Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 174 128
Rank change year-on-year -11 -46 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 2,754 3,400 4,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.95% 2.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.68% 11.72% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,997 3,870
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,484
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.53% -4.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,850 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% +3.17% -3.08%

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 21,713 29,014 31,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 16.63% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,092 23,387 25,559
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,666 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -13 2,552 £35,000 - 103
UK excluding London +12 1,857 £33,000 +1.54% 80
London -46 805 £38,500 -9.41% 26
North of England +16 468 £33,189 +10.63% 30
South East -11 456 £34,000 +4.62% 19
Midlands +5 292 £30,150 -7.23% 13
South West +83 287 £40,000 +33.33% 6
North West +46 257 £32,500 +18.18% 18
East of England +40 230 £36,000 +2.86% 9
West Midlands -6 193 £30,000 - 8
Yorkshire -7 188 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +20 99 £34,000 -2.86% 5
Scotland -13 53 £29,000 -14.71% 3
Wales 0 36 £37,000 +23.33%
Northern Ireland -21 30 £23,000 -6.12%
North East +7 23 £32,845 +26.33% 3
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2,272 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 2,240 (81.34%) Windows
3 2,051 (74.47%) Microsoft
4 1,448 (52.58%) Windows Server
5 1,373 (49.85%) VMware
6 1,337 (48.55%) Office 365
7 819 (29.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 783 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 772 (28.03%) Cisco
10 771 (28.00%) Hyper-V
11 747 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 733 (26.62%) Firewall
13 721 (26.18%) Microsoft Office
14 716 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 712 (25.85%) DNS
16 705 (25.60%) ITIL
17 700 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 666 (24.18%) Windows 10
19 623 (22.62%) DHCP
20 599 (21.75%) Citrix
20 599 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 548 (19.90%) Windows 7
22 513 (18.63%) WAN
23 498 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
24 488 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
25 481 (17.47%) SQL Server
26 475 (17.25%) LAN
27 458 (16.63%) PowerShell
28 417 (15.14%) TCP/IP
29 390 (14.16%) SAN

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
1 783 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 488 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 265 (9.62%) Skype for Business
4 259 (9.40%) SharePoint
5 176 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 123 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 121 (4.39%) IIS
8 58 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (0.87%) Apache
11 13 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.36%) CMS
12 10 (0.36%) SAS
13 9 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.29%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.25%) WordPress
16 6 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 721 (26.18%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 77 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.073%) Revit
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.036%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.54%) Sage X3
3 8 (0.29%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 7 (0.25%) Exchequer
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Line 50
6 4 (0.15%) Line 500
6 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.073%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.073%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.036%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,337 (48.55%) Office 365
2 700 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 88 (3.20%) Mimecast
6 79 (2.87%) IaaS
7 61 (2.21%) PaaS
8 43 (1.56%) SaaS
9 42 (1.53%) OneDrive
10 20 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (0.58%) SoftLayer
12 14 (0.51%) Dropbox
13 12 (0.44%) OpenDNS
14 10 (0.36%) Power Platform
15 8 (0.29%) G Suite
15 8 (0.29%) Yammer
16 7 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 733 (26.62%) Firewall
2 712 (25.85%) DNS
3 623 (22.62%) DHCP
4 513 (18.63%) WAN
5 475 (17.25%) LAN
6 417 (15.14%) TCP/IP
7 390 (14.16%) SAN
8 369 (13.40%) VPN
9 275 (9.99%) Skype
10 251 (9.11%) VoIP
11 193 (7.01%) VLAN
12 178 (6.46%) Wireless
13 121 (4.39%) Internet
14 100 (3.63%) Network Security
14 100 (3.63%) Unified Communications
15 93 (3.38%) NAS
16 74 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
17 62 (2.25%) MPLS
18 61 (2.21%) WLAN
19 60 (2.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 31 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (0.54%) MySQL
9 10 (0.36%) Power BI
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.22%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.15%) Big Data
13 4 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 22 (0.80%) JIRA
2 20 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.40%) Subversion
5 4 (0.15%) Bower
5 4 (0.15%) Grunt
5 4 (0.15%) gulp
5 4 (0.15%) Hudson
5 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.11%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.073%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.036%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.036%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.036%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 312 (11.33%) Finance
2 103 (3.74%) Legal
3 90 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.01%) Law
5 73 (2.65%) Retail
6 62 (2.25%) Banking
7 57 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.23%) Advertising
9 28 (1.02%) Marketing
10 20 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.58%) Publishing
12 15 (0.54%) Electronics
13 11 (0.40%) Games
14 10 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) Military
16 5 (0.18%) German Language
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
17 4 (0.15%) Back Office
17 4 (0.15%) French Language
18 2 (0.073%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 584 (21.21%) Analyst
2 519 (18.85%) Support Engineer
3 508 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 378 (13.73%) IT Support
5 332 (12.06%) IT Engineer
6 277 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 256 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 244 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 222 (8.06%) IT Analyst
10 188 (6.83%) IT Support Engineer
11 175 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 157 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 151 (5.48%) Service Analyst
13 151 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
14 140 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
15 139 (5.05%) Technical Support
16 128 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 123 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 119 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 118 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.56%) LDAP
2 42 (1.53%) .NET
3 27 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 22 (0.80%) CSS
4 22 (0.80%) HTML
5 20 (0.73%) Web Services
6 17 (0.62%) XML
7 15 (0.54%) JSON
8 11 (0.40%) Middleware
9 7 (0.25%) CSS3
9 7 (0.25%) HTML5
9 7 (0.25%) Sass
9 7 (0.25%) XSLT
10 6 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.18%) Node.js
11 5 (0.18%) RESTful
11 5 (0.18%) Spring
12 4 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 246 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 178 (6.46%) Self-Motivation
3 135 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (4.68%) Driving Licence
5 102 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 94 (3.41%) Blackberry
7 69 (2.51%) iPhone
7 69 (2.51%) Replication
8 62 (2.25%) PKI
9 57 (2.07%) Clustering
10 53 (1.92%) iPad
11 52 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
12 43 (1.56%) Hedge funds
13 35 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 27 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 23 (0.84%) Smartphone
16 22 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
17 20 (0.73%) User Experience
18 18 (0.65%) Private Cloud
19 17 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2,240 (81.34%) Windows
2 1,448 (52.58%) Windows Server
3 747 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 716 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 666 (24.18%) Windows 10
6 548 (19.90%) Windows 7
7 285 (10.35%) Linux
8 201 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 199 (7.23%) Windows 8
10 92 (3.34%) Windows XP
11 84 (3.05%) Android
12 71 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 53 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 38 (1.38%) Unix
15 33 (1.20%) Mac OS
16 28 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.69%) CentOS
18 14 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
20 12 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (25.60%) ITIL
2 599 (21.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 371 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
4 220 (7.99%) Migration
5 218 (7.92%) Service Delivery
6 210 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 144 (5.23%) Mentoring
8 127 (4.61%) Project Management
9 123 (4.47%) Service Management
10 107 (3.89%) Incident Management
11 106 (3.85%) Presales
12 100 (3.63%) Data Protection
13 91 (3.30%) Patch Management
14 90 (3.27%) Time Management
15 85 (3.09%) Change Management
16 81 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (2.94%) ITIL V3
17 80 (2.90%) Problem Management
18 77 (2.80%) Information Security
19 76 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 458 (16.63%) PowerShell
2 325 (11.80%) SQL
3 43 (1.56%) C
4 42 (1.53%) Python
5 34 (1.23%) Perl
6 26 (0.94%) C#
6 26 (0.94%) VBScript
7 23 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 23 (0.84%) Java
8 14 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.44%) VB
10 8 (0.29%) VBA
11 7 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.22%) C++
13 4 (0.15%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.11%) PHP
14 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.036%) Ruby
15 1 (0.036%) VB6
Qualifications
1 498 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 249 (9.04%) MCSE
3 214 (7.77%) MCSA
4 195 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (6.79%) MCP
6 183 (6.64%) CCNA
7 152 (5.52%) Degree
8 111 (4.03%) MCITP
9 109 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 107 (3.89%) Security Cleared
11 56 (2.03%) A+ Certification
12 54 (1.96%) CCNP
13 51 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (1.78%) SC Cleared
15 46 (1.67%) MCDST
16 45 (1.63%) DV Cleared
17 43 (1.56%) DBS Check
18 36 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
19 33 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 28 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (8.93%) SLA
2 84 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.34%) GDPR
4 31 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.84%) COBIT
7 16 (0.58%) QA
8 14 (0.51%) PMO
9 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.073%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.036%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,272 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 819 (29.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 771 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 241 (8.75%) XenApp
5 212 (7.70%) vSphere
6 167 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 116 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 85 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
9 48 (1.74%) Terminal Services
10 42 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 35 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 34 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
13 31 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
14 24 (0.87%) VMware NSX
15 21 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
17 13 (0.47%) Xen
18 12 (0.44%) Firmware
19 9 (0.33%) NFS
20 8 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 378 (13.73%) SCCM
2 128 (4.65%) SCOM
3 96 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 72 (2.61%) WSUS
5 69 (2.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 51 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (1.34%) ServiceCenter
8 35 (1.27%) vCenter Server
9 26 (0.94%) Ansible
10 19 (0.69%) Nagios
10 19 (0.69%) SCVMM
10 19 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.65%) Puppet
12 16 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (0.51%) FortiGate
14 14 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (0.47%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,051 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 1,373 (49.85%) VMware
3 772 (28.03%) Cisco
4 599 (21.75%) Citrix
5 318 (11.55%) HP
6 243 (8.82%) Dell
7 186 (6.75%) Veeam
8 180 (6.54%) Apple
9 153 (5.56%) NetApp
10 124 (4.50%) Avaya
11 99 (3.59%) EMC
11 99 (3.59%) SonicWALL
12 85 (3.09%) Symantec
13 77 (2.80%) Meraki
14 68 (2.47%) Remedy
15 52 (1.89%) Mitel
16 48 (1.74%) Juniper
17 45 (1.63%) WatchGuard
18 44 (1.60%) McAfee
19 41 (1.49%) Sophos