Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 235 376
Rank change year-on-year +81 +141 +725
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,353 2,562 1,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.20% 1.57% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.60% 6.27% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,849 2,261 1,308
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +1.61% -1.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £52,575
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +1.61% -1.59%

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 34,931 40,856 45,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.92% 25.00% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28,376 33,058 38,509
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +86 1,506 £37,500 - 168
South East +51 651 £29,000 +3.57% 98
North of England +73 413 £27,500 +10.00% 97
East of England +49 302 £29,000 -3.33% 35
Midlands +26 268 £30,000 +3.45% 53
South West +34 215 £32,500 +4.84% 42
North West +22 207 £30,000 +20.00% 58
Yorkshire +77 182 £28,000 +9.80% 33
West Midlands +25 155 £28,500 -5.00% 33
East Midlands +4 109 £32,500 +18.18% 20
North East -5 24 £21,313 -7.84% 6
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 3,346 (99.79%) Windows
2 2,169 (64.69%) Active Directory
3 2,117 (63.14%) Windows 7
4 1,920 (57.26%) Microsoft
5 1,651 (49.24%) Office 365
6 1,371 (40.89%) Windows Server
7 1,145 (34.15%) Microsoft Office
8 1,005 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 885 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 875 (26.10%) VMware
11 836 (24.93%) ITIL
12 759 (22.64%) Citrix
13 752 (22.43%) SCCM
14 653 (19.48%) MS Exchange
15 645 (19.24%) DNS
16 569 (16.97%) DHCP
17 551 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
18 535 (15.96%) Firewall
19 534 (15.93%) PowerShell
20 516 (15.39%) VMware Infrastructure
21 513 (15.30%) Finance
22 499 (14.88%) Windows 8
23 498 (14.85%) TCP/IP
24 427 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
25 403 (12.02%) Hyper-V
26 398 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
27 386 (11.51%) Cisco
28 352 (10.50%) LAN
29 333 (9.93%) VPN
30 327 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 653 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 268 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 260 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 184 (5.49%) Skype for Business
5 146 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 72 (2.15%) IIS
7 62 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 43 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (0.84%) Confluence
11 22 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.48%) CMS
13 13 (0.39%) IBM Domino
14 8 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.24%) Site Server
15 6 (0.18%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.18%) WordPress
16 4 (0.12%) Apache
16 4 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1,145 (34.15%) Microsoft Office
2 137 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 91 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 40 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.089%) CATIA
9 3 (0.089%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.060%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.030%) Houdini
11 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.030%) Maya
11 1 (0.030%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 16 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.42%) Carpe Diem
4 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 4 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.089%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.089%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.089%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.060%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.030%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.030%) Lawson
9 1 (0.030%) Primavera
9 1 (0.030%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.030%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,651 (49.24%) Office 365
2 551 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 85 (2.54%) Mimecast
6 81 (2.42%) PaaS
7 80 (2.39%) IaaS
8 48 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (1.37%) OneDrive
10 40 (1.19%) G Suite
11 30 (0.89%) SaaS
12 24 (0.72%) npm
13 13 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.33%) NuGet
15 10 (0.30%) Yammer
16 8 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 8 (0.24%) Slack
17 6 (0.18%) Force.com
17 6 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.18%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 645 (19.24%) DNS
2 569 (16.97%) DHCP
3 535 (15.96%) Firewall
4 498 (14.85%) TCP/IP
5 352 (10.50%) LAN
6 333 (9.93%) VPN
7 317 (9.45%) WAN
8 207 (6.17%) VoIP
9 185 (5.52%) Skype
10 165 (4.92%) SAN
11 151 (4.50%) Internet
12 144 (4.29%) Wireless
13 130 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
14 99 (2.95%) VLAN
15 94 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
16 85 (2.54%) Network Security
17 64 (1.91%) Unified Communications
18 48 (1.43%) NetScaler
19 45 (1.34%) IP Telephony
20 43 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (0.84%) MySQL
5 17 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.21%) SQLite
12 6 (0.18%) Big Data
12 6 (0.18%) MS Access
12 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.15%) Power BI
14 4 (0.12%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 58 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 56 (1.67%) MSI
3 39 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.04%) JIRA
5 28 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.75%) AdminStudio
7 24 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (0.57%) WinDbg
9 17 (0.51%) InstallShield
10 14 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.39%) Gradle
11 13 (0.39%) Jasmine
11 13 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (0.33%) Chocolatey
12 11 (0.33%) Subversion
12 11 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
13 9 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.27%) Redmine
13 9 (0.27%) Trac
General
1 513 (15.30%) Finance
2 159 (4.74%) Law
3 143 (4.26%) Legal
4 109 (3.25%) Banking
5 94 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.45%) Retail
7 62 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 42 (1.25%) Marketing
10 35 (1.04%) Back Office
10 35 (1.04%) Electronics
11 25 (0.75%) Advertising
12 23 (0.69%) Games
13 19 (0.57%) French Language
14 17 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.51%) Publishing
15 14 (0.42%) Front Office
16 7 (0.21%) Automotive
16 7 (0.21%) Billing
17 5 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 809 (24.13%) Analyst
2 742 (22.13%) Support Engineer
3 628 (18.73%) IT Support
4 536 (15.99%) Desktop Support
5 450 (13.42%) Support Analyst
6 343 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 311 (9.28%) IT Engineer
8 301 (8.98%) IT Analyst
9 293 (8.74%) Service Analyst
10 274 (8.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 257 (7.66%) Desktop Engineer
12 241 (7.19%) IT Support Engineer
13 236 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 228 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
15 190 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 172 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 154 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
18 147 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 131 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
20 127 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.00%) .NET
2 46 (1.37%) Software Packaging
2 46 (1.37%) Web Services
3 39 (1.16%) HTML
4 32 (0.95%) AngularJS
5 29 (0.86%) HTML5
6 24 (0.72%) CSS
7 22 (0.66%) Node.js
8 21 (0.63%) X-Windows
9 20 (0.60%) Angular 2
10 18 (0.54%) JSON
10 18 (0.54%) REST
11 17 (0.51%) LDAP
11 17 (0.51%) XML
12 16 (0.48%) RESTful
12 16 (0.48%) Sass
13 14 (0.42%) COM
13 14 (0.42%) Entity Framework
13 14 (0.42%) SOAP
14 13 (0.39%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 206 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
3 178 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 102 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
5 93 (2.77%) Blackberry
6 90 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 86 (2.56%) PKI
8 84 (2.51%) Fat Client
8 84 (2.51%) Thin Client
9 83 (2.48%) iPhone
10 78 (2.33%) Driving Licence
11 77 (2.30%) User Experience
12 66 (1.97%) Smartphone
13 63 (1.88%) Computer Science
14 48 (1.43%) iPad
15 41 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
16 37 (1.10%) Clustering
17 36 (1.07%) Replication
18 34 (1.01%) Hedge funds
19 29 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,346 (99.79%) Windows
2 2,117 (63.14%) Windows 7
3 1,371 (40.89%) Windows Server
4 1,005 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 885 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 499 (14.88%) Windows 8
7 296 (8.83%) Linux
8 186 (5.55%) Android
9 175 (5.22%) Apple iOS
10 160 (4.77%) Mac OS X
11 121 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 117 (3.49%) Windows XP
13 99 (2.95%) Mac OS
14 50 (1.49%) CentOS
15 49 (1.46%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 23 (0.69%) Unix
18 12 (0.36%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone
20 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (24.93%) ITIL
2 427 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
3 327 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 220 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (6.20%) Migration
6 192 (5.73%) Service Management
7 184 (5.49%) Project Management
8 183 (5.46%) Service Delivery
9 134 (4.00%) ITIL V3
10 131 (3.91%) ITSM
11 125 (3.73%) DevOps
11 125 (3.73%) PRINCE2
12 117 (3.49%) Application Packaging
13 109 (3.25%) Incident Management
14 108 (3.22%) Asset Management
15 103 (3.07%) Mobile Device Management
16 101 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
17 96 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
18 90 (2.68%) Time Management
19 86 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 534 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 271 (8.08%) SQL
3 127 (3.79%) VBScript
4 64 (1.91%) C#
5 56 (1.67%) VB
6 44 (1.31%) C
7 41 (1.22%) Python
8 32 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 27 (0.81%) C++
10 26 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 22 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 15 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.39%) Go
14 13 (0.39%) PHP
14 13 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.30%) Ruby
16 8 (0.24%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.24%) Java
17 7 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 398 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 226 (6.74%) MCSE
3 207 (6.17%) Degree
4 172 (5.13%) MCP
5 144 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 138 (4.12%) MCSA
7 107 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 74 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 59 (1.76%) A+ Certification
10 57 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 53 (1.58%) CCNA
12 47 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 47 (1.40%) MCDST
13 41 (1.22%) DV Cleared
14 39 (1.16%) MCITP
15 31 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 30 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
18 24 (0.72%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (8.80%) SLA
2 55 (1.64%) GDPR
3 45 (1.34%) QA
4 36 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.30%) PMO
6 8 (0.24%) PSD2
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.060%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.030%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,169 (64.69%) Active Directory
2 516 (15.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 403 (12.02%) Hyper-V
4 254 (7.58%) XenApp
5 206 (6.14%) XenDesktop
6 143 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 81 (2.42%) BitLocker
8 81 (2.42%) vSphere
9 70 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
10 41 (1.22%) XenServer
11 32 (0.95%) Docker
12 29 (0.86%) Terminal Services
12 29 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 23 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
14 18 (0.54%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.36%) LXC
15 12 (0.36%) pfSense
16 10 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 752 (22.43%) SCCM
2 118 (3.52%) WSUS
3 109 (3.25%) SCOM
4 107 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 64 (1.91%) Backup Exec
6 52 (1.55%) AirWatch
7 44 (1.31%) vRealize
8 34 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 31 (0.92%) SCOrch
10 29 (0.86%) vCenter Server
11 27 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.81%) ZABBIX
12 23 (0.69%) Ansible
12 23 (0.69%) XenMobile
13 21 (0.63%) Perfmon
14 20 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
15 19 (0.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 18 (0.54%) WMI
17 17 (0.51%) Nagios
18 15 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,920 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 875 (26.10%) VMware
3 759 (22.64%) Citrix
4 386 (11.51%) Cisco
5 239 (7.13%) Apple
6 166 (4.95%) HP
7 123 (3.67%) Ivanti
8 117 (3.49%) Dell
9 95 (2.83%) Bloomberg
10 91 (2.71%) Veeam
11 83 (2.48%) ServiceNow
12 80 (2.39%) Adobe
13 77 (2.30%) Avaya
14 76 (2.27%) McAfee
15 67 (2.00%) Symantec
16 63 (1.88%) iManage
17 60 (1.79%) Reuters
18 51 (1.52%) NetApp
19 50 (1.49%) Meraki
20 45 (1.34%) IBM