Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 180 175
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 -43
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,012 2,808 3,514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.90% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.67% 12.21% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,804 2,594 3,172
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,325 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £59,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% +6.35% -1.56%

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 17,235 23,001 29,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.51% 15.52% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,713 18,258 24,284
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 -23 1,858 £35,000 -2.78% 319
UK excluding London +13 1,331 £32,500 -2.99% 270
London -42 627 £45,000 +20.00% 68
South East +24 389 £33,000 +1.54% 63
Midlands +45 282 £31,000 -17.33% 47
North of England -19 282 £32,500 +3.17% 76
West Midlands +47 218 £32,500 -15.58% 36
North West -11 152 £35,000 +18.64% 32
East of England +4 143 £34,750 -8.55% 32
South West +3 136 £32,500 -10.96% 33
Yorkshire -33 99 £32,500 -7.14% 27
East Midlands +11 62 £31,000 -4.62% 11
Work from Home -22 54 £70,000 +16.67% 13
Wales -3 52 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Scotland +22 41 £28,000 -1.75% 12
North East +5 31 £27,500 -12.00% 17
Channel Islands -4 4 £25,000 -25.37%
Northern Ireland +5 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 1,726 (85.79%) Windows
2 1,581 (78.58%) Active Directory
3 1,496 (74.35%) Microsoft
4 1,277 (63.47%) Office 365
5 1,096 (54.47%) Windows Server
6 1,015 (50.45%) VMware
7 657 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 642 (31.91%) Azure
9 597 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 542 (26.94%) DNS
11 540 (26.84%) Windows 10
12 535 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 529 (26.29%) Citrix
14 496 (24.65%) DHCP
15 492 (24.45%) Microsoft Office
16 476 (23.66%) Hyper-V
17 459 (22.81%) Firewall
18 428 (21.27%) ITIL
19 399 (19.83%) Cisco
20 386 (19.18%) Windows 7
21 376 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 375 (18.64%) PowerShell
23 369 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2013
24 368 (18.29%) TCP/IP
25 367 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
25 367 (18.24%) Windows Server 2016
26 349 (17.35%) LAN
27 329 (16.35%) SQL Server
28 310 (15.41%) WAN
29 288 (14.31%) Problem-Solving

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
1 597 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 369 (18.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 281 (13.97%) SharePoint
4 132 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 101 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 82 (4.08%) IIS
7 23 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.25%) Apache
10 5 (0.25%) Confluence
10 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.20%) JBoss
11 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.099%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.099%) WordPress
14 1 (0.050%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 492 (24.45%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.099%) Eikon
4 2 (0.099%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.099%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.099%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.050%) assyst
5 1 (0.050%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 1,277 (63.47%) Office 365
2 642 (31.91%) Azure
3 163 (8.10%) AWS
4 105 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 73 (3.63%) Mimecast
6 50 (2.49%) OneDrive
7 46 (2.29%) IaaS
8 30 (1.49%) SaaS
9 21 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.89%) PaaS
11 12 (0.60%) G Suite
12 9 (0.45%) Power Platform
13 7 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 7 (0.35%) GCP
14 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.25%) PowerApps
15 5 (0.25%) WhatsApp
15 5 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 542 (26.94%) DNS
2 496 (24.65%) DHCP
3 459 (22.81%) Firewall
4 368 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 349 (17.35%) LAN
6 310 (15.41%) WAN
7 244 (12.13%) VPN
8 237 (11.78%) SAN
9 216 (10.74%) VoIP
10 152 (7.55%) Skype
11 115 (5.72%) VLAN
12 107 (5.32%) Wireless
13 96 (4.77%) Internet
14 82 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
15 69 (3.43%) Remote Desktop
16 64 (3.18%) NetScaler
17 58 (2.88%) NAS
18 37 (1.84%) iSCSI
19 34 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
20 33 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 55 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 41 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.04%) MySQL
6 13 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2017
7 10 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.20%) MS Access
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.20%) Power BI
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.15%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 12 (0.60%) JIRA
2 12 (0.60%) Subversion
3 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.099%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.050%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.050%) Eclipse
General
1 230 (11.43%) Finance
2 70 (3.48%) Public Sector
3 66 (3.28%) Law
4 64 (3.18%) Legal
5 51 (2.53%) Retail
6 31 (1.54%) Advertising
7 29 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.34%) Marketing
9 16 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.50%) Back Office
10 10 (0.50%) Banking
11 9 (0.45%) Local Government
12 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.20%) Front Office
15 4 (0.20%) Games
15 4 (0.20%) Publishing
16 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 425 (21.12%) Analyst
2 369 (18.34%) Support Engineer
3 342 (17.00%) IT Support
4 303 (15.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 241 (11.98%) IT Engineer
6 236 (11.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 205 (10.19%) Support Analyst
8 180 (8.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 157 (7.80%) IT Analyst
10 148 (7.36%) IT Support Engineer
11 138 (6.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 120 (5.96%) Administrator
13 109 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
13 109 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
14 101 (5.02%) IT Support Analyst
15 99 (4.92%) Service Analyst
16 96 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 88 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 88 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
18 77 (3.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.39%) WSH
2 20 (0.99%) Web Services
3 17 (0.84%) LDAP
4 13 (0.65%) LAMP
5 11 (0.55%) Middleware
6 9 (0.45%) .NET
6 9 (0.45%) 802.1X
7 6 (0.30%) HTML
7 6 (0.30%) SAML
8 5 (0.25%) COM
9 4 (0.20%) CSS
10 3 (0.15%) Node.js
11 2 (0.099%) CSS3
11 2 (0.099%) HTML5
11 2 (0.099%) XML
12 1 (0.050%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.050%) Elastic Stack
12 1 (0.050%) JSP
12 1 (0.050%) XMPP
12 1 (0.050%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 105 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
3 97 (4.82%) Driving Licence
4 89 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 70 (3.48%) Clustering
7 59 (2.93%) Replication
8 42 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 39 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 25 (1.24%) iPhone
11 24 (1.19%) iPad
12 23 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 16 (0.80%) PKI
15 15 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.70%) EMC VNX
16 14 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,726 (85.79%) Windows
2 1,096 (54.47%) Windows Server
3 540 (26.84%) Windows 10
4 535 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 386 (19.18%) Windows 7
6 367 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 367 (18.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 153 (7.60%) Linux
8 130 (6.46%) Windows 8
9 98 (4.87%) Windows Server 2019
10 89 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (2.98%) Android
12 45 (2.24%) Mac OS
13 42 (2.09%) Apple iOS
14 26 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 26 (1.29%) Ubuntu
15 25 (1.24%) Windows XP
16 22 (1.09%) Unix
17 20 (0.99%) CentOS
18 12 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (21.27%) ITIL
2 376 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 288 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
4 147 (7.31%) Migration
5 111 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 103 (5.12%) Project Management
7 94 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 87 (4.32%) Change Management
8 87 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 85 (4.22%) Problem Management
10 81 (4.03%) Service Management
11 73 (3.63%) Server Management
12 71 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 71 (3.53%) Time Management
13 70 (3.48%) Patch Management
14 64 (3.18%) Presales
15 63 (3.13%) Information Security
16 58 (2.88%) ITSM
17 51 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
18 50 (2.49%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 375 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 200 (9.94%) SQL
3 33 (1.64%) VBScript
4 27 (1.34%) Python
5 23 (1.14%) Ruby
6 15 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 14 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.40%) C
8 8 (0.40%) VB
9 5 (0.25%) Perl
10 4 (0.20%) Java
10 4 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.15%) C#
12 2 (0.099%) PHP
12 2 (0.099%) VBA
13 1 (0.050%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.050%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 281 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 171 (8.50%) MCSE
3 119 (5.91%) MCSA
4 107 (5.32%) Degree
5 96 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (4.22%) Security Cleared
7 76 (3.78%) CCNA
8 59 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 53 (2.63%) MCP
10 35 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 33 (1.64%) SC Cleared
12 32 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (1.39%) MCITP
14 27 (1.34%) CCNP
15 22 (1.09%) DBS Check
16 20 (0.99%) A+ Certification
16 20 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 19 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (0.89%) DV Cleared
19 13 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (12.97%) SLA
2 59 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.89%) BS25999
4 18 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (0.80%) COBIT
5 16 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.60%) GDPR
8 7 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.25%) QA
10 4 (0.20%) NIST
11 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.15%) PMO
12 2 (0.099%) PSD2
13 1 (0.050%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.050%) GxP
13 1 (0.050%) NCSC
13 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,581 (78.58%) Active Directory
2 657 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 476 (23.66%) Hyper-V
4 246 (12.23%) XenApp
5 146 (7.26%) XenDesktop
6 136 (6.76%) vSphere
7 105 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (1.84%) Terminal Server
9 31 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
12 25 (1.24%) NFS
13 24 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 24 (1.19%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.94%) BitLocker
15 16 (0.80%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.70%) Firmware
17 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
19 7 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 261 (12.97%) SCCM
2 95 (4.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 76 (3.78%) Backup Exec
4 58 (2.88%) SCOM
5 52 (2.58%) vCenter Server
6 48 (2.39%) WSUS
7 26 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 24 (1.19%) Nagios
9 20 (0.99%) Puppet
10 17 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.80%) Avamar
12 14 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 13 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.65%) SCOrch
14 12 (0.60%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
15 11 (0.55%) Nessus
15 11 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,496 (74.35%) Microsoft
2 1,015 (50.45%) VMware
3 529 (26.29%) Citrix
4 399 (19.83%) Cisco
5 156 (7.75%) HP
6 124 (6.16%) Veeam
7 87 (4.32%) Dell
8 86 (4.27%) Apple
9 80 (3.98%) Symantec
10 76 (3.78%) NetApp
11 56 (2.78%) Sophos
12 54 (2.68%) SonicWALL
13 53 (2.63%) EMC
14 36 (1.79%) Mitel
14 36 (1.79%) Red Hat
15 33 (1.64%) McAfee
16 32 (1.59%) 3PAR
16 32 (1.59%) ServiceNow
17 31 (1.54%) Meraki
17 31 (1.54%) WatchGuard