Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 152 218
Rank change year-on-year +55 +66 +144
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4,046 3,453 2,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.19% 2.27% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.94% 9.81% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,379 2,962 2,445
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% -1.31%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,150 £55,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.84% -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 29,026 35,215 41,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.90% 23.13% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23,337 28,660 34,001
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,263 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +56 1,725 £35,000 -6.67% 239
South East +50 895 £30,000 - 205
North of England +55 511 £27,500 - 179
Midlands +82 393 £31,750 +2.42% 102
South West +62 357 £27,500 -13.02% 79
North West +69 298 £27,500 - 96
East Midlands +77 221 £31,500 -3.08% 47
Yorkshire +7 175 £27,500 -5.17% 64
West Midlands +46 172 £32,000 +6.67% 55
East of England -42 141 £31,500 +5.00% 66
North East +25 38 £31,000 +43.35% 19
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 4,031 (99.63%) Windows
2 2,637 (65.18%) Active Directory
3 2,360 (58.33%) Office 365
4 2,279 (56.33%) Microsoft
5 1,809 (44.71%) Windows 7
6 1,369 (33.84%) Windows Server
7 1,216 (30.05%) Microsoft Office
8 1,144 (28.27%) ITIL
9 1,041 (25.73%) VMware
10 954 (23.58%) Azure
11 829 (20.49%) SCCM
12 816 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 717 (17.72%) Citrix
14 701 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 672 (16.61%) MS Exchange
16 617 (15.25%) DNS
17 565 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 547 (13.52%) Firewall
19 544 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
20 536 (13.25%) Cisco
21 529 (13.07%) TCP/IP
22 528 (13.05%) DHCP
23 527 (13.03%) Finance
24 512 (12.65%) PowerShell
25 488 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
26 477 (11.79%) Hyper-V
27 463 (11.44%) LAN
28 452 (11.17%) Windows 8
29 447 (11.05%) SLA
30 420 (10.38%) WAN

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
1 672 (16.61%) MS Exchange
2 360 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 216 (5.34%) Skype for Business
4 196 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 177 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 90 (2.22%) IIS
7 45 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 42 (1.04%) IBM Notes
9 36 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 30 (0.74%) CMS
11 25 (0.62%) Confluence
12 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.32%) Apache
14 13 (0.32%) Tornado
15 9 (0.22%) SAS
16 8 (0.20%) nginx
17 7 (0.17%) IBM Domino
18 4 (0.099%) Alfresco
18 4 (0.099%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1,216 (30.05%) Microsoft Office
2 131 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 96 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 16 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.099%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.025%) HipChat
12 1 (0.025%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.025%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.025%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.025%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.025%) Revit
Business Applications
1 25 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.30%) assyst
3 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.22%) Exchequer
5 6 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.074%) Eikon
7 3 (0.074%) Q-Pulse
7 3 (0.074%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.049%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.049%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.049%) Line 50
8 2 (0.049%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.049%) Primavera
8 2 (0.049%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,360 (58.33%) Office 365
2 954 (23.58%) Azure
3 320 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 246 (6.08%) AWS
5 140 (3.46%) OneDrive
6 70 (1.73%) IaaS
7 67 (1.66%) SaaS
8 41 (1.01%) G Suite
9 37 (0.91%) Mimecast
10 32 (0.79%) PaaS
11 26 (0.64%) Power Platform
12 21 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (0.52%) Yammer
13 17 (0.42%) GCP
13 17 (0.42%) PowerApps
14 13 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (0.32%) SoftLayer
15 12 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 8 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 617 (15.25%) DNS
2 547 (13.52%) Firewall
3 529 (13.07%) TCP/IP
4 528 (13.05%) DHCP
5 463 (11.44%) LAN
6 420 (10.38%) WAN
7 330 (8.16%) VPN
8 285 (7.04%) VoIP
9 265 (6.55%) Skype
10 191 (4.72%) Wireless
11 176 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
12 169 (4.18%) VLAN
13 155 (3.83%) SAN
14 137 (3.39%) Internet
15 117 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
16 48 (1.19%) NAS
17 47 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
18 46 (1.14%) IP Telephony
19 40 (0.99%) Network Security
19 40 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 18 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.30%) MySQL
8 12 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (0.25%) Data Lake
11 9 (0.22%) Power BI
12 8 (0.20%) Big Data
12 8 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (1.56%) MSI
2 60 (1.48%) JIRA
3 36 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 8 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.17%) Subversion
10 5 (0.12%) AdminStudio
10 5 (0.12%) Chocolatey
11 4 (0.099%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.099%) webpack
11 4 (0.099%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.074%) Ant
12 3 (0.074%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.074%) YouTrack
13 2 (0.049%) Moq
General
1 527 (13.03%) Finance
2 172 (4.25%) Law
3 161 (3.98%) Public Sector
4 144 (3.56%) Legal
5 120 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 98 (2.42%) Retail
7 90 (2.22%) Banking
8 71 (1.75%) Aerospace
9 65 (1.61%) Marketing
10 53 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.84%) Electronics
12 27 (0.67%) Back Office
12 27 (0.67%) Military
13 26 (0.64%) French Language
14 23 (0.57%) Publishing
15 22 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.40%) German Language
17 15 (0.37%) Advertising
18 12 (0.30%) Local Government
19 11 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 922 (22.79%) Analyst
2 858 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 773 (19.11%) IT Support
4 492 (12.16%) IT Engineer
5 479 (11.84%) Support Analyst
6 447 (11.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 389 (9.61%) Service Analyst
8 378 (9.34%) Desktop Support
9 340 (8.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 336 (8.30%) IT Support Engineer
11 325 (8.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 322 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 321 (7.93%) IT Analyst
14 252 (6.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 247 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
16 222 (5.49%) IT Support Analyst
17 176 (4.35%) Consultant
18 173 (4.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 164 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
20 162 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (2.13%) .NET
2 37 (0.91%) JSON
3 36 (0.89%) HTML
4 34 (0.84%) XML
5 23 (0.57%) CSS
6 19 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 19 (0.47%) LDAP
7 18 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.40%) X-Windows
9 15 (0.37%) Apache Flex
9 15 (0.37%) Web Services
10 12 (0.30%) Middleware
11 11 (0.27%) COM
12 10 (0.25%) VCL
13 9 (0.22%) React
14 8 (0.20%) RESTful
14 8 (0.20%) XMPP
15 7 (0.17%) Software Packaging
16 6 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
17 5 (0.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 187 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 179 (4.42%) iPhone
4 177 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 172 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 163 (4.03%) Driving Licence
7 139 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 100 (2.47%) iPad
9 99 (2.45%) Blackberry
10 79 (1.95%) User Experience
11 78 (1.93%) Smartphone
12 53 (1.31%) Replication
13 48 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
14 42 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 41 (1.01%) Public Cloud
16 38 (0.94%) Hedge funds
17 35 (0.87%) Fat Client
17 35 (0.87%) Thin Client
18 26 (0.64%) Clustering
19 24 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4,031 (99.63%) Windows
2 1,809 (44.71%) Windows 7
3 1,369 (33.84%) Windows Server
4 816 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 565 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 452 (11.17%) Windows 8
7 262 (6.48%) Linux
8 244 (6.03%) Android
9 220 (5.44%) Apple iOS
10 181 (4.47%) Mac OS
11 149 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 142 (3.51%) Mac OS X
13 94 (2.32%) Windows XP
14 56 (1.38%) Ubuntu
15 37 (0.91%) Windows Vista
16 35 (0.87%) CentOS
17 34 (0.84%) Unix
18 21 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (0.37%) Windows 2000
20 12 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (28.27%) ITIL
2 544 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
3 413 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 264 (6.52%) Service Management
5 251 (6.20%) Migration
6 246 (6.08%) Mentoring
7 224 (5.54%) Service Delivery
8 201 (4.97%) Mobile Device Management
9 173 (4.28%) Information Security
10 169 (4.18%) ITSM
11 166 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
12 164 (4.05%) Change Management
13 162 (4.00%) Time Management
14 156 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 148 (3.66%) Asset Management
16 147 (3.63%) Project Delivery
17 144 (3.56%) Incident Management
18 142 (3.51%) Project Management
19 122 (3.02%) Security Management
20 115 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 512 (12.65%) PowerShell
2 261 (6.45%) SQL
3 87 (2.15%) C#
4 61 (1.51%) VBScript
5 60 (1.48%) C
5 60 (1.48%) Python
6 40 (0.99%) VB
7 36 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 32 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 24 (0.59%) C++
10 21 (0.52%) Java
10 21 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.30%) PHP
12 10 (0.25%) Ada
12 10 (0.25%) Delphi
13 9 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.20%) VBA
15 7 (0.17%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.15%) Perl
17 5 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 488 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 330 (8.16%) Degree
3 223 (5.51%) MCSE
4 202 (4.99%) MCSA
5 185 (4.57%) MCP
6 169 (4.18%) Security Cleared
7 165 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 121 (2.99%) CCNA
9 92 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 81 (2.00%) A+ Certification
11 79 (1.95%) SC Cleared
12 75 (1.85%) MCITP
13 45 (1.11%) CCNP
14 32 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (0.77%) DBS Check
16 26 (0.64%) CCA
17 25 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
18 24 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 23 (0.57%) DV Cleared
20 21 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (11.05%) SLA
2 63 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (0.84%) GDPR
4 30 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.47%) QA
6 15 (0.37%) PMO
7 14 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.25%) NIST
9 9 (0.22%) IEC 61131
10 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.049%) HL7
13 2 (0.049%) ITGC
13 2 (0.049%) NCSC
13 2 (0.049%) RMADS
14 1 (0.025%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 2,637 (65.18%) Active Directory
2 701 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 477 (11.79%) Hyper-V
4 200 (4.94%) XenApp
5 152 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
5 152 (3.76%) XenDesktop
6 134 (3.31%) vSphere
7 83 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
8 62 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
9 55 (1.36%) BitLocker
9 55 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 28 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 27 (0.67%) VMware NSX
13 25 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 20 (0.49%) UAG
15 17 (0.42%) Docker
16 15 (0.37%) VirtualBox
17 14 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 829 (20.49%) SCCM
2 375 (9.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 140 (3.46%) WSUS
4 90 (2.22%) SCOM
5 71 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 62 (1.53%) vCenter Server
7 40 (0.99%) AirWatch
8 35 (0.87%) Ansible
9 33 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 32 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 30 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
12 28 (0.69%) NetBackup
12 28 (0.69%) vRealize
13 27 (0.67%) PaperCut
14 24 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
14 24 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
15 20 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
15 20 (0.49%) Perfmon
16 17 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 16 (0.40%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 2,279 (56.33%) Microsoft
2 1,041 (25.73%) VMware
3 717 (17.72%) Citrix
4 536 (13.25%) Cisco
5 321 (7.93%) Apple
6 225 (5.56%) HP
7 183 (4.52%) ServiceNow
8 164 (4.05%) Dell
9 161 (3.98%) Veeam
10 105 (2.60%) Ivanti
11 81 (2.00%) Symantec
12 76 (1.88%) Avaya
13 72 (1.78%) iManage
14 71 (1.75%) Meraki
15 65 (1.61%) Adobe
16 64 (1.58%) Sophos
17 56 (1.38%) McAfee
18 53 (1.31%) Mitel
18 53 (1.31%) Oracle
19 52 (1.29%) NetApp