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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 120 94 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 61 100 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.71% 2.50% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.42% 9.83% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 118
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
822 1017 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.99% 25.37% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 662 858 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 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 31 July 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
Bolton +6 3 £25,000 +42.85%
Stockport +3 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Rochdale -3 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Salford - 1 £20,500 - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (71.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (65.29%) Microsoft
4 77 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (62.81%) VMware
6 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 62 (51.24%) Citrix
8 57 (47.11%) MS Exchange
9 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (35.54%) DNS
11 39 (32.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
13 36 (29.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (28.93%) MS Excel
15 33 (27.27%) DHCP
16 32 (26.45%) SAN
17 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
18 30 (24.79%) ITIL
18 30 (24.79%) Exchange Server 2007
19 29 (23.97%) WAN
20 28 (23.14%) Cisco
20 28 (23.14%) SQL
21 27 (22.31%) XenApp
21 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2013
22 26 (21.49%) XenDesktop
23 25 (20.66%) LAN
24 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
24 24 (19.83%) Firewall
25 23 (19.01%) HP
26 22 (18.18%) MCITP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (47.11%) MS Exchange
2 36 (29.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (24.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (14.88%) IIS
7 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
7 12 (9.92%) Lync
8 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (4.13%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (28.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.54%) DNS
2 33 (27.27%) DHCP
3 32 (26.45%) SAN
4 29 (23.97%) WAN
5 25 (20.66%) LAN
6 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
6 24 (19.83%) Firewall
7 10 (8.26%) VPN
8 8 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (5.79%) NAS
10 6 (4.96%) VLAN
10 6 (4.96%) FTP
11 5 (4.13%) VoIP
11 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.31%) Network Security
13 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.48%) IPsec
13 3 (2.48%) Internet
13 3 (2.48%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.65%) DTS
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Selenium
1 4 (3.31%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.83%) ERwin
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Law
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Publishing
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Support Engineer
2 21 (17.36%) Architect
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.92%) Server Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) IT Support
4 12 (9.92%) Citrix Architect
5 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) EDI
3 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Clustering
2 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.44%) Fat Client
4 9 (7.44%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.31%) FlexPod
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.65%) Derivative
7 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.65%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (71.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
5 20 (16.53%) Windows 8
6 18 (14.88%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.26%) Linux
8 7 (5.79%) UNIX
9 4 (3.31%) Solaris
9 4 (3.31%) AIX
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.48%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.65%) CentOS
11 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.65%) SUSE
11 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Incident Management
3 11 (9.09%) Change Control
3 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.44%) Server Hardening
4 9 (7.44%) Server Building
5 8 (6.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.79%) ERP
7 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.96%) Migration
7 6 (4.96%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.96%) Database Tuning
7 6 (4.96%) Database Security
7 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.96%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (4.13%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.79%) VB
4 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.13%) VBScript
6 4 (3.31%) VB6
6 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.31%) C
6 4 (3.31%) C#
6 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.65%) VBA
7 2 (1.65%) Python
7 2 (1.65%) AWK
7 2 (1.65%) sed
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (18.18%) MCITP
3 20 (16.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (16.53%) CCA
3 20 (16.53%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (14.05%) MCSE
5 12 (9.92%) MCSA
5 12 (9.92%) CCEE
6 11 (9.09%) NCDA
7 10 (8.26%) MCTS
7 10 (8.26%) MCP
8 9 (7.44%) CCNA
8 9 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (7.44%) CCIA
9 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (4.96%) MCPD
10 5 (4.13%) Degree
11 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.36%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (22.31%) XenApp
4 26 (21.49%) XenDesktop
5 21 (17.36%) XenServer
6 16 (13.22%) vSphere
7 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (5.79%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.65%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.83%) NFS
12 1 (0.83%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.83%) Xen
12 1 (0.83%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) WSUS
3 5 (4.13%) SCOM
4 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.48%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (2.48%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.65%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.65%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.83%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.83%) Legato
7 1 (0.83%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 79 (65.29%) Microsoft
2 76 (62.81%) VMware
3 62 (51.24%) Citrix
4 28 (23.14%) Cisco
5 23 (19.01%) HP
6 19 (15.70%) NetApp
7 12 (9.92%) Dell
7 12 (9.92%) AppSense
7 12 (9.92%) Symantec
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle
9 7 (5.79%) SAP
9 7 (5.79%) Veeam
10 6 (4.96%) EMC
10 6 (4.96%) Intel
10 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.31%) IBM
12 3 (2.48%) McAfee
12 3 (2.48%) Sun
12 3 (2.48%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.48%) SonicWALL
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