Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 149 171
Rank change year-on-year -57 +22 -39
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 538 1,911 1,934
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.49% 2.31% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.39% 16.18% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 461 1,682 1,771
Median annual salary £35,500 £33,095 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +1.83% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +5.80%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,722 11,812 15,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.11% 14.27% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,733 9,147 12,345
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +7.32%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the UK excluding London

MS Exchange
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the UK excluding London

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the UK excluding London

MS Exchange
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Exchange within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 9 August 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
North of England -2 152 £35,000 +2.94% 26
South East -20 146 £42,500 +30.77% 23
Midlands -15 95 £32,500 +8.33% 13
West Midlands +8 85 £30,000 - 11
North West -15 77 £40,000 +22.14% 16
East of England -26 61 £34,500 -1.43% 8
South West -60 53 £34,000 -12.82% 22
Yorkshire +9 49 £35,000 +2.94% 6
North East +35 26 £32,750 -10.27% 4
Scotland +70 16 £35,000 +18.64% 3
Wales +5 15 £37,500 +1.35% 1
East Midlands -3 8 £37,500 +3.45% 2
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 446 (82.90%) Windows
2 418 (77.70%) Microsoft
3 370 (68.77%) Active Directory
4 338 (62.83%) Office 365
5 308 (57.25%) Windows Server
6 292 (54.28%) VMware
7 189 (35.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 182 (33.83%) Azure
9 153 (28.44%) Hyper-V
10 147 (27.32%) Firewall
11 145 (26.95%) Windows 10
12 134 (24.91%) Citrix
13 133 (24.72%) DNS
14 128 (23.79%) ITIL
15 125 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 124 (23.05%) Exchange Server 2010
17 121 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 119 (22.12%) DHCP
19 117 (21.75%) Cisco
20 111 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 106 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
22 105 (19.52%) Windows Server 2016
22 105 (19.52%) Microsoft Office
23 100 (18.59%) SQL Server
23 100 (18.59%) PowerShell
24 90 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
25 87 (16.17%) Windows 7
26 81 (15.06%) TCP/IP
27 80 (14.87%) VPN
28 77 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 124 (23.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 121 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 73 (13.57%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.83%) IIS
5 16 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.12%) JBoss
9 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.37%) Apache
10 2 (0.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 105 (19.52%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.19%) Faxination
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 338 (62.83%) Office 365
2 182 (33.83%) Azure
3 45 (8.36%) AWS
4 20 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.97%) OneDrive
6 13 (2.42%) IaaS
7 9 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.30%) Yammer
9 6 (1.12%) GCP
10 5 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.93%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.93%) SaaS
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CodeBuild
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (27.32%) Firewall
2 133 (24.72%) DNS
3 119 (22.12%) DHCP
4 81 (15.06%) TCP/IP
5 80 (14.87%) VPN
6 72 (13.38%) LAN
7 65 (12.08%) WAN
8 59 (10.97%) SAN
8 59 (10.97%) VoIP
9 29 (5.39%) VLAN
10 23 (4.28%) iSCSI
10 23 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (4.09%) Skype
12 18 (3.35%) Wireless
13 15 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.42%) Internet
15 11 (2.04%) Network Security
16 9 (1.67%) NetScaler
17 7 (1.30%) Unified Communications
18 6 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.23%) SQL Server 2017
5 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.93%) MySQL
6 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.74%) MS Access
7 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.74%) Power BI
7 4 (0.74%) Redis
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (8.74%) Finance
2 24 (4.46%) Public Sector
3 18 (3.35%) Retail
4 16 (2.97%) Law
5 9 (1.67%) Legal
6 8 (1.49%) Advertising
6 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (0.93%) Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Billing
9 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.74%) Local Government
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (19.33%) Analyst
2 100 (18.59%) Support Engineer
3 94 (17.47%) IT Support
4 80 (14.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (14.31%) IT Engineer
6 53 (9.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 48 (8.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 44 (8.18%) Support Analyst
9 41 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 41 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 41 (7.62%) Infrastructure Support
10 36 (6.69%) IT Analyst
11 32 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 27 (5.02%) Consultant
13 24 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 24 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (4.28%) Server Engineer
14 23 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (4.09%) Service Analyst
16 20 (3.72%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.04%) Web Services
2 7 (1.30%) Middleware
3 5 (0.93%) WSH
4 3 (0.56%) SAML
5 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.19%) JSP
6 1 (0.19%) Lucene
6 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.19%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) XAMPP
6 1 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.39%) Driving Licence
4 22 (4.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 22 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.04%) Clustering
7 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.67%) PKI
8 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.93%) iPad
9 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) Replication
9 5 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.74%) EPoS
10 4 (0.74%) Social Media
11 3 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 446 (82.90%) Windows
2 308 (57.25%) Windows Server
3 145 (26.95%) Windows 10
4 125 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (19.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 90 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (16.17%) Windows 7
8 48 (8.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 39 (7.25%) Linux
10 35 (6.51%) Windows 8
11 34 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.67%) Unix
13 8 (1.49%) Android
14 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.93%) HPUX
15 5 (0.93%) Solaris
16 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.79%) ITIL
2 111 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 106 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (8.55%) Problem Management
5 43 (7.99%) Change Management
6 41 (7.62%) Migration
7 40 (7.43%) Server Management
7 40 (7.43%) Service Delivery
8 29 (5.39%) Incident Management
8 29 (5.39%) Line Management
8 29 (5.39%) Project Management
9 27 (5.02%) Project Delivery
10 25 (4.65%) Decision-Making
11 24 (4.46%) Coaching
11 24 (4.46%) Mentoring
11 24 (4.46%) Process Improvement
12 19 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (3.35%) Commercial Awareness
14 16 (2.97%) Strategic Planning
14 16 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.59%) PowerShell
2 61 (11.34%) SQL
3 10 (1.86%) Python
4 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.30%) Ruby
5 7 (1.30%) VBScript
6 5 (0.93%) Perl
7 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) C
9 1 (0.19%) C#
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) Java
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (8.74%) MCSE
3 41 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 29 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.02%) MCSA
6 17 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.79%) Degree
8 14 (2.60%) CCNA
8 14 (2.60%) MCP
9 9 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.49%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.30%) CCNP
12 6 (1.12%) CCENT
12 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.93%) Server+ Certification
14 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.56%) CCVP
15 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.97%) SLA
2 32 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (4.09%) BS25999
3 22 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.12%) GDPR
5 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 370 (68.77%) Active Directory
2 189 (35.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (28.44%) Hyper-V
4 50 (9.29%) XenApp
5 43 (7.99%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (6.32%) XenDesktop
7 26 (4.83%) vSphere
8 23 (4.28%) BitLocker
9 22 (4.09%) NFS
10 15 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.12%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.93%) Docker
14 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.93%) vCloud
15 4 (0.74%) Firmware
15 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 52 (9.67%) SCCM
2 38 (7.06%) Backup Exec
3 20 (3.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (3.35%) WSUS
5 16 (2.97%) vCenter Server
6 9 (1.67%) SCOM
7 6 (1.12%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.74%) SCSM
9 4 (0.74%) Terraform
10 3 (0.56%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.56%) Nagios
10 3 (0.56%) Nessus
10 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.37%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 418 (77.70%) Microsoft
2 292 (54.28%) VMware
3 134 (24.91%) Citrix
4 117 (21.75%) Cisco
5 53 (9.85%) Veeam
6 26 (4.83%) Sophos
7 23 (4.28%) HP
8 16 (2.97%) NetApp
9 15 (2.79%) SonicWALL
10 12 (2.23%) Dell
11 10 (1.86%) Meraki
11 10 (1.86%) Symantec
12 9 (1.67%) Apple
12 9 (1.67%) IBM
12 9 (1.67%) Oracle
13 8 (1.49%) EMC
13 8 (1.49%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.30%) Avaya
14 7 (1.30%) MobileIron