Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 137 116
Rank change year-on-year -34 -21 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,010 4,187 4,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.97% 2.56% 2.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.95% 14.24% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,719 3,590 4,491
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 25,184 29,393 33,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.52% 17.98% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20,309 23,903 28,271
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -43 1,296 £40,000 -5.88% 156
South East -69 500 £32,500 +4.84% 82
North of England -23 483 £28,500 -5.00% 85
Midlands +19 313 £32,250 +7.50% 63
East of England -21 257 £35,000 - 36
North West -35 256 £25,000 -13.79% 45
West Midlands +29 206 £33,091 +10.30% 37
Yorkshire -23 203 £32,500 - 32
South West -5 178 £33,750 +3.85% 32
East Midlands -6 107 £31,000 -5.84% 26
North East -29 24 £23,500 -27.69% 8
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 2,489 (82.69%) Windows
2 2,444 (81.20%) Active Directory
3 2,142 (71.16%) Microsoft
4 1,703 (56.58%) Windows Server
5 1,537 (51.06%) VMware
6 1,492 (49.57%) Office 365
7 998 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 963 (31.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 871 (28.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 871 (28.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 803 (26.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 798 (26.51%) Microsoft Office
12 787 (26.15%) Firewall
13 772 (25.65%) DNS
14 720 (23.92%) Hyper-V
15 710 (23.59%) ITIL
16 691 (22.96%) Citrix
17 667 (22.16%) DHCP
18 663 (22.03%) Windows 7
19 653 (21.69%) Windows 10
20 606 (20.13%) Cisco
21 603 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2013
22 538 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 520 (17.28%) PowerShell
24 488 (16.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 481 (15.98%) SCCM
26 477 (15.85%) SQL Server
27 472 (15.68%) TCP/IP
28 458 (15.22%) WAN
29 452 (15.02%) Finance

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
1 963 (31.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 603 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 345 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 295 (9.80%) Skype for Business
5 221 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 184 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 114 (3.79%) IIS
8 75 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 39 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 32 (1.06%) IBM Notes
11 24 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 16 (0.53%) Apache
13 14 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (0.43%) Confluence
15 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.30%) CMS
17 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 7 (0.23%) IBM Domino
17 7 (0.23%) nginx
18 5 (0.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 798 (26.51%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.100%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.033%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.033%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 47 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.80%) Concordance
2 24 (0.80%) Relativity
3 11 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (0.33%) ReMetrica
5 9 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) Ringtail
7 5 (0.17%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.066%) assyst
9 2 (0.066%) Maximo
9 2 (0.066%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.033%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.033%) Magento
10 1 (0.033%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.033%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 1,492 (49.57%) Office 365
2 803 (26.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (3.55%) Mimecast
5 75 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 74 (2.46%) IaaS
7 59 (1.96%) PaaS
8 56 (1.86%) SaaS
9 37 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 33 (1.10%) OneDrive
11 27 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (0.70%) G Suite
13 13 (0.43%) Serverless
14 12 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.33%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.33%) Dropbox
16 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.30%) Slack
17 7 (0.23%) Yammer
18 5 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 787 (26.15%) Firewall
2 772 (25.65%) DNS
3 667 (22.16%) DHCP
4 472 (15.68%) TCP/IP
5 458 (15.22%) WAN
6 449 (14.92%) SAN
7 440 (14.62%) LAN
8 331 (11.00%) VPN
9 262 (8.70%) Skype
10 197 (6.54%) VoIP
11 165 (5.48%) VLAN
12 142 (4.72%) Remote Desktop
13 133 (4.42%) Internet
14 126 (4.19%) Wireless
15 104 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
16 97 (3.22%) Unified Communications
17 76 (2.52%) NAS
17 76 (2.52%) Network Security
18 61 (2.03%) IPsec
19 54 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (1.13%) MySQL
6 32 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 26 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.40%) Power BI
12 11 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
13 10 (0.33%) Big Data
13 10 (0.33%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.20%) Blockchain
15 5 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.13%) FileMaker
16 4 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (1.66%) JIRA
2 20 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.30%) Redmine
5 9 (0.30%) Trac
6 5 (0.17%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.13%) Ant
8 3 (0.100%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.100%) Hudson
9 2 (0.066%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.033%) AppScan
10 1 (0.033%) Vagrant
General
1 452 (15.02%) Finance
2 120 (3.99%) Legal
2 120 (3.99%) Retail
3 119 (3.95%) Banking
4 118 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 95 (3.16%) Law
6 34 (1.13%) Back Office
7 30 (1.00%) Marketing
8 29 (0.96%) Advertising
8 29 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 25 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.60%) Games
11 16 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.53%) Front Office
12 15 (0.50%) Publishing
13 13 (0.43%) French Language
14 9 (0.30%) Billing
14 9 (0.30%) Electronics
15 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 657 (21.83%) Support Engineer
2 573 (19.04%) Analyst
3 454 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 388 (12.89%) IT Support
5 327 (10.86%) IT Engineer
6 306 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 275 (9.14%) Support Analyst
8 249 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 228 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 198 (6.58%) Service Analyst
11 196 (6.51%) Desktop Support
12 188 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 185 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
14 183 (6.08%) Administrator
15 181 (6.01%) IT Analyst
16 173 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
17 156 (5.18%) Exchange Engineer
18 152 (5.05%) Consultant
19 147 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 145 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.46%) Web Services
2 29 (0.96%) .NET
3 28 (0.93%) LDAP
4 14 (0.47%) HTML
5 11 (0.37%) Middleware
6 10 (0.33%) 802.1X
6 10 (0.33%) WSH
6 10 (0.33%) X-Windows
7 9 (0.30%) CSS
7 9 (0.30%) Flash
8 8 (0.27%) COM
8 8 (0.27%) XML
9 7 (0.23%) JSON
10 5 (0.17%) Ajax
10 5 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.17%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.17%) WAP
11 3 (0.100%) EDI
11 3 (0.100%) MAPI
11 3 (0.100%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 283 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 168 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
3 138 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 118 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 118 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 83 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 80 (2.66%) Clustering
8 79 (2.62%) Computer Science
9 65 (2.16%) iPhone
10 57 (1.89%) PKI
10 57 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 51 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
12 40 (1.33%) Replication
13 35 (1.16%) iPad
14 34 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 33 (1.10%) Fat Client
15 33 (1.10%) Thin Client
16 31 (1.03%) Smartphone
17 24 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2,489 (82.69%) Windows
2 1,703 (56.58%) Windows Server
3 871 (28.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 871 (28.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 663 (22.03%) Windows 7
5 653 (21.69%) Windows 10
6 299 (9.93%) Linux
7 212 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 205 (6.81%) Windows 8
9 127 (4.22%) Windows XP
10 107 (3.55%) Mac OS X
11 91 (3.02%) Android
12 69 (2.29%) Apple iOS
13 60 (1.99%) Mac OS
14 36 (1.20%) Ubuntu
14 36 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 32 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (0.73%) CentOS
18 14 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (23.59%) ITIL
2 538 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 373 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
4 238 (7.91%) Project Management
5 234 (7.77%) Migration
6 215 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 165 (5.48%) Service Management
8 160 (5.32%) Service Delivery
9 117 (3.89%) Incident Management
10 116 (3.85%) Presales
11 115 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (3.69%) PRINCE2
13 106 (3.52%) ITIL V3
14 99 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
15 98 (3.26%) Patch Management
16 95 (3.16%) Problem Management
17 94 (3.12%) Business Continuity
18 91 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
19 88 (2.92%) DevOps
20 87 (2.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 520 (17.28%) PowerShell
2 437 (14.52%) SQL
3 43 (1.43%) Python
4 34 (1.13%) VBScript
5 27 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 24 (0.80%) C
6 24 (0.80%) PHP
7 23 (0.76%) Perl
8 17 (0.56%) C++
8 17 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.53%) VB
10 9 (0.30%) Ruby
11 8 (0.27%) C#
12 4 (0.13%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.13%) VBA
13 1 (0.033%) Java
13 1 (0.033%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.033%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 488 (16.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 298 (9.90%) MCSE
3 196 (6.51%) Degree
4 184 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 177 (5.88%) MCSA
6 175 (5.81%) CCNA
7 135 (4.49%) MCP
8 123 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 94 (3.12%) Security Cleared
10 83 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (2.62%) SC Cleared
12 71 (2.36%) MCITP
13 54 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 47 (1.56%) CCNP
15 39 (1.30%) DBS Check
16 31 (1.03%) A+ Certification
17 26 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
17 26 (0.86%) DV Cleared
18 25 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
18 25 (0.83%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (7.51%) SLA
2 43 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (0.90%) GDPR
4 23 (0.76%) PMO
5 13 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.37%) COBIT
7 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.30%) QA
9 7 (0.23%) GAMP
9 7 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.100%) DICOM
11 3 (0.100%) HL7
12 2 (0.066%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,444 (81.20%) Active Directory
2 998 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 720 (23.92%) Hyper-V
4 290 (9.63%) XenApp
5 207 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
6 184 (6.11%) vSphere
7 168 (5.58%) XenDesktop
8 70 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 57 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 46 (1.53%) XenServer
12 41 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
13 32 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
14 27 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (0.83%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
17 17 (0.56%) VMware Server
18 14 (0.47%) DFS Replication
18 14 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 481 (15.98%) SCCM
2 141 (4.68%) SCOM
3 105 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 68 (2.26%) WSUS
5 49 (1.63%) SCVMM
6 43 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
7 42 (1.40%) vCenter Server
8 40 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 31 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 28 (0.93%) NetBackup
11 27 (0.90%) AirWatch
11 27 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 25 (0.83%) vRealize
13 24 (0.80%) FortiGate
14 23 (0.76%) Ansible
14 23 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
14 23 (0.76%) ZABBIX
15 21 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 16 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,142 (71.16%) Microsoft
2 1,537 (51.06%) VMware
3 691 (22.96%) Citrix
4 606 (20.13%) Cisco
5 318 (10.56%) HP
6 180 (5.98%) Apple
7 176 (5.85%) NetApp
8 171 (5.68%) Veeam
9 152 (5.05%) Dell
10 120 (3.99%) Symantec
11 95 (3.16%) McAfee
12 87 (2.89%) Google
12 87 (2.89%) Sophos
13 84 (2.79%) EMC
14 75 (2.49%) Mitel
15 70 (2.33%) Avaya
16 67 (2.23%) SonicWALL
17 66 (2.19%) Meraki
18 62 (2.06%) SolarWinds
19 60 (1.99%) Ivanti