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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Exchange Server
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 494 358 252
Rank change year-on-year -136 -106 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Exchange 422 279 63
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.54% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 5.70% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 386 256 53
10th Percentile £26,125 £23,500 £26,675
25th Percentile £31,500 £27,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +11.76%
75th Percentile £58,438 £50,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £69,315 £66,875 £77,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%

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 WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,321 4,899 1,068
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.12% 13.04% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,132 3,572 895
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

MS Exchange
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing MS Exchange as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

MS Exchange trend for jobs with a WFH option

MS Exchange
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing MS Exchange.

MS Exchange salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

MS Exchange
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing MS Exchange over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

MS Exchange salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, MS Exchange job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for MS Exchange.

1 339 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 328 (77.73%) Windows
3 323 (76.54%) Active Directory
4 315 (74.64%) Microsoft 365
5 252 (59.72%) Windows Server
6 220 (52.13%) Azure
7 181 (42.89%) VMware
8 159 (37.68%) Firewall
9 150 (35.55%) DNS
10 137 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 131 (31.04%) Social Skills
12 120 (28.44%) SharePoint
13 118 (27.96%) Cisco
14 113 (26.78%) DHCP
15 104 (24.64%) Hyper-V
15 104 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 98 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 90 (21.33%) WAN
18 89 (21.09%) Microsoft Office
19 82 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
20 81 (19.19%) LAN
21 80 (18.96%) Citrix
21 80 (18.96%) Windows 10
22 79 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
23 77 (18.25%) PowerShell
24 73 (17.30%) SQL Server
25 72 (17.06%) VPN
26 70 (16.59%) Azure Active Directory
27 69 (16.35%) ITIL
28 68 (16.11%) TCP/IP

MS Exchange
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 120 (28.44%) SharePoint
2 52 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.61%) Apache
5 11 (2.61%) IIS
6 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.66%) nginx
8 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 89 (21.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 315 (74.64%) Microsoft 365
2 220 (52.13%) Azure
3 70 (16.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (12.32%) AWS
5 35 (8.29%) Mimecast
6 25 (5.92%) OneDrive
7 22 (5.21%) SaaS
8 18 (4.27%) Power Platform
9 16 (3.79%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (3.08%) IaaS
11 11 (2.61%) PaaS
12 10 (2.37%) Rubrik
13 6 (1.42%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.95%) GCP
14 4 (0.95%) Google Workspace
15 3 (0.71%) Nutanix
16 2 (0.47%) Azure Stack
16 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.47%) Power Automate
17 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 159 (37.68%) Firewall
2 150 (35.55%) DNS
3 113 (26.78%) DHCP
4 90 (21.33%) WAN
5 81 (19.19%) LAN
6 72 (17.06%) VPN
7 68 (16.11%) TCP/IP
8 67 (15.88%) VLAN
9 58 (13.74%) SAN
10 41 (9.72%) Remote Desktop
11 36 (8.53%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (7.11%) MPLS
13 23 (5.45%) NAS
14 21 (4.98%) WLAN
15 18 (4.27%) VoIP
16 17 (4.03%) Wireless
17 15 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
18 10 (2.37%) SSL
19 9 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
19 9 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.79%) MySQL
3 15 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.61%) Power BI
5 8 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.95%) Sikuli
3 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 131 (31.04%) Social Skills
2 37 (8.77%) Finance
3 35 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.16%) Organisational Skills
5 22 (5.21%) Legal
6 20 (4.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 19 (4.50%) Law
7 19 (4.50%) Retail
8 14 (3.32%) Banking
9 7 (1.66%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.18%) Digital Economy
11 5 (1.18%) Marketing
11 5 (1.18%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.95%) Games
12 4 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.71%) Advertising
13 3 (0.71%) Avionics
13 3 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (19.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 78 (18.48%) Analyst
3 57 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 47 (11.14%) Support Analyst
5 40 (9.48%) IT Support
6 39 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 38 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 36 (8.53%) IT Engineer
9 28 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 26 (6.16%) Project Manager
11 25 (5.92%) Microsoft Engineer
12 23 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (4.74%) Service Analyst
14 19 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (4.50%) Architect
14 19 (4.50%) IT Support Engineer
14 19 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (4.27%) Project Engineer
16 16 (3.79%) Administrator
16 16 (3.79%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.66%) LAMP
1 7 (1.66%) LAPP Stack
1 7 (1.66%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (1.42%) Software Packaging
3 5 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.18%) LDAP
4 3 (0.71%) .NET
4 3 (0.71%) CSS
4 3 (0.71%) HTML
4 3 (0.71%) JSP
4 3 (0.71%) XAMPP
4 3 (0.71%) XML
4 3 (0.71%) XSLT
5 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.47%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.24%) Sensu
6 1 (0.24%) Spring
6 1 (0.24%) WSH
6 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.82%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (4.50%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.55%) Replication
5 14 (3.32%) Clustering
5 14 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.08%) iPhone
7 11 (2.61%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.42%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.18%) AS400
10 5 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.71%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.71%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.71%) NHS
12 3 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 328 (77.73%) Windows
2 252 (59.72%) Windows Server
3 98 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (18.96%) Windows 10
5 52 (12.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 51 (12.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 36 (8.53%) Linux
8 17 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.79%) Android
10 15 (3.55%) CentOS
11 12 (2.84%) Unix
11 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.61%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.66%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.18%) OS/400
16 5 (1.18%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 82 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (16.35%) ITIL
4 63 (14.93%) Agile
5 55 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (12.32%) Project Management
7 43 (10.19%) Mentoring
8 41 (9.72%) PRINCE2
9 35 (8.29%) Migration
10 31 (7.35%) Change Management
10 31 (7.35%) Incident Management
10 31 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
11 26 (6.16%) Project Delivery
12 24 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 23 (5.45%) CRM
13 23 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 23 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
13 23 (5.45%) Web Filtering
14 19 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.25%) PowerShell
2 44 (10.43%) SQL
3 12 (2.84%) C
4 10 (2.37%) Python
5 9 (2.13%) Bash
6 5 (1.18%) C#
7 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.71%) PHP
8 3 (0.71%) VBA
9 2 (0.47%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) R
10 1 (0.24%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (12.56%) MCSE
3 35 (8.29%) MCSA
4 30 (7.11%) Degree
5 24 (5.69%) Security Cleared
6 22 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.98%) CCNA
8 20 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (3.08%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (2.13%) MCTS
11 9 (2.13%) VCAP
12 7 (1.66%) CCNP
12 7 (1.66%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.18%) MCITP
15 4 (0.95%) MCP
16 3 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.53%) SLA
2 12 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.13%) GDPR
4 4 (0.95%) QA
5 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 323 (76.54%) Active Directory
2 137 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (24.64%) Hyper-V
4 61 (14.45%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (8.77%) vSphere
6 15 (3.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 11 (2.61%) XenApp
8 9 (2.13%) Docker
8 9 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.66%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.18%) etcd
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.47%) Firmware
15 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 55 (13.03%) WSUS
2 53 (12.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (6.64%) SCCM
4 18 (4.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 16 (3.79%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.32%) SCOM
7 11 (2.61%) Nagios
8 9 (2.13%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.90%) Ansible
9 8 (1.90%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.66%) Cacti
10 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.66%) Puppet
10 7 (1.66%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.42%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.42%) WhatsUp Gold
12 5 (1.18%) Bareos
12 5 (1.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 339 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 181 (42.89%) VMware
3 118 (27.96%) Cisco
4 80 (18.96%) Citrix
5 50 (11.85%) Veeam
6 49 (11.61%) HP
7 28 (6.64%) Google
8 26 (6.16%) Ruckus Wireless
9 20 (4.74%) IBM
9 20 (4.74%) Oracle
10 19 (4.50%) Sophos
11 17 (4.03%) Acronis
12 15 (3.55%) ESET
12 15 (3.55%) Red Hat
13 13 (3.08%) Apple
14 12 (2.84%) Juniper
14 12 (2.84%) Splunk
15 10 (2.37%) NetApp
15 10 (2.37%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.13%) Aruba