Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 129 130
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -44
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 259 328 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.28% 2.49% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.46% 15.12% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 235 292 271
North West median annual salary £25,000 £28,126 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.12% +2.28% -8.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £47,500 £45,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £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 1,675 2,169 2,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.78% 16.47% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,376 1,765 1,946
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,375 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -17 157 £25,500 -9.74% 31
Merseyside +23 42 £27,500 -3.51% 5
Cheshire -19 35 £23,500 +1.08% 7
Lancashire +12 21 £20,750 -36.15% 5
Cumbria +3 4 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 237 (91.51%) Windows
2 203 (78.38%) Active Directory
3 165 (63.71%) Microsoft
4 156 (60.23%) Windows Server
5 122 (47.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 115 (44.40%) VMware
7 103 (39.77%) Office 365
8 93 (35.91%) ITIL
9 86 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 76 (29.34%) Cisco
12 75 (28.96%) Firewall
13 73 (28.19%) Windows 7
14 72 (27.80%) Citrix
15 61 (23.55%) Hyper-V
16 60 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (22.78%) DNS
17 59 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (22.01%) Windows 10
19 56 (21.62%) SharePoint
20 54 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2013
21 49 (18.92%) TCP/IP
22 47 (18.15%) DHCP
23 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
24 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
25 39 (15.06%) Problem Management
25 39 (15.06%) Microsoft Azure
26 38 (14.67%) Service Management
26 38 (14.67%) Windows 8
27 35 (13.51%) Skype for Business

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
1 122 (47.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 56 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 54 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (13.51%) Skype for Business
5 13 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.93%) IIS
9 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.77%) Apache
10 2 (0.77%) nginx
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (17.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 103 (39.77%) Office 365
2 39 (15.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.70%) IaaS
5 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.39%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (28.96%) Firewall
2 59 (22.78%) DNS
3 49 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 47 (18.15%) DHCP
5 31 (11.97%) WAN
6 29 (11.20%) LAN
7 28 (10.81%) VPN
8 26 (10.04%) Skype
9 23 (8.88%) VoIP
10 16 (6.18%) SAN
10 16 (6.18%) Unified Communications
11 13 (5.02%) Internet
12 11 (4.25%) MPLS
13 10 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (3.86%) VLAN
14 8 (3.09%) Wireless
15 7 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (1.93%) Broadband
18 4 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.47%) Power BI
3 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.39%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (6.18%) Finance
2 12 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.25%) Retail
4 8 (3.09%) German Language
5 7 (2.70%) French Language
6 5 (1.93%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.93%) Law
7 4 (1.54%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.69%) Service Desk Engineer
2 48 (18.53%) Support Engineer
3 47 (18.15%) Analyst
4 39 (15.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (12.74%) IT Support
6 31 (11.97%) 1st Line Engineer
6 31 (11.97%) IT Engineer
7 28 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (9.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 23 (8.88%) 1st Line Support
9 23 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (8.11%) Service Analyst
10 21 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (7.72%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (7.34%) Exchange Engineer
13 18 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (6.56%) IT Analyst
14 17 (6.56%) Support Analyst
15 14 (5.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.54%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.51%) Driving Licence
2 16 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.86%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.86%) iPhone
4 10 (3.86%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.93%) CMDB
6 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.93%) Replication
7 4 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.77%) Fintech
9 2 (0.77%) iPad
9 2 (0.77%) PKI
9 2 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 237 (91.51%) Windows
2 156 (60.23%) Windows Server
3 86 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (28.19%) Windows 7
6 57 (22.01%) Windows 10
7 38 (14.67%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.79%) Android
9 12 (4.63%) Mac OS
10 11 (4.25%) Linux
11 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.93%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.16%) OS/400
14 1 (0.39%) Unix
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (35.91%) ITIL
2 59 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (15.06%) Problem Management
4 38 (14.67%) Service Management
5 35 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (10.04%) Incident Management
7 25 (9.65%) Tech Ops
8 20 (7.72%) Configuration Management
8 20 (7.72%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.56%) Migration
10 15 (5.79%) Statistics
11 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.86%) Change Management
13 9 (3.47%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (3.09%) Project Management
15 7 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
15 7 (2.70%) ITSM
16 6 (2.32%) CRM
16 6 (2.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.49%) SQL
2 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.77%) PHP
4 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (7.72%) MCSE
4 19 (7.34%) CCNA
4 19 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.56%) CCNP
6 16 (6.18%) MCP
7 12 (4.63%) MCSA
8 10 (3.86%) DBS Check
8 10 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.09%) CCIE
10 7 (2.70%) MCITP
10 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.32%) Degree
11 6 (2.32%) HNC
12 5 (1.93%) VCP5
13 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.77%) MCTS
14 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) SLA
2 13 (5.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.55%) Hyper-V
3 60 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (12.74%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (10.81%) XenApp
6 17 (6.56%) Terminal Server
7 13 (5.02%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.70%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.70%) vSphere
9 6 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.39%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (13.13%) SCCM
2 5 (1.93%) SCOM
2 5 (1.93%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.54%) WSUS
4 3 (1.16%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.16%) DameWare
4 3 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.16%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.39%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 165 (63.71%) Microsoft
2 115 (44.40%) VMware
3 76 (29.34%) Cisco
4 72 (27.80%) Citrix
5 19 (7.34%) NetApp
6 18 (6.95%) Veeam
7 15 (5.79%) Remedy
8 11 (4.25%) Dell
8 11 (4.25%) HP
9 9 (3.47%) Avaya
9 9 (3.47%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.09%) Apple
10 8 (3.09%) McAfee
11 5 (1.93%) EMC
11 5 (1.93%) Symantec
12 4 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (1.54%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.54%) Tableau
13 3 (1.16%) Aruba
13 3 (1.16%) Meraki