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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 95 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 98 125 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 3.24% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 12.32% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 113 105
Average salary £32,764 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
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
962 1015 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.65% 26.31% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 791 880 833
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Altrincham +10 8 £46,000 - 3
Bolton +4 6 £18,250 -33.63% 1
Stockport 0 5 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Cheadle -2 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 £24,875 -
Wigan -5 1 £22,500 -40.78% 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (78.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (53.27%) Active Directory
4 112 (52.34%) Microsoft
5 91 (42.52%) SQL Server
6 88 (41.12%) VMware
7 85 (39.72%) MS Exchange
8 75 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (33.18%) ITIL
10 70 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (30.37%) Citrix
12 63 (29.44%) SQL
13 55 (25.70%) Windows 7
14 53 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 51 (23.83%) SAN
16 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (21.96%) MS Excel
17 47 (21.96%) WAN
17 47 (21.96%) LAN
18 46 (21.50%) Hyper-V
19 43 (20.09%) Exchange Server 2007
20 39 (18.22%) Finance
21 38 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2003
21 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 36 (16.82%) Windows XP
23 34 (15.89%) Linux
23 34 (15.89%) .NET
24 33 (15.42%) NetApp
24 33 (15.42%) vSphere
25 32 (14.95%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (39.72%) MS Exchange
2 53 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (20.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.34%) IIS
8 5 (2.34%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.47%) Site Server
12 1 (0.47%) Lync
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (21.96%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Sage 1000
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) Office 365
2 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.83%) SAN
2 47 (21.96%) WAN
2 47 (21.96%) LAN
3 30 (14.02%) Firewall
4 27 (12.62%) TCP/IP
4 27 (12.62%) DNS
5 21 (9.81%) DHCP
6 20 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (7.01%) VPN
8 11 (5.14%) NAS
9 10 (4.67%) VLAN
10 9 (4.21%) Internet
11 6 (2.80%) VoIP
12 5 (2.34%) HTTP
13 3 (1.40%) SMTP
13 3 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.47%) Wireless
15 1 (0.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (42.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (12.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.34%) DTS
11 5 (2.34%) Sybase ASA
11 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.74%) JIRA
3 7 (3.27%) Selenium
3 7 (3.27%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (2.34%) Ant
5 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.87%) ERwin
5 4 (1.87%) Toad
5 4 (1.87%) Log4j
5 4 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.93%) Moq
6 2 (0.93%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.93%) FxCop
6 2 (0.93%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 39 (18.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Advertising
3 5 (2.34%) Retail
4 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Military
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (20.09%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.69%) Analyst
3 16 (7.48%) Tester
3 16 (7.48%) Software Tester
4 15 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.14%) Consultant
9 10 (4.67%) Windows Support Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Server Support
9 10 (4.67%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.67%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.21%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.21%) DBA
11 8 (3.74%) IT Support
11 8 (3.74%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.89%) .NET
2 24 (11.21%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.94%) HTML
4 14 (6.54%) Web Services
5 11 (5.14%) WCF
6 9 (4.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (4.21%) WF
6 9 (4.21%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.34%) J2EE
8 4 (1.87%) XML
8 4 (1.87%) XSD
8 4 (1.87%) Servlets
8 4 (1.87%) SOAP
8 4 (1.87%) EJB
8 4 (1.87%) JMS
8 4 (1.87%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (0.93%) LINQ
9 2 (0.93%) Ninject
10 1 (0.47%) CSS
10 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Clustering
1 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.27%) Replication
2 7 (3.27%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.80%) iPhone
4 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.87%) GIS
6 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.93%) EPoS
6 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.47%) HACMP
7 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.47%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (78.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (35.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (25.70%) Windows 7
5 36 (16.82%) Windows XP
6 34 (15.89%) Linux
7 27 (12.62%) UNIX
8 25 (11.68%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.61%) Windows 2000
10 11 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.67%) Solaris
12 9 (4.21%) AIX
13 8 (3.74%) VMS
14 7 (3.27%) Windows Vista
15 6 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (2.34%) Android
17 3 (1.40%) Windows NT
17 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.93%) MVS
18 2 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.18%) ITIL
2 23 (10.75%) Change Management
3 22 (10.28%) Incident Management
4 21 (9.81%) Problem Management
5 19 (8.88%) Change Control
6 17 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (7.48%) System Testing
7 16 (7.48%) Web Testing
8 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.61%) Capacity Management
9 12 (5.61%) Information Security
10 11 (5.14%) CRM
11 10 (4.67%) Project Management
11 10 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.21%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.21%) Regression Testing
12 9 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.44%) SQL
2 29 (13.55%) C#
3 17 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.61%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.61%) VB.NET
5 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.34%) Java
7 5 (2.34%) C
8 4 (1.87%) Python
9 3 (1.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.02%) Degree
3 27 (12.62%) CCNA
3 27 (12.62%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (11.68%) MCSE
5 21 (9.81%) MCTS
5 21 (9.81%) MCP
6 19 (8.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (8.41%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (6.54%) MCITP
9 13 (6.07%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (5.61%) NCDA
11 11 (5.14%) MCSA
11 11 (5.14%) CCA
12 9 (4.21%) ISEB
12 9 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (2.34%) RHCT
14 3 (1.40%) CCNP
14 3 (1.40%) CCENT
15 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.68%) SLA
2 15 (7.01%) QA
3 11 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.34%) BS7799
5 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 70 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (21.50%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.42%) vSphere
5 21 (9.81%) XenApp
6 19 (8.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (6.07%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.14%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.67%) XenServer
10 8 (3.74%) MetaFrame
11 6 (2.80%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.34%) Xen
13 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.40%) NFS
14 3 (1.40%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.93%) UAG
15 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (11.68%) SCCM
2 17 (7.94%) SCOM
3 9 (4.21%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.74%) OpenView
5 7 (3.27%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.87%) WSUS
7 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.93%) MOM
9 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.47%) Puppet
10 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.47%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 112 (52.34%) Microsoft
2 88 (41.12%) VMware
3 65 (30.37%) Citrix
4 33 (15.42%) NetApp
5 29 (13.55%) Oracle
5 29 (13.55%) HP
6 21 (9.81%) Cisco
7 13 (6.07%) IBM
8 12 (5.61%) EMC
9 11 (5.14%) Dell
9 11 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.21%) Remedy
10 9 (4.21%) Avaya
11 8 (3.74%) Sage
11 8 (3.74%) McAfee
11 8 (3.74%) Symantec
11 8 (3.74%) AppSense
12 7 (3.27%) Veeam
13 5 (2.34%) Sybase
14 4 (1.87%) Juniper
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