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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 90 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 210 180 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.87% 2.69% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.19% 13.89% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 179 158 188
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +0.72%
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
1592 1296 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.74% 19.35% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1115 1277
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -12 103 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Cheshire +20 64 £32,500 +30.00% 12
Lancashire -10 16 £34,500 -10.38% 4
Merseyside +11 15 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cumbria +9 8 £42,500 +54.54%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 356 (80.36%) Windows
2 290 (65.46%) Microsoft
3 237 (53.50%) Active Directory
4 216 (48.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 214 (48.31%) VMware
6 185 (41.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 171 (38.60%) MS Excel
8 143 (32.28%) Citrix
9 132 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 131 (29.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 127 (28.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 123 (27.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 122 (27.54%) ITIL
14 117 (26.41%) SAN
14 117 (26.41%) Hyper-V
15 113 (25.51%) TCP/IP
16 112 (25.28%) Exchange Server 2007
17 103 (23.25%) Windows 7
18 100 (22.57%) DNS
19 97 (21.90%) Cisco
20 88 (19.86%) MCSE
20 88 (19.86%) Firewall
21 87 (19.64%) MS Office
22 86 (19.41%) Exchange Server 2013
23 78 (17.61%) SQL Server
24 73 (16.48%) DHCP
25 69 (15.58%) SQL
26 66 (14.90%) VPN
27 64 (14.45%) vSphere
28 60 (13.54%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 185 (41.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 112 (25.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 86 (19.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (13.32%) SharePoint
4 59 (13.32%) Lync
4 59 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (9.26%) IIS
6 11 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.35%) Zimbra
9 6 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.35%) GroupWise
10 5 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.90%) Site Server
12 3 (0.68%) Apache
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 171 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 87 (19.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Bond Adapt
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.03%) Office 365
2 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
3 4 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.68%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.45%) Route 53
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.41%) SAN
2 113 (25.51%) TCP/IP
3 100 (22.57%) DNS
4 88 (19.86%) Firewall
5 73 (16.48%) DHCP
6 66 (14.90%) VPN
7 55 (12.42%) WAN
8 54 (12.19%) NAS
9 49 (11.06%) LAN
10 30 (6.77%) VoIP
11 24 (5.42%) MPLS
11 24 (5.42%) SMTP
12 23 (5.19%) Unified Communications
13 19 (4.29%) Internet
14 17 (3.84%) iSCSI
15 11 (2.48%) NetScaler
16 10 (2.26%) ADSL
16 10 (2.26%) SNMP
17 9 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.90%) MS Access
8 4 (0.90%) MySQL
9 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.45%) OLAP
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 59 (13.32%) Finance
2 12 (2.71%) Legal
3 10 (2.26%) Back Office
4 7 (1.58%) Law
4 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.13%) Marketing
6 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (17.61%) Support Engineer
2 70 (15.80%) Analyst
3 58 (13.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (10.84%) IT Support
5 46 (10.38%) Support Analyst
6 30 (6.77%) Team Leader
7 27 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 26 (5.87%) Consultant
9 22 (4.97%) Messaging Engineer
9 22 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (3.84%) Exchange Engineer
12 16 (3.61%) Citrix Engineer
13 15 (3.39%) Service Analyst
14 14 (3.16%) Citrix Support
15 13 (2.93%) 1st Line Support
15 13 (2.93%) Administrator
15 13 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.58%) .NET
2 8 (1.81%) Web Services
3 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.45%) XMPP
4 2 (0.45%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) WSH
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) XML
5 1 (0.23%) ODBC
5 1 (0.23%) EDI
5 1 (0.23%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.80%) Blackberry
2 34 (7.67%) Clustering
3 32 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.77%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.39%) iPhone
6 14 (3.16%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.16%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.81%) PKI
8 8 (1.81%) Replication
9 5 (1.13%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.13%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.90%) CMDB
10 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.68%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.68%) Kindle
11 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 356 (80.36%) Windows
2 216 (48.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 131 (29.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 103 (23.25%) Windows 7
6 60 (13.54%) Windows XP
7 56 (12.64%) Linux
8 37 (8.35%) UNIX
9 31 (7.00%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.48%) CentOS
11 8 (1.81%) Android
11 8 (1.81%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.58%) AIX
13 6 (1.35%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.54%) ITIL
2 41 (9.26%) Change Management
3 35 (7.90%) Load Balancing
4 34 (7.67%) Project Management
5 30 (6.77%) Incident Management
5 30 (6.77%) Migration
6 25 (5.64%) Service Management
6 25 (5.64%) Problem Management
7 18 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (3.84%) Information Security
8 17 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (3.84%) Line Management
8 17 (3.84%) Mentoring
9 13 (2.93%) ERP
9 13 (2.93%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.71%) Change Control
10 12 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (2.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.58%) SQL
2 26 (5.87%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.29%) VB.NET
4 18 (4.06%) Perl
5 7 (1.58%) C#
5 7 (1.58%) Java
6 6 (1.35%) PHP
6 6 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (28.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (19.86%) MCSE
3 55 (12.42%) MCITP
4 47 (10.61%) MCSA
5 40 (9.03%) MCTS
6 37 (8.35%) MCP
6 37 (8.35%) Degree
7 35 (7.90%) CCNA
7 35 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (6.32%) Citrix Certification
9 24 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (4.51%) CCA
11 17 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.93%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.93%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.35%) NCDA
13 6 (1.35%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.68%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) BS7799
4 2 (0.45%) GMP
4 2 (0.45%) GLP
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 237 (53.50%) Active Directory
2 123 (27.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (26.41%) Hyper-V
4 64 (14.45%) vSphere
5 58 (13.09%) XenApp
6 44 (9.93%) XenDesktop
7 24 (5.42%) XenServer
8 16 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.03%) Firmware
11 8 (1.81%) UAG
12 5 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.90%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.68%) NFS
14 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.45%) vCloud
15 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 35 (7.90%) SCCM
2 31 (7.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (4.74%) Backup Exec
4 17 (3.84%) WSUS
5 11 (2.48%) HP SIM
6 10 (2.26%) SCOM
7 8 (1.81%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.90%) Windows Intune
11 3 (0.68%) Nagios
11 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.45%) Puppet
12 2 (0.45%) OpenNMS
12 2 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 290 (65.46%) Microsoft
2 214 (48.31%) VMware
3 143 (32.28%) Citrix
4 97 (21.90%) Cisco
5 57 (12.87%) HP
6 52 (11.74%) NetApp
7 47 (10.61%) Symantec
8 25 (5.64%) Dell
9 17 (3.84%) Oracle
10 14 (3.16%) McAfee
10 14 (3.16%) Juniper
11 12 (2.71%) Veeam
11 12 (2.71%) EMC
11 12 (2.71%) Sophos
11 12 (2.71%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.48%) IronPort
13 10 (2.26%) Sage
14 9 (2.03%) Novell
15 8 (1.81%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.58%) Lotus
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