Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 102 160
Rank change year-on-year -49 +58 +77
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 988 3,953 3,383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.20% 3.13% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.24% 13.56% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 907 3,357 2,953
Median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,200 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +13.85% - +3.17%

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 9,644 29,145 35,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.44% 23.05% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,009 23,331 28,683
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,591 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% -4.02% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -57 418 £46,500 +32.86% 43
South East -29 195 £31,500 +5.00% 44
North of England -27 136 £27,636 +0.49% 54
Midlands -35 91 £27,500 -8.33% 29
South West -42 74 £34,000 +22.54% 35
North West -26 73 £32,500 +18.18% 31
East of England +66 71 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Yorkshire +25 53 £27,000 -10.00% 17
West Midlands +3 53 £28,750 -8.73% 20
East Midlands -26 38 £23,500 -21.67% 9
North East -1 10 £27,818 -20.52% 6
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 984 (99.60%) Windows
2 699 (70.75%) Active Directory
3 615 (62.25%) Office 365
4 607 (61.44%) Microsoft
5 356 (36.03%) Windows Server
6 317 (32.09%) Azure
7 289 (29.25%) Windows 7
8 277 (28.04%) VMware
9 251 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
10 242 (24.49%) SCCM
11 234 (23.68%) PowerShell
12 222 (22.47%) ITIL
13 193 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 187 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 186 (18.83%) Windows Server 2016
16 170 (17.21%) DNS
17 166 (16.80%) MS Exchange
18 165 (16.70%) SharePoint
19 159 (16.09%) Citrix
20 156 (15.79%) Finance
21 150 (15.18%) Microsoft Intune
22 143 (14.47%) Cisco
23 140 (14.17%) DHCP
24 132 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 131 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
26 126 (12.75%) TCP/IP
27 124 (12.55%) Firewall
28 115 (11.64%) Hyper-V
29 114 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
30 102 (10.32%) 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
1 166 (16.80%) MS Exchange
2 165 (16.70%) SharePoint
3 49 (4.96%) Skype for Business
4 43 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (2.23%) IIS
7 20 (2.02%) Confluence
8 19 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.61%) Mendix
13 5 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.40%) CMS
15 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.20%) Apache
16 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
17 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 251 (25.40%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.20%) Revit
7 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.10%) MODO
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) Eikon
3 1 (0.10%) Endur
3 1 (0.10%) HealthRoster
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 615 (62.25%) Office 365
2 317 (32.09%) Azure
3 100 (10.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 65 (6.58%) AWS
5 55 (5.57%) OneDrive
6 36 (3.64%) PaaS
7 32 (3.24%) SaaS
8 31 (3.14%) IaaS
9 29 (2.94%) Mimecast
10 17 (1.72%) G Suite
11 11 (1.11%) Power Platform
12 10 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.71%) Slack
15 6 (0.61%) Power Automate
15 6 (0.61%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 4 (0.40%) Yammer
17 3 (0.30%) Google Docs
17 3 (0.30%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 170 (17.21%) DNS
2 140 (14.17%) DHCP
3 126 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 124 (12.55%) Firewall
5 96 (9.72%) VPN
6 82 (8.30%) LAN
7 71 (7.19%) WAN
8 66 (6.68%) Skype
9 63 (6.38%) VoIP
10 46 (4.66%) SAN
11 41 (4.15%) Wireless
12 33 (3.34%) Unified Communications
13 31 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (2.33%) PBX
16 22 (2.23%) Network Security
17 21 (2.13%) VLAN
18 19 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (1.82%) Internet
19 18 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (0.91%) Power BI
4 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.51%) MySQL
5 5 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2019
7 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.10%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.10%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.10%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (2.94%) JIRA
2 8 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.61%) Selenium
5 5 (0.51%) MSI
6 3 (0.30%) GitLab
6 3 (0.30%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.10%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.10%) JBehave
8 1 (0.10%) JUnit
8 1 (0.10%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.10%) TestCafe
8 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
General
1 156 (15.79%) Finance
2 41 (4.15%) Banking
3 39 (3.95%) Law
4 38 (3.85%) Legal
5 26 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 25 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.52%) Retail
9 14 (1.42%) Marketing
10 12 (1.21%) Electronics
11 10 (1.01%) Advertising
12 9 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.81%) Back Office
14 6 (0.61%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.51%) Local Government
16 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.30%) French Language
18 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (18.83%) Analyst
2 185 (18.72%) Support Engineer
3 146 (14.78%) IT Support
4 108 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (10.93%) IT Engineer
5 103 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 88 (8.91%) Support Analyst
7 82 (8.30%) Desktop Support
8 65 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 61 (6.17%) Service Analyst
10 58 (5.87%) IT Support Engineer
11 57 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
12 53 (5.36%) IT Analyst
13 46 (4.66%) Desktop Engineer
14 42 (4.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 41 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 40 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 38 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 37 (3.74%) 1st Line Support
19 36 (3.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.42%) Web Services
2 11 (1.11%) .NET
2 11 (1.11%) HTML
3 8 (0.81%) CSS
4 7 (0.71%) OAuth
4 7 (0.71%) SAML
5 5 (0.51%) LDAP
5 5 (0.51%) WSH
6 4 (0.40%) pytest
6 4 (0.40%) XML
7 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.30%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.30%) XMPP
8 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.20%) DHTML
8 2 (0.20%) JSON
8 2 (0.20%) Middleware
8 2 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.29%) Management Information System
2 51 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.95%) User Experience
5 31 (3.14%) Smartphone
6 30 (3.04%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.43%) CMDB
7 24 (2.43%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.32%) iPhone
12 12 (1.21%) Blog
13 11 (1.11%) Clustering
13 11 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.11%) PKI
13 11 (1.11%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.01%) BYOD
14 10 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 984 (99.60%) Windows
2 356 (36.03%) Windows Server
3 289 (29.25%) Windows 7
4 187 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 186 (18.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 114 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (9.72%) Windows Server 2019
8 70 (7.09%) Windows 8
9 48 (4.86%) Linux
10 25 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 23 (2.33%) Android
12 18 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 17 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 17 (1.72%) Unix
14 12 (1.21%) CentOS
14 12 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (22.47%) ITIL
2 132 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 89 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 58 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (5.77%) Migration
7 53 (5.36%) Service Management
8 42 (4.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 40 (4.05%) Project Delivery
10 39 (3.95%) Incident Management
11 36 (3.64%) Line Management
11 36 (3.64%) Project Management
12 35 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (3.44%) ITSM
14 33 (3.34%) Problem Management
15 32 (3.24%) Configuration Management
16 31 (3.14%) Information Security
17 30 (3.04%) CRM
17 30 (3.04%) Document Management
17 30 (3.04%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 234 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 85 (8.60%) SQL
3 32 (3.24%) VB
4 29 (2.94%) Python
5 21 (2.13%) VBScript
6 20 (2.02%) C
7 17 (1.72%) C#
8 6 (0.61%) VBA
9 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.51%) Perl
9 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.30%) C++
11 3 (0.30%) Delphi
12 2 (0.20%) Java
12 2 (0.20%) PHP
12 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 131 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 71 (7.19%) MCSE
4 65 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 53 (5.36%) MCSA
6 52 (5.26%) Degree
7 45 (4.55%) MCP
8 20 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.82%) CCNA
9 18 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
11 13 (1.32%) MCITP
12 12 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.71%) MCDST
13 7 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.61%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.61%) HNC
15 5 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (10.32%) SLA
2 20 (2.02%) GDPR
3 10 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.91%) QA
5 6 (0.61%) NCSC
6 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 699 (70.75%) Active Directory
2 193 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (11.64%) Hyper-V
4 70 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (3.64%) vSphere
6 35 (3.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 32 (3.24%) XenApp
8 28 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (1.92%) XenDesktop
11 17 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.52%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (1.11%) VMware NSX
15 10 (1.01%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.71%) Firmware
18 6 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
19 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
20 2 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 242 (24.49%) SCCM
2 150 (15.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (3.14%) WSUS
4 25 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
5 20 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 19 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 18 (1.82%) SCOM
8 16 (1.62%) Jamf Pro
9 15 (1.52%) Ansible
10 12 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (1.11%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 9 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.91%) Puppet
13 8 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.81%) PowerCLI
14 7 (0.71%) CASB
14 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 607 (61.44%) Microsoft
2 277 (28.04%) VMware
3 159 (16.09%) Citrix
4 143 (14.47%) Cisco
5 84 (8.50%) HP
6 50 (5.06%) Apple
7 49 (4.96%) Veeam
8 47 (4.76%) Sophos
9 40 (4.05%) Dell
10 23 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 23 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 23 (2.33%) Symantec
11 21 (2.13%) Google
12 20 (2.02%) Juniper
13 19 (1.92%) MobileIron
14 17 (1.72%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.62%) Avaya
15 16 (1.62%) Ivanti
15 16 (1.62%) Remedy
16 15 (1.52%) CheckPoint