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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 157 168
Rank change year-on-year -33 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 80 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 1.28% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.96% 5.74% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 73 50 73
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,400 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1612 1254 1470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.62% 22.27% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1040 1218
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Manchester -25 44 £37,500 -9.09% 6
Cheshire -11 30 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Lancashire +1 4 £32,500 +28.71%
Merseyside -8 1 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 64 (51.20%) ITIL
4 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
5 62 (49.60%) MS Exchange
5 62 (49.60%) Windows Server
6 59 (47.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (44.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (44.00%) VMware
9 52 (41.60%) Citrix
10 45 (36.00%) DNS
11 44 (35.20%) DHCP
11 44 (35.20%) Cisco
12 40 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
14 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (24.80%) Service Management
15 30 (24.00%) SLA
15 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (23.20%) HP
17 25 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 25 (20.00%) Windows 8
18 23 (18.40%) Office 365
19 22 (17.60%) VPN
20 21 (16.80%) SAN
20 21 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
22 19 (15.20%) WAN
22 19 (15.20%) VBScript
22 19 (15.20%) SQL Server

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 62 (49.60%) MS Exchange
2 40 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (14.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (11.20%) Skype for Business
7 12 (9.60%) IBM Notes
8 9 (7.20%) IIS
8 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.40%) Office 365
2 18 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.00%) DNS
2 44 (35.20%) DHCP
3 22 (17.60%) VPN
4 21 (16.80%) SAN
5 19 (15.20%) WAN
6 18 (14.40%) LAN
7 13 (10.40%) Firewall
7 13 (10.40%) VoIP
8 12 (9.60%) Skype
9 8 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.60%) MPLS
10 7 (5.60%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (4.80%) BGP
11 6 (4.80%) DMVPN
11 6 (4.80%) EIGRP
11 6 (4.80%) IPsec
11 6 (4.80%) NX-OS
11 6 (4.80%) OSPF
11 6 (4.80%) TACACS
11 6 (4.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.00%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.80%) Essbase
6 1 (0.80%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) Maven
3 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (19.20%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (10.40%) Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Service Manager
5 12 (9.60%) Service Desk Manager
6 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.20%) IT Support
7 8 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Field Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.40%) IT Services Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Support Technician
8 7 (5.60%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) XML
2 2 (1.60%) XSLT
3 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.80%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) CMDB
2 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.00%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.60%) iPad
7 2 (1.60%) Life Science
7 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.80%) EPoS
8 1 (0.80%) iPhone
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (49.60%) Windows Server
3 59 (47.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (44.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
6 25 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 17 (13.60%) Windows XP
8 15 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.60%) AIX
9 7 (5.60%) Linux
9 7 (5.60%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.80%) Windows 2000
11 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.20%) Unix
13 3 (2.40%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) ITIL
2 31 (24.80%) Service Management
3 17 (13.60%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.20%) Performance Management
5 12 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.60%) ITSM
7 7 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.80%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.80%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.00%) Change Management
9 5 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.00%) Information Security
9 5 (4.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (15.20%) VBScript
3 15 (12.00%) SQL
4 12 (9.60%) VB
5 4 (3.20%) Ruby
6 2 (1.60%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) Java
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.80%) Degree
4 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.80%) CCNP
6 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.40%) MCSA
7 3 (2.40%) MCSE
8 2 (1.60%) HND
9 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.80%) CCNA
9 1 (0.80%) HNC
9 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.20%) vSphere
4 17 (13.60%) XenApp
5 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.40%) Terminal Server
7 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.40%) Docker
9 3 (2.40%) KVM
9 3 (2.40%) XenServer
10 1 (0.80%) MDaemon
10 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.80%) Xen
10 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (3.20%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Nagios
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
2 55 (44.00%) VMware
3 52 (41.60%) Citrix
4 44 (35.20%) Cisco
5 29 (23.20%) HP
6 12 (9.60%) Lotus
7 8 (6.40%) NetApp
8 7 (5.60%) Apple
8 7 (5.60%) Symantec
9 6 (4.80%) F5
9 6 (4.80%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.80%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.20%) Meraki
12 3 (2.40%) Dell
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle
13 2 (1.60%) Juniper
13 2 (1.60%) McAfee
13 2 (1.60%) Sybase
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
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