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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 101 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 180 196 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 2.86% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 11.26% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 153 173 223
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £23,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
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
1741 1741 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.40% 25.42% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1514 1609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -24 97 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Cheshire +7 52 £34,500 +36.63% 12
Merseyside +10 16 £23,500 -35.61%
Lancashire -18 7 £22,250 -19.09% 1
Cumbria +5 2 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 375 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (79.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 177 (47.20%) Active Directory
4 176 (46.93%) Microsoft
5 168 (44.80%) VMware
6 138 (36.80%) MS Exchange
7 133 (35.47%) SQL Server
8 130 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 127 (33.87%) Windows 7
9 127 (33.87%) Citrix
10 119 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 110 (29.33%) ITIL
12 103 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 102 (27.20%) SQL
14 99 (26.40%) Windows XP
15 90 (24.00%) SAN
16 85 (22.67%) Hyper-V
17 82 (21.87%) Finance
18 80 (21.33%) MS Excel
19 75 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
20 74 (19.73%) MS Office
21 73 (19.47%) WAN
22 71 (18.93%) TCP/IP
23 70 (18.67%) DNS
23 70 (18.67%) LAN
24 68 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 66 (17.60%) MCSE
26 63 (16.80%) Linux
27 58 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2003
28 56 (14.93%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 138 (36.80%) MS Exchange
2 75 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 68 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (4.27%) IIS
7 15 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.07%) Site Server
10 4 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.80%) Lync
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 74 (19.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.53%) Office 365
2 13 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (24.00%) SAN
2 73 (19.47%) WAN
3 71 (18.93%) TCP/IP
4 70 (18.67%) LAN
4 70 (18.67%) DNS
5 56 (14.93%) Firewall
6 48 (12.80%) DHCP
7 39 (10.40%) VPN
8 23 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (4.80%) NAS
10 12 (3.20%) VLAN
10 12 (3.20%) Internet
11 11 (2.93%) SMTP
12 9 (2.40%) VoIP
13 5 (1.33%) HTTP
14 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.53%) Network Security
15 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (35.47%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.33%) DTS
12 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.33%) Sybase ASA
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.27%) OLTP
14 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (4.80%) Selenium
1 18 (4.80%) Selenium IDE
2 10 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.67%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (2.13%) JIRA
4 6 (1.60%) SilkPerformer
5 5 (1.33%) Ant
6 4 (1.07%) Toad
6 4 (1.07%) ERwin
6 4 (1.07%) Log4j
6 4 (1.07%) Maven
6 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.53%) FxCop
7 2 (0.53%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.53%) Moq
7 2 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 82 (21.87%) Finance
2 20 (5.33%) Retail
3 17 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.40%) Advertising
6 5 (1.33%) Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Military
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 56 (14.93%) Analyst
3 33 (8.80%) Server Support
4 32 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (7.47%) Software Tester
5 28 (7.47%) Tester
5 28 (7.47%) Consultant
6 27 (7.20%) IT Support
7 23 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Server Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Windows Support Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.07%) Server Support Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Windows Server Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
12 16 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (3.73%) Service Analyst
14 13 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (2.93%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.13%) .NET
2 36 (9.60%) ASP.NET
3 29 (7.73%) HTML
4 14 (3.73%) Web Services
5 11 (2.93%) WCF
6 9 (2.40%) WF
6 9 (2.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (2.40%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.60%) J2EE
8 4 (1.07%) EJB
8 4 (1.07%) Servlets
8 4 (1.07%) SOAP
8 4 (1.07%) XML
8 4 (1.07%) XSD
8 4 (1.07%) JMS
8 4 (1.07%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (0.53%) Ninject
9 2 (0.53%) WSH
9 2 (0.53%) LINQ
9 2 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.33%) Clustering
2 13 (3.47%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.67%) Replication
5 6 (1.60%) iPhone
6 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.07%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.07%) GIS
7 4 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.80%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.80%) Kindle
9 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.27%) HACMP
10 1 (0.27%) AS400
10 1 (0.27%) CCTV
10 1 (0.27%) Statistics
10 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 375 (100.00%) Windows
2 297 (79.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 127 (33.87%) Windows 7
5 99 (26.40%) Windows XP
6 63 (16.80%) Linux
7 48 (12.80%) UNIX
8 32 (8.53%) Windows 8
9 30 (8.00%) Windows 2000
10 18 (4.80%) AIX
11 17 (4.53%) VMS
12 13 (3.47%) Solaris
12 13 (3.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.13%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.87%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.33%) Android
16 5 (1.33%) zOS
16 5 (1.33%) MVS
17 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.33%) ITIL
2 48 (12.80%) Change Management
3 35 (9.33%) Problem Management
4 31 (8.27%) Incident Management
5 28 (7.47%) Web Testing
5 28 (7.47%) System Testing
5 28 (7.47%) Change Control
6 21 (5.60%) Migration
7 19 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (4.80%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.80%) Automation Testing
8 18 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (4.27%) Regression Testing
10 15 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (4.00%) Capacity Management
11 14 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.73%) CRM
12 13 (3.47%) Project Management
12 13 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 102 (27.20%) SQL
2 41 (10.93%) C#
3 29 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.13%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.87%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.93%) VB
8 10 (2.67%) Perl
9 9 (2.40%) VBScript
10 7 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.33%) C
11 5 (1.33%) Java
12 4 (1.07%) Python
13 2 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (17.60%) MCSE
3 55 (14.67%) MCP
4 48 (12.80%) MCTS
5 41 (10.93%) CCNA
5 41 (10.93%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (10.67%) MCITP
7 36 (9.60%) Degree
8 30 (8.00%) MCSA
9 29 (7.73%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (5.60%) ISEB
11 21 (5.60%) CCA
12 18 (4.80%) Security Cleared
13 16 (4.27%) SC Cleared
13 16 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (3.20%) NCDA
16 11 (2.93%) ISTQB
17 6 (1.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.53%) SLA
2 28 (7.47%) QA
3 12 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.33%) BS7799
5 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (47.20%) Active Directory
2 119 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (22.67%) Hyper-V
4 46 (12.27%) vSphere
5 41 (10.93%) XenApp
6 36 (9.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 36 (9.60%) VMware ESX
7 21 (5.60%) XenDesktop
8 19 (5.07%) XenServer
9 18 (4.80%) Terminal Services
10 13 (3.47%) MetaFrame
11 7 (1.87%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.33%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.33%) Xen
13 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.80%) NFS
15 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (7.47%) SCCM
2 20 (5.33%) SCOM
3 15 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (3.20%) SCVMM
5 11 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (2.93%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.13%) OpenView
7 7 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.60%) WSUS
8 6 (1.60%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.33%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.53%) MOM
10 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.53%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.27%) Puppet
11 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 176 (46.93%) Microsoft
2 168 (44.80%) VMware
3 127 (33.87%) Citrix
4 53 (14.13%) HP
5 46 (12.27%) Cisco
6 42 (11.20%) NetApp
7 41 (10.93%) Oracle
8 25 (6.67%) Symantec
9 22 (5.87%) Dell
10 19 (5.07%) EMC
11 18 (4.80%) IBM
12 16 (4.27%) AppSense
13 15 (4.00%) McAfee
14 13 (3.47%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.47%) Avaya
15 11 (2.93%) Sage
16 10 (2.67%) Fujitsu
17 9 (2.40%) Remedy
18 7 (1.87%) Veeam
19 5 (1.33%) Sybase
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