The first table below looks at the demand for MS Exchange skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 76 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 182 243 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.39% 4.37% 3.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.87% 24.11% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 168 202 166
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1079 1008 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.09% 18.14% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 917 852 846
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region.

MS Exchange Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Exchange across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Exchange Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Birmingham +2 85 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Shropshire +4 28 £35,000 +21.73% 2
Solihull -9 17 £33,750 -4.92%
Warwickshire +1 16 £31,500 -25.88% 4
Coventry -31 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Staffordshire -11 10 £21,000 -35.38% 5
Worcestershire -7 3 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Wolverhampton -6 1 £35,000 +12.90%
West Bromwich -8 1 £19,000 -42.42%
Halesowen - 1 £21,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 267 (79.23%) Windows
2 251 (74.48%) Active Directory
3 234 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 213 (63.20%) VMware
5 157 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 146 (43.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 133 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 128 (37.98%) Cisco
9 109 (32.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 105 (31.16%) Citrix
11 97 (28.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 95 (28.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 95 (28.19%) SAN
13 94 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 93 (27.60%) Firewall
15 90 (26.71%) MS Excel
16 88 (26.11%) SQL Server
17 85 (25.22%) MCSE
17 85 (25.22%) Exchange Server 2013
18 77 (22.85%) TCP/IP
19 76 (22.55%) WAN
20 73 (21.66%) LAN
20 73 (21.66%) DNS
21 71 (21.07%) MCITP
22 70 (20.77%) DHCP
22 70 (20.77%) MS Office
22 70 (20.77%) Hyper-V
23 66 (19.58%) Windows 7
24 64 (18.99%) VPN
25 61 (18.10%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 146 (43.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 97 (28.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 95 (28.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 85 (25.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (17.80%) Lync
6 39 (11.57%) SharePoint
7 29 (8.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (6.23%) IIS
9 18 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (4.15%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (2.37%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.78%) Apache
12 6 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
Applications
1 90 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 70 (20.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.30%) Line 500
1 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.30%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.65%) Office 365
2 3 (0.89%) IaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (28.19%) SAN
2 93 (27.60%) Firewall
3 77 (22.85%) TCP/IP
4 76 (22.55%) WAN
5 73 (21.66%) LAN
5 73 (21.66%) DNS
6 70 (20.77%) DHCP
7 64 (18.99%) VPN
8 38 (11.28%) Unified Communications
9 25 (7.42%) Internet
10 24 (7.12%) NAS
11 23 (6.82%) Wireless
12 19 (5.64%) VoIP
13 13 (3.86%) Ethernet
14 12 (3.56%) IP Telephony
15 11 (3.26%) VLAN
15 11 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (2.97%) IPsec
16 10 (2.97%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.48%) MySQL
5 5 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (15.13%) Finance
2 9 (2.67%) Banking
3 8 (2.37%) Law
4 7 (2.08%) Legal
5 4 (1.19%) Retail
5 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Back Office
6 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (24.04%) Analyst
2 63 (18.69%) Consultant
3 59 (17.51%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.35%) Support Analyst
5 34 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (9.79%) Architect
7 30 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (8.61%) Administrator
9 27 (8.01%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (8.01%) IT Support
10 25 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (6.23%) Microsoft Consultant
13 20 (5.93%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (5.64%) Network Analyst
15 18 (5.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 15 (4.45%) Technical Architect
17 14 (4.15%) Network Engineer
17 14 (4.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.37%) .NET
2 6 (1.78%) COM
3 3 (0.89%) Web Services
3 3 (0.89%) XML
3 3 (0.89%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.90%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.42%) Clustering
3 13 (3.86%) Replication
4 9 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.48%) FlexPod
6 4 (1.19%) CMDB
6 4 (1.19%) Celerra
6 4 (1.19%) CLARiiON
7 3 (0.89%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.59%) Handset
8 2 (0.59%) PDA
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 267 (79.23%) Windows
2 157 (46.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (19.58%) Windows 7
5 55 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (14.54%) Windows XP
7 29 (8.61%) Linux
8 24 (7.12%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.67%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.37%) Android
11 7 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.48%) SUSE
12 5 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.19%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.89%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.89%) UNIX
15 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.98%) ITIL
2 36 (10.68%) Migration
3 31 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (7.12%) Project Management
5 14 (4.15%) Data Protection
6 13 (3.86%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (3.86%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (3.26%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.26%) Change Management
8 9 (2.67%) Business Continuity
9 8 (2.37%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.08%) Change Control
11 6 (1.78%) Time Management
12 5 (1.48%) Network Management
12 5 (1.48%) CRM
12 5 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (1.48%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (1.48%) Asset Management
13 4 (1.19%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.87%) SQL
2 7 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.48%) VB
5 3 (0.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.30%) C
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 109 (32.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (25.22%) MCSE
3 71 (21.07%) MCITP
4 44 (13.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (10.68%) MCSA
6 36 (10.68%) CCNA
7 31 (9.20%) MCTS
8 22 (6.53%) MCP
9 21 (6.23%) Degree
10 12 (3.56%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (2.37%) CCNP
12 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.19%) CCIA
13 4 (1.19%) NCDA
13 4 (1.19%) NCIE
13 4 (1.19%) VCAP
13 4 (1.19%) VTSP
13 4 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.97%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 251 (74.48%) Active Directory
2 133 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (20.77%) Hyper-V
4 50 (14.84%) vSphere
5 43 (12.76%) XenApp
6 40 (11.87%) VMware ESX
7 27 (8.01%) XenDesktop
8 24 (7.12%) Terminal Services
8 24 (7.12%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (5.93%) XenServer
10 15 (4.45%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (3.26%) UAG
12 10 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.78%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.78%) IAG
14 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.48%) Terminal Server
14 5 (1.48%) VMware Server
15 4 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (10.68%) SCCM
2 22 (6.53%) SCOM
3 21 (6.23%) Backup Exec
4 18 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (4.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (3.26%) WSUS
7 10 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.78%) Cacti
9 5 (1.48%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.48%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.48%) XenMobile
10 4 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (1.19%) MOM
10 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.30%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 234 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 213 (63.20%) VMware
3 128 (37.98%) Cisco
4 105 (31.16%) Citrix
5 61 (18.10%) HP
6 50 (14.84%) NetApp
7 36 (10.68%) Symantec
8 30 (8.90%) Dell
9 20 (5.93%) EMC
10 18 (5.34%) Avaya
11 16 (4.75%) CheckPoint
12 15 (4.45%) Mitel
13 14 (4.15%) Nortel
13 14 (4.15%) SonicWALL
13 14 (4.15%) Dialogic
14 11 (3.26%) Juniper
15 10 (2.97%) Intel
15 10 (2.97%) IBM
15 10 (2.97%) WatchGuard
16 9 (2.67%) Apple
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
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Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
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