Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 148 97
Rank change year-on-year +7 -51 +41
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 250 256 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.39% 2.18% 3.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.76% 14.80% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 203 225 364
North West median annual salary £32,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £44,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £34,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.86% -

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 1,408 1,730 2,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.44% 14.71% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,410 1,939
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 -14 146 £33,000 +32.00% 30
Cheshire +46 55 £23,500 -11.32% 13
Merseyside -4 31 £40,500 +74.19% 8
Lancashire -22 11 £48,750 +50.00% 4
Cumbria -6 7 £32,000 -20.00% 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 (86.00%) Windows
1 215 (86.00%) Active Directory
2 170 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 125 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 117 (46.80%) Office 365
5 106 (42.40%) VMware
6 99 (39.60%) DNS
7 89 (35.60%) DHCP
8 82 (32.80%) ITIL
9 74 (29.60%) Microsoft Office
10 72 (28.80%) Windows 10
11 70 (28.00%) Azure
12 66 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 66 (26.40%) Cisco
13 59 (23.60%) Citrix
13 59 (23.60%) Firewall
14 56 (22.40%) PowerShell
15 54 (21.60%) Hyper-V
16 51 (20.40%) Windows 7
17 50 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 47 (18.80%) WAN
18 47 (18.80%) LAN
19 45 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (14.40%) SLA
22 35 (14.00%) SAN
22 35 (14.00%) SQL Server
23 32 (12.80%) TCP/IP
24 31 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008

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 66 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 74 (29.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 117 (46.80%) Office 365
2 70 (28.00%) Azure
3 15 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (5.20%) AWS
5 5 (2.00%) IaaS
5 5 (2.00%) Yammer
6 1 (0.40%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (39.60%) DNS
2 89 (35.60%) DHCP
3 59 (23.60%) Firewall
4 47 (18.80%) LAN
4 47 (18.80%) WAN
5 35 (14.00%) SAN
6 32 (12.80%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.40%) VoIP
8 20 (8.00%) Wireless
9 18 (7.20%) Skype
9 18 (7.20%) VLAN
9 18 (7.20%) VPN
10 11 (4.40%) Network Security
10 11 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (3.60%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.20%) Internet
12 8 (3.20%) IP Telephony
12 8 (3.20%) NAS
13 6 (2.40%) WLAN
14 4 (1.60%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 22 (8.80%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Law
3 12 (4.80%) Legal
4 7 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (21.20%) IT Support
2 51 (20.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (18.80%) IT Engineer
4 43 (17.20%) Analyst
5 40 (16.00%) Support Engineer
6 36 (14.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (10.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 25 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 25 (10.00%) Service Analyst
9 24 (9.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (8.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 21 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (8.40%) Network Engineer
12 20 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
12 20 (8.00%) Support Technician
13 18 (7.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 15 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
15 14 (5.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 13 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support Technician
16 13 (5.20%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.80%) LDAP
2 4 (1.60%) MAPI
3 1 (0.40%) JSON
3 1 (0.40%) SAML
3 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.80%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.80%) Driving Licence
3 16 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (3.20%) iPhone
7 5 (2.00%) FlexPod
7 5 (2.00%) Replication
8 4 (1.60%) Wiki
9 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.20%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.80%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.80%) FMCG
10 2 (0.80%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 215 (86.00%) Windows
2 125 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 72 (28.80%) Windows 10
4 51 (20.40%) Windows 7
5 31 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.20%) Linux
7 18 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.40%) Windows XP
9 12 (4.80%) Android
10 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.20%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.40%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.20%) VMS
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.80%) SUSE
14 2 (0.80%) Unix
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.40%) CentOS
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.80%) ITIL
2 50 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.00%) Document Management
6 19 (7.60%) Migration
7 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.60%) Information Security
8 14 (5.60%) Problem Management
8 14 (5.60%) Ticket Management
9 13 (5.20%) Change Management
9 13 (5.20%) Information Security Management
9 13 (5.20%) ISMS
9 13 (5.20%) Security Management
10 12 (4.80%) Asset Management
10 12 (4.80%) Project Management
11 11 (4.40%) Coaching
11 11 (4.40%) CRM
11 11 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.40%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.80%) SQL
3 2 (0.80%) C
3 2 (0.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.80%) MCSA
3 21 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (8.00%) CCNA
5 14 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (4.00%) MCP
7 9 (3.60%) MCSE
8 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 8 (3.20%) SSCP
9 7 (2.80%) CCNP
9 7 (2.80%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.00%) Degree
10 5 (2.00%) VCAP
11 4 (1.60%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.20%) CCIE
12 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.40%) SLA
2 14 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 215 (86.00%) Active Directory
2 54 (21.60%) Hyper-V
3 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.20%) XenApp
6 11 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (4.00%) vSphere
8 9 (3.60%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.20%) VMware NSX
10 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.00%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.60%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 4 (1.60%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.20%) vCloud
12 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) SCCM
2 6 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.60%) SCOM
3 4 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.60%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) DameWare
6 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
6 1 (0.40%) OVSD
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 170 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 106 (42.40%) VMware
3 66 (26.40%) Cisco
4 59 (23.60%) Citrix
5 25 (10.00%) Veeam
6 24 (9.60%) HP
7 19 (7.60%) NetApp
8 17 (6.80%) Avaya
9 16 (6.40%) ServiceNow
10 13 (5.20%) Sony
11 12 (4.80%) Apple
12 9 (3.60%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.60%) Dell
12 9 (3.60%) Symantec
13 8 (3.20%) iManage
14 7 (2.80%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.80%) McAfee
15 6 (2.40%) EMC
16 5 (2.00%) Intel
16 5 (2.00%) Veritas