Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 119 114
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 195 239 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 2.40% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.50% 15.26% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 190 219
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,750 £18,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £42,500 £45,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 1,114 1,566 1,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.04% 15.74% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1,237 1,214
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,925 £24,900 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -27 62 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Solihull +9 38 £41,500 +41.28% 5
Staffordshire +41 28 £30,250 +3.42% 1
Worcestershire -22 25 £43,250 +51.75% 1
Coventry +23 11 £36,250 +20.83%
Shropshire -22 6 - -
Wolverhampton +23 5 £37,500 +21.95%
Halesowen +38 3 £24,000 +4.35% 1
Warwickshire +2 3 £44,000 +69.23% 1
Dudley +2 3 £25,000 -16.67%
Herefordshire -9 2 £38,000 +28.81%
Stourbridge - 2 £25,500 -
Walsall -2 1 £18,500 -38.33%
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 166 (85.13%) Windows
2 152 (77.95%) Microsoft
3 151 (77.44%) Active Directory
4 137 (70.26%) VMware
5 85 (43.59%) Windows Server
6 80 (41.03%) Office 365
7 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (31.79%) Hyper-V
9 50 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (24.62%) Citrix
10 48 (24.62%) Firewall
11 42 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (21.54%) Enterprise Storage
12 41 (21.03%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (21.03%) SAN
13 39 (20.00%) LAN
13 39 (20.00%) DNS
13 39 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 38 (19.49%) ITIL
15 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 37 (18.97%) WAN
16 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
16 36 (18.46%) NetApp
17 35 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (17.44%) SQL
19 33 (16.92%) Linux
19 33 (16.92%) VoIP
19 33 (16.92%) Dell
19 33 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
20 32 (16.41%) Microsoft Office

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 33 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 29 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.18%) IIS
5 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.54%) SAS
10 2 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (41.03%) Office 365
2 35 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.62%) Firewall
2 41 (21.03%) SAN
3 39 (20.00%) DNS
3 39 (20.00%) LAN
4 37 (18.97%) WAN
5 36 (18.46%) TCP/IP
6 33 (16.92%) VoIP
7 32 (16.41%) VLAN
8 27 (13.85%) DHCP
9 17 (8.72%) MPLS
10 15 (7.69%) SNMP
11 14 (7.18%) Kerberos
11 14 (7.18%) NAS
11 14 (7.18%) WLAN
12 13 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (5.13%) IPsec
14 9 (4.62%) SSL
15 8 (4.10%) VPN
16 6 (3.08%) DDNS
16 6 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) MySQL
3 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (8.72%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.54%) Advertising
3 3 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (0.51%) French Language
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (21.54%) Analyst
2 27 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (13.85%) IT Engineer
3 24 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 20 (10.26%) IT Support
6 18 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (7.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.64%) Field Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Team Leader
12 10 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 10 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
13 9 (4.62%) Network Analyst
13 9 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.21%) LDAP
2 5 (2.56%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.54%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.54%) Enterprise Storage
2 29 (14.87%) Clustering
3 18 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.23%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (8.72%) Driving Licence
5 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.05%) PKI
6 4 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.03%) Online Games
8 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 166 (85.13%) Windows
2 85 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 42 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (16.92%) Linux
5 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (12.31%) Windows 7
8 18 (9.23%) Windows 10
9 10 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.56%) CentOS
10 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.54%) Unix
12 1 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (19.49%) ITIL
4 22 (11.28%) Network Design
5 20 (10.26%) Change Management
6 19 (9.74%) Load Balancing
6 19 (9.74%) Service Delivery
7 18 (9.23%) High Availability
8 17 (8.72%) Process Improvement
9 16 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (7.69%) Project Management
11 14 (7.18%) Information Security
12 13 (6.67%) Server Management
13 12 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (5.64%) DNA
14 11 (5.64%) IT Strategy
15 10 (5.13%) Migration
15 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.44%) SQL
2 11 (5.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.59%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) VB6
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.36%) MCITP
3 25 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (11.28%) MCSE
5 21 (10.77%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (8.21%) CCNA
6 16 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (7.69%) CCA
7 15 (7.69%) Degree
7 15 (7.69%) MCSA
8 13 (6.67%) CCAA
8 13 (6.67%) CCNP
9 12 (6.15%) VCAP
10 4 (2.05%) MCP
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.51%) MCDST
11 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.74%) SLA
2 18 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.62%) COBIT
4 2 (1.03%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (77.44%) Active Directory
2 78 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (31.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.62%) vSphere
6 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.03%) UAG
7 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.03%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (8.72%) SCCM
2 16 (8.21%) Linux-HA
3 13 (6.67%) WSUS
4 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.08%) SCOM
6 3 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.03%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 152 (77.95%) Microsoft
2 137 (70.26%) VMware
3 48 (24.62%) Citrix
4 36 (18.46%) NetApp
5 33 (16.92%) Dell
6 31 (15.90%) Cisco
7 22 (11.28%) EqualLogic
8 21 (10.77%) HP
9 12 (6.15%) Avaya
10 9 (4.62%) Sophos
10 9 (4.62%) Veeam
11 8 (4.10%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.56%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.05%) CyberArk
13 4 (2.05%) Remedy
13 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.05%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.54%) AVG
14 3 (1.54%) CommVault
14 3 (1.54%) Juniper