Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Windows 10 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 10 over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 109 149
Rank change year-on-year -48 +40 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,547 3,043 3,323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.10% 2.91% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.66% 13.52% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 2,612 2,839
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £21,700
25th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% -
75th Percentile £47,250 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -

Windows 10 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,509 22,507 32,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.73% 21.49% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,821 18,448 26,119
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,938 £32,667
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in England.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the England region over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. 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
London -95 482 £45,000 +20.00% 68
South East -10 363 £30,500 -3.17% 49
North of England -41 253 £26,500 -11.67% 52
Midlands -28 186 £28,500 -17.39% 55
South West -42 154 £32,500 +18.18% 40
Yorkshire +10 148 £26,500 -18.46% 23
West Midlands +14 119 £30,000 -7.69% 36
East of England -6 91 £32,500 +1.56% 14
North West -73 84 £27,250 -2.68% 25
East Midlands -32 70 £25,000 -33.77% 19
North East -6 21 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing Windows 10 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 across the England region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 1,531 (98.97%) Windows
2 1,124 (72.66%) Active Directory
3 1,075 (69.49%) Microsoft 365
4 941 (60.83%) Microsoft
5 531 (34.32%) Azure
6 525 (33.94%) Windows Server
7 468 (30.25%) VMware
8 417 (26.96%) ITIL
9 380 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
10 340 (21.98%) Windows 7
11 318 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 303 (19.59%) Citrix
13 279 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 267 (17.26%) SCCM
15 266 (17.19%) Firewall
16 250 (16.16%) MS Exchange
17 241 (15.58%) DNS
18 231 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
19 229 (14.80%) SharePoint
20 220 (14.22%) PowerShell
21 215 (13.90%) DHCP
22 209 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
23 208 (13.45%) Windows Server 2016
24 203 (13.12%) Cisco
25 199 (12.86%) Microsoft Intune
26 191 (12.35%) SLA
27 187 (12.09%) Hyper-V
28 181 (11.70%) Finance
29 177 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
30 176 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 250 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 229 (14.80%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (1.36%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.03%) IIS
9 11 (0.71%) Confluence
10 10 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.39%) WordPress
12 4 (0.26%) Apache
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.065%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.065%) nginx
14 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
Applications
1 380 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.39%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.39%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) Eikon
4 4 (0.26%) Endur
4 4 (0.26%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.13%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.065%) Magento
7 1 (0.065%) Relativity
7 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.065%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.065%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,075 (69.49%) Microsoft 365
2 531 (34.32%) Azure
3 231 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 73 (4.72%) AWS
5 68 (4.40%) OneDrive
6 30 (1.94%) Mimecast
7 21 (1.36%) Power Platform
8 20 (1.29%) SaaS
9 19 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.10%) IaaS
11 15 (0.97%) Google Workspace
12 12 (0.78%) PaaS
12 12 (0.78%) PowerApps
13 7 (0.45%) Serverless
14 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.26%) GCP
15 4 (0.26%) Google Play
16 3 (0.19%) GoToWebinar
16 3 (0.19%) Logic Apps
16 3 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 266 (17.19%) Firewall
2 241 (15.58%) DNS
3 215 (13.90%) DHCP
4 175 (11.31%) TCP/IP
5 146 (9.44%) VPN
6 129 (8.34%) LAN
6 129 (8.34%) WAN
7 101 (6.53%) VoIP
8 78 (5.04%) VLAN
9 58 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
10 55 (3.56%) Wireless
11 54 (3.49%) SAN
12 51 (3.30%) Skype
13 42 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (2.52%) Network Security
15 38 (2.46%) Internet
16 30 (1.94%) NetScaler
17 27 (1.75%) VSAN
18 25 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (1.62%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.52%) Power BI
6 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.39%) MySQL
8 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (1.23%) JIRA
2 14 (0.90%) MSI
3 12 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.19%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.19%) Moq
8 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.13%) NUnit
8 2 (0.13%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.065%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.065%) Chocolatey
9 1 (0.065%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.065%) TestDirector
General
1 181 (11.70%) Finance
2 96 (6.21%) Legal
3 65 (4.20%) Law
4 44 (2.84%) Digital Economy
5 42 (2.71%) Banking
6 41 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.75%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.49%) Retail
10 22 (1.42%) Marketing
11 18 (1.16%) Back Office
12 16 (1.03%) Electronics
13 13 (0.84%) Games
14 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.52%) Front Office
14 8 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.45%) Advertising
16 6 (0.39%) Local Government
17 5 (0.32%) German Language
18 3 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 415 (26.83%) Analyst
2 278 (17.97%) IT Support
3 251 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 200 (12.93%) Support Analyst
5 172 (11.12%) IT Analyst
6 160 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 153 (9.89%) Service Analyst
8 151 (9.76%) IT Engineer
9 148 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 139 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 109 (7.05%) IT Support Analyst
12 95 (6.14%) Desktop Support
13 85 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
14 78 (5.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 68 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 65 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
16 65 (4.20%) Help Desk Analyst
17 63 (4.07%) Team Leader
18 61 (3.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 60 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.49%) .NET
2 21 (1.36%) Web Services
3 7 (0.45%) CSS
3 7 (0.45%) HTML
4 6 (0.39%) SOAP
5 4 (0.26%) .NET Core
5 4 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.26%) COM
5 4 (0.26%) RESTful
5 4 (0.26%) XML
6 3 (0.19%) LDAP
6 3 (0.19%) OAuth
6 3 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.19%) SAML
6 3 (0.19%) WSH
6 3 (0.19%) XMPP
7 2 (0.13%) LAMP
8 1 (0.065%) Ajax
8 1 (0.065%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
3 67 (4.33%) Driving Licence
3 67 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.20%) Smartphone
5 34 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 27 (1.75%) iPhone
8 21 (1.36%) Clustering
9 20 (1.29%) User Experience
10 18 (1.16%) iPad
10 18 (1.16%) Replication
11 15 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.71%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.65%) AS400
13 10 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.65%) NHS
13 10 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,531 (98.97%) Windows
2 525 (33.94%) Windows Server
3 340 (21.98%) Windows 7
4 279 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 208 (13.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 176 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (8.99%) Windows Server 2019
8 132 (8.53%) Linux
9 79 (5.11%) Android
9 79 (5.11%) Windows 8
10 59 (3.81%) Apple iOS
11 50 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 38 (2.46%) Mac OS X
13 23 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.78%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.71%) CentOS
16 11 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.45%) Unix
18 5 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (26.96%) ITIL
2 209 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
3 177 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 155 (10.02%) Service Management
5 91 (5.88%) Migration
6 90 (5.82%) Service Delivery
7 78 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (4.33%) Project Management
9 63 (4.07%) Line Management
10 62 (4.01%) Incident Management
11 58 (3.75%) ITSM
11 58 (3.75%) Mentoring
12 55 (3.56%) Asset Management
13 54 (3.49%) Application Packaging
14 52 (3.36%) Coaching
14 52 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 51 (3.30%) Time Management
16 50 (3.23%) Document Management
17 48 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (2.91%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (14.22%) PowerShell
2 99 (6.40%) SQL
3 25 (1.62%) Python
4 20 (1.29%) VBScript
5 18 (1.16%) C
6 16 (1.03%) C#
7 11 (0.71%) PHP
7 11 (0.71%) VB
8 10 (0.65%) VBA
9 9 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.26%) C++
11 4 (0.26%) Perl
11 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.26%) VB6
12 3 (0.19%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.19%) X++
13 2 (0.13%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 168 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (7.76%) MCSE
3 74 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 69 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 65 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (4.01%) Degree
7 58 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 52 (3.36%) CCNA
9 42 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
10 40 (2.59%) MCP
11 38 (2.46%) MCSA
12 24 (1.55%) CCNP
12 24 (1.55%) MCITP
13 20 (1.29%) A+ Certification
14 14 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.71%) MOS
16 8 (0.52%) JNCIP
17 7 (0.45%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.45%) VCP6
18 6 (0.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (12.35%) SLA
2 74 (4.78%) GDPR
3 31 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.55%) QA
5 17 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.39%) BS25999
8 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.39%) NIST
9 4 (0.26%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.065%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1,124 (72.66%) Active Directory
2 318 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 67 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (3.62%) vSphere
6 52 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 40 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (2.00%) XenApp
9 27 (1.75%) BitLocker
9 27 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 25 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.16%) VMware NSX
13 17 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 10 (0.65%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
16 7 (0.45%) Docker
17 6 (0.39%) pfSense
18 5 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 267 (17.26%) SCCM
2 199 (12.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (2.20%) WSUS
4 25 (1.62%) vCenter Server
5 21 (1.36%) Jamf Pro
5 21 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (1.29%) AirWatch
7 13 (0.84%) PaperCut
8 10 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.65%) Puppet
9 9 (0.58%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.45%) SCOM
12 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.39%) vRealize
13 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 941 (60.83%) Microsoft
2 468 (30.25%) VMware
3 303 (19.59%) Citrix
4 203 (13.12%) Cisco
5 91 (5.88%) Apple
6 73 (4.72%) HP
7 54 (3.49%) Veeam
8 51 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 41 (2.65%) Avaya
9 41 (2.65%) Sophos
10 39 (2.52%) Meraki
11 35 (2.26%) Dell
11 35 (2.26%) iManage
12 28 (1.81%) Ivanti
13 26 (1.68%) Google
13 26 (1.68%) Juniper
14 25 (1.62%) SonicWALL
15 24 (1.55%) NetApp
16 22 (1.42%) EMC
16 22 (1.42%) Mitel