The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 72 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 181 228 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.31% 4.13% 3.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.09% 22.91% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 156 202 159
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 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1059 995 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.35% 18.01% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 892 874 843
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 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 1 September 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 1 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
Birmingham -2 78 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Shropshire +5 23 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Warwickshire +2 17 £31,500 -25.88%
Solihull +8 16 £37,500 +18.11% 1
Coventry -28 16 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Staffordshire -7 11 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Wolverhampton +3 5 £24,000 -22.58%
Dudley +1 3 £30,000 -3.22%
Worcestershire -9 3 £32,500 +1.56% 1
West Bromwich +4 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Walsall - 2 £31,500 - 2
Halesowen -1 1 £21,000 -16.00%
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 304 (80.64%) Windows
2 265 (70.29%) Microsoft
2 265 (70.29%) Active Directory
3 246 (65.25%) VMware
4 182 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 177 (46.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 153 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 147 (38.99%) Citrix
8 128 (33.95%) Cisco
9 126 (33.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 116 (30.77%) SAN
11 112 (29.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 107 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 107 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 105 (27.85%) MS Excel
14 104 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 102 (27.06%) MCSE
15 102 (27.06%) Firewall
16 98 (25.99%) SQL Server
17 93 (24.67%) Hyper-V
18 84 (22.28%) DNS
19 80 (21.22%) DHCP
20 79 (20.95%) MCITP
21 78 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
22 75 (19.89%) TCP/IP
23 72 (19.10%) WAN
23 72 (19.10%) LAN
23 72 (19.10%) MS Office
23 72 (19.10%) vSphere
24 70 (18.57%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 177 (46.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 112 (29.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 107 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 104 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (15.92%) Lync
6 48 (12.73%) SharePoint
7 30 (7.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (6.37%) IIS
9 21 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (3.71%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.06%) Apache
15 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
Applications
1 105 (27.85%) MS Excel
2 72 (19.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.27%) Line 500
1 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.41%) Office 365
2 3 (0.80%) IaaS
2 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.77%) SAN
2 102 (27.06%) Firewall
3 84 (22.28%) DNS
4 80 (21.22%) DHCP
5 75 (19.89%) TCP/IP
6 72 (19.10%) LAN
6 72 (19.10%) WAN
7 65 (17.24%) VPN
8 37 (9.81%) Unified Communications
9 28 (7.43%) NAS
10 24 (6.37%) Internet
11 22 (5.84%) Wireless
12 21 (5.57%) VoIP
13 16 (4.24%) IP Telephony
14 12 (3.18%) VLAN
14 12 (3.18%) Ethernet
15 11 (2.92%) IPsec
16 10 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (2.39%) ADSL
18 8 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.59%) MySQL
6 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) Informix
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 56 (14.85%) Finance
2 11 (2.92%) Legal
3 9 (2.39%) Banking
4 8 (2.12%) Law
5 5 (1.33%) Back Office
6 4 (1.06%) Retail
6 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (22.28%) Analyst
2 66 (17.51%) Support Engineer
3 64 (16.98%) Consultant
4 49 (13.00%) Support Analyst
5 40 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (9.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (9.81%) IT Support
7 34 (9.02%) Architect
8 32 (8.49%) Administrator
9 30 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (5.57%) Microsoft Consultant
14 18 (4.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 17 (4.51%) Network Analyst
16 16 (4.24%) IT Support Analyst
16 16 (4.24%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (4.24%) Network Engineer
17 14 (3.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.12%) .NET
2 7 (1.86%) COM
3 4 (1.06%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.80%) Web Services
4 3 (0.80%) XML
4 3 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.49%) Clustering
2 31 (8.22%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.18%) Replication
4 10 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.12%) CLARiiON
6 8 (2.12%) Celerra
7 5 (1.33%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.06%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.06%) CMDB
9 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.53%) PDA
10 2 (0.53%) Handset
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) AS400
11 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 304 (80.64%) Windows
2 182 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (28.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (17.77%) Windows 7
6 46 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 32 (8.49%) Linux
8 23 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.65%) Android
10 9 (2.39%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.86%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.33%) SUSE
12 5 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.33%) UNIX
13 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.06%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.53%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.71%) ITIL
2 39 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (9.28%) Migration
4 25 (6.63%) Project Management
5 17 (4.51%) Change Control
6 15 (3.98%) Load Balancing
7 14 (3.71%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (3.71%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (3.18%) Data Protection
9 11 (2.92%) Change Management
9 11 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (2.12%) Service Delivery
11 7 (1.86%) Business Continuity
11 7 (1.86%) Time Management
11 7 (1.86%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (1.59%) Network Management
12 6 (1.59%) Validation
12 6 (1.59%) Service Management
13 5 (1.33%) CRM
13 5 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.00%) SQL
2 14 (3.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.59%) VB
4 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.06%) VBScript
4 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.53%) R
6 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (33.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (27.06%) MCSE
3 79 (20.95%) MCITP
4 54 (14.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 48 (12.73%) MCSA
6 40 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (9.28%) CCNA
8 31 (8.22%) MCTS
9 24 (6.37%) MCP
10 22 (5.84%) Degree
11 16 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (3.18%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.65%) CCA
14 8 (2.12%) CCEA
14 8 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.12%) NCDA
14 8 (2.12%) NCIE
14 8 (2.12%) VCAP
14 8 (2.12%) VTSP
14 8 (2.12%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 265 (70.29%) Active Directory
2 153 (40.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (24.67%) Hyper-V
4 72 (19.10%) vSphere
5 67 (17.77%) XenApp
6 49 (13.00%) VMware ESX
7 35 (9.28%) XenDesktop
8 26 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (5.57%) Terminal Services
10 20 (5.31%) XenServer
11 15 (3.98%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (2.39%) UAG
14 8 (2.12%) vCloud
14 8 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.59%) ISA Server
15 6 (1.59%) IAG
16 4 (1.06%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (9.81%) SCCM
2 27 (7.16%) SCOM
3 20 (5.31%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (2.39%) WSUS
7 8 (2.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (1.86%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.59%) Cacti
10 5 (1.33%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.33%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.06%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.53%) MOM
13 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
14 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 265 (70.29%) Microsoft
2 246 (65.25%) VMware
3 147 (38.99%) Citrix
4 128 (33.95%) Cisco
5 70 (18.57%) HP
6 61 (16.18%) NetApp
7 34 (9.02%) Symantec
7 34 (9.02%) Dell
8 27 (7.16%) EMC
9 20 (5.31%) CheckPoint
10 19 (5.04%) SonicWALL
11 18 (4.77%) Avaya
12 15 (3.98%) Mitel
13 14 (3.71%) Nortel
13 14 (3.71%) Dialogic
14 12 (3.18%) 3PAR
15 11 (2.92%) IBM
16 10 (2.65%) Apple
16 10 (2.65%) WatchGuard
17 8 (2.12%) Intel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bucknell, Shropshire
Network ITR
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 per annum + car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + bonus + pension + healt
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Realistic OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JLL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago