Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 157 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 -41 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,097 4,131 5,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 2.30% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.05% 13.29% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,781 3,589 4,534
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 25,708 31,092 33,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.14% 17.31% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20,596 25,246 28,439
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,073 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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 -19 2,896 £35,000 +2.49% 356
UK excluding London -30 1,768 £32,500 +3.17% 289
London -14 1,240 £39,250 -4.27% 82
South East -69 503 £32,500 +1.56% 71
North of England -15 483 £28,500 -5.00% 84
Midlands +8 291 £35,000 +16.67% 59
North West -15 250 £25,000 -12.67% 53
East of England -12 221 £37,500 +4.17% 23
Yorkshire -8 203 £32,500 - 24
West Midlands +31 197 £38,000 +26.67% 38
South West -3 161 £35,000 +9.38% 37
East Midlands +4 94 £32,500 +8.33% 21
Wales +16 64 £37,250 +28.45% 7
Scotland -50 32 £36,375 -14.41% 6
North East -29 30 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Northern Ireland +1 13 £21,000 -20.75% 2
Channel Islands 0 11 £33,500 +3.08%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 2,568 (82.92%) Windows
2 2,540 (82.01%) Active Directory
3 2,203 (71.13%) Microsoft
4 1,698 (54.83%) Windows Server
5 1,567 (50.60%) VMware
6 1,560 (50.37%) Office 365
7 1,008 (32.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 914 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 849 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 843 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 808 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 805 (25.99%) Firewall
13 793 (25.61%) Microsoft Office
14 788 (25.44%) DNS
15 735 (23.73%) ITIL
16 734 (23.70%) Citrix
17 694 (22.41%) Hyper-V
18 669 (21.60%) Windows 7
19 667 (21.54%) Windows 10
20 659 (21.28%) DHCP
21 644 (20.79%) Cisco
22 576 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
23 563 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
24 535 (17.27%) PowerShell
25 522 (16.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 512 (16.53%) SCCM
27 472 (15.24%) TCP/IP
28 465 (15.01%) SQL Server
29 461 (14.89%) SAN
30 446 (14.40%) WAN

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
1 914 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 576 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 339 (10.95%) SharePoint
4 284 (9.17%) Skype for Business
5 243 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 187 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 134 (4.33%) IIS
8 62 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 46 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 30 (0.97%) IBM Notes
11 22 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 19 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.55%) IBM Domino
14 15 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.45%) Apache
15 14 (0.45%) CMS
15 14 (0.45%) Confluence
16 6 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.19%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 793 (25.61%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.065%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.065%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.032%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.032%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 54 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.36%) Concordance
3 11 (0.36%) Relativity
4 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
6 6 (0.19%) ReMetrica
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.065%) assyst
8 2 (0.065%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.065%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.032%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.032%) Magento
9 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,560 (50.37%) Office 365
2 849 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 288 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 100 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 100 (3.23%) Mimecast
5 94 (3.04%) IaaS
6 76 (2.45%) SaaS
7 74 (2.39%) PaaS
8 59 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.13%) OneDrive
11 16 (0.52%) G Suite
12 15 (0.48%) Serverless
13 11 (0.36%) Dropbox
13 11 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.29%) Yammer
16 6 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 805 (25.99%) Firewall
2 788 (25.44%) DNS
3 659 (21.28%) DHCP
4 472 (15.24%) TCP/IP
5 461 (14.89%) SAN
6 446 (14.40%) WAN
7 438 (14.14%) LAN
8 319 (10.30%) VPN
9 258 (8.33%) Skype
10 234 (7.56%) VoIP
11 175 (5.65%) VLAN
12 142 (4.59%) Internet
13 135 (4.36%) Remote Desktop
14 126 (4.07%) Wireless
15 93 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
16 90 (2.91%) Unified Communications
17 88 (2.84%) NAS
18 78 (2.52%) Network Security
19 76 (2.45%) MPLS
20 56 (1.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 89 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (1.39%) MySQL
4 39 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 23 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 20 (0.65%) Big Data
9 20 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (0.48%) Power BI
13 14 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.26%) DB2
15 6 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
15 6 (0.19%) MS Access
15 6 (0.19%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 67 (2.16%) JIRA
2 25 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.45%) Redmine
4 14 (0.45%) Trac
5 10 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.13%) Ant
7 4 (0.13%) Burp Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Rational Application Developer
7 4 (0.13%) Subversion
8 3 (0.097%) Hudson
9 2 (0.065%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.032%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 441 (14.24%) Finance
2 144 (4.65%) Banking
3 117 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 112 (3.62%) Retail
5 102 (3.29%) Legal
6 84 (2.71%) Law
7 49 (1.58%) Advertising
8 29 (0.94%) Back Office
9 26 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.71%) Marketing
11 20 (0.65%) Front Office
12 19 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.55%) Publishing
14 14 (0.45%) Games
15 12 (0.39%) French Language
16 8 (0.26%) Electronics
16 8 (0.26%) German Language
16 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 686 (22.15%) Support Engineer
2 552 (17.82%) Analyst
3 444 (14.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 397 (12.82%) IT Support
5 342 (11.04%) IT Engineer
6 329 (10.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 266 (8.59%) Support Analyst
8 229 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 220 (7.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 209 (6.75%) IT Analyst
11 206 (6.65%) Consultant
12 204 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
13 194 (6.26%) IT Support Engineer
14 185 (5.97%) Administrator
15 182 (5.88%) Desktop Support
16 180 (5.81%) Service Analyst
17 168 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
18 167 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 155 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
19 155 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.58%) Web Services
2 36 (1.16%) LDAP
3 28 (0.90%) .NET
4 14 (0.45%) HTML
5 11 (0.36%) Middleware
6 7 (0.23%) WSH
7 6 (0.19%) JSON
8 5 (0.16%) EDI
8 5 (0.16%) J2EE
8 5 (0.16%) Java EE
9 4 (0.13%) CSS
9 4 (0.13%) JSP
9 4 (0.13%) RESTful
9 4 (0.13%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 4 (0.13%) WAP
9 4 (0.13%) XML
9 4 (0.13%) XMPP
10 3 (0.097%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.097%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 294 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 161 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
3 160 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 119 (3.84%) Clustering
6 103 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 96 (3.10%) Blackberry
8 85 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 70 (2.26%) PKI
10 65 (2.10%) iPhone
11 56 (1.81%) Public Cloud
12 55 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
13 50 (1.61%) Replication
14 46 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
15 42 (1.36%) iPad
16 30 (0.97%) Fat Client
16 30 (0.97%) Thin Client
17 27 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
18 25 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
19 24 (0.77%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2,568 (82.92%) Windows
2 1,698 (54.83%) Windows Server
3 843 (27.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 808 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 669 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 667 (21.54%) Windows 10
7 336 (10.85%) Linux
8 236 (7.62%) Windows 8
9 232 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 117 (3.78%) Windows XP
11 107 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 94 (3.04%) Android
13 87 (2.81%) Apple iOS
14 43 (1.39%) Ubuntu
15 40 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 33 (1.07%) Windows Vista
17 28 (0.90%) CentOS
17 28 (0.90%) Unix
18 24 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (23.73%) ITIL
2 522 (16.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 413 (13.34%) Problem-Solving
4 246 (7.94%) Migration
5 232 (7.49%) Project Management
6 192 (6.20%) Service Delivery
7 178 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 172 (5.55%) Presales
9 156 (5.04%) Service Management
10 146 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (3.87%) Computer Science
12 119 (3.84%) Incident Management
13 116 (3.75%) Patch Management
14 114 (3.68%) DevOps
15 113 (3.65%) Mentoring
16 112 (3.62%) ITIL V3
17 110 (3.55%) Problem Management
18 108 (3.49%) CRM
19 105 (3.39%) PRINCE2
20 101 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 535 (17.27%) PowerShell
2 431 (13.92%) SQL
3 74 (2.39%) Python
4 43 (1.39%) Perl
5 35 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 34 (1.10%) VBScript
7 31 (1.00%) C
8 29 (0.94%) PHP
9 15 (0.48%) C#
10 14 (0.45%) Ruby
11 13 (0.42%) Java
11 13 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.39%) C++
13 7 (0.23%) VB
14 6 (0.19%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.13%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.097%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.032%) VBA
Qualifications
1 563 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 348 (11.24%) MCSE
3 236 (7.62%) Degree
4 217 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
5 205 (6.62%) CCNA
6 201 (6.49%) MCSA
7 168 (5.42%) MCP
8 129 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 116 (3.75%) Security Cleared
10 100 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 93 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
12 82 (2.65%) MCITP
13 81 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
14 54 (1.74%) CCNP
15 37 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.16%) A+ Certification
17 33 (1.07%) DBS Check
18 31 (1.00%) MCDST
19 23 (0.74%) DV Cleared
19 23 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (8.01%) SLA
2 47 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.74%) GDPR
3 23 (0.74%) PMO
4 15 (0.48%) QA
5 14 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.23%) GAMP
9 6 (0.19%) COBIT
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.065%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.032%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,540 (82.01%) Active Directory
2 1,008 (32.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 694 (22.41%) Hyper-V
4 255 (8.23%) XenApp
5 198 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
6 197 (6.36%) vSphere
7 124 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 62 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 53 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
10 45 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
11 42 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 40 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
13 34 (1.10%) Terminal Server
14 24 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 23 (0.74%) VMware Server
15 23 (0.74%) XenServer
16 19 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
17 18 (0.58%) Docker
18 15 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (0.48%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 512 (16.53%) SCCM
2 153 (4.94%) SCOM
3 121 (3.91%) Backup Exec
4 59 (1.91%) WSUS
5 48 (1.55%) SCVMM
6 44 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 44 (1.42%) vCenter Server
7 41 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
8 35 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
9 29 (0.94%) NetBackup
10 28 (0.90%) Ansible
11 27 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 23 (0.74%) AirWatch
13 21 (0.68%) FortiGate
13 21 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 20 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
14 20 (0.65%) vRealize
15 19 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2,203 (71.13%) Microsoft
2 1,567 (50.60%) VMware
3 734 (23.70%) Citrix
4 644 (20.79%) Cisco
5 351 (11.33%) HP
6 214 (6.91%) NetApp
7 200 (6.46%) Dell
8 171 (5.52%) Apple
9 153 (4.94%) Veeam
10 130 (4.20%) Symantec
11 102 (3.29%) EMC
12 95 (3.07%) Avaya
12 95 (3.07%) Sophos
13 89 (2.87%) Google
14 78 (2.52%) McAfee
15 69 (2.23%) Mitel
15 69 (2.23%) SonicWALL
16 61 (1.97%) Meraki
17 52 (1.68%) Veritas
18 49 (1.58%) Remedy