Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 183 173
Rank change year-on-year -74 -10 -33
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 604 2,777 3,345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.98% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 13.34% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 566 2,476 3,121
Median annual salary £40,000 £34,114 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.25% -6.54% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,375 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,750 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.36% +1.54% +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 7,070 20,820 27,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 14.84% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,747 16,450 22,348
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +4.82%

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 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for MS Exchange in the UK

MS Exchange
Top 16 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 21 September 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 -81 561 £40,000 +14.29% 136
UK excluding London -63 381 £36,750 +11.36% 111
London -27 206 £52,500 +40.00% 33
South East -29 109 £43,750 +30.60% 30
North of England -25 106 £35,000 +7.69% 38
North West -7 59 £38,750 +20.16% 22
Work from Home +42 51 £40,000 -17.95% 2
Midlands -46 48 £37,500 +24.38% 23
East of England +7 47 £38,750 +12.32% 5
West Midlands -32 43 £34,500 +15.00% 14
South West -40 43 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Yorkshire +30 26 £36,000 +10.77% 10
North East +30 21 £32,000 -13.56% 6
Scotland +87 19 £32,500 +4.00% 4
Wales +19 9 £37,750 +11.03% 4
East Midlands -2 5 £57,500 +53.33% 9

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 504 (83.44%) Windows
2 488 (80.79%) Microsoft
3 447 (74.01%) Active Directory
4 436 (72.19%) Office 365
5 342 (56.62%) Windows Server
6 313 (51.82%) VMware
7 271 (44.87%) Azure
8 225 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 169 (27.98%) Windows 10
10 167 (27.65%) DNS
11 166 (27.48%) Firewall
12 157 (25.99%) Hyper-V
13 156 (25.83%) Citrix
14 151 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 148 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 148 (24.50%) DHCP
16 146 (24.17%) Windows Server 2016
17 144 (23.84%) Cisco
18 138 (22.85%) Microsoft Office
19 130 (21.52%) ITIL
20 129 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 125 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
22 117 (19.37%) PowerShell
23 115 (19.04%) Exchange Server 2013
24 100 (16.56%) TCP/IP
24 100 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
25 95 (15.73%) VPN
26 92 (15.23%) Windows 7
27 91 (15.07%) SCCM
28 90 (14.90%) 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
1 148 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 115 (19.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 85 (14.07%) SharePoint
4 43 (7.12%) Skype for Business
5 24 (3.97%) IIS
6 14 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.16%) Confluence
11 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.66%) JBoss
12 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.17%) Apache
13 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 138 (22.85%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.17%) Faxination
2 1 (0.17%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 436 (72.19%) Office 365
2 271 (44.87%) Azure
3 76 (12.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 68 (11.26%) AWS
5 30 (4.97%) IaaS
6 19 (3.15%) OneDrive
7 13 (2.15%) PaaS
8 11 (1.82%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.49%) Yammer
10 7 (1.16%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.66%) SaaS
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CodeBuild
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 167 (27.65%) DNS
2 166 (27.48%) Firewall
3 148 (24.50%) DHCP
4 100 (16.56%) TCP/IP
5 95 (15.73%) VPN
6 90 (14.90%) WAN
7 86 (14.24%) LAN
8 72 (11.92%) SAN
9 60 (9.93%) VoIP
10 53 (8.77%) Skype
11 48 (7.95%) NetScaler
12 35 (5.79%) VLAN
13 27 (4.47%) Remote Desktop
14 26 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (3.81%) Unified Communications
16 21 (3.48%) iSCSI
17 20 (3.31%) Wireless
18 18 (2.98%) Internet
18 18 (2.98%) Network Security
19 14 (2.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.33%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.33%) MySQL
9 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.33%) Redis
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Bitbucket
1 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Redmine
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 67 (11.09%) Finance
2 29 (4.80%) Public Sector
3 20 (3.31%) Law
4 19 (3.15%) Banking
5 18 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.48%) Legal
8 14 (2.32%) Marketing
9 10 (1.66%) Electronics
9 10 (1.66%) Retail
10 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.99%) Advertising
13 4 (0.66%) Billing
14 2 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (17.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 104 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 103 (17.05%) Analyst
4 71 (11.75%) IT Engineer
5 69 (11.42%) IT Support
6 65 (10.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 54 (8.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 52 (8.61%) Consultant
9 43 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (6.62%) Support Analyst
11 38 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
12 32 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
13 31 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 29 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 29 (4.80%) Azure Engineer
15 27 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support
16 26 (4.30%) Server Engineer
16 26 (4.30%) Service Analyst
17 25 (4.14%) IT Analyst
18 21 (3.48%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.98%) LDAP
2 5 (0.83%) Web Services
3 4 (0.66%) Middleware
4 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.17%) .NET
5 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.17%) HTML
5 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.17%) Lucene
5 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.17%) Node.js
5 1 (0.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.98%) Clustering
5 17 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.15%) Driving Licence
7 12 (1.99%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.99%) Thin Client
8 11 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.82%) PKI
8 11 (1.82%) Replication
9 10 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.49%) Blog
11 8 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.32%) User Experience
12 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.99%) iPhone
14 4 (0.66%) iPad
14 4 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 504 (83.44%) Windows
2 342 (56.62%) Windows Server
3 169 (27.98%) Windows 10
4 151 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 146 (24.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 125 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (15.23%) Windows 7
8 66 (10.93%) Windows Server 2019
9 52 (8.61%) Linux
10 38 (6.29%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (2.81%) Android
13 16 (2.65%) CentOS
14 6 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.99%) Unix
15 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (21.52%) ITIL
2 129 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 74 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (11.26%) Migration
5 50 (8.28%) Service Delivery
6 42 (6.95%) Project Management
7 41 (6.79%) Incident Management
8 36 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (5.46%) Problem Management
10 28 (4.64%) Change Management
10 28 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (4.47%) Line Management
12 26 (4.30%) Project Delivery
13 22 (3.64%) Presales
14 20 (3.31%) Server Management
15 19 (3.15%) Mentoring
16 17 (2.81%) Business Continuity
16 17 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (2.65%) Coaching
17 16 (2.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (19.37%) PowerShell
2 60 (9.93%) SQL
3 7 (1.16%) C
4 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.66%) Perl
5 4 (0.66%) VBScript
6 3 (0.50%) C++
6 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.33%) Java
7 2 (0.33%) PHP
7 2 (0.33%) Python
8 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.17%) C-shell
8 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (7.78%) MCSE
3 42 (6.95%) MCSA
4 38 (6.29%) MCP
5 34 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (4.64%) Degree
7 27 (4.47%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.31%) CCNA
9 11 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.66%) A+ Certification
11 9 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.32%) MCITP
13 6 (0.99%) MCDST
14 5 (0.83%) CCENT
14 5 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.83%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.60%) SLA
2 13 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.66%) BS25999
3 10 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (1.16%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 447 (74.01%) Active Directory
2 225 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (25.99%) Hyper-V
4 64 (10.60%) vSphere
5 55 (9.11%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (8.94%) XenApp
7 42 (6.95%) XenDesktop
8 27 (4.47%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (2.48%) BitLocker
11 14 (2.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 13 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.66%) NFS
13 10 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.99%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.83%) Docker
15 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.83%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 91 (15.07%) SCCM
2 56 (9.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (5.79%) Backup Exec
4 23 (3.81%) WSUS
5 19 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (2.98%) SCOM
7 10 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.16%) Terraform
11 6 (0.99%) Ansible
11 6 (0.99%) Puppet
11 6 (0.99%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.66%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 488 (80.79%) Microsoft
2 313 (51.82%) VMware
3 156 (25.83%) Citrix
4 144 (23.84%) Cisco
5 52 (8.61%) Veeam
6 49 (8.11%) HP
7 42 (6.95%) Sophos
8 36 (5.96%) Dell
9 22 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.98%) Apple
10 18 (2.98%) NetApp
10 18 (2.98%) Symantec
11 17 (2.81%) MobileIron
12 15 (2.48%) EMC
13 14 (2.32%) SAP
14 13 (2.15%) Avaya
14 13 (2.15%) Juniper
14 13 (2.15%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.82%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.66%) Adobe