The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 76 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.01% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 4.42% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 15
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +13.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 377 226 422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.09% 23.71% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 266 197 340
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Knutsford - 3 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 £31,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 -
Winsford - 2 £26,750 -
Chester - 1 £31,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £18,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £30,500 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
7 18 (50.00%) DNS
7 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 18 (50.00%) DHCP
8 13 (36.11%) VPN
8 13 (36.11%) Service Management
8 13 (36.11%) VMware
9 12 (33.33%) VoIP
10 11 (30.56%) WAN
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
10 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
11 10 (27.78%) ITIL
11 10 (27.78%) LAN
11 10 (27.78%) SAN
12 9 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (22.22%) Finance
14 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (19.44%) IIS
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (16.67%) DMVPN

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (19.44%) IIS
5 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
1 18 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (36.11%) VPN
3 12 (33.33%) VoIP
4 11 (30.56%) WAN
5 10 (27.78%) LAN
5 10 (27.78%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) BGP
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 6 (16.67%) Firewall
6 6 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 6 (16.67%) IPsec
6 6 (16.67%) MPLS
6 6 (16.67%) Network Security
6 6 (16.67%) OSPF
6 6 (16.67%) TACACS
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
6 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Essbase
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Field Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Field Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Service Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.67%) ITSM
4 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
5 5 (13.89%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Network Management
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Jython
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CCNP
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) Docker
6 2 (5.56%) KVM
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) F5
4 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) SonicWALL
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.33%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) Meraki
8 2 (5.56%) Sophos
8 2 (5.56%) Ubiquiti
8 2 (5.56%) Veeam
9 1 (2.78%) CA
9 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee
9 1 (2.78%) Perforce
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago