Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 94 150
Rank change year-on-year -60 +56 +56
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,235 3,718 3,329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.16% 3.21% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.48% 14.21% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 3,260 2,963
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 11,787 26,156 32,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.58% 22.56% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9,701 21,372 26,609
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -83 429 £45,000 +26.75% 39
South East -30 281 £29,000 -3.33% 41
North of England -45 189 £26,500 -5.36% 53
South West -39 126 £32,000 +18.52% 25
Midlands -35 125 £28,500 -18.57% 31
Yorkshire -9 97 £26,500 -3.64% 22
West Midlands +15 82 £29,000 -17.14% 17
East of England +63 81 £30,000 -4.76% 9
North West -59 75 £27,500 -1.79% 24
East Midlands -37 46 £27,500 -21.43% 14
North East -1 17 £33,500 +3.08% 7
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,219 (98.70%) Windows
2 896 (72.55%) Active Directory
3 759 (61.46%) Office 365
4 744 (60.24%) Microsoft
5 440 (35.63%) Windows Server
6 386 (31.26%) Azure
7 340 (27.53%) VMware
8 313 (25.34%) Windows 7
9 303 (24.53%) ITIL
10 297 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
11 258 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 237 (19.19%) SCCM
13 226 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 224 (18.14%) DNS
15 219 (17.73%) Citrix
16 214 (17.33%) MS Exchange
17 204 (16.52%) Windows Server 2016
18 197 (15.95%) PowerShell
19 190 (15.38%) DHCP
19 190 (15.38%) Firewall
20 173 (14.01%) Cisco
21 168 (13.60%) TCP/IP
22 167 (13.52%) SharePoint
23 166 (13.44%) SLA
24 156 (12.63%) Microsoft Intune
25 145 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
25 145 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
26 144 (11.66%) Finance
27 143 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
28 137 (11.09%) VPN

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
1 214 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 167 (13.52%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (3.48%) Skype for Business
6 31 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (1.54%) Confluence
8 19 (1.54%) IIS
9 11 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.40%) Apache
10 5 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.24%) CMS
13 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.081%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.081%) Drupal
14 1 (0.081%) nginx
14 1 (0.081%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.081%) WordPress
Applications
1 297 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.081%) Revit
6 1 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.24%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.081%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 759 (61.46%) Office 365
2 386 (31.26%) Azure
3 126 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 60 (4.86%) AWS
5 49 (3.97%) OneDrive
6 26 (2.11%) IaaS
6 26 (2.11%) Mimecast
7 25 (2.02%) PaaS
8 24 (1.94%) SaaS
9 21 (1.70%) G Suite
10 13 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.40%) GCP
11 5 (0.40%) Slack
12 3 (0.24%) Google Docs
12 3 (0.24%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.24%) Google Sheets
12 3 (0.24%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.16%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 224 (18.14%) DNS
2 190 (15.38%) DHCP
2 190 (15.38%) Firewall
3 168 (13.60%) TCP/IP
4 137 (11.09%) VPN
5 103 (8.34%) WAN
6 102 (8.26%) LAN
7 98 (7.94%) VoIP
8 61 (4.94%) Skype
9 55 (4.45%) Wireless
10 50 (4.05%) SAN
11 44 (3.56%) VLAN
12 40 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (3.00%) PBX
14 32 (2.59%) Unified Communications
15 30 (2.43%) VSAN
16 29 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
17 27 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (2.11%) Internet
19 24 (1.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (0.57%) MySQL
4 6 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.16%) Apache Ignite
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.081%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.081%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.081%) GIS
8 1 (0.081%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.081%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.081%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.081%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.081%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (1.78%) JIRA
2 10 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.65%) MSI
4 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.24%) GitLab
6 3 (0.24%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.081%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.081%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.081%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.081%) JBehave
7 1 (0.081%) JUnit
7 1 (0.081%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.081%) Selenium
7 1 (0.081%) TestCafe
7 1 (0.081%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.081%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (11.66%) Finance
2 70 (5.67%) Legal
3 52 (4.21%) Banking
4 43 (3.48%) Law
5 41 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.83%) Digital Economy
7 33 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 25 (2.02%) Electronics
8 25 (2.02%) Marketing
9 24 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.05%) Retail
11 12 (0.97%) Games
12 9 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.65%) Back Office
14 6 (0.49%) Advertising
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 3 (0.24%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 278 (22.51%) Analyst
2 231 (18.70%) Support Engineer
3 206 (16.68%) IT Support
4 139 (11.26%) IT Engineer
5 137 (11.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 119 (9.64%) Service Analyst
7 116 (9.39%) Service Desk Analyst
8 112 (9.07%) Support Analyst
9 108 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 99 (8.02%) IT Analyst
11 95 (7.69%) Desktop Support
12 87 (7.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 77 (6.23%) IT Support Engineer
14 64 (5.18%) 1st Line Support
15 63 (5.10%) Team Leader
16 61 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
17 57 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 53 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
19 51 (4.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 51 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.38%) Web Services
2 8 (0.65%) .NET
2 8 (0.65%) OAuth
2 8 (0.65%) SAML
3 5 (0.40%) LDAP
3 5 (0.40%) WSH
3 5 (0.40%) XMPP
4 3 (0.24%) COM
4 3 (0.24%) CSS
4 3 (0.24%) HTML
5 2 (0.16%) LAMP
5 2 (0.16%) SOAP
6 1 (0.081%) Ajax
6 1 (0.081%) HTML5
6 1 (0.081%) Node.js
6 1 (0.081%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.081%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.081%) Symfony
6 1 (0.081%) Velocity
6 1 (0.081%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 63 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (4.78%) Driving Licence
4 48 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.32%) Smartphone
6 38 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 37 (3.00%) User Experience
8 22 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.46%) iPhone
11 16 (1.30%) Replication
12 15 (1.21%) Clustering
13 14 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.97%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.97%) Blog
15 11 (0.89%) iPad
16 10 (0.81%) PKI
17 9 (0.73%) Hedge funds
18 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,219 (98.70%) Windows
2 440 (35.63%) Windows Server
3 313 (25.34%) Windows 7
4 258 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 204 (16.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 145 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 118 (9.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 77 (6.23%) Linux
9 75 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 53 (4.29%) Android
11 39 (3.16%) Mac OS
12 35 (2.83%) Apple iOS
13 25 (2.02%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.97%) CentOS
17 11 (0.89%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.57%) Unix
19 5 (0.40%) VMS
20 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (24.53%) ITIL
2 143 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
3 125 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 119 (9.64%) Service Management
5 66 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 57 (4.62%) Migration
8 56 (4.53%) Line Management
9 53 (4.29%) Project Management
10 50 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (3.81%) Document Management
12 46 (3.72%) ITIL V3
12 46 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 45 (3.64%) Coaching
13 45 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 45 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
14 44 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (3.40%) CRM
16 39 (3.16%) IT Strategy
17 38 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (15.95%) PowerShell
2 86 (6.96%) SQL
3 25 (2.02%) Python
4 21 (1.70%) VB
5 19 (1.54%) C
6 16 (1.30%) C#
7 15 (1.21%) VBScript
8 8 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.49%) PHP
10 5 (0.40%) Perl
10 5 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.40%) VBA
11 4 (0.32%) C++
11 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.32%) VB6
12 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.16%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.081%) Go
14 1 (0.081%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 145 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (7.85%) MCSE
3 83 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 76 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 56 (4.53%) Degree
6 51 (4.13%) MCSA
7 49 (3.97%) MCP
8 47 (3.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 45 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (3.40%) CCNA
11 37 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (2.27%) MCITP
13 16 (1.30%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.89%) CCNP
15 11 (0.89%) VCP6
16 9 (0.73%) MCTS
17 6 (0.49%) HNC
18 5 (0.40%) DBS Check
18 5 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (13.44%) SLA
2 55 (4.45%) GDPR
3 19 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (0.73%) QA
7 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.40%) BS25999
8 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
9 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.081%) NIST
9 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 896 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 226 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 83 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (3.56%) vSphere
6 33 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
7 29 (2.35%) XenApp
8 22 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 22 (1.78%) VMware NSX
9 19 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (1.46%) BitLocker
11 17 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.30%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (0.49%) pfSense
14 6 (0.49%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.49%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.40%) Docker
16 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 237 (19.19%) SCCM
2 156 (12.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (2.51%) WSUS
4 21 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
5 20 (1.62%) Jamf Pro
6 18 (1.46%) vCenter Server
7 17 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.97%) Ansible
10 10 (0.81%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.57%) CASB
11 7 (0.57%) Puppet
11 7 (0.57%) SCOM
12 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.49%) PaperCut
13 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.40%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 744 (60.24%) Microsoft
2 340 (27.53%) VMware
3 219 (17.73%) Citrix
4 173 (14.01%) Cisco
5 84 (6.80%) Apple
6 65 (5.26%) HP
7 43 (3.48%) Sophos
8 42 (3.40%) Dell
9 41 (3.32%) Veeam
10 36 (2.91%) Avaya
11 34 (2.75%) ServiceNow
12 29 (2.35%) Juniper
13 27 (2.19%) iManage
14 26 (2.11%) NetApp
15 24 (1.94%) Google
16 23 (1.86%) Meraki
16 23 (1.86%) SolarWinds
17 22 (1.78%) Ivanti
18 19 (1.54%) Fortinet
18 19 (1.54%) Mitel