The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 387 341 258
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -83
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 730 800 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.74% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 3.71% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 586 689 1070
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23803 21592 24572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 19.97% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19373 18270 21020
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Trend

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

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -70 671 £35,000 -6.66% 66
London -49 224 £38,500 -9.41% 17
South East -22 214 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Berkshire +11 86 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -30 56 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Surrey +2 52 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Bracknell +24 49 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire -29 47 £39,500 +31.66% 6
City of London -7 46 £43,500 -17.14% 5
South West +6 42 £25,000 +3.09% 5
East of England -57 37 £36,625 +10.15% 5
Hampshire -24 36 £25,500 -26.08% 1
Reading +4 33 £40,000 -6.43%
Birmingham -13 32 £40,500 +24.61% 3
West Yorkshire -28 29 £39,500 +31.66% 2
North West -18 27 £32,750 -13.81% 3
Leeds -23 27 £45,000 +63.63% 1
South Wales +18 24 £24,500 -30.00% 3
Wales +13 24 £24,500 -27.40% 3
South Yorkshire +6 23 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Midlands -5 22 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Bristol +8 21 £35,000 +34.61% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 21 £41,000 +41.37% 6
Cardiff +13 20 £24,500 -30.00% 2
Sheffield 0 20 £39,500 -28.18% 1
Hertfordshire -31 17 £42,500 +37.09% 4
Bromley -6 14 £37,500 -
Manchester -14 14 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Southampton +5 13 £22,500 -33.82% 1
Wiltshire +5 13 £23,500 -38.96%

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1469 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1374 (93.53%) Windows
3 1035 (70.46%) Active Directory
4 960 (65.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 928 (63.17%) Microsoft
6 899 (61.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 822 (55.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 792 (53.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 761 (51.80%) VMware
10 507 (34.51%) Citrix
11 504 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 479 (32.61%) DNS
13 442 (30.09%) MS Excel
14 436 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 430 (29.27%) Firewall
16 429 (29.20%) Exchange Server 2013
17 419 (28.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 388 (26.41%) Windows XP
19 378 (25.73%) Cisco
20 344 (23.42%) SAN
21 342 (23.28%) Hyper-V
22 339 (23.08%) Blackberry
23 328 (22.33%) MS Office
24 325 (22.12%) DHCP
25 309 (21.03%) Symantec
26 303 (20.63%) ITIL
27 297 (20.22%) SQL Server
28 279 (18.99%) TCP/IP
29 257 (17.49%) MCSE
30 240 (16.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1469 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 960 (65.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 792 (53.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 429 (29.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 240 (16.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 197 (13.41%) Lync
7 141 (9.60%) SharePoint
8 126 (8.58%) IIS
9 103 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2000
10 72 (4.90%) Office Communications Server
11 37 (2.52%) Live Communications Server
12 35 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 30 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.54%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.27%) SAS
18 3 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 442 (30.09%) MS Excel
2 328 (22.33%) MS Office
3 19 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.20%) Summit
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.068%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 170 (11.57%) Office 365
2 15 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.068%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 479 (32.61%) DNS
2 430 (29.27%) Firewall
3 344 (23.42%) SAN
4 325 (22.12%) DHCP
5 279 (18.99%) TCP/IP
6 232 (15.79%) WAN
7 228 (15.52%) LAN
8 190 (12.93%) VPN
9 125 (8.51%) Internet
10 118 (8.03%) NAS
11 105 (7.15%) Wireless
12 62 (4.22%) iSCSI
13 60 (4.08%) VLAN
14 52 (3.54%) Network Security
15 47 (3.20%) Unified Communications
16 40 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (2.38%) VoIP
18 32 (2.18%) Ethernet
18 32 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (1.91%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (0.75%) MS Access
7 4 (0.27%) MySQL
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.20%) DB2
9 2 (0.14%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.068%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.068%) Informix
10 1 (0.068%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.068%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.068%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.068%) AdminStudio
General
1 157 (10.69%) Finance
2 56 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.86%) Retail
4 30 (2.04%) Legal
5 27 (1.84%) Law
6 20 (1.36%) Banking
7 13 (0.88%) French Language
8 12 (0.82%) German Language
8 12 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.48%) Back Office
10 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.27%) Marketing
11 3 (0.20%) Advertising
12 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.14%) Local Government
12 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.068%) Electronics
13 1 (0.068%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 344 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 200 (13.61%) Analyst
3 184 (12.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 181 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 138 (9.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 135 (9.19%) Consultant
7 98 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 91 (6.19%) Server Engineer
9 85 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
10 79 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 78 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 72 (4.90%) Server Support
13 70 (4.77%) Messaging Engineer
14 67 (4.56%) Architect
15 63 (4.29%) Technical Support
16 60 (4.08%) IT Support
17 56 (3.81%) Service Analyst
18 52 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
19 51 (3.47%) Microsoft Consultant
20 50 (3.40%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.50%) .NET
2 12 (0.82%) COM
3 11 (0.75%) Application Packaging
4 10 (0.68%) HTML
4 10 (0.68%) Web Services
5 8 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.48%) WSH
7 6 (0.41%) CSS
7 6 (0.41%) LINQ
8 5 (0.34%) jQuery
8 5 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (0.34%) XML
9 4 (0.27%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.27%) ADSI
10 2 (0.14%) JDBC
10 2 (0.14%) J2EE
11 1 (0.068%) JSP
11 1 (0.068%) EDI
11 1 (0.068%) ODBC
11 1 (0.068%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 339 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 148 (10.07%) Clustering
3 39 (2.65%) Thin Client
3 39 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 38 (2.59%) iPhone
5 37 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.31%) CLARiiON
7 33 (2.25%) Replication
8 26 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 25 (1.70%) EqualLogic
10 23 (1.57%) iPad
11 17 (1.16%) PDA
12 15 (1.02%) Statistics
13 13 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.48%) Celerra
14 7 (0.48%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.48%) CMDB
14 7 (0.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1374 (93.53%) Windows
2 899 (61.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 822 (55.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 436 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 388 (26.41%) Windows XP
6 207 (14.09%) Windows 7
7 158 (10.76%) Windows 8
8 109 (7.42%) Windows Vista
9 108 (7.35%) Linux
10 84 (5.72%) Windows 2000
11 58 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
12 48 (3.27%) UNIX
13 42 (2.86%) Apple iOS
14 41 (2.79%) Android
15 31 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
16 30 (2.04%) Mac OS
17 29 (1.97%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.16%) Solaris
19 15 (1.02%) AIX
20 14 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (20.63%) ITIL
2 189 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 159 (10.82%) Migration
4 127 (8.65%) Service Delivery
5 78 (5.31%) Change Management
6 68 (4.63%) Project Management
7 67 (4.56%) Time Management
8 65 (4.42%) Change Control
9 62 (4.22%) Software Distribution
9 62 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
10 50 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 41 (2.79%) Service Management
11 41 (2.79%) High Availability
12 34 (2.31%) Problem Management
13 31 (2.11%) Technical Analysis
14 30 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
15 23 (1.57%) CRM
15 23 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (1.50%) PRINCE2
17 20 (1.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 201 (13.68%) SQL
2 124 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 34 (2.31%) VB
4 17 (1.16%) VBScript
5 13 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 10 (0.68%) C
7 9 (0.61%) C#
8 7 (0.48%) Perl
9 6 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.27%) Python
11 3 (0.20%) PHP
11 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.068%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 419 (28.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 257 (17.49%) MCSE
3 200 (13.61%) Security Cleared
4 199 (13.55%) MCITP
5 154 (10.48%) SC Cleared
6 150 (10.21%) MCP
7 149 (10.14%) MCSA
8 139 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
9 135 (9.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 124 (8.44%) CCNA
11 88 (5.99%) MCTS
12 87 (5.92%) Degree
13 60 (4.08%) DV Cleared
14 33 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.84%) CCA
16 23 (1.57%) CCNP
16 23 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (1.36%) NCDA
18 14 (0.95%) A+ Certification
19 13 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (11.84%) SLA
2 18 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.95%) QA
6 5 (0.34%) BS7799
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1035 (70.46%) Active Directory
2 504 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 342 (23.28%) Hyper-V
4 227 (15.45%) XenApp
5 191 (13.00%) vSphere
6 175 (11.91%) VMware ESX
7 133 (9.05%) Terminal Services
8 95 (6.47%) XenDesktop
9 57 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 52 (3.54%) XenServer
11 46 (3.13%) ISA Server
12 43 (2.93%) MetaFrame
13 39 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (1.84%) Terminal Server
15 24 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
16 20 (1.36%) UAG
17 19 (1.29%) NFS
18 18 (1.23%) VMware Server
19 14 (0.95%) KVM
19 14 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 221 (15.04%) Backup Exec
2 150 (10.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 119 (8.10%) SCCM
4 74 (5.04%) NetBackup
5 54 (3.68%) SCOM
6 41 (2.79%) ARCserve
7 34 (2.31%) WSUS
8 31 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 20 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 9 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (0.54%) Unicenter
13 8 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.54%) Netcool
14 7 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.41%) MOM
16 5 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 928 (63.17%) Microsoft
2 761 (51.80%) VMware
3 507 (34.51%) Citrix
4 378 (25.73%) Cisco
5 309 (21.03%) Symantec
6 210 (14.30%) HP
7 157 (10.69%) NetApp
8 115 (7.83%) Dell
9 84 (5.72%) McAfee
10 78 (5.31%) EMC
11 68 (4.63%) Avaya
12 55 (3.74%) SonicWALL
13 49 (3.34%) Fujitsu
14 46 (3.13%) Sophos
14 46 (3.13%) Apple
15 45 (3.06%) Veeam
16 43 (2.93%) WatchGuard
17 37 (2.52%) Veritas
18 31 (2.11%) Oracle
18 31 (2.11%) Websense
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