Period
to 17 February 2019

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

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 169 130
Rank change year-on-year -5 -39 -32
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,895 3,681 4,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 2.10% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.24% 12.40% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,629 3,288 4,025
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.48% -3.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% -1.56% -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 23,660 29,694 31,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.82% 16.95% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,850 24,499 26,243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
England -7 2,711 £35,000 +4.09% 488
UK excluding London -15 1,667 £32,500 +3.17% 390
London -1 1,151 £38,000 -10.59% 128
South East -46 489 £32,500 +3.17% 91
North of England +3 435 £30,000 - 112
Midlands -6 262 £35,625 +18.75% 72
East of England +13 214 £37,500 +2.74% 29
Yorkshire +46 204 £32,500 - 39
North West -5 200 £27,500 - 68
West Midlands +6 183 £37,500 +25.00% 37
South West -11 152 £35,000 +16.67% 56
East Midlands -11 79 £32,500 - 35
Wales +19 57 £37,250 +18.25% 15
Scotland -25 47 £29,000 -20.55% 15
North East -26 31 £30,000 -6.25% 5
Channel Islands +2 9 £33,500 +3.08%
Northern Ireland -13 8 £23,000 -22.03%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 with a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 2,428 (83.87%) Windows
2 2,412 (83.32%) Active Directory
3 2,117 (73.13%) Microsoft
4 1,574 (54.37%) Windows Server
5 1,465 (50.60%) Office 365
6 1,461 (50.47%) VMware
7 889 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 777 (26.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 769 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
10 768 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 767 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 752 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 751 (25.94%) Firewall
14 719 (24.84%) DNS
15 697 (24.08%) ITIL
16 665 (22.97%) Cisco
17 664 (22.94%) Hyper-V
18 656 (22.66%) Citrix
19 630 (21.76%) Windows 10
20 622 (21.49%) DHCP
21 612 (21.14%) Windows 7
22 538 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
23 503 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 465 (16.06%) SQL Server
25 463 (15.99%) PowerShell
26 456 (15.75%) SCCM
26 456 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2013
26 456 (15.75%) SAN
27 416 (14.37%) SQL
28 413 (14.27%) TCP/IP

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
1 777 (26.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 456 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 294 (10.16%) SharePoint
4 267 (9.22%) Skype for Business
5 209 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 169 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 146 (5.04%) IIS
8 53 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 24 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (0.62%) CMS
11 18 (0.62%) IBM Domino
12 15 (0.52%) Apache
12 15 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (0.38%) Confluence
15 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.21%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 769 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.21%) Sage X3
5 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
6 4 (0.14%) Concordance
6 4 (0.14%) Relativity
7 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.069%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.069%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.035%) assyst
8 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.035%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,465 (50.60%) Office 365
2 768 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 252 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 108 (3.73%) Mimecast
6 93 (3.21%) IaaS
6 93 (3.21%) SaaS
7 79 (2.73%) PaaS
8 74 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 43 (1.49%) OneDrive
10 18 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.55%) Dropbox
12 13 (0.45%) OpenDNS
13 12 (0.41%) G Suite
14 10 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.21%) Serverless
16 6 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 751 (25.94%) Firewall
2 719 (24.84%) DNS
3 622 (21.49%) DHCP
4 456 (15.75%) SAN
5 413 (14.27%) TCP/IP
6 410 (14.16%) WAN
7 392 (13.54%) LAN
8 332 (11.47%) VPN
9 258 (8.91%) VoIP
10 257 (8.88%) Skype
11 207 (7.15%) VLAN
12 162 (5.60%) Internet
13 124 (4.28%) Wireless
14 106 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
15 94 (3.25%) MPLS
16 78 (2.69%) NAS
17 77 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
18 70 (2.42%) Network Security
19 69 (2.38%) Unified Communications
20 60 (2.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (1.73%) MySQL
4 32 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (0.73%) Power BI
8 20 (0.69%) Big Data
9 17 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.38%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (2.76%) JIRA
2 37 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.48%) Redmine
4 14 (0.48%) Trac
5 13 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.21%) Subversion
8 4 (0.14%) Ant
8 4 (0.14%) Bower
8 4 (0.14%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.14%) Grunt
8 4 (0.14%) gulp
8 4 (0.14%) Hudson
8 4 (0.14%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.069%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.069%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.035%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 373 (12.88%) Finance
2 146 (5.04%) Banking
3 118 (4.08%) Legal
4 117 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 86 (2.97%) Retail
6 71 (2.45%) Law
7 55 (1.90%) Advertising
8 31 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.73%) Marketing
9 21 (0.73%) Publishing
10 17 (0.59%) Electronics
11 16 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.52%) Back Office
12 15 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.48%) Games
14 13 (0.45%) Front Office
15 11 (0.38%) French Language
15 11 (0.38%) German Language
16 7 (0.24%) Dutch Language
17 5 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 641 (22.14%) Support Engineer
2 521 (18.00%) Analyst
3 428 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 382 (13.20%) IT Support
5 335 (11.57%) IT Engineer
6 308 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 246 (8.50%) Support Analyst
8 218 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 214 (7.39%) IT Analyst
10 206 (7.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 194 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
12 187 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
13 174 (6.01%) Consultant
14 159 (5.49%) Service Analyst
15 155 (5.35%) Service Desk Analyst
16 150 (5.18%) Desktop Support
17 145 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 137 (4.73%) Technical Support
19 136 (4.70%) Administrator
20 121 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.31%) LDAP
2 29 (1.00%) Web Services
3 28 (0.97%) .NET
4 17 (0.59%) Middleware
5 16 (0.55%) HTML
6 11 (0.38%) Software Packaging
7 9 (0.31%) CSS
8 8 (0.28%) JSON
8 8 (0.28%) Node.js
9 7 (0.24%) WSH
10 6 (0.21%) Ajax
10 6 (0.21%) XML
11 5 (0.17%) EDI
11 5 (0.17%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.17%) J2EE
11 5 (0.17%) RESTful
12 4 (0.14%) HTML5
12 4 (0.14%) JSP
12 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 4 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 266 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 152 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 127 (4.39%) Driving Licence
5 116 (4.01%) Clustering
6 98 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 96 (3.32%) Hedge funds
8 82 (2.83%) Blackberry
9 71 (2.45%) PKI
10 64 (2.21%) iPhone
11 54 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
12 53 (1.83%) iPad
13 50 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 48 (1.66%) Replication
15 45 (1.55%) Public Cloud
16 28 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (0.79%) Microsoft Licensing
18 22 (0.76%) Smartphone
19 21 (0.73%) Fat Client
19 21 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,428 (83.87%) Windows
2 1,574 (54.37%) Windows Server
3 767 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 752 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 630 (21.76%) Windows 10
6 612 (21.14%) Windows 7
7 324 (11.19%) Linux
8 240 (8.29%) Windows 8
8 240 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 97 (3.35%) Windows XP
10 92 (3.18%) Apple iOS
11 91 (3.14%) Android
12 88 (3.04%) Mac OS X
13 42 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 42 (1.45%) Unix
14 34 (1.17%) CentOS
15 27 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
16 19 (0.66%) Windows Vista
17 15 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (24.08%) ITIL
2 503 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 394 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
4 234 (8.08%) Migration
5 201 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 165 (5.70%) Presales
7 157 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 150 (5.18%) Project Management
10 147 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 139 (4.80%) Service Management
12 125 (4.32%) Patch Management
13 123 (4.25%) DevOps
14 118 (4.08%) Computer Science
15 112 (3.87%) Problem Management
16 105 (3.63%) ITIL V3
17 96 (3.32%) CRM
18 93 (3.21%) Change Control
19 92 (3.18%) Change Management
19 92 (3.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 463 (15.99%) PowerShell
2 416 (14.37%) SQL
3 85 (2.94%) Python
4 58 (2.00%) Perl
5 39 (1.35%) C
6 37 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 34 (1.17%) VBScript
8 26 (0.90%) PHP
9 20 (0.69%) Java
10 19 (0.66%) C#
11 15 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 14 (0.48%) Ruby
13 9 (0.31%) C++
13 9 (0.31%) VB
14 7 (0.24%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.17%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.14%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.10%) VBA
18 2 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 538 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 300 (10.36%) MCSE
3 231 (7.98%) Degree
4 210 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
5 202 (6.98%) CCNA
6 196 (6.77%) MCSA
7 173 (5.98%) MCP
8 119 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 100 (3.45%) Security Cleared
10 96 (3.32%) MCITP
11 88 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
12 83 (2.87%) SC Cleared
13 81 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
14 54 (1.87%) CCNP
15 41 (1.42%) A+ Certification
16 31 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
16 31 (1.07%) MCDST
17 22 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (0.73%) MCTS
19 20 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (8.36%) SLA
2 54 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.79%) GDPR
4 20 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (0.69%) PMO
5 18 (0.62%) QA
6 14 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.38%) COBIT
8 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.035%) GAMP
12 1 (0.035%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.035%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,412 (83.32%) Active Directory
2 889 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 664 (22.94%) Hyper-V
4 210 (7.25%) vSphere
5 206 (7.12%) XenApp
6 173 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
7 92 (3.18%) XenDesktop
8 58 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
9 45 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 42 (1.45%) XenServer
11 41 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 32 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
13 31 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 28 (0.97%) Terminal Server
15 22 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
16 21 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
17 17 (0.59%) Docker
18 16 (0.55%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.52%) pfSense
20 12 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 456 (15.75%) SCCM
2 138 (4.77%) SCOM
3 134 (4.63%) Backup Exec
4 55 (1.90%) WSUS
5 52 (1.80%) vCenter Server
6 48 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
7 46 (1.59%) SCVMM
8 39 (1.35%) Ansible
9 28 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 23 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 23 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
10 23 (0.79%) Salt
11 22 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (0.73%) Puppet
12 21 (0.73%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.69%) AirWatch
13 20 (0.69%) HP SIM
13 20 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
14 19 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2,117 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 1,461 (50.47%) VMware
3 665 (22.97%) Cisco
4 656 (22.66%) Citrix
5 352 (12.16%) HP
6 227 (7.84%) NetApp
7 217 (7.50%) Dell
8 158 (5.46%) Apple
9 142 (4.91%) Veeam
10 122 (4.21%) EMC
11 108 (3.73%) Symantec
12 99 (3.42%) Avaya
13 92 (3.18%) Google
14 78 (2.69%) Sophos
15 66 (2.28%) SonicWALL
16 65 (2.25%) Mitel
17 62 (2.14%) Meraki
17 62 (2.14%) Veritas
18 57 (1.97%) McAfee
19 53 (1.83%) Remedy