Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 178 166
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 -37
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,049 2,729 3,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.81% 1.95% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.45% 12.34% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 2,488 3,116
England median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -1.43% +4.48% -0.34%

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 16,464 22,118 27,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.55% 15.81% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13,319 17,750 23,265
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in England

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MS Exchange in England

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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
London -47 687 £40,000 +5.26% 130
South East +39 458 £32,500 - 109
Midlands +55 307 £32,500 -10.34% 63
North of England -14 290 £29,000 -6.45% 122
West Midlands +50 228 £32,500 -13.33% 50
North West +10 161 £28,875 +5.00% 71
South West +30 156 £32,500 -7.14% 39
East of England +24 151 £35,000 -6.67% 58
Yorkshire -30 110 £32,500 - 39
East Midlands +26 77 £32,500 - 13
North East -6 19 £26,500 -11.67% 12
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 1,772 (86.48%) Windows
2 1,620 (79.06%) Active Directory
3 1,516 (73.99%) Microsoft
4 1,301 (63.49%) Office 365
5 1,095 (53.44%) Windows Server
6 1,020 (49.78%) VMware
7 665 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 649 (31.67%) Azure
9 587 (28.65%) DNS
10 583 (28.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 578 (28.21%) Windows 10
12 570 (27.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 559 (27.28%) Citrix
14 542 (26.45%) DHCP
15 520 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
16 510 (24.89%) Hyper-V
17 468 (22.84%) Firewall
18 441 (21.52%) ITIL
19 439 (21.43%) Windows 7
20 435 (21.23%) Cisco
21 413 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 386 (18.84%) LAN
23 384 (18.74%) Windows Server 2008
24 373 (18.20%) TCP/IP
25 372 (18.16%) WAN
26 367 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2013
27 330 (16.11%) PowerShell
28 328 (16.01%) SQL Server
29 307 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
30 281 (13.71%) SCCM

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
1 583 (28.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 367 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 264 (12.88%) SharePoint
4 141 (6.88%) Skype for Business
5 115 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (3.17%) IIS
7 23 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.34%) Apache
9 7 (0.34%) Confluence
10 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.15%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.15%) nginx
13 2 (0.098%) WordPress
14 1 (0.049%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.049%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 520 (25.38%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.44%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.098%) assyst
6 2 (0.098%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.049%) Eikon
7 1 (0.049%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,301 (63.49%) Office 365
2 649 (31.67%) Azure
3 169 (8.25%) AWS
4 97 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 58 (2.83%) Mimecast
6 53 (2.59%) OneDrive
7 35 (1.71%) IaaS
8 32 (1.56%) SaaS
9 23 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.93%) Power Platform
11 17 (0.83%) PowerApps
12 16 (0.78%) G Suite
13 11 (0.54%) PaaS
14 10 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 6 (0.29%) GCP
17 4 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
18 3 (0.15%) WhatsApp
18 3 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 587 (28.65%) DNS
2 542 (26.45%) DHCP
3 468 (22.84%) Firewall
4 386 (18.84%) LAN
5 373 (18.20%) TCP/IP
6 372 (18.16%) WAN
7 264 (12.88%) SAN
8 239 (11.66%) VPN
9 222 (10.83%) VoIP
10 153 (7.47%) Skype
11 119 (5.81%) Wireless
12 116 (5.66%) VLAN
13 95 (4.64%) Internet
14 80 (3.90%) NAS
15 76 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
16 74 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
17 60 (2.93%) NetScaler
18 40 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (1.95%) iSCSI
19 37 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.02%) MySQL
6 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (0.098%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.098%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.098%) Power BI
12 2 (0.098%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.098%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.049%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.049%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 16 (0.78%) Subversion
2 13 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.44%) JIRA
4 7 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.20%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.098%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.049%) Eclipse
General
1 245 (11.96%) Finance
2 72 (3.51%) Public Sector
3 68 (3.32%) Retail
4 66 (3.22%) Law
5 65 (3.17%) Legal
6 52 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.10%) Marketing
8 22 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.98%) Advertising
10 13 (0.63%) Electronics
11 11 (0.54%) Banking
12 8 (0.39%) French Language
12 8 (0.39%) German Language
13 7 (0.34%) Back Office
14 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.29%) Local Government
15 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.20%) Publishing
17 3 (0.15%) Front Office
17 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (21.57%) Analyst
2 400 (19.52%) Support Engineer
3 348 (16.98%) IT Support
4 327 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 272 (13.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 258 (12.59%) IT Engineer
7 224 (10.93%) Support Analyst
8 178 (8.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 171 (8.35%) IT Analyst
10 155 (7.56%) IT Support Engineer
11 151 (7.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 118 (5.76%) Administrator
13 117 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
14 109 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 109 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
14 109 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
15 103 (5.03%) Service Analyst
16 94 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
17 83 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 82 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.17%) WSH
2 23 (1.12%) LDAP
3 17 (0.83%) LAMP
3 17 (0.83%) Web Services
4 13 (0.63%) .NET
5 10 (0.49%) HTML
6 9 (0.44%) 802.1X
7 5 (0.24%) Middleware
8 4 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.20%) COM
9 3 (0.15%) CSS
9 3 (0.15%) Node.js
9 3 (0.15%) SAML
10 2 (0.098%) CSS3
10 2 (0.098%) HTML5
11 1 (0.049%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.049%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.049%) XML
11 1 (0.049%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.52%) Data Centre
2 116 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 107 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 105 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 71 (3.47%) Clustering
6 69 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (2.98%) Replication
8 50 (2.44%) Blackberry
9 38 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 37 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 29 (1.42%) iPhone
12 24 (1.17%) iPad
13 22 (1.07%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 16 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (0.68%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.63%) MPEG
17 13 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,772 (86.48%) Windows
2 1,095 (53.44%) Windows Server
3 578 (28.21%) Windows 10
4 570 (27.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 439 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 384 (18.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (7.47%) Linux
8 120 (5.86%) Windows 8
9 95 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 80 (3.90%) Android
11 51 (2.49%) Mac OS
12 39 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 32 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 28 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 26 (1.27%) CentOS
15 26 (1.27%) Windows XP
16 19 (0.93%) Unix
17 14 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (0.59%) VMS
19 9 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (21.52%) ITIL
2 413 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 239 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
4 147 (7.17%) Migration
5 113 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 110 (5.37%) Mentoring
7 100 (4.88%) Change Management
8 98 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 90 (4.39%) Service Management
10 89 (4.34%) Project Management
11 87 (4.25%) Time Management
12 82 (4.00%) Patch Management
13 65 (3.17%) Information Security
14 63 (3.07%) Cybersecurity
15 62 (3.03%) Server Management
16 61 (2.98%) Problem Management
17 53 (2.59%) ITSM
17 53 (2.59%) Presales
18 52 (2.54%) Mobile Device Management
19 51 (2.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (16.11%) PowerShell
2 216 (10.54%) SQL
3 30 (1.46%) VBScript
4 25 (1.22%) Python
5 20 (0.98%) Ruby
6 19 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 13 (0.63%) VB
8 8 (0.39%) C
8 8 (0.39%) C#
8 8 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.34%) Java
10 4 (0.20%) C++
10 4 (0.20%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.049%) PHP
11 1 (0.049%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.049%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.049%) VBA
Qualifications
1 307 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (8.78%) MCSE
3 130 (6.34%) MCSA
4 113 (5.51%) Degree
5 91 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 81 (3.95%) CCNA
7 68 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 66 (3.22%) Security Cleared
9 62 (3.03%) MCP
10 39 (1.90%) MCITP
11 32 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.37%) CCNP
12 28 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 26 (1.27%) DBS Check
14 25 (1.22%) SC Cleared
15 22 (1.07%) A+ Certification
16 20 (0.98%) CCA
17 18 (0.88%) DV Cleared
17 18 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (12.79%) SLA
2 47 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.07%) COBIT
5 21 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.59%) GDPR
7 6 (0.29%) NIST
8 5 (0.24%) BS25999
8 5 (0.24%) QA
9 4 (0.20%) PMO
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.15%) NCSC
11 2 (0.098%) PSD2
11 2 (0.098%) RMADS
12 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.049%) GxP
System Software
1 1,620 (79.06%) Active Directory
2 665 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 510 (24.89%) Hyper-V
4 247 (12.05%) XenApp
5 147 (7.17%) XenDesktop
6 138 (6.73%) vSphere
7 87 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
10 37 (1.81%) Terminal Services
11 27 (1.32%) Terminal Server
12 23 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 15 (0.73%) NFS
15 14 (0.68%) Firmware
16 13 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
16 13 (0.63%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 8 (0.39%) BitLocker
19 7 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 281 (13.71%) SCCM
2 99 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 70 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 63 (3.07%) WSUS
5 62 (3.03%) SCOM
6 38 (1.85%) vCenter Server
7 30 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 26 (1.27%) Puppet
9 25 (1.22%) Nagios
10 18 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 16 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 16 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 15 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (0.73%) Nessus
13 13 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.54%) Ansible
15 10 (0.49%) Avamar
15 10 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (0.49%) XenMobile
16 9 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,516 (73.99%) Microsoft
2 1,020 (49.78%) VMware
3 559 (27.28%) Citrix
4 435 (21.23%) Cisco
5 171 (8.35%) HP
6 139 (6.78%) Veeam
7 91 (4.44%) Apple
8 87 (4.25%) Symantec
9 82 (4.00%) Dell
10 76 (3.71%) NetApp
11 55 (2.68%) McAfee
12 53 (2.59%) EMC
13 52 (2.54%) SonicWALL
14 49 (2.39%) ServiceNow
14 49 (2.39%) Sophos
15 44 (2.15%) Meraki
16 42 (2.05%) Mitel
17 39 (1.90%) MobileIron
18 36 (1.76%) 3PAR
19 35 (1.71%) Red Hat