Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 139 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -53 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 345 283 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.60% 2.30% 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.57% 12.40% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 303 249 374
North West median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -2.61% -11.54%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,350 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,750 £45,350
England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -

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 2216 2282 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.72% 18.56% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 1930 1983
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,863 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +32 204 £28,626 +0.44% 16
Cheshire -37 82 £25,000 -9.09% 14
Merseyside +23 28 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Lancashire +4 27 £32,500 +4.84% 3
Cumbria - 2 £25,000 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 304 (88.12%) Windows
2 252 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 252 (73.04%) Microsoft
3 206 (59.71%) Windows Server
4 185 (53.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 176 (51.01%) VMware
6 155 (44.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 137 (39.71%) Office 365
8 136 (39.42%) ITIL
9 122 (35.36%) Windows 7
10 114 (33.04%) Cisco
11 112 (32.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 109 (31.59%) Hyper-V
13 103 (29.86%) Firewall
14 91 (26.38%) DNS
15 85 (24.64%) Windows 10
16 84 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2013
17 81 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 76 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
19 72 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 67 (19.42%) WAN
21 66 (19.13%) LAN
22 63 (18.26%) SAN
22 63 (18.26%) Windows 8
23 61 (17.68%) Citrix
24 60 (17.39%) TCP/IP
25 49 (14.20%) SQL
26 47 (13.62%) MCSE
27 45 (13.04%) DHCP
28 43 (12.46%) SQL Server

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
1 185 (53.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 84 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (8.41%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.25%) Skype for Business
6 16 (4.64%) IIS
7 10 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) Liferay
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.87%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.87%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 137 (39.71%) Office 365
2 34 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.51%) Mimecast
4 13 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.61%) IaaS
6 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.74%) SaaS
7 5 (1.45%) PaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (29.86%) Firewall
2 91 (26.38%) DNS
3 67 (19.42%) WAN
4 66 (19.13%) LAN
5 63 (18.26%) SAN
6 60 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 45 (13.04%) DHCP
8 29 (8.41%) VLAN
8 29 (8.41%) VoIP
9 22 (6.38%) VPN
10 15 (4.35%) Internet
11 14 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.48%) Skype
13 5 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.16%) ISDN
14 4 (1.16%) MPLS
15 3 (0.87%) Network Security
15 3 (0.87%) PBX
15 3 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.87%) JIRA
1 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 32 (9.28%) Finance
2 29 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.19%) Retail
4 9 (2.61%) Legal
4 9 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.45%) Banking
5 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.16%) Law
7 3 (0.87%) Back Office
7 3 (0.87%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (25.22%) Support Engineer
2 55 (15.94%) Analyst
3 50 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (14.49%) IT Support
4 45 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (12.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 41 (11.88%) Support Analyst
7 36 (10.43%) IT Engineer
8 35 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (9.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 29 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (7.54%) Service Desk Engineer
12 24 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
13 23 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
14 22 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (5.80%) IT Technician
16 19 (5.51%) Team Leader
16 19 (5.51%) VMware Engineer
17 18 (5.22%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) Web Services
2 3 (0.87%) .NET
3 2 (0.58%) COM
4 1 (0.29%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.30%) Driving Licence
2 13 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.32%) iPad
5 7 (2.03%) Replication
6 6 (1.74%) NHS
7 5 (1.45%) Clustering
7 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.16%) CMDB
9 3 (0.87%) BYOD
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.87%) FMCG
9 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 304 (88.12%) Windows
2 206 (59.71%) Windows Server
3 155 (44.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 122 (35.36%) Windows 7
5 112 (32.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (24.64%) Windows 10
7 63 (18.26%) Windows 8
8 24 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (5.51%) Linux
10 10 (2.90%) Android
11 9 (2.61%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.32%) Unix
13 5 (1.45%) AIX
13 5 (1.45%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.16%) CentOS
14 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (39.42%) ITIL
2 28 (8.12%) Problem Management
3 27 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (7.54%) Mentoring
5 20 (5.80%) CRM
6 16 (4.64%) Configuration Management
7 13 (3.77%) Migration
7 13 (3.77%) Project Management
8 12 (3.48%) Change Control
8 12 (3.48%) IT Strategy
9 11 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.19%) Business Process Improvement
9 11 (3.19%) Change Management
9 11 (3.19%) Patch Management
9 11 (3.19%) Process Improvement
9 11 (3.19%) Process Management
9 11 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (2.90%) Incident Management
10 10 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.20%) SQL
2 36 (10.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.62%) MCSE
3 43 (12.46%) MCP
4 41 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (11.30%) CCNA
6 30 (8.70%) MCSA
7 26 (7.54%) Degree
8 23 (6.67%) MCITP
9 14 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.61%) CCENT
12 8 (2.32%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.74%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.45%) CCA
14 5 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.16%) CCNP
15 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
17 1 (0.29%) HND
17 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.57%) SLA
2 11 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 252 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 109 (31.59%) Hyper-V
3 81 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (6.96%) XenApp
5 19 (5.51%) Terminal Services
6 17 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.61%) vSphere
9 5 (1.45%) Docker
10 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.29%) KVM
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.29%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.29%) Varnish
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (7.25%) SCCM
2 9 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.03%) WSUS
4 4 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.16%) SCOM
5 3 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.29%) cPanel
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 252 (73.04%) Microsoft
2 176 (51.01%) VMware
3 114 (33.04%) Cisco
4 61 (17.68%) Citrix
5 33 (9.57%) Veeam
6 15 (4.35%) HP
7 14 (4.06%) Apple
8 9 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.32%) Mitel
10 7 (2.03%) Capita
10 7 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.03%) Symantec
10 7 (2.03%) Wyse
11 6 (1.74%) Dell
11 6 (1.74%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.74%) IBM
12 5 (1.45%) EMC
12 5 (1.45%) NetApp
13 4 (1.16%) Remedy
13 4 (1.16%) Sage