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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 121 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 131 212 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 3.06% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.15% 12.53% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 186 178
Average salary £31,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
1607 1692 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 24.45% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1399 1640
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -28 81 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Cheshire -11 31 £30,000 +2.56% 8
Lancashire +1 12 £25,000 - 5
Merseyside +8 7 £20,500 -34.92% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (82.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (62.17%) Active Directory
4 160 (59.93%) Microsoft
5 142 (53.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 140 (52.43%) VMware
7 128 (47.94%) MS Exchange
8 115 (43.07%) Citrix
9 91 (34.08%) ITIL
10 83 (31.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 82 (30.71%) Cisco
12 80 (29.96%) SAN
12 80 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 74 (27.72%) DNS
14 68 (25.47%) TCP/IP
14 68 (25.47%) Windows XP
14 68 (25.47%) MS Excel
15 67 (25.09%) Windows 7
16 59 (22.10%) WAN
17 56 (20.97%) LAN
18 55 (20.60%) DHCP
18 55 (20.60%) HP
18 55 (20.60%) Firewall
18 55 (20.60%) Exchange Server 2007
19 53 (19.85%) Exchange Server 2013
20 52 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
21 50 (18.73%) Clustering
22 49 (18.35%) Finance
23 47 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2003
23 47 (17.60%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 128 (47.94%) MS Exchange
2 55 (20.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 53 (19.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 47 (17.60%) IIS
6 18 (6.74%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.37%) Lync
8 5 (1.87%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.37%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) Office 365
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (29.96%) SAN
2 74 (27.72%) DNS
3 68 (25.47%) TCP/IP
4 59 (22.10%) WAN
5 56 (20.97%) LAN
6 55 (20.60%) DHCP
6 55 (20.60%) Firewall
7 46 (17.23%) VPN
8 28 (10.49%) SMTP
8 28 (10.49%) VLAN
9 26 (9.74%) NAS
10 17 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (6.37%) Wireless
11 14 (5.24%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.87%) Network Security
12 13 (4.87%) VoIP
13 12 (4.49%) Internet
14 8 (3.00%) DMZ
14 8 (3.00%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium
2 1 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
General
1 49 (18.35%) Finance
2 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.00%) Advertising
4 7 (2.62%) Retail
5 6 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (24.34%) Support Engineer
2 41 (15.36%) Analyst
2 41 (15.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (11.99%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) IT Support
6 21 (7.87%) Architect
7 20 (7.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (7.12%) Server Engineer
9 17 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.99%) Service Analyst
11 15 (5.62%) Consultant
12 11 (4.12%) Server Support
12 11 (4.12%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Citrix Architect
13 10 (3.75%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Server Support Engineer
14 9 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (3.37%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.74%) .NET
2 8 (3.00%) EDI
3 3 (1.12%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.73%) Clustering
2 19 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.49%) FlexPod
4 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.25%) Life Science
5 6 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.75%) iPhone
8 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.75%) SecurID
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (82.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (53.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (25.47%) Windows XP
5 67 (25.09%) Windows 7
6 42 (15.73%) Linux
7 33 (12.36%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.87%) UNIX
9 12 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (3.37%) CentOS
11 8 (3.00%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.50%) Android
14 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.08%) ITIL
2 39 (14.61%) Migration
3 24 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (7.49%) Load Balancing
5 18 (6.74%) Business Continuity
6 17 (6.37%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.12%) Time Management
7 11 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.12%) ERP
8 9 (3.37%) ITIL V3
8 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (3.00%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.00%) Data Management
10 7 (2.62%) Risk Management
10 7 (2.62%) Change Management
11 6 (2.25%) Service Management
11 6 (2.25%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (2.25%) Line Management
11 6 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.10%) SQL
1 43 (16.10%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.36%) VB.NET
3 18 (6.74%) VB
3 18 (6.74%) Perl
4 16 (5.99%) C
5 14 (5.24%) VBScript
6 7 (2.62%) VB6
7 5 (1.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (31.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (14.61%) MCSE
3 38 (14.23%) MCITP
4 32 (11.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (10.86%) MCTS
6 28 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (10.11%) MCSA
8 24 (8.99%) CCNA
9 23 (8.61%) MCP
9 23 (8.61%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (7.87%) CCA
10 21 (7.87%) NCDA
11 10 (3.75%) CCEE
11 10 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (3.37%) Degree
13 7 (2.62%) CCNP
13 7 (2.62%) NCIE
13 7 (2.62%) CCIA
14 5 (1.87%) VCAP
15 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 166 (62.17%) Active Directory
2 80 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.11%) XenApp
4 31 (11.61%) Hyper-V
5 29 (10.86%) XenDesktop
6 28 (10.49%) vSphere
7 19 (7.12%) XenServer
8 15 (5.62%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.37%) Terminal Server
10 7 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.62%) Xen
10 7 (2.62%) NFS
11 6 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (2.25%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 19 (7.12%) Backup Exec
3 17 (6.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (5.24%) SCOM
5 13 (4.87%) SCCM
6 8 (3.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.12%) Legato
7 3 (1.12%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 160 (59.93%) Microsoft
2 140 (52.43%) VMware
3 115 (43.07%) Citrix
4 82 (30.71%) Cisco
5 55 (20.60%) HP
6 44 (16.48%) Symantec
7 43 (16.10%) NetApp
8 22 (8.24%) Dell
9 18 (6.74%) IronPort
10 16 (5.99%) EMC
11 11 (4.12%) Avaya
11 11 (4.12%) AppSense
12 9 (3.37%) Veeam
12 9 (3.37%) Juniper
13 8 (3.00%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.00%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.25%) CommVault
14 6 (2.25%) IBM
14 6 (2.25%) Oracle
15 5 (1.87%) McAfee
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ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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Salary: £34000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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