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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 126 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 48 118 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 3.09% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.39% 11.94% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 101 80
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -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
751 988 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.30% 25.84% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 621 822 914
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +9 4 £24,750 -
Altrincham -1 4 £26,250 -
Rochdale +1 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (69.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (68.25%) Microsoft
5 78 (61.90%) VMware
6 71 (56.35%) Active Directory
7 68 (53.97%) Citrix
8 64 (50.79%) MS Exchange
9 50 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (36.51%) Cisco
11 41 (32.54%) WAN
12 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (31.75%) Windows 7
13 39 (30.95%) SAN
14 38 (30.16%) ITIL
15 37 (29.37%) HP
15 37 (29.37%) LAN
16 35 (27.78%) NetApp
16 35 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 33 (26.19%) DNS
18 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
19 31 (24.60%) XenApp
19 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2003
20 30 (23.81%) MS Excel
20 30 (23.81%) Windows 8
20 30 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
21 29 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 28 (22.22%) XenDesktop
22 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
22 28 (22.22%) DHCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 64 (50.79%) MS Exchange
2 35 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (16.67%) IIS
7 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.17%) Lync
9 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) WAN
2 39 (30.95%) SAN
3 37 (29.37%) LAN
4 33 (26.19%) DNS
5 28 (22.22%) DHCP
5 28 (22.22%) Firewall
6 21 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (11.90%) VLAN
8 13 (10.32%) iSCSI
8 13 (10.32%) VPN
9 12 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (6.35%) Network Security
11 7 (5.56%) NAS
11 7 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (4.76%) IP Telephony
12 6 (4.76%) ADSL
13 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.17%) FTP
14 3 (2.38%) Wireless
14 3 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) DTS
8 1 (0.79%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) ERwin
1 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.17%) Advertising
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.67%) Architect
3 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (11.11%) Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) IT Support
6 12 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Consultant
7 9 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Field Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) EDI
1 8 (6.35%) .NET
2 3 (2.38%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Clustering
2 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.94%) FlexPod
5 7 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.56%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.17%) Life Science
8 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.59%) SecurID
9 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.59%) iPhone
9 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.79%) iPad
10 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (69.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (31.75%) Windows 7
5 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
6 30 (23.81%) Windows 8
7 17 (13.49%) Linux
8 5 (3.97%) UNIX
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) ITIL
2 15 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (11.11%) Migration
4 10 (7.94%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.14%) ERP
6 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.76%) Change Control
7 6 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.97%) Change Management
8 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.97%) Data Management
8 5 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.17%) Database Security
9 4 (3.17%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (3.17%) Server Hardening
9 4 (3.17%) Server Building
9 4 (3.17%) Database Tuning
9 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.38%) Service Management
10 3 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 14 (11.11%) C
3 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.94%) VB
5 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.56%) VB6
7 5 (3.97%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) VBA
8 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
4 22 (17.46%) CCA
5 18 (14.29%) NCDA
6 17 (13.49%) MCTS
7 16 (12.70%) MCSE
8 14 (11.11%) CCNA
8 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (10.32%) MCITP
10 12 (9.52%) CCEE
11 9 (7.14%) CCIA
11 9 (7.14%) MCP
11 9 (7.14%) MCSA
12 6 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (3.17%) MCPD
13 4 (3.17%) NCIE
14 3 (2.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (56.35%) Active Directory
2 50 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (24.60%) XenApp
4 28 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 22 (17.46%) vSphere
6 20 (15.87%) XenServer
7 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.97%) NFS
9 5 (3.97%) Xen
10 3 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.79%) SRDF
12 1 (0.79%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) SCOM
3 5 (3.97%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.38%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.59%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.59%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) Legato
7 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 86 (68.25%) Microsoft
2 78 (61.90%) VMware
3 68 (53.97%) Citrix
4 46 (36.51%) Cisco
5 37 (29.37%) HP
6 35 (27.78%) NetApp
7 21 (16.67%) Symantec
8 16 (12.70%) Dell
9 14 (11.11%) AppSense
10 11 (8.73%) Veeam
11 6 (4.76%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.97%) Oracle
13 4 (3.17%) SAP
13 4 (3.17%) IBM
13 4 (3.17%) EMC
13 4 (3.17%) Intel
14 3 (2.38%) CommVault
14 3 (2.38%) Wyse
14 3 (2.38%) McAfee
14 3 (2.38%) Draytek
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