Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 149 174
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 46 82 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.58% 11.60% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 106
Median annual salary £45,000 £29,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.17% -9.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,225 £20,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £43,300 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +55.17% +5.45% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 480 707 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.72% 13.42% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 404 572 798
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,345 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £85,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £41,709 £43,450
% change year-on-year +13.88% -4.01% +2.24%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in Manchester.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in Manchester

MS Exchange
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 2021. 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
Stockport +23 1 £24,000 +6.67% 1
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
MS Exchange
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, IT jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
3 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 31 (67.39%) DNS
5 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
6 25 (54.35%) Firewall
6 25 (54.35%) VMware
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft 365
7 24 (52.17%) Cisco
8 22 (47.83%) DHCP
9 20 (43.48%) Azure
10 18 (39.13%) Citrix
11 17 (36.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
11 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (30.43%) VoIP
13 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
13 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
14 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (26.09%) LAN
14 12 (26.09%) WAN
14 12 (26.09%) VPN
15 11 (23.91%) AWS
15 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
16 10 (21.74%) Veeam
16 10 (21.74%) SQL
16 10 (21.74%) ITIL
16 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (43.48%) Azure
3 11 (23.91%) AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) DNS
2 25 (54.35%) Firewall
3 22 (47.83%) DHCP
4 14 (30.43%) VoIP
5 12 (26.09%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) VPN
5 12 (26.09%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
7 9 (19.57%) Network Security
8 8 (17.39%) FTP
8 8 (17.39%) IP Telephony
8 8 (17.39%) IPsec
8 8 (17.39%) SSL
8 8 (17.39%) VLAN
8 8 (17.39%) WLAN
9 7 (15.22%) SAN
10 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.17%) Skype
11 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (17.39%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Support
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (17.39%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 8 (17.39%) CRM
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (17.39%) Storage Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Case Management
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Practice Management
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCNA
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCP
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 9 (19.57%) SSCP
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (17.39%) MCITP
3 8 (17.39%) MCSA
3 8 (17.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) GDPR
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) WSUS
2 7 (15.22%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 24 (52.17%) Cisco
4 18 (39.13%) Citrix
5 10 (21.74%) Veeam
6 9 (19.57%) Sophos
7 8 (17.39%) ZyXEL
8 5 (10.87%) HP
8 5 (10.87%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (8.70%) Dell
9 4 (8.70%) EMC
10 3 (6.52%) Avaya
10 3 (6.52%) NetApp
11 1 (2.17%) Draytek
11 1 (2.17%) ESET
11 1 (2.17%) Juniper
11 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.17%) Splunk