Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MS Exchange skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Exchange over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 63 53
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 82 86 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.71% 3.82% 4.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.72% 22.40% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 147
Cheshire median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% -8.47%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £38,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £29,000 £27,750 £28,750
% change year-on-year +4.50% -3.48% -11.54%

MS Exchange is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 557 384 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.43% 17.04% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 441 341 537
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £55,200
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in Cheshire

MS Exchange
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 30 £20,500 -36.92% 6
Wilmslow +4 15 £22,500 +2.27%
Chester -3 7 £19,000 -32.74% 2
Runcorn -1 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Crewe -3 5 £55,000 +69.23%
Knutsford - 3 £38,500 -
Northwich +5 1 £31,500 +65.79%
Macclesfield -4 1 - - 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Congleton - 1 £30,000 -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 76 (92.68%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
3 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 43 (52.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (43.90%) VMware
9 33 (40.24%) Office 365
10 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (31.71%) Citrix
11 23 (28.05%) DNS
12 22 (26.83%) Hyper-V
13 21 (25.61%) MCITP
13 21 (25.61%) Windows 8
13 21 (25.61%) MCSA
14 20 (24.39%) SQL
14 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
15 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (23.17%) Firewall
16 17 (20.73%) ITIL
16 17 (20.73%) MCP
17 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (17.07%) CCNA
18 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (15.85%) MCSE
19 13 (15.85%) DHCP
19 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (15.85%) Disaster Recovery

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (52.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 42 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Sage 1000
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Office 365
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) IaaS
3 6 (7.32%) SaaS
4 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.10%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) DNS
2 19 (23.17%) Firewall
3 13 (15.85%) DHCP
4 12 (14.63%) LAN
4 12 (14.63%) WAN
5 11 (13.41%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (10.98%) VoIP
6 9 (10.98%) VPN
7 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.44%) Internet
9 2 (2.44%) MPLS
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.22%) DKIM
10 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.22%) PBX
10 1 (1.22%) PPP
10 1 (1.22%) Skype
10 1 (1.22%) VLAN
10 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Support Engineer
3 21 (25.61%) Support Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) IT Support
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) IT Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) VMware Support Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (7.32%) Service Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Support Technician
11 5 (6.10%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) iPad
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) BYOD
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (92.68%) Windows
2 41 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (45.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.61%) Windows 8
5 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.98%) Mac OS X
7 7 (8.54%) Android
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Unix
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.76%) CRM
4 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.32%) Change Management
5 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
5 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) Break/Fix
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps
6 5 (6.10%) Information Security
6 5 (6.10%) Scrum
7 4 (4.88%) ERP
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.88%) Presales
7 4 (4.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.88%) Service Management
8 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.66%) ITSM
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.61%) MCITP
2 21 (25.61%) MCSA
3 17 (20.73%) MCP
4 14 (17.07%) CCNA
4 14 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (15.85%) MCSE
6 9 (10.98%) CCENT
6 9 (10.98%) Degree
7 6 (7.32%) A+ Certification
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.44%) CCA
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.83%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (15.85%) XenApp
5 7 (8.54%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.90%) VMware
3 26 (31.71%) Citrix
4 9 (10.98%) Apple
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Veeam
6 5 (6.10%) Symantec
7 4 (4.88%) Sage
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
8 3 (3.66%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) Sophos
9 2 (2.44%) arcserve
9 2 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) McAfee
9 2 (2.44%) Mitel
9 2 (2.44%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.22%) Trustwave