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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 155 166 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -67
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 72 96 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.49% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 6.52% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 74 168
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £21,875
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
1238 1473 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.12% 22.90% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1210 1472
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 39 £34,377 +14.59% 10
Cheshire +25 13 £30,000 +14.19%
Lancashire +9 8 £25,500 -15.00%
Merseyside +2 7 £33,000 -12.58% 1
Cumbria - 4 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (79.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 84 (54.19%) Microsoft
5 77 (49.68%) Windows Server
6 57 (36.77%) MS Exchange
7 55 (35.48%) VMware
8 54 (34.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (32.90%) SQL
10 50 (32.26%) Citrix
11 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
12 37 (23.87%) ITIL
13 36 (23.23%) Windows XP
14 35 (22.58%) Cisco
14 35 (22.58%) SAN
14 35 (22.58%) Windows 7
15 34 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (20.65%) MS Excel
17 31 (20.00%) DNS
18 30 (19.35%) PowerShell
19 29 (18.71%) DHCP
20 28 (18.06%) Replication
21 27 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (17.42%) T-SQL
21 27 (17.42%) SQL Server 2000
22 26 (16.77%) MS Office
22 26 (16.77%) Finance
22 26 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
23 25 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (36.77%) MS Exchange
2 34 (21.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.16%) IIS
5 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.87%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.65%) TWiki
Applications
1 32 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.58%) SAN
2 31 (20.00%) DNS
3 29 (18.71%) DHCP
4 25 (16.13%) LAN
5 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
6 21 (13.55%) VPN
6 21 (13.55%) WAN
7 17 (10.97%) Firewall
8 8 (5.16%) VLAN
9 7 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.52%) Network Security
10 6 (3.87%) BGP
10 6 (3.87%) OSPF
11 5 (3.23%) Internet
12 4 (2.58%) DDNS
12 4 (2.58%) IPsec
12 4 (2.58%) SMTP
12 4 (2.58%) Wireless
13 3 (1.94%) VoIP
13 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 27 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (15.48%) DTS
5 23 (14.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.87%) DB2
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) ERwin
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.58%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.29%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (27.10%) Analyst
2 30 (19.35%) IT Support
2 30 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 27 (17.42%) DBA
3 27 (17.42%) SQL DBA
4 21 (13.55%) IT Engineer
4 21 (13.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (12.26%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.97%) Administrator
7 14 (9.03%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.39%) Service Analyst
9 12 (7.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (7.10%) Team Leader
11 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (6.45%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (5.81%) Desktop Support
12 9 (5.81%) Support Team Leader
13 8 (5.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) .NET
2 6 (3.87%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Replication
2 21 (13.55%) Clustering
3 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.45%) Symmetrix
4 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.16%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.58%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.58%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.94%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.94%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.94%) NHS
9 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.29%) Life Science
10 2 (1.29%) User Experience
11 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 155 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (79.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (49.68%) Windows Server
4 54 (34.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (23.23%) Windows XP
6 35 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 17 (10.97%) Linux
7 17 (10.97%) Windows 8
8 13 (8.39%) Unix
9 8 (5.16%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.52%) CentOS
11 5 (3.23%) AIX
11 5 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.58%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.94%) Windows NT
14 2 (1.29%) Android
14 2 (1.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) ITIL
2 24 (15.48%) High Availability
3 20 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (12.26%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (12.26%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (9.68%) Service Management
6 14 (9.03%) Change Control
6 14 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.10%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.81%) Project Management
8 9 (5.81%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.52%) ITSM
9 7 (4.52%) Migration
9 7 (4.52%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.87%) Coaching
10 6 (3.87%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.58%) Data Management
12 4 (2.58%) ITIL V3
12 4 (2.58%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.90%) SQL
2 30 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 27 (17.42%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.16%) VBScript
5 5 (3.23%) C
5 5 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.61%) MCSE
3 16 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.10%) MCSA
5 10 (6.45%) Degree
6 9 (5.81%) CCNA
7 8 (5.16%) MCTS
8 7 (4.52%) CCNP
9 6 (3.87%) HND
10 5 (3.23%) MCITP
10 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.58%) HNC
11 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.58%) MCP
11 4 (2.58%) NCDA
12 3 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.65%) CCA
13 1 (0.65%) CCDP
13 1 (0.65%) CISSP
13 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 90 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.55%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.97%) XenApp
5 13 (8.39%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.52%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.87%) SRDF
8 5 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.94%) vSphere
10 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.29%) XenServer
11 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.65%) Postfix
11 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) LiteSpeed
2 8 (5.16%) SCOM
3 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (3.87%) SCCM
5 5 (3.23%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.58%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.94%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.94%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.94%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.29%) WSUS
9 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 84 (54.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (35.48%) VMware
3 50 (32.26%) Citrix
4 35 (22.58%) Cisco
5 17 (10.97%) Oracle
6 15 (9.68%) HP
7 11 (7.10%) Remedy
8 10 (6.45%) EMC
8 10 (6.45%) Symantec
9 8 (5.16%) Apple
9 8 (5.16%) NetApp
9 8 (5.16%) SAP
10 7 (4.52%) IBM
11 6 (3.87%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.23%) Dell
12 5 (3.23%) Veeam
13 4 (2.58%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.29%) CommVault
14 2 (1.29%) Juniper
14 2 (1.29%) Lotus
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