Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 117 146
Rank change year-on-year -34 +29 -51
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 256 351 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.72% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.28% 15.54% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 227 310 235
North West median annual salary £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,725 £20,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1,675 2,259 2,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.22% 17.53% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,376 1,853 1,849
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,150 £59,500
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 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -24 164 £26,500 -8.62% 29
Merseyside +27 36 £23,500 -18.97% 8
Cheshire -33 34 £25,000 -13.79% 7
Lancashire +1 17 £21,000 -35.38% 4
Cumbria +9 5 £40,000 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 227 (88.67%) Windows
2 201 (78.52%) Active Directory
3 164 (64.06%) Windows Server
4 159 (62.11%) Microsoft
5 128 (50.00%) VMware
6 120 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 112 (43.75%) Office 365
8 106 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 86 (33.59%) ITIL
11 78 (30.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 77 (30.08%) Firewall
13 75 (29.30%) Hyper-V
14 71 (27.73%) Cisco
15 69 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 64 (25.00%) Citrix
17 59 (23.05%) SharePoint
17 59 (23.05%) Windows 7
18 56 (21.88%) DNS
19 51 (19.92%) Windows 10
20 50 (19.53%) TCP/IP
21 46 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
22 45 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
23 43 (16.80%) DHCP
24 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
24 40 (15.63%) Service Management
24 40 (15.63%) Problem Management
24 40 (15.63%) Skype for Business
25 38 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 38 (14.84%) SCCM

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
1 120 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 78 (30.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 59 (23.05%) SharePoint
4 40 (15.63%) Skype for Business
5 18 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.91%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.56%) IIS
8 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 112 (43.75%) Office 365
2 45 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.91%) IaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) G Suite
6 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (30.08%) Firewall
2 56 (21.88%) DNS
3 50 (19.53%) TCP/IP
4 43 (16.80%) DHCP
5 34 (13.28%) Skype
6 29 (11.33%) VPN
7 27 (10.55%) WAN
8 26 (10.16%) LAN
9 23 (8.98%) VoIP
10 22 (8.59%) SAN
11 15 (5.86%) Unified Communications
12 14 (5.47%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (5.08%) VLAN
14 12 (4.69%) Internet
15 8 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (3.13%) MPLS
15 8 (3.13%) Wireless
16 6 (2.34%) Network Security
16 6 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
17 4 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.34%) Power BI
4 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (5.86%) Retail
2 13 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.91%) Finance
4 5 (1.95%) German Language
4 5 (1.95%) Legal
5 4 (1.56%) French Language
5 4 (1.56%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.17%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (20.31%) Analyst
1 52 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 48 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
3 36 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (12.50%) IT Support
5 30 (11.72%) IT Engineer
6 29 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (10.16%) 1st Line Engineer
8 24 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 24 (9.38%) Service Analyst
8 24 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (8.98%) VMware Engineer
10 22 (8.59%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (7.81%) Desktop Support
12 19 (7.42%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (7.42%) Exchange Engineer
13 18 (7.03%) IT Analyst
13 18 (7.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.89%) Driving Licence
2 17 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.52%) Replication
6 8 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.73%) iPhone
8 5 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
11 2 (0.78%) CMDB
11 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.78%) PKI
12 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 227 (88.67%) Windows
2 164 (64.06%) Windows Server
3 106 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (35.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (23.05%) Windows 7
6 51 (19.92%) Windows 10
7 26 (10.16%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.86%) Mac OS
9 11 (4.30%) Android
9 11 (4.30%) Linux
10 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.17%) OS/400
13 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) CentOS
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.59%) ITIL
2 46 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (15.63%) Problem Management
3 40 (15.63%) Service Management
4 38 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 31 (12.11%) Incident Management
6 25 (9.77%) Tech Ops
7 24 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.42%) Migration
9 17 (6.64%) Change Management
9 17 (6.64%) Configuration Management
10 15 (5.86%) Statistics
11 13 (5.08%) ITIL V3
12 11 (4.30%) ITSM
13 10 (3.91%) CRM
14 9 (3.52%) Business Continuity
14 9 (3.52%) Line Management
14 9 (3.52%) Project Management
15 8 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.94%) SQL
2 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.03%) CCNA
2 18 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.25%) CCNP
3 16 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (5.86%) MCSE
5 11 (4.30%) DBS Check
5 11 (4.30%) MCP
5 11 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.91%) HNC
7 9 (3.52%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.73%) CCIE
8 7 (2.73%) Degree
9 6 (2.34%) MCSA
10 5 (1.95%) VCP5
11 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.78%) MCITP
11 2 (0.78%) MCTS
12 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.81%) SLA
2 13 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) GDPR
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 201 (78.52%) Active Directory
2 75 (29.30%) Hyper-V
3 69 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (12.11%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (12.11%) XenApp
5 16 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.52%) vSphere
7 7 (2.73%) Terminal Server
8 6 (2.34%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.78%) XenServer
11 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.39%) vCloud
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (14.84%) SCCM
2 9 (3.52%) SCVMM
2 9 (3.52%) WSUS
3 8 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.56%) SCOM
5 4 (1.56%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.17%) DameWare
6 3 (1.17%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.17%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.39%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 159 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 128 (50.00%) VMware
3 71 (27.73%) Cisco
4 64 (25.00%) Citrix
5 25 (9.77%) Veeam
6 18 (7.03%) NetApp
7 15 (5.86%) Remedy
8 12 (4.69%) Dell
9 10 (3.91%) HP
10 9 (3.52%) Avaya
11 7 (2.73%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.73%) McAfee
12 6 (2.34%) EMC
12 6 (2.34%) Mitel
13 4 (1.56%) IBM
13 4 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.56%) Symantec
14 3 (1.17%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (1.17%) Polycom