The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.81% 4.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 13.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,359
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.04%
Windows Server 2003
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 51 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.65% 33.77% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 53
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,000 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Northern Ireland region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 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
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Symantec
4 10 (76.92%) DHCP
4 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
4 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (69.23%) NAS
5 9 (69.23%) vSphere
5 9 (69.23%) SAN
6 8 (61.54%) Veritas
6 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (61.54%) Sophos
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL
6 8 (61.54%) IIS
6 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
6 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
6 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
6 8 (61.54%) Clustering
6 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
1 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) IIS
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) SAN
3 9 (69.23%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
3 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
2 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
2 8 (61.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) Symantec
4 8 (61.54%) Sophos
4 8 (61.54%) Veritas
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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