The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 9 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 8.57% 9.68% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 30.00% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 28.57% 32.26% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 20
Average salary £29,250 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.46% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2003
Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Rochdale

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft