Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +26
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 145 199 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.23% 2.57% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 24.87% 18.79% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 113 193 184
Median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,000 £20,900
90th Percentile £52,250 £51,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +7.10%

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 583 1,059 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.98% 13.68% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 465 796 1,106
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +15 46 £32,500 +7.79% 1
Solihull +1 27 £32,500 -21.69% 2
Staffordshire +8 23 £26,500 -18.46%
Herefordshire +19 13 £47,500 +25.00%
Worcestershire +26 11 £27,500 -35.86%
Warwickshire +27 9 £39,500 -10.23%
West Bromwich - 5 £40,000 -
Dudley +12 4 £27,500 +10.00%
Coventry +22 2 £35,750 -16.86%
Halesowen +5 2 £25,500 -1.92%
Shropshire - 2 £28,750 -
Walsall -5 1 £27,500 +48.65%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 126 (86.90%) Microsoft
2 124 (85.52%) Windows
3 108 (74.48%) VMware
4 101 (69.66%) Active Directory
5 91 (62.76%) Office 365
6 83 (57.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (53.79%) Windows Server
8 63 (43.45%) Azure
9 60 (41.38%) Citrix
10 58 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 51 (35.17%) VPN
12 47 (32.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 44 (30.34%) DNS
14 40 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 39 (26.90%) DHCP
16 38 (26.21%) MCSE
17 37 (25.52%) TCP/IP
17 37 (25.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 37 (25.52%) Veeam
18 35 (24.14%) PowerShell
18 35 (24.14%) LAN
19 34 (23.45%) Firewall
20 33 (22.76%) XenApp
20 33 (22.76%) XenDesktop
21 30 (20.69%) WAN
21 30 (20.69%) Cisco
22 29 (20.00%) MCSA
23 27 (18.62%) Backup Exec
23 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (18.62%) Problem-Solving

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 47 (32.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 37 (25.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 91 (62.76%) Office 365
2 63 (43.45%) Azure
3 7 (4.83%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.17%) VPN
2 44 (30.34%) DNS
3 39 (26.90%) DHCP
4 37 (25.52%) TCP/IP
5 35 (24.14%) LAN
6 34 (23.45%) Firewall
7 30 (20.69%) WAN
8 22 (15.17%) iSCSI
8 22 (15.17%) SAN
9 16 (11.03%) VLAN
10 11 (7.59%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.83%) Wireless
12 3 (2.07%) NAS
12 3 (2.07%) Skype
13 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.69%) Internet
13 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.69%) SSL
13 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (42.07%) Analyst
2 39 (26.90%) Support Analyst
3 26 (17.93%) Infrastructure Support
4 20 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 19 (13.10%) Technical Analyst
6 16 (11.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (11.03%) Support Engineer
7 15 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (10.34%) Technical Support
8 14 (9.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (9.66%) Technical Support Analyst
9 10 (6.90%) IT Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.21%) Graduate
10 9 (6.21%) Graduate Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) Graduate Systems Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) IT Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) IT Support
10 9 (6.21%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (14.48%) Driving Licence
3 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.90%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.38%) Replication
8 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (85.52%) Windows
2 78 (53.79%) Windows Server
3 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.55%) Windows 10
5 20 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (12.41%) Windows 7
7 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (4.83%) Linux
8 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.83%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.07%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.38%) Unix
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (17.24%) ITIL
3 24 (16.55%) Process Improvement
3 24 (16.55%) Server Management
4 23 (15.86%) Line Management
5 22 (15.17%) Change Management
5 22 (15.17%) Problem Management
6 19 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (12.41%) Commercial Awareness
7 18 (12.41%) Decision-Making
7 18 (12.41%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.83%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.83%) Data Management
10 7 (4.83%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (26.21%) MCSE
3 29 (20.00%) MCSA
4 13 (8.97%) Degree
5 12 (8.28%) DV Cleared
5 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.21%) CCNA
6 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.52%) MCP
8 4 (2.76%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.76%) CCNP
9 3 (2.07%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.07%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.38%) CCA
10 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.24%) SLA
2 23 (15.86%) BS25999
3 22 (15.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 22 (15.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (69.66%) Active Directory
2 83 (57.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 33 (22.76%) XenApp
4 33 (22.76%) XenDesktop
5 22 (15.17%) BitLocker
5 22 (15.17%) NFS
6 7 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.76%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.76%) vSphere
8 2 (1.38%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (18.62%) Backup Exec
2 11 (7.59%) SCCM
2 11 (7.59%) SCOM
3 4 (2.76%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.38%) SCSM
4 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 126 (86.90%) Microsoft
2 108 (74.48%) VMware
3 60 (41.38%) Citrix
4 37 (25.52%) Veeam
5 30 (20.69%) Cisco
6 22 (15.17%) Sophos
7 12 (8.28%) Symantec
8 11 (7.59%) NetApp
9 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.14%) Acronis
11 5 (3.45%) EMC
11 5 (3.45%) HP
12 4 (2.76%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.07%) Apple
13 3 (2.07%) Nimble Storage
13 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.38%) Juniper
15 1 (0.69%) Aruba
15 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
15 1 (0.69%) iManage