Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 180 181
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 -49
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,772 2,659 3,256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.92% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.63% 12.43% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 2,443 2,943
Median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 15,240 21,391 27,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.27% 15.47% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12,134 17,040 23,036
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,398 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +7.69%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -46 593 £45,000 +20.00% 46
South East +22 358 £34,000 +4.62% 45
North of England -22 284 £32,500 +3.17% 50
Midlands +34 272 £31,000 -17.33% 32
West Midlands +46 213 £31,250 -18.83% 24
North West -7 156 £37,500 +27.12% 14
East of England +8 140 £34,750 -8.55% 30
South West -9 126 £32,000 -14.67% 23
Yorkshire -34 94 £32,500 -7.14% 17
East Midlands +4 57 £31,000 -4.62% 8
North East +5 34 £27,500 -12.00% 19
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 1,526 (86.12%) Windows
2 1,379 (77.82%) Active Directory
3 1,323 (74.66%) Microsoft
4 1,139 (64.28%) Office 365
5 973 (54.91%) Windows Server
6 916 (51.69%) VMware
7 588 (33.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 581 (32.79%) Azure
9 524 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 500 (28.22%) DNS
11 480 (27.09%) Citrix
12 478 (26.98%) Windows 10
13 458 (25.85%) DHCP
14 456 (25.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 436 (24.60%) Hyper-V
16 423 (23.87%) Microsoft Office
17 400 (22.57%) Firewall
18 361 (20.37%) ITIL
19 353 (19.92%) Cisco
20 343 (19.36%) Windows 7
21 340 (19.19%) TCP/IP
22 336 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
23 333 (18.79%) PowerShell
24 328 (18.51%) Windows Server 2016
25 324 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 324 (18.28%) LAN
26 320 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
27 302 (17.04%) SQL Server
28 287 (16.20%) WAN
29 265 (14.95%) Problem-Solving

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
1 524 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 336 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 250 (14.11%) SharePoint
4 95 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 86 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 70 (3.95%) IIS
7 21 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.23%) Apache
9 4 (0.23%) Confluence
10 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.11%) WordPress
12 1 (0.056%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.056%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.056%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
Applications
1 423 (23.87%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Eikon
4 2 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.056%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 1,139 (64.28%) Office 365
2 581 (32.79%) Azure
3 157 (8.86%) AWS
4 93 (5.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 63 (3.56%) Mimecast
6 40 (2.26%) OneDrive
7 38 (2.14%) IaaS
8 26 (1.47%) SaaS
9 17 (0.96%) PaaS
10 14 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.56%) G Suite
12 8 (0.45%) Power Platform
13 7 (0.40%) GCP
14 6 (0.34%) Yammer
15 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 5 (0.28%) WhatsApp
16 4 (0.23%) PowerApps
17 3 (0.17%) AWS CodeBuild
17 3 (0.17%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 500 (28.22%) DNS
2 458 (25.85%) DHCP
3 400 (22.57%) Firewall
4 340 (19.19%) TCP/IP
5 324 (18.28%) LAN
6 287 (16.20%) WAN
7 228 (12.87%) VPN
8 212 (11.96%) SAN
9 174 (9.82%) VoIP
10 117 (6.60%) Skype
11 110 (6.21%) VLAN
12 96 (5.42%) Wireless
13 83 (4.68%) Internet
14 80 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (3.44%) NetScaler
16 59 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
17 50 (2.82%) NAS
18 34 (1.92%) iSCSI
19 32 (1.81%) WLAN
20 29 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 35 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.07%) MySQL
6 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2017
7 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.23%) MS Access
12 4 (0.23%) Power BI
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.17%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.17%) Redis
14 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.68%) JIRA
3 11 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.62%) Subversion
4 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.056%) Eclipse
General
1 198 (11.17%) Finance
2 63 (3.56%) Public Sector
3 59 (3.33%) Legal
4 55 (3.10%) Law
5 47 (2.65%) Retail
6 26 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.41%) Marketing
8 17 (0.96%) Advertising
9 12 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.51%) Back Office
10 9 (0.51%) Banking
10 9 (0.51%) Local Government
11 6 (0.34%) Electronics
11 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.23%) Front Office
12 4 (0.23%) Publishing
13 3 (0.17%) Games
13 3 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.056%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 382 (21.56%) Analyst
2 312 (17.61%) Support Engineer
3 297 (16.76%) IT Support
4 258 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 223 (12.58%) IT Engineer
6 207 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 181 (10.21%) Support Analyst
8 161 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 134 (7.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 126 (7.11%) IT Analyst
11 112 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 110 (6.21%) Administrator
13 100 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
14 98 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
15 94 (5.30%) Service Analyst
16 82 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
17 81 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 79 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 77 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
20 71 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.58%) WSH
2 18 (1.02%) Web Services
3 15 (0.85%) LDAP
4 12 (0.68%) LAMP
5 9 (0.51%) 802.1X
6 7 (0.40%) .NET
6 7 (0.40%) Middleware
7 6 (0.34%) SAML
8 5 (0.28%) COM
8 5 (0.28%) HTML
9 4 (0.23%) CSS
10 3 (0.17%) Node.js
11 2 (0.11%) CSS3
11 2 (0.11%) HTML5
11 2 (0.11%) XML
12 1 (0.056%) JSP
12 1 (0.056%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.056%) XAMPP
12 1 (0.056%) XMPP
12 1 (0.056%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 85 (4.80%) Driving Licence
2 85 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
3 76 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (3.56%) Clustering
5 60 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.20%) Replication
7 36 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 31 (1.75%) Blackberry
9 27 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 23 (1.30%) iPad
11 20 (1.13%) iPhone
12 19 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.85%) EMC VNX
14 15 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.62%) Fat Client
16 11 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,526 (86.12%) Windows
2 973 (54.91%) Windows Server
3 478 (26.98%) Windows 10
4 456 (25.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 343 (19.36%) Windows 7
6 328 (18.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 320 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (6.66%) Windows 8
9 115 (6.49%) Linux
10 96 (5.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 87 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (3.10%) Android
13 43 (2.43%) Mac OS
14 34 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.24%) Ubuntu
16 21 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 21 (1.19%) Unix
17 20 (1.13%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.85%) CentOS
19 10 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (20.37%) ITIL
2 324 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 265 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (7.39%) Migration
5 97 (5.47%) Mentoring
6 85 (4.80%) Change Management
7 81 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 81 (4.57%) Problem Management
8 73 (4.12%) Project Management
9 70 (3.95%) Server Management
10 67 (3.78%) Service Management
11 64 (3.61%) Service Delivery
12 63 (3.56%) Time Management
13 62 (3.50%) Presales
14 60 (3.39%) Incident Management
15 56 (3.16%) Patch Management
16 52 (2.93%) ITSM
17 49 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
18 48 (2.71%) Information Security
19 47 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (18.79%) PowerShell
2 177 (9.99%) SQL
3 31 (1.75%) VBScript
4 24 (1.35%) Python
5 22 (1.24%) Ruby
6 13 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.40%) C
7 7 (0.40%) VB
8 6 (0.34%) Perl
8 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.23%) Java
9 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.11%) C#
10 2 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.056%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.056%) VBA
Qualifications
1 248 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (8.58%) MCSE
3 107 (6.04%) MCSA
4 96 (5.42%) Degree
5 89 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.95%) CCNA
7 68 (3.84%) Security Cleared
8 56 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 47 (2.65%) MCP
10 32 (1.81%) SC Cleared
11 31 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (1.35%) CCNP
14 22 (1.24%) A+ Certification
15 20 (1.13%) MCITP
16 19 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 18 (1.02%) DV Cleared
18 16 (0.90%) DBS Check
19 14 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (12.70%) SLA
2 55 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.13%) BS25999
3 20 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (0.62%) COBIT
6 10 (0.56%) GDPR
7 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.28%) QA
9 4 (0.23%) NIST
10 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.056%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.056%) GxP
10 1 (0.056%) PMO
10 1 (0.056%) PSD2
10 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,379 (77.82%) Active Directory
2 588 (33.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 436 (24.60%) Hyper-V
4 237 (13.37%) XenApp
5 142 (8.01%) XenDesktop
6 126 (7.11%) vSphere
7 104 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.86%) Terminal Server
9 29 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
10 26 (1.47%) NFS
11 25 (1.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 22 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
13 21 (1.19%) BitLocker
14 20 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.90%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.85%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.73%) Firmware
18 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 7 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
20 6 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 241 (13.60%) SCCM
2 85 (4.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 76 (4.29%) Backup Exec
4 55 (3.10%) SCOM
5 52 (2.93%) vCenter Server
6 39 (2.20%) WSUS
7 23 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 19 (1.07%) Nagios
9 17 (0.96%) Puppet
10 16 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (0.79%) Avamar
12 13 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.62%) AirWatch
13 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (0.62%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.56%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,323 (74.66%) Microsoft
2 916 (51.69%) VMware
3 480 (27.09%) Citrix
4 353 (19.92%) Cisco
5 132 (7.45%) HP
6 111 (6.26%) Veeam
7 78 (4.40%) Apple
8 76 (4.29%) Dell
9 71 (4.01%) Symantec
10 67 (3.78%) NetApp
11 52 (2.93%) EMC
12 49 (2.77%) Sophos
13 48 (2.71%) SonicWALL
14 33 (1.86%) Mitel
15 29 (1.64%) McAfee
15 29 (1.64%) Meraki
15 29 (1.64%) ServiceNow
16 28 (1.58%) WatchGuard
17 26 (1.47%) SolarWinds
18 25 (1.41%) Red Hat