Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 143 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 -69 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 279 288 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.21% 2.34% 3.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.01% 13.51% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 245 263 365
North West median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -3.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,144 2,131 2,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.99% 17.32% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,709 1,827 1,865
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the North West

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the North West

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the North West over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the North West

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Manchester -9 143 £27,000 -1.82% 38
Cheshire -33 75 £33,500 +26.42% 9
Merseyside +21 36 £25,750 -35.63% 3
Lancashire +4 15 £32,500 +32.65% 2
Cumbria - 9 £34,000 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 246 (88.17%) Windows
2 209 (74.91%) Active Directory
3 191 (68.46%) Microsoft
4 165 (59.14%) Windows Server
5 156 (55.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 151 (54.12%) Office 365
7 145 (51.97%) VMware
8 126 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 120 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (38.35%) Hyper-V
11 98 (35.13%) ITIL
12 97 (34.77%) DNS
13 86 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 85 (30.47%) Firewall
15 79 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2013
16 72 (25.81%) Cisco
17 71 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 69 (24.73%) Windows 7
19 67 (24.01%) TCP/IP
20 63 (22.58%) WAN
21 62 (22.22%) LAN
22 59 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
22 59 (21.15%) Citrix
23 55 (19.71%) MCSE
24 54 (19.35%) Skype for Business
25 53 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2007
26 50 (17.92%) DHCP
27 46 (16.49%) Windows 10
28 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
29 44 (15.77%) MCSA

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 156 (55.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 79 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 54 (19.35%) Skype for Business
4 53 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (10.04%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.58%) IIS
7 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (21.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.36%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 151 (54.12%) Office 365
2 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (8.96%) IaaS
4 20 (7.17%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (7.17%) SaaS
5 18 (6.45%) PaaS
6 5 (1.79%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.72%) G Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.36%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 97 (34.77%) DNS
2 85 (30.47%) Firewall
3 67 (24.01%) TCP/IP
4 63 (22.58%) WAN
5 62 (22.22%) LAN
6 50 (17.92%) DHCP
7 31 (11.11%) VoIP
8 26 (9.32%) SAN
9 25 (8.96%) Skype
9 25 (8.96%) VPN
10 21 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (5.38%) Internet
11 15 (5.38%) VLAN
12 10 (3.58%) PBX
13 7 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (2.51%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.15%) Network Security
15 5 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.73%) Finance
3 12 (4.30%) Retail
4 7 (2.51%) Banking
4 7 (2.51%) Legal
5 6 (2.15%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Local Government
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (30.11%) Support Engineer
2 51 (18.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 47 (16.85%) Analyst
4 44 (15.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 39 (13.98%) IT Support
6 33 (11.83%) IT Engineer
7 31 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (10.75%) Support Analyst
9 29 (10.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 28 (10.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 28 (10.04%) Service Desk Engineer
11 25 (8.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
13 18 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (5.73%) Service Analyst
16 14 (5.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 14 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.23%) Web Services
2 5 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.72%) COM
4 1 (0.36%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.41%) Driving Licence
2 18 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.23%) Clustering
6 8 (2.87%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.87%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.51%) Replication
7 7 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.72%) BYOD
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 2 (0.72%) NHS
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 246 (88.17%) Windows
2 165 (59.14%) Windows Server
3 126 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 120 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (24.73%) Windows 7
6 46 (16.49%) Windows 10
7 20 (7.17%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.94%) Android
10 9 (3.23%) Linux
10 9 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.79%) Unix
11 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.72%) AIX
13 2 (0.72%) CentOS
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Solaris
14 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.13%) ITIL
2 33 (11.83%) Problem Management
3 22 (7.89%) Incident Management
4 20 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (7.17%) Configuration Management
4 20 (7.17%) Mentoring
4 20 (7.17%) Service Management
5 19 (6.81%) Break/Fix
5 19 (6.81%) DevOps
6 18 (6.45%) Scrum
7 16 (5.73%) CRM
8 15 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.66%) Migration
9 13 (4.66%) Statistics
10 12 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.58%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (3.23%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.41%) SQL
2 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.79%) VBScript
4 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.72%) VB
5 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 86 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (19.71%) MCSE
3 44 (15.77%) MCSA
4 39 (13.98%) MCP
5 31 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 27 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (9.32%) Degree
8 25 (8.96%) CCNA
9 24 (8.60%) MCITP
10 9 (3.23%) CCENT
11 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.43%) CCNP
13 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.72%) HNC
15 1 (0.36%) CCA
15 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.39%) SLA
2 14 (5.02%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 209 (74.91%) Active Directory
2 107 (38.35%) Hyper-V
3 71 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.45%) XenApp
5 8 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.51%) vSphere
6 7 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (13.26%) SCCM
2 7 (2.51%) SCOM
2 7 (2.51%) WSUS
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.43%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.72%) SmoothWall
4 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 191 (68.46%) Microsoft
2 145 (51.97%) VMware
3 72 (25.81%) Cisco
4 59 (21.15%) Citrix
5 29 (10.39%) Veeam
6 24 (8.60%) HP
7 13 (4.66%) Remedy
8 12 (4.30%) Capita
9 11 (3.94%) Apple
10 9 (3.23%) IBM
11 8 (2.87%) Dell
12 5 (1.79%) Acme Packet
12 5 (1.79%) Sonus
13 4 (1.43%) EMC
13 4 (1.43%) McAfee
13 4 (1.43%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.08%) Avaya
14 3 (1.08%) Ivanti
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle
14 3 (1.08%) Symantec