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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 86 91 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 216 222 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.01% 3.01% 3.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.95% 16.72% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 187 193 268
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1445 1328 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.14% 18.02% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1131 1278
Average salary £36,250 £36,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 17 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 17 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 +13 145 £32,500 +8.33% 32
Cheshire -13 43 £37,500 - 14
Merseyside -11 15 £32,000 +17.43% 2
Lancashire +3 12 £28,500 +8.57% 3
Cumbria +1 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 344 (80.94%) Windows
2 321 (75.53%) Microsoft
3 252 (59.29%) VMware
4 250 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 198 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 191 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 171 (40.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 163 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 153 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 141 (33.18%) MS Excel
11 129 (30.35%) Cisco
12 125 (29.41%) Citrix
13 117 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 110 (25.88%) ITIL
15 101 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 97 (22.82%) WAN
17 96 (22.59%) MCSE
17 96 (22.59%) Hyper-V
18 94 (22.12%) SQL Server
19 91 (21.41%) SQL
19 91 (21.41%) LAN
20 89 (20.94%) Windows 7
20 89 (20.94%) Exchange Server 2003
21 88 (20.71%) Windows XP
22 84 (19.76%) SAN
23 82 (19.29%) Exchange Server 2013
24 80 (18.82%) MS Office
24 80 (18.82%) Firewall
25 79 (18.59%) HP
26 77 (18.12%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 17 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
1 191 (44.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 117 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 89 (20.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 82 (19.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 56 (13.18%) Lync
5 56 (13.18%) SharePoint
6 50 (11.76%) IIS
7 32 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2000
10 10 (2.35%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.12%) Apache
11 9 (2.12%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (0.71%) Site Server
14 2 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 141 (33.18%) MS Excel
2 80 (18.82%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.24%) Line 500
3 1 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.47%) Office 365
2 12 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (22.82%) WAN
2 91 (21.41%) LAN
3 84 (19.76%) SAN
4 80 (18.82%) Firewall
5 77 (18.12%) TCP/IP
6 71 (16.71%) DNS
7 56 (13.18%) DHCP
8 46 (10.82%) VPN
9 37 (8.71%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (8.47%) Internet
11 23 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (4.94%) VoIP
13 15 (3.53%) Unified Communications
14 11 (2.59%) NAS
15 10 (2.35%) IP Telephony
16 9 (2.12%) Wireless
16 9 (2.12%) Network Security
17 8 (1.88%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.88%) VLAN
17 8 (1.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) MS Access
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
General
1 55 (12.94%) Finance
2 10 (2.35%) Law
3 8 (1.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.88%) Retail
4 7 (1.65%) Marketing
5 4 (0.94%) Advertising
5 4 (0.94%) Banking
6 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (22.35%) Support Engineer
2 90 (21.18%) Analyst
3 57 (13.41%) Support Analyst
4 54 (12.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (11.76%) Consultant
5 50 (11.76%) IT Support
6 45 (10.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 43 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (7.76%) Technical Consultant
9 23 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
12 18 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 17 (4.00%) Desktop Support
14 16 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (3.76%) Systems Support
15 15 (3.53%) Administrator
16 14 (3.29%) Service Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) IT Support Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.35%) Web Services
2 6 (1.41%) WSH
3 5 (1.18%) .NET
4 3 (0.71%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.47%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.71%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.00%) Clustering
2 17 (4.00%) iPhone
3 16 (3.76%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.76%) Thin Client
4 8 (1.88%) iPad
5 7 (1.65%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.18%) HP StorageWorks
8 4 (0.94%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.24%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.24%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 344 (80.94%) Windows
2 198 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 171 (40.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 101 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (20.94%) Windows 7
6 88 (20.71%) Windows XP
7 46 (10.82%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.94%) Linux
9 13 (3.06%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.41%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.94%) Android
13 3 (0.71%) CentOS
14 2 (0.47%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.47%) UNIX
15 1 (0.24%) Fedora
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.24%) AIX
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.88%) ITIL
2 36 (8.47%) Project Management
3 29 (6.82%) Problem Management
4 25 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (5.65%) Migration
6 23 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 23 (5.41%) Change Control
7 21 (4.94%) Change Management
8 18 (4.24%) Service Management
8 18 (4.24%) PRINCE2
9 15 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (3.29%) Software Deployment
11 13 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (3.06%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (2.82%) Load Balancing
13 11 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (1.88%) Use Case
15 8 (1.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.41%) SQL
2 10 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.65%) VB
4 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.47%) C
6 2 (0.47%) 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%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (22.59%) MCSE
3 75 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (17.41%) CCNA
5 60 (14.12%) MCITP
6 55 (12.94%) MCTS
7 49 (11.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (9.65%) MCSA
9 36 (8.47%) MCP
10 25 (5.88%) Security Cleared
11 23 (5.41%) NCDA
12 20 (4.71%) SC Cleared
13 16 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (3.29%) Degree
15 13 (3.06%) CCA
16 11 (2.59%) CCEE
17 6 (1.41%) HP AIS
17 6 (1.41%) HP ASE
17 6 (1.41%) JNCIS
18 5 (1.18%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.41%) SLA
2 11 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.18%) BS7799
4 1 (0.24%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 250 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 163 (38.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (22.59%) Hyper-V
4 72 (16.94%) vSphere
5 45 (10.59%) XenApp
6 28 (6.59%) XenDesktop
7 26 (6.12%) XenServer
8 17 (4.00%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.76%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.12%) ISA Server
10 9 (2.12%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.18%) UAG
14 4 (0.94%) vCloud
14 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.71%) Xen
15 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.71%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 53 (12.47%) SCCM
2 46 (10.82%) SCOM
3 15 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.41%) MOM
6 6 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.41%) WSUS
6 6 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.71%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.47%) Puppet
9 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.47%) Nagios
9 2 (0.47%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 321 (75.53%) Microsoft
2 252 (59.29%) VMware
3 129 (30.35%) Cisco
4 125 (29.41%) Citrix
5 79 (18.59%) HP
6 69 (16.24%) NetApp
7 29 (6.82%) Symantec
8 27 (6.35%) Avaya
9 19 (4.47%) Dell
9 19 (4.47%) EMC
10 15 (3.53%) McAfee
11 11 (2.59%) Apple
11 11 (2.59%) Brocade
11 11 (2.59%) Lotus
11 11 (2.59%) ProCurve
12 9 (2.12%) Mitel
13 8 (1.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 8 (1.88%) BMC
13 8 (1.88%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.88%) Kaspersky
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