The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 104 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22  
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 113 146 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.40% 3.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.55% 13.19% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 95 125 136
Median salary £30,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.17% -3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -3.07% -4.41%  

MS Exchange is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 644 1107 954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.86% 18.21% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 533 908 795
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the West Midlands

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 33 £35,500 +18.33% 5
Warwickshire +40 25 £31,750 +15.45% 3
Staffordshire +12 14 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Shropshire +2 12 £33,375 +5.95%
Coventry +3 9 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Solihull -8 7 £33,000 +4.76%
Worcestershire -20 4 £21,500 +22.85%
Brierley Hill - 2 £27,250 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 219 (87.25%) Active Directory
2 213 (84.86%) Windows
3 182 (72.51%) Microsoft
4 178 (70.92%) VMware
5 136 (54.18%) Windows Server
6 112 (44.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 112 (44.62%) MS Excel
7 104 (41.43%) Citrix
8 95 (37.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 83 (33.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 76 (30.28%) Cisco
12 72 (28.69%) Windows 7
13 62 (24.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 61 (24.30%) Hyper-V
15 59 (23.51%) Office 365
16 57 (22.71%) SAN
17 54 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
18 50 (19.92%) DNS
18 50 (19.92%) Windows 8
19 48 (19.12%) Data Centre
20 46 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
21 45 (17.93%) Firewall
22 44 (17.53%) Windows 10
23 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (16.33%) TCP/IP
25 40 (15.94%) MS Office
26 38 (15.14%) DHCP
27 32 (12.75%) Linux
28 29 (11.55%) Dell

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 83 (33.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 62 (24.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (7.57%) Apache
5 17 (6.77%) IIS
6 14 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.19%) nginx
9 7 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.99%) Site Server
11 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.20%) SAS
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 112 (44.62%) MS Excel
2 40 (15.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Magento
1 8 (3.19%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.20%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.51%) Office 365
2 54 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.98%) IaaS
4 5 (1.99%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.71%) SAN
2 50 (19.92%) DNS
3 45 (17.93%) Firewall
4 41 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 38 (15.14%) DHCP
6 28 (11.16%) LAN
7 24 (9.56%) Remote Desktop
8 23 (9.16%) NAS
8 23 (9.16%) WAN
9 17 (6.77%) IPv4
10 15 (5.98%) VLAN
11 12 (4.78%) DDNS
12 10 (3.98%) IPsec
12 10 (3.98%) VoIP
13 6 (2.39%) Network Security
13 6 (2.39%) SNMP
13 6 (2.39%) Wireless
13 6 (2.39%) WLAN
14 5 (1.99%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.97%) MySQL
3 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 10 (3.98%) Advertising
1 10 (3.98%) Retail
2 8 (3.19%) Finance
2 8 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.80%) French Language
4 2 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (21.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (19.12%) IT Support
3 41 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 32 (12.75%) IT Technician
5 28 (11.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 27 (10.76%) IT Engineer
7 26 (10.36%) Analyst
8 23 (9.16%) Support Technician
9 20 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (7.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (7.97%) IT Support Technician
9 20 (7.97%) Operations Manager
10 16 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.37%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (5.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.98%) Support Manager
12 14 (5.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.78%) Senior IT Engineer
15 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.19%) Ajax
1 8 (3.19%) CSS
1 8 (3.19%) jQuery
1 8 (3.19%) JSON
1 8 (3.19%) LAMP
1 8 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (1.20%) .NET
3 2 (0.80%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.37%) Driving Licence
4 13 (5.18%) Clustering
4 13 (5.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (3.98%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.59%) NHS
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.80%) Fintech
10 2 (0.80%) Handset
10 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) CCTV
11 1 (0.40%) FMCG
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 213 (84.86%) Windows
2 136 (54.18%) Windows Server
3 112 (44.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (37.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (28.69%) Windows 7
6 50 (19.92%) Windows 8
7 46 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (17.53%) Windows 10
9 32 (12.75%) Linux
10 19 (7.57%) Unix
11 8 (3.19%) Apple iOS
11 8 (3.19%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.79%) Android
12 7 (2.79%) SUSE
13 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.20%) VyOS
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (9.96%) Service Delivery
2 23 (9.16%) Trend Analysis
3 19 (7.57%) ITIL
4 18 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (4.78%) ERP
6 12 (4.78%) Project Planning
7 11 (4.38%) Migration
7 11 (4.38%) Server Building
8 10 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (3.59%) Logistics
9 9 (3.59%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.59%) Project Management
10 8 (3.19%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.19%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (1.99%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (1.99%) Process Improvement
12 4 (1.59%) Business Continuity
12 4 (1.59%) Change Management
12 4 (1.59%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.16%) SQL
2 8 (3.19%) Java
2 8 (3.19%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.19%) PHP
3 6 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.56%) MCSE
3 14 (5.58%) Degree
4 10 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.79%) MCSA
8 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.59%) CCNA
9 4 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.59%) MCP
10 3 (1.20%) CISMP
10 3 (1.20%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 219 (87.25%) Active Directory
2 88 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (24.30%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.57%) vSphere
5 17 (6.77%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (6.77%) Terminal Services
6 12 (4.78%) XenApp
7 9 (3.59%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.99%) XenServer
10 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.80%) vCloud
11 1 (0.40%) Postfix
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.38%) SCCM
2 9 (3.59%) SCOM
3 7 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.99%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.80%) vMotion
6 2 (0.80%) WMI
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (72.51%) Microsoft
2 178 (70.92%) VMware
3 104 (41.43%) Citrix
4 76 (30.28%) Cisco
5 29 (11.55%) Dell
6 28 (11.16%) NetApp
7 23 (9.16%) SonicWALL
8 22 (8.76%) HP
9 18 (7.17%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.38%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.38%) Veeam
11 8 (3.19%) EqualLogic
12 7 (2.79%) Symantec
13 6 (2.39%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.39%) Sophos
14 5 (1.99%) Acronis
14 5 (1.99%) arcserve
14 5 (1.99%) Proofpoint
14 5 (1.99%) WatchGuard
14 5 (1.99%) Webroot
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