Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 175 118
Rank change year-on-year +38 -57 -36
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 237 209 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.35% 1.71% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.52% 10.27% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 203 181 311
North West median annual salary £31,500 £28,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.61% -4.17%
10th Percentile £20,800 £20,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £49,700 £47,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 1,435 2,035 2,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.23% 16.67% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,592 1,798
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,300 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 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
Manchester +28 133 £35,000 +34.62% 4
Cheshire +51 55 £24,250 -28.68% 1
Merseyside +9 22 £42,500 +53.15% 3
Lancashire +3 21 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Cumbria +5 6 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 North West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 203 (85.65%) Windows
2 189 (79.75%) Active Directory
3 156 (65.82%) Microsoft
4 116 (48.95%) Office 365
5 111 (46.84%) Windows Server
6 101 (42.62%) VMware
7 97 (40.93%) DNS
8 91 (38.40%) DHCP
9 88 (37.13%) Windows 10
10 81 (34.18%) ITIL
11 80 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2010
12 78 (32.91%) Cisco
13 68 (28.69%) Windows 7
14 67 (28.27%) Microsoft Office
15 55 (23.21%) Citrix
16 52 (21.94%) Firewall
17 51 (21.52%) Hyper-V
17 51 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
18 49 (20.68%) PowerShell
19 47 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
22 42 (17.72%) TCP/IP
23 41 (17.30%) VPN
24 40 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 39 (16.46%) WAN
25 39 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 38 (16.03%) Skype for Business
27 37 (15.61%) LAN
28 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008

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 80 (33.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 38 (16.03%) Skype for Business
3 21 (8.86%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.69%) IIS
6 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (28.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (48.95%) Office 365
2 51 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.11%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.69%) IaaS
6 4 (1.69%) Yammer
7 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) OpenDNS
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 97 (40.93%) DNS
2 91 (38.40%) DHCP
3 52 (21.94%) Firewall
4 42 (17.72%) TCP/IP
5 41 (17.30%) VPN
6 39 (16.46%) WAN
7 37 (15.61%) LAN
8 29 (12.24%) Skype
9 20 (8.44%) VoIP
10 17 (7.17%) SAN
10 17 (7.17%) VLAN
10 17 (7.17%) Wireless
11 11 (4.64%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (3.80%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.38%) MPLS
14 6 (2.53%) Internet
15 5 (2.11%) PBX
16 4 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (1.69%) NAS
16 4 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) Power BI
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (13.08%) Finance
2 12 (5.06%) Law
3 9 (3.80%) Legal
4 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.11%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
6 3 (1.27%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (15.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (15.19%) IT Support
4 35 (14.77%) IT Engineer
4 35 (14.77%) Support Engineer
5 34 (14.35%) Analyst
6 29 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 25 (10.55%) Service Desk Engineer
8 22 (9.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 22 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (9.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 21 (8.86%) Network Engineer
10 19 (8.02%) Support Technician
11 16 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 16 (6.75%) Service Analyst
11 16 (6.75%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
14 13 (5.49%) Server Engineer
15 12 (5.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.42%) JSON
2 1 (0.42%) LDAP
2 1 (0.42%) MAPI
2 1 (0.42%) SAML
2 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (11.81%) Driving Licence
3 16 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.33%) Blackberry
4 15 (6.33%) iPhone
5 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.38%) iPad
8 6 (2.53%) Replication
8 6 (2.53%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.11%) User Experience
9 5 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.27%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.84%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.84%) FMCG
13 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 203 (85.65%) Windows
2 111 (46.84%) Windows Server
3 88 (37.13%) Windows 10
4 68 (28.69%) Windows 7
5 43 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 17 (7.17%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (6.33%) Android
11 14 (5.91%) Mac OS X
12 12 (5.06%) Linux
13 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.84%) VMS
16 1 (0.42%) CentOS
16 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.42%) Unix
16 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.18%) ITIL
2 46 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (12.24%) Service Delivery
5 25 (10.55%) Problem Management
6 18 (7.59%) Migration
7 15 (6.33%) Coaching
7 15 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (5.91%) Time Management
9 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.49%) Service Management
10 12 (5.06%) Ticket Management
11 10 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.22%) Case Management
11 10 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.22%) Email Filtering
11 10 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (4.22%) Patch Management
12 8 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.68%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.22%) SQL
3 2 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.66%) CCNA
2 30 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (11.39%) MCP
4 24 (10.13%) MCSA
5 22 (9.28%) MCSE
6 20 (8.44%) CCNP
7 16 (6.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (5.06%) Degree
8 12 (5.06%) MCITP
9 11 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.80%) CCIE
11 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 9 (3.80%) SSCP
12 7 (2.95%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.84%) VCAP
15 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.50%) SLA
2 17 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 189 (79.75%) Active Directory
2 51 (21.52%) Hyper-V
3 47 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.59%) XenApp
5 17 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.06%) vSphere
7 9 (3.80%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.38%) Terminal Server
8 8 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.95%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.84%) vCloud
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.84%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (8.44%) SCCM
2 6 (2.53%) SCOM
3 5 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.84%) WSUS
7 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.42%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.42%) Puppet
7 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 156 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 101 (42.62%) VMware
3 78 (32.91%) Cisco
4 55 (23.21%) Citrix
5 24 (10.13%) Veeam
6 22 (9.28%) Apple
6 22 (9.28%) HP
7 19 (8.02%) NetApp
8 14 (5.91%) Avaya
9 12 (5.06%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.06%) SonicWALL
10 8 (3.38%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.95%) Dell
11 7 (2.95%) EMC
11 7 (2.95%) Mitel
12 6 (2.53%) Ivanti
12 6 (2.53%) McAfee
12 6 (2.53%) Sony
12 6 (2.53%) Symantec
12 6 (2.53%) WatchGuard