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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 449 280 220
Rank change year-on-year -169 -60 -29
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,227 1,014 1,529
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 1.13% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 8.28% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 847 1,335
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £26,390
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.66% +8.57% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £49,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,980
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -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 23,087 12,251 13,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 13.66% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,014 9,010 11,123
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,040 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,833 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.70% +5.56% +4.65%

MS Exchange
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Exchange.

Salary trend for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Exchange over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -164 1,070 £37,500 -1.32% 190
UK excluding London -76 800 £35,000 - 155
London -144 357 £45,000 -5.76% 46
Work from Home -188 352 £43,751 +15.13% 52
North of England -44 202 £35,000 +6.06% 47
South East -134 190 £35,000 +12.00% 36
Midlands -56 146 £36,500 -8.75% 23
East of England -59 115 £31,500 -30.00% 19
North West -43 105 £32,500 -27.78% 21
West Midlands -51 87 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Yorkshire -32 77 £37,500 +19.05% 21
Scotland -14 76 £37,500 +50.00% 6
East Midlands -23 59 £27,000 -20.00% 8
South West -49 55 £33,750 +0.75% 19
North East -15 17 £34,000 +20.35% 5
Wales -38 7 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Channel Islands - 5 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,250 -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 1,031 (84.03%) Windows
2 992 (80.85%) Active Directory
3 967 (78.81%) Microsoft
4 807 (65.77%) Microsoft 365
5 690 (56.23%) Windows Server
6 521 (42.46%) Azure
7 499 (40.67%) VMware
8 400 (32.60%) Firewall
9 327 (26.65%) DNS
10 326 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 326 (26.57%) Windows 10
10 326 (26.57%) Social Skills
11 320 (26.08%) Microsoft Office
12 282 (22.98%) DHCP
13 273 (22.25%) SharePoint
14 271 (22.09%) Cisco
15 269 (21.92%) ITIL
16 244 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 242 (19.72%) Hyper-V
18 236 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 234 (19.07%) SQL Server
20 223 (18.17%) Citrix
21 208 (16.95%) WAN
21 208 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
22 194 (15.81%) Azure Active Directory
22 194 (15.81%) PowerShell
23 189 (15.40%) LAN
24 188 (15.32%) TCP/IP
25 185 (15.08%) VPN
26 181 (14.75%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 273 (22.25%) SharePoint
2 144 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (3.50%) IIS
5 39 (3.18%) Skype for Business
6 37 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.39%) Apache
10 14 (1.14%) Confluence
11 7 (0.57%) nginx
11 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.081%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 320 (26.08%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.081%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.65%) Line 50
3 8 (0.65%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.16%) BambooHR
5 2 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.081%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 807 (65.77%) Microsoft 365
2 521 (42.46%) Azure
3 194 (15.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 98 (7.99%) AWS
5 73 (5.95%) Mimecast
6 54 (4.40%) OneDrive
7 43 (3.50%) IaaS
8 39 (3.18%) SaaS
9 36 (2.93%) PaaS
10 29 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
11 26 (2.12%) Power Platform
12 23 (1.87%) Azure Stack
13 16 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.06%) GCP
14 13 (1.06%) Rubrik
15 9 (0.73%) ShareGate
16 8 (0.65%) Google Workspace
16 8 (0.65%) Trello
17 7 (0.57%) Nutanix
18 6 (0.49%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 400 (32.60%) Firewall
2 327 (26.65%) DNS
3 282 (22.98%) DHCP
4 208 (16.95%) WAN
5 189 (15.40%) LAN
6 188 (15.32%) TCP/IP
7 185 (15.08%) VPN
8 150 (12.22%) SAN
9 111 (9.05%) VLAN
10 84 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
11 80 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
12 60 (4.89%) Network Security
13 57 (4.65%) NAS
14 56 (4.56%) Internet
15 53 (4.32%) VoIP
16 49 (3.99%) Skype
17 42 (3.42%) Wireless
18 31 (2.53%) MPLS
19 28 (2.28%) IP Telephony
19 28 (2.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.71%) MySQL
3 17 (1.39%) Power BI
4 13 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (0.73%) MS Access
7 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.24%) GIS
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.081%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.081%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.081%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.081%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (1.63%) JIRA
2 11 (0.90%) Bitbucket
3 5 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.24%) Sikuli
6 2 (0.16%) TestRail
7 1 (0.081%) GitLab
General
1 326 (26.57%) Social Skills
2 124 (10.11%) Finance
3 88 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.07%) Legal
5 40 (3.26%) Law
6 35 (2.85%) Banking
7 34 (2.77%) Digital Economy
7 34 (2.77%) Organisational Skills
8 33 (2.69%) Games
8 33 (2.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 25 (2.04%) Retail
9 25 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.98%) Public Sector
12 10 (0.81%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
14 7 (0.57%) Advertising
14 7 (0.57%) German Language
14 7 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 238 (19.40%) Analyst
2 227 (18.50%) Support Engineer
3 213 (17.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 177 (14.43%) IT Support
5 151 (12.31%) IT Engineer
6 143 (11.65%) Support Analyst
7 107 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 90 (7.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 83 (6.76%) IT Analyst
10 80 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
11 62 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 61 (4.97%) Administrator
13 60 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
13 60 (4.89%) IT Technician
14 58 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 52 (4.24%) IT Support Analyst
16 51 (4.16%) Desktop Support
17 50 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
18 49 (3.99%) Service Analyst
18 49 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.96%) HTML
2 15 (1.22%) COM
3 12 (0.98%) SAML
4 10 (0.81%) .NET
5 9 (0.73%) LAMP
6 7 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (0.49%) CSS
7 6 (0.49%) JSP
7 6 (0.49%) XAMPP
7 6 (0.49%) XML
7 6 (0.49%) XSLT
8 5 (0.41%) 802.1X
8 5 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.41%) LDAP
8 5 (0.41%) Middleware
9 4 (0.33%) ARM Templates
9 4 (0.33%) Java RMI
10 1 (0.081%) SOAP
10 1 (0.081%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.23%) Self-Motivation
2 70 (5.70%) Driving Licence
3 54 (4.40%) Clustering
3 54 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 45 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.93%) Replication
6 28 (2.28%) Blackberry
7 27 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 25 (2.04%) PKI
8 25 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (1.30%) iPhone
11 16 (1.30%) NHS
12 10 (0.81%) EPoS
12 10 (0.81%) Handset
12 10 (0.81%) Smartphone
13 9 (0.73%) Device Driver
13 9 (0.73%) Tandem
13 9 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,031 (84.03%) Windows
2 690 (56.23%) Windows Server
3 326 (26.57%) Windows 10
4 208 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (14.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 176 (14.34%) Windows Server 2019
7 99 (8.07%) Linux
8 93 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (7.25%) Windows 7
10 63 (5.13%) Android
11 53 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (3.67%) Mac OS
13 43 (3.50%) Mac OS X
14 32 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (1.96%) Apple iOS
16 21 (1.71%) Unix
17 17 (1.39%) CentOS
17 17 (1.39%) Ubuntu
18 16 (1.30%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (21.92%) ITIL
2 244 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 177 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (8.39%) Service Delivery
5 99 (8.07%) Migration
6 91 (7.42%) Project Management
7 83 (6.76%) Change Management
8 82 (6.68%) Incident Management
9 80 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
10 74 (6.03%) Business Continuity
11 70 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 67 (5.46%) Service Management
13 63 (5.13%) Agile
14 62 (5.05%) Server Management
15 60 (4.89%) Mentoring
16 59 (4.81%) Change Control
17 57 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 53 (4.32%) Patch Management
19 52 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
20 51 (4.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (15.81%) PowerShell
2 171 (13.94%) SQL
3 19 (1.55%) Python
4 11 (0.90%) Bash
5 9 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (0.73%) VBScript
6 8 (0.65%) C
6 8 (0.65%) C#
7 7 (0.57%) PHP
7 7 (0.57%) VBA
8 6 (0.49%) Perl
8 6 (0.49%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.33%) VB
10 2 (0.16%) R
11 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (8.64%) MCSE
2 106 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 95 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (7.01%) Degree
5 81 (6.60%) CCNA
6 75 (6.11%) MCSA
7 50 (4.07%) MCITP
8 48 (3.91%) SC Cleared
9 40 (3.26%) MCP
10 37 (3.02%) DV Cleared
11 22 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.55%) CCNP
13 17 (1.39%) MCDST
14 14 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.81%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.81%) MCTS
17 9 (0.73%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (14.59%) SLA
2 46 (3.75%) GDPR
3 33 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.55%) QA
5 14 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.41%) NCSC
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.24%) NIST
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 992 (80.85%) Active Directory
2 326 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (19.72%) Hyper-V
4 112 (9.13%) VMware ESXi
5 85 (6.93%) vSphere
6 44 (3.59%) XenApp
7 42 (3.42%) XenDesktop
8 37 (3.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 32 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
11 23 (1.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.30%) Firmware
14 14 (1.14%) Docker
14 14 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (1.06%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.98%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 5 (0.41%) etcd
Systems Management
1 159 (12.96%) SCCM
2 130 (10.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 77 (6.28%) WSUS
4 40 (3.26%) Backup Exec
5 35 (2.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 33 (2.69%) Single Sign-On
7 29 (2.36%) SCOM
8 24 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
9 21 (1.71%) FortiGate
10 19 (1.55%) vCenter Server
11 18 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
12 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
13 15 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
14 14 (1.14%) Kubernetes
14 14 (1.14%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.90%) Ansible
15 11 (0.90%) Nagios
15 11 (0.90%) Terraform
16 9 (0.73%) PingFederate
17 8 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 967 (78.81%) Microsoft
2 499 (40.67%) VMware
3 271 (22.09%) Cisco
4 223 (18.17%) Citrix
5 119 (9.70%) Apple
6 105 (8.56%) Veeam
7 99 (8.07%) HP
8 80 (6.52%) Dell
9 56 (4.56%) Meraki
10 39 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 38 (3.10%) Sophos
12 35 (2.85%) Google
13 30 (2.44%) Remedy
14 26 (2.12%) IBM
14 26 (2.12%) Oracle
14 26 (2.12%) Ruckus Wireless
15 24 (1.96%) Juniper
16 23 (1.87%) arcserve
17 22 (1.79%) Acronis
17 22 (1.79%) Sage