Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 115 93
Rank change year-on-year -30 -22 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 4381 5159 6587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.71% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.88% 14.84% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3757 4665 5969
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% -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 31568 34757 41364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.52% 18.28% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25508 29350 34440
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 £77,500 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -27 4137 £34,075 -2.64% 178
UK excluding London -38 2570 £31,500 -3.08% 134
London +2 1719 £41,000 +5.13% 55
South East -16 885 £31,500 -1.56% 34
North of England -21 676 £30,000 -7.69% 37
North West +21 346 £29,000 +5.45% 26
East of England -19 342 £35,500 -15.48% 13
Midlands -43 328 £30,000 -4.76% 25
Yorkshire -18 280 £32,500 -7.14% 6
West Midlands -50 213 £30,000 - 13
South West -102 187 £32,500 +3.17% 14
East Midlands +3 115 £30,000 -7.69% 12
Scotland -4 88 £40,000 +17.65% 8
Wales +1 55 £29,000 -3.33% 2
North East -5 50 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Channel Islands +5 6 £32,500 -10.96%
Northern Ireland -26 3 £30,000 - 1
Isle of Man -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3758 (85.78%) Windows
2 3404 (77.70%) Active Directory
3 3108 (70.94%) Microsoft
4 2489 (56.81%) VMware
5 2458 (56.11%) Windows Server
6 1850 (42.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1566 (35.75%) Office 365
8 1558 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1549 (35.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1504 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1301 (29.70%) Windows 7
12 1278 (29.17%) Citrix
13 1257 (28.69%) ITIL
14 1246 (28.44%) Firewall
15 1146 (26.16%) Cisco
16 1110 (25.34%) Hyper-V
17 1092 (24.93%) Microsoft Office
18 1061 (24.22%) DNS
19 1002 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 979 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
21 843 (19.24%) SQL Server
22 832 (18.99%) SAN
23 826 (18.85%) Windows 10
24 822 (18.76%) DHCP
25 820 (18.72%) WAN
26 774 (17.67%) LAN
27 710 (16.21%) SQL
28 688 (15.70%) Finance
29 660 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
30 657 (15.00%) MCSE

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 1850 (42.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 979 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 517 (11.80%) Skype for Business
4 465 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 464 (10.59%) SharePoint
6 277 (6.32%) IIS
7 247 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 132 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 63 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 56 (1.28%) Apache
11 48 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
12 39 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.48%) IBM Domino
15 20 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.27%) CMS
17 10 (0.23%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.21%) Confluence
18 9 (0.21%) IBM Notes
18 9 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 1092 (24.93%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.091%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.091%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.068%) SPSS
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.023%) InDesign
10 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.091%) SystmOne
7 4 (0.091%) thinkFolio
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 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.046%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.046%) iTrent
9 2 (0.046%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.046%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.023%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 1 (0.023%) Misys Equation
10 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1566 (35.75%) Office 365
2 660 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
4 167 (3.81%) IaaS
5 131 (2.99%) Mimecast
6 105 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 51 (1.16%) PaaS
8 43 (0.98%) SaaS
9 30 (0.68%) OneDrive
10 21 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.37%) G Suite
12 11 (0.25%) Dropbox
13 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.16%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.14%) Yammer
15 4 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.091%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.091%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1246 (28.44%) Firewall
2 1061 (24.22%) DNS
3 832 (18.99%) SAN
4 822 (18.76%) DHCP
5 820 (18.72%) WAN
6 774 (17.67%) LAN
7 649 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 520 (11.87%) VPN
9 431 (9.84%) Skype
10 374 (8.54%) VoIP
11 328 (7.49%) VLAN
12 169 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
13 167 (3.81%) MPLS
14 153 (3.49%) Internet
15 125 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
16 124 (2.83%) Wireless
17 119 (2.72%) SSL
18 118 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
19 100 (2.28%) Unified Communications
20 93 (2.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 178 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 119 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 79 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 72 (1.64%) MySQL
6 52 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 19 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.16%) MS Access
17 6 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (0.48%) JIRA
3 11 (0.25%) MSI
4 7 (0.16%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.16%) AutoIt
4 7 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.068%) Grunt
6 3 (0.068%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.068%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.068%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.046%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.023%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.023%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.023%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 688 (15.70%) Finance
2 261 (5.96%) Banking
3 184 (4.20%) Legal
4 182 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 177 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 168 (3.83%) Retail Banking
7 156 (3.56%) Law
8 94 (2.15%) Retail
9 88 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.32%) Games
11 38 (0.87%) Marketing
12 37 (0.84%) Advertising
13 34 (0.78%) Back Office
14 18 (0.41%) Publishing
15 15 (0.34%) Dutch Language
16 13 (0.30%) Billing
17 11 (0.25%) Electronics
17 11 (0.25%) Local Government
17 11 (0.25%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 967 (22.07%) Analyst
2 900 (20.54%) Support Engineer
3 778 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 707 (16.14%) IT Support
5 542 (12.37%) Support Analyst
6 511 (11.66%) IT Engineer
7 472 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 455 (10.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 344 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 321 (7.33%) IT Support Engineer
11 280 (6.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 270 (6.16%) IT Analyst
13 259 (5.91%) Windows Engineer
14 250 (5.71%) Administrator
15 246 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 237 (5.41%) Service Analyst
17 233 (5.32%) Desktop Support
18 228 (5.20%) Infrastructure Support
19 224 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
20 218 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (1.69%) Web Services
2 65 (1.48%) .NET
3 43 (0.98%) HTML
4 28 (0.64%) CSS
5 19 (0.43%) LAMP
5 19 (0.43%) Software Packaging
6 18 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 16 (0.37%) XML
8 15 (0.34%) Middleware
8 15 (0.34%) Natural Language Processing
9 14 (0.32%) Node.js
10 13 (0.30%) jQuery
11 11 (0.25%) Ajax
12 10 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (0.21%) COM
14 8 (0.18%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.18%) MAPI
14 8 (0.18%) Spring
14 8 (0.18%) WAP
14 8 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 345 (7.87%) Blackberry
2 316 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 211 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (4.77%) Clustering
5 181 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 176 (4.02%) Driving Licence
7 121 (2.76%) User Experience
8 116 (2.65%) Replication
9 109 (2.49%) Hedge funds
10 88 (2.01%) Computer Science
11 82 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 71 (1.62%) iPhone
13 47 (1.07%) Fat Client
13 47 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 47 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 46 (1.05%) iPad
14 46 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 41 (0.94%) Client/Server
16 37 (0.84%) Smartphone
17 27 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3758 (85.78%) Windows
2 2458 (56.11%) Windows Server
3 1558 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1549 (35.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1301 (29.70%) Windows 7
6 826 (18.85%) Windows 10
7 538 (12.28%) Windows 8
8 457 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 393 (8.97%) Linux
10 225 (5.14%) Mac OS X
11 207 (4.72%) Windows XP
12 197 (4.50%) Android
13 163 (3.72%) Apple iOS
14 72 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 56 (1.28%) Mac OS
16 52 (1.19%) Windows Vista
17 46 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
18 43 (0.98%) Unix
19 38 (0.87%) CentOS
20 37 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1257 (28.69%) ITIL
2 339 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 265 (6.05%) Service Management
4 263 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 244 (5.57%) Migration
6 237 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 221 (5.04%) Change Management
8 218 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 209 (4.77%) Project Management
10 191 (4.36%) Wealth Management
11 178 (4.06%) Mentoring
12 136 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
13 131 (2.99%) Incident Management
14 123 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
15 121 (2.76%) CRM
16 119 (2.72%) Patch Management
17 112 (2.56%) Information Security
18 111 (2.53%) Business Continuity
19 110 (2.51%) PRINCE2
20 109 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 710 (16.21%) SQL
2 633 (14.45%) PowerShell
3 63 (1.44%) VBScript
4 59 (1.35%) C#
5 50 (1.14%) C
6 49 (1.12%) VB
7 46 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 38 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 18 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 18 (0.41%) Java
10 16 (0.37%) PHP
11 15 (0.34%) VBA
12 13 (0.30%) Python
12 13 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.23%) AWK
14 10 (0.23%) Perl
14 10 (0.23%) sed
15 5 (0.11%) C++
16 4 (0.091%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1002 (22.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 657 (15.00%) MCSE
3 442 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
4 391 (8.92%) CCNA
5 346 (7.90%) MCSA
6 323 (7.37%) Degree
7 282 (6.44%) MCP
8 205 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 204 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
10 200 (4.57%) MCITP
11 169 (3.86%) CCA
12 100 (2.28%) Security Cleared
13 83 (1.89%) CCNP
13 83 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 76 (1.73%) SC Cleared
15 68 (1.55%) MCTS
16 59 (1.35%) MCDST
17 43 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 42 (0.96%) A+ Certification
19 34 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (8.49%) SLA
2 94 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.41%) QA
5 13 (0.30%) GDPR
6 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.23%) BS25999
7 10 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.21%) COBIT
9 6 (0.14%) PMO
10 2 (0.046%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.046%) RMADS
10 2 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.023%) GAMP
11 1 (0.023%) GCP
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 3404 (77.70%) Active Directory
2 1504 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1110 (25.34%) Hyper-V
4 582 (13.28%) XenApp
5 389 (8.88%) VMware ESXi
6 342 (7.81%) XenDesktop
7 292 (6.67%) vSphere
8 128 (2.92%) Terminal Services
9 97 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
10 90 (2.05%) XenServer
11 70 (1.60%) VirtualBox
12 69 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
13 56 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
14 53 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 38 (0.87%) DFS Replication
16 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 28 (0.64%) VMware Server
18 23 (0.52%) Terminal Server
19 20 (0.46%) Docker
19 20 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 654 (14.93%) SCCM
2 219 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 179 (4.09%) WSUS
4 160 (3.65%) SCOM
5 146 (3.33%) AirWatch
6 140 (3.20%) vCenter Server
7 98 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 65 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 62 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 57 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 50 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 45 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
13 37 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
14 33 (0.75%) NetBackup
15 32 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
15 32 (0.73%) Nagios
16 30 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 26 (0.59%) XenMobile
18 20 (0.46%) Puppet
19 18 (0.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3108 (70.94%) Microsoft
2 2489 (56.81%) VMware
3 1278 (29.17%) Citrix
4 1146 (26.16%) Cisco
5 410 (9.36%) HP
6 280 (6.39%) Dell
7 276 (6.30%) NetApp
8 273 (6.23%) Apple
9 262 (5.98%) Symantec
10 258 (5.89%) Veeam
11 191 (4.36%) McAfee
12 133 (3.04%) EMC
13 129 (2.94%) AppSense
14 126 (2.88%) ServiceNow
15 121 (2.76%) Avaya
16 116 (2.65%) Juniper
17 109 (2.49%) EqualLogic
18 108 (2.47%) IBM
19 103 (2.35%) SonicWALL
20 87 (1.99%) Oracle