Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 114 99
Rank change year-on-year -60 -15 -20
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 217 346 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 2.72% 2.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.92% 15.59% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 189 319 280
North West median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +7.14% -13.85%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £43,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% 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 1,987 2,220 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.21% 17.43% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 1,857 1,601
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,850 £57,500
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -12 138 £26,000 -5.45% 33
Cheshire -59 41 £34,000 +9.68% 3
Merseyside -16 20 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Lancashire -25 10 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cumbria - 7 £35,000 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 188 (86.64%) Windows
2 161 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
4 135 (62.21%) Windows Server
5 122 (56.22%) VMware
6 118 (54.38%) Office 365
7 111 (51.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 107 (49.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (43.78%) Hyper-V
11 84 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 71 (32.72%) DNS
13 68 (31.34%) ITIL
14 67 (30.88%) Firewall
15 65 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (24.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 52 (23.96%) TCP/IP
18 51 (23.50%) Citrix
19 49 (22.58%) DHCP
20 48 (22.12%) SQL Server
21 47 (21.66%) Cisco
22 46 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (21.20%) Skype for Business
23 40 (18.43%) Windows 7
23 40 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2007
24 38 (17.51%) WAN
24 38 (17.51%) SQL
25 37 (17.05%) LAN
26 36 (16.59%) Veeam
27 34 (15.67%) 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
1 111 (51.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 84 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (21.20%) Skype for Business
4 40 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (11.98%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.30%) IIS
8 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 118 (54.38%) Office 365
2 46 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.68%) IaaS
4 10 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (4.15%) PaaS
5 9 (4.15%) SaaS
6 5 (2.30%) G Suite
7 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.38%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 71 (32.72%) DNS
2 67 (30.88%) Firewall
3 52 (23.96%) TCP/IP
4 49 (22.58%) DHCP
5 38 (17.51%) WAN
6 37 (17.05%) LAN
7 33 (15.21%) Skype
8 31 (14.29%) SAN
9 29 (13.36%) VPN
10 22 (10.14%) VLAN
11 19 (8.76%) VoIP
12 11 (5.07%) Internet
13 10 (4.61%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (4.15%) Network Security
14 9 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (3.69%) PBX
15 8 (3.69%) Reverse Proxy
16 7 (3.23%) Unified Communications
16 7 (3.23%) Wireless
16 7 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (5.99%) Retail
1 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.61%) Finance
3 7 (3.23%) Legal
4 5 (2.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (23.04%) Support Engineer
2 37 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 32 (14.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 31 (14.29%) Analyst
5 27 (12.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (9.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 19 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (8.29%) IT Support
9 17 (7.83%) IT Engineer
9 17 (7.83%) Service Desk Engineer
10 16 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (7.37%) Administrator
10 16 (7.37%) Service Analyst
10 16 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (6.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 12 (5.53%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) Server Engineer
14 10 (4.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.84%) .NET
2 2 (0.92%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) JSON
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 15 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.07%) Replication
5 8 (3.69%) Clustering
5 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.84%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) iPhone
9 2 (0.92%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 188 (86.64%) Windows
2 135 (62.21%) Windows Server
3 107 (49.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (18.43%) Windows 7
6 33 (15.21%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.15%) Linux
9 8 (3.69%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.69%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.69%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.84%) Android
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.92%) CentOS
13 2 (0.92%) Unix
14 1 (0.46%) Solaris
14 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.34%) ITIL
2 32 (14.75%) Problem Management
3 29 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (10.60%) Incident Management
5 22 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (10.14%) Service Management
6 21 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 20 (9.22%) Migration
8 16 (7.37%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.91%) Change Management
10 14 (6.45%) ITIL V3
10 14 (6.45%) Tech Ops
11 11 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.15%) Break/Fix
12 9 (4.15%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.15%) CRM
12 9 (4.15%) DevOps
12 9 (4.15%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (4.15%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.51%) SQL
2 25 (11.52%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.92%) VB
4 2 (0.92%) VBScript
5 1 (0.46%) C
5 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (24.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (14.75%) MCSE
3 24 (11.06%) MCSA
4 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.22%) Degree
6 16 (7.37%) MCP
7 8 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.23%) DBS Check
8 7 (3.23%) HNC
8 7 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.76%) CCNA
9 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.30%) CCNP
11 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.84%) MCITP
12 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.92%) HND
14 1 (0.46%) CCA
14 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.22%) SLA
2 9 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.38%) COSHH
4 3 (1.38%) PMO
4 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 161 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 95 (43.78%) Hyper-V
3 65 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.76%) XenApp
5 11 (5.07%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.15%) vSphere
7 7 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.84%) XenServer
9 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.38%) Xen
10 2 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.92%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.92%) vCloud
11 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.46%) NFS
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (15.67%) SCCM
2 13 (5.99%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.53%) SCOM
3 12 (5.53%) WSUS
4 8 (3.69%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.30%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.84%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.92%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.92%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 122 (56.22%) VMware
3 51 (23.50%) Citrix
4 47 (21.66%) Cisco
5 36 (16.59%) Veeam
6 17 (7.83%) HP
7 10 (4.61%) Remedy
8 9 (4.15%) Dell
8 9 (4.15%) Mitel
9 8 (3.69%) EMC
10 7 (3.23%) Google
10 7 (3.23%) IBM
10 7 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.76%) Acme Packet
11 6 (2.76%) Sonus
12 5 (2.30%) Capita
12 5 (2.30%) McAfee
12 5 (2.30%) NetApp
13 4 (1.84%) Apple
14 3 (1.38%) Avaya