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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 216 201 230
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 32 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 2.71% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 41
Average salary £27,500 £39,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.93% +30.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £27,200 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
1395 1367 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.05% 21.07% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1168 1333
Average salary £35,170 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 29 £27,500 -34.91% 6
Lancashire -5 2 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Cheshire -11 1 £30,000 -22.82%
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (95.83%) Windows
3 43 (89.58%) Microsoft
4 41 (85.42%) Active Directory
5 36 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (66.67%) VMware
8 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (56.25%) LAN
9 27 (56.25%) WAN
9 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (54.17%) Citrix
10 26 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (45.83%) Cisco
12 21 (43.75%) Windows XP
13 19 (39.58%) NetApp
13 19 (39.58%) Hyper-V
14 18 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (37.50%) Windows 8
15 17 (35.42%) DHCP
16 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (33.33%) SAN
17 15 (31.25%) DNS
17 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
17 15 (31.25%) ITIL
17 15 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
19 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
20 12 (25.00%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 34 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (54.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) Lync
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) LAN
1 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 17 (35.42%) DHCP
3 16 (33.33%) SAN
4 15 (31.25%) DNS
5 12 (25.00%) VPN
6 11 (22.92%) Firewall
7 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
9 5 (10.42%) WLAN
10 4 (8.33%) VLAN
10 4 (8.33%) Network Security
11 3 (6.25%) Wireless
11 3 (6.25%) VoIP
12 2 (4.17%) Internet
12 2 (4.17%) NAS
13 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
13 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (2.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) IT Support
4 8 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
7 5 (10.42%) Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
10 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (43.75%) Windows XP
6 18 (37.50%) Windows 8
7 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.25%) Linux
10 2 (4.17%) Android
10 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Information Security
4 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (22.92%) MCTS
4 10 (20.83%) NCDA
5 8 (16.67%) CCA
5 8 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (16.67%) CCNA
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.50%) MCSE
6 6 (12.50%) MCITP
7 3 (6.25%) NCIE
7 3 (6.25%) VCAP
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.25%) MCP
8 2 (4.17%) MCSA
8 2 (4.17%) CCNP
8 2 (4.17%) CCEA
8 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) BS7799
System Software
1 41 (85.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (39.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.83%) XenApp
5 8 (16.67%) vSphere
5 8 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.17%) NFS
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (66.67%) VMware
3 26 (54.17%) Citrix
4 22 (45.83%) Cisco
5 19 (39.58%) NetApp
6 9 (18.75%) HP
6 9 (18.75%) Symantec
7 7 (14.58%) Veeam
8 4 (8.33%) Dell
8 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.25%) Wyse
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) ScanSafe
11 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro
11 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
11 1 (2.08%) IronPort
11 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.08%) Draytek
11 1 (2.08%) Sophos
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