Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 140 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 -53 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 200 207 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.07% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.62% 13.52% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 180 184 274
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.38% -3.46%
10th Percentile £23,375 £20,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £46,500 £43,750 £44,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £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 1,135 1,531 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.77% 15.33% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,275 1,400
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +36 87 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Worcestershire +13 22 £39,125 +30.42% 3
Solihull -14 19 £41,250 +39.83% 6
Coventry +16 16 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Shropshire -8 15 £22,000 +1.15%
Staffordshire +23 14 £35,000 +55.56% 8
Wolverhampton +13 9 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Halesowen +44 4 £24,000 -
Warwickshire +14 2 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Herefordshire - 2 £30,000 - 3
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 - 6
Dudley -19 1 £25,000 -16.67%
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 177 (88.50%) Windows
2 157 (78.50%) VMware
3 154 (77.00%) Microsoft
4 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
5 110 (55.00%) Windows Server
6 100 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (41.00%) Office 365
8 70 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 66 (33.00%) Firewall
10 62 (31.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (29.50%) SAN
12 54 (27.00%) Citrix
13 50 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 49 (24.50%) NetApp
14 49 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (23.50%) Cisco
17 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 44 (22.00%) HP
19 42 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 41 (20.50%) DNS
21 38 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (18.50%) LAN
22 37 (18.50%) SQL
23 36 (18.00%) WAN
24 35 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
25 34 (17.00%) DHCP
26 33 (16.50%) TCP/IP
26 33 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (16.50%) Windows 7

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 49 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 42 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.00%) IIS
6 9 (4.50%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.50%) Apache
7 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 82 (41.00%) Office 365
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (33.00%) Firewall
2 59 (29.50%) SAN
3 41 (20.50%) DNS
4 37 (18.50%) LAN
5 36 (18.00%) WAN
6 34 (17.00%) DHCP
7 33 (16.50%) TCP/IP
8 29 (14.50%) Remote Desktop
9 28 (14.00%) VLAN
10 20 (10.00%) IPsec
11 14 (7.00%) NAS
12 13 (6.50%) VoIP
13 11 (5.50%) MPLS
13 11 (5.50%) VPN
14 9 (4.50%) DDNS
15 8 (4.00%) IPv6
15 8 (4.00%) Kerberos
15 8 (4.00%) SNMP
15 8 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.00%) MySQL
3 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (9.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.00%) Retail
4 3 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (14.50%) Analyst
3 24 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 23 (11.50%) IT Support
5 22 (11.00%) Support Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) Infrastructure Support
7 18 (9.00%) Support Analyst
8 17 (8.50%) Implementation Engineer
8 17 (8.50%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 14 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.50%) Consultant
10 13 (6.50%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (6.00%) Team Leader
12 11 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 11 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (0.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 24 (12.00%) Clustering
3 20 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.50%) HP StoreVirtual
5 15 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.50%) Driving Licence
7 9 (4.50%) Fat Client
7 9 (4.50%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.50%) iPad
12 1 (0.50%) iPhone
12 1 (0.50%) PKI
12 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 177 (88.50%) Windows
2 110 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 62 (31.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (16.50%) Windows 7
7 29 (14.50%) Linux
8 15 (7.50%) Windows 10
9 14 (7.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.00%) Unix
12 3 (1.50%) Android
13 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.50%) AIX
14 1 (0.50%) CentOS
14 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (13.00%) ITIL
4 25 (12.50%) Project Management
5 17 (8.50%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 14 (7.00%) Change Control
7 14 (7.00%) High Availability
7 14 (7.00%) Server Management
8 13 (6.50%) Change Management
8 13 (6.50%) Network Design
9 12 (6.00%) Presales
10 10 (5.00%) Process Improvement
10 10 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (5.00%) Service Management
11 9 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.50%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.50%) SQL
2 13 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.50%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (10.50%) MCITP
3 20 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (7.50%) Degree
4 15 (7.50%) MCSE
5 12 (6.00%) CCA
6 10 (5.00%) CCAA
6 10 (5.00%) CCNA
6 10 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.50%) CCNP
7 9 (4.50%) VCAP
8 7 (3.50%) MCSA
9 6 (3.00%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.50%) APMP
10 5 (2.50%) ISEB
10 5 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.00%) SLA
2 13 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.50%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
2 100 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.00%) vSphere
5 18 (9.00%) Terminal Services
6 17 (8.50%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (7.00%) XenDesktop
8 12 (6.00%) XenApp
9 11 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.00%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.50%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.00%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) Linux-HA
2 11 (5.50%) WSUS
3 10 (5.00%) SCCM
4 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.00%) SCOM
6 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.00%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.00%) vMotion
7 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 157 (78.50%) VMware
2 154 (77.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (27.00%) Citrix
4 49 (24.50%) NetApp
5 47 (23.50%) Cisco
6 44 (22.00%) HP
7 32 (16.00%) Dell
8 20 (10.00%) SonicWALL
9 17 (8.50%) CheckPoint
10 16 (8.00%) EqualLogic
11 9 (4.50%) Sophos
11 9 (4.50%) Veeam
11 9 (4.50%) WatchGuard
12 8 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
13 7 (3.50%) Avaya
13 7 (3.50%) McAfee
14 6 (3.00%) Mitel
14 6 (3.00%) Nimble Storage
15 5 (2.50%) Intel
15 5 (2.50%) SolarWinds