The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 53 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.47% 2.79% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 13.39% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 30
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 127 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.31% 20.85% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 136 113 240
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,388 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Merseyside region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Liverpool +2 7 £30,000 -17.80%
Wirral - 1 £27,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) Hyper-V
5 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (48.00%) MCP
7 11 (44.00%) MCSE
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
8 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (28.00%) DHCP
11 7 (28.00%) DNS
12 6 (24.00%) Citrix
12 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 5 (20.00%) LAN
14 4 (16.00%) WAN
14 4 (16.00%) HP
14 4 (16.00%) SAN
14 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
14 4 (16.00%) Symantec
14 4 (16.00%) Firewall
14 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (16.00%) SCCM
14 4 (16.00%) SCOM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
General
1 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Server Support
2 8 (32.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) WSH
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) VB
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) MCP
2 11 (44.00%) MCSE
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (12.00%) XenServer
6 2 (8.00%) XenApp
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (8.00%) Facebook
6 2 (8.00%) Twitter
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Sage
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco