Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 123 122
Rank change year-on-year -29 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 181 118 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.89% 2.18% 2.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 18.07% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 142 77 288
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,200 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £51,188 £42,500 £43,063
90th Percentile £68,250 £63,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £39,810 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.48% +14.29% -2.78%

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 1,086 653 1,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.33% 12.08% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 840 513 1,296
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,337 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +2.88% +4.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -69 105 £47,500 +58.33% 24
East Midlands +9 76 £28,000 -20.00% 11
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 149 (82.32%) Microsoft
2 133 (73.48%) Windows
3 125 (69.06%) Microsoft 365
4 118 (65.19%) Active Directory
5 114 (62.98%) Windows Server
6 104 (57.46%) Azure
7 86 (47.51%) VMware
8 82 (45.30%) Firewall
9 52 (28.73%) Citrix
9 52 (28.73%) SharePoint
10 51 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (28.18%) Social Skills
11 50 (27.62%) Hyper-V
12 49 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 43 (23.76%) PowerShell
14 40 (22.10%) Windows Server 2019
15 37 (20.44%) Cisco
16 35 (19.34%) AWS
17 34 (18.78%) LAN
18 33 (18.23%) SAN
19 32 (17.68%) WAN
19 32 (17.68%) VPN
20 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (16.57%) VMware ESXi
22 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
22 29 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
23 28 (15.47%) Windows 10
23 28 (15.47%) XenApp
24 26 (14.36%) Project Delivery
24 26 (14.36%) OneDrive

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 52 (28.73%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 125 (69.06%) Microsoft 365
2 104 (57.46%) Azure
3 35 (19.34%) AWS
4 26 (14.36%) OneDrive
5 21 (11.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.21%) IaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.10%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (45.30%) Firewall
2 34 (18.78%) LAN
3 33 (18.23%) SAN
4 32 (17.68%) VPN
4 32 (17.68%) WAN
5 20 (11.05%) DHCP
6 19 (10.50%) DNS
7 18 (9.94%) TCP/IP
8 13 (7.18%) VLAN
9 11 (6.08%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (5.52%) VoIP
11 9 (4.97%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.42%) WLAN
13 7 (3.87%) SMTP
13 7 (3.87%) SSL
13 7 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.87%) Wireless
14 6 (3.31%) Internet
15 3 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) Power BI
2 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 51 (28.18%) Social Skills
2 16 (8.84%) Finance
3 11 (6.08%) Digital Economy
3 11 (6.08%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.87%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.76%) Legal
6 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.21%) Law
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (32.04%) Support Engineer
2 48 (26.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (16.02%) Analyst
4 27 (14.92%) Infrastructure Support
5 24 (13.26%) Project Support Engineer
6 22 (12.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 18 (9.94%) IT Support
9 17 (9.39%) IT Engineer
10 15 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (7.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (7.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (6.63%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (6.63%) Support Analyst
13 11 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (6.08%) Service Analyst
13 11 (6.08%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.66%) LDAP
3 2 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Clustering
2 11 (6.08%) Driving Licence
2 11 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.87%) iPhone
6 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Licensing
6 6 (3.31%) PKI
7 3 (1.66%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.66%) Replication
7 3 (1.66%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.55%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (73.48%) Windows
2 114 (62.98%) Windows Server
3 40 (22.10%) Windows Server 2019
4 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (15.47%) Windows 10
7 24 (13.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.42%) Android
10 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.66%) Linux
12 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.55%) Unix
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (14.36%) Project Delivery
4 24 (13.26%) ITIL
5 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.94%) Problem Management
6 12 (6.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (6.08%) IT Strategy
7 11 (6.08%) Presales
8 10 (5.52%) Server Management
8 10 (5.52%) Service Management
9 9 (4.97%) Coaching
9 9 (4.97%) Decision-Making
9 9 (4.97%) Project Management
10 8 (4.42%) Change Management
11 7 (3.87%) Network Design
11 7 (3.87%) Process Improvement
11 7 (3.87%) Security Patching
11 7 (3.87%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.21%) SQL
3 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.08%) CCNA
2 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.08%) MCSE
3 10 (5.52%) CCNP
4 7 (3.87%) MCSA
5 5 (2.76%) MCITP
5 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.21%) Degree
6 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.21%) MCP
7 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) SLA
2 12 (6.63%) GDPR
3 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 118 (65.19%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (27.62%) Hyper-V
4 30 (16.57%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (15.47%) XenApp
6 22 (12.15%) XenDesktop
7 11 (6.08%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (4.97%) Terminal Server
8 9 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (4.42%) NFS
10 7 (3.87%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.66%) vSphere
12 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (12.15%) vCenter Server
2 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (7.73%) SCCM
4 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (4.42%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.87%) SCOM
7 5 (2.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (1.10%) Terraform
8 2 (1.10%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 149 (82.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (47.51%) VMware
3 52 (28.73%) Citrix
4 37 (20.44%) Cisco
5 19 (10.50%) Veeam
6 14 (7.73%) Juniper
7 13 (7.18%) Meraki
8 10 (5.52%) HP
8 10 (5.52%) Sophos
9 9 (4.97%) NetApp
10 8 (4.42%) SonicWALL
11 7 (3.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.76%) Apple
13 4 (2.21%) Dell
13 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.66%) Sage
15 1 (0.55%) Avaya
15 1 (0.55%) IBM
15 1 (0.55%) MobileIron
15 1 (0.55%) SAP