Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 131 154
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -55
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.86% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 3.33% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 23
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £23,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -26.92% -5.80%
10th Percentile £25,200 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,125 £45,000
North West median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -7.69%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 759 540 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.11% 23.86% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 538 458 752
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 14 £35,000 +5.26%
Chester -2 2 £37,500 +56.25%
Knutsford - 2 - -
Northwich +5 1 £31,500 +65.79%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 14 (53.85%) ITIL
6 13 (50.00%) VPN
6 13 (50.00%) Service Management
7 12 (46.15%) DNS
7 12 (46.15%) Cisco
7 12 (46.15%) WAN
7 12 (46.15%) DHCP
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 11 (42.31%) ITSM
8 11 (42.31%) IPsec
9 10 (38.46%) Wireless
9 10 (38.46%) Firewall
9 10 (38.46%) IP Telephony
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (38.46%) Network Security
9 10 (38.46%) Riverbed
9 10 (38.46%) Degree
9 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
9 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
9 10 (38.46%) SNMP
9 10 (38.46%) VoIP
9 10 (38.46%) SSL
9 10 (38.46%) CCNP
9 10 (38.46%) EIGRP

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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) VPN
2 12 (46.15%) DHCP
2 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) IPsec
4 10 (38.46%) BGP
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
4 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) IP Telephony
4 10 (38.46%) MPLS
4 10 (38.46%) Network Security
4 10 (38.46%) OSPF
4 10 (38.46%) SNMP
4 10 (38.46%) SSL
4 10 (38.46%) TACACS
4 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Life Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Service Management
3 11 (42.31%) ITSM
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 10 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 7 (26.92%) Asset Management
6 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
9 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.69%) Information Security
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Network Management
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.69%) Runbook
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNP
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) KVM
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) F5
3 10 (38.46%) Riverbed
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos