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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 116 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 74 103 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 2.79% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 10.73% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 86 109
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,750 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,650
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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
912 960 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.99% 25.97% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 747 828 851
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -5 4 £46,000 +19.48%
Stockport -6 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Bolton +3 2 £23,250 +5.68%
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (83.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (53.45%) Active Directory
4 74 (42.53%) MS Exchange
5 73 (41.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
7 70 (40.23%) VMware
8 63 (36.21%) ITIL
9 62 (35.63%) Citrix
10 50 (28.74%) SQL Server
11 48 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (25.29%) SAN
14 39 (22.41%) Linux
15 37 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2007
16 36 (20.69%) Windows 7
17 35 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (20.11%) DNS
18 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
19 30 (17.24%) Firewall
19 30 (17.24%) Finance
19 30 (17.24%) SQL
20 29 (16.67%) LAN
20 29 (16.67%) WAN
21 28 (16.09%) TCP/IP
21 28 (16.09%) MS Office
22 27 (15.52%) .NET
23 26 (14.94%) UNIX
23 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V
24 24 (13.79%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 74 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (20.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (9.20%) IIS
7 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) Site Server
11 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.05%) Office 365
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.29%) SAN
2 35 (20.11%) DNS
3 30 (17.24%) Firewall
4 29 (16.67%) LAN
4 29 (16.67%) WAN
5 28 (16.09%) TCP/IP
6 23 (13.22%) VPN
7 19 (10.92%) DHCP
8 14 (8.05%) NAS
9 10 (5.75%) VoIP
10 9 (5.17%) SMTP
10 9 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.60%) Internet
12 7 (4.02%) VLAN
13 4 (2.30%) DMZ
13 4 (2.30%) FTP
13 4 (2.30%) HTTP
14 3 (1.72%) SSL
14 3 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.87%) DTS
9 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Selenium
1 7 (4.02%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.30%) Toad
3 4 (2.30%) ERwin
3 4 (2.30%) Log4j
3 4 (2.30%) Ant
3 4 (2.30%) Maven
4 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.15%) NUnit
4 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.15%) FxCop
4 2 (1.15%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.15%) Moq
4 2 (1.15%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 30 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Law
3 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Electronics
5 2 (1.15%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Analyst
2 33 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (6.90%) Software Tester
3 12 (6.90%) Tester
3 12 (6.90%) Server Support
3 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (6.90%) Server Engineer
3 12 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
4 10 (5.75%) Support Analyst
4 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (5.75%) Windows Support Engineer
5 9 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (5.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (5.17%) Service Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (4.02%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) .NET
2 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET
2 13 (7.47%) HTML
3 8 (4.60%) Web Services
4 4 (2.30%) XML
4 4 (2.30%) XSD
4 4 (2.30%) JMS
4 4 (2.30%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (2.30%) EJB
4 4 (2.30%) J2EE
4 4 (2.30%) Servlets
4 4 (2.30%) SOAP
5 3 (1.72%) WCF
6 2 (1.15%) Ninject
6 2 (1.15%) LINQ
7 1 (0.57%) HTML5
7 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.57%) WF
7 1 (0.57%) CSS
7 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Clustering
2 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.15%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) HACMP
6 1 (0.57%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (83.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (41.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (22.41%) Linux
5 36 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 26 (14.94%) UNIX
7 20 (11.49%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.32%) Windows 2000
8 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.75%) Solaris
10 8 (4.60%) VMS
10 8 (4.60%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (4.02%) Android
11 7 (4.02%) AIX
12 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.57%) HPUX
13 1 (0.57%) Tru64
13 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) ITIL
2 18 (10.34%) Change Management
3 17 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.20%) Incident Management
5 15 (8.62%) Information Security
6 14 (8.05%) Change Control
7 13 (7.47%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.90%) Web Testing
8 12 (6.90%) System Testing
8 12 (6.90%) Project Management
9 10 (5.75%) Line Management
10 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (4.02%) Automation Testing
12 7 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (3.45%) Migration
14 5 (2.87%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.24%) SQL
2 17 (9.77%) C#
3 16 (9.20%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.05%) VB.NET
5 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.17%) Perl
8 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.87%) C
10 4 (2.30%) Java
10 4 (2.30%) Python
11 2 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.79%) MCSE
3 20 (11.49%) MCITP
4 19 (10.92%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (10.92%) Degree
5 17 (9.77%) MCP
6 15 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (8.05%) MCTS
7 14 (8.05%) MCSA
8 12 (6.90%) CCA
8 12 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (6.32%) CCNA
10 5 (2.87%) ISEB
10 5 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.30%) NCDA
11 4 (2.30%) CCNP
12 3 (1.72%) MCPD
12 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) QA
2 13 (7.47%) SLA
3 6 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 93 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 48 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.92%) XenApp
5 17 (9.77%) vSphere
5 17 (9.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 14 (8.05%) VMware ESX
7 11 (6.32%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.75%) XenServer
9 8 (4.60%) MetaFrame
10 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.30%) Xen
12 3 (1.72%) NFS
13 2 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.45%) SCCM
2 6 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.30%) WSUS
3 4 (2.30%) SCOM
3 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.57%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.57%) OpenView
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
2 70 (40.23%) VMware
3 62 (35.63%) Citrix
4 24 (13.79%) HP
5 20 (11.49%) Cisco
6 19 (10.92%) Dell
7 17 (9.77%) Oracle
8 15 (8.62%) Symantec
9 13 (7.47%) NetApp
10 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.17%) McAfee
11 9 (5.17%) EMC
12 8 (4.60%) AppSense
12 8 (4.60%) Veeam
13 7 (4.02%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.45%) IronPort
14 6 (3.45%) IBM
15 5 (2.87%) Juniper
16 4 (2.30%) Actimize
16 4 (2.30%) 3PAR
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