Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 146 94
Rank change year-on-year +28 -52 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 207 204 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.40% 2.06% 2.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.18% 13.39% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 181 177 286
West Midlands median annual salary £33,682 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.27% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,000 £46,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,205 1,524 1,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.98% 15.37% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,283 1,528
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +1.37%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,800 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 West Midlands

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 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
Birmingham +51 96 £40,000 +9.59% 7
Coventry +26 30 £22,500 -28.57% 2
Worcestershire +22 19 £29,000 +7.41% 11
Shropshire +11 16 £24,000 -31.43%
Staffordshire +3 9 £27,500 +6.80% 2
Solihull -22 9 £42,500 +63.46% 5
Wolverhampton +11 8 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Halesowen +36 3 £24,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £19,500 -
Warwickshire +24 2 £41,250 +37.50% 3
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 183 (88.41%) Windows
2 164 (79.23%) Active Directory
3 149 (71.98%) Microsoft
4 142 (68.60%) VMware
5 119 (57.49%) Windows Server
6 107 (51.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (40.10%) Office 365
8 81 (39.13%) Firewall
9 68 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (30.43%) Hyper-V
11 60 (28.99%) SAN
12 59 (28.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 58 (28.02%) ITIL
13 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (22.71%) HP
15 46 (22.22%) Citrix
16 45 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 44 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
18 43 (20.77%) NetApp
19 42 (20.29%) Cisco
19 42 (20.29%) DNS
20 41 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
21 37 (17.87%) DHCP
22 36 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
22 36 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
23 34 (16.43%) SQL
24 33 (15.94%) TCP/IP
25 32 (15.46%) Project Management
26 31 (14.98%) WAN

MS Exchange
Co-occurring 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 59 (28.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 36 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (14.49%) SharePoint
4 23 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.86%) IIS
7 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.90%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 83 (40.10%) Office 365
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (39.13%) Firewall
2 60 (28.99%) SAN
3 42 (20.29%) DNS
4 37 (17.87%) DHCP
5 33 (15.94%) TCP/IP
6 31 (14.98%) WAN
7 30 (14.49%) LAN
7 30 (14.49%) Remote Desktop
8 27 (13.04%) IPsec
9 22 (10.63%) Internet
10 13 (6.28%) VLAN
11 12 (5.80%) VoIP
12 11 (5.31%) VPN
13 10 (4.83%) NAS
13 10 (4.83%) SSL
14 9 (4.35%) NetScaler
15 8 (3.86%) IPv6
15 8 (3.86%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (3.86%) VSAN
16 7 (3.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.90%) MySQL
2 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (14.49%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Automotive
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (19.81%) Analyst
2 33 (15.94%) Support Engineer
3 31 (14.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (14.98%) Support Analyst
4 26 (12.56%) IT Support
5 24 (11.59%) 1st Line Support
6 21 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Help Desk Support
6 21 (10.14%) IT Engineer
7 19 (9.18%) Help Desk Engineer
7 19 (9.18%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 16 (7.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (7.73%) Implementation Engineer
8 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Support
9 15 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (6.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 14 (6.76%) Senior Implementation Engineer
11 13 (6.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.80%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.48%) COM
2 1 (0.48%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.18%) Management Information System
4 17 (8.21%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (4.83%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.35%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.90%) Clustering
8 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.97%) Fintech
11 2 (0.97%) iPad
12 1 (0.48%) EPoS
12 1 (0.48%) iPhone
12 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 183 (88.41%) Windows
2 119 (57.49%) Windows Server
3 68 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (28.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 22 (10.63%) Windows 8
7 17 (8.21%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.76%) Windows 10
9 12 (5.80%) Linux
10 3 (1.45%) Android
11 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.02%) ITIL
2 45 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (15.46%) Project Management
5 22 (10.63%) Service Management
6 21 (10.14%) ITIL V3
7 16 (7.73%) PRINCE2
7 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.28%) Business Continuity
9 13 (6.28%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.31%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.31%) Presales
12 10 (4.83%) Change Control
12 10 (4.83%) Network Design
12 10 (4.83%) Server Management
12 10 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
12 10 (4.83%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.43%) SQL
2 16 (7.73%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.63%) Degree
3 15 (7.25%) MCSE
4 12 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.31%) MCITP
5 11 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.35%) MCSA
7 8 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.90%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.42%) APMP
9 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.42%) ISEB
9 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.93%) CCNA
11 2 (0.97%) CCDA
11 2 (0.97%) MCP
12 1 (0.48%) HNC
12 1 (0.48%) HND
12 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.59%) SLA
2 20 (9.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.83%) COBIT
4 2 (0.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 164 (79.23%) Active Directory
2 107 (51.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 29 (14.01%) vSphere
5 25 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (11.59%) XenDesktop
7 20 (9.66%) XenApp
8 17 (8.21%) Forefront TMG
8 17 (8.21%) Terminal Services
9 9 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (3.86%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) SCCM
1 9 (4.35%) SCVMM
1 9 (4.35%) vCenter Server
1 9 (4.35%) vMotion
2 8 (3.86%) WSUS
3 5 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.45%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 149 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 142 (68.60%) VMware
3 47 (22.71%) HP
4 46 (22.22%) Citrix
5 43 (20.77%) NetApp
6 42 (20.29%) Cisco
7 28 (13.53%) Dell
8 18 (8.70%) SonicWALL
9 17 (8.21%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.31%) Mitel
10 11 (5.31%) WatchGuard
11 10 (4.83%) EqualLogic
12 9 (4.35%) Ivanti
13 8 (3.86%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (3.86%) McAfee
14 7 (3.38%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.38%) Veeam
15 6 (2.90%) Nimble Storage
15 6 (2.90%) Sophos
16 5 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks