Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 180 174
Rank change year-on-year -83 -6 -34
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 533 2,563 3,094
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.99% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.48% 13.42% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 515 2,285 2,908
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,221
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -5.97% +6.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £36,404
% change year-on-year +15.94% -5.23% +4.01%

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 6,286 19,096 25,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.23% 14.83% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,212 15,196 20,873
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -14 206 £52,500 +39.07% 27
South East -35 103 £40,000 +18.52% 38
North of England -17 100 £35,000 +7.69% 29
North West -13 58 £37,500 +18.11% 16
East of England +6 45 £40,000 +15.94% 13
Midlands -48 40 £39,000 +25.81% 21
South West -44 37 £32,500 -8.45% 13
West Midlands -39 35 £36,750 +22.50% 14
Yorkshire +24 24 £35,500 +9.23% 11
North East +25 18 £32,500 -12.21% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £57,500 +53.33% 7
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 456 (85.55%) Windows
2 436 (81.80%) Microsoft
3 398 (74.67%) Active Directory
4 389 (72.98%) Office 365
5 313 (58.72%) Windows Server
6 268 (50.28%) VMware
7 257 (48.22%) Azure
8 193 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 160 (30.02%) Windows 10
10 149 (27.95%) Citrix
11 148 (27.77%) DNS
12 147 (27.58%) Firewall
13 142 (26.64%) Hyper-V
14 135 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 135 (25.33%) Windows Server 2016
15 131 (24.58%) Microsoft Office
16 130 (24.39%) Cisco
17 129 (24.20%) DHCP
18 123 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
19 120 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 114 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
21 110 (20.64%) ITIL
22 104 (19.51%) PowerShell
23 101 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
24 94 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
25 93 (17.45%) TCP/IP
26 83 (15.57%) WAN
26 83 (15.57%) Windows 7
27 82 (15.38%) VPN
28 80 (15.01%) SharePoint

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
1 123 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 101 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 80 (15.01%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.75%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.38%) IIS
6 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.50%) Confluence
7 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.38%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 131 (24.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Quorum
2 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 389 (72.98%) Office 365
2 257 (48.22%) Azure
3 75 (14.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 65 (12.20%) AWS
5 31 (5.82%) IaaS
6 16 (3.00%) OneDrive
7 14 (2.63%) PaaS
8 11 (2.06%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.69%) Yammer
10 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.75%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.56%) SaaS
13 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.38%) AWS CodeBuild
13 2 (0.38%) AWS CodePipeline
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 148 (27.77%) DNS
2 147 (27.58%) Firewall
3 129 (24.20%) DHCP
4 93 (17.45%) TCP/IP
5 83 (15.57%) WAN
6 82 (15.38%) VPN
7 78 (14.63%) LAN
8 60 (11.26%) SAN
9 54 (10.13%) VoIP
10 48 (9.01%) NetScaler
11 47 (8.82%) Skype
12 34 (6.38%) VLAN
13 25 (4.69%) Remote Desktop
14 23 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (3.75%) iSCSI
16 18 (3.38%) Network Security
16 18 (3.38%) Unified Communications
17 17 (3.19%) Wireless
18 15 (2.81%) Internet
18 15 (2.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.38%) MySQL
7 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.38%) Redis
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.19%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Bitbucket
1 7 (1.31%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Redmine
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 60 (11.26%) Finance
2 25 (4.69%) Public Sector
3 20 (3.75%) Banking
4 17 (3.19%) Law
5 16 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.63%) Marketing
8 11 (2.06%) Electronics
8 11 (2.06%) Legal
9 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Retail
11 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.75%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (18.01%) Support Engineer
3 92 (17.26%) Analyst
4 69 (12.95%) IT Engineer
5 60 (11.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 56 (10.51%) IT Support
7 50 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (9.19%) Consultant
9 37 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
10 36 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (6.00%) Support Analyst
12 31 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 30 (5.63%) Azure Engineer
14 28 (5.25%) IT Support Engineer
15 25 (4.69%) Service Analyst
16 23 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 22 (4.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (4.13%) Microsoft Consultant
17 22 (4.13%) Office 365 Engineer
17 22 (4.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.38%) LDAP
2 4 (0.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.19%) Lucene
4 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.19%) Node.js
4 1 (0.19%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.19%) Clustering
5 14 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.06%) Replication
6 11 (2.06%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.69%) Blog
8 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.50%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.50%) User Experience
9 7 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.13%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.94%) iPhone
12 4 (0.75%) PKI
12 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 456 (85.55%) Windows
2 313 (58.72%) Windows Server
3 160 (30.02%) Windows 10
4 135 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 135 (25.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 114 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (15.57%) Windows 7
7 60 (11.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 43 (8.07%) Linux
9 31 (5.82%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (3.19%) Android
12 16 (3.00%) CentOS
13 7 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (1.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.75%) Unix
15 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 110 (20.64%) ITIL
3 70 (13.13%) Migration
4 60 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 37 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (6.19%) Project Management
8 32 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 29 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (5.44%) Problem Management
10 23 (4.32%) Change Management
10 23 (4.32%) Line Management
10 23 (4.32%) Project Delivery
11 22 (4.13%) Presales
12 18 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (3.00%) Business Continuity
13 16 (3.00%) Server Management
13 16 (3.00%) Service Management
14 15 (2.81%) ITIL V3
14 15 (2.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 58 (10.88%) SQL
3 8 (1.50%) C
4 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.56%) VBScript
5 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.38%) C++
5 2 (0.38%) Perl
5 2 (0.38%) PHP
5 2 (0.38%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.19%) C-shell
6 1 (0.19%) Java
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 94 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (9.19%) MCSE
3 43 (8.07%) MCSA
4 35 (6.57%) MCP
5 30 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (5.07%) Degree
6 27 (5.07%) SC Cleared
7 21 (3.94%) CCNA
8 11 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.69%) MCITP
9 9 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.50%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.13%) MCDST
12 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.75%) SSCP
13 3 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.38%) SLA
2 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.50%) BS25999
3 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.75%) GDPR
5 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 398 (74.67%) Active Directory
2 193 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (26.64%) Hyper-V
4 60 (11.26%) vSphere
5 50 (9.38%) XenApp
6 49 (9.19%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (6.38%) XenDesktop
8 29 (5.44%) Virtual Servers
9 16 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (2.25%) BitLocker
11 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (2.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 11 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.50%) NFS
14 6 (1.13%) Docker
14 6 (1.13%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.94%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.75%) vCloud
16 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (15.01%) SCCM
2 55 (10.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (6.00%) Backup Exec
4 23 (4.32%) WSUS
5 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (3.00%) SCOM
7 10 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.31%) Terraform
11 6 (1.13%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.13%) Ansible
11 6 (1.13%) Puppet
12 5 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (0.75%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 436 (81.80%) Microsoft
2 268 (50.28%) VMware
3 149 (27.95%) Citrix
4 130 (24.39%) Cisco
5 53 (9.94%) Veeam
6 43 (8.07%) Sophos
7 42 (7.88%) HP
8 33 (6.19%) Dell
9 20 (3.75%) Apple
9 20 (3.75%) NetApp
9 20 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 17 (3.19%) Symantec
11 15 (2.81%) EMC
11 15 (2.81%) MobileIron
12 13 (2.44%) Juniper
12 13 (2.44%) SAP
13 12 (2.25%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.88%) Adobe
14 10 (1.88%) Avaya
14 10 (1.88%) SonicWALL