The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 116 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 147 213 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 3.28% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 12.96% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 135 193 182
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,875 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £44,800 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1817 1644 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.12% 25.34% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1412 1722
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester -37 85 £32,500 +18.18% 21
Cheshire -1 46 £43,750 +30.59% 4
Merseyside +8 7 £32,000 - 2
Lancashire -23 5 £24,500 -10.90% 3
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 257 (89.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (59.03%) Active Directory
4 158 (54.86%) Microsoft
5 140 (48.61%) VMware
6 136 (47.22%) MS Exchange
6 136 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 111 (38.54%) Citrix
8 101 (35.07%) ITIL
9 95 (32.99%) DNS
10 88 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (29.17%) SAN
12 83 (28.82%) TCP/IP
13 82 (28.47%) Windows 7
14 81 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 78 (27.08%) Windows XP
16 74 (25.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 73 (25.35%) MS Excel
18 66 (22.92%) Cisco
19 63 (21.88%) Finance
20 60 (20.83%) DHCP
20 60 (20.83%) Linux
21 57 (19.79%) WAN
21 57 (19.79%) LAN
22 56 (19.44%) PowerShell
23 53 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
24 52 (18.06%) Firewall
25 51 (17.71%) HP
25 51 (17.71%) IIS
26 50 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 136 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 74 (25.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 53 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (17.71%) IIS
5 50 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (5.21%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.13%) Lync
9 5 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Site Server
13 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 45 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (32.99%) DNS
2 84 (29.17%) SAN
3 83 (28.82%) TCP/IP
4 60 (20.83%) DHCP
5 57 (19.79%) WAN
5 57 (19.79%) LAN
6 52 (18.06%) Firewall
7 42 (14.58%) VPN
8 38 (13.19%) SMTP
9 32 (11.11%) NAS
10 23 (7.99%) VLAN
11 17 (5.90%) VoIP
12 16 (5.56%) Internet
13 15 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (4.17%) iSCSI
15 11 (3.82%) DMZ
15 11 (3.82%) Network Security
16 10 (3.47%) IP Telephony
17 9 (3.13%) Wireless
18 7 (2.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.82%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.43%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 63 (21.88%) Finance
2 10 (3.47%) Retail
3 9 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.43%) Advertising
5 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.39%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (21.53%) Support Engineer
2 52 (18.06%) Analyst
3 34 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 26 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 26 (9.03%) Server Engineer
6 22 (7.64%) Server Support
7 21 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
9 16 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (4.86%) IT Support
10 14 (4.86%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.51%) Consultant
11 13 (4.51%) Windows Support Engineer
12 12 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.82%) Windows Server Engineer
14 8 (2.78%) Storage Support Engineer
14 8 (2.78%) 3rd Line Server Support
14 8 (2.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.04%) Web Services
2 3 (1.04%) EDI
3 1 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.58%) Clustering
2 20 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.78%) FlexPod
5 6 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.08%) Life Science
5 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.74%) iPhone
7 3 (1.04%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.69%) SecurID
8 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) Statistics
9 1 (0.35%) GIS
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 257 (89.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (28.47%) Windows 7
5 78 (27.08%) Windows XP
6 60 (20.83%) Linux
7 30 (10.42%) UNIX
8 27 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.43%) VMS
10 7 (2.43%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.43%) Android
11 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.08%) CentOS
11 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.69%) Solaris
13 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.07%) ITIL
2 47 (16.32%) Migration
3 27 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 15 (5.21%) Change Management
5 14 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (4.51%) Problem Management
7 11 (3.82%) Information Security
7 11 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.82%) Change Control
8 10 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (3.47%) Project Management
9 9 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (2.78%) Time Management
10 8 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.78%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.43%) Project Planning
11 7 (2.43%) Test Management
11 7 (2.43%) Test Strategy
11 7 (2.43%) Line Management
12 6 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 33 (11.46%) SQL
3 31 (10.76%) VB.NET
4 27 (9.38%) Perl
5 17 (5.90%) VB
6 14 (4.86%) VBScript
7 13 (4.51%) C
8 4 (1.39%) VB6
9 2 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (17.01%) MCITP
3 47 (16.32%) MCSE
4 35 (12.15%) MCTS
5 33 (11.46%) MCP
6 29 (10.07%) MCSA
7 27 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (8.68%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (6.94%) CCNA
10 15 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (4.86%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (4.51%) NCDA
13 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
13 12 (4.17%) CCA
14 11 (3.82%) ISEB
14 11 (3.82%) SC Cleared
14 11 (3.82%) ISTQB
14 11 (3.82%) Degree
15 10 (3.47%) CCNP
16 6 (2.08%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.82%) SLA
2 7 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) BS7799
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 170 (59.03%) Active Directory
2 81 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.07%) VMware ESX
5 25 (8.68%) vSphere
6 21 (7.29%) XenApp
7 15 (5.21%) XenDesktop
8 12 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (2.43%) NFS
9 7 (2.43%) Xen
9 7 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.74%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.04%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.04%) XenServer
12 2 (0.69%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (3.47%) SCCM
4 10 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.13%) SCOM
6 4 (1.39%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.69%) Legato
8 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 158 (54.86%) Microsoft
2 140 (48.61%) VMware
3 111 (38.54%) Citrix
4 66 (22.92%) Cisco
5 51 (17.71%) HP
6 46 (15.97%) Symantec
7 33 (11.46%) NetApp
8 25 (8.68%) IronPort
9 23 (7.99%) Dell
10 17 (5.90%) EMC
11 11 (3.82%) Avaya
12 10 (3.47%) Oracle
13 9 (3.13%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.78%) Veeam
14 8 (2.78%) WatchGuard
14 8 (2.78%) Juniper
15 7 (2.43%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.43%) McAfee
16 6 (2.08%) AppSense
17 5 (1.74%) CommVault
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent holidays, healthcare and f
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31k - 33k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago