Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 241 208
Rank change year-on-year -50 -33 -79
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 73 126 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 1.01% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 4.49% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 131
North West median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £53,125 £45,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.37% +4.29% -

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 2999 2804 3142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.50% 22.54% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2379 2333 2536
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 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 21 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
Manchester -70 36 £29,500 -37.89% 4
Cheshire -22 26 £37,500 +57.89% 2
Lancashire +4 7 £27,250 +34.57%
Merseyside +12 3 £24,750 -38.13% 1
Cumbria - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
4 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
5 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
6 33 (45.21%) ITIL
7 30 (41.10%) VMware
8 27 (36.99%) Cisco
9 26 (35.62%) Windows 7
10 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
11 23 (31.51%) DHCP
11 23 (31.51%) DNS
12 20 (27.40%) Firewall
13 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
13 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (23.29%) Windows 10
15 16 (21.92%) VPN
16 14 (19.18%) Degree
16 14 (19.18%) SCCM
17 13 (17.81%) VoIP
17 13 (17.81%) WAN
17 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.81%) VBScript
17 13 (17.81%) Service Management
18 12 (16.44%) Finance
18 12 (16.44%) Citrix
18 12 (16.44%) Office 365
18 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA

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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.22%) IIS
6 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
7 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) DHCP
1 23 (31.51%) DNS
2 20 (27.40%) Firewall
3 16 (21.92%) VPN
4 13 (17.81%) VoIP
4 13 (17.81%) WAN
5 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (16.44%) Network Security
6 11 (15.07%) IPsec
6 11 (15.07%) SAN
7 10 (13.70%) BGP
7 10 (13.70%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (13.70%) EIGRP
7 10 (13.70%) Ethernet
7 10 (13.70%) MPLS
7 10 (13.70%) OSPF
7 10 (13.70%) SNMP
7 10 (13.70%) SSL
7 10 (13.70%) TACACS
7 10 (13.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Maven
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) IT Support
6 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.85%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) CSS3
2 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) HTML5
2 2 (2.74%) jQuery
2 2 (2.74%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Life Science
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (63.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
4 26 (35.62%) Windows 7
5 17 (23.29%) Windows 10
6 12 (16.44%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.37%) Solaris
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.37%) Unix
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Service Management
3 11 (15.07%) ITSM
3 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
4 10 (13.70%) ITIL V3
4 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (13.70%) Knowledge Management
4 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.59%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.22%) Coaching
7 5 (6.85%) Application Packaging
7 5 (6.85%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Customer Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.48%) Network Design
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.81%) VBScript
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 5 (6.85%) VB
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) CCNP
2 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) HNC
4 3 (4.11%) HND
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) MCSA
4 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) PMO
4 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 5 (6.85%) XenApp
5 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) Docker
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) NFS
6 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.10%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Cisco
4 12 (16.44%) Citrix
5 10 (13.70%) F5
5 10 (13.70%) Riverbed
6 9 (12.33%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Lotus
8 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 3 (4.11%) Sophos
8 3 (4.11%) Symantec
9 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Apple
10 1 (1.37%) CA
10 1 (1.37%) Capita
10 1 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (1.37%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) McAfee
10 1 (1.37%) Wyse