Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 110 88
Rank change year-on-year -26 -22 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 4455 5504 7075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.80% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.09% 15.04% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3812 4967 6306
UK median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% -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 31616 36591 41753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.96% 18.60% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25448 31116 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 -24 4218 £35,000 - 253
UK excluding London -38 2547 £32,000 -1.54% 198
London +4 1827 £42,500 +11.84% 68
South East -28 808 £31,500 -3.08% 53
North of England +1 751 £32,000 -8.57% 63
North West +26 405 £30,000 -7.69% 30
East of England -25 330 £33,250 -11.33% 23
Yorkshire -17 319 £32,500 -10.96% 28
Midlands -48 303 £31,250 +4.17% 23
South West -101 198 £30,000 - 23
West Midlands -57 185 £30,000 - 17
East Midlands -12 118 £35,571 +11.16% 5
Scotland +18 92 £37,000 +13.85% 10
Wales -38 40 £28,500 -5.00% 3
North East -2 28 £31,250 -10.71% 5
Northern Ireland -11 15 £35,000 +3.70%
Channel Islands +4 11 £32,500 -10.96%
Isle of Man -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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 3888 (87.27%) Windows
2 3472 (77.93%) Active Directory
3 3177 (71.31%) Microsoft
4 2501 (56.14%) Windows Server
5 2448 (54.95%) VMware
6 1837 (41.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1609 (36.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1606 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 1415 (31.76%) Office 365
10 1402 (31.47%) Windows 7
11 1386 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1271 (28.53%) Citrix
13 1211 (27.18%) ITIL
14 1197 (26.87%) Cisco
15 1196 (26.85%) Firewall
16 1117 (25.07%) DNS
17 1075 (24.13%) Microsoft Office
18 1047 (23.50%) Hyper-V
19 961 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
20 916 (20.56%) Microsoft Certification
21 901 (20.22%) SAN
22 881 (19.78%) DHCP
23 826 (18.54%) SQL Server
24 800 (17.96%) WAN
25 791 (17.76%) LAN
26 771 (17.31%) Windows 10
27 717 (16.09%) Finance
28 695 (15.60%) SQL
29 678 (15.22%) SCCM
30 669 (15.02%) 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 1837 (41.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 961 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 544 (12.21%) Skype for Business
4 496 (11.13%) SharePoint
5 459 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 297 (6.67%) IIS
7 231 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 185 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 63 (1.41%) Apache
10 52 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 46 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 43 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 36 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.47%) IBM Domino
15 15 (0.34%) SAS
16 14 (0.31%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.27%) CMS
17 12 (0.27%) JBoss
17 12 (0.27%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1075 (24.13%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.13%) InDesign
7 6 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.090%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.067%) SPSS
10 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.22%) ResourceLink
3 9 (0.20%) iTrent
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.067%) Epicor Vantage
8 3 (0.067%) Maximo
8 3 (0.067%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.067%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.045%) assyst
9 2 (0.045%) Epicor Tropos
9 2 (0.045%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.045%) SystmOne
9 2 (0.045%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.022%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 1415 (31.76%) Office 365
2 591 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 210 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (3.77%) IaaS
5 89 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 85 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 70 (1.57%) SaaS
8 62 (1.39%) PaaS
9 38 (0.85%) OneDrive
10 33 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (0.40%) Dropbox
12 16 (0.36%) G Suite
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 8 (0.18%) OpenDNS
15 7 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.16%) Yammer
16 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 4 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
18 3 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
18 3 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1196 (26.85%) Firewall
2 1117 (25.07%) DNS
3 901 (20.22%) SAN
4 881 (19.78%) DHCP
5 800 (17.96%) WAN
6 791 (17.76%) LAN
7 669 (15.02%) TCP/IP
8 585 (13.13%) VPN
9 417 (9.36%) Skype
10 344 (7.72%) VLAN
11 331 (7.43%) VoIP
12 203 (4.56%) MPLS
13 179 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
14 163 (3.66%) Internet
15 162 (3.64%) Wireless
16 120 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
17 109 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
18 105 (2.36%) iSCSI
19 100 (2.24%) NAS
20 87 (1.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 259 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 132 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 60 (1.35%) MySQL
7 28 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.31%) MS Access
12 14 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (0.76%) JIRA
3 13 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.22%) MSI
5 8 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 7 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 6 (0.13%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.090%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.090%) eggPlant
8 4 (0.090%) JMeter
8 4 (0.090%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.090%) Selenium
8 4 (0.090%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (0.090%) SilkTest
8 4 (0.090%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.090%) Subversion
8 4 (0.090%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.090%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.090%) WebDriver
General
1 717 (16.09%) Finance
2 281 (6.31%) Banking
3 247 (5.54%) Retail
4 182 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 175 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 170 (3.82%) Law
7 162 (3.64%) Retail Banking
8 160 (3.59%) Legal
9 82 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 68 (1.53%) Games
11 58 (1.30%) Marketing
12 44 (0.99%) Advertising
13 41 (0.92%) Back Office
14 21 (0.47%) Publishing
15 15 (0.34%) Billing
15 15 (0.34%) Electronics
16 9 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.20%) Local Government
17 8 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 973 (21.84%) Analyst
2 878 (19.71%) Support Engineer
3 780 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 708 (15.89%) IT Support
5 549 (12.32%) Support Analyst
6 475 (10.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 474 (10.64%) IT Engineer
8 409 (9.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 327 (7.34%) Windows Engineer
10 317 (7.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 313 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 264 (5.93%) IT Analyst
13 252 (5.66%) Service Analyst
14 244 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 244 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
15 239 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
16 223 (5.01%) Administrator
17 217 (4.87%) Desktop Support
18 213 (4.78%) IT Support Analyst
19 208 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (2.15%) Web Services
2 51 (1.14%) HTML
3 50 (1.12%) .NET
4 43 (0.97%) CSS
5 38 (0.85%) Software Packaging
6 26 (0.58%) XML
7 25 (0.56%) Middleware
8 23 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 21 (0.47%) LAMP
10 19 (0.43%) .NET Framework
11 17 (0.38%) 802.1X
12 15 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (0.34%) COM
12 15 (0.34%) jQuery
13 14 (0.31%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.31%) SOAP
14 13 (0.29%) HTML5
14 13 (0.29%) Node.js
15 12 (0.27%) Ajax
15 12 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 382 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 313 (7.03%) Data Centre
3 198 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (4.15%) Clustering
5 180 (4.04%) Driving Licence
6 142 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 134 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 108 (2.42%) User Experience
9 107 (2.40%) Replication
10 63 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 62 (1.39%) iPad
12 59 (1.32%) Fat Client
12 59 (1.32%) Thin Client
13 53 (1.19%) iPhone
14 44 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 42 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 39 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
17 38 (0.85%) CMDB
17 38 (0.85%) HP Storage
18 32 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3888 (87.27%) Windows
2 2501 (56.14%) Windows Server
3 1609 (36.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1606 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1402 (31.47%) Windows 7
6 771 (17.31%) Windows 10
7 513 (11.52%) Windows 8
8 502 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 439 (9.85%) Linux
10 230 (5.16%) Windows XP
11 221 (4.96%) Android
12 171 (3.84%) Apple iOS
13 168 (3.77%) Mac OS X
14 92 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 77 (1.73%) Unix
16 70 (1.57%) Mac OS
17 64 (1.44%) Windows Vista
18 42 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
19 38 (0.85%) Ubuntu
20 29 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1211 (27.18%) ITIL
2 324 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 277 (6.22%) Service Management
4 257 (5.77%) Asset Management
5 245 (5.50%) Migration
6 226 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 214 (4.80%) Change Management
8 208 (4.67%) Mentoring
9 197 (4.42%) Problem Management
10 191 (4.29%) Wealth Management
11 189 (4.24%) Project Management
12 139 (3.12%) ITIL V3
13 133 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 115 (2.58%) Incident Management
15 108 (2.42%) High Availability
15 108 (2.42%) Mobile Device Management
16 106 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
17 105 (2.36%) Information Security
18 100 (2.24%) Presales
18 100 (2.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 695 (15.60%) SQL
2 630 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 64 (1.44%) VBScript
4 62 (1.39%) C#
5 60 (1.35%) VB
6 47 (1.05%) C
7 41 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 27 (0.61%) VBA
9 26 (0.58%) Java
10 23 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 22 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.40%) PHP
12 18 (0.40%) Python
13 16 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.22%) Perl
15 9 (0.20%) AWK
15 9 (0.20%) sed
15 9 (0.20%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.090%) C++
16 4 (0.090%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 916 (20.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 605 (13.58%) MCSE
3 398 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 358 (8.04%) Degree
5 340 (7.63%) CCNA
6 299 (6.71%) MCSA
7 260 (5.84%) MCP
8 222 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 205 (4.60%) MCITP
10 170 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
11 140 (3.14%) CCA
12 114 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
13 81 (1.82%) CCNP
14 79 (1.77%) Security Cleared
15 76 (1.71%) MCTS
16 67 (1.50%) MCDST
17 61 (1.37%) SC Cleared
18 54 (1.21%) A+ Certification
19 48 (1.08%) DBS Check
20 28 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (8.64%) SLA
2 107 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (0.29%) BS25999
6 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.22%) QA
7 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.16%) COBIT
9 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.13%) PMO
11 4 (0.090%) GDPR
11 4 (0.090%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.045%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.022%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3472 (77.93%) Active Directory
2 1386 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1047 (23.50%) Hyper-V
4 599 (13.45%) XenApp
5 386 (8.66%) vSphere
6 385 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
7 353 (7.92%) XenDesktop
8 169 (3.79%) Terminal Services
9 102 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
10 90 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
11 72 (1.62%) XenServer
12 62 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
13 53 (1.19%) DFS Replication
14 43 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
15 41 (0.92%) VirtualBox
16 40 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 34 (0.76%) VMware Server
18 30 (0.67%) Terminal Server
19 24 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
20 20 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 678 (15.22%) SCCM
2 272 (6.11%) Backup Exec
3 225 (5.05%) WSUS
4 170 (3.82%) SCOM
5 148 (3.32%) AirWatch
6 140 (3.14%) vCenter Server
7 101 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 73 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 70 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 48 (1.08%) NetBackup
11 46 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
12 45 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 40 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 35 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 32 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
15 32 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
15 32 (0.72%) SCSM
16 27 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
17 26 (0.58%) XenMobile
18 23 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3177 (71.31%) Microsoft
2 2448 (54.95%) VMware
3 1271 (28.53%) Citrix
4 1197 (26.87%) Cisco
5 560 (12.57%) HP
6 320 (7.18%) NetApp
7 281 (6.31%) Dell
8 277 (6.22%) Veeam
9 271 (6.08%) Symantec
10 257 (5.77%) Apple
11 174 (3.91%) McAfee
12 139 (3.12%) EMC
13 132 (2.96%) Avaya
14 126 (2.83%) ServiceNow
15 123 (2.76%) SonicWALL
16 115 (2.58%) CheckPoint
17 112 (2.51%) AppSense
18 108 (2.42%) Juniper
19 91 (2.04%) Oracle
20 88 (1.98%) IBM