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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 151 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 87 194 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 2.85% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.37% 11.41% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 164 177
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -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
1365 1700 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.61% 24.94% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1412 1612
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 -36 47 £30,000 -4.76% 10
Cheshire -23 25 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Lancashire -20 10 £30,000 +10.09%
Merseyside +1 5 £37,750 +42.45% 4
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (77.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (65.65%) Active Directory
4 149 (64.78%) Microsoft
5 132 (57.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (53.48%) VMware
7 105 (45.65%) MS Exchange
8 94 (40.87%) Citrix
9 74 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 73 (31.74%) DNS
10 73 (31.74%) ITIL
11 68 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 66 (28.70%) Cisco
13 63 (27.39%) Windows XP
13 63 (27.39%) SAN
14 61 (26.52%) Windows 7
15 58 (25.22%) MS Excel
16 56 (24.35%) Firewall
17 55 (23.91%) WAN
18 54 (23.48%) DHCP
19 52 (22.61%) LAN
19 52 (22.61%) SQL
19 52 (22.61%) SQL Server
19 52 (22.61%) HP
20 51 (22.17%) TCP/IP
21 48 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
22 47 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
22 47 (20.43%) Clustering
23 44 (19.13%) IIS
24 42 (18.26%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 105 (45.65%) MS Exchange
2 48 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 47 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (19.13%) IIS
5 41 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 36 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (9.13%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.04%) Lync
9 6 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle 9iAS
11 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 58 (25.22%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) ProjectWise
4 2 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Primavera
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (31.74%) DNS
2 63 (27.39%) SAN
3 56 (24.35%) Firewall
4 55 (23.91%) WAN
5 54 (23.48%) DHCP
6 52 (22.61%) LAN
7 51 (22.17%) TCP/IP
8 39 (16.96%) VPN
9 24 (10.43%) VLAN
10 20 (8.70%) NAS
11 15 (6.52%) Network Security
11 15 (6.52%) Wireless
12 14 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (5.65%) iSCSI
13 13 (5.65%) SMTP
14 10 (4.35%) VoIP
15 8 (3.48%) DMZ
16 7 (3.04%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (3.04%) ADSL
16 7 (3.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.74%) MySQL
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.87%) DTS
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.43%) MS Access
12 1 (0.43%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) ERwin
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.22%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.04%) Advertising
3 7 (3.04%) Retail
4 6 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 37 (16.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (12.17%) Analyst
4 25 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (10.00%) Architect
6 22 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (8.70%) IT Support
8 18 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (6.96%) DBA
10 13 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (5.65%) Service Analyst
10 13 (5.65%) Administrator
10 13 (5.65%) Server Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.22%) Consultant
11 12 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) Citrix Architect
12 11 (4.78%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.39%) .NET
2 8 (3.48%) EDI
3 3 (1.30%) WebCenter
3 3 (1.30%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.43%) Clustering
2 16 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.35%) FlexPod
5 9 (3.91%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.91%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.04%) Life Science
7 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.17%) Replication
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.87%) SecurID
10 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) Statistics
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (77.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (57.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (27.39%) Windows XP
5 61 (26.52%) Windows 7
6 34 (14.78%) Windows 8
7 25 (10.87%) Linux
8 12 (5.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.48%) CentOS
10 7 (3.04%) UNIX
11 6 (2.61%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.74%) Android
13 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.87%) Solaris
14 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.74%) ITIL
2 38 (16.52%) Migration
3 31 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 16 (6.96%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.09%) Time Management
7 12 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (4.78%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.35%) Service Management
9 10 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.91%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.91%) ERP
11 8 (3.48%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.04%) Change Control
12 7 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (3.04%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (3.04%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.61%) SQL
2 28 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.96%) VB.NET
4 14 (6.09%) C
5 13 (5.65%) VB
6 12 (5.22%) VBScript
7 9 (3.91%) Perl
8 7 (3.04%) VB6
9 6 (2.61%) VBA
10 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.30%) Prolog
12 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (12.17%) MCITP
4 25 (10.87%) MCTS
5 24 (10.43%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (10.00%) MCSE
7 22 (9.57%) CCA
8 21 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (8.26%) CCNA
10 18 (7.83%) NCDA
10 18 (7.83%) Degree
11 14 (6.09%) MCP
11 14 (6.09%) MCSA
12 12 (5.22%) CCEE
13 9 (3.91%) CCIA
14 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.61%) Security Cleared
15 5 (2.17%) MCPD
15 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 151 (65.65%) Active Directory
2 74 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (14.78%) XenApp
4 29 (12.61%) XenDesktop
5 25 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 25 (10.87%) vSphere
6 21 (9.13%) XenServer
7 12 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 12 (5.22%) Terminal Server
8 9 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.61%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.17%) Xen
10 5 (2.17%) NFS
11 4 (1.74%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.43%) SRDF
12 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.43%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 19 (8.26%) Backup Exec
2 15 (6.52%) SCCM
2 15 (6.52%) SCOM
3 10 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.30%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.87%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.87%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.87%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.87%) WSUS
6 2 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) Legato
Vendors
1 149 (64.78%) Microsoft
2 123 (53.48%) VMware
3 94 (40.87%) Citrix
4 66 (28.70%) Cisco
5 52 (22.61%) HP
6 42 (18.26%) NetApp
7 32 (13.91%) Symantec
8 24 (10.43%) Dell
9 16 (6.96%) Oracle
10 13 (5.65%) AppSense
11 11 (4.78%) Avaya
12 10 (4.35%) Veeam
13 9 (3.91%) IronPort
13 9 (3.91%) Juniper
14 8 (3.48%) EMC
14 8 (3.48%) WatchGuard
15 6 (2.61%) CommVault
16 5 (2.17%) Business Objects
16 5 (2.17%) IBM
16 5 (2.17%) Intel
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