Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 150 201
Rank change year-on-year +60 +51 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 276 216 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.28% 2.11% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.02% 9.35% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 233 177 151
North West median annual salary £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% - -8.80%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,108 £46,511 £49,250
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% 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 1,837 2,310 3,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.84% 22.53% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,838 2,341
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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
Manchester +36 136 £30,894 -1.93% 37
Merseyside +36 60 £28,000 -13.85% 12
Cheshire +35 42 £22,500 -16.67% 10
Lancashire +6 25 £30,000 +9.09% 12
Cumbria -15 8 £26,500 - 4
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 191 (69.20%) Active Directory
3 176 (63.77%) Microsoft
4 169 (61.23%) Office 365
5 119 (43.12%) Windows 7
6 98 (35.51%) ITIL
7 80 (28.99%) Microsoft Office
8 65 (23.55%) Azure
9 64 (23.19%) SCCM
10 59 (21.38%) Citrix
11 58 (21.01%) MS Exchange
12 54 (19.57%) Windows Server
13 50 (18.12%) VMware
14 48 (17.39%) DNS
15 45 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
16 44 (15.94%) LAN
17 43 (15.58%) WAN
18 40 (14.49%) Apple
19 38 (13.77%) Hyper-V
19 38 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 35 (12.68%) VPN
21 34 (12.32%) Cisco
21 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Intune
23 32 (11.59%) Windows 8
23 32 (11.59%) Service Management
23 32 (11.59%) SLA
23 32 (11.59%) DHCP
24 31 (11.23%) TCP/IP

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 58 (21.01%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.71%) IIS
5 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.81%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 80 (28.99%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 169 (61.23%) Office 365
2 65 (23.55%) Azure
3 22 (7.97%) AWS
3 22 (7.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.99%) IaaS
5 8 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.90%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.90%) Serverless
5 8 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) GCP
6 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.09%) PaaS
7 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.39%) DNS
2 44 (15.94%) LAN
3 43 (15.58%) WAN
4 35 (12.68%) VPN
5 32 (11.59%) DHCP
6 31 (11.23%) TCP/IP
7 26 (9.42%) Firewall
8 18 (6.52%) Skype
9 13 (4.71%) VoIP
9 13 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 12 (4.35%) Wireless
11 9 (3.26%) DMZ
11 9 (3.26%) Internet
12 8 (2.90%) MPLS
13 7 (2.54%) DSL
13 7 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.81%) SAN
15 4 (1.45%) Intranet
15 4 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) JIRA
1 4 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 20 (7.25%) Law
1 20 (7.25%) Public Sector
2 14 (5.07%) Finance
3 13 (4.71%) Legal
4 9 (3.26%) Fire and Rescue
4 9 (3.26%) Police
5 6 (2.17%) Publishing
5 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.45%) Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (22.46%) Analyst
2 44 (15.94%) IT Support
3 37 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.32%) Support Analyst
5 31 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (9.42%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (6.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (5.80%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (5.43%) IT Analyst
10 15 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) IT Technician
10 15 (5.43%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.99%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.26%) SailPoint
2 8 (2.90%) JSON
3 5 (1.81%) .NET
4 4 (1.45%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.43%) iPad
5 15 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (4.35%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.99%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (3.62%) Blackberry
9 9 (3.26%) Smartphone
10 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (2.90%) Private Cloud
11 7 (2.54%) iPhone
12 6 (2.17%) CCTV
13 3 (1.09%) AS400
13 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (43.12%) Windows 7
3 54 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (11.59%) Windows 8
6 26 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.16%) Android
8 14 (5.07%) Linux
9 7 (2.54%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.45%) Unix
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.51%) ITIL
2 45 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (11.59%) Service Management
5 25 (9.06%) Service Delivery
6 24 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 20 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (6.88%) ITSM
8 19 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.52%) Migration
10 17 (6.16%) Proactive Monitoring
11 15 (5.43%) Proactive Maintenance
12 14 (5.07%) Incident Management
12 14 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (4.71%) Data Protection
14 12 (4.35%) Mathematics
14 12 (4.35%) PRINCE2
15 11 (3.99%) Change Management
15 11 (3.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.35%) SQL
3 4 (1.45%) C#
3 4 (1.45%) C++
4 3 (1.09%) C
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.36%) VB
5 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.25%) Degree
1 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.71%) MCSE
3 11 (3.99%) DBS Check
4 10 (3.62%) A+ Certification
5 9 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.26%) MCP
5 9 (3.26%) MCSA
5 9 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.17%) CCNA
7 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.45%) CISSP
8 4 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.45%) OSCP
8 4 (1.45%) Server+ Certification
8 4 (1.45%) SSCP
9 3 (1.09%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.59%) SLA
2 9 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.45%) GDPR
4 3 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.36%) NIST
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 191 (69.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.77%) Hyper-V
3 33 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (7.97%) XenApp
5 14 (5.07%) XenDesktop
6 13 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (4.71%) vSphere
7 9 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (2.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.45%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.09%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (23.19%) SCCM
2 33 (11.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (7.25%) SCOM
4 13 (4.71%) AirWatch
5 12 (4.35%) Nagios
6 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (3.26%) SCOrch
7 9 (3.26%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.90%) XenMobile
9 7 (2.54%) Terraform
10 4 (1.45%) Icinga
10 4 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.45%) Kibana
10 4 (1.45%) WSUS
11 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.09%) Sysprep
11 3 (1.09%) vRealize
12 2 (0.72%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 176 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.38%) Citrix
3 50 (18.12%) VMware
4 40 (14.49%) Apple
5 34 (12.32%) Cisco
6 21 (7.61%) HP
6 21 (7.61%) iManage
7 14 (5.07%) ServiceNow
8 12 (4.35%) Dell
8 12 (4.35%) NetApp
9 10 (3.62%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.26%) BeyondTrust
10 9 (3.26%) CyberArk
10 9 (3.26%) Okta
10 9 (3.26%) Palo Alto
10 9 (3.26%) Polycom
11 8 (2.90%) Actuate
12 7 (2.54%) Samsung
13 6 (2.17%) McAfee
13 6 (2.17%) SAP