Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 136 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -32
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 246 212 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.61% 2.17% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.83% 15.00% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 188 180 263
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £43,250 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% -

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 1,380 1,413 2,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.64% 14.45% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,069 1,182 1,707
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,957 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £58,700 £61,250
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 June 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 June 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 +43 117 £39,000 +13.04% 11
Worcestershire +50 34 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Coventry +7 25 £26,250 -12.50%
Shropshire +16 19 £24,000 -24.41% 4
Staffordshire -7 13 £22,000 -24.14% 1
Wolverhampton -8 10 £31,750 +2.42% 1
Solihull -3 9 £39,500 +54.90% 1
Herefordshire +26 3 £29,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £19,500 -
Warwickshire -24 2 £38,750 +29.17% 2
Halesowen - 2 £22,250 - 1
Walsall -2 1 £30,000 +9.09%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 212 (86.18%) Windows
2 184 (74.80%) Active Directory
2 184 (74.80%) Microsoft
3 156 (63.41%) Windows Server
4 153 (62.20%) VMware
5 121 (49.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 106 (43.09%) ITIL
7 88 (35.77%) Citrix
8 87 (35.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 82 (33.33%) Firewall
10 71 (28.86%) Hyper-V
11 68 (27.64%) Office 365
12 64 (26.02%) LAN
12 64 (26.02%) WAN
12 64 (26.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (25.20%) VMware ESXi
14 60 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 58 (23.58%) Microsoft Office
16 54 (21.95%) SAN
17 51 (20.73%) Self-Motivation
18 49 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
19 48 (19.51%) XenDesktop
20 47 (19.11%) Finance
21 44 (17.89%) DNS
21 44 (17.89%) Cisco
21 44 (17.89%) vSphere
22 43 (17.48%) Data Centre
22 43 (17.48%) TCP/IP
22 43 (17.48%) SQL Server
23 42 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V

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 87 (35.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.07%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.85%) IIS
7 5 (2.03%) Apache
Applications
1 58 (23.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 68 (27.64%) Office 365
2 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 82 (33.33%) Firewall
2 64 (26.02%) LAN
2 64 (26.02%) WAN
3 54 (21.95%) SAN
4 44 (17.89%) DNS
5 43 (17.48%) TCP/IP
6 36 (14.63%) NetScaler
7 35 (14.23%) VoIP
8 34 (13.82%) DHCP
9 26 (10.57%) IPsec
9 26 (10.57%) SSL
10 20 (8.13%) Internet
11 17 (6.91%) VPN
12 14 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (4.88%) VLAN
14 11 (4.47%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.44%) DMZ
15 6 (2.44%) MPLS
15 6 (2.44%) NAS
15 6 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.03%) MySQL
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 47 (19.11%) Finance
2 9 (3.66%) Law
3 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.22%) Legal
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (26.42%) Analyst
2 50 (20.33%) Support Analyst
3 43 (17.48%) Support Engineer
4 32 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (10.16%) Technical Specialist
6 23 (9.35%) Citrix Specialist
6 23 (9.35%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 23 (9.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 23 (9.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 22 (8.94%) 1st Line Support
7 22 (8.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (8.94%) IT Support
8 21 (8.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 21 (8.54%) IT Engineer
9 20 (8.13%) Network Analyst
9 20 (8.13%) Network Support
9 20 (8.13%) Network Support Analyst
10 17 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (6.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.41%) COM
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.73%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (17.48%) Data Centre
3 31 (12.60%) Computer Science
3 31 (12.60%) Public Cloud
4 17 (6.91%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.47%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.03%) Clustering
7 5 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Fintech
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 212 (86.18%) Windows
2 156 (63.41%) Windows Server
3 64 (26.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (15.04%) Windows 7
7 28 (11.38%) Windows 10
8 26 (10.57%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.69%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.07%) Android
10 10 (4.07%) Linux
11 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (43.09%) ITIL
2 41 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (14.23%) Service Delivery
4 34 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (12.60%) Project Management
6 31 (12.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 31 (12.60%) Software Engineering
7 29 (11.79%) Business Continuity
8 27 (10.98%) IT Strategy
8 27 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 26 (10.57%) Network Design
9 26 (10.57%) Translating Business Requirements
10 25 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.32%) Service Management
12 16 (6.50%) Incident Management
13 15 (6.10%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.07%) Migration
15 8 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
16 7 (2.85%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.16%) SQL
2 16 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.03%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.22%) VB
4 3 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (17.07%) Degree
2 40 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (13.82%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (12.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (10.16%) MCSE
6 15 (6.10%) MCSA
7 10 (4.07%) MCITP
8 9 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.25%) MCP
9 8 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.85%) CCNA
11 6 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.44%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.22%) CCENT
13 2 (0.81%) CCDA
13 2 (0.81%) HNC
13 2 (0.81%) HND
13 2 (0.81%) SCSE
13 2 (0.81%) VCP6
14 1 (0.41%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.26%) SLA
2 30 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (10.98%) COBIT
4 2 (0.81%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 184 (74.80%) Active Directory
2 121 (49.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (28.86%) Hyper-V
4 62 (25.20%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (19.51%) XenDesktop
6 44 (17.89%) vSphere
7 42 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (16.67%) XenApp
9 5 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (13.82%) SCVMM
2 32 (13.01%) vCenter Server
3 31 (12.60%) vMotion
4 20 (8.13%) SCCM
5 10 (4.07%) WSUS
6 7 (2.85%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.63%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.22%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (74.80%) Microsoft
2 153 (62.20%) VMware
3 88 (35.77%) Citrix
4 44 (17.89%) Cisco
5 32 (13.01%) Ivanti
6 28 (11.38%) HP
7 16 (6.50%) NetApp
8 10 (4.07%) Sophos
9 9 (3.66%) Dell
9 9 (3.66%) WatchGuard
10 8 (3.25%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (2.85%) Mitel
12 6 (2.44%) Intel
12 6 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (2.03%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.03%) McAfee
13 5 (2.03%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.63%) IBM
14 4 (1.63%) Kaspersky
14 4 (1.63%) Symantec