Period
to 29 July 2021

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

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 183 183
Rank change year-on-year -32 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 252 176 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.47% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.08% 10.99% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 226 157 393
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £22,800
25th Percentile £25,500 £27,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% -
75th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £62,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £39,810 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.48% +14.29% -2.78%

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 2,501 1,602 3,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.30% 13.41% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 1,327 3,131
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,643
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% -2.06% +7.78%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £74,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +2.88% +4.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 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
Hampshire -35 75 £32,500 +2.36% 19
Surrey +6 63 £28,000 +1.82% 4
Thames Valley -62 53 £36,000 -24.21% 23
Kent +13 49 £38,000 +35.71% 2
Berkshire -55 23 £34,750 -30.50% 7
Buckinghamshire -18 22 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East Sussex -28 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -28 8 £34,250 -27.89% 9
West Sussex -12 5 £22,500 -41.56% 1
MS Exchange
England

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 South East region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 234 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 184 (73.02%) Active Directory
3 172 (68.25%) Windows
4 158 (62.70%) Microsoft 365
5 122 (48.41%) Firewall
6 118 (46.83%) Windows Server
7 86 (34.13%) Azure
7 86 (34.13%) VMware
8 85 (33.73%) PowerShell
9 78 (30.95%) VPN
10 70 (27.78%) WAN
11 68 (26.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 68 (26.98%) Social Skills
12 66 (26.19%) Windows 10
13 65 (25.79%) DNS
14 60 (23.81%) Cisco
15 59 (23.41%) Windows Server 2016
16 58 (23.02%) LAN
17 57 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 56 (22.22%) DHCP
18 56 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
19 54 (21.43%) SAN
20 49 (19.44%) Linux
20 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2019
21 47 (18.65%) Hyper-V
22 46 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 43 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2013
24 42 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
25 41 (16.27%) Mentoring
26 39 (15.48%) Project Management

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 43 (17.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 33 (13.10%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.59%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (62.70%) Microsoft 365
2 86 (34.13%) Azure
3 33 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (5.16%) AWS
5 9 (3.57%) SaaS
6 7 (2.78%) IaaS
6 7 (2.78%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.78%) PaaS
7 6 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 6 (2.38%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.59%) NuGet
8 4 (1.59%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.59%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.19%) Azure App Service
9 3 (1.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.19%) Azure Storage
9 3 (1.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.40%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 122 (48.41%) Firewall
2 78 (30.95%) VPN
3 70 (27.78%) WAN
4 65 (25.79%) DNS
5 58 (23.02%) LAN
6 56 (22.22%) DHCP
7 54 (21.43%) SAN
8 37 (14.68%) iSCSI
9 36 (14.29%) VLAN
10 35 (13.89%) NAS
11 34 (13.49%) Fibre Channel
12 30 (11.90%) WLAN
13 21 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 11 (4.37%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (3.57%) VoIP
15 9 (3.57%) Wireless
16 4 (1.59%) Internet
16 4 (1.59%) MPLS
16 4 (1.59%) Skype
17 3 (1.19%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.79%) MySQL
3 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.59%) Moq
2 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.79%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (26.98%) Social Skills
2 32 (12.70%) Legal
3 29 (11.51%) Public Sector
4 27 (10.71%) Organisational Skills
5 20 (7.94%) Finance
6 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.78%) Electronics
8 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.59%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.59%) Marketing
11 3 (1.19%) Billing
11 3 (1.19%) Local Government
12 2 (0.79%) Automotive
12 2 (0.79%) Military
13 1 (0.40%) Advertising
13 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (24.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (20.24%) Support Engineer
3 47 (18.65%) IT Support
4 46 (18.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (17.06%) IT Engineer
6 35 (13.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (13.10%) Administrator
8 31 (12.30%) Analyst
8 31 (12.30%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
10 24 (9.52%) Support Analyst
11 18 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (6.35%) IT Analyst
12 16 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 8 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (3.17%) Architect
14 8 (3.17%) Service Analyst
14 8 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.76%) .NET
1 12 (4.76%) .NET Core
2 6 (2.38%) CSS
2 6 (2.38%) HTML
2 6 (2.38%) jQuery
3 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.59%) CSS3
3 4 (1.59%) Kendo UI
3 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.19%) JSON
4 3 (1.19%) Middleware
5 2 (0.79%) phpspec
5 2 (0.79%) REST
5 2 (0.79%) RESTful
5 2 (0.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (10.32%) Linux Command Line
3 24 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 13 (5.16%) Clustering
6 8 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.98%) PKI
9 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Replication
9 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.79%) FMCG
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 172 (68.25%) Windows
2 118 (46.83%) Windows Server
3 66 (26.19%) Windows 10
4 59 (23.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 56 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (19.44%) Linux
6 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 32 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (10.32%) Ubuntu
9 19 (7.54%) Windows 7
10 16 (6.35%) Android
11 13 (5.16%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.19%) VMS
15 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) Unix
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (16.27%) Mentoring
3 39 (15.48%) Project Management
4 34 (13.49%) Computer Science
5 32 (12.70%) ITIL
6 22 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (7.94%) Migration
8 18 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (6.35%) Scrum
10 15 (5.95%) Mathematics
10 15 (5.95%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.16%) DevOps
13 10 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.97%) Information Security
13 10 (3.97%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (3.57%) Problem Management
15 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.73%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.75%) C
3 16 (6.35%) SQL
4 12 (4.76%) C#
5 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.59%) PHP
6 4 (1.59%) Python
6 4 (1.59%) Ruby
6 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.11%) MCSE
3 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.76%) MCITP
4 12 (4.76%) MCP
5 11 (4.37%) CCNA
5 11 (4.37%) Degree
6 8 (3.17%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.78%) MCSA
8 4 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.79%) CISM
10 2 (0.79%) CISSP
10 2 (0.79%) MCTS
11 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) SLA
2 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.98%) QA
4 4 (1.59%) GDPR
4 4 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 57 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (18.65%) Hyper-V
4 32 (12.70%) Terminal Server
5 14 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (4.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (3.97%) XenApp
9 8 (3.17%) vSphere
10 7 (2.78%) Docker
11 6 (2.38%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.19%) NFS
13 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.79%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (3.97%) SCCM
3 8 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.78%) Terraform
5 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.59%) SCOM
7 3 (1.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.19%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.79%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.79%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 234 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 86 (34.13%) VMware
3 60 (23.81%) Cisco
4 35 (13.89%) Citrix
5 18 (7.14%) NetApp
6 13 (5.16%) Sophos
7 8 (3.17%) Dell
7 8 (3.17%) HP
7 8 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.17%) WatchGuard
8 7 (2.78%) Intel
8 7 (2.78%) SonicWALL
9 6 (2.38%) Symantec
10 5 (1.98%) Avaya
10 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.98%) ESET
10 5 (1.98%) Veeam
11 4 (1.59%) Google
11 4 (1.59%) Polycom
11 4 (1.59%) Telerik