Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > North West
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 145 161
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -43
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 154 222 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.91% 2.17% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.06% 14.65% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 114 203 225
Median annual salary £36,250 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £19,875 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £49,750 £46,700
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.94%

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 1,095 1,515 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.58% 14.84% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1,145 1,749
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the North West over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +5 79 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Cheshire +13 27 £50,000 +100.00% 3
Merseyside +7 27 £26,000 -25.71% 2
Lancashire +7 13 £40,000 +42.86% 2
Cumbria -16 7 £45,000 - 2
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 120 (77.92%) Windows
3 115 (74.68%) Active Directory
4 93 (60.39%) Office 365
5 60 (38.96%) Windows Server
6 57 (37.01%) VMware
7 56 (36.36%) DNS
7 56 (36.36%) Azure
8 51 (33.12%) Windows 10
9 47 (30.52%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (30.52%) Microsoft Office
10 44 (28.57%) DHCP
11 41 (26.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (25.32%) Windows 7
12 39 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (25.32%) Citrix
13 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
14 34 (22.08%) Cisco
14 34 (22.08%) TCP/IP
15 33 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 31 (20.13%) ITIL
17 30 (19.48%) LAN
18 29 (18.83%) SharePoint
18 29 (18.83%) WAN
18 29 (18.83%) SAN
19 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
19 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (16.88%) Firewall
21 21 (13.64%) SCCM
22 20 (12.99%) VoIP

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 41 (26.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (18.83%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (7.79%) Skype for Business
5 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.95%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (30.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 93 (60.39%) Office 365
2 56 (36.36%) Azure
3 18 (11.69%) AWS
4 13 (8.44%) IaaS
5 5 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.25%) GCP
5 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 5 (3.25%) SaaS
6 3 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.95%) AWS CodeBuild
6 3 (1.95%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.36%) DNS
2 44 (28.57%) DHCP
3 34 (22.08%) TCP/IP
4 30 (19.48%) LAN
5 29 (18.83%) SAN
5 29 (18.83%) WAN
6 26 (16.88%) Firewall
7 20 (12.99%) VoIP
7 20 (12.99%) VPN
8 14 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 12 (7.79%) Skype
10 9 (5.84%) Internet
11 8 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (4.55%) Unified Communications
13 5 (3.25%) NAS
13 5 (3.25%) PBX
14 4 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.95%) Wireless
16 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.60%) MySQL
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.95%) Redis
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (5.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Law
3 4 (2.60%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.60%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (13.64%) IT Support
3 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) IT Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Analyst
5 15 (9.74%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (7.79%) ICT Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Exchange Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.84%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Office 365 Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Junior
11 7 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (8.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.55%) e-Learning
6 6 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.25%) Replication
8 3 (1.95%) AS400
8 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.30%) Clustering
9 2 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.30%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) CCTV
10 1 (0.65%) FMCG
10 1 (0.65%) iPhone
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (77.92%) Windows
2 60 (38.96%) Windows Server
3 51 (33.12%) Windows 10
4 39 (25.32%) Windows 7
4 39 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (11.04%) Windows 8
7 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (9.74%) Linux
9 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
9 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (6.49%) Android
11 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.30%) SUSE
13 2 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (20.13%) ITIL
4 16 (10.39%) Migration
5 13 (8.44%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (7.79%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.79%) Service Management
7 11 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (6.49%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.19%) Business Development
10 8 (5.19%) Data Privacy
10 8 (5.19%) ITSM
10 8 (5.19%) Presales
11 7 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
12 6 (3.90%) Email Filtering
13 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.25%) DevOps
13 5 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.39%) SQL
2 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.30%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.90%) MCSA
5 5 (3.25%) MCSE
6 4 (2.60%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.60%) CCNA
6 4 (2.60%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.60%) MCITP
6 4 (2.60%) Server+ Certification
6 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.95%) GNVQ
8 2 (1.30%) CCNP
8 2 (1.30%) CCSP
8 2 (1.30%) CCVP
9 1 (0.65%) Degree
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) MCTS
9 1 (0.65%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.69%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.65%) NIST
System Software
1 115 (74.68%) Active Directory
2 38 (24.68%) Hyper-V
3 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (12.34%) XenApp
5 16 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (9.74%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.09%) vSphere
8 12 (7.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (2.60%) Firmware
10 3 (1.95%) Docker
10 3 (1.95%) vCloud
10 3 (1.95%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.65%) KVM
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) SCCM
2 8 (5.19%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.60%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.30%) DameWare
7 2 (1.30%) MobiControl
7 2 (1.30%) OpenView
7 2 (1.30%) OVSD
7 2 (1.30%) SCOM
8 1 (0.65%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.65%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (37.01%) VMware
3 39 (25.32%) Citrix
4 34 (22.08%) Cisco
5 14 (9.09%) HP
6 9 (5.84%) Symantec
7 8 (5.19%) Actuate
7 8 (5.19%) McAfee
8 7 (4.55%) Dell
8 7 (4.55%) Remedy
8 7 (4.55%) SAP
8 7 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.55%) Sonus
8 7 (4.55%) Veeam
8 7 (4.55%) Virgin Media
9 6 (3.90%) Apple
9 6 (3.90%) NetApp
10 5 (3.25%) Google
11 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.60%) Proofpoint