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

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 288 195
Rank change year-on-year -13 -93 -59
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 62 76 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.62% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.73% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 128
North West median annual salary £28,000 £27,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.75% -16.15% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,850 £21,850
90th Percentile £43,250 £53,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -2.78%

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 2,990 2,785 2,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.69% 22.63% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 2,275 2,413
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,000 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 February 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 February 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
Cheshire -33 18 £37,500 +57.89% 3
Lancashire +20 17 £28,000 -34.12% 1
Manchester -26 16 £28,750 -1.71% 7
Merseyside +13 6 £28,000 +40.00% 3
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (79.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (61.29%) VMware
4 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
5 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (46.77%) Windows Server
6 29 (46.77%) SAN
7 24 (38.71%) Windows 7
8 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.65%) SCCM
10 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
10 18 (29.03%) ITIL
10 18 (29.03%) Citrix
11 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (27.42%) Office 365
12 16 (25.81%) Cisco
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (22.58%) SQL
14 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
15 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.35%) MCSE
15 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
16 11 (17.74%) DHCP
16 11 (17.74%) DNS
16 11 (17.74%) Finance
16 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
16 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (17.74%) Degree
17 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

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 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.52%) IIS
4 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.90%) Firewall
5 7 (11.29%) WAN
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.06%) IP Telephony
6 5 (8.06%) SMTP
6 5 (8.06%) VoIP
6 5 (8.06%) VPN
7 4 (6.45%) IPsec
7 4 (6.45%) LAN
8 3 (4.84%) BGP
8 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.84%) Internet
8 3 (4.84%) MPLS
8 3 (4.84%) OSPF
8 3 (4.84%) SNMP
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Local Government
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support
9 3 (4.84%) Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (3.23%) CSS
1 2 (3.23%) CSS3
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) HTML5
1 2 (3.23%) jQuery
1 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.84%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (79.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (46.77%) Windows Server
5 24 (38.71%) Windows 7
6 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
7 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (6.45%) Linux
9 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.84%) Solaris
11 2 (3.23%) AIX
11 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Customer Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Network Design
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.84%) ITSM
6 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Research
6 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.84%) Process Management
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) VBScript
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) MCSE
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) CCNP
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) CCNA
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.29%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.06%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.23%) NFS
7 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) SmoothWall
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) VMware
2 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Citrix
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) IBM
6 5 (8.06%) Avaya
6 5 (8.06%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) SAP
8 3 (4.84%) Capita
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
9 2 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle