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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 127 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 143 183 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 2.64% 2.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 10.39% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127 146 201
Average salary £33,750 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,600 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
1816 1762 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.46% 25.38% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1513 1659
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -33 82 £32,000 +6.66% 18
Cheshire +2 47 £45,000 +36.36% 7
Lancashire -12 5 £22,500 -18.18% 4
Merseyside +10 4 £26,000 +4.00% 4
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 286 (87.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (49.85%) Active Directory
4 143 (43.73%) VMware
5 140 (42.81%) Microsoft
6 137 (41.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 135 (41.28%) MS Exchange
8 116 (35.47%) Citrix
9 108 (33.03%) ITIL
10 106 (32.42%) Windows 7
11 100 (30.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 87 (26.61%) SAN
12 87 (26.61%) DNS
13 86 (26.30%) TCP/IP
14 85 (25.99%) Finance
14 85 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 82 (25.08%) Exchange Server 2007
16 80 (24.46%) Windows XP
17 75 (22.94%) Linux
17 75 (22.94%) MS Excel
18 63 (19.27%) MS Office
18 63 (19.27%) SQL Server
19 62 (18.96%) MCSE
20 61 (18.65%) MCITP
21 59 (18.04%) Hyper-V
22 57 (17.43%) UNIX
23 54 (16.51%) LAN
24 52 (15.90%) WAN
24 52 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
25 51 (15.60%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 135 (41.28%) MS Exchange
2 82 (25.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 52 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (8.87%) IIS
6 13 (3.98%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.83%) Lync
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 75 (22.94%) MS Excel
2 63 (19.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.98%) Office 365
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (26.61%) DNS
1 87 (26.61%) SAN
2 86 (26.30%) TCP/IP
3 54 (16.51%) LAN
4 52 (15.90%) WAN
5 50 (15.29%) DHCP
6 49 (14.98%) VPN
7 44 (13.46%) Firewall
8 34 (10.40%) SMTP
9 30 (9.17%) NAS
10 16 (4.89%) Internet
11 12 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.67%) VoIP
12 9 (2.75%) VLAN
13 5 (1.53%) Network Security
14 4 (1.22%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.22%) Wireless
14 4 (1.22%) DMZ
14 4 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.92%) DTS
10 2 (0.61%) MySQL
10 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.31%) MS Access
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (4.28%) LoadRunner
2 12 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (2.75%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (2.45%) Selenium
4 8 (2.45%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (1.22%) Maven
5 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.22%) Toad
5 4 (1.22%) Ant
5 4 (1.22%) ERwin
5 4 (1.22%) Log4j
6 2 (0.61%) NUnit
6 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) FxCop
6 2 (0.61%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.61%) Moq
6 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
General
1 85 (25.99%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Retail
3 12 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.53%) Law
6 3 (0.92%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Military
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (20.18%) Analyst
1 66 (20.18%) Support Engineer
2 36 (11.01%) Server Support
3 31 (9.48%) Server Engineer
4 26 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (7.95%) Server Support Engineer
4 26 (7.95%) Windows Support Engineer
5 21 (6.42%) Windows Server Engineer
6 19 (5.81%) IT Support
7 18 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (4.89%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.28%) Service Analyst
11 14 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.84%) .NET
2 11 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.36%) HTML
3 10 (3.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.22%) XML
4 4 (1.22%) XSD
4 4 (1.22%) JMS
4 4 (1.22%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (1.22%) EJB
4 4 (1.22%) J2EE
4 4 (1.22%) Servlets
4 4 (1.22%) SOAP
5 3 (0.92%) WCF
6 2 (0.61%) Ninject
6 2 (0.61%) LINQ
7 1 (0.31%) HTML5
7 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.31%) WF
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.31%) Clustering
2 19 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.36%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.53%) iPhone
6 3 (0.92%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.61%) User Experience
7 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.31%) CCTV
8 1 (0.31%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 286 (87.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (41.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (32.42%) Windows 7
5 80 (24.46%) Windows XP
6 75 (22.94%) Linux
7 57 (17.43%) UNIX
8 24 (7.34%) Windows 2000
9 18 (5.50%) VMS
10 14 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.98%) Solaris
12 12 (3.67%) AIX
12 12 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.14%) Android
14 6 (1.83%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.31%) CentOS
16 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (33.03%) ITIL
2 40 (12.23%) Change Management
3 30 (9.17%) Migration
4 26 (7.95%) Load Balancing
5 24 (7.34%) Problem Management
5 24 (7.34%) Incident Management
5 24 (7.34%) Change Control
6 18 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.59%) Project Management
8 14 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.28%) Information Security
8 14 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (3.67%) Line Management
10 10 (3.06%) Web Testing
10 10 (3.06%) System Testing
10 10 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.75%) Regression Testing
11 9 (2.75%) Test Management
11 9 (2.75%) Test Strategy
12 8 (2.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.60%) SQL
2 40 (12.23%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.56%) VB.NET
4 26 (7.95%) Perl
5 15 (4.59%) C#
6 11 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.36%) VBScript
6 11 (3.36%) VB
7 7 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.22%) Python
8 4 (1.22%) C
8 4 (1.22%) Java
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (30.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (18.96%) MCSE
3 61 (18.65%) MCITP
4 47 (14.37%) MCTS
4 47 (14.37%) MCP
5 36 (11.01%) MCSA
6 30 (9.17%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (7.03%) CCA
8 22 (6.73%) Degree
9 20 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (5.20%) ISEB
10 17 (5.20%) CCNA
11 16 (4.89%) Security Cleared
12 15 (4.59%) ISTQB
12 15 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (4.28%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (2.14%) CCNP
16 5 (1.53%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.81%) SLA
2 16 (4.89%) QA
3 7 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) BS7799
System Software
1 163 (49.85%) Active Directory
2 85 (25.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (18.04%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.23%) VMware ESX
5 31 (9.48%) XenApp
6 29 (8.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 28 (8.56%) vSphere
8 16 (4.89%) XenDesktop
9 13 (3.98%) XenServer
10 11 (3.36%) MetaFrame
11 10 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (2.45%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.22%) Xen
13 4 (1.22%) NFS
14 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
15 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (9.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (2.75%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.14%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.14%) SCCM
5 6 (1.83%) SCOM
5 6 (1.83%) WSUS
6 5 (1.53%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (1.22%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.61%) Legato
8 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 143 (43.73%) VMware
2 140 (42.81%) Microsoft
3 116 (35.47%) Citrix
4 44 (13.46%) Cisco
5 40 (12.23%) HP
6 38 (11.62%) Symantec
7 27 (8.26%) Oracle
8 25 (7.65%) EMC
9 23 (7.03%) Dell
10 20 (6.12%) NetApp
11 18 (5.50%) McAfee
12 16 (4.89%) IronPort
13 12 (3.67%) AppSense
14 11 (3.36%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.06%) IBM
16 7 (2.14%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.83%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.83%) Fujitsu
17 6 (1.83%) Veeam
18 5 (1.53%) SonicWALL
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £29000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + Free gym membership, pension
Posted: 6 days ago