Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 102 122
Rank change year-on-year -53 +20 -38
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 245 393 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 2.98% 2.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.18% 16.37% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 209 360 243
North West median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,975 £19,750
90th Percentile £44,600 £45,000 £48,650
England median annual salary £37,221 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% - -

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 1,859 2,401 1,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.31% 18.22% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,995 1,658
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,450 £24,000 £23,838
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £58,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -8 177 £25,000 -13.79% 21
Cheshire -62 37 £27,000 -12.90% 11
Merseyside +5 23 £23,000 -29.23% 7
Lancashire -25 5 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Cumbria - 3 £40,000 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 215 (87.76%) Windows
2 190 (77.55%) Active Directory
3 157 (64.08%) Windows Server
4 148 (60.41%) Microsoft
5 138 (56.33%) VMware
6 122 (49.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 117 (47.76%) Office 365
8 111 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 99 (40.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (38.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 91 (37.14%) Hyper-V
12 85 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (33.06%) ITIL
14 67 (27.35%) Citrix
14 67 (27.35%) Firewall
15 66 (26.94%) DNS
16 57 (23.27%) Cisco
17 55 (22.45%) TCP/IP
18 48 (19.59%) DHCP
19 47 (19.18%) SharePoint
19 47 (19.18%) SQL Server
19 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (17.96%) Windows 7
20 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
21 40 (16.33%) Skype for Business
22 39 (15.92%) Windows 10
23 37 (15.10%) SCCM
24 36 (14.69%) VMware ESXi
24 36 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 (49.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 94 (38.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 47 (19.18%) SharePoint
4 40 (16.33%) Skype for Business
5 29 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 30 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.41%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 117 (47.76%) Office 365
2 44 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.71%) IaaS
4 5 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.22%) G Suite
5 3 (1.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.35%) Firewall
2 66 (26.94%) DNS
3 55 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 48 (19.59%) DHCP
5 30 (12.24%) SAN
5 30 (12.24%) WAN
6 29 (11.84%) LAN
6 29 (11.84%) Skype
7 28 (11.43%) VPN
8 19 (7.76%) VLAN
9 15 (6.12%) VoIP
10 12 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (4.90%) Unified Communications
11 10 (4.08%) Internet
12 7 (2.86%) Wireless
13 5 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.04%) Network Security
14 4 (1.63%) NAS
14 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (6.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.12%) Retail
3 8 (3.27%) Finance
4 6 (2.45%) Legal
5 4 (1.63%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (23.67%) Support Engineer
2 47 (19.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 39 (15.92%) Analyst
4 36 (14.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (12.65%) IT Engineer
6 28 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 27 (11.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 26 (10.61%) IT Support
9 24 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (8.98%) 1st Line Engineer
10 22 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (7.76%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (7.76%) VMware Engineer
12 17 (6.94%) Exchange Engineer
12 17 (6.94%) Help Desk Support
12 17 (6.94%) Service Analyst
13 16 (6.53%) Desktop Support
13 16 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (6.12%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) COM
2 1 (0.41%) JSON
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.47%) Driving Licence
2 20 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.90%) Replication
6 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.63%) Clustering
7 4 (1.63%) iPhone
8 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.82%) CMDB
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 215 (87.76%) Windows
2 157 (64.08%) Windows Server
3 111 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (40.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (17.96%) Windows 7
6 39 (15.92%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.71%) Mac OS
9 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.67%) Linux
11 6 (2.45%) Android
12 5 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.04%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.41%) OS/400
15 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.06%) ITIL
2 36 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (13.47%) Problem Management
4 33 (13.47%) Service Management
5 28 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 28 (11.43%) Tech Ops
6 26 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 25 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (9.39%) Migration
9 18 (7.35%) Change Management
10 14 (5.71%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.31%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.49%) CRM
12 11 (4.49%) ITSM
12 11 (4.49%) Statistics
12 11 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (4.08%) Line Management
13 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.06%) SQL
2 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.98%) MCSE
3 17 (6.94%) MCSA
4 14 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.71%) MCP
5 13 (5.31%) CCNA
6 12 (4.90%) CCNP
6 12 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (4.49%) DBS Check
7 11 (4.49%) HNC
7 11 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.86%) Degree
10 5 (2.04%) VCP5
11 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.82%) CCIE
12 2 (0.82%) MCITP
13 1 (0.41%) HND
13 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.02%) SLA
2 9 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.22%) COSHH
5 2 (0.82%) GDPR
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.41%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 190 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 91 (37.14%) Hyper-V
3 85 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (14.69%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (12.24%) XenApp
6 19 (7.76%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.86%) vSphere
9 6 (2.45%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.04%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.63%) XenServer
12 3 (1.22%) Xen
13 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.82%) vCloud
14 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.41%) NFS
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (15.10%) SCCM
2 13 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.08%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.67%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (3.67%) SCOM
4 9 (3.67%) WSUS
5 4 (1.63%) SmoothWall
5 4 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.63%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 148 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 138 (56.33%) VMware
3 67 (27.35%) Citrix
4 57 (23.27%) Cisco
5 30 (12.24%) Veeam
6 10 (4.08%) Mitel
7 9 (3.67%) HP
7 9 (3.67%) Remedy
8 7 (2.86%) McAfee
8 7 (2.86%) NetApp
9 6 (2.45%) Avaya
9 6 (2.45%) Dell
9 6 (2.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.04%) IBM
11 4 (1.63%) EMC
11 4 (1.63%) Google
11 4 (1.63%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.63%) Symantec
12 3 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.22%) Capita