Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 119 95
Rank change year-on-year -42 -24 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,804 4,624 6,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.62% 2.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.86% 14.59% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,374 4,169 5,545
UK median annual salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.45% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 29,583 31,689 38,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.96% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24,294 26,618 32,529
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -41 3,571 £34,000 -1.45% 525
UK excluding London -47 2,358 £31,500 -3.08% 398
London -6 1,359 £41,500 +5.06% 158
South East -26 832 £32,000 +6.67% 103
North of England -37 591 £30,000 - 117
Midlands -31 320 £30,000 -7.69% 61
North West +2 315 £27,500 - 73
East of England -30 277 £37,500 - 46
West Midlands -38 214 £30,000 -4.76% 39
Yorkshire -60 204 £32,500 -3.35% 34
South West -76 189 £31,500 -7.35% 40
East Midlands +16 106 £30,000 -10.45% 22
Scotland -31 85 £36,500 -2.67% 20
North East -6 72 £32,500 -3.70% 10
Wales +13 52 £30,250 +2.98% 10
Northern Ireland -31 9 £26,500 -3.64% 1
Channel Islands 0 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Isle of Man -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 3,238 (85.12%) Windows
2 2,950 (77.55%) Active Directory
3 2,714 (71.35%) Microsoft
4 2,159 (56.76%) Windows Server
5 2,141 (56.28%) VMware
6 1,552 (40.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1,485 (39.04%) Office 365
8 1,332 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1,329 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1,319 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 1,114 (29.28%) Firewall
12 1,091 (28.68%) Citrix
13 1,078 (28.34%) ITIL
14 1,054 (27.71%) Hyper-V
15 1,016 (26.71%) Windows 7
16 1,015 (26.68%) Cisco
17 969 (25.47%) Microsoft Office
18 916 (24.08%) DNS
19 872 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 864 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
21 768 (20.19%) SQL Server
22 745 (19.58%) WAN
23 710 (18.66%) LAN
24 693 (18.22%) DHCP
25 678 (17.82%) Windows 10
26 656 (17.25%) SAN
27 648 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
28 617 (16.22%) SQL
29 569 (14.96%) MCSE
30 558 (14.67%) 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 1,552 (40.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 864 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 424 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 399 (10.49%) Skype for Business
5 358 (9.41%) SharePoint
6 202 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 201 (5.28%) IIS
8 97 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 30 (0.79%) Apache
11 27 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.42%) SAS
15 12 (0.32%) Confluence
16 9 (0.24%) IBM Domino
16 9 (0.24%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.21%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.18%) CMS
19 5 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 969 (25.47%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.079%) SPSS
9 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.11%) SystmOne
6 3 (0.079%) Concordance
6 3 (0.079%) Relativity
7 2 (0.053%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.026%) Epicor Vantage
8 1 (0.026%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.026%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.026%) Misys Equation
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.026%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.026%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.026%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,485 (39.04%) Office 365
2 648 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (3.18%) IaaS
5 107 (2.81%) Mimecast
6 90 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (1.55%) PaaS
7 59 (1.55%) SaaS
8 38 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.24%) G Suite
11 8 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.11%) Yammer
15 3 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1,114 (29.28%) Firewall
2 916 (24.08%) DNS
3 745 (19.58%) WAN
4 710 (18.66%) LAN
5 693 (18.22%) DHCP
6 656 (17.25%) SAN
7 558 (14.67%) TCP/IP
8 419 (11.01%) VPN
9 329 (8.65%) VoIP
10 316 (8.31%) Skype
11 278 (7.31%) VLAN
12 135 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
13 125 (3.29%) Internet
14 101 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
15 99 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
16 98 (2.58%) SSL
16 98 (2.58%) Wireless
17 88 (2.31%) Unified Communications
18 77 (2.02%) MPLS
19 74 (1.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 117 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 57 (1.50%) MySQL
6 52 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 24 (0.63%) NoSQL
10 19 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (0.50%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.11%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.11%) IDOL
15 3 (0.079%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 23 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (0.50%) JIRA
3 8 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.16%) MSI
4 6 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.11%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.11%) AutoIt
5 4 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.11%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.079%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.053%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.026%) Bugzilla
General
1 480 (12.62%) Finance
2 145 (3.81%) Legal
3 142 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 126 (3.31%) Law
5 115 (3.02%) Banking
6 97 (2.55%) Retail
7 86 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 71 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 68 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 43 (1.13%) Games
11 42 (1.10%) Advertising
12 30 (0.79%) Marketing
13 23 (0.60%) Back Office
14 15 (0.39%) Publishing
15 14 (0.37%) Dutch Language
16 11 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.26%) Front Office
18 9 (0.24%) Spanish Language
19 8 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 819 (21.53%) Analyst
2 816 (21.45%) Support Engineer
3 727 (19.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 535 (14.06%) IT Support
5 454 (11.93%) Support Analyst
6 440 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 438 (11.51%) IT Engineer
8 417 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 313 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 262 (6.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 255 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
12 228 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 221 (5.81%) Administrator
13 221 (5.81%) IT Analyst
14 219 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
15 211 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 199 (5.23%) Service Analyst
17 193 (5.07%) Desktop Support
18 187 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
18 187 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (1.52%) Web Services
2 54 (1.42%) .NET
3 24 (0.63%) HTML
4 16 (0.42%) CSS
5 15 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (0.34%) Software Packaging
7 11 (0.29%) Node.js
8 9 (0.24%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.24%) LAMP
8 9 (0.24%) WAP
9 8 (0.21%) COM
9 8 (0.21%) MAPI
9 8 (0.21%) XML
10 7 (0.18%) Hibernate
10 7 (0.18%) jQuery
10 7 (0.18%) Middleware
10 7 (0.18%) Spring
10 7 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (0.16%) Flash
11 6 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 285 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 205 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 188 (4.94%) Clustering
4 170 (4.47%) Driving Licence
5 163 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
6 158 (4.15%) Management Information System
7 95 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 91 (2.39%) Replication
9 81 (2.13%) Hedge funds
10 67 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 67 (1.76%) iPhone
11 62 (1.63%) User Experience
12 54 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
13 42 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 40 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 40 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 38 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 33 (0.87%) Smartphone
17 27 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,238 (85.12%) Windows
2 2,159 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 1,329 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1,319 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,016 (26.71%) Windows 7
6 678 (17.82%) Windows 10
7 442 (11.62%) Windows 8
8 367 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 289 (7.60%) Linux
10 163 (4.28%) Mac OS X
11 162 (4.26%) Windows XP
12 124 (3.26%) Android
13 93 (2.44%) Apple iOS
14 49 (1.29%) Windows Vista
15 40 (1.05%) CentOS
16 37 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
17 35 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (0.87%) Mac OS
18 33 (0.87%) Unix
19 31 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,078 (28.34%) ITIL
2 301 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 210 (5.52%) Problem Management
4 193 (5.07%) Migration
5 179 (4.71%) Change Management
6 174 (4.57%) Service Delivery
7 160 (4.21%) Mentoring
7 160 (4.21%) Service Management
8 155 (4.07%) Project Management
9 144 (3.79%) Incident Management
10 131 (3.44%) CRM
11 121 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
12 116 (3.05%) Patch Management
13 108 (2.84%) Asset Management
14 105 (2.76%) PRINCE2
15 98 (2.58%) Business Continuity
16 92 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
17 90 (2.37%) Presales
18 88 (2.31%) Wealth Management
19 86 (2.26%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 617 (16.22%) SQL
2 462 (12.15%) PowerShell
3 48 (1.26%) T-SQL
4 45 (1.18%) VBScript
5 42 (1.10%) C
5 42 (1.10%) C#
6 33 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 33 (0.87%) VB
7 17 (0.45%) Java
8 16 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 15 (0.39%) Python
10 11 (0.29%) Perl
10 11 (0.29%) PHP
10 11 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.13%) Ruby
13 4 (0.11%) Go
13 4 (0.11%) VBA
14 3 (0.079%) C++
14 3 (0.079%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 872 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 569 (14.96%) MCSE
3 378 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
4 341 (8.96%) CCNA
5 300 (7.89%) MCSA
6 263 (6.91%) Degree
7 238 (6.26%) MCP
8 191 (5.02%) MCITP
9 168 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 145 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
11 118 (3.10%) CCA
12 92 (2.42%) Security Cleared
13 82 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
14 75 (1.97%) CCNP
15 66 (1.74%) SC Cleared
16 49 (1.29%) MCTS
17 39 (1.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 36 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
19 35 (0.92%) MCDST
20 33 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (9.23%) SLA
2 52 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.63%) QA
5 14 (0.37%) GDPR
6 13 (0.34%) COBIT
7 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.18%) PMO
9 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.053%) BS25999
11 2 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.053%) GCP
11 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.053%) RMADS
11 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.026%) DICOM
12 1 (0.026%) HL7
12 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,950 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 1,332 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,054 (27.71%) Hyper-V
4 441 (11.59%) XenApp
5 313 (8.23%) VMware ESXi
6 256 (6.73%) XenDesktop
7 227 (5.97%) vSphere
8 87 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 80 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
10 72 (1.89%) XenServer
11 67 (1.76%) VirtualBox
12 59 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 48 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
14 43 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
15 24 (0.63%) Terminal Server
16 22 (0.58%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.53%) Firmware
17 20 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 19 (0.50%) DFS Replication
19 17 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 510 (13.41%) SCCM
2 172 (4.52%) Backup Exec
3 142 (3.73%) SCOM
4 117 (3.08%) WSUS
5 116 (3.05%) vCenter Server
6 85 (2.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 84 (2.21%) AirWatch
8 60 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 57 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 52 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
11 50 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 32 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 31 (0.81%) NetBackup
14 29 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
15 28 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
16 26 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
16 26 (0.68%) Nagios
17 22 (0.58%) XenMobile
18 18 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
18 18 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,714 (71.35%) Microsoft
2 2,141 (56.28%) VMware
3 1,091 (28.68%) Citrix
4 1,015 (26.68%) Cisco
5 349 (9.17%) HP
6 244 (6.41%) Dell
7 242 (6.36%) Apple
8 225 (5.91%) Veeam
9 217 (5.70%) NetApp
10 206 (5.42%) Symantec
11 116 (3.05%) McAfee
12 108 (2.84%) Avaya
13 96 (2.52%) Ivanti
14 88 (2.31%) IBM
15 87 (2.29%) Sophos
16 84 (2.21%) Juniper
17 83 (2.18%) EMC
17 83 (2.18%) ServiceNow
18 81 (2.13%) EqualLogic
19 77 (2.02%) SonicWALL