Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 166 104
Rank change year-on-year +51 -62 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 223 187 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 1.86% 2.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.04% 12.63% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 177 160 263
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,125 £21,050
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,221 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% - -

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 1,236 1,481 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.64% 14.77% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,268 1,559
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +53 107 £40,000 +9.59% 5
Worcestershire +48 26 £29,000 -12.12% 4
Coventry +25 24 £25,000 -19.35% 2
Shropshire +21 21 £24,000 -27.82%
Wolverhampton -1 10 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Staffordshire -12 10 £22,000 -21.43% 2
Solihull -2 8 £42,500 +66.67%
Herefordshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £19,500 -
Warwickshire -7 2 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 -
Halesowen +20 1 £21,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 190 (85.20%) Windows
2 170 (76.23%) Active Directory
3 161 (72.20%) Microsoft
4 148 (66.37%) VMware
5 135 (60.54%) Windows Server
6 112 (50.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (37.67%) ITIL
8 83 (37.22%) Firewall
9 72 (32.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 70 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 67 (30.04%) Office 365
12 63 (28.25%) Citrix
13 59 (26.46%) SAN
13 59 (26.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (25.56%) Hyper-V
15 53 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
17 49 (21.97%) Cisco
18 46 (20.63%) WAN
18 46 (20.63%) VMware ESXi
18 46 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 45 (20.18%) LAN
20 43 (19.28%) DNS
21 41 (18.39%) Self-Motivation
22 40 (17.94%) Finance
23 39 (17.49%) HP
24 37 (16.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (16.59%) vSphere
25 36 (16.14%) Windows 7
25 36 (16.14%) TCP/IP

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 72 (32.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 33 (14.80%) SharePoint
3 28 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.04%) IIS
7 7 (3.14%) Apache
8 6 (2.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 67 (30.04%) Office 365
2 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (37.22%) Firewall
2 59 (26.46%) SAN
3 46 (20.63%) WAN
4 45 (20.18%) LAN
5 43 (19.28%) DNS
6 36 (16.14%) DHCP
6 36 (16.14%) TCP/IP
7 33 (14.80%) IPsec
8 27 (12.11%) Remote Desktop
9 25 (11.21%) VoIP
10 21 (9.42%) Internet
11 20 (8.97%) NetScaler
11 20 (8.97%) SSL
12 16 (7.17%) VPN
13 11 (4.93%) VLAN
14 9 (4.04%) NAS
15 7 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.14%) DDNS
16 6 (2.69%) DMZ
16 6 (2.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.14%) MySQL
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 40 (17.94%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Law
3 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.69%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (23.77%) Analyst
2 42 (18.83%) Support Analyst
3 39 (17.49%) Support Engineer
4 30 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.66%) IT Support
6 22 (9.87%) IT Engineer
7 21 (9.42%) 1st Line Support
8 20 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (8.52%) Technical Specialist
10 17 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (7.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 16 (7.17%) Citrix Specialist
11 16 (7.17%) Citrix Technical Specialist
11 16 (7.17%) Help Desk Engineer
11 16 (7.17%) Help Desk Support
11 16 (7.17%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 16 (7.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
12 13 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (5.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) LDAP
1 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (0.90%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.45%) COM
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.39%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (13.45%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.07%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.83%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.14%) Clustering
6 7 (3.14%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.14%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.90%) Fintech
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 190 (85.20%) Windows
2 135 (60.54%) Windows Server
3 70 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (26.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (16.14%) Windows 7
7 22 (9.87%) Windows 10
7 22 (9.87%) Windows 8
8 16 (7.17%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.93%) Linux
10 5 (2.24%) Android
11 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Unix
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.67%) ITIL
2 46 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (16.14%) Project Management
4 31 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.66%) PRINCE2
8 24 (10.76%) Business Continuity
9 22 (9.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (9.42%) IT Strategy
10 21 (9.42%) Service Delivery
11 20 (8.97%) Network Design
11 20 (8.97%) Translating Business Requirements
12 18 (8.07%) Incident Management
12 18 (8.07%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (8.07%) Service Management
12 18 (8.07%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.17%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.48%) Change Control
15 8 (3.59%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.35%) SQL
2 20 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.35%) VB
4 3 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (16.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.45%) Degree
3 21 (9.42%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (8.97%) MCSE
5 18 (8.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (5.38%) MCITP
7 11 (4.93%) MCSA
8 8 (3.59%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.14%) DBS Check
10 6 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.24%) APMP
11 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.24%) ISEB
11 5 (2.24%) MCP
11 5 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.79%) CCNA
13 2 (0.90%) CCDA
13 2 (0.90%) SCSE
14 1 (0.45%) MCDST
14 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.00%) SLA
2 27 (12.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (9.42%) COBIT
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 170 (76.23%) Active Directory
2 112 (50.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (25.56%) Hyper-V
4 46 (20.63%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (16.59%) vSphere
6 35 (15.70%) XenDesktop
7 29 (13.00%) XenApp
8 22 (9.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (5.83%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (5.38%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.14%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (9.42%) SCVMM
2 18 (8.07%) vCenter Server
2 18 (8.07%) vMotion
3 16 (7.17%) SCCM
4 6 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.24%) WSUS
6 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.79%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.45%) SCOM
9 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 161 (72.20%) Microsoft
2 148 (66.37%) VMware
3 63 (28.25%) Citrix
4 49 (21.97%) Cisco
5 39 (17.49%) HP
6 28 (12.56%) NetApp
7 18 (8.07%) Ivanti
8 17 (7.62%) Dell
9 14 (6.28%) SonicWALL
10 13 (5.83%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.48%) WatchGuard
12 9 (4.04%) Mitel
13 7 (3.14%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (3.14%) McAfee
13 7 (3.14%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.69%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (2.69%) Intel
14 6 (2.69%) Sophos
14 6 (2.69%) Veeam
15 5 (2.24%) Nimble Storage