The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Lancashire
Rank 48 51 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% 1.20% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.84% 7.84% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Median salary £22,000 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.98% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.98% -4.28%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 61 51 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 15.27% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 40 83
Median salary £32,500 £28,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.04% -24.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Blackburn +2 3 £22,000 -16.98%
Chorley - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Field Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase