Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 148 203
Rank change year-on-year +54 +55 +132
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,699 3,319 2,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.20% 2.38% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.24% 10.21% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,139 2,864 2,448
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% +5.00%

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 25,978 32,502 39,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.51% 23.33% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20,974 26,183 32,578
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 10 in England.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in England

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in England over the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 January 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 +44 1,578 £35,000 -6.67% 171
South East +39 804 £30,000 -7.69% 168
North of England +56 501 £27,500 -1.79% 161
Midlands +68 354 £33,600 +8.39% 117
South West +90 321 £27,000 -14.29% 82
North West +77 290 £27,500 -7.56% 91
East Midlands +103 205 £34,500 +32.69% 68
Yorkshire +24 173 £27,000 -3.57% 60
West Midlands +6 149 £32,500 +4.84% 48
East of England -23 139 £32,000 +3.23% 85
North East +8 38 £32,500 +47.73% 10
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3,692 (99.81%) Windows
2 2,420 (65.42%) Active Directory
3 2,288 (61.85%) Office 365
4 2,092 (56.56%) Microsoft
5 1,508 (40.77%) Windows 7
6 1,154 (31.20%) Windows Server
7 1,084 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
8 1,048 (28.33%) ITIL
9 962 (26.01%) VMware
10 889 (24.03%) Azure
11 785 (21.22%) SCCM
12 661 (17.87%) Citrix
13 658 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 631 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 599 (16.19%) MS Exchange
16 557 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
17 556 (15.03%) DNS
18 525 (14.19%) TCP/IP
19 508 (13.73%) DHCP
20 477 (12.90%) Finance
21 469 (12.68%) Firewall
22 455 (12.30%) PowerShell
23 452 (12.22%) SLA
24 442 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
25 435 (11.76%) LAN
26 432 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
27 430 (11.62%) Cisco
28 400 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
29 391 (10.57%) Windows 8
30 386 (10.44%) WAN

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
1 599 (16.19%) MS Exchange
2 378 (10.22%) SharePoint
3 206 (5.57%) Skype for Business
4 159 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 135 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 65 (1.76%) IIS
7 41 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.41%) Confluence
10 15 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.27%) CMS
13 7 (0.19%) Tornado
14 4 (0.11%) Drupal
15 3 (0.081%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.081%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.054%) Apache
16 2 (0.054%) Elasticsearch
17 1 (0.027%) Moodle
Applications
1 1,084 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 15 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.054%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 2 (0.054%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.027%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.027%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.38%) Salerio
3 13 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.32%) assyst
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.081%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.054%) Eikon
7 2 (0.054%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.054%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.054%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.027%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.027%) Magento
8 1 (0.027%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.027%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.027%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,288 (61.85%) Office 365
2 889 (24.03%) Azure
3 283 (7.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 237 (6.41%) AWS
5 113 (3.05%) OneDrive
6 62 (1.68%) SaaS
7 55 (1.49%) IaaS
8 40 (1.08%) PaaS
9 39 (1.05%) Mimecast
10 38 (1.03%) G Suite
11 28 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 27 (0.73%) Power Platform
13 21 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.49%) PowerApps
15 17 (0.46%) Yammer
16 16 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (0.41%) Serverless
18 8 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
18 8 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 556 (15.03%) DNS
2 525 (14.19%) TCP/IP
3 508 (13.73%) DHCP
4 469 (12.68%) Firewall
5 435 (11.76%) LAN
6 386 (10.44%) WAN
7 282 (7.62%) VoIP
7 282 (7.62%) VPN
8 249 (6.73%) Skype
9 181 (4.89%) Wireless
10 171 (4.62%) VLAN
11 139 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
12 129 (3.49%) SAN
13 126 (3.41%) Internet
14 96 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
15 53 (1.43%) NetScaler
16 45 (1.22%) Network Security
17 42 (1.14%) Unified Communications
18 41 (1.11%) NAS
19 40 (1.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (0.24%) Power BI
10 8 (0.22%) Big Data
11 7 (0.19%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.19%) MySQL
11 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.14%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (1.62%) JIRA
2 49 (1.32%) MSI
3 31 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 28 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 11 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (0.22%) Chocolatey
8 8 (0.22%) InstallShield
9 7 (0.19%) AdminStudio
9 7 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.16%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.14%) Subversion
12 3 (0.081%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.081%) YouTrack
13 2 (0.054%) Moq
13 2 (0.054%) Selenium
General
1 477 (12.90%) Finance
2 144 (3.89%) Law
3 142 (3.84%) Legal
4 125 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 102 (2.76%) Banking
6 95 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 90 (2.43%) Retail
8 72 (1.95%) Marketing
9 45 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 25 (0.68%) Back Office
12 23 (0.62%) Electronics
13 22 (0.59%) French Language
14 21 (0.57%) Military
15 20 (0.54%) Advertising
16 16 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.41%) Billing
18 14 (0.38%) Publishing
19 12 (0.32%) German Language
20 11 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 839 (22.68%) Analyst
2 828 (22.38%) Support Engineer
3 749 (20.25%) IT Support
4 462 (12.49%) IT Engineer
5 447 (12.08%) Support Analyst
6 400 (10.81%) Desktop Support
7 391 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 346 (9.35%) Service Analyst
9 323 (8.73%) IT Support Engineer
10 303 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
11 293 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 288 (7.79%) IT Analyst
13 277 (7.49%) Desktop Engineer
14 267 (7.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 204 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 202 (5.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 199 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
18 156 (4.22%) 1st Line Support
19 150 (4.06%) Consultant
20 148 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (1.97%) .NET
2 29 (0.78%) LDAP
3 24 (0.65%) HTML
4 23 (0.62%) JSON
5 20 (0.54%) WSH
6 19 (0.51%) Web Services
7 18 (0.49%) XML
8 17 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (0.43%) .NET Core
9 16 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.41%) Regular Expression
11 13 (0.35%) COM
12 11 (0.30%) X-Windows
13 10 (0.27%) CSS
14 9 (0.24%) RESTful
14 9 (0.24%) SailPoint
15 6 (0.16%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.16%) XMPP
16 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
16 5 (0.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 244 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 202 (5.46%) Video Conferencing
3 180 (4.87%) Data Centre
4 149 (4.03%) iPhone
5 142 (3.84%) Driving Licence
6 139 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
7 133 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 114 (3.08%) iPad
9 103 (2.78%) Blackberry
10 79 (2.14%) Smartphone
11 68 (1.84%) User Experience
12 47 (1.27%) Replication
13 46 (1.24%) Hedge funds
14 40 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 37 (1.00%) Public Cloud
16 33 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
17 30 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.68%) Private Cloud
19 20 (0.54%) Clustering
20 18 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3,692 (99.81%) Windows
2 1,508 (40.77%) Windows 7
3 1,154 (31.20%) Windows Server
4 658 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 432 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 391 (10.57%) Windows 8
7 213 (5.76%) Apple iOS
8 208 (5.62%) Android
9 179 (4.84%) Linux
10 156 (4.22%) Mac OS
11 133 (3.60%) Mac OS X
12 120 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 84 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 34 (0.92%) Unix
15 19 (0.51%) VMS
16 17 (0.46%) CentOS
16 17 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.46%) Windows Vista
17 15 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,048 (28.33%) ITIL
2 557 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
3 362 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 240 (6.49%) Service Management
5 224 (6.06%) Migration
6 205 (5.54%) Mentoring
7 194 (5.24%) Mobile Device Management
8 191 (5.16%) Service Delivery
9 160 (4.33%) ITSM
10 152 (4.11%) Incident Management
11 145 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
12 141 (3.81%) Information Security
13 136 (3.68%) Time Management
14 127 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 119 (3.22%) Project Management
16 115 (3.11%) Presales
17 111 (3.00%) Change Management
18 110 (2.97%) Asset Management
19 107 (2.89%) Project Delivery
20 100 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 455 (12.30%) PowerShell
2 222 (6.00%) SQL
3 69 (1.87%) C
4 62 (1.68%) C#
5 58 (1.57%) VBScript
6 25 (0.68%) Python
7 24 (0.65%) C++
8 22 (0.59%) VB
9 21 (0.57%) Java
9 21 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.14%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.11%) Delphi
14 4 (0.11%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.081%) VBA
16 1 (0.027%) PHP
16 1 (0.027%) Tcl
16 1 (0.027%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 442 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 253 (6.84%) Degree
3 204 (5.52%) MCSE
4 174 (4.70%) MCSA
5 163 (4.41%) MCP
6 132 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 129 (3.49%) Security Cleared
8 103 (2.78%) CCNA
9 78 (2.11%) A+ Certification
10 76 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
11 73 (1.97%) SC Cleared
12 50 (1.35%) MCITP
13 39 (1.05%) CCNP
14 37 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 35 (0.95%) DBS Check
16 30 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (0.70%) DV Cleared
18 20 (0.54%) CISSP
19 18 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
20 17 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (12.22%) SLA
2 64 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.54%) GDPR
4 19 (0.51%) QA
5 16 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.35%) NIST
8 10 (0.27%) PMO
9 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.14%) IEC 61131
11 4 (0.11%) NCSC
12 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.054%) COBIT
13 2 (0.054%) GxP
13 2 (0.054%) HL7
13 2 (0.054%) RMADS
14 1 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2,420 (65.42%) Active Directory
2 631 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 364 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 206 (5.57%) XenApp
5 159 (4.30%) vSphere
6 143 (3.87%) XenDesktop
7 125 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 57 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 48 (1.30%) BitLocker
11 36 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
12 33 (0.89%) VMware NSX
13 32 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
14 30 (0.81%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
16 27 (0.73%) UAG
17 25 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 14 (0.38%) VirtualBox
20 9 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 785 (21.22%) SCCM
2 400 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 105 (2.84%) WSUS
4 80 (2.16%) SCOM
5 61 (1.65%) vCenter Server
6 59 (1.60%) AirWatch
7 43 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 35 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
8 35 (0.95%) Nagios
9 26 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 26 (0.70%) PaperCut
10 24 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
11 21 (0.57%) PowerCLI
11 21 (0.57%) vRealize
12 20 (0.54%) Ansible
13 19 (0.51%) NetBackup
13 19 (0.51%) SCOrch
14 16 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 13 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,092 (56.56%) Microsoft
2 962 (26.01%) VMware
3 661 (17.87%) Citrix
4 430 (11.62%) Cisco
5 330 (8.92%) Apple
6 209 (5.65%) HP
7 199 (5.38%) ServiceNow
8 136 (3.68%) Veeam
9 113 (3.05%) Dell
10 94 (2.54%) Ivanti
11 76 (2.05%) iManage
12 74 (2.00%) Mitel
13 72 (1.95%) Symantec
14 71 (1.92%) Meraki
15 67 (1.81%) Avaya
15 67 (1.81%) Sophos
16 64 (1.73%) Adobe
17 58 (1.57%) McAfee
18 57 (1.54%) Oracle
19 55 (1.49%) Polycom