Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 137 85
Rank change year-on-year +10 -52 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 339 288 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 2.30% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.33% 12.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 298 254 366
North West median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -3.51% -12.31%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,975 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,600 £45,000
England median annual salary £34,150 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% - -

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 2211 2316 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.63% 18.51% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1809 1959 1956
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £54,375
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 22 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 22 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 +19 201 £28,253 +2.74% 16
Cheshire -33 82 £23,500 -14.55% 13
Merseyside +17 26 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Lancashire +4 26 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Cumbria - 2 £25,000 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 298 (87.91%) Windows
2 249 (73.45%) Microsoft
3 247 (72.86%) Active Directory
4 204 (60.18%) Windows Server
5 185 (54.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 174 (51.33%) VMware
7 153 (45.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 134 (39.53%) Office 365
8 134 (39.53%) ITIL
9 120 (35.40%) Windows 7
10 114 (33.63%) Cisco
11 110 (32.45%) Hyper-V
11 110 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 102 (30.09%) Firewall
13 92 (27.14%) DNS
14 84 (24.78%) Windows 10
15 83 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 80 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 73 (21.53%) Microsoft Office
18 71 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 68 (20.06%) WAN
20 67 (19.76%) LAN
21 61 (17.99%) SAN
21 61 (17.99%) Citrix
21 61 (17.99%) Windows 8
22 60 (17.70%) TCP/IP
23 48 (14.16%) SQL
24 45 (13.27%) MCSE
24 45 (13.27%) DHCP
25 43 (12.68%) 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 (54.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 83 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (8.55%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.37%) Skype for Business
6 15 (4.42%) IIS
7 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
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 73 (21.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.88%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.88%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 134 (39.53%) Office 365
2 33 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.60%) Mimecast
4 12 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.36%) IaaS
6 6 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.77%) SaaS
7 5 (1.47%) PaaS
8 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (30.09%) Firewall
2 92 (27.14%) DNS
3 68 (20.06%) WAN
4 67 (19.76%) LAN
5 61 (17.99%) SAN
6 60 (17.70%) TCP/IP
7 45 (13.27%) DHCP
8 30 (8.85%) VoIP
9 29 (8.55%) VLAN
10 21 (6.19%) VPN
11 15 (4.42%) Internet
12 14 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (3.54%) Skype
14 11 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.18%) ISDN
15 4 (1.18%) MPLS
15 4 (1.18%) PBX
16 3 (0.88%) NAS
16 3 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 29 (8.55%) Finance
1 29 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.95%) Retail
3 9 (2.65%) Legal
3 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.18%) Banking
5 4 (1.18%) Law
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
6 3 (0.88%) Billing
7 2 (0.59%) Advertising
7 2 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (26.25%) Support Engineer
2 54 (15.93%) Analyst
3 49 (14.45%) IT Support
4 46 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (13.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 43 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (11.80%) Support Analyst
8 35 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (10.32%) IT Engineer
9 33 (9.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 30 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (7.67%) Service Desk Engineer
12 24 (7.08%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
14 22 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
15 20 (5.90%) Team Leader
15 20 (5.90%) VMware Engineer
16 19 (5.60%) IT Technician
17 17 (5.01%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.49%) Web Services
2 3 (0.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.59%) COM
4 1 (0.29%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.21%) Driving Licence
2 15 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.36%) iPad
5 7 (2.06%) Replication
6 6 (1.77%) NHS
7 5 (1.47%) Clustering
7 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.18%) CMDB
9 3 (0.88%) BYOD
9 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.88%) FMCG
9 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 298 (87.91%) Windows
2 204 (60.18%) Windows Server
3 153 (45.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 120 (35.40%) Windows 7
5 110 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (24.78%) Windows 10
7 61 (17.99%) Windows 8
8 21 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (5.60%) Linux
10 10 (2.95%) Android
11 9 (2.65%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.36%) Unix
13 5 (1.47%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.18%) AIX
14 4 (1.18%) CentOS
15 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.53%) ITIL
2 28 (8.26%) Problem Management
3 27 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (7.96%) Mentoring
4 20 (5.90%) CRM
5 16 (4.72%) Configuration Management
6 13 (3.83%) Change Control
6 13 (3.83%) Project Management
7 12 (3.54%) IT Strategy
7 12 (3.54%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (3.24%) Business Process Improvement
8 11 (3.24%) Change Management
8 11 (3.24%) Migration
8 11 (3.24%) Patch Management
8 11 (3.24%) Process Improvement
8 11 (3.24%) Process Management
8 11 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.95%) Service Management
10 9 (2.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.16%) SQL
2 35 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.27%) MCSE
3 43 (12.68%) MCP
4 41 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (11.50%) CCNA
6 30 (8.85%) MCSA
7 25 (7.37%) Degree
8 23 (6.78%) MCITP
9 13 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.65%) CCENT
12 8 (2.36%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.77%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.18%) CCA
14 4 (1.18%) CCNP
14 4 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
16 1 (0.29%) HND
16 1 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.44%) SLA
2 11 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) 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
1 247 (72.86%) Active Directory
2 110 (32.45%) Hyper-V
3 80 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.78%) XenApp
5 18 (5.31%) Terminal Services
6 16 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.24%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.65%) vSphere
10 5 (1.47%) Docker
11 4 (1.18%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.29%) KVM
13 1 (0.29%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.29%) Varnish
13 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (7.37%) SCCM
2 9 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.06%) WSUS
4 4 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.88%) SCOM
6 2 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.59%) Puppet
6 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.59%) 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%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 249 (73.45%) Microsoft
2 174 (51.33%) VMware
3 114 (33.63%) Cisco
4 61 (17.99%) Citrix
5 34 (10.03%) Veeam
6 15 (4.42%) HP
7 14 (4.13%) Apple
8 9 (2.65%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.65%) Mitel
9 7 (2.06%) Capita
9 7 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.06%) Wyse
10 6 (1.77%) Dell
10 6 (1.77%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.77%) IBM
10 6 (1.77%) Symantec
11 5 (1.47%) EMC
11 5 (1.47%) McAfee
12 4 (1.18%) Remedy
12 4 (1.18%) Sage