Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 134 113
Rank change year-on-year -38 -21 -31
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,103 4,249 5,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.55% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 14.11% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 3,637 4,757
England median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% -

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 26,391 30,105 34,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.66% 18.09% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21,220 24,521 29,826
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -51 1,320 £42,500 - 96
South East -63 539 £32,500 +3.17% 51
North of England -50 480 £30,000 -6.41% 81
Midlands +29 346 £32,500 +4.84% 34
East of England -18 271 £37,500 +10.29% 45
North West -51 247 £25,000 -16.67% 46
West Midlands +47 221 £32,500 +8.33% 20
Yorkshire -27 214 £36,000 +10.77% 32
South West -46 159 £33,500 +11.67% 55
East Midlands +6 125 £32,500 -8.63% 14
North East -27 19 £23,000 -25.81% 3
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 2,557 (82.40%) Windows
2 2,426 (78.18%) Active Directory
3 2,259 (72.80%) Microsoft
4 1,713 (55.20%) Windows Server
5 1,606 (51.76%) VMware
6 1,433 (46.18%) Office 365
7 1,082 (34.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1,055 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 994 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 921 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 797 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
12 785 (25.30%) Firewall
13 784 (25.27%) ITIL
14 764 (24.62%) DNS
15 750 (24.17%) Citrix
16 745 (24.01%) Microsoft Azure
17 718 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2013
18 704 (22.69%) Hyper-V
19 698 (22.49%) Windows 7
20 674 (21.72%) Cisco
21 651 (20.98%) DHCP
22 638 (20.56%) Windows 10
23 604 (19.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 558 (17.98%) LAN
25 555 (17.89%) WAN
26 549 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
27 517 (16.66%) SQL Server
28 511 (16.47%) TCP/IP
28 511 (16.47%) SAN
29 500 (16.11%) 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 1,082 (34.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 718 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 364 (11.73%) SharePoint
4 323 (10.41%) Skype for Business
5 250 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 165 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 107 (3.45%) IIS
8 89 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 42 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 19 (0.61%) Site Server
12 18 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 17 (0.55%) Apache
13 17 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (0.26%) Confluence
16 7 (0.23%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.13%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 797 (25.68%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.032%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.032%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.032%) Revit
9 1 (0.032%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.032%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.64%) Concordance
2 20 (0.64%) Relativity
3 17 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (0.32%) ReMetrica
5 9 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.19%) assyst
6 6 (0.19%) Ringtail
6 6 (0.19%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 3 (0.097%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.064%) Maximo
9 2 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,433 (46.18%) Office 365
2 745 (24.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
4 127 (4.09%) Mimecast
5 78 (2.51%) IaaS
6 59 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 54 (1.74%) PaaS
8 37 (1.19%) SaaS
9 34 (1.10%) OneDrive
10 27 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.64%) G Suite
12 15 (0.48%) Slack
13 10 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.29%) Serverless
15 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.16%) Dropbox
16 5 (0.16%) Yammer
17 3 (0.097%) IBM Cloud
17 3 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 785 (25.30%) Firewall
2 764 (24.62%) DNS
3 651 (20.98%) DHCP
4 558 (17.98%) LAN
5 555 (17.89%) WAN
6 511 (16.47%) SAN
6 511 (16.47%) TCP/IP
7 355 (11.44%) VPN
8 260 (8.38%) Skype
9 197 (6.35%) VoIP
10 194 (6.25%) VLAN
11 145 (4.67%) Wireless
12 144 (4.64%) Remote Desktop
13 103 (3.32%) Internet
14 93 (3.00%) Unified Communications
15 91 (2.93%) NAS
15 91 (2.93%) Network Security
16 85 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
17 65 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
17 65 (2.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (16.66%) SQL Server
2 113 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 38 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (1.13%) MySQL
7 26 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 25 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.35%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
12 10 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.29%) Blockchain
13 9 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.29%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.23%) FileMaker
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (0.61%) JIRA
3 9 (0.29%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.23%) ClearCase
4 7 (0.23%) ClearQuest
5 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.097%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.097%) MSI
8 2 (0.064%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.064%) Hudson
8 2 (0.064%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.064%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.064%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.064%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.032%) Ant
9 1 (0.032%) AppScan
9 1 (0.032%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.032%) Dreamweaver
General
1 500 (16.11%) Finance
2 133 (4.29%) Legal
3 113 (3.64%) Retail
3 113 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 105 (3.38%) Law
5 84 (2.71%) Banking
6 62 (2.00%) Marketing
7 42 (1.35%) Back Office
7 42 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 25 (0.81%) Games
10 23 (0.74%) Advertising
11 20 (0.64%) Front Office
12 13 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.35%) Billing
14 10 (0.32%) Electronics
14 10 (0.32%) French Language
15 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.23%) Publishing
16 6 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 646 (20.82%) Analyst
1 646 (20.82%) Support Engineer
2 482 (15.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 388 (12.50%) IT Support
4 332 (10.70%) Support Analyst
5 329 (10.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 320 (10.31%) IT Engineer
7 282 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 263 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 227 (7.32%) Desktop Support
10 191 (6.16%) Service Analyst
11 186 (5.99%) IT Support Engineer
12 183 (5.90%) IT Analyst
13 180 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 160 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 159 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 156 (5.03%) Exchange Engineer
17 154 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
18 150 (4.83%) Administrator
19 140 (4.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.29%) .NET
2 37 (1.19%) Web Services
3 33 (1.06%) LDAP
4 19 (0.61%) HTML
5 17 (0.55%) WSH
6 15 (0.48%) CSS
6 15 (0.48%) JSON
7 14 (0.45%) Flash
8 13 (0.42%) Middleware
9 12 (0.39%) 802.1X
9 12 (0.39%) X-Windows
10 11 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.35%) XML
11 10 (0.32%) Ajax
12 9 (0.29%) HTML5
12 9 (0.29%) jQuery
12 9 (0.29%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.26%) COM
14 7 (0.23%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 265 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 202 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
3 167 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 127 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 118 (3.80%) Driving Licence
7 81 (2.61%) Clustering
8 69 (2.22%) Replication
8 69 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
9 68 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 67 (2.16%) iPhone
11 64 (2.06%) Hedge funds
12 46 (1.48%) Public Cloud
13 45 (1.45%) PKI
14 38 (1.22%) Smartphone
15 34 (1.10%) iPad
16 32 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
17 29 (0.93%) Fat Client
17 29 (0.93%) Thin Client
18 28 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2,557 (82.40%) Windows
2 1,713 (55.20%) Windows Server
3 994 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 921 (29.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 698 (22.49%) Windows 7
6 638 (20.56%) Windows 10
7 297 (9.57%) Linux
8 215 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 209 (6.74%) Windows 8
10 114 (3.67%) Windows XP
11 109 (3.51%) Android
12 88 (2.84%) Mac OS X
13 81 (2.61%) Apple iOS
14 63 (2.03%) Mac OS
15 36 (1.16%) Unix
16 34 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 26 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
19 19 (0.61%) Ubuntu
20 15 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (25.27%) ITIL
2 604 (19.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 368 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
4 260 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 240 (7.73%) Migration
6 233 (7.51%) Project Management
7 177 (5.70%) Service Delivery
8 148 (4.77%) Service Management
9 124 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 118 (3.80%) Business Continuity
11 111 (3.58%) ITIL V3
12 109 (3.51%) Incident Management
13 105 (3.38%) PRINCE2
14 101 (3.25%) Time Management
15 99 (3.19%) Presales
16 96 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
17 92 (2.96%) Problem Management
18 89 (2.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 87 (2.80%) CRM
20 85 (2.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 495 (15.95%) PowerShell
2 463 (14.92%) SQL
3 40 (1.29%) VBScript
4 30 (0.97%) C
5 29 (0.93%) VB
6 20 (0.64%) C++
7 16 (0.52%) C#
8 15 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.42%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.35%) Python
12 7 (0.23%) PHP
13 5 (0.16%) Perl
14 4 (0.13%) VBA
15 2 (0.064%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.032%) Java
16 1 (0.032%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 549 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 330 (10.63%) MCSE
3 201 (6.48%) MCSA
4 193 (6.22%) Degree
5 184 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
6 169 (5.45%) MCP
7 167 (5.38%) CCNA
8 121 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 91 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
9 91 (2.93%) MCITP
10 81 (2.61%) Security Cleared
11 63 (2.03%) CCNP
12 59 (1.90%) SC Cleared
13 52 (1.68%) A+ Certification
14 46 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
15 36 (1.16%) DBS Check
16 33 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 33 (1.06%) MCTS
17 32 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
18 22 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (8.12%) SLA
2 66 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.26%) GDPR
4 32 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.71%) COBIT
6 16 (0.52%) PMO
6 16 (0.52%) QA
7 13 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.29%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.23%) ISO 14001
12 6 (0.19%) GAMP
13 3 (0.097%) COSHH
13 3 (0.097%) DICOM
13 3 (0.097%) HL7
14 2 (0.064%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.032%) IASME
System Software
1 2,426 (78.18%) Active Directory
2 1,055 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 704 (22.69%) Hyper-V
4 333 (10.73%) XenApp
5 246 (7.93%) VMware ESXi
6 237 (7.64%) vSphere
7 195 (6.28%) XenDesktop
8 71 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 61 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 60 (1.93%) XenServer
11 51 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
12 49 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 43 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 29 (0.93%) DFS Replication
15 27 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 27 (0.87%) VMware Server
16 26 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (0.77%) Terminal Server
18 22 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
19 18 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 467 (15.05%) SCCM
2 138 (4.45%) Backup Exec
3 111 (3.58%) SCOM
3 111 (3.58%) WSUS
4 59 (1.90%) vCenter Server
5 53 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 50 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 46 (1.48%) SCVMM
8 44 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 41 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 40 (1.29%) AirWatch
11 35 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
12 31 (1.00%) NetBackup
13 28 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 26 (0.84%) FortiGate
15 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
16 22 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 22 (0.71%) vMotion
17 20 (0.64%) vRealize
18 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2,259 (72.80%) Microsoft
2 1,606 (51.76%) VMware
3 750 (24.17%) Citrix
4 674 (21.72%) Cisco
5 349 (11.25%) HP
6 200 (6.45%) Veeam
7 196 (6.32%) Apple
8 179 (5.77%) NetApp
9 171 (5.51%) Dell
10 132 (4.25%) Symantec
11 111 (3.58%) EMC
12 105 (3.38%) McAfee
13 86 (2.77%) Avaya
14 83 (2.67%) Ivanti
15 71 (2.29%) Google
15 71 (2.29%) SolarWinds
16 68 (2.19%) Sophos
17 65 (2.09%) Meraki
17 65 (2.09%) Mitel
18 64 (2.06%) SonicWALL