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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 106 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 78 121 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 3.20% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.93% 12.66% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 111 75
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
983 956 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.41% 25.30% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 833 825 971
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Rochdale -2 6 £32,500 +36.84%
Bolton - 6 £29,875 - 1
Altrincham - 3 £25,000 - 3
Oldham - 1 £27,500 -
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (85.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (61.82%) Microsoft
4 101 (61.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (60.61%) Active Directory
6 91 (55.15%) VMware
7 88 (53.33%) MS Exchange
8 68 (41.21%) Citrix
9 66 (40.00%) ITIL
10 57 (34.55%) Cisco
10 57 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 51 (30.91%) LAN
12 51 (30.91%) WAN
13 48 (29.09%) SAN
14 47 (28.48%) HP
15 43 (26.06%) Windows 7
16 42 (25.45%) Windows XP
17 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2007
17 41 (24.85%) Firewall
17 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 39 (23.64%) DNS
19 38 (23.03%) MS Excel
19 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2003
20 36 (21.82%) NetApp
21 34 (20.61%) Linux
22 32 (19.39%) TCP/IP
23 31 (18.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 30 (18.18%) IIS
24 30 (18.18%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 88 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (18.18%) IIS
4 30 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.21%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (23.03%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.91%) LAN
1 51 (30.91%) WAN
2 48 (29.09%) SAN
3 41 (24.85%) Firewall
4 39 (23.64%) DNS
5 32 (19.39%) TCP/IP
6 25 (15.15%) DHCP
7 22 (13.33%) VPN
8 17 (10.30%) VLAN
9 16 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (7.88%) NAS
11 12 (7.27%) iSCSI
12 10 (6.06%) Internet
13 9 (5.45%) SMTP
13 9 (5.45%) IP Telephony
14 7 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (4.24%) Network Security
14 7 (4.24%) ADSL
15 6 (3.64%) VoIP
16 5 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.61%) Selenium
2 1 (0.61%) Selenium IDE
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Automotive
4 2 (1.21%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 34 (20.61%) Analyst
3 22 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) IT Support
6 15 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.48%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.88%) Server Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Server Support
10 9 (5.45%) Server Support Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Storage Support Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) .NET
2 8 (4.85%) EDI
3 3 (1.82%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.88%) Clustering
3 10 (6.06%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.64%) Life Science
5 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.82%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) SecurID
7 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) EPoS
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (85.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (61.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (26.06%) Windows 7
5 42 (25.45%) Windows XP
6 34 (20.61%) Linux
7 30 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 13 (7.88%) UNIX
9 6 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.21%) Android
12 2 (1.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) ITIL
2 18 (10.91%) Migration
3 16 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.67%) ERP
4 11 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.24%) Change Management
7 7 (4.24%) Information Security
7 7 (4.24%) Data Management
8 5 (3.03%) Project Management
8 5 (3.03%) Service Management
8 5 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.42%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.42%) Line Management
10 3 (1.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.33%) SQL
2 18 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.09%) C
4 14 (8.48%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.24%) Perl
5 7 (4.24%) VB
5 7 (4.24%) VB6
6 2 (1.21%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (13.94%) MCSE
4 22 (13.33%) MCTS
5 20 (12.12%) MCP
6 19 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (10.91%) CCNA
8 17 (10.30%) MCSA
8 17 (10.30%) MCITP
8 17 (10.30%) NCDA
9 13 (7.88%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (7.88%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (6.67%) CCA
11 6 (3.64%) NCIE
12 5 (3.03%) VCAP
12 5 (3.03%) CCNP
13 4 (2.42%) MCPD
13 4 (2.42%) Degree
13 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) SLA
2 7 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) BS7799
System Software
1 100 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 57 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.33%) vSphere
4 21 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 19 (11.52%) XenApp
6 17 (10.30%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.45%) XenServer
8 7 (4.24%) NFS
8 7 (4.24%) Xen
9 3 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.21%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (6.67%) SCCM
2 10 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.85%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.85%) SCOM
4 7 (4.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.21%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.21%) Legato
5 2 (1.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 102 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 91 (55.15%) VMware
3 68 (41.21%) Citrix
4 57 (34.55%) Cisco
5 47 (28.48%) HP
6 36 (21.82%) NetApp
7 30 (18.18%) Symantec
8 23 (13.94%) Dell
9 9 (5.45%) Veeam
9 9 (5.45%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.24%) WatchGuard
10 7 (4.24%) IronPort
11 6 (3.64%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.03%) CommVault
12 5 (3.03%) AppSense
12 5 (3.03%) Intel
13 4 (2.42%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.42%) Draytek
13 4 (2.42%) Kaspersky
13 4 (2.42%) SolarWinds
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