The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.26% 5.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 26.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.53% 19.70% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 4
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% +40.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,500 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,123 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2003
Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya