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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 87 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 213 194 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.88% 2.84% 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.34% 14.79% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 181 174 197
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,400 £44,650
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
1597 1312 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.61% 19.22% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1145 1331
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,550 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -18 103 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Cheshire +19 60 £32,500 +30.00% 7
Lancashire -9 20 £31,500 +26.00% 6
Merseyside +9 17 £45,000 +9.09% 4
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 22 September 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.

1 360 (78.95%) Windows
2 305 (66.89%) Microsoft
3 237 (51.97%) Active Directory
4 229 (50.22%) VMware
5 219 (48.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 195 (42.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 177 (38.82%) MS Excel
8 147 (32.24%) Citrix
9 136 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 132 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 132 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 130 (28.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 118 (25.88%) ITIL
12 118 (25.88%) Hyper-V
13 113 (24.78%) TCP/IP
14 112 (24.56%) SAN
15 110 (24.12%) Windows 7
16 105 (23.03%) Cisco
17 104 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
18 94 (20.61%) DNS
19 90 (19.74%) Firewall
20 88 (19.30%) MCSE
21 85 (18.64%) MS Office
22 84 (18.42%) SQL Server
23 83 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2013
24 75 (16.45%) SQL
25 73 (16.01%) DHCP
26 71 (15.57%) VPN
27 70 (15.35%) vSphere
28 66 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 195 (42.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 104 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 83 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 63 (13.82%) Lync
6 61 (13.38%) SharePoint
7 33 (7.24%) IIS
8 13 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.32%) Zimbra
12 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.32%) GroupWise
12 6 (1.32%) Site Server
13 5 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.44%) Confluence
15 2 (0.44%) Apache
16 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 177 (38.82%) MS Excel
2 85 (18.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
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
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.99%) Office 365
2 7 (1.54%) SaaS
2 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.44%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (24.78%) TCP/IP
2 112 (24.56%) SAN
3 94 (20.61%) DNS
4 90 (19.74%) Firewall
5 73 (16.01%) DHCP
6 71 (15.57%) VPN
7 66 (14.47%) WAN
8 58 (12.72%) LAN
9 47 (10.31%) NAS
10 30 (6.58%) VoIP
11 24 (5.26%) Unified Communications
12 23 (5.04%) MPLS
13 22 (4.82%) Internet
14 19 (4.17%) iSCSI
15 15 (3.29%) SMTP
15 15 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.63%) VLAN
16 12 (2.63%) SNMP
17 11 (2.41%) ADSL
18 10 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.88%) MS Access
7 4 (0.88%) MySQL
8 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.44%) OLAP
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
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%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 57 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) Legal
3 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.75%) Back Office
5 6 (1.32%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (19.08%) Support Engineer
2 74 (16.23%) Analyst
3 59 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (10.75%) IT Support
5 45 (9.87%) Support Analyst
6 35 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (5.70%) Consultant
10 24 (5.26%) Team Leader
11 23 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (4.82%) Messaging Engineer
13 18 (3.95%) Service Analyst
13 18 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
14 17 (3.73%) Exchange Engineer
15 16 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
16 15 (3.29%) Citrix Engineer
16 15 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 14 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 13 (2.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.36%) .NET
2 9 (1.97%) Web Services
3 2 (0.44%) XMPP
3 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.44%) COM
4 1 (0.22%) WSH
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.22%) ODBC
4 1 (0.22%) CSS
4 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) HTML5
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.65%) Blackberry
2 31 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.36%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.48%) Clustering
5 18 (3.95%) iPhone
6 16 (3.51%) Fat Client
6 16 (3.51%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.75%) PKI
8 8 (1.75%) Replication
8 8 (1.75%) Firmware
9 7 (1.54%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.10%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.88%) CMDB
11 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.66%) Kindle
12 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 360 (78.95%) Windows
2 219 (48.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 110 (24.12%) Windows 7
6 65 (14.25%) Windows XP
7 56 (12.28%) Linux
8 36 (7.89%) UNIX
9 35 (7.68%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.41%) CentOS
11 9 (1.97%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.75%) Android
13 7 (1.54%) AIX
14 6 (1.32%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (25.88%) ITIL
2 43 (9.43%) Change Management
3 34 (7.46%) Project Management
4 33 (7.24%) Incident Management
5 31 (6.80%) Problem Management
6 28 (6.14%) Load Balancing
7 26 (5.70%) Service Management
8 22 (4.82%) Migration
9 20 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (3.73%) Information Security
12 17 (3.73%) Line Management
13 16 (3.51%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.85%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.63%) Change Control
15 12 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (2.41%) CRM
17 10 (2.19%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (16.45%) SQL
2 17 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.41%) VB.NET
4 10 (2.19%) Perl
5 7 (1.54%) C#
6 6 (1.32%) VB
6 6 (1.32%) Java
7 5 (1.10%) PHP
7 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 130 (28.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (19.30%) MCSE
3 55 (12.06%) MCITP
4 44 (9.65%) MCSA
5 42 (9.21%) MCTS
6 38 (8.33%) CCNA
6 38 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (8.11%) Degree
8 35 (7.68%) MCP
9 26 (5.70%) Citrix Certification
10 25 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (3.95%) CCA
12 16 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.07%) Security Cleared
13 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.75%) NCDA
15 6 (1.32%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.88%) VCP4
16 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.99%) SLA
2 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) BS7799
4 2 (0.44%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) GMP
4 2 (0.44%) GLP
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 237 (51.97%) Active Directory
2 132 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (25.88%) Hyper-V
4 70 (15.35%) vSphere
5 60 (13.16%) XenApp
6 45 (9.87%) XenDesktop
7 26 (5.70%) XenServer
8 16 (3.51%) VMware ESX
8 16 (3.51%) Terminal Services
9 14 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.75%) UAG
10 8 (1.75%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.88%) vCloud
14 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.66%) NFS
14 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (9.21%) SCCM
2 23 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 16 (3.51%) WSUS
5 15 (3.29%) SCOM
6 11 (2.41%) HP SIM
7 8 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.88%) OpenNMS
9 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.88%) Puppet
9 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.66%) Nagios
10 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 305 (66.89%) Microsoft
2 229 (50.22%) VMware
3 147 (32.24%) Citrix
4 105 (23.03%) Cisco
5 62 (13.60%) HP
6 57 (12.50%) NetApp
7 39 (8.55%) Symantec
8 26 (5.70%) Dell
9 17 (3.73%) Oracle
10 15 (3.29%) McAfee
11 14 (3.07%) Veeam
11 14 (3.07%) Juniper
12 12 (2.63%) Sophos
12 12 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.63%) EMC
13 10 (2.19%) Sage
14 9 (1.97%) Novell
15 8 (1.75%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.54%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.54%) Lotus
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