Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 186 179 169
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 -42
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,310 2,939 3,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.84% 1.95% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 12.16% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 2,656 3,271
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.26% -2.21%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.76% -2.26%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18,476 24,160 29,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.71% 15.99% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14,852 19,272 24,180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MS Exchange as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Exchange.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Exchange over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 28 January 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
England -11 2,139 £34,294 -2.02% 496
UK excluding London +17 1,520 £32,500 -1.52% 422
London -54 723 £40,000 +5.26% 107
South East +32 468 £32,500 - 110
North of England -13 317 £29,500 -1.67% 114
Midlands +53 312 £32,500 -10.34% 66
West Midlands +41 233 £32,500 -14.47% 46
North West +20 173 £29,000 +7.41% 65
South West +31 165 £32,500 -3.70% 47
East of England +18 153 £37,500 - 52
Yorkshire -30 128 £32,500 - 40
East Midlands +17 79 £32,500 - 20
Wales -11 53 £37,500 - 16
Scotland +31 44 £28,000 -3.90% 16
North East -2 16 £27,000 -12.20% 9
Northern Ireland +9 4 £27,500 +19.57% 1
Channel Islands 0 4 £25,000 -25.37%

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 1,993 (86.28%) Windows
2 1,865 (80.74%) Active Directory
3 1,741 (75.37%) Microsoft
4 1,420 (61.47%) Office 365
5 1,215 (52.60%) Windows Server
6 1,120 (48.48%) VMware
7 712 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 702 (30.39%) Azure
9 686 (29.70%) DNS
10 672 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 657 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 641 (27.75%) Windows 10
13 626 (27.10%) DHCP
14 613 (26.54%) Citrix
15 609 (26.36%) Microsoft Office
16 565 (24.46%) Hyper-V
17 525 (22.73%) Firewall
18 509 (22.03%) ITIL
19 490 (21.21%) Cisco
20 489 (21.17%) Windows 7
21 470 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 464 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
23 420 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
24 409 (17.71%) TCP/IP
25 404 (17.49%) LAN
26 401 (17.36%) WAN
27 365 (15.80%) PowerShell
28 359 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
29 345 (14.94%) SQL Server
30 311 (13.46%) SCCM

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 672 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 420 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 279 (12.08%) SharePoint
4 174 (7.53%) Skype for Business
5 142 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 68 (2.94%) IIS
7 33 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.48%) Apache
10 10 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.35%) Confluence
12 6 (0.26%) IBM Domino
12 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.17%) nginx
15 2 (0.087%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.087%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.087%) WordPress
16 1 (0.043%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 609 (26.36%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.087%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.043%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.43%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.17%) assyst
4 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.087%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 1,420 (61.47%) Office 365
2 702 (30.39%) Azure
3 171 (7.40%) AWS
4 125 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 66 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 61 (2.64%) Mimecast
7 47 (2.03%) IaaS
8 37 (1.60%) SaaS
9 31 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.82%) G Suite
10 19 (0.82%) Power Platform
10 19 (0.82%) PowerApps
11 13 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.56%) PaaS
12 8 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 7 (0.30%) GCP
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 686 (29.70%) DNS
2 626 (27.10%) DHCP
3 525 (22.73%) Firewall
4 409 (17.71%) TCP/IP
5 404 (17.49%) LAN
6 401 (17.36%) WAN
7 277 (11.99%) SAN
8 264 (11.43%) VPN
9 243 (10.52%) VoIP
10 179 (7.75%) Skype
11 134 (5.80%) Wireless
12 126 (5.45%) VLAN
13 103 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
14 95 (4.11%) Internet
15 83 (3.59%) NAS
16 73 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
17 72 (3.12%) NetScaler
18 52 (2.25%) Network Security
19 44 (1.90%) iSCSI
20 42 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 48 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (1.17%) MySQL
5 16 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.087%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.087%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.087%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.087%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.087%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (0.043%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (0.82%) Git (software)
1 19 (0.82%) Subversion
2 11 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.43%) JIRA
4 9 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.043%) Eclipse
General
1 273 (11.82%) Finance
2 82 (3.55%) Law
3 77 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 71 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 66 (2.86%) Legal
6 64 (2.77%) Retail
7 42 (1.82%) Marketing
8 32 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.17%) Advertising
10 16 (0.69%) Banking
11 13 (0.56%) Electronics
12 8 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.35%) French Language
12 8 (0.35%) German Language
13 5 (0.22%) Back Office
13 5 (0.22%) Games
13 5 (0.22%) Local Government
14 4 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (21.52%) Analyst
2 456 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 404 (17.49%) IT Support
4 370 (16.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 299 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 293 (12.68%) IT Engineer
7 259 (11.21%) Support Analyst
8 208 (9.00%) IT Analyst
9 199 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 179 (7.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 173 (7.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 135 (5.84%) IT Support Analyst
13 130 (5.63%) Administrator
14 128 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 122 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
15 122 (5.28%) Service Analyst
16 117 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
17 112 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
18 94 (4.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 91 (3.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.43%) LDAP
2 20 (0.87%) LAMP
2 20 (0.87%) WSH
3 15 (0.65%) Web Services
4 14 (0.61%) .NET
5 12 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 12 (0.52%) HTML
6 6 (0.26%) COM
7 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.17%) CSS
7 4 (0.17%) Middleware
8 3 (0.13%) MAPI
8 3 (0.13%) Node.js
8 3 (0.13%) SAML
9 2 (0.087%) CSS3
9 2 (0.087%) HTML5
10 1 (0.043%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.043%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.043%) WinForms
10 1 (0.043%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 196 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 132 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 129 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
4 124 (5.37%) Driving Licence
5 90 (3.90%) Replication
6 84 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (3.29%) Clustering
8 67 (2.90%) Blackberry
9 51 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
10 35 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 33 (1.43%) iPhone
12 27 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 26 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 20 (0.87%) iPad
15 19 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.78%) Private Cloud
17 16 (0.69%) IPTV
17 16 (0.69%) MPEG
17 16 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,993 (86.28%) Windows
2 1,215 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 657 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 641 (27.75%) Windows 10
5 489 (21.17%) Windows 7
6 464 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 198 (8.57%) Linux
8 133 (5.76%) Windows 8
8 133 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 85 (3.68%) Android
10 56 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 53 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 41 (1.77%) Ubuntu
13 35 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 34 (1.47%) CentOS
15 31 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.82%) Unix
17 15 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (0.52%) VMS
19 10 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (22.03%) ITIL
2 470 (20.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 240 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
4 158 (6.84%) Migration
5 143 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 124 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 117 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 112 (4.85%) Project Management
9 110 (4.76%) Change Management
10 109 (4.72%) Patch Management
11 102 (4.42%) Service Management
12 84 (3.64%) Information Security
12 84 (3.64%) Time Management
13 83 (3.59%) Cybersecurity
14 70 (3.03%) Incident Management
15 65 (2.81%) Problem Management
16 63 (2.73%) Server Management
17 61 (2.64%) ITSM
18 60 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
19 59 (2.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 365 (15.80%) PowerShell
2 233 (10.09%) SQL
3 27 (1.17%) VBScript
4 24 (1.04%) Python
5 21 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 18 (0.78%) Ruby
7 16 (0.69%) VB
8 11 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.43%) C
10 9 (0.39%) C#
11 8 (0.35%) Java
12 5 (0.22%) C++
13 4 (0.17%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.17%) Perl
14 3 (0.13%) VBA
15 2 (0.087%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.087%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.043%) PHP
Qualifications
1 359 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (8.92%) MCSE
3 170 (7.36%) MCSA
4 117 (5.06%) Degree
5 101 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (3.90%) CCNA
7 80 (3.46%) Security Cleared
8 75 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (3.20%) MCP
10 47 (2.03%) MCITP
11 38 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 38 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
13 33 (1.43%) DBS Check
14 27 (1.17%) SC Cleared
15 24 (1.04%) CCA
15 24 (1.04%) CCNP
16 23 (1.00%) A+ Certification
17 20 (0.87%) VCP5
18 19 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (13.16%) SLA
2 42 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
3 31 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.13%) COBIT
5 18 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.56%) GDPR
7 7 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.26%) NIST
9 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.17%) PMO
10 4 (0.17%) QA
11 3 (0.13%) NCSC
12 2 (0.087%) BS25999
12 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.087%) PSD2
12 2 (0.087%) RMADS
13 1 (0.043%) DICOM
13 1 (0.043%) GxP
13 1 (0.043%) HL7
System Software
1 1,865 (80.74%) Active Directory
2 712 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 565 (24.46%) Hyper-V
4 257 (11.13%) XenApp
5 155 (6.71%) XenDesktop
6 146 (6.32%) vSphere
7 94 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
9 54 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
10 47 (2.03%) Terminal Services
11 27 (1.17%) Terminal Server
12 25 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
13 22 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 15 (0.65%) Firmware
15 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (0.56%) NFS
15 13 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
16 10 (0.43%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.35%) BitLocker
18 7 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 311 (13.46%) SCCM
2 108 (4.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 79 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 74 (3.20%) WSUS
5 69 (2.99%) SCOM
6 37 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 37 (1.60%) vCenter Server
7 34 (1.47%) Nagios
8 31 (1.34%) Puppet
9 21 (0.91%) SCOrch
9 21 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 19 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (0.82%) ZABBIX
11 18 (0.78%) Nessus
12 16 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (0.61%) Ansible
14 13 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
15 12 (0.52%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,741 (75.37%) Microsoft
2 1,120 (48.48%) VMware
3 613 (26.54%) Citrix
4 490 (21.21%) Cisco
5 198 (8.57%) HP
6 161 (6.97%) Veeam
7 109 (4.72%) Symantec
8 101 (4.37%) Dell
9 96 (4.16%) Apple
10 84 (3.64%) NetApp
11 61 (2.64%) SonicWALL
12 58 (2.51%) McAfee
12 58 (2.51%) ServiceNow
12 58 (2.51%) Sophos
13 55 (2.38%) EMC
14 53 (2.29%) Meraki
15 47 (2.03%) Mitel
16 45 (1.95%) Red Hat
17 43 (1.86%) 3PAR
18 42 (1.82%) MobileIron