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

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 323 238 193
Rank change year-on-year -85 -45 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,032 877 2,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.38% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.52% 9.73% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 894 764 2,228
10th Percentile £23,575 £24,575 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,313 £29,000 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,810 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.48% +14.29% -2.78%
75th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £48,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,275 £60,000
UK median annual salary £39,810 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.48% +14.29% -

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 13,727 9,017 19,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.73% 14.19% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,226 7,243 15,944
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,375
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +2.88% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,950 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 -151 253 £50,000 -4.76% 54
South East -32 252 £32,500 -18.75% 50
Midlands -32 179 £39,810 +22.49% 32
North of England -47 166 £37,500 +7.14% 79
West Midlands -62 104 £45,000 +50.00% 23
East of England -9 96 £41,000 +18.84% 21
North West -42 90 £42,500 +11.84% 37
South West -61 77 £35,000 +1.45% 29
East Midlands +15 75 £28,000 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire -61 60 £36,500 +2.82% 27
North East -31 16 £29,500 -10.61% 15
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 878 (85.08%) Microsoft
2 818 (79.26%) Windows
3 765 (74.13%) Active Directory
4 702 (68.02%) Microsoft 365
5 612 (59.30%) Windows Server
6 484 (46.90%) VMware
7 473 (45.83%) Azure
8 363 (35.17%) Firewall
9 290 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 288 (27.91%) PowerShell
11 271 (26.26%) Windows 10
12 266 (25.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 266 (25.78%) DNS
13 261 (25.29%) Social Skills
14 240 (23.26%) Citrix
15 239 (23.16%) DHCP
16 237 (22.97%) Hyper-V
17 216 (20.93%) WAN
18 210 (20.35%) Microsoft Office
19 206 (19.96%) LAN
20 205 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 193 (18.70%) SharePoint
21 193 (18.70%) Cisco
22 182 (17.64%) VPN
23 168 (16.28%) ITIL
24 160 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
25 152 (14.73%) Windows Server 2016
25 152 (14.73%) Windows Server 2019
26 149 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
27 146 (14.15%) TCP/IP

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
1 193 (18.70%) SharePoint
2 149 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (3.78%) Skype for Business
6 35 (3.39%) IIS
7 22 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.48%) Confluence
11 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.19%) Apache
12 2 (0.19%) WordPress
13 1 (0.097%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.097%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 210 (20.35%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.16%) Sage 200
2 5 (0.48%) Relativity
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Sage 300 ERP
3 3 (0.29%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.097%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 702 (68.02%) Microsoft 365
2 473 (45.83%) Azure
3 126 (12.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 98 (9.50%) AWS
5 60 (5.81%) OneDrive
6 51 (4.94%) IaaS
7 45 (4.36%) Mimecast
8 32 (3.10%) PaaS
9 29 (2.81%) SaaS
10 18 (1.74%) Power Platform
11 13 (1.26%) GCP
11 13 (1.26%) PowerApps
12 10 (0.97%) Azure Stack
13 9 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.58%) Azure App Service
15 6 (0.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 6 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.58%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 363 (35.17%) Firewall
2 266 (25.78%) DNS
3 239 (23.16%) DHCP
4 216 (20.93%) WAN
5 206 (19.96%) LAN
6 182 (17.64%) VPN
7 146 (14.15%) SAN
7 146 (14.15%) TCP/IP
8 98 (9.50%) VLAN
9 69 (6.69%) VoIP
10 59 (5.72%) iSCSI
11 54 (5.23%) Remote Desktop
12 52 (5.04%) NAS
13 51 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
14 49 (4.75%) Skype
15 45 (4.36%) WLAN
16 44 (4.26%) Wireless
17 32 (3.10%) Internet
18 28 (2.71%) MPLS
18 28 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.48%) Power BI
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.29%) MS Access
10 2 (0.19%) MySQL
10 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.39%) Moq
3 4 (0.39%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.19%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.19%) Selenium
4 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.097%) Jenkins
General
1 261 (25.29%) Social Skills
2 117 (11.34%) Finance
3 66 (6.40%) Legal
4 56 (5.43%) Organisational Skills
5 52 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (4.46%) Law
7 42 (4.07%) Public Sector
8 25 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.74%) Banking
11 14 (1.36%) Digital Economy
11 14 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
12 11 (1.07%) Retail
13 8 (0.78%) Electronics
13 8 (0.78%) Marketing
14 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Games
15 6 (0.58%) Local Government
15 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 229 (22.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 226 (21.90%) Support Engineer
3 169 (16.38%) Analyst
4 163 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 140 (13.57%) IT Support
6 116 (11.24%) IT Engineer
7 93 (9.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 86 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 85 (8.24%) Support Analyst
10 76 (7.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 66 (6.40%) Administrator
12 63 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
13 62 (6.01%) IT Analyst
14 61 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 61 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
15 60 (5.81%) Service Analyst
16 56 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
17 52 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
18 49 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 45 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.36%) .NET
2 12 (1.16%) .NET Core
3 10 (0.97%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.87%) CSS
4 9 (0.87%) HTML
4 9 (0.87%) LDAP
5 7 (0.68%) JSON
6 6 (0.58%) jQuery
6 6 (0.58%) WSH
7 5 (0.48%) Web Services
8 4 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.39%) CSS3
8 4 (0.39%) Kendo UI
8 4 (0.39%) Middleware
8 4 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.19%) COM
9 2 (0.19%) phpspec
9 2 (0.19%) REST
9 2 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 69 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (5.43%) Clustering
4 46 (4.46%) Driving Licence
5 38 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.00%) PKI
7 27 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.62%) Replication
8 23 (2.23%) iPhone
9 21 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 21 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.26%) iPad
11 11 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Licensing
12 10 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.97%) User Experience
13 6 (0.58%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.58%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 818 (79.26%) Windows
2 612 (59.30%) Windows Server
3 271 (26.26%) Windows 10
4 205 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (14.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 152 (14.73%) Windows Server 2019
7 106 (10.27%) Linux
8 102 (9.88%) Windows 7
9 83 (8.04%) Android
10 36 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 35 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (3.00%) Apple iOS
13 29 (2.81%) Ubuntu
14 21 (2.03%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.97%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.48%) Unix
18 3 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (25.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 168 (16.28%) ITIL
3 124 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (9.30%) Project Management
5 77 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 72 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 69 (6.69%) Project Delivery
8 67 (6.49%) Migration
9 53 (5.14%) Service Delivery
10 50 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
11 43 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 41 (3.97%) Server Management
13 39 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (3.59%) Computer Science
14 37 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
15 36 (3.49%) Patch Management
15 36 (3.49%) Presales
16 35 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
17 34 (3.29%) Service Management
18 31 (3.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 95 (9.21%) SQL
3 19 (1.84%) VBScript
4 18 (1.74%) C
5 13 (1.26%) C#
6 8 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.48%) PHP
8 5 (0.48%) Python
8 5 (0.48%) VB
9 4 (0.39%) Ruby
9 4 (0.39%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.19%) Groovy
10 2 (0.19%) Java
11 1 (0.097%) C++
11 1 (0.097%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (5.72%) MCSE
3 51 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (4.55%) CCNA
5 42 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.10%) Degree
7 29 (2.81%) MCSA
8 25 (2.42%) MCITP
8 25 (2.42%) MCP
9 19 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.26%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.07%) CCNP
13 10 (0.97%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.87%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.48%) CCA
16 5 (0.48%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.43%) SLA
2 24 (2.33%) GDPR
3 16 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.58%) QA
6 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.29%) PMO
9 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 765 (74.13%) Active Directory
2 290 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (22.97%) Hyper-V
4 89 (8.62%) vSphere
5 85 (8.24%) XenApp
6 84 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
7 81 (7.85%) XenDesktop
8 51 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (4.65%) Terminal Server
10 32 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.07%) BitLocker
13 11 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.07%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.97%) Docker
14 10 (0.97%) NFS
15 8 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 8 (0.78%) Firmware
16 7 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 141 (13.66%) SCCM
2 105 (10.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 65 (6.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 32 (3.10%) vCenter Server
5 28 (2.71%) SCOM
6 24 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 23 (2.23%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (1.65%) Terraform
8 17 (1.65%) WSUS
9 16 (1.55%) FortiGate
10 11 (1.07%) Kubernetes
11 10 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.68%) Ansible
13 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.68%) Puppet
13 7 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
14 6 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 878 (85.08%) Microsoft
2 484 (46.90%) VMware
3 240 (23.26%) Citrix
4 193 (18.70%) Cisco
5 68 (6.59%) Sophos
6 66 (6.40%) HP
7 63 (6.10%) Veeam
8 60 (5.81%) Apple
8 60 (5.81%) NetApp
9 55 (5.33%) Dell
10 33 (3.20%) Symantec
11 25 (2.42%) EMC
11 25 (2.42%) SonicWALL
12 24 (2.33%) Meraki
13 19 (1.84%) Google
13 19 (1.84%) McAfee
14 17 (1.65%) iManage
14 17 (1.65%) Polycom
14 17 (1.65%) Sage
15 15 (1.45%) ServiceNow