The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 75 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 234 192 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.18% 2.80% 2.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.99% 14.80% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 198 175 186
Average salary £32,250 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.15% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
MS Exchange
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1561 1297 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.23% 18.95% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1122 1367
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 the North West

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

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MS Exchange Salary Trend in the North West

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Exchange Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 113 £32,500 -13.33% 23
Cheshire +31 69 £29,500 +20.40% 10
Lancashire -7 23 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Merseyside +9 14 £28,250 -5.83% 2
Cumbria +14 12 £42,500 +54.54% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 351 (76.97%) Windows
2 308 (67.54%) Microsoft
3 241 (52.85%) VMware
4 237 (51.97%) Active Directory
5 222 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 204 (44.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 173 (37.94%) MS Excel
8 154 (33.77%) Citrix
9 144 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 138 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 138 (30.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 134 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 123 (26.97%) Hyper-V
12 123 (26.97%) ITIL
13 117 (25.66%) SAN
14 109 (23.90%) TCP/IP
14 109 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2007
15 108 (23.68%) Windows 7
15 108 (23.68%) Cisco
16 95 (20.83%) MCSE
16 95 (20.83%) SQL Server
17 94 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2013
18 91 (19.96%) Firewall
19 90 (19.74%) DNS
20 78 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
21 76 (16.67%) vSphere
21 76 (16.67%) SQL
22 74 (16.23%) WAN
23 71 (15.57%) MS Office
24 70 (15.35%) VPN

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 204 (44.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 109 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 94 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 78 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 66 (14.47%) Lync
6 58 (12.72%) SharePoint
7 28 (6.14%) IIS
8 12 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.32%) Site Server
12 6 (1.32%) GroupWise
12 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.32%) Zimbra
13 5 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.88%) Apache
15 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 173 (37.94%) MS Excel
2 71 (15.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Bond Adapt
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.44%) Line 500
4 1 (0.22%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.46%) Office 365
2 11 (2.41%) SaaS
3 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.44%) Route 53
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (25.66%) SAN
2 109 (23.90%) TCP/IP
3 91 (19.96%) Firewall
4 90 (19.74%) DNS
5 74 (16.23%) WAN
6 70 (15.35%) VPN
6 70 (15.35%) DHCP
7 66 (14.47%) LAN
8 46 (10.09%) NAS
9 28 (6.14%) VoIP
10 24 (5.26%) Internet
10 24 (5.26%) Unified Communications
11 22 (4.82%) MPLS
12 21 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (3.95%) iSCSI
14 15 (3.29%) SMTP
15 13 (2.85%) VLAN
16 11 (2.41%) ADSL
17 10 (2.19%) SNMP
17 10 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.66%) MS Access
8 3 (0.66%) MySQL
9 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 60 (13.16%) Finance
2 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
2 9 (1.97%) Legal
3 6 (1.32%) Marketing
4 5 (1.10%) Back Office
5 4 (0.88%) Law
5 4 (0.88%) Advertising
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (21.27%) Support Engineer
2 70 (15.35%) Analyst
3 64 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (10.75%) IT Support
5 44 (9.65%) Support Analyst
6 40 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 33 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
9 27 (5.92%) Consultant
10 24 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (4.82%) Messaging Engineer
12 20 (4.39%) Team Leader
13 18 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.73%) Exchange Engineer
14 17 (3.73%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (3.29%) Citrix Engineer
16 15 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
17 14 (3.07%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.48%) .NET
2 9 (1.97%) Web Services
3 3 (0.66%) COM
4 2 (0.44%) WSH
4 2 (0.44%) XMPP
5 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) CSS
5 1 (0.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.31%) Blackberry
2 26 (5.70%) Clustering
3 25 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.61%) iPhone
5 19 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 19 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.75%) FlexPod
6 8 (1.75%) PKI
7 7 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.54%) Firmware
7 7 (1.54%) Replication
8 5 (1.10%) CLARiiON
9 4 (0.88%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.88%) CMDB
10 3 (0.66%) Kindle
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 351 (76.97%) Windows
2 222 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (30.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 134 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 65 (14.25%) Windows XP
7 47 (10.31%) Linux
8 36 (7.89%) Windows 8
9 31 (6.80%) UNIX
10 10 (2.19%) CentOS
11 8 (1.75%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.75%) Android
12 7 (1.54%) AIX
13 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (26.97%) ITIL
2 43 (9.43%) Change Management
3 33 (7.24%) Problem Management
4 30 (6.58%) Project Management
4 30 (6.58%) Load Balancing
5 29 (6.36%) Incident Management
6 27 (5.92%) Service Management
7 21 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (4.61%) Migration
8 20 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (3.51%) Change Control
11 15 (3.29%) Information Security
12 12 (2.63%) CRM
12 12 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (2.19%) ERP
13 10 (2.19%) Service Delivery
14 9 (1.97%) Service Desk Management
14 9 (1.97%) Business Continuity
15 8 (1.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.67%) SQL
2 17 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.41%) VB.NET
4 10 (2.19%) Perl
5 6 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.32%) C#
6 5 (1.10%) Java
6 5 (1.10%) VB
7 3 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 138 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (20.83%) MCSE
3 55 (12.06%) MCITP
4 43 (9.43%) MCTS
5 42 (9.21%) MCSA
6 41 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (8.77%) CCNA
8 35 (7.68%) Degree
9 33 (7.24%) MCP
10 30 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (3.73%) CCA
13 15 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (3.07%) Security Cleared
14 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared
15 12 (2.63%) NCDA
16 5 (1.10%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.88%) VCP4
18 3 (0.66%) VCP5
18 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.21%) SLA
2 10 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.32%) BS7799
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) GMP
5 2 (0.44%) GLP
5 2 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 237 (51.97%) Active Directory
2 144 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (26.97%) Hyper-V
4 76 (16.67%) vSphere
5 60 (13.16%) XenApp
6 46 (10.09%) XenDesktop
7 27 (5.92%) XenServer
8 15 (3.29%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.07%) Terminal Services
9 14 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.19%) UAG
11 9 (1.97%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.10%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.88%) vCloud
15 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.66%) NFS
15 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (9.43%) SCCM
2 21 (4.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (4.61%) SCOM
3 20 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.85%) WSUS
5 10 (2.19%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.88%) Puppet
8 4 (0.88%) OpenNMS
8 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.44%) MOM
10 2 (0.44%) Nagios
10 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 308 (67.54%) Microsoft
2 241 (52.85%) VMware
3 154 (33.77%) Citrix
4 108 (23.68%) Cisco
5 68 (14.91%) NetApp
6 67 (14.69%) HP
7 39 (8.55%) Symantec
8 24 (5.26%) Dell
9 17 (3.73%) Oracle
10 14 (3.07%) EMC
10 14 (3.07%) McAfee
10 14 (3.07%) Veeam
11 13 (2.85%) Juniper
12 11 (2.41%) Sage
13 10 (2.19%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.97%) Novell
15 8 (1.75%) Sophos
16 7 (1.54%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.54%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.32%) Lotus
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