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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 80 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 212 233 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 3.17% 2.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.62% 14.92% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 177 197 175
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
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
1357 1562 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.18% 21.28% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1264 1135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 121 £31,250 -3.84% 21
Cheshire +4 73 £25,000 -15.25% 12
Merseyside +6 12 £22,000 -22.12% 2
Lancashire -14 5 £27,000 -10.00% 7
Cumbria -17 1 £27,500 -35.29%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 391 (89.68%) Windows
2 288 (66.06%) Active Directory
3 281 (64.45%) Microsoft
4 235 (53.90%) VMware
5 212 (48.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 204 (46.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 154 (35.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (35.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 145 (33.26%) DNS
9 131 (30.05%) ITIL
10 124 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 118 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 115 (26.38%) DHCP
13 113 (25.92%) Windows 7
14 111 (25.46%) Cisco
15 106 (24.31%) MS Excel
16 104 (23.85%) Firewall
17 103 (23.62%) Citrix
18 100 (22.94%) SAN
19 97 (22.25%) Hyper-V
20 95 (21.79%) MCSE
21 91 (20.87%) TCP/IP
21 91 (20.87%) SQL Server
22 88 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
23 85 (19.50%) LAN
24 80 (18.35%) VPN
24 80 (18.35%) WAN
25 79 (18.12%) MS Office
26 75 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
27 72 (16.51%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 212 (48.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 118 (27.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 88 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 72 (16.51%) SharePoint
5 39 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (7.80%) IIS
7 31 (7.11%) Lync
8 13 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (24.31%) MS Excel
2 79 (18.12%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) Line 500
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.23%) Agresso
3 1 (0.23%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.84%) Office 365
2 22 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.23%) Route 53
6 1 (0.23%) Heroku
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 145 (33.26%) DNS
2 115 (26.38%) DHCP
3 104 (23.85%) Firewall
4 100 (22.94%) SAN
5 91 (20.87%) TCP/IP
6 85 (19.50%) LAN
7 80 (18.35%) WAN
7 80 (18.35%) VPN
8 40 (9.17%) VoIP
9 35 (8.03%) VLAN
10 23 (5.28%) NAS
11 22 (5.05%) Internet
12 19 (4.36%) Wireless
13 17 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (3.67%) SMTP
14 16 (3.67%) FTP
15 14 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (2.98%) SSL
17 12 (2.75%) Network Security
18 11 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.23%) JIRA
1 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (6.65%) Finance
2 18 (4.13%) Legal
3 12 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.61%) Back Office
5 6 (1.38%) Law
5 6 (1.38%) Advertising
5 6 (1.38%) Retail
5 6 (1.38%) Marketing
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (21.79%) Support Engineer
2 91 (20.87%) Analyst
3 72 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (13.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 48 (11.01%) IT Support
6 47 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 45 (10.32%) Support Analyst
8 36 (8.26%) Administrator
9 28 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
9 28 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 27 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (5.96%) Technical Support
12 23 (5.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 20 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (4.59%) Service Analyst
14 18 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.90%) Consultant
15 17 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 15 (3.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.36%) Web Services
2 10 (2.29%) Middleware
3 3 (0.69%) HTML
3 3 (0.69%) COM
3 3 (0.69%) CSS
4 2 (0.46%) .NET
4 2 (0.46%) XMPP
5 1 (0.23%) jQuery
5 1 (0.23%) HTML5
5 1 (0.23%) REST
5 1 (0.23%) CSS3
5 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.05%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.52%) Clustering
4 11 (2.52%) iPhone
5 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.61%) iPad
7 7 (1.61%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.15%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.92%) Statistics
11 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Photography
12 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 391 (89.68%) Windows
2 204 (46.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (35.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (25.92%) Windows 7
5 75 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (16.28%) Windows 8
7 37 (8.49%) Windows XP
8 29 (6.65%) Linux
9 17 (3.90%) Android
10 9 (2.06%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.83%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.61%) UNIX
12 7 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.92%) Solaris
13 4 (0.92%) Debian
13 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.69%) NetWare
15 2 (0.46%) AIX
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.05%) ITIL
2 34 (7.80%) Service Management
3 28 (6.42%) Incident Management
4 27 (6.19%) Mentoring
5 23 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.59%) Migration
7 19 (4.36%) Business Continuity
7 19 (4.36%) Change Control
8 18 (4.13%) Change Management
9 16 (3.67%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.44%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.21%) Time Management
11 14 (3.21%) Coaching
12 13 (2.98%) Project Management
13 11 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.52%) Load Balancing
14 10 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (2.06%) Information Security
15 9 (2.06%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.37%) SQL
2 25 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.46%) R
3 2 (0.46%) VB
3 2 (0.46%) C
3 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.46%) PHP
4 1 (0.23%) C#
4 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.23%) VBA
4 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (35.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (21.79%) MCSE
3 67 (15.37%) MCITP
4 64 (14.68%) MCSA
5 53 (12.16%) MCP
6 48 (11.01%) MCTS
7 47 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (10.55%) CCNA
9 34 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (6.42%) Degree
11 24 (5.50%) MCDST
12 19 (4.36%) CCENT
13 12 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (2.52%) NCDA
15 9 (2.06%) JNCIA
15 9 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.38%) HND
16 6 (1.38%) CCDP
16 6 (1.38%) CCA
16 6 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.09%) SLA
2 13 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 288 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 124 (28.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (22.25%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.49%) vSphere
5 26 (5.96%) XenApp
5 26 (5.96%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.52%) VMware Server
7 7 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.92%) pfSense
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.92%) XenServer
10 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.46%) Firmware
11 2 (0.46%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.23%) Xen
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 59 (13.53%) SCCM
2 29 (6.65%) SCOM
3 14 (3.21%) WSUS
4 11 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (2.06%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.15%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.15%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.15%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.92%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.92%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.69%) MOM
8 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 281 (64.45%) Microsoft
2 235 (53.90%) VMware
3 111 (25.46%) Cisco
4 103 (23.62%) Citrix
5 62 (14.22%) HP
6 57 (13.07%) NetApp
7 49 (11.24%) Dell
8 22 (5.05%) EMC
9 20 (4.59%) IBM
10 18 (4.13%) Juniper
10 18 (4.13%) AppSense
10 18 (4.13%) Symantec
11 16 (3.67%) McAfee
12 14 (3.21%) Apple
13 13 (2.98%) WatchGuard
14 12 (2.75%) Avaya
15 8 (1.83%) Sophos
15 8 (1.83%) Veeam
16 7 (1.61%) SonicWALL
16 7 (1.61%) Oracle
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