The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 131 115
Rank change year-on-year -42 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 51 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 1.50% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 6.20% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 66
Median salary £27,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 922 822 972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.55% 24.13% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 775 679 814
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Altrincham -6 4 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Cheadle - 4 £21,000 - 1
Stockport +3 3 £21,500 - 1
Salford - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Active Directory
3 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
4 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (55.17%) ITIL
6 30 (51.72%) MS Exchange
6 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (48.28%) VMware
8 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
9 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (36.21%) MS Office
11 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
12 19 (32.76%) Citrix
13 18 (31.03%) Cisco
14 17 (29.31%) DNS
14 17 (29.31%) SLA
15 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
16 15 (25.86%) HP
16 15 (25.86%) DHCP
17 13 (22.41%) Windows XP
17 13 (22.41%) Service Management
18 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
19 11 (18.97%) VPN
20 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
20 10 (17.24%) LAN
20 10 (17.24%) VBScript
20 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
20 10 (17.24%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 30 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 25 (43.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.72%) Zimbra
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Office
2 20 (34.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) DHCP
3 11 (18.97%) VPN
4 10 (17.24%) LAN
4 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.52%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) SAN
7 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.90%) Firewall
9 3 (5.17%) GSM
9 3 (5.17%) SNMP
9 3 (5.17%) VLAN
10 2 (3.45%) Skype
10 2 (3.45%) VoIP
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.72%) HSRP
11 1 (1.72%) NAS
11 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) IT Support
1 16 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (20.69%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) IT Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) IT Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Support Technician
8 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) FFmpeg
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) CMDB
1 6 (10.34%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
5 13 (22.41%) Windows XP
6 10 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.79%) Linux
8 6 (10.34%) AIX
8 6 (10.34%) Unix
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Service Management
3 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.34%) Change Management
6 6 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (10.34%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.72%) Broadcast Engineering
9 1 (1.72%) High Availability
9 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (1.72%) Post-Production
9 1 (1.72%) Process Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.24%) VBScript
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.79%) MCP
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.45%) HND
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) HNC
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (77.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 4 (6.90%) Terminal Server
5 4 (6.90%) vSphere
6 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.72%) Docker
8 1 (1.72%) KVM
8 1 (1.72%) MDaemon
8 1 (1.72%) pfSense
8 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
4 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
4 3 (5.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) Graylog
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Citrix
4 18 (31.03%) Cisco
5 15 (25.86%) HP
6 9 (15.52%) Dell
7 8 (13.79%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.62%) Symantec
9 4 (6.90%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) Lotus
11 1 (1.72%) Acronis
11 1 (1.72%) Adobe
11 1 (1.72%) Apple
11 1 (1.72%) Avaya
11 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.72%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.72%) Sage
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