Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > South East
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 193 142
Rank change year-on-year +16 -51 -32
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 369 457 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.74% 1.72% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.21% 11.68% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 346 402 673
Median annual salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +4.12%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,023 3,912 5,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.24% 14.72% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,437 3,269 4,571
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the South East

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the South East.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the South East

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the South East over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the South East

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 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
Thames Valley +3 100 £40,000 - 15
Hampshire +36 80 £27,750 -13.28% 11
Surrey -3 70 £26,000 -8.77% 7
Berkshire +29 54 £35,000 -15.15% 5
East Sussex +34 52 £40,000 +48.15% 2
West Sussex +21 43 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire +7 29 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Kent -7 27 £28,250 +13.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £35,000 +7.69% 5
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 316 (85.64%) Windows
2 277 (75.07%) Active Directory
3 263 (71.27%) Microsoft
4 223 (60.43%) Office 365
5 212 (57.45%) Windows Server
6 192 (52.03%) VMware
7 122 (33.06%) Hyper-V
8 121 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 121 (32.79%) Firewall
9 118 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 98 (26.56%) Windows 10
10 98 (26.56%) DNS
11 94 (25.47%) DHCP
11 94 (25.47%) ITIL
12 93 (25.20%) SQL Server
13 91 (24.66%) Azure
14 85 (23.04%) Windows 7
15 84 (22.76%) Windows Server 2016
16 83 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 77 (20.87%) PowerShell
18 75 (20.33%) Citrix
19 69 (18.70%) Cisco
19 69 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 65 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2013
21 59 (15.99%) Microsoft Office
22 53 (14.36%) SQL
22 53 (14.36%) VoIP
23 52 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 52 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 51 (13.82%) WAN

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 83 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 65 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 44 (11.92%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (6.23%) IIS
6 9 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (15.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 223 (60.43%) Office 365
2 91 (24.66%) Azure
3 14 (3.79%) AWS
4 10 (2.71%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.90%) IaaS
5 7 (1.90%) SaaS
6 6 (1.63%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.08%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.08%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.54%) Slack
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 121 (32.79%) Firewall
2 98 (26.56%) DNS
3 94 (25.47%) DHCP
4 53 (14.36%) VoIP
5 51 (13.82%) WAN
6 49 (13.28%) LAN
7 46 (12.47%) VPN
8 41 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 35 (9.49%) SAN
10 15 (4.07%) VLAN
10 15 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (4.07%) Wireless
11 14 (3.79%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (3.79%) Skype
12 13 (3.52%) Internet
12 13 (3.52%) Network Security
13 10 (2.71%) IP Telephony
14 9 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.63%) NAS
16 5 (1.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) JIRA
2 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (11.38%) Finance
2 18 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.61%) Legal
4 6 (1.63%) Local Government
5 5 (1.36%) Law
5 5 (1.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.81%) Back Office
7 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 98 (26.56%) IT Support
2 76 (20.60%) Support Engineer
3 68 (18.43%) Analyst
4 63 (17.07%) IT Engineer
5 47 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 41 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 38 (10.30%) Support Analyst
8 34 (9.21%) Administrator
9 33 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 33 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (7.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 29 (7.86%) IT Support Analyst
11 22 (5.96%) IT Technician
12 18 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.61%) DevOps Administrator
13 17 (4.61%) Service Analyst
13 17 (4.61%) Support Technician
14 16 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.08%) COM
2 3 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.27%) LAMP
3 1 (0.27%) Node.js
3 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.78%) Clustering
2 19 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.34%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.07%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.63%) PKI
8 6 (1.63%) Replication
9 5 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.36%) PMI
9 5 (1.36%) User Experience
10 4 (1.08%) iPad
11 3 (0.81%) BYOD
11 3 (0.81%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.81%) NHS
12 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.54%) EPoS
12 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 316 (85.64%) Windows
2 212 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 118 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (26.56%) Windows 10
5 85 (23.04%) Windows 7
6 84 (22.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 69 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (10.57%) Windows 8
9 33 (8.94%) Linux
10 28 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.98%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (2.71%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.17%) Unix
14 7 (1.90%) HPUX
14 7 (1.90%) Solaris
15 6 (1.63%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.36%) Android
16 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.47%) ITIL
2 52 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (7.59%) Problem Management
4 25 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (6.50%) Information Security
6 23 (6.23%) DevOps
6 23 (6.23%) Preventative Maintenance
7 21 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (5.42%) Project Management
9 19 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (4.88%) Time Management
11 15 (4.07%) Project Delivery
12 13 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.98%) Computer Science
14 10 (2.71%) Service Management
15 8 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (2.17%) Migration
15 8 (2.17%) Presales
16 7 (1.90%) Incident Management
16 7 (1.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 53 (14.36%) SQL
3 22 (5.96%) Python
3 22 (5.96%) Ruby
4 5 (1.36%) Perl
5 4 (1.08%) Java
5 4 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (12.74%) MCSE
3 25 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.96%) Degree
5 17 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.34%) CCNA
7 13 (3.52%) MCP
8 11 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.71%) MCSA
10 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.63%) CCNP
12 5 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.36%) MCDST
12 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.08%) CCA
13 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.81%) MCITP
15 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.92%) SLA
2 20 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.15%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.63%) COBIT
5 2 (0.54%) GDPR
5 2 (0.54%) NIST
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 277 (75.07%) Active Directory
2 122 (33.06%) Hyper-V
3 121 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.07%) VirtualBox
5 15 (4.07%) vSphere
6 11 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (2.98%) XenApp
7 7 (1.90%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.81%) KVM
9 3 (0.81%) NFS
9 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.54%) Firmware
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.61%) SCCM
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (1.63%) vCenter Server
3 5 (1.36%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.81%) Terraform
5 3 (0.81%) WSUS
6 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.54%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 263 (71.27%) Microsoft
2 192 (52.03%) VMware
3 75 (20.33%) Citrix
4 69 (18.70%) Cisco
5 20 (5.42%) HP
6 15 (4.07%) NetApp
7 12 (3.25%) Veeam
7 12 (3.25%) WatchGuard
8 11 (2.98%) 3PAR
8 11 (2.98%) Dell
9 9 (2.44%) Oracle
10 7 (1.90%) Apple
10 7 (1.90%) MobileIron
11 5 (1.36%) Juniper
11 5 (1.36%) Mitel
11 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.36%) Veritas
12 4 (1.08%) Avaya
12 4 (1.08%) IBM
12 4 (1.08%) Progress