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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 155 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 102 210 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 2.98% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.95% 12.06% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 175 172
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1467 1741 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.84% 24.74% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1436 1637
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -58 55 £32,500 +18.18% 16
Cheshire -25 27 £30,000 +5.26% 16
Lancashire +1 14 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Merseyside +16 6 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (78.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 152 (60.32%) Active Directory
5 140 (55.56%) VMware
6 136 (53.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 114 (45.24%) MS Exchange
8 105 (41.67%) Citrix
9 80 (31.75%) ITIL
10 79 (31.35%) Cisco
11 76 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 75 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 70 (27.78%) SAN
13 70 (27.78%) DNS
14 67 (26.59%) Windows 7
15 65 (25.79%) Windows XP
16 61 (24.21%) MS Excel
17 60 (23.81%) WAN
18 57 (22.62%) LAN
18 57 (22.62%) TCP/IP
18 57 (22.62%) HP
19 56 (22.22%) DHCP
19 56 (22.22%) Firewall
20 52 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
21 50 (19.84%) SQL Server
22 48 (19.05%) SQL
22 48 (19.05%) Clustering
23 47 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2013
24 46 (18.25%) NetApp
25 45 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 114 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 52 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 43 (17.06%) IIS
6 42 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.78%) Lync
9 5 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle 9iAS
13 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 61 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.40%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Primavera
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (27.78%) SAN
1 70 (27.78%) DNS
2 60 (23.81%) WAN
3 57 (22.62%) LAN
3 57 (22.62%) TCP/IP
4 56 (22.22%) DHCP
4 56 (22.22%) Firewall
5 41 (16.27%) VPN
6 27 (10.71%) VLAN
7 18 (7.14%) Wireless
8 17 (6.75%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (6.75%) NAS
9 16 (6.35%) iSCSI
10 15 (5.95%) SMTP
11 14 (5.56%) Network Security
12 11 (4.37%) VoIP
13 10 (3.97%) Internet
14 9 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (3.57%) IP Telephony
15 8 (3.17%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) DTS
8 1 (0.40%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.40%) ERwin
General
1 44 (17.46%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.78%) Advertising
3 7 (2.78%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.19%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (21.83%) Support Engineer
2 45 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (14.68%) Analyst
4 26 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (9.13%) Architect
6 21 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (8.33%) IT Support
7 19 (7.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (6.75%) Server Engineer
9 16 (6.35%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.35%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.95%) Consultant
11 13 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
13 11 (4.37%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.97%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) DBA
15 9 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
15 9 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.75%) .NET
2 8 (3.17%) EDI
3 3 (1.19%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.40%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.05%) Clustering
2 16 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 8 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.78%) Life Science
6 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.79%) Replication
10 2 (0.79%) SecurID
10 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.79%) Open Source
10 2 (0.79%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (78.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (53.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (26.59%) Windows 7
5 65 (25.79%) Windows XP
6 35 (13.89%) Linux
7 34 (13.49%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (3.97%) UNIX
10 9 (3.57%) CentOS
11 8 (3.17%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.59%) Android
15 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.75%) ITIL
2 35 (13.89%) Migration
3 31 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 17 (6.75%) Problem Management
6 12 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (4.76%) Time Management
7 11 (4.37%) Load Balancing
7 11 (4.37%) ERP
8 10 (3.97%) Service Management
9 9 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 9 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.57%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.17%) Data Management
10 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.78%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.05%) SQL
2 32 (12.70%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.54%) VB
4 17 (6.75%) VBScript
5 16 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.35%) C
6 9 (3.57%) Perl
7 7 (2.78%) VB6
8 6 (2.38%) VBA
9 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) C#
10 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.40%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 76 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.49%) MCITP
2 34 (13.49%) MCSE
3 33 (13.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (8.73%) CCNA
6 22 (8.73%) CCA
6 22 (8.73%) MCTS
7 20 (7.94%) NCDA
8 19 (7.54%) MCSA
9 16 (6.35%) MCP
10 12 (4.76%) CCEE
11 11 (4.37%) Degree
12 9 (3.57%) CCIA
12 9 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.38%) NCIE
14 5 (1.98%) MCPD
14 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 152 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 75 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.68%) XenApp
4 31 (12.30%) XenDesktop
5 30 (11.90%) vSphere
6 27 (10.71%) Hyper-V
7 21 (8.33%) XenServer
8 16 (6.35%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.76%) Terminal Server
10 9 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.78%) Xen
11 7 (2.78%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.78%) NFS
12 5 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.40%) SRDF
14 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.54%) Backup Exec
2 18 (7.14%) SCCM
3 16 (6.35%) SCOM
4 12 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (3.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.19%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.19%) Legato
8 2 (0.79%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.79%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 140 (55.56%) VMware
3 105 (41.67%) Citrix
4 79 (31.35%) Cisco
5 57 (22.62%) HP
6 46 (18.25%) NetApp
7 36 (14.29%) Symantec
8 24 (9.52%) Dell
9 15 (5.95%) EMC
10 13 (5.16%) AppSense
11 11 (4.37%) Avaya
12 10 (3.97%) Oracle
12 10 (3.97%) WatchGuard
13 9 (3.57%) IronPort
13 9 (3.57%) Veeam
13 9 (3.57%) Juniper
14 7 (2.78%) McAfee
14 7 (2.78%) CommVault
15 6 (2.38%) IBM
15 6 (2.38%) Intel
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent bens (inc. free on-site
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum up to £27,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Life Assurance, Private Healthcare,
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits, holidays & more
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Base salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago