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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 71 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 184 244 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.41% 4.38% 3.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.83% 24.40% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 167 203 163
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1093 1000 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.27% 17.96% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 931 846 853
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £51,000
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 31 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 31 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 86 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Shropshire +6 29 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Warwickshire 0 17 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Solihull -9 17 £30,000 -15.49%
Coventry -29 16 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Staffordshire -13 10 £21,000 -20.75% 3
Worcestershire -11 2 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Halesowen -1 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £35,000 +12.90%
West Bromwich -7 1 £19,000 -42.42%
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 273 (79.13%) Windows
2 256 (74.20%) Active Directory
3 241 (69.86%) Microsoft
4 221 (64.06%) VMware
5 161 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 153 (44.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 138 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 129 (37.39%) Cisco
9 113 (32.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 112 (32.46%) Citrix
11 102 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 99 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2007
13 97 (28.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 95 (27.54%) SAN
15 94 (27.25%) MS Excel
16 93 (26.96%) Firewall
17 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
18 89 (25.80%) Exchange Server 2013
19 88 (25.51%) MCSE
20 78 (22.61%) TCP/IP
21 77 (22.32%) WAN
22 76 (22.03%) DNS
23 74 (21.45%) LAN
24 73 (21.16%) DHCP
25 72 (20.87%) MS Office
25 72 (20.87%) MCITP
25 72 (20.87%) Hyper-V
26 68 (19.71%) Windows 7
27 65 (18.84%) VPN
28 60 (17.39%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 153 (44.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 102 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 99 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 89 (25.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (16.81%) Lync
6 38 (11.01%) SharePoint
7 28 (8.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (6.09%) IIS
9 18 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (4.06%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (2.32%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.74%) Apache
12 6 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 94 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 72 (20.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.29%) Line 500
1 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) IaaS
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (27.54%) SAN
2 93 (26.96%) Firewall
3 78 (22.61%) TCP/IP
4 77 (22.32%) WAN
5 76 (22.03%) DNS
6 74 (21.45%) LAN
7 73 (21.16%) DHCP
8 65 (18.84%) VPN
9 37 (10.72%) Unified Communications
10 26 (7.54%) Internet
11 24 (6.96%) NAS
12 23 (6.67%) Wireless
13 19 (5.51%) VoIP
14 13 (3.77%) Ethernet
15 12 (3.48%) IP Telephony
16 11 (3.19%) VLAN
16 11 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (2.90%) ADSL
17 10 (2.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.45%) MySQL
6 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.29%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (15.36%) Finance
2 9 (2.61%) Banking
2 9 (2.61%) Legal
3 8 (2.32%) Law
4 4 (1.16%) Retail
4 4 (1.16%) Back Office
4 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (24.06%) Analyst
2 61 (17.68%) Consultant
2 61 (17.68%) Support Engineer
3 47 (13.62%) Support Analyst
4 36 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (10.14%) Architect
6 32 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (8.70%) Administrator
8 29 (8.41%) IT Support
9 28 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Consultant
12 20 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (5.51%) Network Analyst
14 18 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 17 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
16 15 (4.35%) Technical Architect
17 14 (4.06%) Technical Support
17 14 (4.06%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.32%) .NET
2 6 (1.74%) COM
3 3 (0.87%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.87%) Web Services
3 3 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.41%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.96%) Clustering
3 13 (3.77%) Replication
4 9 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.45%) Celerra
5 5 (1.45%) FlexPod
5 5 (1.45%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.16%) CMDB
7 3 (0.87%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.58%) Handset
8 2 (0.58%) PDA
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 273 (79.13%) Windows
2 161 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (28.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (19.71%) Windows 7
5 58 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (14.20%) Windows XP
7 28 (8.12%) Linux
8 24 (6.96%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.61%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.32%) Android
11 7 (2.03%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.45%) SUSE
13 4 (1.16%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.87%) UNIX
15 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.17%) ITIL
2 35 (10.14%) Migration
3 32 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (6.96%) Project Management
5 13 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
5 13 (3.77%) Data Protection
5 13 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (3.48%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.19%) Change Management
8 9 (2.61%) Business Continuity
9 8 (2.32%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.03%) Change Control
10 7 (2.03%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (1.74%) Time Management
12 5 (1.45%) Network Management
12 5 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (1.45%) Validation
12 5 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (1.45%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.59%) SQL
2 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.74%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.45%) VB
5 3 (0.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) C
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (32.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (25.51%) MCSE
3 72 (20.87%) MCITP
4 46 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (10.72%) MCSA
7 36 (10.43%) CCNA
8 31 (8.99%) MCTS
9 23 (6.67%) MCP
10 21 (6.09%) Degree
11 13 (3.77%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.61%) SC Cleared
14 8 (2.32%) CCNP
15 5 (1.45%) NCDA
15 5 (1.45%) NCIE
15 5 (1.45%) VCAP
15 5 (1.45%) VTSP
15 5 (1.45%) CCIA
15 5 (1.45%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (74.20%) Active Directory
2 138 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (20.87%) Hyper-V
4 55 (15.94%) vSphere
5 48 (13.91%) XenApp
6 42 (12.17%) VMware ESX
7 30 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 25 (7.25%) Terminal Services
9 24 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (5.80%) XenServer
11 14 (4.06%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (2.90%) UAG
13 9 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.74%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.74%) IAG
15 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (1.45%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.45%) vCloud
15 5 (1.45%) Terminal Server
16 4 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (10.43%) SCCM
2 22 (6.38%) SCOM
3 21 (6.09%) Backup Exec
4 18 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (3.19%) WSUS
7 9 (2.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.74%) Cacti
9 5 (1.45%) XenMobile
9 5 (1.45%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.45%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.87%) MOM
12 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 241 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 221 (64.06%) VMware
3 129 (37.39%) Cisco
4 112 (32.46%) Citrix
5 60 (17.39%) HP
6 50 (14.49%) NetApp
7 35 (10.14%) Symantec
8 31 (8.99%) Dell
9 21 (6.09%) EMC
10 18 (5.22%) Avaya
11 16 (4.64%) CheckPoint
12 15 (4.35%) Mitel
13 14 (4.06%) Nortel
13 14 (4.06%) SonicWALL
13 14 (4.06%) Dialogic
14 11 (3.19%) Juniper
15 10 (2.90%) Intel
15 10 (2.90%) IBM
15 10 (2.90%) WatchGuard
16 9 (2.61%) Apple
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + standard corp bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23240.00 - £25526.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago