The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
Rank 190 157 161
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 26 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.89% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.51% 4.91% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 40
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £20,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1035 876 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.33% 18.05% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 935 727 830
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

Exchange Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Exchange Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2003
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Birmingham -12 16 £34,000 -17.07%
Warwickshire -5 3 £41,250 -4.06%
Staffordshire -2 2 £22,250 -11.00%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton -10 1 £50,000 +73.91%
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Exchange Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 89 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 78 (87.64%) VMware
3 68 (76.40%) Windows
3 68 (76.40%) Active Directory
4 63 (70.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (69.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 57 (64.04%) Citrix
7 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
8 51 (57.30%) Hyper-V
9 48 (53.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 40 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 36 (40.45%) Cisco
12 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (34.83%) XenApp
15 29 (32.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (31.46%) NetApp
16 28 (31.46%) vSphere
17 27 (30.34%) Firewall
18 25 (28.09%) SAN
19 24 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
20 21 (23.60%) MCSE
20 21 (23.60%) VMware ESX
21 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2000
22 19 (21.35%) Terminal Services
23 18 (20.22%) MCP
23 18 (20.22%) DNS
23 18 (20.22%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 89 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 63 (70.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (53.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2000
6 13 (14.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (7.87%) Lync
8 6 (6.74%) IIS
9 3 (3.37%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) Firewall
2 25 (28.09%) SAN
3 18 (20.22%) DNS
4 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.61%) LAN
4 13 (14.61%) WAN
5 11 (12.36%) DHCP
5 11 (12.36%) WAAS
5 11 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (7.87%) Internet
8 6 (6.74%) Wireless
8 6 (6.74%) VLAN
9 5 (5.62%) NAS
9 5 (5.62%) VPN
10 4 (4.49%) IPv4
10 4 (4.49%) VoIP
10 4 (4.49%) IPsec
11 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Informix
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
1 4 (4.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.12%) Back Office
2 1 (1.12%) Automotive
2 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Architect
2 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.36%) Consultant
4 11 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Storage Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Wintel Consultant
7 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Wintel Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Field Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Designer
10 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Blackberry
3 11 (12.36%) CLARiiON
3 11 (12.36%) Celerra
4 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) CCTV
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) AS400
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (76.40%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.24%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.74%) Linux
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.25%) UNIX
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.24%) Change Control
3 6 (6.74%) Time Management
3 6 (6.74%) Validation
4 5 (5.62%) ITIL
5 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.37%) Migration
6 3 (3.37%) Project Management
6 3 (3.37%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.12%) Service Management
7 1 (1.12%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.12%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.12%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.12%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.12%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.12%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.37%) VBScript
3 3 (3.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (23.60%) MCSE
4 18 (20.22%) MCP
5 17 (19.10%) MCITP
5 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
6 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
7 15 (16.85%) MCTS
8 13 (14.61%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (12.36%) CCEA
9 11 (12.36%) CCA
9 11 (12.36%) NCDA
9 11 (12.36%) NCIE
9 11 (12.36%) VCAP
9 11 (12.36%) VTSP
9 11 (12.36%) CCIA
10 9 (10.11%) MCSA
11 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (4.49%) CCNA
13 3 (3.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (76.40%) Active Directory
2 62 (69.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (57.30%) Hyper-V
4 31 (34.83%) XenApp
5 28 (31.46%) vSphere
6 21 (23.60%) VMware ESX
7 19 (21.35%) Terminal Services
8 18 (20.22%) XenDesktop
9 11 (12.36%) vCloud
9 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (8.99%) XenServer
11 4 (4.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (3.37%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (6.74%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.74%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.62%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.12%) SCSM
5 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (87.64%) VMware
2 57 (64.04%) Citrix
3 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
4 36 (40.45%) Cisco
5 28 (31.46%) NetApp
6 14 (15.73%) EMC
7 12 (13.48%) 3PAR
8 11 (12.36%) Symantec
8 11 (12.36%) HP
9 9 (10.11%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.49%) Dell
11 4 (4.49%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.49%) Open-E
12 3 (3.37%) Kaspersky
12 3 (3.37%) Avaya
12 3 (3.37%) Sophos
13 2 (2.25%) Lotus
13 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.25%) Hitachi