The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 22 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.35% 2.22% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 5.88% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Average salary £22,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £33,027 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +1.44%
Windows Server 2003
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 21.62% 37.78% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 32
Average salary £28,750 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.25% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in Wigan

Windows Server 2003
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Assistant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft