The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 53 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 74 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 4.44% 3.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.33% 23.17% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 60
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
MS Exchange
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
427 410 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 19.18% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 369 369 326
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Birmingham region.

MS Exchange Salary Trend in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Exchange Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange.

1 119 (74.38%) Microsoft
1 119 (74.38%) Active Directory
2 117 (73.13%) Windows
3 115 (71.88%) VMware
4 82 (51.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 78 (48.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 67 (41.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 60 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (36.88%) Hyper-V
9 57 (35.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (33.75%) Cisco
11 53 (33.13%) SAN
12 50 (31.25%) Citrix
13 46 (28.75%) MCSE
14 43 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2013
15 42 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2007
16 41 (25.63%) MCITP
17 37 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (23.13%) Office 365
18 36 (22.50%) MS Excel
19 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
19 35 (21.88%) VPN
19 35 (21.88%) Firewall
20 33 (20.63%) NetApp
20 33 (20.63%) vSphere
21 31 (19.38%) Lync
21 31 (19.38%) Windows 7
22 29 (18.13%) MCTS
23 28 (17.50%) MS Office
23 28 (17.50%) WAN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Exchange 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 MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (48.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 67 (41.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 43 (26.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (26.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (19.38%) Lync
6 25 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 18 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2000
8 15 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (4.38%) IIS
10 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (2.50%) Apache
12 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (23.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) IaaS
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.13%) SAN
2 35 (21.88%) VPN
2 35 (21.88%) Firewall
3 28 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 28 (17.50%) WAN
4 25 (15.63%) LAN
5 23 (14.38%) Unified Communications
6 20 (12.50%) NAS
7 18 (11.25%) DHCP
8 15 (9.38%) DNS
9 14 (8.75%) Internet
10 12 (7.50%) Wireless
11 10 (6.25%) IPsec
11 10 (6.25%) VLAN
12 9 (5.63%) ADSL
13 8 (5.00%) Ethernet
13 8 (5.00%) IP Telephony
13 8 (5.00%) WAAS
13 8 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Law
3 6 (3.75%) Legal
4 4 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Consultant
2 33 (20.63%) Analyst
3 31 (19.38%) Architect
4 30 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Consultant
7 21 (13.13%) Support Analyst
8 15 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (9.38%) Exchange Consultant
9 13 (8.13%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Network Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 8 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
13 8 (5.00%) Storage Architect
13 8 (5.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.63%) Clustering
3 8 (5.00%) Replication
3 8 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 8 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.00%) Celerra
4 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.25%) Handset
6 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.63%) PDA
6 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (73.13%) Windows
2 57 (35.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (19.38%) Windows 7
5 27 (16.88%) Windows XP
6 26 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.88%) Linux
9 7 (4.38%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.75%) Android
11 4 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.88%) UNIX
13 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.63%) Debian
14 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.38%) Migration
2 21 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (13.13%) Project Management
3 15 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (6.88%) ITIL
5 8 (5.00%) Change Control
6 6 (3.75%) Network Management
6 6 (3.75%) Validation
7 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.88%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.88%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.88%) Document Management
9 3 (1.88%) Change Management
9 3 (1.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.25%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.13%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.13%) VB
4 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (28.75%) MCSE
3 41 (25.63%) MCITP
4 29 (18.13%) MCTS
5 27 (16.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (13.75%) MCP
7 19 (11.88%) MCSA
8 17 (10.63%) Degree
9 14 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (6.88%) CCNA
11 10 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.00%) NCDA
13 8 (5.00%) NCIE
13 8 (5.00%) VCAP
13 8 (5.00%) VTSP
13 8 (5.00%) CCEA
13 8 (5.00%) CCA
13 8 (5.00%) CCIA
14 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (74.38%) Active Directory
2 82 (51.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (36.88%) Hyper-V
4 33 (20.63%) vSphere
5 25 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 22 (13.75%) XenApp
7 19 (11.88%) VMware ESX
8 13 (8.13%) Terminal Services
9 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (5.00%) vCloud
10 8 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (5.00%) XenServer
11 4 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.88%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.25%) UAG
13 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) SCCM
2 13 (8.13%) SCOM
3 12 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (6.88%) Backup Exec
5 10 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.13%) ARCserve
6 5 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.13%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.88%) WSUS
8 2 (1.25%) MOM
8 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 119 (74.38%) Microsoft
2 115 (71.88%) VMware
3 54 (33.75%) Cisco
4 50 (31.25%) Citrix
5 33 (20.63%) NetApp
6 27 (16.88%) HP
7 17 (10.63%) Symantec
8 13 (8.13%) SonicWALL
9 10 (6.25%) EMC
10 8 (5.00%) Intel
10 8 (5.00%) Apple
10 8 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.38%) Kaspersky
12 6 (3.75%) Juniper
13 4 (2.50%) Dell
13 4 (2.50%) Oracle
13 4 (2.50%) Remedy
13 4 (2.50%) WatchGuard
14 3 (1.88%) LANDesk
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