Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 186 186
Rank change year-on-year +34 0 -26
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 257 330 467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.04% 1.69% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.95% 12.06% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 213 304 396
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,000 £33,750 £31,750
Median % change year-on-year -5.19% +6.30% -2.31%
75th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 1,842 2,736 3,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.62% 14.00% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 2,217 3,312
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Thames Valley +47 80 £39,000 -1.27% 7
Surrey +24 61 £28,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +31 55 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Kent +29 36 £35,500 +24.56% 5
Berkshire +16 33 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +45 31 £41,750 +19.29% 3
Oxfordshire +23 16 £43,250 -8.95% 3
East Sussex -3 14 £40,000 - 4
West Sussex -14 11 £25,500 -32.00% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
MS Exchange
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 229 (89.11%) Microsoft
2 195 (75.88%) Active Directory
3 191 (74.32%) Windows
4 170 (66.15%) Microsoft 365
5 113 (43.97%) VMware
6 104 (40.47%) Firewall
7 98 (38.13%) Windows Server
8 87 (33.85%) Windows 10
9 77 (29.96%) Azure
10 73 (28.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 71 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 64 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (22.57%) WAN
14 57 (22.18%) Hyper-V
15 54 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 48 (18.68%) MCSE
16 48 (18.68%) DNS
17 47 (18.29%) LAN
17 47 (18.29%) Windows Server 2016
18 45 (17.51%) VPN
18 45 (17.51%) SAN
19 43 (16.73%) Citrix
20 42 (16.34%) DHCP
21 41 (15.95%) Cisco
21 41 (15.95%) PowerShell
22 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (14.79%) ITIL
23 37 (14.40%) Linux
24 35 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
25 33 (12.84%) VLAN

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 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 26 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.11%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 170 (66.15%) Microsoft 365
2 77 (29.96%) Azure
3 25 (9.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (7.00%) AWS
5 6 (2.33%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.95%) IaaS
6 5 (1.95%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.95%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Azure App Service
7 3 (1.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 104 (40.47%) Firewall
2 58 (22.57%) WAN
3 48 (18.68%) DNS
4 47 (18.29%) LAN
5 45 (17.51%) SAN
5 45 (17.51%) VPN
6 42 (16.34%) DHCP
7 33 (12.84%) VLAN
8 30 (11.67%) iSCSI
9 23 (8.95%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (8.95%) NAS
10 22 (8.56%) WLAN
11 18 (7.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (5.06%) VoIP
13 12 (4.67%) Wireless
14 11 (4.28%) Skype
15 9 (3.50%) VSAN
16 8 (3.11%) MPLS
16 8 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (1.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (7.00%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Digital Economy
3 12 (4.67%) Legal
4 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.33%) Games
6 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.56%) Local Government
8 3 (1.17%) Billing
8 3 (1.17%) Electronics
9 2 (0.78%) Automotive
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (22.96%) IT Support
3 58 (22.57%) IT Engineer
4 51 (19.84%) Analyst
5 44 (17.12%) Support Engineer
6 38 (14.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (12.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (11.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 28 (10.89%) IT Analyst
10 24 (9.34%) Service Analyst
10 24 (9.34%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (8.56%) IT Support Analyst
12 21 (8.17%) Support Analyst
13 20 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (6.23%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
15 13 (5.06%) Help Desk Analyst
16 10 (3.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 10 (3.89%) Administrator
16 10 (3.89%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) JSON
2 1 (0.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.78%) Organisational Skills
2 18 (7.00%) Clustering
3 17 (6.61%) Driving Licence
4 13 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.67%) Replication
6 11 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.95%) PKI
9 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) FMCG
11 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 191 (74.32%) Windows
2 98 (38.13%) Windows Server
3 87 (33.85%) Windows 10
4 54 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (18.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (14.40%) Linux
8 28 (10.89%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (6.61%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.45%) Android
11 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.95%) VMS
14 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.39%) CentOS
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.39%) Unix
16 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (28.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (14.79%) ITIL
3 30 (11.67%) Project Management
4 29 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (10.51%) Migration
5 27 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (8.95%) Mentoring
7 19 (7.39%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.23%) Mathematics
8 16 (6.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 15 (5.84%) ITIL V3
10 14 (5.45%) IT Strategy
11 12 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.89%) DevOps
12 10 (3.89%) Project Delivery
13 9 (3.50%) Information Security
13 9 (3.50%) Service Management
14 8 (3.11%) Problem Management
15 6 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.95%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.00%) C
3 14 (5.45%) SQL
4 5 (1.95%) Python
5 4 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (18.68%) MCSE
3 20 (7.78%) CCNA
3 20 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.39%) MCP
5 18 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) MCSA
7 11 (4.28%) MCITP
7 11 (4.28%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.17%) MCTS
10 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.39%) CISM
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.78%) GDPR
2 15 (5.84%) SLA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 195 (75.88%) Active Directory
2 71 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (22.18%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.51%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (8.95%) Terminal Server
6 16 (6.23%) vSphere
7 11 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (3.11%) XenApp
10 7 (2.72%) VMware NSX
11 6 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.95%) Firmware
13 4 (1.56%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.56%) vCloud
14 3 (1.17%) Docker
14 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.78%) NFS
15 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (5.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.17%) SCOM
3 3 (1.17%) Terraform
4 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.78%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 229 (89.11%) Microsoft
2 113 (43.97%) VMware
3 43 (16.73%) Citrix
4 41 (15.95%) Cisco
5 13 (5.06%) NetApp
6 11 (4.28%) HP
6 11 (4.28%) WatchGuard
7 10 (3.89%) Sophos
7 10 (3.89%) Symantec
8 9 (3.50%) Dell
9 8 (3.11%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.72%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.33%) Apple
12 5 (1.95%) Intel
12 5 (1.95%) McAfee
13 4 (1.56%) Avaya
13 4 (1.56%) Veeam
14 3 (1.17%) Adobe
14 3 (1.17%) Draytek
14 3 (1.17%) Mitel