69%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.33%) XenApp
7 9 (3.54%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.97%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.57%) UAG
11 3 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.79%) Postfix
12 2 (0.79%) Xen
13 1 (0.39%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 51 (20.08%) SCCM
2 44 (17.32%) SCOM
3 19 (7.48%) Backup Exec
4 13 (5.12%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.36%) OpenView
6 6 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.57%) WSUS
7 4 (1.57%) MOM
7 4 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 163 (64.17%) Microsoft
2 142 (55.91%) VMware
3 77 (30.31%) Cisco
4 62 (24.41%) Citrix
5 46 (18.11%) NetApp
6 25 (9.84%) HP
7 23 (9.06%) Symantec
8 18 (7.09%) Oracle
9 16 (6.30%) Avaya
10 14 (5.51%) Dell
10 14 (5.51%) McAfee
11 12 (4.72%) Juniper
11 12 (4.72%) Hitachi
12 11 (4.33%) Sage
13 9 (3.54%) Apple
14 8 (3.15%) IBM
15 6 (2.36%) EMC
15 6 (2.36%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.36%) Remedy
16 5 (1.97%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Jumar
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits+Car+Bonus
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Salford
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Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: up to £24,000 + excellent bens
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Stockport
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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