Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 96 95
Rank change year-on-year -42 -1 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 209 336 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.93% 2.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.64% 18.01% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 184 277 273
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £20,575 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £44,700 £45,000
England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 1532 1866 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.28% 16.30% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1481 1362
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £23,638
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -63 60 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Solihull +16 36 £29,250 -10.00% 3
Shropshire +4 25 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Warwickshire -4 25 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Staffordshire -9 22 £25,748 -26.43% 1
Coventry +14 16 £30,750 -22.15%
Worcestershire -17 8 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Wolverhampton +4 6 £31,000 -7.46%
Walsall -5 3 £27,000 -10.00%
West Bromwich +1 1 £22,000 -33.33%
Halesowen - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 180 (86.12%) Microsoft
2 179 (85.65%) Windows
3 172 (82.30%) Active Directory
4 145 (69.38%) VMware
5 107 (51.20%) Windows Server
6 90 (43.06%) Citrix
7 86 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 82 (39.23%) Firewall
9 73 (34.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 71 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (29.67%) Hyper-V
13 58 (27.75%) Office 365
14 57 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
15 52 (24.88%) TCP/IP
16 49 (23.44%) ITIL
17 47 (22.49%) LAN
18 46 (22.01%) SAN
19 45 (21.53%) WAN
20 44 (21.05%) DNS
20 44 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (20.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 42 (20.10%) Cisco
23 40 (19.14%) Dell
24 37 (17.70%) Enterprise Storage
25 36 (17.22%) NetApp
26 35 (16.75%) EqualLogic
27 34 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2013
28 32 (15.31%) Windows 7
28 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification

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 73 (34.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 34 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (6.22%) IIS
6 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.31%) Apache
7 9 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.35%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.75%) Office 365
2 43 (20.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.91%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.96%) Yammer
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) G Suite
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (39.23%) Firewall
2 52 (24.88%) TCP/IP
3 47 (22.49%) LAN
4 46 (22.01%) SAN
5 45 (21.53%) WAN
6 44 (21.05%) DNS
7 25 (11.96%) DHCP
7 25 (11.96%) VoIP
8 13 (6.22%) SSL
9 12 (5.74%) DDNS
9 12 (5.74%) VLAN
10 11 (5.26%) NAS
10 11 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (4.31%) IPsec
11 9 (4.31%) Skype
11 9 (4.31%) VPN
12 5 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.91%) FTP
13 4 (1.91%) SMTP
13 4 (1.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.78%) MySQL
3 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (6.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Legal
3 8 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.87%) Law
4 6 (2.87%) Retail
4 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (28.23%) Analyst
2 47 (22.49%) Support Engineer
3 44 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 35 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (13.40%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (12.44%) IT Support
7 21 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (8.61%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (8.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (8.13%) Active Directory Support
9 17 (8.13%) Exchange Support
9 17 (8.13%) Server Support
10 15 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 15 (7.18%) Infrastructure Support
10 15 (7.18%) Windows Support Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Server Support Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) COM
2 1 (0.48%) CSS
2 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 27 (12.92%) Data Centre
3 23 (11.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.78%) Clustering
5 7 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.35%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.87%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.44%) PKI
8 3 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (0.96%) AS400
9 2 (0.96%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) BBC
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) CMDB
10 1 (0.48%) iPhone
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.48%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 179 (85.65%) Windows
2 107 (51.20%) Windows Server
3 71 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (15.31%) Windows 7
7 31 (14.83%) Windows 10
8 24 (11.48%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.78%) Android
9 10 (4.78%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.44%) Linux
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.44%) ITIL
2 27 (12.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (11.48%) Problem Management
4 19 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 18 (8.61%) Project Management
6 16 (7.66%) Line Management
7 15 (7.18%) Business Continuity
8 14 (6.70%) Change Management
8 14 (6.70%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.22%) Network Design
10 12 (5.74%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (4.31%) BCP
13 9 (4.31%) Business Continuity Planning
13 9 (4.31%) Contingency Planning
13 9 (4.31%) IT Strategy
13 9 (4.31%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.31%) Six Sigma
13 9 (4.31%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.53%) SQL
2 20 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) VB
3 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.48%) C
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.66%) MCSE
3 13 (6.22%) CCNA
3 13 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (2.87%) MCSA
5 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.39%) MOS
6 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.91%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.91%) MCITP
7 4 (1.91%) MCP
8 3 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCNP
9 2 (0.96%) Degree
9 2 (0.96%) VCP4
9 2 (0.96%) VCP5
10 1 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.22%) SLA
3 9 (4.31%) COBIT
4 4 (1.91%) BS25999
4 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 172 (82.30%) Active Directory
2 86 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (29.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.13%) vSphere
5 15 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (6.22%) XenApp
7 4 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.96%) XenServer
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.13%) SCCM
2 13 (6.22%) WSUS
3 8 (3.83%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.39%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.91%) SCOM
6 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 180 (86.12%) Microsoft
2 145 (69.38%) VMware
3 90 (43.06%) Citrix
4 42 (20.10%) Cisco
5 40 (19.14%) Dell
6 36 (17.22%) NetApp
7 35 (16.75%) EqualLogic
8 20 (9.57%) Veeam
9 15 (7.18%) HP
10 14 (6.70%) Symantec
11 13 (6.22%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.78%) Sophos
13 8 (3.83%) McAfee
14 5 (2.39%) Nimble Storage
15 4 (1.91%) Barracuda Networks
15 4 (1.91%) Synology
16 3 (1.44%) AVG
16 3 (1.44%) EMC
16 3 (1.44%) Veritas
17 2 (0.96%) Intel