Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 114 92
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 4418 5236 6738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.54% 2.74% 3.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.22% 14.90% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4713 6085
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% +1.54%

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 31075 35135 41716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.85% 18.39% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25033 29672 34749
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Top 18 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 21 October 2017. 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 -21 4180 £35,000 - 176
UK excluding London -37 2534 £32,000 -1.54% 147
London +5 1797 £42,000 +7.69% 38
South East -12 839 £31,000 -3.13% 50
North of England -14 682 £30,000 -9.09% 42
East of England -16 357 £35,000 -16.67% 17
North West +18 349 £29,000 -3.33% 26
Midlands -50 319 £30,000 -4.38% 23
Yorkshire -18 289 £32,500 -7.14% 13
West Midlands -50 201 £30,000 -4.00% 6
South West -97 188 £32,500 +4.42% 6
East Midlands 0 118 £32,923 +2.09% 17
Scotland +10 96 £40,000 +23.08% 3
North East +6 44 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wales -21 41 £28,500 -5.00% 5
Channel Islands +4 6 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -28 6 £30,250 +0.83% 1
Isle of Man -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 3785 (85.67%) Windows
2 3425 (77.52%) Active Directory
3 3157 (71.46%) Microsoft
4 2500 (56.59%) VMware
5 2464 (55.77%) Windows Server
6 1880 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1561 (35.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1556 (35.22%) Office 365
9 1551 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1510 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1342 (30.38%) Windows 7
12 1294 (29.29%) Citrix
13 1245 (28.18%) Firewall
14 1242 (28.11%) ITIL
15 1166 (26.39%) Cisco
16 1108 (25.08%) Microsoft Office
17 1098 (24.85%) Hyper-V
18 1092 (24.72%) DNS
19 988 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 980 (22.18%) Exchange Server 2013
21 866 (19.60%) SAN
22 832 (18.83%) DHCP
23 824 (18.65%) SQL Server
24 814 (18.42%) Windows 10
25 805 (18.22%) WAN
26 761 (17.22%) LAN
27 713 (16.14%) SQL
28 707 (16.00%) Finance
29 662 (14.98%) SCCM
30 654 (14.80%) PowerShell

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 1880 (42.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 980 (22.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 539 (12.20%) Skype for Business
4 472 (10.68%) SharePoint
5 455 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 297 (6.72%) IIS
7 244 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 163 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 61 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 60 (1.36%) Apache
11 51 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 37 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 35 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.52%) IBM Domino
15 20 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.29%) CMS
16 13 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 10 (0.23%) Confluence
17 10 (0.23%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.20%) FileNet
Applications
1 1108 (25.08%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.091%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.068%) InDesign
10 3 (0.068%) SPSS
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.20%) iTrent
3 9 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 8 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.14%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.091%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.068%) Epicor Tropos
8 3 (0.068%) Epicor Vantage
8 3 (0.068%) Maximo
8 3 (0.068%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.045%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.045%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.023%) Eikon
10 1 (0.023%) Orchard Housing
10 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1556 (35.22%) Office 365
2 649 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
4 174 (3.94%) IaaS
5 118 (2.67%) Mimecast
6 107 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (1.27%) PaaS
8 46 (1.04%) SaaS
9 38 (0.86%) OneDrive
10 20 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.36%) Dropbox
12 15 (0.34%) G Suite
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 8 (0.18%) OpenDNS
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.16%) Yammer
16 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
18 4 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1245 (28.18%) Firewall
2 1092 (24.72%) DNS
3 866 (19.60%) SAN
4 832 (18.83%) DHCP
5 805 (18.22%) WAN
6 761 (17.22%) LAN
7 650 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 544 (12.31%) VPN
9 441 (9.98%) Skype
10 351 (7.94%) VoIP
11 328 (7.42%) VLAN
12 184 (4.16%) MPLS
13 177 (4.01%) Remote Desktop
14 162 (3.67%) Internet
15 140 (3.17%) Wireless
16 130 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
17 124 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
18 115 (2.60%) SSL
19 103 (2.33%) Unified Communications
20 97 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 824 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 187 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 88 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 78 (1.77%) MySQL
6 49 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 20 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.29%) MS Access
13 11 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 33 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (0.66%) JIRA
3 11 (0.25%) MSI
4 9 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 7 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.068%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.068%) Grunt
7 3 (0.068%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.068%) NetBeans
7 3 (0.068%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.068%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.068%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.045%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.023%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.023%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 707 (16.00%) Finance
2 279 (6.32%) Banking
3 189 (4.28%) Legal
3 189 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 187 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 176 (3.98%) Law
6 172 (3.89%) Retail Banking
7 95 (2.15%) Retail
8 87 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.29%) Games
10 45 (1.02%) Marketing
11 40 (0.91%) Advertising
11 40 (0.91%) Back Office
12 21 (0.48%) Publishing
13 19 (0.43%) Billing
14 14 (0.32%) Dutch Language
15 13 (0.29%) Electronics
15 13 (0.29%) Local Government
16 11 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 972 (22.00%) Analyst
2 892 (20.19%) Support Engineer
3 768 (17.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 697 (15.78%) IT Support
5 547 (12.38%) Support Analyst
6 493 (11.16%) IT Engineer
7 466 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 442 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 330 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 321 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
11 302 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
12 269 (6.09%) IT Analyst
13 263 (5.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 258 (5.84%) Administrator
15 239 (5.41%) Desktop Support
16 234 (5.30%) Service Analyst
17 233 (5.27%) Infrastructure Support
18 229 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 221 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
20 208 (4.71%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (1.72%) Web Services
2 66 (1.49%) .NET
3 53 (1.20%) HTML
4 37 (0.84%) CSS
5 20 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 20 (0.45%) Software Packaging
6 19 (0.43%) LAMP
6 19 (0.43%) XML
7 15 (0.34%) Middleware
7 15 (0.34%) Node.js
8 14 (0.32%) COM
8 14 (0.32%) Natural Language Processing
9 13 (0.29%) jQuery
10 12 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.27%) 802.1X
11 11 (0.25%) Ajax
12 10 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.18%) MAPI
14 8 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 368 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 312 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 214 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 203 (4.59%) Clustering
5 183 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 176 (3.98%) Driving Licence
7 124 (2.81%) User Experience
8 122 (2.76%) Replication
9 114 (2.58%) Hedge funds
10 82 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 80 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
12 67 (1.52%) iPhone
13 60 (1.36%) Fat Client
13 60 (1.36%) Thin Client
14 51 (1.15%) iPad
15 49 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
16 46 (1.04%) Public Cloud
17 36 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 35 (0.79%) Smartphone
19 28 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3785 (85.67%) Windows
2 2464 (55.77%) Windows Server
3 1561 (35.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1551 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1342 (30.38%) Windows 7
6 814 (18.42%) Windows 10
7 522 (11.82%) Windows 8
8 462 (10.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 399 (9.03%) Linux
10 216 (4.89%) Mac OS X
11 213 (4.82%) Windows XP
12 210 (4.75%) Android
13 170 (3.85%) Apple iOS
14 76 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (1.38%) Windows Vista
16 56 (1.27%) Mac OS
17 51 (1.15%) Unix
18 45 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
19 37 (0.84%) Ubuntu
20 35 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1242 (28.11%) ITIL
2 348 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 286 (6.47%) Service Management
4 255 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 251 (5.68%) Migration
6 246 (5.57%) Asset Management
7 232 (5.25%) Change Management
8 222 (5.02%) Service Delivery
9 219 (4.96%) Project Management
10 197 (4.46%) Wealth Management
11 178 (4.03%) Mentoring
12 128 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
13 122 (2.76%) Incident Management
13 122 (2.76%) ITIL V3
14 119 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (2.65%) Information Security
16 116 (2.63%) CRM
17 115 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
18 112 (2.54%) Business Continuity
19 108 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 713 (16.14%) SQL
2 654 (14.80%) PowerShell
3 66 (1.49%) VBScript
4 64 (1.45%) C#
5 55 (1.24%) VB
6 52 (1.18%) C
7 43 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 42 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 24 (0.54%) VBA
10 23 (0.52%) Java
11 20 (0.45%) PHP
12 19 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.32%) Python
15 11 (0.25%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.23%) AWK
16 10 (0.23%) sed
17 8 (0.18%) Perl
18 5 (0.11%) C++
19 3 (0.068%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 988 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 648 (14.67%) MCSE
3 424 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
4 371 (8.40%) CCNA
5 331 (7.49%) Degree
6 322 (7.29%) MCSA
7 274 (6.20%) MCP
8 213 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 208 (4.71%) MCITP
10 198 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
11 161 (3.64%) CCA
12 97 (2.20%) Security Cleared
13 95 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 82 (1.86%) CCNP
15 81 (1.83%) MCTS
16 76 (1.72%) SC Cleared
17 62 (1.40%) MCDST
18 49 (1.11%) A+ Certification
19 40 (0.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
20 35 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (8.53%) SLA
2 101 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (0.27%) QA
6 11 (0.25%) BS25999
6 11 (0.25%) GDPR
7 10 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.20%) COBIT
9 7 (0.16%) PMO
10 3 (0.068%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.045%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.023%) GCP
12 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3425 (77.52%) Active Directory
2 1510 (34.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1098 (24.85%) Hyper-V
4 583 (13.20%) XenApp
5 399 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
6 349 (7.90%) XenDesktop
7 322 (7.29%) vSphere
8 143 (3.24%) Terminal Services
9 97 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
10 86 (1.95%) XenServer
11 78 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
12 64 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
13 55 (1.24%) VirtualBox
14 53 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 49 (1.11%) DFS Replication
16 39 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 31 (0.70%) VMware Server
18 27 (0.61%) Terminal Server
19 19 (0.43%) Docker
20 18 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 662 (14.98%) SCCM
2 242 (5.48%) Backup Exec
3 204 (4.62%) WSUS
4 163 (3.69%) AirWatch
5 159 (3.60%) SCOM
6 141 (3.19%) vCenter Server
7 94 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 80 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 62 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
10 58 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 53 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 46 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 38 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
14 33 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
15 32 (0.72%) NetBackup
16 30 (0.68%) Nagios
17 29 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 26 (0.59%) XenMobile
19 24 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 20 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3157 (71.46%) Microsoft
2 2500 (56.59%) VMware
3 1294 (29.29%) Citrix
4 1166 (26.39%) Cisco
5 465 (10.53%) HP
6 299 (6.77%) NetApp
7 297 (6.72%) Dell
8 277 (6.27%) Symantec
9 267 (6.04%) Veeam
10 262 (5.93%) Apple
11 193 (4.37%) McAfee
12 150 (3.40%) EMC
13 133 (3.01%) AppSense
14 129 (2.92%) ServiceNow
15 122 (2.76%) Avaya
16 121 (2.74%) Juniper
17 112 (2.54%) EqualLogic
17 112 (2.54%) SonicWALL
18 99 (2.24%) IBM
19 94 (2.13%) Oracle