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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 234 210 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 22 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.44% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 2.26% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 49
Average salary £33,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.75% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1615 1285 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 19.35% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1104 1265
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.32%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
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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 -8 15 £33,000 -12.00%
Cheshire -17 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Lancashire - 2 £33,500 -
Merseyside +5 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 55 (94.83%) Windows
3 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
7 36 (62.07%) VMware
8 33 (56.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (43.10%) Citrix
10 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
10 24 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (37.93%) Hyper-V
11 22 (37.93%) Firewall
12 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
12 21 (36.21%) Windows XP
12 21 (36.21%) SAN
12 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (29.31%) NetApp
14 17 (29.31%) Cisco
15 16 (27.59%) XenApp
16 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
17 14 (24.14%) LAN
17 14 (24.14%) WAN
17 14 (24.14%) ITIL
17 14 (24.14%) vSphere
18 12 (20.69%) MS Office
18 12 (20.69%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 33 (56.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.79%) Lync
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.72%) Site Server
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 21 (36.21%) SAN
3 14 (24.14%) LAN
3 14 (24.14%) WAN
4 10 (17.24%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) DHCP
6 8 (13.79%) VPN
7 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.62%) VoIP
10 4 (6.90%) Internet
10 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
10 4 (6.90%) NAS
10 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
11 3 (5.17%) SMTP
12 1 (1.72%) PBX
12 1 (1.72%) PSTN
12 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.72%) MPLS
12 1 (1.72%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (8.62%) Consultant
3 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.17%) Administrator
4 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) IT Support
5 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) WSH
1 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) Kindle
3 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 55 (94.83%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (36.21%) Windows XP
5 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
7 9 (15.52%) Linux
8 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
9 6 (10.34%) AIX
10 4 (6.90%) Android
11 1 (1.72%) UNIX
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.72%) CentOS
11 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Migration
3 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) ERP
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.72%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.72%) Information Security
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.72%) Release Management
7 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) VB
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.69%) MCSE
2 12 (20.69%) CCNA
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCTS
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (12.07%) MCITP
5 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (10.34%) MCSA
7 5 (8.62%) CCA
7 5 (8.62%) NCDA
8 4 (6.90%) A+ Certification
9 3 (5.17%) CCEA
9 3 (5.17%) VCP5
9 3 (5.17%) VCP4
10 2 (3.45%) Degree
10 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) BS7799
System Software
1 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (27.59%) XenApp
5 14 (24.14%) vSphere
6 10 (17.24%) XenServer
7 9 (15.52%) XenDesktop
8 8 (13.79%) Terminal Services
9 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
9 3 (5.17%) NFS
10 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.72%) Cronacle
11 1 (1.72%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
1 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (62.07%) VMware
3 25 (43.10%) Citrix
4 17 (29.31%) NetApp
4 17 (29.31%) Cisco
5 12 (20.69%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.45%) Trend Micro
7 2 (3.45%) Sophos
7 2 (3.45%) IronPort
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Siemens
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Polycom
8 1 (1.72%) Mitel
8 1 (1.72%) Brocade
8 1 (1.72%) Fortinet