Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 172 104
Rank change year-on-year -21 -68 +35
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 147 39 336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.38% 0.97% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.07% 8.33% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 30 310
10th Percentile £20,975 £21,025 £19,750
25th Percentile £22,500 £28,438 £25,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,250 £37,125 £31,250
Median % change year-on-year -15.82% +18.80% -3.10%
75th Percentile £47,500 £40,750 £44,688
90th Percentile £52,625 £50,000 £50,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,650
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.44% -1.00%

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 1,218 468 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.46% 11.60% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 925 355 1,244
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,938 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.74% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £54,299
90th Percentile £68,450 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

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 24 October 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
West Midlands -55 83 £37,500 +8.70% 22
East Midlands -24 63 £28,000 -25.33% 20
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 126 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 113 (76.87%) Windows
3 103 (70.07%) Active Directory
4 100 (68.03%) Microsoft 365
5 90 (61.22%) Windows Server
6 75 (51.02%) Firewall
7 72 (48.98%) Azure
8 63 (42.86%) Social Skills
9 58 (39.46%) VMware
10 42 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (27.21%) Windows 10
11 40 (27.21%) SharePoint
12 38 (25.85%) Hyper-V
13 36 (24.49%) Cisco
13 36 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (23.13%) Citrix
14 34 (23.13%) VPN
15 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2019
16 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2016
18 24 (16.33%) SLA
19 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
20 22 (14.97%) AWS
20 22 (14.97%) SAN
21 21 (14.29%) Project Delivery
22 20 (13.61%) LAN
22 20 (13.61%) DNS
22 20 (13.61%) VMware ESXi

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 40 (27.21%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.36%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 100 (68.03%) Microsoft 365
2 72 (48.98%) Azure
3 22 (14.97%) AWS
4 16 (10.88%) OneDrive
5 11 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (51.02%) Firewall
2 34 (23.13%) VPN
3 22 (14.97%) SAN
4 20 (13.61%) DNS
4 20 (13.61%) LAN
5 18 (12.24%) DHCP
5 18 (12.24%) WAN
6 17 (11.56%) Remote Desktop
7 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
8 14 (9.52%) VLAN
9 11 (7.48%) Wireless
10 8 (5.44%) VoIP
10 8 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (5.44%) WLAN
11 7 (4.76%) SSL
12 6 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.72%) Internet
14 3 (2.04%) MPLS
15 2 (1.36%) Intranet
15 2 (1.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 63 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.12%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Digital Economy
4 8 (5.44%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (4.76%) Finance
6 6 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.72%) Automotive
8 3 (2.04%) Advertising
8 3 (2.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 34 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (22.45%) Analyst
4 25 (17.01%) IT Engineer
5 23 (15.65%) IT Support
6 19 (12.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 19 (12.93%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (10.20%) Service Analyst
7 15 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 14 (9.52%) Project Support Engineer
9 11 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Service Desk Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (8.16%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.44%) PKI
5 7 (4.76%) iPhone
6 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.40%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) NHS
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (76.87%) Windows
2 90 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 40 (27.21%) Windows 10
4 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2019
5 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.44%) Android
9 5 (3.40%) Linux
10 2 (1.36%) Unix
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (23.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 18 (12.24%) ITIL
5 15 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 13 (8.84%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (8.84%) Service Management
7 12 (8.16%) Security Patching
8 10 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.08%) Data Privacy
10 6 (4.08%) IT Strategy
10 6 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.08%) Server Management
10 6 (4.08%) SIEM
11 5 (3.40%) Decision-Making
11 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.40%) Presales
12 4 (2.72%) Change Management
12 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) CCNA
1 12 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.80%) CCNP
4 8 (5.44%) MCSE
5 7 (4.76%) MCSA
6 4 (2.72%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.72%) MCITP
7 3 (2.04%) Degree
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.04%) MCP
7 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.33%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) GDPR
3 2 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (70.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (25.85%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.61%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (10.88%) XenApp
5 16 (10.88%) XenDesktop
6 14 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (5.44%) Terminal Server
9 5 (3.40%) NFS
9 5 (3.40%) vSphere
10 4 (2.72%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) SCCM
2 11 (7.48%) Backup Exec
3 9 (6.12%) SCOM
4 8 (5.44%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.72%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.72%) WSUS
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 126 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.46%) VMware
3 36 (24.49%) Cisco
4 34 (23.13%) Citrix
5 18 (12.24%) HP
6 17 (11.56%) Juniper
7 12 (8.16%) Sophos
8 10 (6.80%) Veeam
9 8 (5.44%) Dell
9 8 (5.44%) Meraki
9 8 (5.44%) NetApp
10 7 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 7 (4.76%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.08%) arcserve
11 6 (4.08%) AVG
11 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.08%) Trend Micro
12 5 (3.40%) Apple
13 3 (2.04%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (1.36%) Sage