Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 189 174
Rank change year-on-year -40 -15 -43
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 1,125 2,830 3,463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.92% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.14% 12.77% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 2,548 3,131
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +3.17%

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 11,100 22,167 29,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.25% 15.06% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8,834 17,499 23,712
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 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 -46 1,057 £40,000 +14.29% 94
UK excluding London -32 727 £35,000 +4.48% 72
London -28 370 £50,000 +29.87% 24
South East +1 211 £38,500 +13.24% 15
North of England -6 188 £35,000 +5.76% 26
Midlands +8 147 £32,500 +4.84% 9
West Midlands +39 122 £31,250 +4.17% 4
North West -9 101 £40,000 +23.08% 13
East of England -14 78 £34,500 -1.43% 5
South West -69 62 £33,000 -15.38% 15
Yorkshire +7 59 £35,000 +1.45% 10
Work from Home +15 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North East +29 28 £32,500 -6.73% 3
East Midlands -4 23 £31,750 -15.33% 5
Wales +7 21 £38,000 +2.70%
Scotland +50 19 £28,000 -2.61% 1
Northern Ireland -6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 948 (84.27%) Windows
2 851 (75.64%) Active Directory
3 840 (74.67%) Microsoft
4 749 (66.58%) Office 365
5 636 (56.53%) Windows Server
6 602 (53.51%) VMware
7 407 (36.18%) Azure
8 400 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 337 (29.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 310 (27.56%) DNS
11 303 (26.93%) Citrix
12 292 (25.96%) Windows 10
13 275 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 275 (24.44%) DHCP
14 272 (24.18%) Hyper-V
15 259 (23.02%) Firewall
16 247 (21.96%) Microsoft Office
17 244 (21.69%) ITIL
18 237 (21.07%) Windows Server 2016
19 231 (20.53%) PowerShell
20 221 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
21 219 (19.47%) Cisco
22 213 (18.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 200 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
24 198 (17.60%) TCP/IP
25 190 (16.89%) SQL Server
26 186 (16.53%) Windows Server 2008
27 185 (16.44%) Windows 7
28 172 (15.29%) LAN
29 167 (14.84%) SharePoint

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
1 337 (29.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 221 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 167 (14.84%) SharePoint
4 60 (5.33%) Skype for Business
5 56 (4.98%) IIS
6 40 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.53%) JBoss
10 6 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.44%) Apache
12 4 (0.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.089%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.089%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.089%) nginx
Applications
1 247 (21.96%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Eikon
3 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.089%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 749 (66.58%) Office 365
2 407 (36.18%) Azure
3 114 (10.13%) AWS
4 94 (8.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (4.00%) Mimecast
6 32 (2.84%) IaaS
7 25 (2.22%) OneDrive
8 16 (1.42%) PaaS
9 12 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.71%) SaaS
10 8 (0.71%) Yammer
11 6 (0.53%) GCP
12 5 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.44%) AWS CodeBuild
12 5 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (0.44%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.36%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 310 (27.56%) DNS
2 275 (24.44%) DHCP
3 259 (23.02%) Firewall
4 198 (17.60%) TCP/IP
5 172 (15.29%) LAN
6 158 (14.04%) WAN
7 147 (13.07%) VPN
8 125 (11.11%) SAN
9 109 (9.69%) VoIP
10 75 (6.67%) Skype
11 59 (5.24%) VLAN
12 48 (4.27%) Internet
12 48 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
13 39 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
13 39 (3.47%) Wireless
14 35 (3.11%) NetScaler
15 30 (2.67%) iSCSI
16 18 (1.60%) NAS
17 17 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (1.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 26 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2017
6 11 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.53%) MySQL
8 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.44%) Redis
10 4 (0.36%) MS Access
10 4 (0.36%) Power BI
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.089%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (0.98%) JIRA
2 6 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.089%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.089%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.089%) Redmine
5 1 (0.089%) Subversion
General
1 136 (12.09%) Finance
2 50 (4.44%) Law
3 43 (3.82%) Legal
4 35 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.11%) Retail
5 21 (1.87%) Banking
6 17 (1.51%) Advertising
7 12 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.98%) Marketing
9 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.62%) Back Office
11 6 (0.53%) Local Government
12 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.089%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.089%) French Language
Job Titles
1 218 (19.38%) Analyst
2 190 (16.89%) Support Engineer
3 172 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 169 (15.02%) IT Support
5 146 (12.98%) IT Engineer
6 101 (8.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 99 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 95 (8.44%) Support Analyst
9 87 (7.73%) IT Support Engineer
10 71 (6.31%) Consultant
11 69 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
12 64 (5.69%) IT Analyst
13 63 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 55 (4.89%) Administrator
15 49 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 49 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
15 49 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
16 48 (4.27%) Infrastructure Support
17 47 (4.18%) Service Analyst
18 42 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.78%) Web Services
2 14 (1.24%) LDAP
3 12 (1.07%) Middleware
3 12 (1.07%) WSH
4 5 (0.44%) SAML
5 3 (0.27%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.089%) .NET
7 1 (0.089%) COM
7 1 (0.089%) CSS
7 1 (0.089%) JSP
7 1 (0.089%) LAMP
7 1 (0.089%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.089%) Lucene
7 1 (0.089%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.089%) Node.js
7 1 (0.089%) XAMPP
7 1 (0.089%) XML
7 1 (0.089%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 78 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 37 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.02%) Clustering
7 24 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 23 (2.04%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.69%) iPad
10 18 (1.60%) Replication
11 17 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (1.24%) iPhone
13 13 (1.16%) EMC VNX
13 13 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.98%) Fat Client
15 11 (0.98%) Thin Client
16 10 (0.89%) PKI
17 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 948 (84.27%) Windows
2 636 (56.53%) Windows Server
3 292 (25.96%) Windows 10
4 275 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 237 (21.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 186 (16.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 185 (16.44%) Windows 7
8 81 (7.20%) Linux
8 81 (7.20%) Windows Server 2019
9 69 (6.13%) Windows 8
10 51 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (2.84%) Android
12 18 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.42%) CentOS
14 15 (1.33%) Unix
15 12 (1.07%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.98%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.53%) HPUX
18 6 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (21.69%) ITIL
2 213 (18.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 200 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (8.62%) Migration
5 69 (6.13%) Problem Management
5 69 (6.13%) Project Management
6 64 (5.69%) Change Management
7 60 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 58 (5.16%) Incident Management
9 54 (4.80%) Server Management
10 53 (4.71%) Line Management
11 48 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.18%) Service Delivery
13 42 (3.73%) Service Management
14 41 (3.64%) Presales
14 41 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
15 39 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
16 36 (3.20%) Project Delivery
17 35 (3.11%) ITSM
17 35 (3.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (20.53%) PowerShell
2 131 (11.64%) SQL
3 15 (1.33%) Python
3 15 (1.33%) VBScript
4 11 (0.98%) Ruby
5 9 (0.80%) C
5 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.53%) Perl
7 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.27%) PHP
9 2 (0.18%) C++
9 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.089%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.089%) C#
10 1 (0.089%) C-shell
10 1 (0.089%) Java
10 1 (0.089%) Korn
10 1 (0.089%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.089%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (7.02%) MCSE
3 65 (5.78%) MCSA
4 61 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (4.98%) Degree
6 52 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 40 (3.56%) CCNA
8 37 (3.29%) MCP
9 30 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 30 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.69%) CCNP
12 15 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.16%) A+ Certification
14 11 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (0.80%) Server+ Certification
17 6 (0.53%) CCSP
17 6 (0.53%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.49%) SLA
2 44 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.13%) BS25999
3 24 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.62%) GDPR
6 5 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.089%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.089%) QA
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 851 (75.64%) Active Directory
2 400 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (24.18%) Hyper-V
4 136 (12.09%) XenApp
5 106 (9.42%) XenDesktop
6 95 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
7 86 (7.64%) vSphere
8 26 (2.31%) BitLocker
8 26 (2.31%) Terminal Server
9 25 (2.22%) NFS
10 24 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
11 23 (2.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.80%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.62%) Docker
17 6 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 144 (12.80%) SCCM
2 58 (5.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 54 (4.80%) Backup Exec
4 43 (3.82%) SCOM
5 40 (3.56%) WSUS
6 39 (3.47%) vCenter Server
7 16 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.07%) Avamar
11 10 (0.89%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.53%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.53%) Nagios
14 5 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
14 5 (0.44%) XenMobile
15 4 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.36%) SCSM
15 4 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 4 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 840 (74.67%) Microsoft
2 602 (53.51%) VMware
3 303 (26.93%) Citrix
4 219 (19.47%) Cisco
5 76 (6.76%) Veeam
6 75 (6.67%) HP
7 46 (4.09%) Sophos
8 44 (3.91%) Dell
9 35 (3.11%) Apple
10 33 (2.93%) EMC
10 33 (2.93%) NetApp
11 30 (2.67%) SonicWALL
12 28 (2.49%) Symantec
13 26 (2.31%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.87%) SolarWinds
15 17 (1.51%) AppDynamics
16 16 (1.42%) iManage
16 16 (1.42%) MobileIron
17 15 (1.33%) Mitel
17 15 (1.33%) Oracle