Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 249 189 176
Rank change year-on-year -60 -13 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 751 2,126 2,730
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.84% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.14% 12.64% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,929 2,617
Median annual salary £35,000 £34,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.72% -3.47% +4.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +5.88%

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 8,220 16,813 22,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.98% 14.57% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,664 13,701 18,139
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
London -76 212 £47,500 +15.85% 26
South East -2 205 £30,000 -7.69% 22
North of England -26 125 £32,500 +9.24% 58
East of England +30 76 £40,000 +6.67% 14
South West -12 68 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Midlands -82 62 £36,000 +10.77% 11
North West -23 61 £45,000 +55.17% 33
Yorkshire -20 47 £30,250 -6.92% 21
West Midlands -76 42 £31,250 -3.85% 7
East Midlands +2 19 £37,125 +14.23% 4
North East +17 17 £31,500 +16.67% 4
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 625 (83.22%) Microsoft
2 619 (82.42%) Windows
3 549 (73.10%) Active Directory
4 479 (63.78%) Office 365
5 400 (53.26%) Windows Server
6 377 (50.20%) VMware
7 308 (41.01%) Azure
8 259 (34.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 233 (31.03%) Firewall
10 213 (28.36%) Windows 10
11 202 (26.90%) DNS
12 188 (25.03%) Hyper-V
13 171 (22.77%) Citrix
14 164 (21.84%) DHCP
14 164 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 161 (21.44%) SharePoint
15 161 (21.44%) Microsoft Office
16 160 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 156 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
18 145 (19.31%) WAN
19 142 (18.91%) Cisco
20 137 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2010
21 136 (18.11%) ITIL
22 125 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 124 (16.51%) LAN
24 116 (15.45%) SQL Server
24 116 (15.45%) Windows Server 2016
25 109 (14.51%) TCP/IP
26 108 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
27 106 (14.11%) PowerShell

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
1 161 (21.44%) SharePoint
2 137 (18.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (5.86%) Skype for Business
6 28 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (1.46%) Confluence
9 8 (1.07%) IIS
9 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.80%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 161 (21.44%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.80%) Quorum
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 479 (63.78%) Office 365
2 308 (41.01%) Azure
3 65 (8.66%) AWS
4 60 (7.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (4.93%) IaaS
6 34 (4.53%) OneDrive
7 28 (3.73%) Mimecast
8 11 (1.46%) SaaS
9 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.20%) PaaS
10 8 (1.07%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.80%) Yammer
12 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.27%) Power Automate
14 1 (0.13%) GCP
14 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 233 (31.03%) Firewall
2 202 (26.90%) DNS
3 164 (21.84%) DHCP
4 145 (19.31%) WAN
5 124 (16.51%) LAN
6 109 (14.51%) TCP/IP
7 104 (13.85%) VPN
8 94 (12.52%) VoIP
9 71 (9.45%) SAN
10 62 (8.26%) VLAN
11 61 (8.12%) Skype
12 46 (6.13%) NetScaler
13 29 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (3.73%) Remote Desktop
15 27 (3.60%) Wireless
16 23 (3.06%) iSCSI
16 23 (3.06%) Unified Communications
17 20 (2.66%) IP Telephony
18 16 (2.13%) MPLS
18 16 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.67%) MySQL
8 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2019
9 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.27%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.27%) Power BI
11 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.80%) Bitbucket
3 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 67 (8.92%) Finance
2 25 (3.33%) Law
3 23 (3.06%) Digital Economy
3 23 (3.06%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.26%) Marketing
5 15 (2.00%) Electronics
5 15 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.86%) Banking
7 12 (1.60%) Legal
7 12 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.33%) Games
8 10 (1.33%) Local Government
9 6 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.67%) Social Housing
11 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 150 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 139 (18.51%) Analyst
4 133 (17.71%) IT Engineer
5 97 (12.92%) IT Support
6 79 (10.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 72 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 63 (8.39%) Service Analyst
9 59 (7.86%) IT Support Engineer
10 58 (7.72%) Service Desk Analyst
11 57 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 45 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
13 41 (5.46%) Support Analyst
14 36 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
15 35 (4.66%) IT Analyst
16 34 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 34 (4.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 33 (4.39%) Consultant
18 32 (4.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.20%) LDAP
2 8 (1.07%) COM
3 7 (0.93%) Web Services
4 3 (0.40%) .NET
4 3 (0.40%) HTML
5 2 (0.27%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.27%) CSS
5 2 (0.27%) Laravel
6 1 (0.13%) Node.js
6 1 (0.13%) ODBC
6 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.86%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.26%) Clustering
5 28 (3.73%) Driving Licence
5 28 (3.73%) Replication
6 23 (3.06%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.33%) User Experience
9 8 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.07%) Blog
9 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.40%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 619 (82.42%) Windows
2 400 (53.26%) Windows Server
3 213 (28.36%) Windows 10
4 160 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 156 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (15.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 85 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 70 (9.32%) Linux
9 68 (9.05%) Windows Server 2019
10 37 (4.93%) Android
11 28 (3.73%) Windows 8
12 22 (2.93%) Mac OS X
13 20 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (2.40%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.80%) CentOS
17 6 (0.80%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.80%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 136 (18.11%) ITIL
3 86 (11.45%) Migration
4 74 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 43 (5.73%) Service Delivery
8 41 (5.46%) Service Management
9 38 (5.06%) Project Management
10 34 (4.53%) Mentoring
11 31 (4.13%) Incident Management
12 30 (3.99%) ITIL V3
13 28 (3.73%) Time Management
14 27 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
16 24 (3.20%) Server Virtualisation
17 23 (3.06%) IT Strategy
17 23 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
18 22 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (2.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.11%) PowerShell
2 86 (11.45%) SQL
3 12 (1.60%) C
4 5 (0.67%) Python
4 5 (0.67%) VBScript
5 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.40%) PHP
7 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.13%) C++
8 1 (0.13%) Perl
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (11.32%) MCSE
3 53 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (6.79%) CCNA
5 46 (6.13%) Degree
6 44 (5.86%) MCSA
7 43 (5.73%) Security Cleared
8 42 (5.59%) MCP
9 33 (4.39%) SC Cleared
10 30 (3.99%) MCITP
11 21 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.20%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 9 (1.20%) SSCP
14 8 (1.07%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.07%) MCTS
15 7 (0.93%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.32%) SLA
2 35 (4.66%) GDPR
3 6 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 549 (73.10%) Active Directory
2 259 (34.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (25.03%) Hyper-V
4 77 (10.25%) vSphere
5 65 (8.66%) XenApp
6 61 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (6.39%) XenDesktop
8 42 (5.59%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (3.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (2.40%) VMware NSX
11 17 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (1.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 10 (1.33%) BitLocker
15 8 (1.07%) Docker
16 7 (0.93%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.80%) Firmware
17 6 (0.80%) NFS
17 6 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 104 (13.85%) SCCM
2 74 (9.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 24 (3.20%) Backup Exec
5 21 (2.80%) WSUS
6 12 (1.60%) SCOM
7 11 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.93%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.80%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.80%) Ansible
10 6 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.80%) PaperCut
10 6 (0.80%) Puppet
10 6 (0.80%) Terraform
11 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 625 (83.22%) Microsoft
2 377 (50.20%) VMware
3 171 (22.77%) Citrix
4 142 (18.91%) Cisco
5 68 (9.05%) Veeam
6 58 (7.72%) Sophos
7 55 (7.32%) Apple
8 41 (5.46%) Dell
8 41 (5.46%) HP
9 33 (4.39%) Symantec
10 31 (4.13%) NetApp
11 23 (3.06%) Avaya
12 18 (2.40%) EMC
13 16 (2.13%) SonicWALL
14 15 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.73%) McAfee
16 8 (1.07%) CommVault
16 8 (1.07%) Meraki
16 8 (1.07%) Nimble Storage
16 8 (1.07%) ServiceNow