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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 82 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 230 188 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.10% 2.72% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.48% 13.65% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 198 167 219
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
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
1588 1377 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.41% 19.91% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1199 1285
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +4 126 £32,500 +6.55% 31
Cheshire +10 49 £37,500 +36.36% 8
Lancashire +11 38 £31,500 +14.54% 7
Merseyside +8 12 £40,000 - 3
Cumbria +2 4 £32,500 +4.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 371 (79.44%) Windows
2 308 (65.95%) Microsoft
3 282 (60.39%) Active Directory
4 222 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 204 (43.68%) VMware
6 178 (38.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 170 (36.40%) MS Excel
8 152 (32.55%) Citrix
9 141 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 137 (29.34%) DNS
11 135 (28.91%) SAN
11 135 (28.91%) Hyper-V
12 134 (28.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 133 (28.48%) TCP/IP
14 131 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 124 (26.55%) Cisco
16 120 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 118 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
18 117 (25.05%) ITIL
19 104 (22.27%) DHCP
20 103 (22.06%) Windows 7
21 96 (20.56%) MCSE
21 96 (20.56%) Firewall
22 95 (20.34%) MS Office
23 92 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
24 76 (16.27%) SQL Server
25 75 (16.06%) SQL
25 75 (16.06%) NAS
26 74 (15.85%) SharePoint
26 74 (15.85%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 178 (38.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 118 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 92 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (15.85%) SharePoint
5 64 (13.70%) Lync
6 51 (10.92%) IIS
7 40 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.28%) GroupWise
12 6 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.28%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.86%) Apache
14 3 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.43%) Site Server
15 2 (0.43%) Confluence
16 1 (0.21%) TPMS
Applications
1 170 (36.40%) MS Excel
2 95 (20.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.43%) Route 53
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 137 (29.34%) DNS
2 135 (28.91%) SAN
3 133 (28.48%) TCP/IP
4 104 (22.27%) DHCP
5 96 (20.56%) Firewall
6 75 (16.06%) NAS
7 74 (15.85%) WAN
8 72 (15.42%) VPN
9 65 (13.92%) LAN
10 36 (7.71%) VoIP
11 35 (7.49%) SMTP
12 32 (6.85%) MPLS
13 24 (5.14%) iSCSI
14 20 (4.28%) Unified Communications
14 20 (4.28%) NetScaler
15 16 (3.43%) Internet
16 14 (3.00%) Wireless
17 12 (2.57%) VLAN
17 12 (2.57%) Ethernet
18 11 (2.36%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.86%) MySQL
8 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.43%) MS Access
9 2 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 65 (13.92%) Finance
2 11 (2.36%) Legal
2 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.14%) Back Office
4 7 (1.50%) Law
5 6 (1.28%) Games
5 6 (1.28%) Retail
6 4 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (15.42%) Support Engineer
1 72 (15.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (13.49%) Analyst
3 42 (8.99%) Support Analyst
4 37 (7.92%) IT Support
5 35 (7.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (6.21%) Team Leader
6 29 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (5.35%) Consultant
8 19 (4.07%) Messaging Engineer
8 19 (4.07%) Citrix Engineer
9 17 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (3.43%) Citrix Support
10 16 (3.43%) Network Engineer
10 16 (3.43%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (3.21%) Server Engineer
12 13 (2.78%) Exchange Engineer
12 13 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.06%) .NET
2 12 (2.57%) Web Services
3 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.64%) EDI
4 3 (0.64%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.43%) XMPP
5 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.43%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.14%) Management Information System
1 38 (8.14%) Clustering
2 36 (7.71%) Blackberry
3 34 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.14%) Replication
6 9 (1.93%) iPhone
7 7 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.28%) Life Science
9 5 (1.07%) PKI
10 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.86%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.64%) User Experience
11 3 (0.64%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.64%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.43%) Statistics
12 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 371 (79.44%) Windows
2 222 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 134 (28.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (22.06%) Windows 7
6 71 (15.20%) Linux
7 65 (13.92%) Windows XP
8 42 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 38 (8.14%) UNIX
10 15 (3.21%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.14%) CentOS
12 10 (2.14%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.50%) Android
14 6 (1.28%) AIX
15 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.05%) ITIL
2 41 (8.78%) Change Management
3 39 (8.35%) Project Management
4 37 (7.92%) Load Balancing
5 35 (7.49%) Migration
6 26 (5.57%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (4.28%) Line Management
9 19 (4.07%) Mentoring
10 18 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 17 (3.64%) Service Management
12 16 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.21%) Information Security
14 12 (2.57%) ERP
14 12 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (2.36%) Service Desk Management
16 10 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (2.14%) Business Continuity
16 10 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (16.06%) SQL
2 56 (11.99%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.78%) VB.NET
4 26 (5.57%) Perl
5 14 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.93%) Java
7 8 (1.71%) VB
8 7 (1.50%) PHP
8 7 (1.50%) C#
9 5 (1.07%) C
10 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 141 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (20.56%) MCSE
3 67 (14.35%) MCITP
4 58 (12.42%) MCSA
5 43 (9.21%) MCTS
6 42 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (8.78%) MCP
7 41 (8.78%) CCNA
8 39 (8.35%) Citrix Certification
9 38 (8.14%) Degree
10 32 (6.85%) CCA
11 30 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (4.07%) Security Cleared
13 17 (3.64%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.71%) JNCIA
14 8 (1.71%) LPIC
15 7 (1.50%) A+ Certification
16 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) BS7799
4 1 (0.21%) GMP
4 1 (0.21%) GLP
4 1 (0.21%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 282 (60.39%) Active Directory
2 135 (28.91%) Hyper-V
3 120 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (14.99%) XenApp
5 69 (14.78%) vSphere
6 49 (10.49%) XenDesktop
7 23 (4.93%) XenServer
7 23 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.43%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.21%) Terminal Services
10 10 (2.14%) Firmware
11 5 (1.07%) UAG
12 3 (0.64%) NFS
12 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 41 (8.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 34 (7.28%) Backup Exec
2 34 (7.28%) SCCM
3 22 (4.71%) WSUS
4 15 (3.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (1.93%) WMI
6 8 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (1.71%) HP SIM
7 7 (1.50%) SCOM
8 5 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.86%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.64%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.43%) Nagios
11 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 308 (65.95%) Microsoft
2 204 (43.68%) VMware
3 152 (32.55%) Citrix
4 124 (26.55%) Cisco
5 65 (13.92%) Symantec
6 64 (13.70%) HP
7 46 (9.85%) NetApp
8 32 (6.85%) Dell
9 24 (5.14%) Juniper
10 22 (4.71%) Sophos
11 20 (4.28%) EMC
12 19 (4.07%) Red Hat
12 19 (4.07%) IronPort
13 15 (3.21%) McAfee
13 15 (3.21%) Oracle
14 12 (2.57%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.36%) WatchGuard
16 10 (2.14%) Lotus
16 10 (2.14%) Avaya
17 8 (1.71%) Veeam
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