Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 238 191
Rank change year-on-year -73 -47 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 124 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.96% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 4.26% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 113 108
North West median annual salary £28,000 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.61% +0.81%
10th Percentile £27,100 £20,000 £20,275
90th Percentile £43,300 £47,500 £53,125
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,625
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.39% -0.34%

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 2,674 2,908 2,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.56% 22.54% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,134 2,380 2,115
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,525 £55,950
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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
Lancashire +12 22 £28,000 +2.75%
Cheshire -47 11 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Manchester -35 10 £31,500 +5.00% 12
Merseyside +15 6 £28,000 +47.37% 1
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 41 (75.93%) VMware
5 34 (62.96%) SAN
6 31 (57.41%) Office 365
7 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
8 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
9 24 (44.44%) SCCM
9 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (42.59%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (40.74%) MCSE
12 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
12 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (37.04%) E-Commerce
14 14 (25.93%) Citrix
15 13 (24.07%) Cisco
16 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
16 12 (22.22%) SQL
16 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
17 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
17 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
18 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
19 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
20 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
20 8 (14.81%) ITIL
21 7 (12.96%) IIS
21 7 (12.96%) DNS
21 7 (12.96%) DHCP

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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (57.41%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) SAN
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (7.41%) SMTP
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.85%) Skype
8 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 26 (48.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Business Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Support
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.26%) Linux
8 4 (7.41%) Unix
9 3 (5.56%) AIX
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.70%) Solaris
11 1 (1.85%) CentOS
11 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Runbook
6 4 (7.41%) Security Hardening
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.85%) Email Filtering
9 1 (1.85%) High Availability
9 1 (1.85%) IT Strategy
9 1 (1.85%) WFM
9 1 (1.85%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (40.74%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.85%) NFS
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (5.56%) WSUS
4 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
4 13 (24.07%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
6 4 (7.41%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) SAP
7 3 (5.56%) Avaya
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.70%) Capita
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos