Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 121 145
Rank change year-on-year -61 +24 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,761 1,943 3,349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.88% 2.63% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 12.43% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,683 2,796
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +11.11% -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 17,399 15,637 30,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 21.19% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,914 12,942 24,747
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -89 595 £45,000 +5.88% 68
South East -36 359 £31,500 -4.55% 52
North of England -26 305 £26,750 -16.41% 58
Midlands -18 225 £28,500 -14.29% 38
Yorkshire +8 169 £26,500 -20.90% 15
South West -58 148 £28,250 +2.73% 27
West Midlands -32 117 £30,000 -7.69% 19
North West -40 114 £27,500 -1.79% 39
East of England -37 111 £33,500 +4.69% 16
East Midlands -21 108 £25,000 -28.57% 19
North East -20 22 £26,250 -4.55% 4
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,756 (99.72%) Windows
2 1,261 (71.61%) Microsoft 365
3 1,248 (70.87%) Active Directory
4 1,142 (64.85%) Microsoft
5 625 (35.49%) Azure
6 606 (34.41%) Windows Server
7 540 (30.66%) Microsoft Office
8 533 (30.27%) Social Skills
9 501 (28.45%) VMware
10 460 (26.12%) ITIL
11 419 (23.79%) Windows 7
12 352 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 339 (19.25%) Citrix
13 339 (19.25%) Firewall
14 325 (18.46%) SharePoint
15 310 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 296 (16.81%) Microsoft Intune
17 276 (15.67%) Azure Active Directory
18 273 (15.50%) PowerShell
19 264 (14.99%) SCCM
20 258 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
21 252 (14.31%) DNS
22 248 (14.08%) MS Exchange
23 230 (13.06%) Cisco
24 229 (13.00%) DHCP
24 229 (13.00%) Finance
25 226 (12.83%) Windows Server 2016
26 221 (12.55%) Hyper-V
27 220 (12.49%) VPN
28 212 (12.04%) 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
1 325 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 248 (14.08%) MS Exchange
3 54 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 32 (1.82%) IIS
7 20 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (1.14%) nginx
8 19 (1.08%) Confluence
9 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.51%) CMS
10 9 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.45%) WordPress
12 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.057%) Apache
15 1 (0.057%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 540 (30.66%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.34%) Camtasia
7 6 (0.34%) InDesign
7 6 (0.34%) Siemens NX
7 6 (0.34%) Solid Edge
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.74%) Sage 200
2 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.57%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.34%) Shopify
3 6 (0.34%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.28%) AlphaBridge
4 5 (0.28%) Alphatax
4 5 (0.28%) Eikon
4 5 (0.28%) Farmplan
4 5 (0.28%) KEYPrime
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.17%) Endur
6 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
6 3 (0.17%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1,261 (71.61%) Microsoft 365
2 625 (35.49%) Azure
3 276 (15.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 117 (6.64%) OneDrive
5 92 (5.22%) AWS
6 54 (3.07%) Mimecast
7 41 (2.33%) Power Platform
8 40 (2.27%) SaaS
9 27 (1.53%) IaaS
10 25 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.19%) Google Workspace
11 21 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 20 (1.14%) PaaS
13 14 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (0.74%) Serverless
15 10 (0.57%) Power Automate
16 7 (0.40%) GitHub
17 6 (0.34%) Cloudflare
17 6 (0.34%) Slack
17 6 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 339 (19.25%) Firewall
2 252 (14.31%) DNS
3 229 (13.00%) DHCP
4 220 (12.49%) VPN
5 200 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 166 (9.43%) LAN
7 160 (9.09%) WAN
8 99 (5.62%) VoIP
9 87 (4.94%) VLAN
10 78 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
11 77 (4.37%) Wireless
12 74 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
13 66 (3.75%) Internet
14 63 (3.58%) SAN
15 59 (3.35%) Skype
16 41 (2.33%) Network Security
17 38 (2.16%) NetScaler
18 28 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (1.59%) MPLS
19 27 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.02%) Power BI
6 18 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 16 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.62%) Redis
10 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.45%) FileMaker
13 7 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 42 (2.39%) JIRA
2 24 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.62%) Moq
5 11 (0.62%) MSI
6 10 (0.57%) NUnit
7 6 (0.34%) Cactus
7 6 (0.34%) gulp
7 6 (0.34%) webpack
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.23%) Selenium
10 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.11%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.11%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.11%) Rational Team Concert
12 1 (0.057%) AutoIt
12 1 (0.057%) Chocolatey
General
1 533 (30.27%) Social Skills
2 229 (13.00%) Finance
3 105 (5.96%) Legal
4 99 (5.62%) Law
5 97 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (2.95%) Retail
7 46 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.39%) Banking
8 42 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
9 38 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
10 34 (1.93%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
12 28 (1.59%) Marketing
13 24 (1.36%) Public Sector
14 22 (1.25%) Back Office
15 21 (1.19%) Financial Institution
16 19 (1.08%) Digital Economy
17 11 (0.62%) Electronics
17 11 (0.62%) Front Office
18 9 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 469 (26.63%) Analyst
2 334 (18.97%) IT Support
3 281 (15.96%) Support Engineer
4 242 (13.74%) Support Analyst
5 193 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 187 (10.62%) IT Analyst
7 173 (9.82%) Service Analyst
8 166 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 156 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 156 (8.86%) IT Engineer
10 124 (7.04%) IT Support Analyst
11 111 (6.30%) Desktop Support
12 91 (5.17%) IT Support Engineer
13 86 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 81 (4.60%) Support Technician
15 71 (4.03%) IT Technician
16 70 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
17 68 (3.86%) 1st Line Support
18 67 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 67 (3.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.76%) .NET
2 23 (1.31%) HTML
3 19 (1.08%) Web Services
4 17 (0.97%) XML
5 16 (0.91%) CSS
6 14 (0.80%) JSON
7 13 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.62%) Ajax
8 11 (0.62%) jQuery
8 11 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.40%) Node.js
10 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.34%) COM
10 6 (0.34%) Laravel
10 6 (0.34%) PHP-FPM
10 6 (0.34%) Sass
10 6 (0.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (0.28%) XMPP
12 4 (0.23%) SOAP
12 4 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 70 (3.98%) Management Information System
2 66 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
3 60 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 56 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 52 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (2.39%) iPhone
7 27 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 27 (1.53%) iPad
7 27 (1.53%) User Experience
8 23 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 22 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.08%) Clustering
11 17 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 17 (0.97%) Replication
11 17 (0.97%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.80%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.68%) NHS
13 12 (0.68%) PKI
14 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1,756 (99.72%) Windows
2 606 (34.41%) Windows Server
3 419 (23.79%) Windows 7
4 310 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 226 (12.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 181 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 181 (10.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 164 (9.31%) Linux
8 138 (7.84%) Android
9 116 (6.59%) Windows 8
10 108 (6.13%) Apple iOS
11 77 (4.37%) Mac OS
12 58 (3.29%) Mac OS X
13 46 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (1.53%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.91%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.51%) CentOS
16 9 (0.51%) Unix
17 7 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (26.12%) ITIL
2 258 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
3 212 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 145 (8.23%) Service Management
5 135 (7.67%) Service Delivery
6 95 (5.39%) Incident Management
7 91 (5.17%) ITSM
8 90 (5.11%) Migration
9 75 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 74 (4.20%) Project Management
11 70 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 67 (3.80%) Asset Management
13 64 (3.63%) Application Packaging
13 64 (3.63%) Time Management
14 63 (3.58%) Mentoring
15 62 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (3.01%) Problem Management
17 52 (2.95%) Project Delivery
18 51 (2.90%) Line Management
19 50 (2.84%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 273 (15.50%) PowerShell
2 188 (10.68%) SQL
3 51 (2.90%) Python
4 28 (1.59%) C#
5 18 (1.02%) VBScript
6 17 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 16 (0.91%) C
8 15 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.74%) PHP
10 10 (0.57%) Java
10 10 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.45%) X++
12 7 (0.40%) VBA
13 6 (0.34%) VB
14 5 (0.28%) Tcl
15 4 (0.23%) Perl
16 3 (0.17%) C++
16 3 (0.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 189 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (6.59%) MCSE
3 84 (4.77%) Degree
4 64 (3.63%) Security Cleared
5 58 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (3.18%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 42 (2.39%) MCSA
9 41 (2.33%) MCP
10 40 (2.27%) CCNA
10 40 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 27 (1.53%) MCITP
12 22 (1.25%) CCNP
13 21 (1.19%) A+ Certification
14 13 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (0.68%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.57%) MOS
17 8 (0.45%) MCDST
17 8 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
17 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (10.56%) SLA
2 58 (3.29%) GDPR
3 41 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.87%) QA
5 15 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.34%) NIST
8 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.17%) BS25999
10 3 (0.17%) PMO
11 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.057%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.057%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,248 (70.87%) Active Directory
2 352 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 77 (4.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 61 (3.46%) vSphere
6 57 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
7 54 (3.07%) XenApp
8 53 (3.01%) XenDesktop
9 49 (2.78%) BitLocker
9 49 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.80%) Docker
13 12 (0.68%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.51%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.51%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.28%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
16 5 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 296 (16.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 264 (14.99%) SCCM
3 38 (2.16%) WSUS
4 33 (1.87%) Jamf Pro
5 31 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
6 29 (1.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 27 (1.53%) AirWatch
8 16 (0.91%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.74%) Puppet
10 12 (0.68%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.68%) Nagios
11 11 (0.62%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.57%) SCOM
13 8 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.40%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.40%) PaperCut
15 6 (0.34%) Ansible
15 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.34%) SCDPM
15 6 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,142 (64.85%) Microsoft
2 501 (28.45%) VMware
3 339 (19.25%) Citrix
4 230 (13.06%) Cisco
5 125 (7.10%) Apple
6 85 (4.83%) HP
6 85 (4.83%) Veeam
7 64 (3.63%) Sophos
8 59 (3.35%) ServiceNow
9 52 (2.95%) Meraki
10 47 (2.67%) Oracle
11 43 (2.44%) Dell
12 40 (2.27%) iManage
13 39 (2.21%) Google
14 34 (1.93%) SonicWALL
15 32 (1.82%) SAP
16 27 (1.53%) Avaya
17 26 (1.48%) NetApp
18 25 (1.42%) Sage
19 24 (1.36%) Ivanti