Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 251 185
Rank change year-on-year -96 -66 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,049 627 2,450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.27% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.00% 9.02% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 944 548 2,155
10th Percentile £22,825 £23,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.91% -0.71%
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,250 £47,375
90th Percentile £64,625 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +8.70% -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 14,991 6,954 18,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 14.05% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,744 5,892 14,962
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 -160 305 £45,000 -11.76% 75
North of England -11 245 £32,500 -7.14% 65
South East -100 203 £34,000 +7.94% 51
Midlands -30 128 £28,500 -20.83% 44
North West -37 127 £28,500 -25.49% 33
East of England -70 95 £28,500 +3.64% 16
Yorkshire -41 88 £39,250 +23.62% 28
West Midlands -65 69 £32,500 -5.80% 26
South West -72 66 £31,000 +3.33% 25
East Midlands -21 58 £28,000 -22.22% 16
North East -18 30 £26,000 -17.22% 4
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 855 (81.51%) Microsoft
2 840 (80.08%) Windows
3 776 (73.98%) Active Directory
4 754 (71.88%) Microsoft 365
5 594 (56.63%) Windows Server
6 427 (40.71%) VMware
7 406 (38.70%) Azure
8 327 (31.17%) Windows 10
9 326 (31.08%) Firewall
10 284 (27.07%) Social Skills
11 278 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 248 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
13 238 (22.69%) DNS
14 235 (22.40%) Hyper-V
15 209 (19.92%) DHCP
16 203 (19.35%) ITIL
17 202 (19.26%) Cisco
18 199 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 184 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
20 183 (17.45%) WAN
21 181 (17.25%) LAN
22 180 (17.16%) Citrix
23 176 (16.78%) SharePoint
24 158 (15.06%) PowerShell
25 153 (14.59%) TCP/IP
26 152 (14.49%) VPN
27 150 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
28 148 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
29 147 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2010
30 139 (13.25%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 176 (16.78%) SharePoint
2 147 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (3.15%) IIS
6 27 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 23 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.29%) Confluence
11 2 (0.19%) Apache
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.095%) LiveLink
Applications
1 248 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.38%) Relativity
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 754 (71.88%) Microsoft 365
2 406 (38.70%) Azure
3 135 (12.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 78 (7.44%) AWS
5 40 (3.81%) OneDrive
6 38 (3.62%) Mimecast
7 34 (3.24%) SaaS
8 23 (2.19%) Azure Stack
9 19 (1.81%) IaaS
9 19 (1.81%) PaaS
10 11 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.67%) GCP
11 7 (0.67%) NuGet
12 6 (0.57%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.48%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.38%) ShareGate
15 3 (0.29%) PowerApps
15 3 (0.29%) Serverless
15 3 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 326 (31.08%) Firewall
2 238 (22.69%) DNS
3 209 (19.92%) DHCP
4 183 (17.45%) WAN
5 181 (17.25%) LAN
6 153 (14.59%) TCP/IP
7 152 (14.49%) VPN
8 118 (11.25%) SAN
9 87 (8.29%) VLAN
10 66 (6.29%) Remote Desktop
11 61 (5.82%) Wi-Fi
12 58 (5.53%) VoIP
13 46 (4.39%) Wireless
14 40 (3.81%) iSCSI
15 38 (3.62%) Skype
16 36 (3.43%) Network Security
17 34 (3.24%) MPLS
18 31 (2.96%) IP Telephony
18 31 (2.96%) SSL
19 28 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2019
4 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.38%) Power BI
6 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.29%) MySQL
8 2 (0.19%) DTS
9 1 (0.095%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.67%) Moq
3 5 (0.48%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.38%) JIRA
4 4 (0.38%) Selenium
4 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.29%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.095%) MSI
General
1 284 (27.07%) Social Skills
2 108 (10.30%) Finance
3 57 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.77%) Legal
5 35 (3.34%) Public Sector
6 34 (3.24%) Law
6 34 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
7 30 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.76%) Retail
9 22 (2.10%) Digital Economy
10 16 (1.53%) Banking
11 15 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
11 15 (1.43%) Games
12 13 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.05%) Marketing
14 7 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.48%) Back Office
16 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 234 (22.31%) Support Engineer
2 228 (21.73%) Analyst
3 203 (19.35%) IT Support
4 170 (16.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 149 (14.20%) IT Engineer
6 106 (10.10%) IT Support Engineer
7 102 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 99 (9.44%) Service Analyst
9 95 (9.06%) Support Analyst
10 89 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 87 (8.29%) Service Desk Analyst
12 85 (8.10%) IT Analyst
13 64 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
14 62 (5.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 58 (5.53%) IT Support Analyst
16 53 (5.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 48 (4.58%) 1st Line Support
18 45 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 44 (4.19%) IT Technician
20 41 (3.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.19%) .NET
2 18 (1.72%) .NET Core
3 8 (0.76%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.76%) ARM Templates
3 8 (0.76%) CSS
3 8 (0.76%) HTML
3 8 (0.76%) jQuery
3 8 (0.76%) Web Services
4 6 (0.57%) WSH
5 5 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.48%) CSS3
5 5 (0.48%) Kendo UI
5 5 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.38%) REST
6 4 (0.38%) RESTful
7 3 (0.29%) phpspec
7 3 (0.29%) SAML
8 2 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
2 79 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 66 (6.29%) Driving Licence
4 53 (5.05%) Replication
5 47 (4.48%) Clustering
6 37 (3.53%) PKI
7 32 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 24 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.72%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (1.14%) Smartphone
14 9 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (0.76%) iPhone
16 7 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.57%) iPad
17 6 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
17 6 (0.57%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 840 (80.08%) Windows
2 594 (56.63%) Windows Server
3 327 (31.17%) Windows 10
4 184 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 150 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 139 (13.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 135 (12.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 130 (12.39%) Windows 7
9 119 (11.34%) Linux
10 55 (5.24%) Android
11 48 (4.58%) Windows 8
12 36 (3.43%) Mac OS X
13 29 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (2.57%) Apple iOS
14 27 (2.57%) Mac OS
14 27 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.76%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (19.35%) ITIL
2 199 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 148 (14.11%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 84 (8.01%) Migration
6 79 (7.53%) Project Management
7 73 (6.96%) Service Delivery
8 61 (5.82%) Mobile Device Management
9 56 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 50 (4.77%) Mentoring
11 49 (4.67%) Service Management
12 48 (4.58%) Project Delivery
13 44 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 40 (3.81%) Server Management
15 39 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
16 36 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (3.43%) Patch Management
16 36 (3.43%) Problem Management
17 35 (3.34%) Change Control
18 33 (3.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (15.06%) PowerShell
2 103 (9.82%) SQL
3 19 (1.81%) C#
4 18 (1.72%) VBScript
5 9 (0.86%) C
5 9 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 8 (0.76%) PHP
7 5 (0.48%) TypeScript
7 5 (0.48%) VB
8 2 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.095%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (6.67%) MCSE
3 60 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (5.34%) CCNA
5 46 (4.39%) Degree
6 45 (4.29%) MCSA
7 42 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 38 (3.62%) MCITP
9 23 (2.19%) DBS Check
10 21 (2.00%) MCP
11 19 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.24%) CCNP
14 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.95%) MCDST
16 9 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.67%) A+ Certification
18 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.06%) SLA
2 37 (3.53%) GDPR
3 19 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 19 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.53%) QA
5 8 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) NCSC
7 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.29%) NIST
8 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.095%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 776 (73.98%) Active Directory
2 278 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (22.40%) Hyper-V
4 94 (8.96%) vSphere
5 58 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (5.15%) XenApp
7 50 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (4.77%) XenDesktop
8 33 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (1.53%) Terminal Server
11 12 (1.14%) Docker
11 12 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.86%) NFS
12 9 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.76%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.48%) Firmware
15 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 138 (13.16%) SCCM
2 100 (9.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (3.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 30 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 26 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
6 25 (2.38%) WSUS
7 19 (1.81%) SCOM
8 18 (1.72%) vCenter Server
9 16 (1.53%) NetBackup
10 15 (1.43%) Terraform
11 13 (1.24%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.86%) Kubernetes
12 9 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
13 7 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.48%) Trend Micro Deep Security
16 4 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
16 4 (0.38%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 855 (81.51%) Microsoft
2 427 (40.71%) VMware
3 202 (19.26%) Cisco
4 180 (17.16%) Citrix
5 92 (8.77%) Apple
6 74 (7.05%) Veeam
7 67 (6.39%) Dell
7 67 (6.39%) HP
8 38 (3.62%) Sophos
9 33 (3.15%) Meraki
10 32 (3.05%) NetApp
11 31 (2.96%) ServiceNow
12 30 (2.86%) SonicWALL
13 28 (2.67%) iManage
13 28 (2.67%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.29%) 3PAR
15 23 (2.19%) Scality
16 20 (1.91%) Remedy
17 19 (1.81%) Dell Compellent
17 19 (1.81%) Veritas