Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 148 114
Rank change year-on-year +10 -34 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 267 317 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.21% 2.11% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.74% 13.25% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 236 282 358
Midlands median annual salary £36,327 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.09% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,812 2,393 2,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.00% 15.90% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,944 2,008
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,575 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.22%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
West Midlands +24 194 £38,000 +26.67% 24
East Midlands -9 73 £32,500 +4.26% 20
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 244 (91.39%) Windows
2 206 (77.15%) Active Directory
3 202 (75.66%) Microsoft
3 202 (75.66%) VMware
4 150 (56.18%) Windows Server
5 121 (45.32%) Office 365
6 107 (40.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 105 (39.33%) Hyper-V
8 87 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (31.84%) Cisco
10 77 (28.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (28.09%) Citrix
12 74 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 72 (26.97%) DNS
14 71 (26.59%) SAN
15 68 (25.47%) DHCP
16 66 (24.72%) Firewall
17 63 (23.60%) TCP/IP
18 62 (23.22%) VLAN
19 59 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 57 (21.35%) Clustering
21 56 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
22 54 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2003
23 52 (19.48%) SQL
24 49 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
25 48 (17.98%) HP
26 47 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 46 (17.23%) WAN
27 46 (17.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 45 (16.85%) LAN

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 54 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 43 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.24%) IIS
6 12 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.62%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 121 (45.32%) Office 365
2 56 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.87%) SaaS
6 3 (1.12%) IaaS
6 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 72 (26.97%) DNS
2 71 (26.59%) SAN
3 68 (25.47%) DHCP
4 66 (24.72%) Firewall
5 63 (23.60%) TCP/IP
6 62 (23.22%) VLAN
7 46 (17.23%) WAN
8 45 (16.85%) LAN
9 27 (10.11%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (8.24%) VoIP
11 20 (7.49%) IPsec
12 18 (6.74%) MPLS
13 17 (6.37%) NAS
14 13 (4.87%) Kerberos
15 12 (4.49%) SNMP
15 12 (4.49%) WLAN
16 10 (3.75%) VPN
17 8 (3.00%) Skype
18 6 (2.25%) Spanning Tree
18 6 (2.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.12%) MySQL
3 5 (1.87%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (7.12%) Finance
2 13 (4.87%) Retail
3 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Advertising
5 3 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Analyst
2 37 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 35 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (11.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (10.49%) IT Support
6 27 (10.11%) IT Engineer
6 27 (10.11%) Support Analyst
7 25 (9.36%) Infrastructure Support
8 24 (8.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (6.74%) IT Support Engineer
10 17 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (5.62%) Implementation Engineer
12 14 (5.24%) Senior Implementation Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Consultant
14 12 (4.49%) Active Directory Analyst
14 12 (4.49%) IT Analyst
14 12 (4.49%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.24%) LDAP
2 2 (0.75%) .NET
2 2 (0.75%) CSS
2 2 (0.75%) HTML
2 2 (0.75%) WAP
3 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.37%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.35%) Clustering
2 37 (13.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.12%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (5.24%) Driving Licence
7 12 (4.49%) HP StoreVirtual
8 8 (3.00%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.00%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.87%) PKI
9 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.50%) Replication
11 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.12%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.75%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.75%) Online Games
12 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 244 (91.39%) Windows
2 150 (56.18%) Windows Server
3 87 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (28.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (27.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (15.36%) Linux
7 39 (14.61%) Windows 7
8 29 (10.86%) Windows 10
9 19 (7.12%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.75%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.87%) Unix
12 3 (1.12%) Android
13 2 (0.75%) CentOS
13 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (11.99%) Patch Management
4 30 (11.24%) ITIL
5 26 (9.74%) Network Load Balancing
6 24 (8.99%) Project Management
7 20 (7.49%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.12%) High Availability
8 19 (7.12%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.74%) Network Design
10 17 (6.37%) Change Management
11 16 (5.99%) Server Management
12 14 (5.24%) Information Security
13 13 (4.87%) Presales
14 12 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.12%) Process Improvement
16 10 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
16 10 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.48%) SQL
2 15 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (17.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (14.98%) CCNA
3 40 (14.98%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (13.86%) MCSE
5 24 (8.99%) MCITP
6 21 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (6.74%) Degree
8 15 (5.62%) CCA
9 13 (4.87%) CCAA
10 12 (4.49%) CCNP
10 12 (4.49%) MCSA
10 12 (4.49%) VCAP
11 7 (2.62%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.37%) HNC
13 1 (0.37%) ISEB
13 1 (0.37%) MCP
13 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.74%) SLA
2 17 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.87%) COBIT
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 206 (77.15%) Active Directory
2 107 (40.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (39.33%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.12%) vSphere
5 18 (6.74%) Terminal Services
6 17 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.49%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (3.75%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.62%) XenApp
10 6 (2.25%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.37%) vCloud
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (7.12%) SCCM
2 16 (5.99%) Linux-HA
3 12 (4.49%) WSUS
4 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.87%) SCOM
6 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.37%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 202 (75.66%) Microsoft
1 202 (75.66%) VMware
2 85 (31.84%) Cisco
3 75 (28.09%) Citrix
4 48 (17.98%) HP
5 45 (16.85%) NetApp
6 32 (11.99%) Dell
7 17 (6.37%) EqualLogic
8 15 (5.62%) SonicWALL
9 12 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.12%) Veeam
11 10 (3.75%) Avaya
11 10 (3.75%) McAfee
11 10 (3.75%) Sophos
12 8 (3.00%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (3.00%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.87%) Juniper
14 4 (1.50%) Intel
14 4 (1.50%) Mitel
14 4 (1.50%) Symantec