The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 209 199 176
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 35 50 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.71% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 3.55% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 60
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -2.98%
Exchange Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1260 1409 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.69% 20.07% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1156 1152
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Trend in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Manchester -5 25 £22,500 -30.76% 4
Cheshire -3 6 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Merseyside +9 3 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Exchange Server 2003
England

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 68 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 67 (98.53%) Windows
3 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
4 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
5 48 (70.59%) VMware
6 46 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 41 (60.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (54.41%) Citrix
11 36 (52.94%) LAN
11 36 (52.94%) WAN
11 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (47.06%) Windows XP
14 29 (42.65%) Cisco
14 29 (42.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (42.65%) Windows 8
15 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (38.24%) DNS
16 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
17 23 (33.82%) ITIL
18 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
18 22 (32.35%) DHCP
18 22 (32.35%) NetApp
19 20 (29.41%) SAN
20 19 (27.94%) Firewall
21 18 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
22 17 (25.00%) SQL Server

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 68 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (60.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (42.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.94%) LAN
1 36 (52.94%) WAN
2 26 (38.24%) DNS
3 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 22 (32.35%) DHCP
4 20 (29.41%) SAN
5 19 (27.94%) Firewall
6 17 (25.00%) VPN
7 10 (14.71%) WLAN
8 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (10.29%) VLAN
10 6 (8.82%) Network Security
11 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.41%) NAS
11 3 (4.41%) Wireless
12 2 (2.94%) Internet
12 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Support Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) IT Support
3 17 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Technical Support
5 9 (13.24%) Desktop Support
6 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (7.35%) Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.35%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) FlexPod
2 4 (5.88%) Replication
3 3 (4.41%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Windows
2 46 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (47.06%) Windows XP
6 29 (42.65%) Windows 8
7 17 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Vista
8 5 (7.35%) Linux
9 3 (4.41%) UNIX
10 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Migration
3 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.71%) ERP
5 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.29%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (7.35%) Security Management
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 3 (4.41%) Data Management
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.94%) Logistics
10 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.94%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.47%) Time Management
11 1 (1.47%) Computer Security
11 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) VBScript
3 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (25.00%) NCDA
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (19.12%) CCNA
4 13 (19.12%) MCTS
5 11 (16.18%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (14.71%) CCA
6 10 (14.71%) MCSE
7 6 (8.82%) MCSA
8 4 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (4.41%) NCIE
9 3 (4.41%) VCAP
9 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.94%) MCP
10 2 (2.94%) CCNP
10 2 (2.94%) MCITP
11 1 (1.47%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 57 (83.82%) Active Directory
2 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 16 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 14 (20.59%) XenApp
6 9 (13.24%) vSphere
6 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
7 8 (11.76%) XenServer
8 5 (7.35%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.88%) WSUS
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (89.71%) Microsoft
2 48 (70.59%) VMware
3 37 (54.41%) Citrix
4 29 (42.65%) Cisco
5 22 (32.35%) NetApp
6 15 (22.06%) Symantec
7 14 (20.59%) HP
8 10 (14.71%) Dell
8 10 (14.71%) Veeam
9 5 (7.35%) Sun
10 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.41%) Wyse
10 3 (4.41%) Draytek
10 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.41%) IBM
11 2 (2.94%) Lotus
11 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Sophos
12 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
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