Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 137 117
Rank change year-on-year -39 -20 -22
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 3,224 4,424 5,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 2.54% 2.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.92% 14.16% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,892 3,791 4,680
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% -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 27,056 31,245 34,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.42% 17.91% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21,689 25,186 29,481
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,972 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.93% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -36 3,039 £35,000 - 457
UK excluding London -39 1,842 £32,500 +1.56% 327
London -43 1,311 £40,000 -5.88% 148
South East -75 505 £32,500 +4.84% 78
North of England -38 484 £28,500 -5.00% 91
Midlands +21 318 £32,500 +8.33% 68
East of England -15 259 £35,000 - 35
North West -27 257 £25,000 -13.79% 50
West Midlands +25 210 £33,682 +12.27% 35
Yorkshire -26 203 £32,500 - 34
South West -10 179 £33,500 +3.08% 36
East Midlands -12 108 £31,000 -5.84% 33
Wales +9 57 £36,000 +26.32% 7
Scotland -68 26 £38,500 -3.75% 8
North East -32 24 £23,500 -27.69% 7
Northern Ireland +30 21 £21,000 -30.58% 2
Channel Islands -4 7 £29,500 -9.23% 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2,676 (83.00%) Windows
2 2,623 (81.36%) Active Directory
3 2,311 (71.68%) Microsoft
4 1,826 (56.64%) Windows Server
5 1,637 (50.78%) VMware
6 1,606 (49.81%) Office 365
7 1,064 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1,040 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 938 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 937 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 852 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 852 (26.43%) Microsoft Office
12 843 (26.15%) Firewall
13 814 (25.25%) DNS
14 762 (23.64%) ITIL
15 759 (23.54%) Hyper-V
16 743 (23.05%) Citrix
17 713 (22.12%) Windows 7
18 702 (21.77%) DHCP
19 695 (21.56%) Windows 10
20 646 (20.04%) Cisco
21 642 (19.91%) Exchange Server 2013
22 570 (17.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 563 (17.46%) PowerShell
24 549 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
25 514 (15.94%) TCP/IP
26 504 (15.63%) SCCM
27 497 (15.42%) SQL Server
28 488 (15.14%) WAN
29 482 (14.95%) LAN

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 1,040 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 642 (19.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 371 (11.51%) SharePoint
4 317 (9.83%) Skype for Business
5 249 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 190 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 124 (3.85%) IIS
8 86 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 45 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 35 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 26 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (0.53%) Apache
13 14 (0.43%) Confluence
13 14 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.31%) IBM Domino
14 10 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.28%) CMS
16 7 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 7 (0.22%) nginx
17 5 (0.16%) Site Server
Applications
1 852 (26.43%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.093%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.031%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.031%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.74%) Concordance
2 24 (0.74%) Relativity
3 11 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (0.31%) ReMetrica
5 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.28%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) Ringtail
7 5 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.062%) assyst
9 2 (0.062%) Maximo
9 2 (0.062%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.031%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.031%) Magento
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,606 (49.81%) Office 365
2 852 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 304 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 113 (3.50%) Mimecast
5 77 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 76 (2.36%) IaaS
7 59 (1.83%) PaaS
8 58 (1.80%) SaaS
9 41 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 38 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 22 (0.68%) G Suite
13 13 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.40%) Serverless
14 12 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.31%) Dropbox
16 9 (0.28%) Slack
16 9 (0.28%) Yammer
17 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 843 (26.15%) Firewall
2 814 (25.25%) DNS
3 702 (21.77%) DHCP
4 514 (15.94%) TCP/IP
5 488 (15.14%) WAN
6 482 (14.95%) LAN
6 482 (14.95%) SAN
7 353 (10.95%) VPN
8 281 (8.72%) Skype
9 211 (6.54%) VoIP
10 169 (5.24%) VLAN
11 144 (4.47%) Remote Desktop
12 142 (4.40%) Internet
13 130 (4.03%) Wireless
14 107 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
15 104 (3.23%) Unified Communications
16 97 (3.01%) Network Security
17 85 (2.64%) NAS
18 63 (1.95%) IPsec
19 56 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 100 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (1.21%) MySQL
5 38 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 27 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.40%) Big Data
11 13 (0.40%) Power BI
12 11 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
12 11 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.19%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.16%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (1.61%) JIRA
2 20 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.28%) Redmine
5 9 (0.28%) Trac
6 5 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.12%) Ant
7 4 (0.12%) Hudson
8 3 (0.093%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.062%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.031%) AppScan
10 1 (0.031%) Vagrant
General
1 480 (14.89%) Finance
2 124 (3.85%) Legal
2 124 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 123 (3.82%) Banking
4 122 (3.78%) Retail
5 97 (3.01%) Law
6 36 (1.12%) Back Office
7 35 (1.09%) Advertising
8 30 (0.93%) Marketing
9 29 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.62%) Games
12 19 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.53%) Publishing
14 16 (0.50%) Front Office
15 13 (0.40%) Billing
15 13 (0.40%) French Language
16 9 (0.28%) Electronics
17 7 (0.22%) Local Government
17 7 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 691 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 609 (18.89%) Analyst
3 478 (14.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 407 (12.62%) IT Support
5 339 (10.51%) IT Engineer
6 326 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 305 (9.46%) Support Analyst
8 264 (8.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 240 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 210 (6.51%) Desktop Support
11 202 (6.27%) Service Analyst
12 197 (6.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 197 (6.11%) Consultant
13 194 (6.02%) IT Analyst
14 190 (5.89%) IT Support Engineer
15 188 (5.83%) Administrator
16 177 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
17 158 (4.90%) Exchange Engineer
18 154 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 153 (4.75%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.49%) Web Services
2 30 (0.93%) LDAP
3 29 (0.90%) .NET
4 14 (0.43%) HTML
5 13 (0.40%) Middleware
6 10 (0.31%) 802.1X
6 10 (0.31%) WSH
6 10 (0.31%) X-Windows
7 9 (0.28%) COM
7 9 (0.28%) CSS
7 9 (0.28%) Flash
8 8 (0.25%) XML
9 7 (0.22%) JSON
10 5 (0.16%) Ajax
10 5 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.16%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.16%) WAP
11 3 (0.093%) EDI
11 3 (0.093%) MAPI
11 3 (0.093%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 317 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 180 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
3 141 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 133 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 126 (3.91%) Driving Licence
6 96 (2.98%) Clustering
7 93 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 87 (2.70%) Hedge funds
9 70 (2.17%) iPhone
9 70 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 59 (1.83%) PKI
11 54 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
12 47 (1.46%) Replication
13 38 (1.18%) iPad
14 37 (1.15%) Fat Client
14 37 (1.15%) Thin Client
15 34 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 31 (0.96%) Smartphone
17 27 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2,676 (83.00%) Windows
2 1,826 (56.64%) Windows Server
3 938 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 937 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 713 (22.12%) Windows 7
6 695 (21.56%) Windows 10
7 334 (10.36%) Linux
8 222 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 219 (6.79%) Windows 8
10 129 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 113 (3.50%) Mac OS X
12 94 (2.92%) Android
13 73 (2.26%) Apple iOS
14 60 (1.86%) Mac OS
15 41 (1.27%) Ubuntu
16 39 (1.21%) Windows Vista
17 33 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (0.87%) CentOS
19 27 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
20 16 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (23.64%) ITIL
2 570 (17.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 407 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
4 260 (8.06%) Migration
5 254 (7.88%) Project Management
6 238 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 190 (5.89%) Service Delivery
8 175 (5.43%) Service Management
9 133 (4.13%) Incident Management
10 132 (4.09%) Presales
11 128 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (3.69%) ITIL V3
13 114 (3.54%) PRINCE2
14 105 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 104 (3.23%) Business Continuity
15 104 (3.23%) Problem Management
16 102 (3.16%) Patch Management
17 101 (3.13%) Mentoring
18 98 (3.04%) CRM
18 98 (3.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 563 (17.46%) PowerShell
2 467 (14.49%) SQL
3 44 (1.36%) Python
4 34 (1.05%) VBScript
5 29 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 28 (0.87%) Perl
7 26 (0.81%) C
8 24 (0.74%) PHP
9 18 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 17 (0.53%) C++
11 16 (0.50%) VB
12 9 (0.28%) C#
12 9 (0.28%) Ruby
13 4 (0.12%) Java
13 4 (0.12%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.12%) VBA
14 1 (0.031%) Korn
14 1 (0.031%) sed
14 1 (0.031%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.031%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 549 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 336 (10.42%) MCSE
3 223 (6.92%) Degree
4 209 (6.48%) MCSA
5 204 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (6.05%) CCNA
7 154 (4.78%) MCP
8 126 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 101 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 86 (2.67%) MCITP
11 85 (2.64%) SC Cleared
12 84 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 50 (1.55%) CCNP
15 40 (1.24%) DBS Check
16 34 (1.05%) A+ Certification
17 30 (0.93%) MCDST
18 26 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
18 26 (0.81%) DV Cleared
19 25 (0.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (8.16%) SLA
2 58 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (0.84%) GDPR
4 24 (0.74%) PMO
5 13 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.34%) COBIT
7 11 (0.34%) QA
8 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.22%) GAMP
9 7 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.093%) DICOM
11 3 (0.093%) HL7
12 2 (0.062%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,623 (81.36%) Active Directory
2 1,064 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 759 (23.54%) Hyper-V
4 304 (9.43%) XenApp
5 228 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
6 201 (6.23%) vSphere
7 175 (5.43%) XenDesktop
8 73 (2.26%) Terminal Services
9 59 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 48 (1.49%) XenServer
12 42 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
14 27 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
15 26 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 26 (0.81%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
17 18 (0.56%) VMware Server
18 15 (0.47%) Firmware
19 14 (0.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 504 (15.63%) SCCM
2 152 (4.71%) SCOM
3 111 (3.44%) Backup Exec
4 72 (2.23%) WSUS
5 49 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 46 (1.43%) vCenter Server
7 45 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 43 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 33 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 28 (0.87%) NetBackup
11 27 (0.84%) AirWatch
11 27 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
13 25 (0.78%) Ansible
13 25 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
13 25 (0.78%) FortiGate
13 25 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
13 25 (0.78%) vRealize
14 23 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,311 (71.68%) Microsoft
2 1,637 (50.78%) VMware
3 743 (23.05%) Citrix
4 646 (20.04%) Cisco
5 343 (10.64%) HP
6 202 (6.27%) Apple
7 188 (5.83%) NetApp
8 178 (5.52%) Dell
9 176 (5.46%) Veeam
10 130 (4.03%) Symantec
11 95 (2.95%) McAfee
12 93 (2.88%) Sophos
13 92 (2.85%) Google
14 87 (2.70%) Avaya
14 87 (2.70%) EMC
15 76 (2.36%) Mitel
16 73 (2.26%) SonicWALL
17 68 (2.11%) Meraki
18 65 (2.02%) SolarWinds
19 60 (1.86%) Ivanti