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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 661 474
Rank change year-on-year -47 -187  
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 156 294 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.51% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 145 248 459
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

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 15008 19532 21200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.74% 18.89% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12460 16438 17582
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Exchange Server 2003 in the UK

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 148 £30,000 - 7
London +60 71 £30,000 -20.00% 3
South East +36 30 £28,750 -25.32% 2
City of London +66 24 £26,000 -60.00%
Kent +41 18 £26,250 -38.95%
Yorkshire +14 17 £27,500 -8.33%
West Midlands +10 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Birmingham +1 9 £45,000 +50.00%
South Yorkshire +12 7 £32,500 -31.57%
Doncaster - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey +27 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £27,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £27,000 - 1
North East - 6 £27,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 5 £27,500 -5.17%
Leeds +15 5 £27,500 -8.33%
South Wales +13 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Cardiff +12 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Wales +6 5 £32,500 +32.65%
North Yorkshire +4 5 £21,000 -47.50%
Harrogate +2 5 £21,000 -47.50%
South West -1 5 £23,500 -29.85%
Canary Wharf -9 5 £36,000 -
North West -15 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Manchester -20 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Staines -8 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Devon -9 3 £23,500 -17.54%
Staffordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £29,500 -

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 282 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 250 (88.65%) Windows
3 202 (71.63%) Active Directory
4 173 (61.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 163 (57.80%) Windows Server
6 159 (56.38%) Microsoft
7 143 (50.71%) VMware
7 143 (50.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 126 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 120 (42.55%) Firewall
10 118 (41.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 115 (40.78%) MS Office
12 106 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 101 (35.82%) Citrix
14 100 (35.46%) DNS
15 92 (32.62%) DHCP
16 89 (31.56%) TCP/IP
17 79 (28.01%) Cisco
17 79 (28.01%) Hyper-V
18 76 (26.95%) MS Excel
18 76 (26.95%) SAN
18 76 (26.95%) Blackberry
19 74 (26.24%) Windows 7
20 66 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
20 66 (23.40%) LAN
21 64 (22.70%) WAN
22 61 (21.63%) Windows 8
23 60 (21.28%) Windows XP
24 59 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2007
24 59 (20.92%) SLA

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
1 282 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 126 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (17.73%) Skype for Business
6 46 (16.31%) IIS
7 40 (14.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (8.87%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) Apache
12 1 (0.35%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.35%) Moodle
12 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 115 (40.78%) MS Office
2 76 (26.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.15%) Office 365
2 13 (4.61%) Mimecast
3 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (42.55%) Firewall
2 100 (35.46%) DNS
3 92 (32.62%) DHCP
4 89 (31.56%) TCP/IP
5 76 (26.95%) SAN
6 66 (23.40%) LAN
7 64 (22.70%) WAN
8 47 (16.67%) Internet
9 38 (13.48%) SMTP
10 37 (13.12%) SNMP
11 31 (10.99%) Wireless
12 28 (9.93%) VPN
13 27 (9.57%) VLAN
14 25 (8.87%) Telnet
15 19 (6.74%) iSCSI
16 17 (6.03%) IPv4
16 17 (6.03%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (5.32%) Skype
18 12 (4.26%) LDAP
19 11 (3.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
General
1 34 (12.06%) Finance
2 16 (5.67%) Law
3 11 (3.90%) Legal
4 4 (1.42%) Back Office
4 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.06%) Automotive
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (37.23%) Support Engineer
2 63 (22.34%) IT Engineer
3 60 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (20.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 48 (17.02%) IT Support
6 46 (16.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 41 (14.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 39 (13.83%) IT Support Engineer
9 38 (13.48%) Windows Engineer
10 36 (12.77%) Exchange Engineer
11 34 (12.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 32 (11.35%) Analyst
13 30 (10.64%) Active Directory Engineer
13 30 (10.64%) Windows Support Engineer
14 25 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 25 (8.87%) Active Directory Support
14 25 (8.87%) Field Engineer
15 23 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (7.80%) Active Directory Support Engineer
16 22 (7.80%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.77%) Web Services
2 4 (1.42%) MAPI
3 3 (1.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.95%) Blackberry
2 38 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (11.35%) Public Cloud
4 30 (10.64%) Driving Licence
5 20 (7.09%) Clustering
6 19 (6.74%) Fat Client
6 19 (6.74%) Thin Client
7 12 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.26%) iPhone
8 10 (3.55%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (3.55%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.84%) Replication
10 7 (2.48%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.42%) PKI
11 4 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.06%) iPad
13 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.35%) Cyber Attack
13 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 250 (88.65%) Windows
2 173 (61.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 163 (57.80%) Windows Server
4 143 (50.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (41.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (26.24%) Windows 7
7 61 (21.63%) Windows 8
8 60 (21.28%) Windows XP
9 41 (14.54%) Windows 10
10 25 (8.87%) Mac OS
11 19 (6.74%) Windows Vista
12 12 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (2.84%) Linux
13 8 (2.84%) Unix
14 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
15 6 (2.13%) Windows 2000
16 5 (1.77%) Android
17 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
17 3 (1.06%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.31%) ITIL
2 23 (8.16%) Migration
3 21 (7.45%) E-Commerce
4 19 (6.74%) Change Control
5 15 (5.32%) Server Building
5 15 (5.32%) Service Delivery
5 15 (5.32%) Service Management
6 13 (4.61%) Business Continuity
7 12 (4.26%) Application Virtualisation
7 12 (4.26%) Change Management
8 11 (3.90%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (3.90%) Time Management
8 11 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.19%) Release Management
10 8 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.84%) IT Strategy
10 8 (2.84%) Network Management
10 8 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.12%) SQL
2 11 (3.90%) C
3 7 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.42%) VBScript
5 3 (1.06%) VB
6 2 (0.71%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.41%) MCSE
3 27 (9.57%) MCP
4 18 (6.38%) CCNA
4 18 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.32%) MCSA
6 14 (4.96%) Degree
6 14 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.55%) CCA
8 10 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.84%) CCNP
10 5 (1.77%) MCITP
11 4 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) HNC
13 1 (0.35%) MCTS
13 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (20.92%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (71.63%) Active Directory
2 106 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (28.01%) Hyper-V
4 55 (19.50%) XenApp
5 52 (18.44%) vSphere
6 23 (8.16%) VMware ESX
7 20 (7.09%) XenDesktop
8 19 (6.74%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (5.67%) VMware Server
10 13 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (3.55%) Terminal Services
13 9 (3.19%) XenServer
14 8 (2.84%) Terminal Server
15 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (1.42%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.71%) Xen
18 1 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (8.16%) Backup Exec
2 18 (6.38%) SCCM
3 13 (4.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.77%) OpenView
6 3 (1.06%) SCOM
7 2 (0.71%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.35%) MOM
8 1 (0.35%) Netcool
8 1 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.35%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 159 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 143 (50.71%) VMware
3 101 (35.82%) Citrix
4 79 (28.01%) Cisco
5 52 (18.44%) HP
6 45 (15.96%) Apple
7 36 (12.77%) Dell
7 36 (12.77%) NetApp
8 30 (10.64%) Symantec
9 18 (6.38%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.38%) SonicWALL
10 14 (4.96%) Kaspersky
11 12 (4.26%) Veeam
11 12 (4.26%) WatchGuard
12 11 (3.90%) Intel Security
13 10 (3.55%) Mitel
14 9 (3.19%) arcserve
14 9 (3.19%) IBM
14 9 (3.19%) LANDesk
15 7 (2.48%) Juniper
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