Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 189 257
Rank change year-on-year +18 +68 +71
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 204 209 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.59% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 7.02% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 163 184 95
North West median annual salary £29,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -15.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,381 £42,350 £47,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -

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 2,551 2,977 2,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.62% 22.71% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,360 2,288
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +2 133 £32,500 +20.37% 35
Merseyside +23 25 £32,500 +4.00% 6
Cheshire +6 25 £27,500 +7.84% 4
Lancashire +8 17 £25,500 +13.33% 5
Cumbria +5 4 - - 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 200 (98.04%) Windows
2 149 (73.04%) Active Directory
3 121 (59.31%) Windows 7
4 111 (54.41%) Microsoft
5 99 (48.53%) Office 365
6 94 (46.08%) Windows Server
7 86 (42.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (39.22%) VMware
9 73 (35.78%) ITIL
10 62 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (28.92%) SCCM
11 59 (28.92%) MS Exchange
12 55 (26.96%) Cisco
13 45 (22.06%) Citrix
13 45 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (21.57%) Firewall
15 40 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (17.65%) DNS
17 34 (16.67%) TCP/IP
17 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (15.20%) Windows 8
18 31 (15.20%) DHCP
18 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
19 29 (14.22%) LAN
20 27 (13.24%) SQL
20 27 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
21 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (11.76%) Service Management
23 23 (11.27%) WAN
23 23 (11.27%) Android

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 59 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
3 27 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (10.78%) Skype for Business
5 12 (5.88%) IIS
6 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.96%) Confluence
7 4 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.98%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 99 (48.53%) Office 365
2 34 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.96%) G Suite
6 3 (1.47%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.98%) Serverless
8 1 (0.49%) Force.com
8 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.57%) Firewall
2 36 (17.65%) DNS
3 34 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 31 (15.20%) DHCP
5 29 (14.22%) LAN
6 23 (11.27%) WAN
7 20 (9.80%) SAN
8 16 (7.84%) Skype
9 12 (5.88%) NetScaler
10 11 (5.39%) VoIP
11 10 (4.90%) VLAN
12 8 (3.92%) MPLS
12 8 (3.92%) VPN
12 8 (3.92%) Wireless
13 7 (3.43%) iSCSI
13 7 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.96%) WLAN
15 3 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.98%) MySQL
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) JIRA
2 4 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.45%) Retail
3 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.96%) Back Office
4 4 (1.96%) Electronics
4 4 (1.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.47%) Advertising
5 3 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) French Language
6 2 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Analyst
2 35 (17.16%) Support Analyst
2 35 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 31 (15.20%) IT Support
4 24 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 24 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 17 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.35%) Desktop Support
8 14 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 13 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) IT Engineer
13 9 (4.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (2.94%) Web Services
3 3 (1.47%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.98%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.98%) HTML
4 2 (0.98%) HTML5
4 2 (0.98%) jQuery
4 2 (0.98%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (0.98%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (0.98%) LINQ
4 2 (0.98%) YAML
5 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) Sass
5 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.94%) iPhone
5 5 (2.45%) CMDB
5 5 (2.45%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.45%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.47%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.98%) iPad
7 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 200 (98.04%) Windows
2 121 (59.31%) Windows 7
3 94 (46.08%) Windows Server
4 86 (42.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (15.20%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.27%) Android
8 16 (7.84%) Linux
9 14 (6.86%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.96%) CentOS
12 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.47%) OS/400
13 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.78%) ITIL
2 24 (11.76%) Service Management
3 22 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (9.31%) Coaching
5 19 (9.31%) Service Delivery
6 18 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.37%) Asset Management
7 13 (6.37%) Migration
7 13 (6.37%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.39%) Business Continuity
8 11 (5.39%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.41%) Break/Fix
9 9 (4.41%) Change Control
9 9 (4.41%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.92%) Application Packaging
10 8 (3.92%) DevOps
10 8 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.24%) SQL
2 21 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.92%) VB.NET
4 6 (2.94%) C#
4 6 (2.94%) VBScript
5 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (6.86%) MCSA
4 13 (6.37%) Degree
5 12 (5.88%) MCP
6 9 (4.41%) MCSE
7 6 (2.94%) CCNA
7 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.96%) VCP6
9 3 (1.47%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.47%) MCITP
10 2 (0.98%) CCNP
10 2 (0.98%) MOS
10 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) CCA
11 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 149 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.80%) XenApp
4 20 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 18 (8.82%) vSphere
6 15 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (2.45%) BitLocker
10 5 (2.45%) Terminal Server
10 5 (2.45%) vCloud
11 3 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (28.92%) SCCM
2 13 (6.37%) WSUS
3 11 (5.39%) SCOM
4 7 (3.43%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.43%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.45%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.45%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.98%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.98%) SCSM
6 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) DameWare
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 80 (39.22%) VMware
3 55 (26.96%) Cisco
4 45 (22.06%) Citrix
5 14 (6.86%) Avaya
5 14 (6.86%) Veeam
6 11 (5.39%) Dell
7 10 (4.90%) NetApp
8 8 (3.92%) HP
8 8 (3.92%) McAfee
8 8 (3.92%) MobileIron
9 7 (3.43%) Apple
9 7 (3.43%) Ivanti
9 7 (3.43%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.94%) EMC
10 6 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (2.94%) Nortel
10 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.45%) SAP
11 5 (2.45%) Snow