Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 161 109
Rank change year-on-year -20 -52 +55
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2,185 946 3,940
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.02% 2.14% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 10.03% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 827 3,253
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,300 £22,000
25th Percentile £25,000 £28,000 £25,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +17.19% -1.54%
75th Percentile £45,438 £53,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £61,813 £72,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.05% -3.08%

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 19,325 9,435 29,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.84% 21.34% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13,684 7,949 23,909
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,461 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -88 734 £40,000 -15.79% 110
South East -12 408 £30,000 -16.67% 126
North of England +27 396 £27,500 -8.33% 137
Midlands +4 294 £27,000 -6.90% 94
North West +8 192 £27,000 -16.92% 77
Yorkshire +15 181 £27,500 - 43
South West -13 176 £27,500 -24.66% 67
East of England -6 173 £32,000 -8.57% 42
West Midlands -9 169 £27,250 -18.05% 49
East Midlands 0 121 £25,000 +3.09% 44
North East -22 23 £25,000 -10.13% 17
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2,181 (99.82%) Windows
2 1,604 (73.41%) Microsoft 365
3 1,551 (70.98%) Active Directory
4 1,349 (61.74%) Microsoft
5 780 (35.70%) Windows Server
6 704 (32.22%) Azure
7 644 (29.47%) Social Skills
8 635 (29.06%) Microsoft Office
9 536 (24.53%) ITIL
10 506 (23.16%) VMware
11 486 (22.24%) Windows 7
12 449 (20.55%) Microsoft Intune
13 384 (17.57%) Firewall
14 381 (17.44%) SharePoint
15 363 (16.61%) SCCM
16 354 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 353 (16.16%) DNS
18 350 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 333 (15.24%) VPN
20 329 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
21 321 (14.69%) Citrix
22 318 (14.55%) DHCP
23 311 (14.23%) PowerShell
24 310 (14.19%) Finance
25 294 (13.46%) Azure Active Directory
26 276 (12.63%) TCP/IP
26 276 (12.63%) Windows Server 2016
27 266 (12.17%) MS Exchange
28 255 (11.67%) Cisco
29 239 (10.94%) Hyper-V

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
1 381 (17.44%) SharePoint
2 266 (12.17%) MS Exchange
3 73 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 72 (3.30%) IIS
5 47 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (1.56%) Skype for Business
7 32 (1.46%) Confluence
8 23 (1.05%) nginx
9 20 (0.92%) CMS
10 18 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.69%) WordPress
12 11 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.14%) Apache
16 2 (0.092%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.092%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.092%) Tomcat
Applications
1 635 (29.06%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.27%) InDesign
6 6 (0.27%) Siemens NX
6 6 (0.27%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.092%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.046%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 19 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.78%) Sage 200
3 11 (0.50%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.27%) Shopify
5 6 (0.27%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.23%) AlphaBridge
6 5 (0.23%) Alphatax
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.23%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.23%) Farmplan
6 5 (0.23%) KEYPrime
7 4 (0.18%) BambooHR
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.14%) Magento
8 3 (0.14%) Relativity
8 3 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
8 3 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.14%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,604 (73.41%) Microsoft 365
2 704 (32.22%) Azure
3 294 (13.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 171 (7.83%) OneDrive
5 95 (4.35%) AWS
6 84 (3.84%) SaaS
7 79 (3.62%) Mimecast
7 79 (3.62%) Power Platform
8 56 (2.56%) IaaS
9 49 (2.24%) Google Workspace
10 42 (1.92%) PaaS
11 36 (1.65%) Power Automate
12 35 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
13 27 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 27 (1.24%) PowerApps
14 25 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.55%) Serverless
16 9 (0.41%) Yammer
17 8 (0.37%) GCP
17 8 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 384 (17.57%) Firewall
2 353 (16.16%) DNS
3 333 (15.24%) VPN
4 318 (14.55%) DHCP
5 276 (12.63%) TCP/IP
6 231 (10.57%) WAN
7 226 (10.34%) LAN
8 127 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
9 112 (5.13%) Wireless
10 100 (4.58%) VLAN
11 93 (4.26%) VoIP
12 78 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
13 75 (3.43%) Internet
14 62 (2.84%) SAN
15 57 (2.61%) Unified Communications
16 51 (2.33%) Skype
17 40 (1.83%) IP Telephony
18 39 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
19 35 (1.60%) MPLS
20 31 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.83%) Power BI
3 26 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.50%) MS Access
9 11 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.50%) Redis
9 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (0.50%) SQL Server 2019
10 10 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 74 (3.39%) JIRA
2 31 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.50%) Moq
6 10 (0.46%) NUnit
6 10 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.27%) Cactus
7 6 (0.27%) gulp
7 6 (0.27%) webpack
8 5 (0.23%) MSI
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.18%) Selenium
10 2 (0.092%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.092%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.046%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.046%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.046%) Subversion
General
1 644 (29.47%) Social Skills
2 310 (14.19%) Finance
3 158 (7.23%) Law
4 132 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (6.00%) Legal
6 90 (4.12%) Retail
7 78 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 63 (2.88%) Organisational Skills
9 39 (1.78%) Banking
10 37 (1.69%) Telecoms
11 31 (1.42%) Public Sector
12 30 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
13 26 (1.19%) Digital Economy
14 25 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 22 (1.01%) Marketing
16 21 (0.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 20 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.69%) Advertising
18 15 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
19 12 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 588 (26.91%) Analyst
2 469 (21.46%) IT Support
3 400 (18.31%) Support Engineer
4 295 (13.50%) Support Analyst
5 259 (11.85%) IT Engineer
6 252 (11.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 242 (11.08%) Service Analyst
8 236 (10.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 196 (8.97%) IT Analyst
10 173 (7.92%) Desktop Support
11 162 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 146 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 144 (6.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 132 (6.04%) IT Support Analyst
15 112 (5.13%) IT Technician
16 101 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 100 (4.58%) Support Technician
18 93 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 91 (4.16%) 1st Line Support
20 84 (3.84%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.10%) .NET
1 24 (1.10%) HTML
2 19 (0.87%) JSON
3 17 (0.78%) CSS
4 14 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (0.59%) XML
5 13 (0.59%) XMPP
6 12 (0.55%) jQuery
6 12 (0.55%) Web Services
7 11 (0.50%) Ajax
7 11 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (0.41%) SAML
9 8 (0.37%) Software Packaging
10 7 (0.32%) WPF
11 6 (0.27%) COM
11 6 (0.27%) Laravel
11 6 (0.27%) Node.js
11 6 (0.27%) PHP-FPM
11 6 (0.27%) Sass
11 6 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 118 (5.40%) Driving Licence
3 83 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 83 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
4 67 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (2.88%) iPhone
6 61 (2.79%) User Experience
7 49 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 49 (2.24%) Smartphone
8 42 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 42 (1.92%) iPad
9 22 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
9 22 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 18 (0.82%) CMDB
11 17 (0.78%) EPoS
12 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.69%) PKI
13 14 (0.64%) Clustering
13 14 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 14 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,181 (99.82%) Windows
2 780 (35.70%) Windows Server
3 486 (22.24%) Windows 7
4 350 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 276 (12.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 228 (10.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 202 (9.24%) Android
8 172 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 169 (7.73%) Apple iOS
10 159 (7.28%) Windows 8
11 139 (6.36%) Linux
12 126 (5.77%) Mac OS
13 80 (3.66%) Mac OS X
14 55 (2.52%) Windows XP
15 47 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.73%) Unix
18 13 (0.59%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.46%) CentOS
20 7 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (24.53%) ITIL
2 329 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
3 215 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 171 (7.83%) Service Management
5 161 (7.37%) Service Delivery
6 138 (6.32%) ITSM
7 126 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 101 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
8 101 (4.62%) Time Management
9 100 (4.58%) Migration
10 87 (3.98%) Asset Management
11 86 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 85 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 82 (3.75%) Presales
14 78 (3.57%) Project Management
15 77 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 76 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
17 75 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
18 74 (3.39%) Problem Management
19 70 (3.20%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 311 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 219 (10.02%) SQL
3 52 (2.38%) Python
4 27 (1.24%) C#
5 20 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 18 (0.82%) Java
7 14 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.55%) C
9 11 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.46%) PHP
11 9 (0.41%) VBScript
12 8 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.37%) C++
13 7 (0.32%) VBA
14 6 (0.27%) Tcl
14 6 (0.27%) X++
15 5 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.18%) Perl
17 3 (0.14%) Delphi
17 3 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 175 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (6.64%) Degree
3 112 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 101 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 85 (3.89%) MCSE
6 55 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (2.52%) MCP
7 45 (2.06%) MCSA
8 44 (2.01%) A+ Certification
9 37 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 36 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (1.46%) CCNA
11 32 (1.46%) CCNP
12 30 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 26 (1.19%) MCITP
14 21 (0.96%) DBS Check
15 16 (0.73%) MCDST
16 15 (0.69%) MOS
16 15 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
17 10 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (10.85%) SLA
2 70 (3.20%) GDPR
3 49 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.10%) QA
5 23 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 10 (0.46%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.14%) ITGC
11 3 (0.14%) NIST
12 2 (0.092%) MiFID
12 2 (0.092%) PMO
13 1 (0.046%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,551 (70.98%) Active Directory
2 354 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (10.94%) Hyper-V
4 102 (4.67%) vSphere
5 88 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 79 (3.62%) XenApp
7 72 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 56 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (2.47%) BitLocker
10 43 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (0.87%) Docker
12 19 (0.87%) Terminal Services
13 18 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.50%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.37%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.23%) NFS
18 4 (0.18%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 449 (20.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 363 (16.61%) SCCM
3 47 (2.15%) Jamf Pro
3 47 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
4 38 (1.74%) AirWatch
5 34 (1.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 31 (1.42%) WSUS
7 23 (1.05%) SCOM
8 20 (0.92%) Terraform
9 17 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 15 (0.69%) FortiGate
11 13 (0.59%) Nagios
12 12 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.50%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.37%) Ansible
16 6 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
17 5 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,349 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 506 (23.16%) VMware
3 321 (14.69%) Citrix
4 255 (11.67%) Cisco
5 198 (9.06%) Apple
6 147 (6.73%) ServiceNow
7 120 (5.49%) Veeam
8 109 (4.99%) HP
9 83 (3.80%) Sophos
10 73 (3.34%) Meraki
11 63 (2.88%) iManage
12 59 (2.70%) Dell
13 47 (2.15%) Google
14 43 (1.97%) Adobe
15 42 (1.92%) SAP
16 41 (1.88%) Oracle
17 36 (1.65%) Remedy
18 29 (1.33%) Sage
19 27 (1.24%) Bloomberg
20 26 (1.19%) SonicWALL