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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 214 229 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 3.28% 3.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.35% 15.91% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 175 206 218
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
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
1309 1439 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 20.64% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1204 1254
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -4 116 £30,500 +1.66% 20
Cheshire +2 63 £27,000 +14.89% 15
Merseyside +15 20 £22,000 -31.25% 3
Lancashire -11 16 £33,500 +17.54% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 407 (89.65%) Windows
2 306 (67.40%) Microsoft
3 288 (63.44%) Active Directory
4 269 (59.25%) VMware
5 234 (51.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 233 (51.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 173 (38.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 158 (34.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 150 (33.04%) DNS
10 140 (30.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 139 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 125 (27.53%) Cisco
13 123 (27.09%) Citrix
14 121 (26.65%) DHCP
15 120 (26.43%) ITIL
16 118 (25.99%) MS Excel
17 113 (24.89%) Firewall
17 113 (24.89%) SAN
17 113 (24.89%) Windows 7
18 108 (23.79%) TCP/IP
19 100 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
20 99 (21.81%) Hyper-V
20 99 (21.81%) MCSE
21 97 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
22 94 (20.70%) SQL Server
23 89 (19.60%) NetApp
24 88 (19.38%) VPN
25 85 (18.72%) Windows 8
26 82 (18.06%) HP
27 81 (17.84%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 234 (51.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 140 (30.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 100 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 79 (17.40%) SharePoint
5 58 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 41 (9.03%) IIS
7 35 (7.71%) Lync
8 14 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.64%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.44%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.44%) WordPress
13 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 118 (25.99%) MS Excel
2 80 (17.62%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.91%) Office 365
2 14 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.44%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 150 (33.04%) DNS
2 121 (26.65%) DHCP
3 113 (24.89%) SAN
3 113 (24.89%) Firewall
4 108 (23.79%) TCP/IP
5 88 (19.38%) VPN
6 81 (17.84%) LAN
7 73 (16.08%) WAN
8 40 (8.81%) VoIP
9 36 (7.93%) VLAN
10 34 (7.49%) NAS
11 24 (5.29%) Wireless
12 19 (4.19%) FTP
13 18 (3.96%) Ethernet
13 18 (3.96%) Internet
14 16 (3.52%) ADSL
15 15 (3.30%) iSCSI
16 14 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (5.95%) Finance
2 16 (3.52%) Legal
3 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.64%) Advertising
5 8 (1.76%) Back Office
6 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.32%) Law
7 6 (1.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (25.55%) Support Engineer
2 92 (20.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (14.98%) Analyst
4 64 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
5 50 (11.01%) IT Support
6 46 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (7.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 33 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 32 (7.05%) Administrator
9 32 (7.05%) Support Analyst
10 27 (5.95%) Consultant
11 25 (5.51%) Technical Support
12 24 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (5.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 23 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (4.41%) Architect
15 19 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 17 (3.74%) Technical Architect
18 16 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.86%) Web Services
2 8 (1.76%) Middleware
3 4 (0.88%) .NET
3 4 (0.88%) COM
4 3 (0.66%) CSS
4 3 (0.66%) HTML
5 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.22%) jQuery
6 1 (0.22%) HTML5
6 1 (0.22%) REST
6 1 (0.22%) CSS3
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.19%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.86%) Clustering
5 12 (2.64%) iPhone
6 11 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.98%) iPad
7 9 (1.98%) FlexPod
8 8 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
8 8 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.32%) Replication
11 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.10%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.10%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.88%) Life Science
12 4 (0.88%) Statistics
13 2 (0.44%) Photography
13 2 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 407 (89.65%) Windows
2 233 (51.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 173 (38.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (24.89%) Windows 7
5 97 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (18.72%) Windows 8
7 56 (12.33%) Windows XP
8 33 (7.27%) Linux
9 18 (3.96%) Android
10 15 (3.30%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.32%) UNIX
13 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.88%) CentOS
14 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.43%) ITIL
2 36 (7.93%) Migration
3 31 (6.83%) Service Management
4 27 (5.95%) Business Continuity
5 26 (5.73%) Mentoring
6 25 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (5.51%) Incident Management
7 23 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 21 (4.63%) Change Management
9 15 (3.30%) Time Management
10 14 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (2.86%) Coaching
12 12 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (2.64%) Security Management
12 12 (2.64%) Change Control
13 11 (2.42%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.20%) Patch Management
15 9 (1.98%) Project Management
15 9 (1.98%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.56%) SQL
2 37 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.54%) VBScript
4 6 (1.32%) C
5 3 (0.66%) VB
5 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.44%) Perl
6 2 (0.44%) PHP
6 2 (0.44%) R
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (34.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (21.81%) MCSE
3 77 (16.96%) MCITP
4 60 (13.22%) MCSA
5 57 (12.56%) CCNA
5 57 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (11.23%) MCTS
6 51 (11.23%) MCP
7 46 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (6.39%) Degree
9 19 (4.19%) CCENT
10 18 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (3.74%) NCDA
12 15 (3.30%) MCDST
13 14 (3.08%) CCA
14 12 (2.64%) JNCIA
15 9 (1.98%) Security Cleared
15 9 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.54%) CCDP
16 7 (1.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) GMP
4 1 (0.22%) GLP
System Software
1 288 (63.44%) Active Directory
2 139 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (21.81%) Hyper-V
4 51 (11.23%) XenDesktop
5 48 (10.57%) vSphere
6 44 (9.69%) XenApp
7 13 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.64%) VMware Server
8 12 (2.64%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.76%) XenServer
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.44%) vCloud
12 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.44%) Firmware
12 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (9.25%) SCCM
2 22 (4.85%) SCOM
3 18 (3.96%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.08%) WSUS
5 10 (2.20%) AirWatch
6 9 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.88%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.44%) EMC Navisphere
10 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.44%) vMotion
10 2 (0.44%) MOM
11 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 306 (67.40%) Microsoft
2 269 (59.25%) VMware
3 125 (27.53%) Cisco
4 123 (27.09%) Citrix
5 89 (19.60%) NetApp
6 82 (18.06%) HP
7 54 (11.89%) Dell
8 30 (6.61%) IBM
9 28 (6.17%) Symantec
10 21 (4.63%) Juniper
11 18 (3.96%) McAfee
12 17 (3.74%) EMC
13 16 (3.52%) Apple
14 12 (2.64%) Lotus
14 12 (2.64%) IronPort
14 12 (2.64%) Veeam
15 10 (2.20%) Meraki
16 8 (1.76%) Sophos
16 8 (1.76%) Wyse
17 7 (1.54%) Avaya
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