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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.92% 1.78% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 8.79% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Median salary £32,500 £25,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -15.00%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 91 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 16.51% 20.27% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 116
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £46,000
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
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 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
Preston - 3 £32,500 -
Blackburn -7 1 £22,000 -14.56%
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (40.00%) Apple
5 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) XenServer
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) XSLT
7 2 (20.00%) Sybase

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Sybase
7 1 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Wyse
7 1 (10.00%) Xerox