Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 122 166
Rank change year-on-year +34 +44 -71
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 231 211 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.11% 2.42% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.76% 17.78% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 219 179 158
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,750 £20,675
90th Percentile £50,500 £46,250 £45,750
England median annual salary £34,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.86% -

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 933 1,187 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.57% 13.60% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 759 928 1,268
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,935 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +50 120 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Staffordshire +23 28 £25,000 -9.09% 8
Solihull +5 24 £40,000 -8.57% 7
Coventry -5 15 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Dudley - 12 £28,750 - 4
Worcestershire -21 11 £40,000 +37.93% 7
Warwickshire -6 6 £32,000 -22.42%
Walsall - 3 £20,000 - 1
Stourbridge +1 2 £21,500 - 1
Halesowen -4 2 £26,000 +20.93% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £24,500 -
Wolverhampton +10 1 £27,500 -21.43%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 211 (91.34%) Active Directory
2 200 (86.58%) Microsoft
3 182 (78.79%) Windows
4 147 (63.64%) VMware
5 120 (51.95%) Windows Server
6 104 (45.02%) Office 365
7 101 (43.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 93 (40.26%) Citrix
9 84 (36.36%) DNS
10 76 (32.90%) DHCP
11 67 (29.00%) Firewall
12 63 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 62 (26.84%) Azure
14 60 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (25.11%) Microsoft Office
16 57 (24.68%) TCP/IP
17 55 (23.81%) Cisco
17 55 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 49 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 46 (19.91%) SLA
20 44 (19.05%) XenApp
20 44 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 42 (18.18%) ITIL
21 42 (18.18%) WAN
22 38 (16.45%) LAN
22 38 (16.45%) Windows 10
23 37 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
24 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
25 32 (13.85%) SAN

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 55 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (5.19%) IIS
5 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.46%) Apache
8 7 (3.03%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.73%) nginx
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (25.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.43%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (45.02%) Office 365
2 62 (26.84%) Azure
3 10 (4.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.60%) AWS
4 6 (2.60%) IaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Yammer
6 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.87%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (36.36%) DNS
2 76 (32.90%) DHCP
3 67 (29.00%) Firewall
4 57 (24.68%) TCP/IP
5 42 (18.18%) WAN
6 38 (16.45%) LAN
7 32 (13.85%) SAN
8 26 (11.26%) VPN
9 21 (9.09%) VLAN
10 10 (4.33%) NAS
11 9 (3.90%) VoIP
12 8 (3.46%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.03%) Internet
13 7 (3.03%) MPLS
13 7 (3.03%) Skype
13 7 (3.03%) WLAN
14 6 (2.60%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.60%) SNMP
15 5 (2.16%) SMTP
16 4 (1.73%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.87%) Power BI
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 13 (5.63%) Public Sector
2 12 (5.19%) Finance
3 8 (3.46%) Law
4 6 (2.60%) Banking
5 4 (1.73%) French Language
5 4 (1.73%) German Language
5 4 (1.73%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (29.44%) Analyst
2 42 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 27 (11.69%) IT Engineer
5 26 (11.26%) IT Support
6 25 (10.82%) Support Engineer
7 24 (10.39%) Systems Analyst
8 22 (9.52%) Database Analyst
9 21 (9.09%) Graduate
9 21 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
9 21 (9.09%) Graduate Database Analyst
9 21 (9.09%) Graduate IT Analyst
9 21 (9.09%) Graduate Systems Analyst
9 21 (9.09%) IT Graduate
10 19 (8.23%) Support Analyst
11 18 (7.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (5.19%) Consultant
14 12 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.60%) LDAP
2 4 (1.73%) Web Services
3 3 (1.30%) .NET
3 3 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.87%) MAPI
5 1 (0.43%) COM
5 1 (0.43%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.87%) Blog
6 2 (0.87%) Handset
6 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.43%) BYOD
7 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) iPhone
7 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 182 (78.79%) Windows
2 120 (51.95%) Windows Server
3 60 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (16.45%) Windows 10
6 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (12.55%) Windows 7
8 21 (9.09%) Linux
9 9 (3.90%) Android
9 9 (3.90%) CentOS
10 8 (3.46%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.46%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.73%) Fedora
14 3 (1.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (18.18%) ITIL
3 37 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (12.55%) Migration
5 22 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 21 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 17 (7.36%) Process Improvement
8 16 (6.93%) Preventative Maintenance
9 15 (6.49%) High Availability
9 15 (6.49%) Proactive Maintenance
10 14 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
10 14 (6.06%) Project Management
10 14 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
11 13 (5.63%) Change Management
12 12 (5.19%) Information Security
13 11 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (4.76%) Network Design
13 11 (4.76%) Time Management
14 10 (4.33%) Security Management
15 9 (3.90%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.55%) PowerShell
2 24 (10.39%) SQL
3 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.33%) MCSE
3 9 (3.90%) DBS Check
3 9 (3.90%) Degree
4 8 (3.46%) MCP
4 8 (3.46%) MCSA
5 7 (3.03%) CCNA
6 3 (1.30%) CCNP
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
8 1 (0.43%) MOS
8 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (19.91%) SLA
2 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.03%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (91.34%) Active Directory
2 101 (43.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 44 (19.05%) XenApp
5 24 (10.39%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.46%) vSphere
7 5 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.73%) Postfix
8 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.30%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (13.85%) SCCM
2 24 (10.39%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.76%) WSUS
4 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.16%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.16%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.30%) Ansible
7 3 (1.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.87%) SCOM
8 2 (0.87%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.43%) Icinga
9 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 200 (86.58%) Microsoft
2 147 (63.64%) VMware
3 93 (40.26%) Citrix
4 55 (23.81%) Cisco
5 29 (12.55%) Veeam
6 26 (11.26%) NetApp
6 26 (11.26%) Symantec
7 20 (8.66%) Dell
8 14 (6.06%) SonicWALL
9 13 (5.63%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.63%) EqualLogic
10 12 (5.19%) Meraki
11 10 (4.33%) McAfee
12 9 (3.90%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.46%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.46%) Cylance
13 8 (3.46%) HP
13 8 (3.46%) IronPort
13 8 (3.46%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.03%) Trend Micro