Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 128 113
Rank change year-on-year -45 -15 -36
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,398 4,402 5,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.54% 2.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.72% 14.23% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,995 3,866 5,114
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £59,750 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% -1.52%

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 28,986 30,942 37,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.68% 17.88% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23,350 25,407 31,936
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -47 3,170 £35,156 +3.40% 343
UK excluding London -39 1,997 £32,500 +3.17% 247
London -51 1,332 £42,500 - 116
South East -57 559 £32,500 +8.33% 54
North of England -63 468 £30,000 -3.23% 66
Midlands +13 370 £32,500 +3.17% 34
East of England -17 287 £35,000 +7.69% 38
West Midlands +28 249 £30,000 - 17
North West -47 225 £27,500 -8.33% 37
Yorkshire -36 209 £35,000 +7.69% 23
South West -37 162 £30,000 - 35
East Midlands +8 121 £35,000 -6.67% 17
Scotland -24 79 £34,000 - 10
Wales +13 49 £30,000 +3.45% 8
North East -25 34 £26,000 -13.33% 6
Northern Ireland +6 25 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Channel Islands -11 4 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 2,792 (82.17%) Windows
2 2,626 (77.28%) Active Directory
3 2,495 (73.43%) Microsoft
4 1,869 (55.00%) Windows Server
5 1,770 (52.09%) VMware
6 1,472 (43.32%) Office 365
7 1,218 (35.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1,148 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1,120 (32.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1,064 (31.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 907 (26.69%) Firewall
12 892 (26.25%) ITIL
13 863 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
14 838 (24.66%) DNS
14 838 (24.66%) Citrix
15 811 (23.87%) Exchange Server 2013
16 809 (23.81%) Hyper-V
17 799 (23.51%) Cisco
18 762 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 749 (22.04%) Windows 7
20 693 (20.39%) DHCP
21 683 (20.10%) LAN
22 661 (19.45%) WAN
23 623 (18.33%) SQL Server
24 609 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
25 603 (17.75%) Windows 10
26 551 (16.22%) SAN
27 542 (15.95%) TCP/IP
28 541 (15.92%) Finance
29 535 (15.74%) SQL

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 1,218 (35.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 811 (23.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 401 (11.80%) SharePoint
4 368 (10.83%) Skype for Business
5 301 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 136 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 129 (3.80%) IIS
8 117 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 37 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 21 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 19 (0.56%) Apache
13 17 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (0.50%) Site Server
14 11 (0.32%) Confluence
15 9 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.18%) IBM Domino
17 6 (0.18%) JBoss
17 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 863 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.088%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.029%) Revit
10 1 (0.029%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.029%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.44%) Concordance
3 15 (0.44%) Relativity
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.18%) Ringtail
5 5 (0.15%) assyst
5 5 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 5 (0.15%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.12%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.059%) Maximo
7 2 (0.059%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.059%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.029%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.029%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.029%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 1,472 (43.32%) Office 365
2 762 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (3.94%) Mimecast
5 84 (2.47%) IaaS
6 78 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 76 (2.24%) SaaS
8 63 (1.85%) PaaS
9 41 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.03%) OneDrive
11 28 (0.82%) G Suite
12 13 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.35%) Slack
14 11 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.21%) GitHub
16 4 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.088%) Dropbox
17 3 (0.088%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (0.088%) IBM Cloud
17 3 (0.088%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 907 (26.69%) Firewall
2 838 (24.66%) DNS
3 693 (20.39%) DHCP
4 683 (20.10%) LAN
5 661 (19.45%) WAN
6 551 (16.22%) SAN
7 542 (15.95%) TCP/IP
8 418 (12.30%) VPN
9 272 (8.00%) Skype
10 234 (6.89%) VLAN
11 232 (6.83%) VoIP
12 156 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
13 146 (4.30%) Wireless
14 111 (3.27%) Internet
15 103 (3.03%) Network Security
16 93 (2.74%) NAS
17 78 (2.30%) Unified Communications
17 78 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
18 73 (2.15%) NetScaler
19 70 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 60 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (1.50%) MySQL
7 39 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 21 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 20 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.29%) SQLPlus
15 9 (0.26%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.24%) FileMaker
17 5 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
17 5 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (0.62%) JIRA
3 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.26%) InstallShield
5 8 (0.24%) ClearCase
5 8 (0.24%) ClearQuest
5 8 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.088%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.088%) MSI
7 3 (0.088%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.059%) Ant
8 2 (0.059%) Hudson
8 2 (0.059%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.059%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.059%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.029%) AppScan
9 1 (0.029%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.029%) Dreamweaver
General
1 541 (15.92%) Finance
2 143 (4.21%) Legal
3 117 (3.44%) Law
4 116 (3.41%) Retail
5 112 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.50%) Banking
7 69 (2.03%) Marketing
8 55 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.12%) Advertising
9 38 (1.12%) Back Office
10 29 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 27 (0.79%) Games
12 24 (0.71%) Billing
13 19 (0.56%) Front Office
14 14 (0.41%) Electronics
15 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.29%) Local Government
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
18 6 (0.18%) French Language
19 5 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 695 (20.45%) Analyst
2 680 (20.01%) Support Engineer
3 519 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 424 (12.48%) IT Support
5 397 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 368 (10.83%) Support Analyst
7 324 (9.54%) IT Engineer
8 302 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 269 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 237 (6.97%) Desktop Support
11 215 (6.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 196 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
13 187 (5.50%) IT Analyst
14 184 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 183 (5.39%) Service Analyst
16 166 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 156 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
18 153 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support
19 148 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
20 139 (4.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (1.38%) .NET
2 33 (0.97%) LDAP
3 27 (0.79%) Web Services
4 19 (0.56%) HTML
5 18 (0.53%) WSH
6 16 (0.47%) CSS
7 14 (0.41%) JSON
8 13 (0.38%) Middleware
9 12 (0.35%) 802.1X
9 12 (0.35%) Flash
10 11 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.32%) COM
10 11 (0.32%) X-Windows
11 10 (0.29%) Ajax
11 10 (0.29%) XML
12 9 (0.26%) HTML5
12 9 (0.26%) jQuery
12 9 (0.26%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.24%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 321 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 198 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 173 (5.09%) Blackberry
4 168 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 155 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 136 (4.00%) Driving Licence
7 108 (3.18%) Clustering
8 95 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 82 (2.41%) Replication
10 73 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
11 72 (2.12%) Hedge funds
12 70 (2.06%) iPhone
13 58 (1.71%) Public Cloud
14 43 (1.27%) PKI
15 35 (1.03%) Smartphone
16 33 (0.97%) Fat Client
16 33 (0.97%) Thin Client
17 28 (0.82%) iPad
18 26 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
19 25 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,792 (82.17%) Windows
2 1,869 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 1,148 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1,064 (31.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 749 (22.04%) Windows 7
6 603 (17.75%) Windows 10
7 310 (9.12%) Linux
8 255 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 229 (6.74%) Windows 8
10 111 (3.27%) Android
11 91 (2.68%) Windows XP
12 84 (2.47%) Mac OS X
13 80 (2.35%) Apple iOS
14 54 (1.59%) Mac OS
14 54 (1.59%) Unix
15 33 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (0.88%) Solaris
17 27 (0.79%) Windows Vista
18 23 (0.68%) CentOS
19 20 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (26.25%) ITIL
2 388 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
3 283 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 251 (7.39%) Migration
5 224 (6.59%) Service Delivery
6 199 (5.86%) Project Management
7 147 (4.33%) Service Management
8 144 (4.24%) Incident Management
9 136 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 121 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 111 (3.27%) Problem Management
12 110 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 109 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 109 (3.21%) ITIL V3
14 108 (3.18%) Mentoring
15 103 (3.03%) Patch Management
15 103 (3.03%) Time Management
16 99 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
17 95 (2.80%) Change Management
18 92 (2.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 535 (15.74%) SQL
2 492 (14.48%) PowerShell
3 43 (1.27%) VBScript
4 42 (1.24%) C
5 37 (1.09%) VB
6 21 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 20 (0.59%) C#
8 18 (0.53%) C++
9 16 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.26%) Python
12 8 (0.24%) Perl
12 8 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.18%) PHP
14 3 (0.088%) Java
14 3 (0.088%) VBA
15 1 (0.029%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.029%) Korn
15 1 (0.029%) sed
Qualifications
1 609 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 366 (10.77%) MCSE
3 234 (6.89%) Degree
4 230 (6.77%) MCSA
5 202 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 175 (5.15%) CCNA
6 175 (5.15%) MCP
7 123 (3.62%) MCITP
8 112 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 81 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
10 76 (2.24%) Security Cleared
11 61 (1.80%) CCNP
12 60 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
13 51 (1.50%) SC Cleared
14 44 (1.29%) A+ Certification
15 38 (1.12%) DBS Check
16 36 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
17 31 (0.91%) MCDST
18 29 (0.85%) MCTS
19 27 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (9.74%) SLA
2 74 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.15%) GDPR
4 35 (1.03%) COBIT
5 33 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.53%) PMO
7 15 (0.44%) QA
8 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.26%) ISO 9000
9 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.15%) DICOM
11 5 (0.15%) HL7
12 3 (0.088%) COSHH
13 2 (0.059%) GPG13
13 2 (0.059%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.059%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.029%) IASME
System Software
1 2,626 (77.28%) Active Directory
2 1,120 (32.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 809 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 368 (10.83%) XenApp
5 279 (8.21%) VMware ESXi
6 274 (8.06%) vSphere
7 227 (6.68%) XenDesktop
8 73 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 72 (2.12%) XenServer
10 70 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
11 64 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
12 44 (1.29%) Terminal Services
13 40 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 31 (0.91%) DFS Replication
15 30 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
16 29 (0.85%) VMware Server
17 24 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
18 22 (0.65%) MetaFrame
18 22 (0.65%) Terminal Server
19 18 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 473 (13.92%) SCCM
2 190 (5.59%) Backup Exec
3 133 (3.91%) WSUS
4 128 (3.77%) SCOM
5 96 (2.83%) vCenter Server
6 65 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 55 (1.62%) AirWatch
8 47 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 47 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 46 (1.35%) SCVMM
10 45 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
11 35 (1.03%) vMotion
12 34 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 31 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
14 30 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
14 30 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 29 (0.85%) NetBackup
16 21 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
17 17 (0.50%) FortiGate
17 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2,495 (73.43%) Microsoft
2 1,770 (52.09%) VMware
3 838 (24.66%) Citrix
4 799 (23.51%) Cisco
5 402 (11.83%) HP
6 206 (6.06%) Veeam
7 204 (6.00%) Apple
8 190 (5.59%) NetApp
9 188 (5.53%) Dell
10 151 (4.44%) Symantec
11 119 (3.50%) EMC
12 99 (2.91%) Google
13 97 (2.85%) Avaya
14 83 (2.44%) Ivanti
15 81 (2.38%) McAfee
16 73 (2.15%) Meraki
17 70 (2.06%) Sophos
18 68 (2.00%) SolarWinds
19 63 (1.85%) Mitel
20 57 (1.68%) Oracle