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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 87 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 100 134 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 3.28% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 12.91% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 92 117 113
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £25,600 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1021 1038 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.33% 25.41% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 857 900 862
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Stockport +4 7 £31,500 +6.77% 2
Altrincham +9 5 £46,000 - 2
Bolton +3 5 £17,500 -50.00%
Rochdale - 4 £25,000 -
Cheadle +1 2 - -
Wigan -4 1 £22,500 -27.41%
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 182 (78.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (55.36%) Active Directory
4 118 (50.64%) Microsoft
5 101 (43.35%) VMware
6 95 (40.77%) SQL Server
7 89 (38.20%) MS Exchange
8 82 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (33.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 72 (30.90%) SQL
10 72 (30.90%) ITIL
11 65 (27.90%) Citrix
11 65 (27.90%) Windows 7
12 62 (26.61%) SAN
13 56 (24.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 54 (23.18%) WAN
15 53 (22.75%) LAN
16 52 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (21.46%) MS Excel
18 48 (20.60%) Windows XP
18 48 (20.60%) Hyper-V
19 47 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
20 45 (19.31%) Finance
21 42 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 37 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2003
22 37 (15.88%) TCP/IP
22 37 (15.88%) MS Office
23 36 (15.45%) Linux
23 36 (15.45%) NetApp
23 36 (15.45%) vSphere

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (38.20%) MS Exchange
2 56 (24.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (3.86%) IIS
9 5 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) Lync
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Sage 1000
2 5 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.01%) Office 365
2 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.61%) SAN
2 54 (23.18%) WAN
3 53 (22.75%) LAN
4 37 (15.88%) TCP/IP
5 35 (15.02%) Firewall
6 30 (12.88%) DNS
7 26 (11.16%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (10.73%) DHCP
9 16 (6.87%) VPN
10 11 (4.72%) Internet
10 11 (4.72%) NAS
11 10 (4.29%) VLAN
12 6 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.58%) HTTP
13 3 (1.29%) SMTP
13 3 (1.29%) VoIP
13 3 (1.29%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
15 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (7.73%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.15%) Sybase ASA
10 5 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.15%) DTS
10 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.43%) JIRA
3 7 (3.00%) Selenium
3 7 (3.00%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (2.15%) Ant
5 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.72%) ERwin
5 4 (1.72%) Toad
5 4 (1.72%) Log4j
5 4 (1.72%) Maven
6 3 (1.29%) NUnit
6 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.29%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.29%) Moq
6 3 (1.29%) FxCop
6 3 (1.29%) StyleCop
6 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 45 (19.31%) Finance
2 9 (3.86%) Advertising
3 5 (2.15%) Retail
3 5 (2.15%) Marketing
3 5 (2.15%) Law
4 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Military
5 3 (1.29%) Electronics
6 2 (0.86%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (20.17%) Analyst
2 43 (18.45%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (8.58%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.87%) Tester
6 16 (6.87%) Software Tester
7 15 (6.44%) Consultant
8 14 (6.01%) IT Support
8 14 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.15%) DBA
9 12 (5.15%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.29%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.43%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.43%) Support Consultant
11 8 (3.43%) Administrator
11 8 (3.43%) Server Support
11 8 (3.43%) Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Server Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) .NET
2 24 (10.30%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.30%) HTML
4 15 (6.44%) Web Services
5 12 (5.15%) WCF
6 9 (3.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.86%) WF
6 9 (3.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (2.15%) J2EE
8 4 (1.72%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (1.72%) XML
8 4 (1.72%) XSD
8 4 (1.72%) Servlets
8 4 (1.72%) SOAP
8 4 (1.72%) EJB
8 4 (1.72%) JMS
9 3 (1.29%) LINQ
9 3 (1.29%) Ninject
10 2 (0.86%) COM
11 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.15%) Clustering
2 11 (4.72%) Replication
2 11 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.86%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.00%) GIS
5 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) iPhone
8 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.86%) EPoS
8 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) SecurID
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) HACMP
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 182 (78.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (27.90%) Windows 7
5 48 (20.60%) Windows XP
6 36 (15.45%) Linux
7 28 (12.02%) Windows 8
8 24 (10.30%) UNIX
9 11 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.29%) AIX
11 9 (3.86%) Windows 2000
11 9 (3.86%) Solaris
12 6 (2.58%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.58%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.72%) VMS
14 3 (1.29%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.29%) MVS
14 3 (1.29%) zOS
14 3 (1.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.90%) ITIL
2 22 (9.44%) Problem Management
3 21 (9.01%) Incident Management
4 19 (8.15%) Change Management
4 19 (8.15%) Change Control
5 17 (7.30%) Configuration Management
5 17 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (6.87%) System Testing
6 16 (6.87%) Web Testing
7 14 (6.01%) CRM
8 13 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.58%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.86%) Software Testing
10 9 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.43%) Information Security
12 7 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.00%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.90%) SQL
2 30 (12.88%) C#
3 17 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.15%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.15%) VB.NET
5 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.15%) Java
7 5 (2.15%) C
8 4 (1.72%) Python
9 3 (1.29%) Ruby
9 3 (1.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.30%) Degree
3 29 (12.45%) MCP
3 29 (12.45%) CCNA
3 29 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (11.59%) MCSE
5 23 (9.87%) MCTS
6 19 (8.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (6.44%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (6.01%) MCSA
9 12 (5.15%) NCDA
9 12 (5.15%) MCITP
10 11 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.86%) ISEB
11 9 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (3.00%) CCA
13 5 (2.15%) RHCT
14 4 (1.72%) CCENT
15 3 (1.29%) HND
15 3 (1.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.59%) SLA
2 15 (6.44%) QA
3 14 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.15%) BS7799
5 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 79 (33.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (20.60%) Hyper-V
4 36 (15.45%) vSphere
5 22 (9.44%) XenApp
6 15 (6.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (5.15%) VMware ESX
8 11 (4.72%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.29%) XenServer
10 8 (3.43%) MetaFrame
11 7 (3.00%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.15%) Xen
13 4 (1.72%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.29%) NFS
14 3 (1.29%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.29%) UAG
14 3 (1.29%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.43%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 30 (12.88%) SCCM
2 22 (9.44%) SCOM
3 10 (4.29%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.43%) OpenView
4 8 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.72%) WSUS
6 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.29%) MOM
7 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.43%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.43%) Puppet
9 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (50.64%) Microsoft
2 101 (43.35%) VMware
3 65 (27.90%) Citrix
4 36 (15.45%) NetApp
5 31 (13.30%) HP
6 29 (12.45%) Cisco
7 26 (11.16%) Oracle
8 15 (6.44%) Dell
9 13 (5.58%) IBM
9 13 (5.58%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.58%) Symantec
10 12 (5.15%) Avaya
10 12 (5.15%) EMC
11 11 (4.72%) McAfee
12 9 (3.86%) AppSense
12 9 (3.86%) Remedy
12 9 (3.86%) Sage
13 7 (3.00%) Juniper
14 6 (2.58%) Veeam
14 6 (2.58%) Apple
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