Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 148 198
Rank change year-on-year +46 +50 +107
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,247 3,292 2,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.97% 2.38% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.65% 10.20% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,913 2,899 2,544
Median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - +5.92%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - +8.33%

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 23,795 32,282 39,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.73% 23.31% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19,250 25,936 32,864
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +3.45%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 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
London +36 1,332 £37,500 +2.74% 107
South East +30 703 £31,500 +0.80% 104
North of England +46 446 £29,250 +2.63% 98
Midlands +54 316 £35,000 +12.90% 74
South West +86 274 £27,500 -15.38% 59
North West +66 250 £28,000 -5.08% 46
East of England +5 180 £32,000 +6.67% 47
East Midlands +73 177 £40,000 +23.08% 33
Yorkshire +30 156 £32,500 +18.18% 38
West Midlands +11 138 £32,500 +4.84% 40
North East +9 40 £27,500 +37.50% 14
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 3,246 (99.97%) Windows
2 2,158 (66.46%) Active Directory
3 2,110 (64.98%) Office 365
4 1,877 (57.81%) Microsoft
5 1,200 (36.96%) Windows 7
6 1,078 (33.20%) Windows Server
7 923 (28.43%) Microsoft Office
8 874 (26.92%) VMware
9 867 (26.70%) Azure
10 821 (25.28%) ITIL
11 731 (22.51%) SCCM
12 638 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 557 (17.15%) Citrix
14 543 (16.72%) Windows Server 2016
15 532 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 511 (15.74%) MS Exchange
17 500 (15.40%) DNS
18 478 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
19 475 (14.63%) TCP/IP
20 473 (14.57%) Firewall
21 461 (14.20%) DHCP
22 439 (13.52%) PowerShell
23 428 (13.18%) Cisco
24 422 (13.00%) Finance
25 419 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
26 415 (12.78%) LAN
27 413 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
28 371 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
29 361 (11.12%) Hyper-V
30 355 (10.93%) SLA

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
1 511 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 345 (10.63%) SharePoint
3 167 (5.14%) Skype for Business
4 164 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 117 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (1.39%) IIS
7 34 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.18%) Confluence
10 6 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.18%) Tornado
11 5 (0.15%) CMS
12 4 (0.12%) Drupal
13 3 (0.092%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.092%) Moodle
13 3 (0.092%) WordPress
14 1 (0.031%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.031%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.031%) Tomcat
Applications
1 923 (28.43%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.062%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.71%) Salerio
2 19 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.092%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.092%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.062%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.062%) Eikon
7 2 (0.062%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.062%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.062%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.062%) Shopify
7 2 (0.062%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.031%) assyst
8 1 (0.031%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.031%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,110 (64.98%) Office 365
2 867 (26.70%) Azure
3 284 (8.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 217 (6.68%) AWS
5 110 (3.39%) OneDrive
6 87 (2.68%) IaaS
7 83 (2.56%) PaaS
8 70 (2.16%) SaaS
9 50 (1.54%) Mimecast
10 28 (0.86%) Power Platform
11 27 (0.83%) G Suite
12 26 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 24 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
14 21 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (0.55%) Yammer
16 17 (0.52%) Serverless
17 11 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
18 10 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 500 (15.40%) DNS
2 475 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 473 (14.57%) Firewall
4 461 (14.20%) DHCP
5 415 (12.78%) LAN
6 350 (10.78%) WAN
7 276 (8.50%) VPN
8 265 (8.16%) VoIP
9 205 (6.31%) Skype
10 169 (5.20%) Wireless
11 159 (4.90%) VLAN
12 119 (3.66%) SAN
13 118 (3.63%) Internet
14 99 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
15 92 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
16 71 (2.19%) NetScaler
17 53 (1.63%) WebEx
18 52 (1.60%) Network Security
19 41 (1.26%) Unified Communications
20 36 (1.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (0.59%) Power BI
6 16 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (0.46%) MySQL
8 14 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (0.34%) SQL Server 2017
11 10 (0.31%) MS Access
12 6 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.18%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.15%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 60 (1.85%) JIRA
2 38 (1.17%) MSI
3 19 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 10 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.18%) Chocolatey
7 6 (0.18%) Selenium
7 6 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.15%) AdminStudio
8 5 (0.15%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.15%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.12%) Bazaar
9 4 (0.12%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.092%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.092%) YouTrack
11 2 (0.062%) SpecFlow
General
1 422 (13.00%) Finance
2 128 (3.94%) Legal
3 114 (3.51%) Law
4 113 (3.48%) Public Sector
5 85 (2.62%) Retail
6 80 (2.46%) Banking
7 70 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.76%) Marketing
9 41 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 25 (0.77%) Back Office
12 22 (0.68%) Advertising
13 16 (0.49%) Billing
13 16 (0.49%) Military
14 13 (0.40%) Front Office
14 13 (0.40%) Games
15 11 (0.34%) French Language
16 10 (0.31%) Electronics
17 9 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 748 (23.04%) Support Engineer
2 686 (21.13%) Analyst
3 648 (19.96%) IT Support
4 409 (12.60%) IT Engineer
5 366 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 340 (10.47%) Desktop Support
7 339 (10.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 285 (8.78%) IT Support Engineer
9 280 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 232 (7.15%) IT Analyst
11 224 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
12 220 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 219 (6.74%) Service Analyst
14 193 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
15 170 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 167 (5.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 156 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
18 155 (4.77%) Consultant
19 153 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 147 (4.53%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (2.25%) .NET
2 31 (0.95%) LDAP
3 27 (0.83%) WSH
4 26 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (0.77%) JSON
6 24 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 17 (0.52%) Web Services
8 16 (0.49%) .NET Core
9 14 (0.43%) HTML
10 13 (0.40%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.31%) XML
12 9 (0.28%) COM
12 9 (0.28%) SailPoint
12 9 (0.28%) XMPP
13 8 (0.25%) RESTful
13 8 (0.25%) X-Windows
14 6 (0.18%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.18%) jQuery
15 5 (0.15%) CSS
15 5 (0.15%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 176 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 158 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
4 133 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 113 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 111 (3.42%) iPad
7 108 (3.33%) iPhone
8 105 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
9 81 (2.49%) Smartphone
10 69 (2.13%) Blackberry
11 50 (1.54%) User Experience
12 36 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 35 (1.08%) Replication
14 33 (1.02%) Private Cloud
14 33 (1.02%) Public Cloud
15 29 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.86%) Mobile App
17 26 (0.80%) Device Driver
17 26 (0.80%) EPoS
17 26 (0.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3,246 (99.97%) Windows
2 1,200 (36.96%) Windows 7
3 1,078 (33.20%) Windows Server
4 638 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 543 (16.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 371 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 316 (9.73%) Windows 8
8 186 (5.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 175 (5.39%) Apple iOS
10 164 (5.05%) Linux
11 162 (4.99%) Android
12 119 (3.66%) Mac OS
13 112 (3.45%) Mac OS X
14 92 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 67 (2.06%) Windows XP
16 47 (1.45%) Unix
17 21 (0.65%) Windows Phone
18 18 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.43%) CentOS
20 11 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (25.28%) ITIL
2 478 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
3 353 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 196 (6.04%) Migration
5 156 (4.80%) Service Delivery
6 154 (4.74%) Mobile Device Management
7 151 (4.65%) Service Management
8 148 (4.56%) Mentoring
9 125 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 122 (3.76%) Presales
11 120 (3.70%) Project Delivery
12 113 (3.48%) Information Security
13 110 (3.39%) Incident Management
14 109 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 109 (3.36%) ITSM
15 98 (3.02%) Time Management
16 97 (2.99%) Application Packaging
17 95 (2.93%) Project Management
18 84 (2.59%) Cybersecurity
19 83 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 439 (13.52%) PowerShell
2 229 (7.05%) SQL
3 62 (1.91%) VBScript
4 59 (1.82%) C
5 47 (1.45%) C#
6 21 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 19 (0.59%) C++
7 19 (0.59%) Python
7 19 (0.59%) VB
8 11 (0.34%) Java
9 10 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.092%) Perl
13 3 (0.092%) R
13 3 (0.092%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.031%) PHP
14 1 (0.031%) Tcl
14 1 (0.031%) VBA
Qualifications
1 413 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 200 (6.16%) MCSE
3 199 (6.13%) Degree
4 156 (4.80%) MCSA
5 133 (4.10%) MCP
6 125 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 123 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (2.77%) SC Cleared
9 88 (2.71%) CCNA
10 78 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 68 (2.09%) A+ Certification
12 45 (1.39%) DBS Check
13 42 (1.29%) CCNP
14 41 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 37 (1.14%) MCITP
16 32 (0.99%) CISSP
17 25 (0.77%) DV Cleared
18 23 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 20 (0.62%) CCSP
20 19 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (10.93%) SLA
2 60 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.23%) GDPR
4 27 (0.83%) QA
5 15 (0.46%) NIST
6 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.12%) PMO
10 2 (0.062%) COBIT
10 2 (0.062%) NCSC
10 2 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.031%) GxP
11 1 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.031%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 2,158 (66.46%) Active Directory
2 532 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 178 (5.48%) XenApp
5 129 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
6 127 (3.91%) vSphere
7 95 (2.93%) XenDesktop
8 62 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
9 52 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 49 (1.51%) BitLocker
12 38 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
13 30 (0.92%) VMware NSX
14 23 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 21 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.49%) UAG
16 16 (0.49%) VirtualBox
17 14 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 731 (22.51%) SCCM
2 419 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 96 (2.96%) WSUS
4 64 (1.97%) SCOM
5 53 (1.63%) vCenter Server
6 46 (1.42%) AirWatch
7 43 (1.32%) Nagios
8 41 (1.26%) Backup Exec
9 32 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
10 28 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
10 28 (0.86%) SCOrch
11 25 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
12 23 (0.71%) Ansible
13 21 (0.65%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.62%) NetBackup
15 18 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
16 17 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
17 16 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 15 (0.46%) Terraform
19 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,877 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 874 (26.92%) VMware
3 557 (17.15%) Citrix
4 428 (13.18%) Cisco
5 274 (8.44%) Apple
6 199 (6.13%) HP
7 134 (4.13%) ServiceNow
8 123 (3.79%) Dell
9 121 (3.73%) Veeam
10 83 (2.56%) Mitel
11 80 (2.46%) Meraki
12 71 (2.19%) iManage
13 64 (1.97%) Avaya
14 63 (1.94%) Ivanti
15 61 (1.88%) Oracle
16 57 (1.76%) Polycom
16 57 (1.76%) Symantec
17 51 (1.57%) Adobe
18 47 (1.45%) Sophos
19 46 (1.42%) McAfee