Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 246 289
Rank change year-on-year +45 +43 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 187 114 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.47% 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 4.09% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 157 100 53
North West median annual salary £28,000 £31,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.40% -30.56% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,950 £24,850
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,898
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.95% -38.06%

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,005 2,785 2,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.54% 22.50% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,358 2,291 2,423
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,175 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the North West

Windows 10
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the North West.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the North West

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the North West

Windows 10
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Manchester +35 108 £29,000 -7.20% 37
Cheshire -21 46 £25,500 -6.42% 5
Lancashire +23 17 £23,000 +35.29% 6
Merseyside +18 12 £30,000 -17.24%
Cumbria - 3 £23,250 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (72.19%) Windows 7
3 124 (66.31%) Active Directory
4 102 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 102 (54.55%) Office 365
5 93 (49.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (38.50%) Windows Server
7 67 (35.83%) VMware
7 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (29.95%) ITIL
9 54 (28.88%) Citrix
10 51 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 48 (25.67%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (18.18%) Hyper-V
13 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (17.11%) Firewall
14 32 (17.11%) Cisco
15 29 (15.51%) Windows 8
16 28 (14.97%) DNS
17 27 (14.44%) TCP/IP
17 27 (14.44%) SLA
18 24 (12.83%) MCP
19 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (11.76%) SCCM
21 21 (11.23%) DHCP
21 21 (11.23%) Driving Licence
22 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
22 20 (10.70%) Finance

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 51 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.88%) IIS
5 6 (3.21%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.14%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.07%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 102 (54.55%) Office 365
2 23 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.67%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.07%) G Suite
6 2 (1.07%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.11%) Firewall
2 28 (14.97%) DNS
3 27 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.23%) DHCP
5 19 (10.16%) LAN
6 18 (9.63%) WAN
6 18 (9.63%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (8.02%) VoIP
8 10 (5.35%) SAN
9 8 (4.28%) VPN
10 7 (3.74%) VLAN
11 5 (2.67%) Skype
12 3 (1.60%) 3G
12 3 (1.60%) 4G
12 3 (1.60%) HTTP
12 3 (1.60%) IMAP
12 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.60%) Wireless
13 2 (1.07%) Internet
13 2 (1.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.14%) MS Access
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 20 (10.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Retail
2 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.67%) Games
4 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) French Language
5 3 (1.60%) German Language
5 3 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
6 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (21.93%) Analyst
2 36 (19.25%) Support Engineer
3 29 (15.51%) IT Support
4 28 (14.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (14.44%) Support Analyst
6 21 (11.23%) Windows Engineer
7 20 (10.70%) Service Analyst
8 16 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (8.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (7.49%) IT Analyst
11 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (6.95%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (6.42%) IT Engineer
13 11 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
14 10 (5.35%) Desktop Support
15 9 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
15 9 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
15 9 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (4.81%) Active Directory Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) .NET
1 3 (1.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.07%) ODBC
3 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Driving Licence
2 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.14%) Replication
5 3 (1.60%) CCTV
5 3 (1.60%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.60%) Contactless
6 2 (1.07%) Clustering
6 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.53%) BYOD
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (72.19%) Windows 7
3 93 (49.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (38.50%) Windows Server
5 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (15.51%) Windows 8
7 19 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.42%) Linux
9 5 (2.67%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.60%) CentOS
11 3 (1.60%) VMS
11 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.07%) AIX
12 2 (1.07%) Android
12 2 (1.07%) Solaris
12 2 (1.07%) Unix
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) ITIL
2 13 (6.95%) CRM
3 12 (6.42%) Service Management
4 11 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.81%) ITIL V3
5 9 (4.81%) Project Management
6 8 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.28%) Incident Management
7 7 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.67%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (2.67%) ERP
9 5 (2.67%) Operations Research
9 5 (2.67%) Process Management
9 5 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.67%) Time Management
10 4 (2.14%) Case Management
10 4 (2.14%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.95%) SQL
2 10 (5.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.14%) VBA
4 3 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) VB
5 2 (1.07%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) MCP
2 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.95%) MCSA
4 8 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.28%) MCSE
5 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) CCNA
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.14%) Degree
6 4 (2.14%) MCITP
6 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.60%) MOS
8 2 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.07%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.44%) SLA
2 11 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (66.31%) Active Directory
2 34 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.74%) XenApp
4 6 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.14%) vSphere
6 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.60%) XenServer
7 2 (1.07%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.07%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.07%) Ansible
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.53%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.53%) SCSM
3 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 67 (35.83%) VMware
3 54 (28.88%) Citrix
4 32 (17.11%) Cisco
5 9 (4.81%) Veeam
6 8 (4.28%) Apple
6 8 (4.28%) HP
7 6 (3.21%) Lotus
8 5 (2.67%) Dell
8 5 (2.67%) Sophos
9 4 (2.14%) Avaya
9 4 (2.14%) Sage
9 4 (2.14%) SAP
10 3 (1.60%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) iManage
10 3 (1.60%) Wyse
11 2 (1.07%) IBM
11 2 (1.07%) McAfee
11 2 (1.07%) Oracle
11 2 (1.07%) Symantec