Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 237 206
Rank change year-on-year -75 -31 -82
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 68 126 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 1.01% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.29% 4.47% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 97 133
North West median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,200 £18,500 £19,300
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 2973 2821 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.44% 22.59% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2346 2560
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
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 24 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 24 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 -54 34 £28,500 -40.00% 6
Cheshire -28 24 £37,500 +59.57% 2
Lancashire -2 6 £22,000 +8.64%
Merseyside +13 3 £24,750 -38.13% 2
Cumbria - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (63.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (60.29%) Windows Server
4 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
6 31 (45.59%) ITIL
7 28 (41.18%) VMware
8 26 (38.24%) Windows 7
9 24 (35.29%) Cisco
10 22 (32.35%) DNS
10 22 (32.35%) DHCP
11 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
12 19 (27.94%) Firewall
13 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
14 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (25.00%) Windows 10
15 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (20.59%) VPN
16 14 (20.59%) SCCM
16 14 (20.59%) Degree
17 13 (19.12%) VoIP
17 13 (19.12%) VBScript
18 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.65%) WAN
18 12 (17.65%) Service Management
18 12 (17.65%) Finance
18 12 (17.65%) Network Security
18 12 (17.65%) Office 365
19 11 (16.18%) Windows 8

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 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.82%) IIS
5 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) G Suite
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) DHCP
1 22 (32.35%) DNS
2 19 (27.94%) Firewall
3 14 (20.59%) VPN
4 13 (19.12%) VoIP
5 12 (17.65%) Network Security
5 12 (17.65%) WAN
6 11 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (16.18%) IPsec
7 10 (14.71%) BGP
7 10 (14.71%) DMVPN
7 10 (14.71%) EIGRP
7 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
7 10 (14.71%) MPLS
7 10 (14.71%) OSPF
7 10 (14.71%) SNMP
7 10 (14.71%) SSL
7 10 (14.71%) TACACS
7 10 (14.71%) Wireless
7 10 (14.71%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) IT Support
6 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) CSS3
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) HTML5
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Life Science
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (63.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (60.29%) Windows Server
4 26 (38.24%) Windows 7
5 17 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.41%) Linux
7 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Service Management
3 11 (16.18%) ITSM
3 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 10 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
4 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Coaching
7 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
7 5 (7.35%) CRM
7 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Customer Intelligence
8 4 (5.88%) Network Design
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) Operations Research
9 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.12%) VBScript
3 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) VB
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) CCNP
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) HNC
4 3 (4.41%) HND
4 3 (4.41%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) PMO
4 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) Docker
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.18%) VMware
3 24 (35.29%) Cisco
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) F5
4 10 (14.71%) Riverbed
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (2.94%) Avaya
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Sophos
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
8 1 (1.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) CA
8 1 (1.47%) Capita
8 1 (1.47%) Dell
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) McAfee
8 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.47%) Wyse