Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 175 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 -36 -21
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,670 3,195 4,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.95% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.27% 11.93% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,331 2,867 3,792
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% +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 20,116 26,777 31,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.69% 16.37% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16,028 21,466 25,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,870 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.98% +9.67% -

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 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 21 October 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 -10 2,488 £34,500 -1.43% 530
UK excluding London +22 1,821 £33,000 +1.54% 436
London -54 754 £37,500 -6.25% 127
South East +31 546 £33,250 +2.31% 132
North of England -21 377 £32,500 +14.04% 105
Midlands +31 328 £31,500 -2.33% 72
South West +63 272 £35,000 +3.70% 56
West Midlands +32 229 £30,000 -9.34% 43
North West +23 219 £31,250 +25.00% 58
East of England +29 207 £34,500 -1.43% 38
Yorkshire -37 145 £32,500 - 34
East Midlands +23 99 £37,500 +20.97% 29
Wales -9 42 £34,000 -5.56% 16
Scotland +20 32 £31,250 -18.83% 17
Northern Ireland -16 17 £25,000 +19.05%
North East +8 13 £36,761 +56.43% 14
Channel Islands +1 2 £24,500 -16.95%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2,265 (84.83%) Windows
2 2,185 (81.84%) Active Directory
3 1,993 (74.64%) Microsoft
4 1,495 (55.99%) Office 365
5 1,420 (53.18%) Windows Server
6 1,230 (46.07%) VMware
7 833 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 787 (29.48%) DNS
9 779 (29.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 773 (28.95%) Azure
11 735 (27.53%) Hyper-V
12 728 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 719 (26.93%) Windows 10
14 703 (26.33%) Cisco
15 702 (26.29%) DHCP
16 676 (25.32%) Firewall
17 663 (24.83%) Microsoft Office
18 649 (24.31%) Citrix
19 635 (23.78%) ITIL
20 627 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
21 582 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 554 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
23 546 (20.45%) Windows 7
24 520 (19.48%) WAN
25 464 (17.38%) LAN
26 447 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
27 432 (16.18%) SQL Server
28 407 (15.24%) TCP/IP
29 396 (14.83%) PowerShell
30 369 (13.82%) SCCM

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
1 779 (29.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 554 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 298 (11.16%) SharePoint
4 252 (9.44%) Skype for Business
5 168 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 92 (3.45%) IIS
7 62 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 22 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.45%) Apache
11 10 (0.37%) IBM Domino
12 9 (0.34%) SAS
12 9 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.30%) Confluence
13 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.15%) CMS
14 4 (0.15%) nginx
15 3 (0.11%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 663 (24.83%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.075%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.037%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.41%) Elite 3E
2 9 (0.34%) Exchequer
3 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.19%) assyst
5 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.15%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.11%) Line 50
7 3 (0.11%) Line 500
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.075%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.075%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,495 (55.99%) Office 365
2 773 (28.95%) Azure
3 179 (6.70%) AWS
4 130 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 80 (3.00%) OneDrive
6 60 (2.25%) Mimecast
7 57 (2.13%) IaaS
8 29 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.09%) SaaS
9 26 (0.97%) Power Platform
10 23 (0.86%) G Suite
11 19 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
12 18 (0.67%) Yammer
13 16 (0.60%) PaaS
14 15 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
14 15 (0.56%) PowerApps
14 15 (0.56%) SoftLayer
15 10 (0.37%) GCP
16 9 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 7 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 787 (29.48%) DNS
2 702 (26.29%) DHCP
3 676 (25.32%) Firewall
4 520 (19.48%) WAN
5 464 (17.38%) LAN
6 407 (15.24%) TCP/IP
7 343 (12.85%) SAN
8 286 (10.71%) VPN
9 240 (8.99%) Skype
10 239 (8.95%) VoIP
11 158 (5.92%) Wireless
12 121 (4.53%) VLAN
13 115 (4.31%) NAS
14 114 (4.27%) Remote Desktop
15 92 (3.45%) Internet
16 73 (2.73%) Network Security
17 71 (2.66%) NetScaler
18 70 (2.62%) SMTP
18 70 (2.62%) Unified Communications
19 64 (2.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 61 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 32 (1.20%) MySQL
6 27 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.41%) Power BI
11 9 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.19%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.15%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.15%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.075%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (0.97%) Subversion
2 25 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.45%) JIRA
4 9 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.19%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.19%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.075%) Hudson
8 2 (0.075%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.037%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.037%) MSI
9 1 (0.037%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.037%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 296 (11.09%) Finance
2 117 (4.38%) Law
3 106 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 102 (3.82%) Public Sector
5 83 (3.11%) Legal
5 83 (3.11%) Retail
6 48 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.50%) Marketing
8 37 (1.39%) Banking
9 14 (0.52%) Advertising
9 14 (0.52%) Electronics
10 13 (0.49%) German Language
11 12 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.37%) French Language
14 5 (0.19%) Games
14 5 (0.19%) Publishing
14 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.15%) Back Office
15 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 557 (20.86%) Analyst
2 514 (19.25%) Support Engineer
3 473 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 421 (15.77%) IT Support
5 348 (13.03%) IT Engineer
6 278 (10.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 251 (9.40%) Support Analyst
8 222 (8.31%) IT Analyst
9 219 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 206 (7.72%) IT Support Engineer
11 178 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 142 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
13 139 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 137 (5.13%) Administrator
15 132 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 132 (4.94%) Service Analyst
16 124 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
17 120 (4.49%) IT Support Analyst
18 119 (4.46%) Technical Support
19 118 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.80%) LDAP
2 41 (1.54%) Web Services
3 32 (1.20%) .NET
4 21 (0.79%) LAMP
5 20 (0.75%) HTML
6 18 (0.67%) 802.1X
7 17 (0.64%) MAPI
8 9 (0.34%) CSS
9 6 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.22%) Node.js
9 6 (0.22%) XML
10 5 (0.19%) CSS3
10 5 (0.19%) HTML5
10 5 (0.19%) JSON
11 3 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.11%) COM
11 3 (0.11%) Middleware
11 3 (0.11%) Sass
11 3 (0.11%) XSLT
12 2 (0.075%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 173 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 151 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 145 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 101 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (3.78%) Replication
6 78 (2.92%) Clustering
7 73 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 68 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
9 51 (1.91%) iPhone
10 43 (1.61%) PKI
11 40 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 25 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
13 22 (0.82%) Hedge funds
13 22 (0.82%) Private Cloud
14 21 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (0.79%) IPTV
14 21 (0.79%) MPEG
14 21 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
15 20 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,265 (84.83%) Windows
2 1,420 (53.18%) Windows Server
3 833 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 719 (26.93%) Windows 10
5 627 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 546 (20.45%) Windows 7
7 268 (10.04%) Linux
8 202 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 163 (6.10%) Windows 8
10 92 (3.45%) Android
11 55 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 53 (1.99%) Windows XP
13 52 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 42 (1.57%) Mac OS
15 40 (1.50%) CentOS
16 37 (1.39%) Mac OS X
17 17 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.56%) Unix
19 11 (0.41%) Solaris
20 10 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (23.78%) ITIL
2 582 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 262 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
4 217 (8.13%) Migration
5 192 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 164 (6.14%) Service Delivery
7 133 (4.98%) Project Management
8 132 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 124 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
10 123 (4.61%) Change Management
11 121 (4.53%) Patch Management
12 112 (4.19%) Information Security
13 111 (4.16%) Project Delivery
14 103 (3.86%) Service Management
15 92 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
15 92 (3.45%) Time Management
16 90 (3.37%) High Availability
17 89 (3.33%) Incident Management
18 75 (2.81%) Data Protection
19 72 (2.70%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 396 (14.83%) PowerShell
2 305 (11.42%) SQL
3 31 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 26 (0.97%) C
5 24 (0.90%) Python
6 22 (0.82%) C#
7 19 (0.71%) VBScript
8 17 (0.64%) VB
9 14 (0.52%) Java
10 12 (0.45%) C++
11 10 (0.37%) Perl
12 6 (0.22%) Ruby
12 6 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.22%) VBA
13 5 (0.19%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.11%) PHP
14 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.075%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 447 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 237 (8.88%) MCSE
3 207 (7.75%) MCSA
4 152 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (5.13%) Degree
6 124 (4.64%) CCNA
7 103 (3.86%) MCP
8 97 (3.63%) Security Cleared
9 94 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 75 (2.81%) MCITP
11 53 (1.99%) DBS Check
12 51 (1.91%) CCNP
12 51 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
13 35 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (1.27%) A+ Certification
14 34 (1.27%) SC Cleared
15 30 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (1.09%) CCA
16 29 (1.09%) MCDST
17 27 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (10.37%) SLA
2 45 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.09%) COBIT
4 29 (1.09%) GDPR
5 21 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (0.52%) PMO
7 9 (0.34%) QA
8 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) NCSC
10 3 (0.11%) NIST
11 2 (0.075%) ITGC
11 2 (0.075%) RMADS
12 1 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.037%) HL7
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,185 (81.84%) Active Directory
2 735 (27.53%) Hyper-V
3 728 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 264 (9.89%) XenApp
5 147 (5.51%) XenDesktop
6 135 (5.06%) vSphere
7 113 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
9 52 (1.95%) Terminal Services
10 50 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 25 (0.94%) VMware NSX
12 19 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (0.56%) BitLocker
14 14 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 12 (0.45%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.37%) DRBD
17 10 (0.37%) GlusterFS
18 9 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 369 (13.82%) SCCM
2 123 (4.61%) SCOM
3 114 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 98 (3.67%) WSUS
5 92 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 51 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 39 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 37 (1.39%) Puppet
9 31 (1.16%) Nagios
10 29 (1.09%) AirWatch
11 26 (0.97%) vCenter Server
12 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
12 25 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 21 (0.79%) ZABBIX
14 20 (0.75%) Ansible
14 20 (0.75%) SCOrch
15 16 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
16 15 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
16 15 (0.56%) Nessus
17 13 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,993 (74.64%) Microsoft
2 1,230 (46.07%) VMware
3 703 (26.33%) Cisco
4 649 (24.31%) Citrix
5 253 (9.48%) HP
6 189 (7.08%) Veeam
7 167 (6.25%) Dell
8 108 (4.04%) Symantec
9 105 (3.93%) Apple
9 105 (3.93%) NetApp
10 83 (3.11%) Meraki
11 74 (2.77%) SonicWALL
12 65 (2.43%) Avaya
13 63 (2.36%) McAfee
14 61 (2.28%) EMC
15 58 (2.17%) ServiceNow
16 57 (2.13%) CommVault
16 57 (2.13%) Sophos
17 53 (1.99%) MobileIron
17 53 (1.99%) Remedy