Period
to 9 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 168 139
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 -41
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,750 1,790 2,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.30% 2.02% 2.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.93% 13.15% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,591 2,237
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17% -3.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -2.86%

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 10,984 13,612 16,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.44% 15.35% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,751 10,847 13,428
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,850 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 December 2019. 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 +45 539 £32,500 +1.56% 115
North of England -7 358 £31,000 +10.71% 121
Midlands +39 331 £31,000 -11.43% 66
West Midlands +36 239 £30,000 -20.00% 44
South West +41 225 £35,000 +1.45% 47
North West 0 203 £30,000 +20.00% 78
East of England +35 185 £35,000 -6.67% 46
Yorkshire -20 140 £32,500 - 25
East Midlands +13 92 £34,650 +6.62% 22
Wales +3 62 £37,500 +2.74% 14
Scotland +33 42 £29,500 -21.59% 12
North East +10 15 £27,000 -10.00% 18
Northern Ireland -6 5 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Channel Islands 0 4 £25,000 -25.37%
MS Exchange
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 1,507 (86.11%) Windows
2 1,421 (81.20%) Active Directory
3 1,351 (77.20%) Microsoft
4 1,009 (57.66%) Windows Server
5 1,006 (57.49%) Office 365
6 865 (49.43%) VMware
7 528 (30.17%) Hyper-V
8 525 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 524 (29.94%) DNS
10 504 (28.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 487 (27.83%) Firewall
12 476 (27.20%) DHCP
13 465 (26.57%) Azure
14 444 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 440 (25.14%) Citrix
16 438 (25.03%) Windows 10
17 432 (24.69%) ITIL
18 410 (23.43%) Cisco
19 409 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
20 402 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 399 (22.80%) Microsoft Office
22 314 (17.94%) WAN
22 314 (17.94%) Exchange Server 2013
23 306 (17.49%) Windows 7
24 289 (16.51%) PowerShell
25 282 (16.11%) LAN
26 276 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
27 261 (14.91%) SQL Server
28 248 (14.17%) TCP/IP
29 221 (12.63%) SCCM

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
1 444 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 314 (17.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 198 (11.31%) SharePoint
4 136 (7.77%) Skype for Business
5 92 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (3.71%) IIS
7 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (0.51%) Apache
8 9 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.46%) SAS
10 7 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.29%) Confluence
12 4 (0.23%) nginx
13 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.11%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 399 (22.80%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.057%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.46%) Exchequer
2 6 (0.34%) assyst
2 6 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.057%) Line 50
7 1 (0.057%) Line 500
7 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,006 (57.49%) Office 365
2 465 (26.57%) Azure
3 99 (5.66%) AWS
4 62 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 51 (2.91%) OneDrive
6 46 (2.63%) IaaS
7 39 (2.23%) Mimecast
8 37 (2.11%) SaaS
9 26 (1.49%) Power Platform
10 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (0.91%) PowerApps
12 16 (0.91%) Yammer
13 14 (0.80%) PaaS
14 12 (0.69%) G Suite
15 6 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.34%) SoftLayer
16 5 (0.29%) GCP
17 4 (0.23%) Slack
18 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 524 (29.94%) DNS
2 487 (27.83%) Firewall
3 476 (27.20%) DHCP
4 314 (17.94%) WAN
5 282 (16.11%) LAN
6 248 (14.17%) TCP/IP
7 219 (12.51%) SAN
8 179 (10.23%) VoIP
9 178 (10.17%) VPN
10 124 (7.09%) Skype
11 98 (5.60%) Wireless
12 97 (5.54%) VLAN
13 89 (5.09%) Remote Desktop
14 67 (3.83%) NAS
15 55 (3.14%) Internet
16 43 (2.46%) NetScaler
17 41 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
18 40 (2.29%) Network Security
19 34 (1.94%) Unified Communications
20 31 (1.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (0.57%) Power BI
6 9 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.34%) MySQL
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.17%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.11%) MS Access
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2017
13 1 (0.057%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.057%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.46%) JIRA
3 5 (0.29%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.17%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.057%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 165 (9.43%) Finance
2 96 (5.49%) Public Sector
3 63 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 58 (3.31%) Retail
5 42 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.11%) Law
7 34 (1.94%) Legal
8 33 (1.89%) Marketing
9 14 (0.80%) Advertising
10 13 (0.74%) Electronics
11 7 (0.40%) French Language
11 7 (0.40%) German Language
12 6 (0.34%) Back Office
12 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.29%) Banking
13 5 (0.29%) Local Government
13 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.23%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.23%) Games
15 3 (0.17%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 344 (19.66%) Analyst
2 340 (19.43%) Support Engineer
3 310 (17.71%) IT Support
4 308 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 259 (14.80%) IT Engineer
6 187 (10.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 176 (10.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 150 (8.57%) Support Analyst
9 149 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 122 (6.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 117 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 117 (6.69%) IT Analyst
12 93 (5.31%) Service Analyst
13 90 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 86 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
15 85 (4.86%) Administrator
15 85 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 84 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 76 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
18 72 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.20%) Web Services
2 14 (0.80%) .NET
2 14 (0.80%) LDAP
2 14 (0.80%) MAPI
3 11 (0.63%) HTML
4 8 (0.46%) WSH
5 6 (0.34%) Node.js
6 4 (0.23%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.23%) COM
6 4 (0.23%) CSS
7 2 (0.11%) CSS3
7 2 (0.11%) HTML5
7 2 (0.11%) XML
8 1 (0.057%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.057%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.057%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.057%) SAML
8 1 (0.057%) WinForms
8 1 (0.057%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 175 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 130 (7.43%) Driving Licence
3 102 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 93 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
5 67 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.46%) Clustering
7 41 (2.34%) Replication
8 37 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 32 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.49%) Public Cloud
11 25 (1.43%) PKI
12 23 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
15 14 (0.80%) iPhone
16 11 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.57%) Private Cloud
18 9 (0.51%) Fat Client
18 9 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,507 (86.11%) Windows
2 1,009 (57.66%) Windows Server
3 504 (28.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 438 (25.03%) Windows 10
5 409 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 306 (17.49%) Windows 7
7 161 (9.20%) Linux
8 99 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (5.49%) Windows 8
10 59 (3.37%) Android
11 36 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.71%) Ubuntu
13 27 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 24 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.97%) CentOS
16 15 (0.86%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.34%) Fedora
19 5 (0.29%) SUSE
20 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (24.69%) ITIL
2 402 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 180 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
4 132 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 130 (7.43%) Migration
6 106 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 98 (5.60%) Service Delivery
8 91 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (4.74%) Information Security
9 83 (4.74%) Patch Management
10 70 (4.00%) Change Management
11 68 (3.89%) High Availability
12 64 (3.66%) Service Management
13 61 (3.49%) Project Delivery
14 57 (3.26%) Incident Management
14 57 (3.26%) Project Management
15 50 (2.86%) Preventative Maintenance
15 50 (2.86%) Server Management
16 48 (2.74%) Security Management
17 46 (2.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 289 (16.51%) PowerShell
2 193 (11.03%) SQL
3 19 (1.09%) Python
4 15 (0.86%) VBScript
5 12 (0.69%) Ruby
6 10 (0.57%) C
6 10 (0.57%) VB
7 7 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.34%) VBA
9 4 (0.23%) C#
9 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.17%) C++
10 3 (0.17%) Java
10 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.057%) PHP
Qualifications
1 276 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (8.57%) MCSE
3 114 (6.51%) MCSA
4 92 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (4.86%) Security Cleared
6 76 (4.34%) CCNA
7 60 (3.43%) Degree
8 59 (3.37%) MCP
9 44 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
11 31 (1.77%) DBS Check
12 30 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 26 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (1.49%) MCITP
14 25 (1.43%) CCNP
15 19 (1.09%) CCA
15 19 (1.09%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
16 18 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
16 18 (1.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (12.29%) SLA
2 41 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.66%) COBIT
5 25 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (1.20%) GDPR
7 13 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.34%) PMO
9 5 (0.29%) NIST
10 4 (0.23%) QA
11 3 (0.17%) NCSC
12 2 (0.11%) BS25999
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) PSD2
12 2 (0.11%) RMADS
13 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.057%) GxP
13 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,421 (81.20%) Active Directory
2 528 (30.17%) Hyper-V
3 525 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 187 (10.69%) XenApp
5 84 (4.80%) vSphere
6 67 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 64 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (2.46%) Terminal Services
8 43 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.80%) Firmware
9 14 (0.80%) Terminal Server
10 12 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.57%) NFS
11 10 (0.57%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.46%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.40%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.34%) Postfix
15 5 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 221 (12.63%) SCCM
2 80 (4.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 80 (4.57%) WSUS
3 67 (3.83%) SCOM
4 59 (3.37%) Backup Exec
5 29 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 28 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 27 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (1.20%) vCenter Server
10 20 (1.14%) AirWatch
10 20 (1.14%) SCOrch
11 19 (1.09%) Nessus
12 16 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.63%) Ansible
13 11 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
13 11 (0.63%) Puppet
14 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 8 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.46%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 1,351 (77.20%) Microsoft
2 865 (49.43%) VMware
3 440 (25.14%) Citrix
4 410 (23.43%) Cisco
5 175 (10.00%) HP
6 138 (7.89%) Veeam
7 110 (6.29%) Dell
8 98 (5.60%) Symantec
9 90 (5.14%) NetApp
10 58 (3.31%) Apple
11 52 (2.97%) McAfee
12 49 (2.80%) Meraki
13 45 (2.57%) 3PAR
14 41 (2.34%) CommVault
15 39 (2.23%) MobileIron
16 35 (2.00%) Avaya
17 33 (1.89%) IronPort
17 33 (1.89%) Palo Alto
17 33 (1.89%) ServiceNow
18 30 (1.71%) Juniper