The first table below looks at the demand for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 94 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 6 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.51% 0.96% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.35% 5.32% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 19
Average salary £35,250 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.75% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £28,800 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
255 188 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.85% 18.01% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 236 178 192
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Exchange Server 2003
East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region.

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Exchange Server 2003
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -13 3 £33,500 -15.18%
Luton -20 1 £42,500 +3.03%
Exchange Server 2003
East of England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003.

1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) DNS
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
9 5 (31.25%) MCP
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) MetaFrame
9 5 (31.25%) Symantec
9 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Server Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) MCP
2 5 (31.25%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (18.75%) VCP5
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 5 (31.25%) MetaFrame
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse