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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 62 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 234 210 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.61% 2.96% 3.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.73% 14.69% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 189 183 192
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £20,400 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,400 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.49%
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
1249 1430 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.27% 20.14% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1172 1151
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 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 24 April 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 -3 120 £27,500 -15.38% 29
Cheshire +34 69 £34,000 -8.72% 21
Lancashire +15 22 £33,500 +17.54% 1
Merseyside +20 21 £26,500 -17.18% 7
Cumbria -6 2 £24,690 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 417 (87.97%) Windows
2 324 (68.35%) Microsoft
3 313 (66.03%) Active Directory
4 271 (57.17%) VMware
5 233 (49.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 226 (47.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 170 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 163 (34.39%) Cisco
9 158 (33.33%) DNS
10 146 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 139 (29.32%) Firewall
12 138 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 137 (28.90%) DHCP
13 137 (28.90%) Exchange Server 2013
14 133 (28.06%) MS Excel
15 131 (27.64%) Citrix
16 128 (27.00%) SAN
16 128 (27.00%) TCP/IP
17 121 (25.53%) Hyper-V
18 116 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 115 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
20 111 (23.42%) LAN
21 110 (23.21%) WAN
22 106 (22.36%) SQL Server
22 106 (22.36%) Windows 7
23 102 (21.52%) ITIL
24 96 (20.25%) NetApp
25 91 (19.20%) Windows 8
26 89 (18.78%) HP
27 88 (18.57%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 226 (47.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 137 (28.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 115 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 85 (17.93%) SharePoint
5 68 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 59 (12.45%) IIS
7 33 (6.96%) Lync
8 19 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.11%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Site Server
14 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 133 (28.06%) MS Excel
2 74 (15.61%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.24%) Office 365
2 11 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.90%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 158 (33.33%) DNS
2 139 (29.32%) Firewall
3 137 (28.90%) DHCP
4 128 (27.00%) TCP/IP
4 128 (27.00%) SAN
5 111 (23.42%) LAN
6 110 (23.21%) WAN
7 87 (18.35%) VPN
8 49 (10.34%) NAS
9 35 (7.38%) Wireless
10 32 (6.75%) VoIP
11 31 (6.54%) VLAN
12 24 (5.06%) Internet
13 23 (4.85%) MPLS
13 23 (4.85%) SMTP
13 23 (4.85%) Ethernet
14 19 (4.01%) iSCSI
15 18 (3.80%) ADSL
16 13 (2.74%) FTP
17 12 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 35 (7.38%) Finance
2 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.32%) Advertising
4 10 (2.11%) Legal
5 9 (1.90%) Retail
6 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) Law
9 4 (0.84%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 119 (25.11%) Support Engineer
2 113 (23.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 65 (13.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 52 (10.97%) Analyst
5 50 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 45 (9.49%) IT Support
7 35 (7.38%) Technical Support
8 33 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (6.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (5.91%) Consultant
11 27 (5.70%) Support Analyst
12 21 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (4.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 20 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
14 19 (4.01%) Technical Support Engineer
15 15 (3.16%) Desktop Support
15 15 (3.16%) Network Engineer
16 14 (2.95%) Administrator
16 14 (2.95%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.64%) Web Services
2 14 (2.95%) .NET
3 4 (0.84%) COM
4 3 (0.63%) EDI
4 3 (0.63%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.42%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.06%) Clustering
2 20 (4.22%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.53%) Replication
5 10 (2.11%) Life Science
6 9 (1.90%) FlexPod
6 9 (1.90%) iPhone
7 8 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.48%) iPad
9 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.63%) Statistics
11 3 (0.63%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 417 (87.97%) Windows
2 233 (49.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 116 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (22.36%) Windows 7
6 91 (19.20%) Windows 8
7 76 (16.03%) Windows XP
8 48 (10.13%) Linux
9 23 (4.85%) Windows Vista
10 15 (3.16%) Android
11 14 (2.95%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.32%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.90%) UNIX
14 6 (1.27%) CentOS
15 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.42%) AIX
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.52%) ITIL
2 43 (9.07%) Migration
3 40 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.49%) Service Delivery
5 25 (5.27%) Change Management
5 25 (5.27%) Service Management
6 22 (4.64%) Mentoring
7 21 (4.43%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (4.43%) ERP
8 19 (4.01%) Business Continuity
9 18 (3.80%) Project Management
10 17 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 16 (3.38%) Incident Management
12 14 (2.95%) Software Deployment
13 12 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (2.53%) Time Management
14 11 (2.32%) Change Control
14 11 (2.32%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.32%) Security Management
15 10 (2.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.35%) SQL
2 67 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.16%) C
4 14 (2.95%) VB.NET
5 13 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.11%) Perl
7 7 (1.48%) VBScript
7 7 (1.48%) VB
8 3 (0.63%) VB6
9 2 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (18.57%) MCSE
3 62 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (12.87%) CCNA
5 60 (12.66%) MCITP
6 46 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (9.28%) MCSA
8 42 (8.86%) MCTS
9 34 (7.17%) MCP
10 25 (5.27%) Degree
11 22 (4.64%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (4.43%) NCDA
13 19 (4.01%) CCA
14 15 (3.16%) JNCIA
15 14 (2.95%) Security Cleared
16 10 (2.11%) CCENT
17 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
18 7 (1.48%) LPIC
19 6 (1.27%) MCDST
20 5 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) GMP
3 1 (0.21%) GLP
System Software
1 313 (66.03%) Active Directory
2 146 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 60 (12.66%) vSphere
5 54 (11.39%) XenDesktop
6 49 (10.34%) XenApp
7 19 (4.01%) Terminal Services
8 15 (3.16%) XenServer
9 14 (2.95%) VMware ESX
10 11 (2.32%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.42%) vCloud
14 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 43 (9.07%) SCCM
2 35 (7.38%) Backup Exec
3 27 (5.70%) SCOM
4 18 (3.80%) WSUS
5 17 (3.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (2.74%) WMI
7 10 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (1.90%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.84%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.84%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.42%) vMotion
10 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.42%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 324 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 271 (57.17%) VMware
3 163 (34.39%) Cisco
4 131 (27.64%) Citrix
5 96 (20.25%) NetApp
6 89 (18.78%) HP
7 52 (10.97%) Symantec
8 50 (10.55%) Dell
9 28 (5.91%) EMC
9 28 (5.91%) Juniper
10 25 (5.27%) McAfee
11 22 (4.64%) WatchGuard
12 20 (4.22%) Sophos
13 19 (4.01%) IBM
14 18 (3.80%) Wyse
15 17 (3.59%) IronPort
16 15 (3.16%) CheckPoint
16 15 (3.16%) Red Hat
17 12 (2.53%) Apple
17 12 (2.53%) Lotus
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