Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 153 112
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 345 313 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.46% 2.03% 2.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.13% 13.00% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 297 277 400
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £19,700 £21,125 £21,225
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,200 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,221 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% - -

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 2,139 2,407 2,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.27% 15.59% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,695 1,984 2,354
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +51 223 £32,500 +8.33% 19
East Midlands +1 122 £32,500 -8.63% 15
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 291 (84.35%) Windows
2 276 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 258 (74.78%) Microsoft
4 229 (66.38%) VMware
5 209 (60.58%) Windows Server
6 168 (48.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 117 (33.91%) Firewall
8 116 (33.62%) Office 365
9 115 (33.33%) ITIL
10 109 (31.59%) Hyper-V
11 102 (29.57%) SAN
12 100 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 93 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 89 (25.80%) Citrix
15 86 (24.93%) DNS
16 84 (24.35%) SQL Server
17 83 (24.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 82 (23.77%) Cisco
19 75 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 74 (21.45%) DHCP
21 70 (20.29%) WAN
22 68 (19.71%) LAN
22 68 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
23 67 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
23 67 (19.42%) HP
23 67 (19.42%) Microsoft Office
23 67 (19.42%) VMware ESXi
24 64 (18.55%) SQL
25 60 (17.39%) vSphere
26 57 (16.52%) Finance

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
1 100 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 46 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 36 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (5.22%) IIS
7 12 (3.48%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.03%) Apache
9 5 (1.45%) Site Server
10 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (19.42%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 116 (33.62%) Office 365
2 51 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.03%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (33.91%) Firewall
2 102 (29.57%) SAN
3 86 (24.93%) DNS
4 74 (21.45%) DHCP
5 70 (20.29%) WAN
6 68 (19.71%) LAN
7 54 (15.65%) TCP/IP
8 43 (12.46%) Remote Desktop
9 41 (11.88%) VoIP
10 38 (11.01%) IPsec
11 30 (8.70%) VLAN
12 25 (7.25%) SSL
12 25 (7.25%) VPN
13 22 (6.38%) Internet
14 20 (5.80%) NetScaler
15 16 (4.64%) Wireless
16 10 (2.90%) NAS
17 8 (2.32%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (2.03%) DDNS
18 7 (2.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.09%) MySQL
3 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.61%) Cognos Impromptu
5 6 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Hudson
2 1 (0.29%) Ant
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 57 (16.52%) Finance
2 21 (6.09%) Retail
3 20 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.90%) Law
6 7 (2.03%) Back Office
6 7 (2.03%) Legal
7 5 (1.45%) Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (19.71%) Support Engineer
2 67 (19.42%) Analyst
3 55 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (15.36%) Support Analyst
5 52 (15.07%) IT Support
6 43 (12.46%) IT Engineer
7 37 (10.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 33 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (8.41%) Infrastructure Support
10 25 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
10 25 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
11 22 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (6.09%) IT Analyst
13 20 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (5.80%) Network Support
14 19 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (5.51%) Technical Specialist
15 18 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.19%) HTML
2 10 (2.90%) .NET
2 10 (2.90%) CSS
3 9 (2.61%) Ajax
3 9 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.61%) HTML5
3 9 (2.61%) jQuery
3 9 (2.61%) JSON
4 7 (2.03%) LDAP
4 7 (2.03%) WSH
5 5 (1.45%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.58%) COM
6 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.58%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.20%) Self-Motivation
2 48 (13.91%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.22%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (2.90%) Clustering
8 8 (2.32%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.03%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.03%) HP Storage
9 7 (2.03%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.74%) NHS
10 6 (1.74%) Replication
11 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.16%) iPad
12 3 (0.87%) CCTV
12 3 (0.87%) PKI
13 2 (0.58%) EPoS
13 2 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 291 (84.35%) Windows
2 209 (60.58%) Windows Server
3 93 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (24.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 35 (10.14%) Windows 10
8 28 (8.12%) Linux
9 27 (7.83%) Windows 8
10 22 (6.38%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.74%) Android
13 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.58%) Debian
16 2 (0.58%) Fedora
16 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.29%) Unix
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.33%) ITIL
2 75 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 56 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (10.43%) Project Management
6 33 (9.57%) Service Delivery
7 29 (8.41%) PRINCE2
8 28 (8.12%) Business Continuity
8 28 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (6.38%) Network Design
10 22 (6.38%) Time Management
11 21 (6.09%) Incident Management
11 21 (6.09%) IT Strategy
12 20 (5.80%) Server Management
12 20 (5.80%) Service Management
12 20 (5.80%) Translating Business Requirements
13 18 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (5.22%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.55%) SQL
2 52 (15.07%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.48%) Bash Shell
3 12 (3.48%) VB
4 10 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.90%) VBScript
5 9 (2.61%) C++
6 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.17%) MCSE
3 38 (11.01%) Degree
4 25 (7.25%) MCITP
5 21 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (5.80%) MCSA
7 18 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.35%) CCNA
10 14 (4.06%) DBS Check
11 11 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (2.03%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.03%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.74%) MCP
15 5 (1.45%) APMP
15 5 (1.45%) ISEB
15 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.87%) MCTS
17 2 (0.58%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.62%) SLA
2 32 (9.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (6.09%) COBIT
4 6 (1.74%) PMO
5 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 276 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 168 (48.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (31.59%) Hyper-V
4 67 (19.42%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (17.39%) vSphere
6 37 (10.72%) XenApp
7 36 (10.43%) XenDesktop
8 24 (6.96%) Terminal Services
9 22 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (2.03%) VMware NSX
12 5 (1.45%) Firmware
12 5 (1.45%) Snort
12 5 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (12.75%) SCCM
2 24 (6.96%) vCenter Server
3 21 (6.09%) SCVMM
4 18 (5.22%) vMotion
5 13 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.19%) SCOM
7 9 (2.61%) WSUS
8 8 (2.32%) SCSM
8 8 (2.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.03%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.45%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.45%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.45%) Snorby
10 5 (1.45%) Suricata
11 4 (1.16%) NetVault Backup
11 4 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 258 (74.78%) Microsoft
2 229 (66.38%) VMware
3 89 (25.80%) Citrix
4 82 (23.77%) Cisco
5 67 (19.42%) HP
6 47 (13.62%) NetApp
7 31 (8.99%) Veeam
8 27 (7.83%) Dell
9 21 (6.09%) SonicWALL
10 20 (5.80%) McAfee
11 18 (5.22%) Ivanti
12 17 (4.93%) Mitel
13 15 (4.35%) WatchGuard
14 13 (3.77%) CheckPoint
15 12 (3.48%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.48%) Sophos
15 12 (3.48%) Symantec
16 11 (3.19%) Acronis
16 11 (3.19%) ProCurve
17 8 (2.32%) Juniper