The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 66 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3997 3310 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.86% 3.17% 3.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.63% 15.13% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3450 2885 2818
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21453 21878 21653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 20.98% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17991 17819 18356
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK.

MS Exchange Salary Trend in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Exchange over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

MS Exchange Salary Histogram in the UK

MS Exchange
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 3808 £36,500 -1.35% 480
London +30 1630 £41,500 +3.75% 171
South East +4 788 £35,000 - 84
City of London +20 417 £47,500 +5.55% 46
East of England +11 337 £33,500 -4.28% 27
Yorkshire +16 272 £34,000 +6.25% 29
North West +27 227 £35,000 - 63
West Yorkshire +30 219 £34,000 +13.33% 21
South West +11 215 £35,000 +7.69% 54
Berkshire -15 175 £40,000 +8.10% 23
West Midlands +22 166 £32,500 -2.98% 20
Surrey +7 165 £29,000 -10.76% 17
Hampshire -2 154 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Leeds +45 146 £36,000 +20.00% 13
East Midlands +22 135 £38,500 +10.00% 21
Hertfordshire +28 127 £32,500 +10.16% 12
Manchester +9 123 £35,000 +16.66% 37
Buckinghamshire +14 102 £42,500 +30.76% 12
Scotland +13 74 £29,500 -13.23% 12
Essex -11 73 £37,500 - 4
Reading -35 70 £38,500 +4.05% 11
Birmingham +10 69 £31,500 -5.97% 5
Cheshire +23 66 £34,000 -11.68% 15
Wales -1 65 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Milton Keynes +24 64 £42,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +19 62 £33,500 -4.28% 5
Leicestershire +32 60 £42,000 +10.52% 8
South Wales -3 59 £37,500 -12.79% 5
Kent +25 56 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Bristol -2 53 £37,500 +7.14% 13

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 7046 (86.12%) Windows
2 5894 (72.04%) Active Directory
3 5648 (69.03%) Microsoft
4 4241 (51.83%) VMware
5 3762 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3713 (45.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2875 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2696 (32.95%) MS Excel
9 2683 (32.79%) Citrix
10 2438 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2333 (28.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 2319 (28.34%) Cisco
13 2119 (25.90%) Firewall
14 2083 (25.46%) DNS
15 2065 (25.24%) MS Office
16 2034 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
17 1818 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 1776 (21.71%) SAN
19 1770 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2013
20 1720 (21.02%) Windows 7
21 1694 (20.70%) SQL Server
22 1687 (20.62%) ITIL
23 1671 (20.42%) Hyper-V
24 1486 (18.16%) TCP/IP
25 1464 (17.89%) DHCP
26 1369 (16.73%) LAN
27 1363 (16.66%) WAN
28 1298 (15.86%) MCSE
29 1256 (15.35%) Windows XP
30 1255 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3713 (45.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2034 (24.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1770 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1255 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1213 (14.83%) Lync
6 1077 (13.16%) SharePoint
7 723 (8.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 677 (8.27%) IIS
9 151 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 147 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2000
11 146 (1.78%) Office Communications Server
12 137 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 101 (1.23%) Apache
14 76 (0.93%) IBM Notes
15 65 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
16 58 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
17 56 (0.68%) Tomcat
18 43 (0.53%) WorkSite
19 39 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
20 31 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2696 (32.95%) MS Excel
2 2065 (25.24%) MS Office
3 115 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.29%) MS Project
6 15 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.086%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.073%) InDesign
12 5 (0.061%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.049%) Solid Edge
13 4 (0.049%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.049%) SPSS
14 3 (0.037%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.024%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.012%) Windchill
16 1 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 77 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 20 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.21%) Eikon
6 17 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 15 (0.18%) assyst
8 9 (0.11%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.049%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.049%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.037%) HiPortfolio
10 3 (0.037%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.037%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.037%) Sage 50
11 2 (0.024%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.024%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.024%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.024%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.024%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 976 (11.93%) Office 365
2 227 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (0.70%) IaaS
5 35 (0.43%) SaaS
6 28 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 22 (0.27%) PaaS
9 6 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.073%) Yammer
10 3 (0.037%) Route 53
10 3 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.012%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2119 (25.90%) Firewall
2 2083 (25.46%) DNS
3 1776 (21.71%) SAN
4 1486 (18.16%) TCP/IP
5 1464 (17.89%) DHCP
6 1369 (16.73%) LAN
7 1363 (16.66%) WAN
8 1115 (13.63%) VPN
9 560 (6.84%) VoIP
10 484 (5.92%) Internet
11 424 (5.18%) NAS
12 401 (4.90%) Wireless
13 380 (4.64%) VLAN
14 306 (3.74%) iSCSI
15 212 (2.59%) MPLS
16 209 (2.55%) NetScaler
17 197 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
18 177 (2.16%) SMTP
19 166 (2.03%) Unified Communications
20 152 (1.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1694 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 533 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 311 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 207 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 150 (1.83%) MySQL
6 81 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 39 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
8 31 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 25 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 25 (0.31%) MS Access
11 21 (0.26%) Relational Database
12 16 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.18%) Big Data
14 13 (0.16%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.12%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (0.24%) MSI
3 15 (0.18%) TestDirector
3 15 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (0.17%) WinRunner
5 8 (0.098%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.086%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.086%) Subversion
7 6 (0.073%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.061%) JIRA
9 3 (0.037%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.024%) Ant
10 2 (0.024%) Automake
10 2 (0.024%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.024%) Emacs
11 1 (0.012%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.012%) Hudson
11 1 (0.012%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.012%) Bugzilla
General
1 1084 (13.25%) Finance
2 303 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 238 (2.91%) Law
4 207 (2.53%) Banking
5 187 (2.29%) Legal
6 169 (2.07%) Retail
7 165 (2.02%) Advertising
8 127 (1.55%) Back Office
9 99 (1.21%) Marketing
10 83 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 77 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 59 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 50 (0.61%) Publishing
14 33 (0.40%) Billing
15 32 (0.39%) Electronics
16 26 (0.32%) French Language
16 26 (0.32%) German Language
17 22 (0.27%) Front Office
18 19 (0.23%) Games
19 18 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1613 (19.71%) Analyst
2 1595 (19.49%) Support Engineer
3 1037 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 842 (10.29%) Support Analyst
5 726 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 712 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 674 (8.24%) IT Support
8 606 (7.41%) Consultant
9 442 (5.40%) Technical Support
10 422 (5.16%) Service Analyst
11 411 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
12 407 (4.97%) Administrator
13 371 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 345 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
15 310 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
16 303 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 281 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 271 (3.31%) Technical Engineer
19 255 (3.12%) Desktop Support
20 244 (2.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (2.02%) .NET
2 84 (1.03%) HTML
3 70 (0.86%) Web Services
4 59 (0.72%) Application Packaging
5 40 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 40 (0.49%) Software Packaging
6 35 (0.43%) LAMP
7 34 (0.42%) CSS
8 28 (0.34%) XML
9 25 (0.31%) COM
10 18 (0.22%) Middleware
10 18 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (0.20%) MSMQ
12 15 (0.18%) X-Windows
13 13 (0.16%) Memcached
14 12 (0.15%) XMPP
15 11 (0.13%) MAPI
15 11 (0.13%) HTML5
16 10 (0.12%) J2EE
17 8 (0.098%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1214 (14.84%) Blackberry
2 609 (7.44%) Clustering
3 445 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 234 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 189 (2.31%) Replication
6 185 (2.26%) iPhone
7 176 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 163 (1.99%) Fat Client
8 163 (1.99%) Thin Client
9 141 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 88 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 78 (0.95%) iPad
12 76 (0.93%) PDA
13 54 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 54 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 49 (0.60%) Mathematics
15 48 (0.59%) EqualLogic
16 41 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
17 39 (0.48%) Smartphone
18 38 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7046 (86.12%) Windows
2 3762 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2438 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2333 (28.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1720 (21.02%) Windows 7
6 1256 (15.35%) Windows XP
7 1033 (12.63%) Windows 8
8 842 (10.29%) Linux
9 387 (4.73%) Windows Vista
10 228 (2.79%) UNIX
11 227 (2.77%) Android
12 210 (2.57%) Mac OS X
13 155 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 143 (1.75%) Windows 2000
15 133 (1.63%) Apple iOS
16 103 (1.26%) Mac OS
17 96 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 86 (1.05%) CentOS
19 52 (0.64%) Solaris
19 52 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1687 (20.62%) ITIL
2 626 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 556 (6.80%) Migration
4 393 (4.80%) Service Delivery
5 349 (4.27%) Project Management
6 301 (3.68%) Problem Management
7 294 (3.59%) Change Management
8 278 (3.40%) Incident Management
9 259 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 226 (2.76%) Service Management
11 214 (2.62%) CRM
12 206 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
13 190 (2.32%) Configuration Management
14 183 (2.24%) Change Control
15 181 (2.21%) Business Continuity
16 163 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
17 154 (1.88%) Time Management
18 150 (1.83%) PRINCE2
19 145 (1.77%) Load Balancing
20 122 (1.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1177 (14.39%) SQL
2 860 (10.51%) PowerShell
3 153 (1.87%) Perl
4 130 (1.59%) VBScript
5 103 (1.26%) VB
6 96 (1.17%) C
7 78 (0.95%) Java
8 65 (0.79%) C#
9 55 (0.67%) PHP
10 52 (0.64%) Python
11 51 (0.62%) JavaScript
12 41 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 36 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 36 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 28 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.16%) R
16 12 (0.15%) C++
17 11 (0.13%) VBA
18 10 (0.12%) Ruby
19 7 (0.086%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1818 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1298 (15.86%) MCSE
3 734 (8.97%) MCP
4 721 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
5 636 (7.77%) MCITP
6 619 (7.57%) MCSA
7 618 (7.55%) Degree
8 607 (7.42%) CCNA
9 519 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 434 (5.30%) Security Cleared
11 329 (4.02%) SC Cleared
12 315 (3.85%) MCTS
13 298 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
14 250 (3.06%) CCA
15 230 (2.81%) VCP4
16 182 (2.22%) CCNP
17 147 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
18 98 (1.20%) DV Cleared
19 81 (0.99%) A+ Certification
20 80 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 852 (10.41%) SLA
2 78 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 37 (0.45%) QA
5 35 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.061%) COBIT
8 4 (0.049%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.024%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.012%) GMP
10 1 (0.012%) GLP
10 1 (0.012%) BS7799
10 1 (0.012%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5894 (72.04%) Active Directory
2 2875 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1671 (20.42%) Hyper-V
4 1176 (14.37%) XenApp
5 1096 (13.40%) vSphere
6 522 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 473 (5.78%) XenDesktop
8 327 (4.00%) Terminal Services
9 316 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
10 263 (3.21%) XenServer
11 147 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 134 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 126 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 96 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 78 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
16 75 (0.92%) Xen
17 72 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
18 69 (0.84%) ISA Server
19 54 (0.66%) vCloud
20 53 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1002 (12.25%) SCCM
2 554 (6.77%) SCOM
3 551 (6.73%) Backup Exec
4 292 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 248 (3.03%) WSUS
6 211 (2.58%) NetBackup
7 138 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 98 (1.20%) SCVMM
9 90 (1.10%) Nagios
10 65 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
11 63 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 61 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 59 (0.72%) SCDPM
14 50 (0.61%) HP SIM
15 46 (0.56%) WMI
16 43 (0.53%) ARCserve
17 40 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 40 (0.49%) Opsview
18 39 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
19 34 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5648 (69.03%) Microsoft
2 4241 (51.83%) VMware
3 2683 (32.79%) Citrix
4 2319 (28.34%) Cisco
5 1175 (14.36%) HP
6 847 (10.35%) Symantec
7 672 (8.21%) NetApp
8 646 (7.90%) Dell
9 504 (6.16%) EMC
10 443 (5.41%) Apple
11 337 (4.12%) Juniper
12 285 (3.48%) Avaya
13 251 (3.07%) CheckPoint
14 239 (2.92%) Veeam
15 197 (2.41%) Sophos
16 192 (2.35%) Oracle
17 179 (2.19%) Red Hat
18 176 (2.15%) McAfee
19 168 (2.05%) Bloomberg
20 164 (2.00%) IBM
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