The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 82 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 207 220 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.94% 3.02% 3.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.63% 16.55% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 181 186 268
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £78,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,437 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.68% +2.88%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1415 1329 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.09% 18.26% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1126 1287
Average salary £36,000 £36,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,512 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
MS Exchange
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 139 £32,500 +8.33% 14
Cheshire -4 43 £37,250 -0.66% 4
Merseyside -11 14 £32,500 +19.26% 3
Lancashire +6 11 £28,500 +8.57% 2
Cumbria -1 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 339 (81.29%) Windows
2 312 (74.82%) Microsoft
3 249 (59.71%) VMware
4 241 (57.79%) Active Directory
5 194 (46.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 187 (44.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 165 (39.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 163 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 152 (36.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 135 (32.37%) MS Excel
11 128 (30.70%) Cisco
12 124 (29.74%) Citrix
13 112 (26.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 105 (25.18%) ITIL
15 99 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 97 (23.26%) WAN
17 96 (23.02%) MCSE
18 95 (22.78%) SQL Server
19 93 (22.30%) Hyper-V
20 92 (22.06%) LAN
21 90 (21.58%) SQL
22 87 (20.86%) Exchange Server 2003
22 87 (20.86%) Windows 7
23 85 (20.38%) Windows XP
24 84 (20.14%) Firewall
25 82 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
26 81 (19.42%) SAN
27 79 (18.94%) HP
28 77 (18.47%) TCP/IP
28 77 (18.47%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 187 (44.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 112 (26.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 87 (20.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 82 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 56 (13.43%) Lync
5 56 (13.43%) SharePoint
6 49 (11.75%) IIS
7 32 (7.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 10 (2.40%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.16%) Apache
11 9 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.72%) Site Server
13 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.24%) TPMS
Applications
1 135 (32.37%) MS Excel
2 77 (18.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Line 500
2 2 (0.48%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.63%) Office 365
2 12 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.68%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (23.26%) WAN
2 92 (22.06%) LAN
3 84 (20.14%) Firewall
4 81 (19.42%) SAN
5 77 (18.47%) TCP/IP
6 70 (16.79%) DNS
7 55 (13.19%) DHCP
8 43 (10.31%) VPN
9 36 (8.63%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (7.91%) Internet
11 23 (5.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (5.04%) VoIP
13 16 (3.84%) Unified Communications
14 11 (2.64%) NAS
15 9 (2.16%) IP Telephony
15 9 (2.16%) Wireless
15 9 (2.16%) Network Security
16 8 (1.92%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.92%) VLAN
16 8 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.72%) MySQL
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.48%) MS Access
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
General
1 54 (12.95%) Finance
2 10 (2.40%) Law
3 8 (1.92%) Retail
4 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.68%) Marketing
5 4 (0.96%) Advertising
5 4 (0.96%) Banking
6 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (22.30%) Support Engineer
2 88 (21.10%) Analyst
3 56 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 51 (12.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (11.99%) Consultant
6 48 (11.51%) IT Support
7 46 (11.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 41 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (7.67%) Technical Consultant
10 23 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 18 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (3.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 16 (3.84%) Desktop Support
13 15 (3.60%) Administrator
13 15 (3.60%) Systems Support
13 15 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.36%) Cisco Support
14 14 (3.36%) Architect
15 13 (3.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.64%) Web Services
2 6 (1.44%) WSH
3 5 (1.20%) .NET
4 3 (0.72%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.95%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.08%) iPhone
3 16 (3.84%) Clustering
4 14 (3.36%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.36%) Thin Client
5 7 (1.68%) iPad
5 7 (1.68%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.44%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.20%) HP StorageWorks
8 4 (0.96%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.48%) CMDB
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.24%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.24%) Handset
11 1 (0.24%) Replication
11 1 (0.24%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 339 (81.29%) Windows
2 194 (46.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (39.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 99 (23.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (20.86%) Windows 7
6 85 (20.38%) Windows XP
7 44 (10.55%) Windows 8
8 20 (4.80%) Linux
9 13 (3.12%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.44%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.20%) Android
11 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.72%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.24%) UNIX
14 1 (0.24%) AIX
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.18%) ITIL
2 34 (8.15%) Project Management
3 28 (6.71%) Problem Management
4 24 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.76%) Migration
5 22 (5.28%) Change Control
5 22 (5.28%) Incident Management
6 19 (4.56%) Change Management
7 18 (4.32%) PRINCE2
8 17 (4.08%) Service Management
9 15 (3.60%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.60%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (3.36%) Software Deployment
11 13 (3.12%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (2.88%) Load Balancing
13 11 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (1.92%) Use Case
15 8 (1.92%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.58%) SQL
2 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.68%) VB
4 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.48%) C
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.24%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 152 (36.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (23.02%) MCSE
3 74 (17.75%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (17.51%) CCNA
5 61 (14.63%) MCITP
6 54 (12.95%) MCTS
7 49 (11.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (9.59%) MCSA
9 34 (8.15%) MCP
10 25 (6.00%) Security Cleared
11 23 (5.52%) NCDA
12 20 (4.80%) SC Cleared
13 14 (3.36%) Degree
13 14 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.88%) CCA
15 10 (2.40%) CCEE
16 6 (1.44%) HP AIS
16 6 (1.44%) HP ASE
16 6 (1.44%) JNCIS
17 5 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.35%) SLA
2 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.20%) BS7799
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 241 (57.79%) Active Directory
2 163 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (22.30%) Hyper-V
4 70 (16.79%) vSphere
5 44 (10.55%) XenApp
6 27 (6.47%) XenDesktop
7 25 (6.00%) XenServer
8 17 (4.08%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.60%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.16%) ISA Server
10 9 (2.16%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.20%) UAG
14 4 (0.96%) vCloud
14 4 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.72%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.72%) Xen
15 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 52 (12.47%) SCCM
2 45 (10.79%) SCOM
3 14 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.68%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.44%) WSUS
7 6 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.44%) MOM
8 4 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.72%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.48%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.48%) Puppet
11 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 312 (74.82%) Microsoft
2 249 (59.71%) VMware
3 128 (30.70%) Cisco
4 124 (29.74%) Citrix
5 79 (18.94%) HP
6 67 (16.07%) NetApp
7 28 (6.71%) Symantec
8 26 (6.24%) Avaya
9 19 (4.56%) Dell
9 19 (4.56%) EMC
10 15 (3.60%) McAfee
11 11 (2.64%) Lotus
11 11 (2.64%) Apple
11 11 (2.64%) ProCurve
11 11 (2.64%) Brocade
12 9 (2.16%) Mitel
13 8 (1.92%) Kaspersky
13 8 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.92%) BMC
14 7 (1.68%) Juniper
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