The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 5.5 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 5.5 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
Rank 861 881 869
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 19 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.085% 0.037% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
22332 21859 22938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.18% 21.03% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19011 17920 19871
Average salary £43,561 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Exchange Server 5.5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 5.5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK.

Exchange Server 5.5 Salary Trend in the UK

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 5.5 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +13 19 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +10 12 - -
Bracknell -7 12 - -
South East -21 12 - -
London - 5 £57,500 -
City of London - 3 £57,500 -
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -

Exchange Server 5.5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 5.5.

1 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 36 (90.00%) Windows
3 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 31 (77.50%) DNS
4 31 (77.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (75.00%) SQL
6 29 (72.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (70.00%) Windows XP
7 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
8 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
8 27 (67.50%) Software Distribution
8 27 (67.50%) Windows 2000
8 27 (67.50%) Telecoms
9 26 (65.00%) DV Cleared
10 25 (62.50%) Fujitsu
10 25 (62.50%) Finance
10 25 (62.50%) Retail
11 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco
14 6 (15.00%) MS Office
14 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
14 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
14 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
15 5 (12.50%) Migration
15 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Exchange Server 5.5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Exchange Server 5.5 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 5.5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (77.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (77.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Informix
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 27 (67.50%) Telecoms
2 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 25 (62.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 3 (7.50%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) iPhone
2 2 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (67.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (67.50%) Software Distribution
3 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
8 1 (2.50%) B2B
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 26 (65.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Fujitsu
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel