Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 90 120
Rank change year-on-year -38 +30 -51
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 211 308 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.92% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.47% 18.68% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 178 258 236
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,750 £19,375
90th Percentile £44,125 £43,225 £47,500
England median annual salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.45% -1.43% -

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 1,566 1,649 1,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.07% 15.63% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 1,314 1,310
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -39 68 £30,500 -3.17% 10
Solihull +10 40 £29,500 +2.61% 3
Shropshire +13 27 £22,000 -26.67% 1
Coventry +1 17 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Warwickshire -13 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Staffordshire -24 13 £26,250 -25.00% 4
Worcestershire -2 12 £28,500 +42.50% 6
Wolverhampton -1 9 £31,000 +8.77% 1
Walsall -5 6 £30,500 +1.67% 2
Dudley +9 1 £30,000 +15.38%
Herefordshire 0 1 £29,500 -15.71%
Halesowen - 1 £23,000 - 1
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 181 (85.78%) Windows
2 177 (83.89%) Microsoft
3 159 (75.36%) Active Directory
4 143 (67.77%) VMware
5 119 (56.40%) Windows Server
6 100 (47.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 93 (44.08%) Citrix
8 84 (39.81%) Firewall
9 79 (37.44%) Hyper-V
10 74 (35.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 66 (31.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (27.49%) Office 365
13 56 (26.54%) Microsoft Office
14 54 (25.59%) ITIL
15 52 (24.64%) LAN
16 51 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (23.70%) WAN
18 47 (22.27%) TCP/IP
19 46 (21.80%) SAN
20 44 (20.85%) Data Centre
21 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
22 42 (19.91%) DNS
23 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
25 36 (17.06%) Enterprise Storage
26 35 (16.59%) NetApp
27 33 (15.64%) Cisco
28 31 (14.69%) Dell
29 30 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
30 29 (13.74%) VMware ESXi

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 74 (35.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.27%) Apache
5 9 (4.27%) IIS
6 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.37%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (26.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.49%) Office 365
2 37 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.95%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Yammer
5 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (39.81%) Firewall
2 52 (24.64%) LAN
3 50 (23.70%) WAN
4 47 (22.27%) TCP/IP
5 46 (21.80%) SAN
6 42 (19.91%) DNS
7 22 (10.43%) DHCP
7 22 (10.43%) VoIP
8 15 (7.11%) SSL
9 13 (6.16%) DDNS
9 13 (6.16%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (5.21%) IPsec
10 11 (5.21%) NAS
10 11 (5.21%) NetScaler
11 10 (4.74%) VLAN
12 6 (2.84%) VPN
13 5 (2.37%) Skype
14 4 (1.90%) FTP
14 4 (1.90%) HTTP
14 4 (1.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.74%) MySQL
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (10.90%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.42%) Law
3 3 (1.42%) Legal
3 3 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (29.38%) Analyst
2 43 (20.38%) Support Analyst
3 42 (19.91%) Support Engineer
4 35 (16.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (15.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (9.48%) 1st Line Support
7 19 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (8.06%) Active Directory Support
8 17 (8.06%) Exchange Support
8 17 (8.06%) Server Support
9 16 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (7.11%) IT Support
10 15 (7.11%) Technical Support
10 15 (7.11%) Windows Support Analyst
11 14 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 14 (6.64%) Desktop Support
11 14 (6.64%) Technical Specialist
12 13 (6.16%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 13 (6.16%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) CSS
2 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.85%) Data Centre
2 36 (17.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 23 (10.90%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.58%) Public Cloud
5 13 (6.16%) Clustering
6 12 (5.69%) Driving Licence
7 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.37%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.95%) AS400
10 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 181 (85.78%) Windows
2 119 (56.40%) Windows Server
3 66 (31.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.43%) Windows 8
7 20 (9.48%) Windows 10
8 18 (8.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.37%) Android
11 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.95%) Linux
11 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.59%) ITIL
2 30 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (10.90%) Service Delivery
4 22 (10.43%) Problem Management
5 20 (9.48%) Process Improvement
6 19 (9.00%) Project Management
7 15 (7.11%) Line Management
8 12 (5.69%) Change Management
8 12 (5.69%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.21%) Business Continuity
9 11 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.21%) IT Strategy
9 11 (5.21%) Network Design
9 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.21%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (4.74%) Migration
10 10 (4.74%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.27%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.74%) SQL
3 2 (0.95%) VB
4 1 (0.47%) C
4 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.47%) PHP
4 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.00%) MCSE
3 15 (7.11%) CCNA
3 15 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.21%) Degree
6 10 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (4.27%) MCITP
8 8 (3.79%) MCSA
8 8 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.84%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.90%) CCENT
10 4 (1.90%) MCP
10 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.90%) VCP4
10 4 (1.90%) VCP5
11 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.95%) MOS
12 2 (0.95%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) SLA
2 12 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (75.36%) Active Directory
2 100 (47.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (37.44%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.74%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (10.43%) XenApp
6 21 (9.95%) vSphere
7 18 (8.53%) XenDesktop
8 16 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.90%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.06%) SCCM
2 11 (5.21%) vCenter Server
2 11 (5.21%) WSUS
3 10 (4.74%) SCVMM
3 10 (4.74%) vMotion
4 9 (4.27%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.84%) SCOM
7 3 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 177 (83.89%) Microsoft
2 143 (67.77%) VMware
3 93 (44.08%) Citrix
4 35 (16.59%) NetApp
5 33 (15.64%) Cisco
6 31 (14.69%) Dell
7 28 (13.27%) EqualLogic
8 19 (9.00%) HP
9 14 (6.64%) SolarWinds
10 13 (6.16%) Symantec
11 12 (5.69%) Ivanti
11 12 (5.69%) McAfee
11 12 (5.69%) Veeam
12 11 (5.21%) Sophos
13 7 (3.32%) AVG
14 6 (2.84%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (2.37%) IBM
15 5 (2.37%) Veritas
16 4 (1.90%) arcserve
16 4 (1.90%) Intel