Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 209 182
Rank change year-on-year -60 -27 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 904 1,750 2,657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.67% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.99% 11.68% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1,530 2,377
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,450 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,063 £26,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £49,813 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,055 14,983 21,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.60% 14.27% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,875 12,043 17,149
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in England

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in England.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in England

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in England

MS Exchange
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the England region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
South East +31 262 £31,500 -3.82% 32
London -98 224 £50,000 +11.11% 46
North of England -46 138 £32,500 - 37
Midlands -58 108 £39,810 +28.42% 34
South West -7 88 £33,000 +2.33% 12
East of England +14 81 £45,000 +30.43% 15
West Midlands -71 69 £43,750 +38.89% 19
North West -33 65 £45,000 +28.57% 18
Yorkshire -26 56 £30,500 -18.67% 18
East Midlands +4 38 £36,000 +16.13% 15
North East -3 17 £29,500 +7.27% 1
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 748 (82.74%) Microsoft
2 741 (81.97%) Windows
3 661 (73.12%) Active Directory
4 593 (65.60%) Microsoft 365
5 502 (55.53%) Windows Server
6 463 (51.22%) VMware
7 400 (44.25%) Azure
8 305 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 293 (32.41%) Firewall
10 248 (27.43%) Windows 10
11 230 (25.44%) DNS
12 219 (24.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 217 (24.00%) Hyper-V
14 212 (23.45%) Citrix
15 202 (22.35%) PowerShell
16 199 (22.01%) SharePoint
17 186 (20.58%) DHCP
18 180 (19.91%) Microsoft Office
19 176 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
20 174 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
21 169 (18.69%) WAN
22 158 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
23 146 (16.15%) LAN
24 142 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
25 141 (15.60%) ITIL
26 134 (14.82%) Cisco
27 129 (14.27%) Windows Server 2016
28 128 (14.16%) TCP/IP
29 125 (13.83%) SCCM
30 121 (13.38%) VPN

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 199 (22.01%) SharePoint
2 158 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (3.98%) Skype for Business
6 23 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (2.21%) IIS
7 20 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.88%) Confluence
10 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.22%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) Apache
13 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 180 (19.91%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Quorum
3 2 (0.22%) Relativity
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 593 (65.60%) Microsoft 365
2 400 (44.25%) Azure
3 101 (11.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 84 (9.29%) AWS
5 43 (4.76%) OneDrive
6 37 (4.09%) Mimecast
7 35 (3.87%) IaaS
8 15 (1.66%) PaaS
8 15 (1.66%) SaaS
9 12 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.33%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.00%) GCP
11 7 (0.77%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.22%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.22%) Google Workspace
13 2 (0.22%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 293 (32.41%) Firewall
2 230 (25.44%) DNS
3 186 (20.58%) DHCP
4 169 (18.69%) WAN
5 146 (16.15%) LAN
6 128 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 121 (13.38%) VPN
8 102 (11.28%) SAN
9 95 (10.51%) VoIP
10 87 (9.62%) VLAN
11 54 (5.97%) Skype
12 46 (5.09%) iSCSI
13 35 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
13 35 (3.87%) Wireless
14 30 (3.32%) NAS
15 27 (2.99%) WLAN
16 25 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
17 23 (2.54%) Internet
18 20 (2.21%) NetScaler
19 19 (2.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (0.55%) MySQL
6 5 (0.55%) Power BI
6 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.11%) MS Access
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 97 (10.73%) Finance
2 45 (4.98%) Law
3 35 (3.87%) Legal
4 29 (3.21%) Digital Economy
5 19 (2.10%) Banking
6 14 (1.55%) Local Government
7 12 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.00%) Electronics
9 9 (1.00%) Games
10 8 (0.88%) Marketing
11 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.44%) Social Housing
12 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
12 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 193 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 191 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 152 (16.81%) Analyst
3 152 (16.81%) IT Engineer
4 138 (15.27%) IT Support
5 118 (13.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 78 (8.63%) IT Support Engineer
7 76 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 67 (7.41%) Support Analyst
10 60 (6.64%) Service Analyst
11 59 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 57 (6.31%) IT Analyst
13 54 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 50 (5.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 46 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 43 (4.76%) Administrator
17 40 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
18 38 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
18 38 (4.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.22%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.11%) COM
3 6 (0.66%) JSON
3 6 (0.66%) Web Services
4 4 (0.44%) .NET
4 4 (0.44%) HTML
5 3 (0.33%) CSS
5 3 (0.33%) LDAP
5 3 (0.33%) Node.js
5 3 (0.33%) WSH
6 2 (0.22%) Laravel
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
7 1 (0.11%) ODBC
7 1 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.86%) Data Centre
2 49 (5.42%) Clustering
3 46 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.54%) Driving Licence
6 27 (2.99%) Replication
6 27 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.22%) User Experience
12 9 (1.00%) Microsoft Licensing
13 8 (0.88%) iPhone
13 8 (0.88%) PKI
14 7 (0.77%) iPad
14 7 (0.77%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 741 (81.97%) Windows
2 502 (55.53%) Windows Server
3 248 (27.43%) Windows 10
4 176 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 129 (14.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 106 (11.73%) Windows 7
8 94 (10.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 92 (10.18%) Linux
10 60 (6.64%) Android
11 37 (4.09%) Windows 8
12 26 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (2.77%) Mac OS X
14 19 (2.10%) Apple iOS
15 16 (1.77%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.55%) CentOS
18 5 (0.55%) Unix
18 5 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (24.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 141 (15.60%) ITIL
3 100 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (9.29%) Migration
5 70 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 63 (6.97%) Project Management
7 56 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 43 (4.76%) Project Delivery
9 42 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (4.31%) Service Delivery
11 36 (3.98%) Service Management
12 32 (3.54%) Problem Management
13 30 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
15 28 (3.10%) ITSM
16 27 (2.99%) Incident Management
16 27 (2.99%) Time Management
17 26 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (2.88%) Server Management
18 24 (2.65%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 202 (22.35%) PowerShell
2 99 (10.95%) SQL
3 21 (2.32%) C
4 10 (1.11%) Python
5 7 (0.77%) VBScript
6 6 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.55%) Ruby
8 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.33%) C++
8 3 (0.33%) PHP
9 2 (0.22%) Groovy
9 2 (0.22%) Java
9 2 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) Perl
10 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (9.62%) MCSE
3 51 (5.64%) CCNA
3 51 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.98%) Degree
5 39 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 35 (3.87%) MCP
6 35 (3.87%) MCSA
7 33 (3.65%) MCITP
8 23 (2.54%) SC Cleared
9 21 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.88%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.77%) DBS Check
13 7 (0.77%) MCTS
14 6 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.55%) MOS
16 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 4 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.86%) SLA
2 38 (4.20%) GDPR
3 9 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.22%) QA
9 1 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 661 (73.12%) Active Directory
2 305 (33.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 83 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
5 78 (8.63%) XenDesktop
6 74 (8.19%) XenApp
7 63 (6.97%) vSphere
8 35 (3.87%) Virtual Servers
9 27 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 26 (2.88%) Terminal Server
10 26 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (2.21%) VMware NSX
12 16 (1.77%) BitLocker
12 16 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (1.55%) NFS
14 13 (1.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 12 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
16 10 (1.11%) Docker
17 8 (0.88%) Firmware
18 7 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 125 (13.83%) SCCM
2 98 (10.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 24 (2.65%) vCenter Server
5 22 (2.43%) WSUS
6 21 (2.32%) SCOM
7 15 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (1.11%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.66%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.66%) PaperCut
10 6 (0.66%) Terraform
11 5 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 748 (82.74%) Microsoft
2 463 (51.22%) VMware
3 212 (23.45%) Citrix
4 134 (14.82%) Cisco
5 68 (7.52%) Veeam
6 63 (6.97%) Sophos
7 56 (6.19%) Apple
8 46 (5.09%) Symantec
9 42 (4.65%) HP
10 34 (3.76%) Dell
10 34 (3.76%) NetApp
11 21 (2.32%) Avaya
11 21 (2.32%) EMC
12 20 (2.21%) McAfee
13 19 (2.10%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.66%) SonicWALL
15 12 (1.33%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.33%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.33%) WatchGuard
16 11 (1.22%) Meraki