Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 217 210
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 -106
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 121 138 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.98% 5.51% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 110 101 142
North West median annual salary £33,250 £33,754 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.49% +12.51% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £19,275
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,125 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,000 £36,400 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.65% +4.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3040 2505 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.01% 21.21% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2091 2511
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,875
% change year-on-year - +0.28% +5.59%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2003 in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester -57 67 £31,500 -33.68% 4
Cheshire -6 43 £40,000 +42.86% 4
Lancashire -11 6 £27,250 +7.92% 1
Merseyside -5 3 £32,250 -15.13% 1
Cumbria -2 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (61.98%) Active Directory
3 64 (52.89%) ITIL
3 64 (52.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (51.24%) Windows Server
5 60 (49.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (49.59%) Microsoft
6 59 (48.76%) MS Exchange
7 49 (40.50%) Cisco
8 48 (39.67%) VMware
9 46 (38.02%) DNS
10 45 (37.19%) DHCP
11 40 (33.06%) Citrix
11 40 (33.06%) Windows 7
12 39 (32.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (23.97%) Service Management
15 27 (22.31%) HP
16 26 (21.49%) VPN
17 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
17 25 (20.66%) Office 365
18 24 (19.83%) Firewall
19 23 (19.01%) SLA
19 23 (19.01%) Windows 8
19 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (18.18%) WAN
20 22 (18.18%) VoIP
21 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
21 21 (17.36%) VBScript
22 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 59 (48.76%) MS Exchange
2 39 (32.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (12.40%) Skype for Business
7 14 (11.57%) IBM Notes
8 10 (8.26%) IIS
9 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.66%) Office 365
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.02%) DNS
2 45 (37.19%) DHCP
3 26 (21.49%) VPN
4 24 (19.83%) Firewall
5 22 (18.18%) VoIP
5 22 (18.18%) WAN
6 18 (14.88%) SAN
7 16 (13.22%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (13.22%) Network Security
8 15 (12.40%) MPLS
9 14 (11.57%) BGP
9 14 (11.57%) EIGRP
9 14 (11.57%) Ethernet
9 14 (11.57%) IPsec
9 14 (11.57%) OSPF
9 14 (11.57%) SNMP
9 14 (11.57%) SSL
9 14 (11.57%) TACACS
9 14 (11.57%) Wireless
9 14 (11.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) Essbase
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Maven
2 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Network Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Service Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
6 9 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.44%) IT Support
7 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.61%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.61%) IT Services Manager
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
1 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) CMDB
1 8 (6.61%) Data Centre
1 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.96%) Life Science
3 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.48%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (52.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (51.24%) Windows Server
4 60 (49.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (33.06%) Windows 7
6 23 (19.01%) Windows 8
7 17 (14.05%) Windows 10
8 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.13%) Linux
9 5 (4.13%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.31%) AIX
11 3 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.83%) Unix
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.89%) ITIL
2 29 (23.97%) Service Management
3 16 (13.22%) ITSM
4 14 (11.57%) ITIL V3
4 14 (11.57%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.74%) Performance Management
6 10 (8.26%) Asset Management
6 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.61%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.79%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
10 5 (4.13%) Network Management
11 4 (3.31%) Application Packaging
11 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.31%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.36%) VBScript
3 14 (11.57%) VB
4 9 (7.44%) SQL
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.40%) Degree
3 14 (11.57%) CCNP
3 14 (11.57%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.13%) MCSA
5 5 (4.13%) MCSE
6 3 (2.48%) HNC
6 3 (2.48%) HND
7 2 (1.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.01%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (61.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.88%) vSphere
4 12 (9.92%) XenApp
5 8 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.31%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.48%) XenServer
9 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.83%) Docker
10 1 (0.83%) KVM
10 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.48%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 49 (40.50%) Cisco
3 48 (39.67%) VMware
4 40 (33.06%) Citrix
5 27 (22.31%) HP
6 14 (11.57%) F5
6 14 (11.57%) Lotus
6 14 (11.57%) Riverbed
7 9 (7.44%) NetApp
8 5 (4.13%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.31%) Apple
9 4 (3.31%) Meraki
9 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.31%) Symantec
10 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.65%) Sophos
11 2 (1.65%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (1.65%) Veeam
12 1 (0.83%) Xerox