Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 272 342
Rank change year-on-year +79 +70 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 186 82 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 0.69% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 3.23% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 168 75 16
North West median annual salary £27,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £23,200 £21,500
90th Percentile £39,650 £48,850 £53,750
England median annual salary £32,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.59% -16.00% -

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 2988 2538 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.07% 21.41% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2115 2518
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,825
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 +62 133 £27,500 -26.67% 11
Cheshire -18 30 £24,250 -6.73%
Merseyside +3 10 £26,500 -49.52% 1
Lancashire +5 9 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Cumbria - 4 £24,000 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (75.27%) Windows 7
3 129 (69.35%) Active Directory
4 128 (68.82%) Microsoft
5 98 (52.69%) Windows Server
6 93 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 82 (44.09%) Office 365
8 76 (40.86%) VMware
9 74 (39.78%) ITIL
10 72 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 60 (32.26%) Cisco
12 57 (30.65%) Windows 8
13 52 (27.96%) Microsoft Office
14 48 (25.81%) Citrix
15 46 (24.73%) Firewall
16 41 (22.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (20.43%) DNS
18 34 (18.28%) Hyper-V
19 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (13.98%) WAN
21 25 (13.44%) LAN
22 24 (12.90%) SAN
22 24 (12.90%) Driving Licence
23 22 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
23 22 (11.83%) CCNA
23 22 (11.83%) Skype
24 21 (11.29%) SLA
24 21 (11.29%) DHCP
24 21 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 93 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 72 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.14%) Skype for Business
4 15 (8.06%) IBM Notes
5 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 82 (44.09%) Office 365
2 21 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.60%) Mimecast
4 14 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.73%) Firewall
2 38 (20.43%) DNS
3 26 (13.98%) WAN
4 25 (13.44%) LAN
5 24 (12.90%) SAN
6 22 (11.83%) Skype
7 21 (11.29%) DHCP
8 19 (10.22%) VLAN
9 18 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 13 (6.99%) VPN
11 9 (4.84%) VoIP
12 4 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.61%) HTTP
13 3 (1.61%) MPLS
13 3 (1.61%) SSL
13 3 (1.61%) Wireless
14 2 (1.08%) LDAP
14 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
15 1 (0.54%) DKIM
15 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) GIS
2 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.54%) MSI
3 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (10.22%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.14%) Finance
3 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.61%) Law
5 2 (1.08%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Automotive
5 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Analyst
2 31 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 29 (15.59%) IT Support
4 24 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (12.37%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (8.06%) IT Technician
9 14 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (7.53%) IT Analyst
9 14 (7.53%) Service Analyst
9 14 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (7.53%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Desktop Support
11 12 (6.45%) IT Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) IT Support Analyst
13 10 (5.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) .NET
2 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.61%) HTML
3 3 (1.61%) Web Services
4 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.08%) COM
4 2 (1.08%) DOM
4 2 (1.08%) HTML5
4 2 (1.08%) REST
4 2 (1.08%) SAX
4 2 (1.08%) WPF
4 2 (1.08%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.54%) jQuery
5 1 (0.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 6 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.15%) iPad
4 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.08%) Contactless
5 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.08%) EPoS
5 2 (1.08%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.54%) CMDB
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (75.27%) Windows 7
3 98 (52.69%) Windows Server
4 93 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (30.65%) Windows 8
6 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.84%) Android
8 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.23%) Linux
10 5 (2.69%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.08%) CentOS
12 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.54%) Solaris
13 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.54%) Unix
13 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.78%) ITIL
2 7 (3.76%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.23%) CRM
3 6 (3.23%) Line Management
4 5 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (2.69%) Migration
4 5 (2.69%) MVC
4 5 (2.69%) Service Management
5 4 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (2.15%) Break/Fix
5 4 (2.15%) Identity Management
5 4 (2.15%) IT Strategy
5 4 (2.15%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.15%) Network Management
6 3 (1.61%) Android Development
6 3 (1.61%) Mobile Development
6 3 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (1.61%) People Management
6 3 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.45%) VB
2 12 (6.45%) VBScript
3 9 (4.84%) SQL
4 4 (2.15%) C#
4 4 (2.15%) C++
4 4 (2.15%) Java
5 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.08%) C
6 2 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) CCNA
1 22 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.14%) MCP
3 17 (9.14%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.84%) MCSE
7 6 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.69%) MCSA
9 4 (2.15%) Degree
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ACSP
11 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.54%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.28%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.99%) vSphere
5 7 (3.76%) XenApp
6 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.08%) XenServer
9 1 (0.54%) NFS
9 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) Graphite
2 2 (1.08%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) SCSM
3 1 (0.54%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (68.82%) Microsoft
2 76 (40.86%) VMware
3 60 (32.26%) Cisco
4 48 (25.81%) Citrix
5 17 (9.14%) HP
5 17 (9.14%) Veeam
6 15 (8.06%) Lotus
7 10 (5.38%) Apple
8 5 (2.69%) Dell
9 4 (2.15%) SAP
9 4 (2.15%) Symantec
9 4 (2.15%) Wyse
10 3 (1.61%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.08%) Altiris
11 2 (1.08%) AppSense
11 2 (1.08%) McAfee
12 1 (0.54%) IBM
12 1 (0.54%) Juniper
12 1 (0.54%) NetApp
12 1 (0.54%) Sophos