Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 957 828 608
Rank change year-on-year -129 -220 -131
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 230 448 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 1.22% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 211 400 770
UK median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,250 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +0.83% -4.76% -3.08%

Exchange Server 2003 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31634 36639 42070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.59% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25484 31168 34815
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exchange Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 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.

Salary trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -114 220 £30,500 -3.17% 19
UK excluding London -86 143 £30,250 +0.83% 14
London +10 85 £30,000 -11.76% 6
North of England -35 44 £32,500 -13.33% 4
South East +11 34 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Midlands -27 26 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -32 26 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire -3 22 £29,000 -6.45% 2
North West -22 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England -13 16 £31,250 +17.92% 2
South West -7 15 £28,000 -18.25% 3
Wales +21 6 £28,500 +14.00%
North East +17 2 £27,250 -27.33%
Scotland +9 2 £23,250 -33.09% 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 230 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 217 (94.35%) Windows
3 187 (81.30%) Active Directory
4 160 (69.57%) Windows Server
5 147 (63.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 124 (53.91%) Microsoft
7 121 (52.61%) VMware
8 120 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 100 (43.48%) Firewall
10 93 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 91 (39.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 82 (35.65%) TCP/IP
12 82 (35.65%) DNS
13 78 (33.91%) DHCP
14 76 (33.04%) Hyper-V
15 72 (31.30%) Citrix
16 71 (30.87%) Cisco
16 71 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (30.00%) Office 365
18 68 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2007
19 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
20 54 (23.48%) Windows 8
21 53 (23.04%) Microsoft Office
22 51 (22.17%) ITIL
23 49 (21.30%) LAN
23 49 (21.30%) SLA
24 48 (20.87%) WAN
25 44 (19.13%) SAN
25 44 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
26 42 (18.26%) vSphere

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 230 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 91 (39.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (13.91%) Skype for Business
6 20 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 16 (6.96%) IIS
8 9 (3.91%) SAS
9 7 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (23.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (30.00%) Office 365
2 11 (4.78%) IaaS
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 100 (43.48%) Firewall
2 82 (35.65%) DNS
2 82 (35.65%) TCP/IP
3 78 (33.91%) DHCP
4 49 (21.30%) LAN
5 48 (20.87%) WAN
6 44 (19.13%) SAN
7 21 (9.13%) Internet
7 21 (9.13%) VPN
8 19 (8.26%) Wireless
9 15 (6.52%) SNMP
10 14 (6.09%) Skype
10 14 (6.09%) VLAN
11 12 (5.22%) iSCSI
12 11 (4.78%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (3.91%) Unified Communications
14 8 (3.48%) IPsec
14 8 (3.48%) IPv4
15 7 (3.04%) LDAP
15 7 (3.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.04%) AdminStudio
1 7 (3.04%) InstallShield
1 7 (3.04%) MSI
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 23 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (1.74%) Advertising
2 4 (1.74%) Banking
2 4 (1.74%) Legal
3 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (31.30%) Support Engineer
2 50 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (16.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (11.74%) IT Support
6 26 (11.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 26 (11.30%) Analyst
7 22 (9.57%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (9.13%) IT Engineer
9 19 (8.26%) Desktop Support
10 18 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (7.39%) Citrix Engineer
11 17 (7.39%) Support Analyst
12 16 (6.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (6.96%) Exchange Support
12 16 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (6.96%) Service Manager
13 15 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.74%) .NET
2 3 (1.30%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) HTML5
3 1 (0.43%) MAPI
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.17%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.78%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.91%) HP Storage
5 8 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.48%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.61%) Clustering
8 5 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.17%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.74%) Fintech
9 4 (1.74%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.74%) Replication
10 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.43%) AS400
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 217 (94.35%) Windows
2 160 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 147 (63.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 120 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
7 54 (23.48%) Windows 8
8 34 (14.78%) Windows XP
9 33 (14.35%) Windows 10
10 17 (7.39%) Mac OS
11 16 (6.96%) Apple iOS
12 12 (5.22%) Linux
13 9 (3.91%) Mac OS X
14 7 (3.04%) Android
14 7 (3.04%) Windows Vista
15 5 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (1.74%) Unix
17 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.17%) ITIL
2 16 (6.96%) E-Commerce
2 16 (6.96%) Migration
2 16 (6.96%) Service Delivery
3 15 (6.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 14 (6.09%) Change Management
4 14 (6.09%) Presales
5 12 (5.22%) Change Control
5 12 (5.22%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (5.22%) Performance Management
6 11 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (4.35%) Web Filtering
8 9 (3.91%) Network Management
8 9 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (3.91%) Network Optimisation
8 9 (3.91%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.48%) Patch Management
9 8 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.30%) SQL
2 16 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.04%) VBScript
4 5 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.00%) MCSE
3 21 (9.13%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.78%) Degree
4 11 (4.78%) MCITP
4 11 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.35%) CCNA
5 10 (4.35%) MCSA
6 7 (3.04%) CCA
6 7 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.61%) MCP
8 5 (2.17%) MOS
9 4 (1.74%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.74%) MCTS
10 3 (1.30%) VCP5
11 2 (0.87%) CCNP
11 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (21.30%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (81.30%) Active Directory
2 76 (33.04%) Hyper-V
3 71 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (18.26%) vSphere
5 41 (17.83%) XenApp
6 17 (7.39%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.48%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.04%) Terminal Server
9 7 (3.04%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.61%) XenServer
11 5 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (16.52%) SCCM
2 19 (8.26%) Backup Exec
3 17 (7.39%) WSUS
4 12 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (3.91%) SmoothWall
7 5 (2.17%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.30%) OpenView
8 3 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 124 (53.91%) Microsoft
2 121 (52.61%) VMware
3 72 (31.30%) Citrix
4 71 (30.87%) Cisco
5 39 (16.96%) HP
6 26 (11.30%) Veeam
7 25 (10.87%) Apple
7 25 (10.87%) Dell
8 16 (6.96%) Symantec
9 12 (5.22%) NetApp
10 11 (4.78%) WatchGuard
11 10 (4.35%) SonicWALL
11 10 (4.35%) Sophos
12 9 (3.91%) arcserve
12 9 (3.91%) CA
13 8 (3.48%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.04%) EMC
15 6 (2.61%) Avaya
16 4 (1.74%) IBM
16 4 (1.74%) Remedy