Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1030 919 822
Rank change year-on-year -111 -97 -247
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 152 267 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.83% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 138 244 457
UK median annual salary £34,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.83% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 29,212 31,977 38,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.61% 18.00% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23,437 26,061 32,400
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,951 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -87 147 £35,000 +16.67% 20
UK excluding London -79 92 £30,000 - 17
London -19 57 £45,000 +50.00% 4
South West +19 27 £28,500 +3.64% 1
North of England -23 21 £30,000 -1.64% 5
South East -32 16 £27,500 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +12 15 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Midlands +10 15 £40,000 +22.14% 6
Yorkshire +6 13 £32,500 +16.07% 3
East of England +5 11 £35,000 +2.94% 3
North West -1 7 £21,000 -44.00% 2
Wales -2 1 £29,000 -10.77% 1
North East -25 1 £21,500 -20.37%
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 152 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 134 (88.16%) Windows
3 124 (81.58%) Active Directory
4 101 (66.45%) Windows Server
5 98 (64.47%) Microsoft
6 89 (58.55%) VMware
7 82 (53.95%) Office 365
8 72 (47.37%) Citrix
9 71 (46.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (40.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 61 (40.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (39.47%) Cisco
14 58 (38.16%) Hyper-V
15 50 (32.89%) Firewall
16 47 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2013
17 45 (29.61%) XenApp
18 43 (28.29%) SAN
19 42 (27.63%) TCP/IP
20 41 (26.97%) DNS
21 40 (26.32%) WAN
22 39 (25.66%) LAN
22 39 (25.66%) Windows 10
23 37 (24.34%) Microsoft Office
24 36 (23.68%) DHCP
24 36 (23.68%) HP
24 36 (23.68%) SCCM
25 34 (22.37%) ITIL
26 31 (20.39%) Symantec

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
1 152 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 61 (40.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (30.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (17.76%) Skype for Business
6 25 (16.45%) SharePoint
7 15 (9.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.97%) IIS
10 2 (1.32%) Apache
10 2 (1.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) Revit
3 1 (0.66%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (53.95%) Office 365
2 30 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.89%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.89%) Firewall
2 43 (28.29%) SAN
3 42 (27.63%) TCP/IP
4 41 (26.97%) DNS
5 40 (26.32%) WAN
6 39 (25.66%) LAN
7 36 (23.68%) DHCP
8 16 (10.53%) NAS
8 16 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (9.21%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (9.21%) VPN
10 11 (7.24%) Skype
11 8 (5.26%) Extranet
11 8 (5.26%) Intranet
11 8 (5.26%) iSCSI
11 8 (5.26%) Network Security
12 7 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.61%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (4.61%) SMTP
13 6 (3.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.66%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
1 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (19.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Marketing
3 8 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.29%) Electronics
5 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (17.76%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (13.16%) Citrix Engineer
5 17 (11.18%) Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) IT Engineer
6 16 (10.53%) Consultant
6 16 (10.53%) Desktop Support
7 15 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (8.55%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) Exchange Engineer
10 11 (7.24%) IT Support
10 11 (7.24%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.58%) Architect
11 10 (6.58%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.29%) WSH
3 3 (1.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.87%) Blackberry
3 14 (9.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.26%) iPhone
5 8 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.61%) iPad
7 5 (3.29%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.29%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.63%) Clustering
9 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.97%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.97%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.32%) Replication
11 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.66%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 134 (88.16%) Windows
2 101 (66.45%) Windows Server
3 71 (46.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (40.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (25.66%) Windows 10
7 27 (17.76%) Windows 7
8 17 (11.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 16 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 13 (8.55%) Linux
11 11 (7.24%) Windows 8
12 8 (5.26%) Android
13 7 (4.61%) Mac OS
13 7 (4.61%) Solaris
14 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
15 5 (3.29%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
17 2 (1.32%) Debian
17 2 (1.32%) SUSE
17 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.37%) ITIL
2 29 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (17.76%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.18%) Migration
5 17 (11.18%) Project Management
6 14 (9.21%) Presales
7 13 (8.55%) Web Filtering
8 12 (7.89%) Patch Management
9 11 (7.24%) Information Security
10 10 (6.58%) Business Continuity
10 10 (6.58%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (5.92%) BCP
11 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity Planning
12 8 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 8 (5.26%) Data Security
12 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (5.26%) Value Proposition
13 7 (4.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 24 (15.79%) SQL
3 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.26%) VBScript
5 5 (3.29%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) Degree
4 7 (4.61%) MCSA
4 7 (4.61%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.63%) CCA
6 4 (2.63%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.32%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.66%) CCIE
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 66 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (38.16%) Hyper-V
4 45 (29.61%) XenApp
5 25 (16.45%) XenDesktop
6 21 (13.82%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (9.87%) XenServer
8 9 (5.92%) vSphere
9 7 (4.61%) Terminal Services
10 5 (3.29%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (3.29%) MetaFrame
10 5 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.66%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (23.68%) SCCM
2 19 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 11 (7.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (4.61%) SCVMM
6 6 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.97%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.32%) Ansible
9 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.32%) Nagios
9 2 (1.32%) Nessus
9 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.32%) Nmap
9 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.32%) Puppet
9 2 (1.32%) SCOM
10 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 89 (58.55%) VMware
3 72 (47.37%) Citrix
4 60 (39.47%) Cisco
5 36 (23.68%) HP
6 31 (20.39%) Symantec
7 26 (17.11%) Veeam
8 18 (11.84%) NetApp
9 17 (11.18%) CommVault
9 17 (11.18%) Dell
10 15 (9.87%) Apple
11 10 (6.58%) EMC
12 9 (5.92%) Sophos
13 8 (5.26%) GFI Software
13 8 (5.26%) Google
13 8 (5.26%) McAfee
13 8 (5.26%) Mimosa
13 8 (5.26%) OpenText
13 8 (5.26%) RightFax
13 8 (5.26%) SonicWALL