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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
UK
Rank 708 674 485
Rank change year-on-year -34 -189  
Permanent jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 159 294 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 1.51% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 148 248 448
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
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 15026 19519 20847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.69% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12478 16428 17286
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 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 25 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 -38 151 £30,000 - 9
London +58 74 £30,000 -20.00% 3
South East +47 31 £30,000 -22.07% 2
City of London +67 26 £26,000 -60.00%
Kent +36 18 £26,250 -38.95%
Yorkshire +20 17 £27,500 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +8 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -6 9 £45,000 +50.00%
South Yorkshire +15 7 £32,500 -31.57%
Doncaster - 7 £32,500 -
Surrey +23 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £27,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £27,000 - 1
North East - 6 £27,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +24 5 £27,500 -5.17%
Leeds +17 5 £27,500 -8.33%
South Wales +12 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Cardiff +8 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Wales +5 5 £32,500 +32.65%
Harrogate +3 5 £21,000 -47.50%
North Yorkshire +2 5 £21,000 -47.50% 1
Canary Wharf -9 5 £36,000 -
South West -10 5 £23,500 -29.85%
Staines -9 4 £37,500 +25.00%
North West -16 4 £32,250 +17.27%
Manchester -16 4 £32,250 -24.11%
Devon -8 3 £23,500 -17.54%
Staffordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £29,500 -

Exchange Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 285 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 251 (88.07%) Windows
3 205 (71.93%) Active Directory
4 173 (60.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 163 (57.19%) Windows Server
6 162 (56.84%) Microsoft
7 148 (51.93%) VMware
8 144 (50.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 128 (44.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 122 (42.81%) Firewall
11 119 (41.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 114 (40.00%) MS Office
13 109 (38.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 104 (36.49%) Citrix
15 102 (35.79%) DNS
16 94 (32.98%) DHCP
17 90 (31.58%) TCP/IP
18 82 (28.77%) Cisco
19 79 (27.72%) Hyper-V
20 77 (27.02%) SAN
21 76 (26.67%) Blackberry
21 76 (26.67%) MS Excel
22 73 (25.61%) Windows 7
23 68 (23.86%) LAN
24 67 (23.51%) Exchange Server 2013
25 66 (23.16%) WAN
26 60 (21.05%) Windows XP
26 60 (21.05%) Windows 8
27 59 (20.70%) SLA
27 59 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2007

Exchange Server 2003
Top Related 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
1 285 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 128 (44.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (23.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (17.54%) Skype for Business
6 46 (16.14%) IIS
7 40 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 26 (9.12%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.70%) 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
1 114 (40.00%) MS Office
2 76 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.95%) Office 365
2 14 (4.91%) Mimecast
3 12 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (42.81%) Firewall
2 102 (35.79%) DNS
3 94 (32.98%) DHCP
4 90 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 77 (27.02%) SAN
6 68 (23.86%) LAN
7 66 (23.16%) WAN
8 48 (16.84%) Internet
9 39 (13.68%) SMTP
10 37 (12.98%) SNMP
11 31 (10.88%) VPN
11 31 (10.88%) Wireless
12 28 (9.82%) VLAN
13 25 (8.77%) Telnet
14 19 (6.67%) iSCSI
15 17 (5.96%) IPv4
15 17 (5.96%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (5.26%) Skype
17 12 (4.21%) LDAP
18 11 (3.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
General
1 34 (11.93%) Finance
2 16 (5.61%) Law
3 11 (3.86%) Legal
4 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.05%) Automotive
6 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (36.49%) Support Engineer
2 63 (22.11%) IT Engineer
3 62 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (20.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 49 (17.19%) IT Support
6 47 (16.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 41 (14.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 39 (13.68%) IT Support Engineer
8 39 (13.68%) Windows Engineer
9 37 (12.98%) Exchange Engineer
10 35 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (11.23%) Analyst
12 30 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
12 30 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
13 25 (8.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 25 (8.77%) Active Directory Support
13 25 (8.77%) Field Engineer
14 23 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (7.72%) Active Directory Support Engineer
15 22 (7.72%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.75%) Web Services
2 4 (1.40%) MAPI
3 3 (1.05%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 39 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (10.88%) Public Cloud
4 30 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 20 (7.02%) Clustering
6 19 (6.67%) Fat Client
6 19 (6.67%) Thin Client
7 12 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.21%) iPhone
8 10 (3.51%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.81%) Replication
10 7 (2.46%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.40%) PKI
11 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.05%) 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
1 251 (88.07%) Windows
2 173 (60.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 163 (57.19%) Windows Server
4 144 (50.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (41.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (25.61%) Windows 7
7 60 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 60 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 40 (14.04%) Windows 10
9 25 (8.77%) Mac OS
10 19 (6.67%) Windows Vista
11 13 (4.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (2.81%) Linux
12 8 (2.81%) Unix
13 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.11%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.75%) Android
16 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.05%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.14%) ITIL
2 23 (8.07%) Migration
3 21 (7.37%) E-Commerce
4 19 (6.67%) Change Control
5 16 (5.61%) Service Delivery
5 16 (5.61%) Service Management
6 15 (5.26%) Server Building
7 13 (4.56%) Business Continuity
8 12 (4.21%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (4.21%) Change Management
9 11 (3.86%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (3.86%) Time Management
9 11 (3.86%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.16%) Network Management
10 9 (3.16%) Release Management
11 8 (2.81%) IT Strategy
11 8 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.46%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.04%) SQL
2 12 (4.21%) C
3 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.40%) VBScript
5 3 (1.05%) VB
6 2 (0.70%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.28%) MCSE
3 27 (9.47%) MCP
4 18 (6.32%) CCNA
4 18 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.26%) MCSA
6 14 (4.91%) Degree
6 14 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.51%) CCA
8 10 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.81%) CCNP
10 5 (1.75%) MCITP
11 4 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) HNC
13 1 (0.35%) MCTS
13 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (20.70%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 205 (71.93%) Active Directory
2 109 (38.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (27.72%) Hyper-V
4 55 (19.30%) XenApp
5 53 (18.60%) vSphere
6 25 (8.77%) VMware ESX
7 20 (7.02%) XenDesktop
8 19 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (5.61%) VMware Server
10 13 (4.56%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (3.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (3.51%) Terminal Services
13 9 (3.16%) XenServer
14 8 (2.81%) Terminal Server
15 7 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (1.40%) ISA Server
18 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
18 2 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (8.42%) Backup Exec
2 19 (6.67%) SCCM
3 14 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.11%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.75%) OpenView
6 4 (1.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.70%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (0.70%) 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
1 162 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 148 (51.93%) VMware
3 104 (36.49%) Citrix
4 82 (28.77%) Cisco
5 52 (18.25%) HP
6 44 (15.44%) Apple
7 36 (12.63%) Dell
7 36 (12.63%) NetApp
8 31 (10.88%) Symantec
9 18 (6.32%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.32%) SonicWALL
10 14 (4.91%) Kaspersky
11 13 (4.56%) Veeam
12 12 (4.21%) WatchGuard
13 11 (3.86%) Intel Security
14 10 (3.51%) Mitel
15 9 (3.16%) arcserve
15 9 (3.16%) IBM
15 9 (3.16%) LANDesk
16 7 (2.46%) Juniper
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