Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 179 151
Rank change year-on-year -75 -28 +36
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 209 115 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.46% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.74% 10.03% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 94 479
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £22,400
25th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,750 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.91% +14.39% +1.54%
75th Percentile £43,750 £50,063 £42,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,048 £52,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,650
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.44% -1.00%

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 2,702 1,147 3,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.11% 14.57% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,725 971 3,013
10th Percentile £28,850 £29,264 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,638 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -86 74 £35,000 +3.70% 10
Thames Valley -84 65 £32,253 -32.10% 14
Surrey -45 43 £27,000 -40.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -45 32 £27,000 -44.33% 5
Oxfordshire -23 20 £34,000 +13.33% 7
Kent -24 20 £38,000 +52.76% 8
Berkshire -70 13 £40,000 -23.81% 2
West Sussex -9 4 £26,500 -37.65% 1
East Sussex -44 4 £75,000 +183.02%
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 187 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 161 (77.03%) Windows
3 135 (64.59%) Microsoft 365
4 124 (59.33%) Active Directory
5 122 (58.37%) Windows Server
6 101 (48.33%) Firewall
7 75 (35.89%) VMware
8 70 (33.49%) Azure
9 66 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (30.14%) VPN
11 62 (29.67%) Cisco
11 62 (29.67%) PowerShell
12 59 (28.23%) DNS
12 59 (28.23%) Linux
13 54 (25.84%) DHCP
13 54 (25.84%) Social Skills
14 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2016
15 45 (21.53%) Microsoft Office
16 44 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 42 (20.10%) Self-Motivation
18 41 (19.62%) Windows Server 2019
19 40 (19.14%) LAN
20 38 (18.18%) WAN
20 38 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 38 (18.18%) Windows 10
21 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
21 36 (17.22%) Computer Science
22 35 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013
23 33 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 32 (15.31%) ITIL

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 35 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (12.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (21.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (64.59%) Microsoft 365
2 70 (33.49%) Azure
3 15 (7.18%) AWS
3 15 (7.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (5.74%) SaaS
5 8 (3.83%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.87%) NuGet
7 5 (2.39%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.91%) IaaS
8 4 (1.91%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.91%) PaaS
8 4 (1.91%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.91%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.44%) Azure Storage
10 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (48.33%) Firewall
2 63 (30.14%) VPN
3 59 (28.23%) DNS
4 54 (25.84%) DHCP
5 40 (19.14%) LAN
6 38 (18.18%) WAN
7 27 (12.92%) SAN
8 24 (11.48%) VLAN
9 19 (9.09%) NAS
10 18 (8.61%) iSCSI
11 17 (8.13%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (6.22%) TCP/IP
13 12 (5.74%) WLAN
14 11 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (2.87%) Internet
16 5 (2.39%) IPv4
16 5 (2.39%) IPv6
16 5 (2.39%) MPLS
17 4 (1.91%) VoIP
17 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.44%) MySQL
2 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.87%) Moq
3 4 (1.91%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.44%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.44%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (25.84%) Social Skills
2 28 (13.40%) Legal
2 28 (13.40%) Public Sector
3 14 (6.70%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (6.22%) Finance
5 9 (4.31%) Digital Economy
6 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.39%) Marketing
9 4 (1.91%) Electronics
9 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.44%) Retail
11 2 (0.96%) Law
12 1 (0.48%) Advertising
12 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (22.01%) Analyst
2 43 (20.57%) Support Engineer
3 36 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (15.31%) IT Support
5 31 (14.83%) Service Analyst
6 27 (12.92%) Administrator
6 27 (12.92%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (11.00%) IT Engineer
10 21 (10.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 20 (9.57%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (9.57%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (9.09%) Support Analyst
13 18 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (6.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 11 (5.26%) Software Engineer
18 10 (4.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) .NET
1 15 (7.18%) .NET Core
2 7 (3.35%) CSS
2 7 (3.35%) HTML
2 7 (3.35%) jQuery
3 6 (2.87%) ARM Templates
4 4 (1.91%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.91%) CSS3
4 4 (1.91%) Kendo UI
4 4 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (1.91%) WSH
5 3 (1.44%) phpspec
5 3 (1.44%) REST
5 3 (1.44%) RESTful
6 2 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.10%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
3 26 (12.44%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (5.74%) Replication
5 10 (4.78%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.87%) Clustering
7 5 (2.39%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 161 (77.03%) Windows
2 122 (58.37%) Windows Server
3 59 (28.23%) Linux
4 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 44 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (19.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 38 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 33 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (12.44%) Ubuntu
10 21 (10.05%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.83%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.35%) Android
13 5 (2.39%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.91%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.48%) VMS
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (17.22%) Computer Science
3 32 (15.31%) ITIL
3 32 (15.31%) Mentoring
4 26 (12.44%) Project Management
5 25 (11.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 25 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (10.53%) Scrum
8 21 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (8.61%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.22%) Programme Management
10 13 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.74%) Data Security
11 12 (5.74%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.26%) Network Management
12 11 (5.26%) Storage Management
13 10 (4.78%) DevOps
13 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.67%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.61%) SQL
3 15 (7.18%) C#
4 7 (3.35%) C
4 7 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.87%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.87%) PHP
6 4 (1.91%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.13%) Degree
3 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.78%) MCSE
5 8 (3.83%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.39%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.39%) MCITP
8 4 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.91%) MCP
8 4 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.44%) HND
9 3 (1.44%) MCSA
9 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CCNA
10 2 (0.96%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) CISM
11 1 (0.48%) CISSP
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) SLA
2 11 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.31%) GDPR
4 7 (3.35%) QA
5 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (59.33%) Active Directory
2 66 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.05%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (6.22%) Terminal Server
6 12 (5.74%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.26%) vSphere
8 8 (3.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.87%) Docker
9 6 (2.87%) XenApp
10 4 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.48%) NFS
12 1 (0.48%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) SCCM
2 9 (4.31%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.35%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.87%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.87%) Terraform
5 4 (1.91%) SCOM
5 4 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.91%) WSUS
6 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.96%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 187 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 75 (35.89%) VMware
3 62 (29.67%) Cisco
4 26 (12.44%) Citrix
5 13 (6.22%) NetApp
6 11 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
7 8 (3.83%) Dell
7 8 (3.83%) HP
8 7 (3.35%) Oracle
8 7 (3.35%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.35%) Veeam
9 6 (2.87%) Apple
9 6 (2.87%) Hitachi
9 6 (2.87%) Intel
9 6 (2.87%) Ivanti
9 6 (2.87%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.39%) Avaya
10 5 (2.39%) Sophos
11 4 (1.91%) EMC
11 4 (1.91%) SAP