Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 124 168
Rank change year-on-year -16 +44 +92
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,427 3,651 3,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.75% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.30% 12.03% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,297 3,083 2,828
Median annual salary £38,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.31% -1.54% -
10th Percentile £23,400 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,200 £65,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.63% -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 12,625 30,351 37,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.30% 22.86% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10,330 24,155 30,076
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 10 August 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 10 August 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 -9 616 £45,000 +28.57% 18
South East -2 282 £33,750 +12.50% 28
North of England +2 195 £33,500 +21.82% 29
Midlands -8 132 £35,000 +16.67% 25
South West -23 105 £32,500 +8.33% 37
North West +4 100 £33,500 +21.82% 13
East of England +14 94 £32,500 +8.33% 11
West Midlands +33 81 £33,250 +9.92% 10
Yorkshire +46 75 £36,500 +32.73% 9
East Midlands -20 51 £37,500 +31.58% 15
North East +14 20 £29,568 +25.82% 7
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 1,426 (99.93%) Windows
2 943 (66.08%) Active Directory
3 904 (63.35%) Office 365
4 857 (60.06%) Microsoft
5 510 (35.74%) Windows Server
6 466 (32.66%) Windows 7
7 457 (32.03%) Azure
8 382 (26.77%) SCCM
9 378 (26.49%) VMware
10 368 (25.79%) Microsoft Office
11 336 (23.55%) ITIL
12 276 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 276 (19.34%) Windows Server 2016
13 275 (19.27%) PowerShell
14 241 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 232 (16.26%) DNS
16 226 (15.84%) Finance
17 216 (15.14%) DHCP
18 214 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
19 213 (14.93%) Cisco
20 212 (14.86%) MS Exchange
21 208 (14.58%) Citrix
22 205 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
23 188 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 186 (13.03%) Firewall
25 179 (12.54%) TCP/IP
25 179 (12.54%) Hyper-V
26 178 (12.47%) SharePoint
27 176 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
28 175 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 212 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 178 (12.47%) SharePoint
3 63 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (3.71%) Skype for Business
5 37 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.10%) IIS
7 23 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.70%) Confluence
8 10 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.42%) Mendix
10 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.21%) CMS
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.14%) Moodle
12 2 (0.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.070%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 368 (25.79%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Revit
7 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.070%) InDesign
7 1 (0.070%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.070%) MODO
7 1 (0.070%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.70%) Salerio
3 8 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Eikon
5 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.14%) Shopify
5 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.070%) HealthRoster
6 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 904 (63.35%) Office 365
2 457 (32.03%) Azure
3 162 (11.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 104 (7.29%) AWS
5 75 (5.26%) OneDrive
6 61 (4.27%) PaaS
7 57 (3.99%) IaaS
8 47 (3.29%) SaaS
9 42 (2.94%) Mimecast
10 26 (1.82%) Power Platform
11 17 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.77%) G Suite
12 11 (0.77%) Slack
13 10 (0.70%) Yammer
14 7 (0.49%) GCP
15 6 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (0.42%) Power Automate
16 5 (0.35%) PowerApps
17 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 232 (16.26%) DNS
2 216 (15.14%) DHCP
3 186 (13.03%) Firewall
4 179 (12.54%) TCP/IP
5 150 (10.51%) LAN
6 126 (8.83%) WAN
7 124 (8.69%) VPN
8 83 (5.82%) VoIP
9 76 (5.33%) Skype
10 63 (4.41%) SAN
11 59 (4.13%) Wireless
12 52 (3.64%) Internet
13 46 (3.22%) VLAN
14 41 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
15 38 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (2.17%) NetScaler
17 26 (1.82%) Network Security
18 25 (1.75%) Unified Communications
19 22 (1.54%) WebEx
20 21 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (1.75%) Power BI
4 19 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2017
7 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.70%) MySQL
9 8 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (0.49%) MS Access
10 7 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.42%) Data Lake
11 6 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 44 (3.08%) JIRA
2 12 (0.84%) MSI
3 11 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.49%) Selenium
5 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.14%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.070%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.070%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.070%) GitLab
8 1 (0.070%) Jenkins
General
1 226 (15.84%) Finance
2 66 (4.63%) Law
3 57 (3.99%) Legal
4 46 (3.22%) Public Sector
5 37 (2.59%) Retail
6 36 (2.52%) Banking
7 31 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.68%) Marketing
9 20 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.84%) Advertising
11 11 (0.77%) Back Office
12 10 (0.70%) Local Government
13 9 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.63%) Games
14 7 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.49%) Front Office
14 7 (0.49%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Automotive
16 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (19.83%) Analyst
2 282 (19.76%) Support Engineer
3 240 (16.82%) IT Support
4 162 (11.35%) IT Engineer
5 141 (9.88%) Support Analyst
6 136 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 130 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 123 (8.62%) Desktop Support
9 99 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 83 (5.82%) Consultant
11 80 (5.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 80 (5.61%) IT Analyst
12 68 (4.77%) Desktop Engineer
13 67 (4.70%) Service Analyst
14 61 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
15 59 (4.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 59 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
16 55 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 48 (3.36%) IT Support Analyst
18 46 (3.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.66%) .NET
2 15 (1.05%) Web Services
3 12 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (0.70%) HTML
4 10 (0.70%) JSON
4 10 (0.70%) ODBC
4 10 (0.70%) Regular Expression
5 8 (0.56%) LDAP
6 7 (0.49%) CSS
7 6 (0.42%) WSH
8 5 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.35%) jQuery
8 5 (0.35%) XML
9 4 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.28%) pytest
9 4 (0.28%) SAML
9 4 (0.28%) XMPP
9 4 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 39 (2.73%) User Experience
5 39 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (2.45%) Smartphone
7 30 (2.10%) CMDB
8 29 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 25 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.40%) iPad
10 20 (1.40%) iPhone
11 19 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.26%) Clustering
13 16 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.98%) Replication
15 13 (0.91%) Device Driver
15 13 (0.91%) Equities
15 13 (0.91%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1,426 (99.93%) Windows
2 510 (35.74%) Windows Server
3 466 (32.66%) Windows 7
4 276 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 276 (19.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 175 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (7.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 98 (6.87%) Windows 8
8 79 (5.54%) Linux
9 49 (3.43%) Apple iOS
10 37 (2.59%) Android
11 35 (2.45%) Unix
12 32 (2.24%) Windows XP
13 29 (2.03%) Mac OS
14 26 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.56%) CentOS
18 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (23.55%) ITIL
2 188 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 176 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (6.10%) Migration
5 86 (6.03%) Project Delivery
6 71 (4.98%) Project Management
7 70 (4.91%) Service Delivery
8 69 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
9 68 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 64 (4.48%) Service Management
11 59 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (4.06%) Line Management
13 54 (3.78%) Information Security
14 49 (3.43%) Presales
15 48 (3.36%) Incident Management
16 47 (3.29%) Patch Management
17 46 (3.22%) Cybersecurity
18 44 (3.08%) ITSM
18 44 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 42 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 275 (19.27%) PowerShell
2 132 (9.25%) SQL
3 33 (2.31%) VBScript
4 31 (2.17%) VB
5 23 (1.61%) C#
6 19 (1.33%) Python
7 16 (1.12%) C
8 10 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.56%) VBA
11 7 (0.49%) Perl
12 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.21%) C++
13 3 (0.21%) Delphi
13 3 (0.21%) Java
13 3 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.21%) R
13 3 (0.21%) VB6
14 2 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 96 (6.73%) MCSE
4 89 (6.24%) Degree
5 76 (5.33%) MCSA
6 74 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 68 (4.77%) MCP
8 54 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (2.59%) CCNA
11 23 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
13 17 (1.19%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.05%) CCNP
15 13 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (0.91%) MCITP
16 12 (0.84%) CISSP
17 11 (0.77%) DBS Check
18 8 (0.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (8.62%) SLA
2 34 (2.38%) GDPR
3 21 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.33%) QA
5 6 (0.42%) NCSC
6 5 (0.35%) NIST
7 4 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 943 (66.08%) Active Directory
2 241 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 76 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (3.57%) XenApp
6 48 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 37 (2.59%) vSphere
9 31 (2.17%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.91%) BitLocker
13 13 (0.91%) VMware Server
14 12 (0.84%) Firmware
15 8 (0.56%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.35%) VirtualBox
18 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
18 3 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 382 (26.77%) SCCM
2 214 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (3.71%) WSUS
4 39 (2.73%) SCOM
5 32 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (1.40%) Backup Exec
6 20 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 19 (1.33%) Nagios
8 16 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
9 15 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (1.05%) SCVMM
10 14 (0.98%) PowerCLI
11 12 (0.84%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.77%) Ansible
12 11 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (0.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.63%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 857 (60.06%) Microsoft
2 378 (26.49%) VMware
3 213 (14.93%) Cisco
4 208 (14.58%) Citrix
5 112 (7.85%) HP
6 75 (5.26%) Dell
7 60 (4.20%) Veeam
8 54 (3.78%) Apple
9 43 (3.01%) ServiceNow
10 38 (2.66%) iManage
11 37 (2.59%) Sophos
12 34 (2.38%) Meraki
13 32 (2.24%) Symantec
14 25 (1.75%) Oracle
15 23 (1.61%) MobileIron
16 21 (1.47%) Adobe
16 21 (1.47%) Mitel
16 21 (1.47%) Polycom
17 20 (1.40%) Avaya
17 20 (1.40%) Ivanti