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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 157 131
Rank change year-on-year -37 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 53 83 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.45% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.98% 6.27% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 99
Median salary £27,000 £31,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.96% +0.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.51% -5.71%  

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 1333 1323 1610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.70% 23.05% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1101 1359
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,450 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -41 34 £27,000 -32.50% 7
Cheshire +1 7 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Lancashire -9 6 £22,000 -16.98%
Merseyside -10 5 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (81.40%) Active Directory
3 56 (65.12%) Microsoft
4 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
5 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (50.00%) ITIL
7 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
7 40 (46.51%) VMware
8 37 (43.02%) Windows 7
9 31 (36.05%) MS Office
9 31 (36.05%) Citrix
10 29 (33.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (30.23%) Cisco
12 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
13 24 (27.91%) DNS
14 22 (25.58%) DHCP
15 20 (23.26%) SLA
15 20 (23.26%) HP
16 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
17 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
18 16 (18.60%) LAN
18 16 (18.60%) Service Management
19 15 (17.44%) WAN
20 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
21 13 (15.12%) VPN
21 13 (15.12%) SQL
21 13 (15.12%) VBScript
21 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V

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 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 29 (33.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.47%) IIS
6 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.16%) Zimbra
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Office
2 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) DNS
2 22 (25.58%) DHCP
3 16 (18.60%) LAN
4 15 (17.44%) WAN
5 13 (15.12%) VPN
6 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
7 11 (12.79%) SAN
8 6 (6.98%) Firewall
8 6 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.65%) Skype
9 4 (4.65%) VLAN
9 4 (4.65%) VoIP
10 3 (3.49%) GSM
10 3 (3.49%) Internet
10 3 (3.49%) SNMP
11 1 (1.16%) DDNS
11 1 (1.16%) DMZ
11 1 (1.16%) IPsec
11 1 (1.16%) MPLS
11 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Automotive
2 2 (2.33%) Back Office
2 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) IT Support
2 18 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (11.63%) IT Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) IT Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (8.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) Server Support
10 6 (6.98%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) XML
2 2 (2.33%) XSLT
3 1 (1.16%) FFmpeg
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) CMDB
1 7 (8.14%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) IPTV
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.16%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (43.02%) Windows 7
5 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
6 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
7 10 (11.63%) Linux
8 6 (6.98%) AIX
8 6 (6.98%) Unix
8 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.81%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.49%) Windows NT
11 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.16%) CentOS
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Service Management
3 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
5 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.49%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.16%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) VBScript
3 4 (4.65%) VB
4 3 (3.49%) C#
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (10.47%) MCP
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
5 6 (6.98%) MCSE
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.65%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.33%) HND
8 2 (2.33%) MCSA
9 1 (1.16%) CCNP
9 1 (1.16%) HNC
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
9 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.63%) XenApp
5 8 (9.30%) vSphere
6 5 (5.81%) Terminal Server
7 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.33%) Docker
9 2 (2.33%) KVM
9 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.16%) MDaemon
10 1 (1.16%) pfSense
10 1 (1.16%) Xen
10 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.49%) HP SIM
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.33%) Nagios
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.16%) Cacti
5 1 (1.16%) Graylog
5 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (46.51%) VMware
3 31 (36.05%) Citrix
4 26 (30.23%) Cisco
5 20 (23.26%) HP
6 10 (11.63%) Dell
7 8 (9.30%) Intel Security
8 5 (5.81%) Symantec
9 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.65%) Apple
10 3 (3.49%) Juniper
10 3 (3.49%) Lotus
10 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.49%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.33%) NetApp
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle
11 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.33%) Sybase
12 1 (1.16%) Avaya
12 1 (1.16%) Sage
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