Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 163 168
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -51
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,292 1,719 2,178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.98% 2.06% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.92% 13.98% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,562 1,934
Median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 9,283 12,300 16,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.23% 14.77% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,327 9,584 13,500
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,834 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 4 April 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 4 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
South East +13 369 £33,750 +3.85% 47
North of England -21 282 £32,500 - 58
Midlands +33 274 £31,000 -17.33% 37
West Midlands +42 214 £31,500 -18.18% 31
North West +1 154 £36,250 +20.83% 19
East of England +1 140 £35,000 -7.89% 34
South West -7 129 £32,500 -13.33% 28
Yorkshire -33 96 £32,500 -7.14% 19
East Midlands +11 58 £31,000 -4.62% 6
Wales +7 53 £41,250 +8.55% 4
Scotland +16 39 £28,000 -1.75% 9
North East +11 32 £27,500 -11.29% 20
Channel Islands -4 4 £25,000 -25.37%
Northern Ireland +7 2 - -
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 4 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1,090 (84.37%) Windows
2 993 (76.86%) Microsoft
3 973 (75.31%) Active Directory
4 779 (60.29%) Office 365
5 725 (56.11%) Windows Server
6 682 (52.79%) VMware
7 418 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 367 (28.41%) DNS
9 361 (27.94%) Azure
10 357 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 344 (26.63%) Hyper-V
12 342 (26.47%) Windows 10
13 341 (26.39%) Citrix
14 333 (25.77%) DHCP
15 331 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 330 (25.54%) Firewall
17 302 (23.37%) Microsoft Office
18 280 (21.67%) ITIL
19 259 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 255 (19.74%) Cisco
21 250 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
22 240 (18.58%) TCP/IP
23 237 (18.34%) LAN
24 235 (18.19%) SQL Server
24 235 (18.19%) Windows 7
25 225 (17.41%) Windows Server 2016
26 224 (17.34%) PowerShell
27 217 (16.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 209 (16.18%) WAN
29 189 (14.63%) 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
1 357 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 250 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 162 (12.54%) SharePoint
4 68 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 61 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (3.56%) IIS
7 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.46%) JBoss
9 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.23%) Apache
11 3 (0.23%) Confluence
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.077%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.077%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.077%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 302 (23.37%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.39%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.077%) assyst
4 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.077%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 779 (60.29%) Office 365
2 361 (27.94%) Azure
3 84 (6.50%) AWS
4 38 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 32 (2.48%) IaaS
6 28 (2.17%) Mimecast
7 25 (1.93%) SaaS
8 23 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.70%) PaaS
10 8 (0.62%) Power Platform
11 7 (0.54%) GCP
12 6 (0.46%) Yammer
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.31%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.23%) AWS CodeBuild
14 3 (0.23%) AWS CodePipeline
15 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 367 (28.41%) DNS
2 333 (25.77%) DHCP
3 330 (25.54%) Firewall
4 240 (18.58%) TCP/IP
5 237 (18.34%) LAN
6 209 (16.18%) WAN
7 163 (12.62%) VPN
8 150 (11.61%) VoIP
9 145 (11.22%) SAN
10 82 (6.35%) Skype
11 81 (6.27%) VLAN
12 57 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
12 57 (4.41%) Wireless
13 49 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
14 48 (3.72%) Internet
15 38 (2.94%) NetScaler
16 27 (2.09%) Network Security
17 26 (2.01%) iSCSI
18 23 (1.78%) NAS
19 19 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2017
6 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.46%) MySQL
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.31%) MS Access
10 4 (0.31%) Power BI
11 3 (0.23%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.23%) Redis
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.39%) JIRA
4 3 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (10.14%) Finance
2 62 (4.80%) Public Sector
3 39 (3.02%) Retail
4 36 (2.79%) Legal
5 27 (2.09%) Law
6 24 (1.86%) Advertising
7 20 (1.55%) Marketing
8 15 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.70%) Local Government
11 6 (0.46%) Back Office
11 6 (0.46%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Games
13 2 (0.15%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.077%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.077%) Publishing
14 1 (0.077%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 287 (22.21%) Analyst
2 249 (19.27%) IT Support
3 226 (17.49%) Support Engineer
4 184 (14.24%) IT Engineer
5 171 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 131 (10.14%) Support Analyst
7 129 (9.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 126 (9.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 106 (8.20%) IT Analyst
9 106 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
10 82 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 80 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 73 (5.65%) Service Analyst
13 71 (5.50%) Administrator
14 66 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 66 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
15 65 (5.03%) IT Support Analyst
16 64 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
17 54 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 50 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.01%) WSH
2 14 (1.08%) Web Services
3 7 (0.54%) Middleware
4 5 (0.39%) .NET
4 5 (0.39%) COM
5 4 (0.31%) HTML
5 4 (0.31%) SAML
6 3 (0.23%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.23%) CSS
6 3 (0.23%) LDAP
6 3 (0.23%) Node.js
7 2 (0.15%) CSS3
7 2 (0.15%) HTML5
7 2 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.077%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.077%) JSP
8 1 (0.077%) LAMP
8 1 (0.077%) XAMPP
8 1 (0.077%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 87 (6.73%) Driving Licence
3 65 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.02%) Clustering
7 27 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 21 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.55%) Replication
10 16 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.93%) iPad
11 12 (0.93%) PKI
12 11 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.70%) CMDB
14 8 (0.62%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.62%) EPoS
15 7 (0.54%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
17 5 (0.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1,090 (84.37%) Windows
2 725 (56.11%) Windows Server
3 342 (26.47%) Windows 10
4 331 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 259 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 235 (18.19%) Windows 7
7 225 (17.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 101 (7.82%) Linux
9 99 (7.66%) Windows 8
10 70 (5.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 58 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (2.40%) Android
13 29 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.24%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.85%) Unix
16 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.67%) ITIL
2 217 (16.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 184 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (6.89%) Mentoring
5 77 (5.96%) Problem Management
6 68 (5.26%) Migration
7 66 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 64 (4.95%) Project Management
9 63 (4.88%) Change Management
10 62 (4.80%) Service Delivery
11 59 (4.57%) Incident Management
11 59 (4.57%) Server Management
12 54 (4.18%) Service Management
12 54 (4.18%) Time Management
13 50 (3.87%) Information Security
14 47 (3.64%) Patch Management
15 42 (3.25%) Coaching
16 39 (3.02%) Preventative Maintenance
17 38 (2.94%) DevOps
18 35 (2.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 224 (17.34%) PowerShell
2 123 (9.52%) SQL
3 28 (2.17%) VBScript
4 24 (1.86%) Python
5 22 (1.70%) Ruby
6 16 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.46%) VB
8 5 (0.39%) Perl
9 4 (0.31%) Java
10 3 (0.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.15%) PHP
12 1 (0.077%) C#
12 1 (0.077%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.077%) VBA
Qualifications
1 189 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (9.06%) MCSE
3 79 (6.11%) MCSA
4 78 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 53 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (4.02%) Degree
7 49 (3.79%) CCNA
8 32 (2.48%) MCP
9 31 (2.40%) SC Cleared
10 22 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.39%) CCNP
13 17 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 17 (1.32%) MCITP
14 15 (1.16%) DBS Check
15 13 (1.01%) A+ Certification
15 13 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
17 11 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (13.62%) SLA
2 47 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.55%) BS25999
3 20 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (1.01%) COBIT
6 9 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.54%) GDPR
8 3 (0.23%) NIST
8 3 (0.23%) QA
9 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.077%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.077%) GxP
9 1 (0.077%) PMO
9 1 (0.077%) PSD2
9 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 973 (75.31%) Active Directory
2 418 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 344 (26.63%) Hyper-V
4 163 (12.62%) XenApp
5 92 (7.12%) vSphere
6 77 (5.96%) XenDesktop
7 76 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.78%) NFS
9 20 (1.55%) BitLocker
10 16 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (1.16%) VirtualBox
12 14 (1.08%) Firmware
13 13 (1.01%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.77%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 124 (9.60%) SCCM
2 56 (4.33%) Backup Exec
3 34 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (2.48%) WSUS
5 29 (2.24%) SCOM
6 26 (2.01%) vCenter Server
7 13 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.85%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.77%) Nessus
10 10 (0.77%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.70%) Nagios
11 9 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.62%) XenMobile
13 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (0.46%) Ansible
14 6 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 993 (76.86%) Microsoft
2 682 (52.79%) VMware
3 341 (26.39%) Citrix
4 255 (19.74%) Cisco
5 107 (8.28%) HP
6 94 (7.28%) Veeam
7 56 (4.33%) NetApp
8 55 (4.26%) Symantec
9 51 (3.95%) Dell
10 40 (3.10%) Apple
11 31 (2.40%) SonicWALL
12 30 (2.32%) Sophos
13 26 (2.01%) WatchGuard
14 25 (1.93%) Meraki
15 22 (1.70%) 3PAR
15 22 (1.70%) Mitel
16 21 (1.63%) McAfee
16 21 (1.63%) Red Hat
17 19 (1.47%) CommVault
17 19 (1.47%) EMC