The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 83 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 228 232 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.17% 3.16% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.77% 11.77% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 195 183 266
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2003
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 139 £27,500 -15.38% 21
Cheshire -9 60 £28,500 -24.00% 16
Lancashire +12 18 £25,000 +19.04%
Merseyside -34 10 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 428 (100.00%) Windows
2 343 (80.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 258 (60.28%) Microsoft
4 234 (54.67%) Active Directory
5 214 (50.00%) VMware
6 171 (39.95%) MS Exchange
7 143 (33.41%) SQL
8 142 (33.18%) SQL Server
9 141 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 135 (31.54%) ITIL
11 125 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 124 (28.97%) MS Excel
13 118 (27.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 117 (27.34%) Cisco
15 116 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 116 (27.10%) Windows 7
16 110 (25.70%) Citrix
17 105 (24.53%) Windows XP
18 99 (23.13%) WAN
19 97 (22.66%) Hyper-V
20 95 (22.20%) Firewall
21 94 (21.96%) SAN
22 93 (21.73%) DNS
23 91 (21.26%) LAN
24 89 (20.79%) TCP/IP
25 79 (18.46%) MS Office
26 77 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
27 74 (17.29%) Exchange Server 2003
28 71 (16.59%) CCNA
28 71 (16.59%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 171 (39.95%) MS Exchange
2 118 (27.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 74 (17.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 69 (16.12%) IIS
6 46 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (10.05%) SharePoint
8 28 (6.54%) Apache
9 14 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (3.27%) Lync
10 12 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.87%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.70%) Site Server
15 2 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 124 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 79 (18.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.34%) Sage 1000
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (23.13%) WAN
2 95 (22.20%) Firewall
3 94 (21.96%) SAN
4 93 (21.73%) DNS
5 91 (21.26%) LAN
6 89 (20.79%) TCP/IP
7 59 (13.79%) DHCP
8 44 (10.28%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (7.01%) Internet
10 27 (6.31%) SMTP
10 27 (6.31%) VPN
11 23 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (4.67%) FTP
13 10 (2.34%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.34%) NAS
14 7 (1.64%) Network Security
14 7 (1.64%) VoIP
15 6 (1.40%) VLAN
15 6 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.34%) OLTP
8 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.17%) Sybase ASA
11 5 (1.17%) MySQL
12 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.47%) DTS
14 1 (0.23%) Big Data
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.80%) Selenium
1 12 (2.80%) Selenium IDE
2 11 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Moq
4 1 (0.23%) FxCop
4 1 (0.23%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.23%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.23%) NUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (13.08%) Finance
2 17 (3.97%) Retail
3 14 (3.27%) Law
4 13 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.80%) Banking
6 7 (1.64%) Marketing
6 7 (1.64%) Advertising
7 5 (1.17%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (19.63%) Analyst
2 67 (15.65%) Support Engineer
3 56 (13.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 53 (12.38%) Support Analyst
5 48 (11.21%) Consultant
6 47 (10.98%) IT Support
7 37 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.37%) Software Tester
8 23 (5.37%) Tester
9 22 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 21 (4.91%) Support Consultant
11 20 (4.67%) Technical Consultant
11 20 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
15 13 (3.04%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
15 13 (3.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 13 (3.04%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.98%) .NET
2 36 (8.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (5.37%) HTML
4 9 (2.10%) Web Services
5 7 (1.64%) WCF
6 6 (1.40%) WSH
6 6 (1.40%) WF
6 6 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (1.17%) J2EE
8 4 (0.93%) COM
9 3 (0.70%) LAMP
10 1 (0.23%) Ninject
10 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.23%) LINQ
10 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.23%) SOAP
10 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.31%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.44%) Replication
3 17 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.80%) Clustering
5 11 (2.57%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.57%) Thin Client
6 8 (1.87%) GIS
6 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.40%) Firmware
7 6 (1.40%) iPhone
8 4 (0.93%) CLARiiON
8 4 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.47%) EPoS
10 2 (0.47%) FMCG
10 2 (0.47%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 428 (100.00%) Windows
2 343 (80.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (29.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 116 (27.10%) Windows 7
5 105 (24.53%) Windows XP
6 52 (12.15%) Windows 8
7 28 (6.54%) Linux
8 20 (4.67%) Windows 2000
9 15 (3.50%) UNIX
10 14 (3.27%) Windows NT
11 12 (2.80%) Windows Vista
11 12 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (2.34%) AIX
13 9 (2.10%) MVS
13 9 (2.10%) zOS
14 5 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.93%) CentOS
15 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.70%) Android
17 2 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (31.54%) ITIL
2 40 (9.35%) Project Management
3 25 (5.84%) Migration
3 25 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (5.37%) System Testing
4 23 (5.37%) Web Testing
5 22 (5.14%) CRM
6 21 (4.91%) Service Management
7 17 (3.97%) PRINCE2
8 16 (3.74%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.50%) Capacity Management
9 15 (3.50%) Change Management
10 14 (3.27%) Problem Management
11 13 (3.04%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (2.80%) Change Control
12 12 (2.80%) Automation Testing
13 11 (2.57%) Software Testing
14 9 (2.10%) Network Load Balancing
14 9 (2.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (33.41%) SQL
2 30 (7.01%) C#
3 23 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.27%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.04%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.87%) VB
8 3 (0.70%) Python
8 3 (0.70%) VBScript
9 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (27.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (16.59%) CCNA
2 71 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (13.79%) MCSE
4 57 (13.32%) MCP
5 52 (12.15%) MCTS
6 44 (10.28%) Degree
7 30 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (6.54%) MCSA
9 27 (6.31%) MCITP
10 23 (5.37%) NCDA
11 18 (4.21%) Security Cleared
12 17 (3.97%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.57%) ISEB
14 9 (2.10%) CCNP
15 8 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.87%) CCENT
16 7 (1.64%) HND
17 5 (1.17%) HNC
18 4 (0.93%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.32%) SLA
2 30 (7.01%) QA
3 12 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.17%) BS7799
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 234 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 141 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (22.66%) Hyper-V
4 57 (13.32%) vSphere
5 28 (6.54%) XenApp
6 26 (6.07%) VMware ESX
7 21 (4.91%) Terminal Services
8 13 (3.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (2.34%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.10%) XenServer
11 8 (1.87%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.87%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.40%) MetaFrame
12 6 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (1.17%) UAG
13 5 (1.17%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.93%) Squid
15 2 (0.47%) Xen
15 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (13.55%) SCCM
2 47 (10.98%) SCOM
3 31 (7.24%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.80%) SCVMM
5 11 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 10 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.87%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (1.17%) MOM
10 5 (1.17%) OpenView
11 4 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (0.93%) WSUS
11 4 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.70%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.70%) Puppet
13 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 258 (60.28%) Microsoft
2 214 (50.00%) VMware
3 117 (27.34%) Cisco
4 110 (25.70%) Citrix
5 54 (12.62%) HP
6 50 (11.68%) NetApp
7 46 (10.75%) Symantec
8 30 (7.01%) Oracle
9 25 (5.84%) Dell
10 19 (4.44%) McAfee
11 18 (4.21%) Avaya
12 17 (3.97%) IBM
13 13 (3.04%) Juniper
13 13 (3.04%) SAP
14 12 (2.80%) Hitachi
15 11 (2.57%) Sage
15 11 (2.57%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.57%) EMC
16 10 (2.34%) Apple
17 9 (2.10%) Lotus
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits+Car+Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago