Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 216 242
Rank change year-on-year +86 +26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 247 157 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.44% 1.29% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 5.80% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 202 124 110
North West median annual salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -35.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £21,225
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.84% -4.62%

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 2,159 2,708 2,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.37% 22.21% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 2,146 2,252
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,825 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +58 148 £28,000 -11.11% 15
Cheshire +76 64 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Lancashire -12 17 £27,500 +6.80% 1
Merseyside +11 12 £27,500 -1.79% 2
Cumbria +9 6 - - 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 192 (77.73%) Active Directory
3 134 (54.25%) Office 365
4 127 (51.42%) Windows 7
5 125 (50.61%) Microsoft
6 108 (43.72%) Windows Server
7 88 (35.63%) MS Exchange
8 84 (34.01%) ITIL
9 76 (30.77%) DNS
10 74 (29.96%) VMware
11 73 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
12 67 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 56 (22.67%) Cisco
14 55 (22.27%) DHCP
14 55 (22.27%) TCP/IP
15 54 (21.86%) Firewall
16 52 (21.05%) SCCM
17 50 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 46 (18.62%) VPN
19 44 (17.81%) Citrix
19 44 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (15.79%) WAN
21 39 (15.79%) LAN
22 37 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2010
22 37 (14.98%) Self-Motivation
23 32 (12.96%) SLA
23 32 (12.96%) Degree
23 32 (12.96%) Problem-Solving

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 88 (35.63%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (9.31%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.45%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.05%) IIS
6 9 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.83%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 73 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 134 (54.25%) Office 365
2 50 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.62%) IaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 76 (30.77%) DNS
2 55 (22.27%) DHCP
2 55 (22.27%) TCP/IP
3 54 (21.86%) Firewall
4 46 (18.62%) VPN
5 39 (15.79%) LAN
5 39 (15.79%) WAN
6 19 (7.69%) Internet
7 17 (6.88%) VoIP
7 17 (6.88%) Wireless
8 14 (5.67%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (4.86%) VLAN
10 9 (3.64%) Skype
11 8 (3.24%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.43%) HTTP
12 6 (2.43%) SAN
12 6 (2.43%) SMTP
13 5 (2.02%) Network Security
14 4 (1.62%) Broadband
14 4 (1.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.81%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (12.55%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Law
2 14 (5.67%) Legal
3 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.83%) Advertising
5 7 (2.83%) Retail
6 6 (2.43%) Banking
6 6 (2.43%) Marketing
7 4 (1.62%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (21.05%) Analyst
2 43 (17.41%) Support Engineer
3 42 (17.00%) IT Support
4 34 (13.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (11.74%) Support Analyst
6 27 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (10.93%) Support Technician
7 26 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (9.72%) Service Analyst
9 23 (9.31%) IT Engineer
10 21 (8.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (8.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
12 18 (7.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 17 (6.88%) IT Support Engineer
14 15 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support Technician
15 14 (5.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
15 14 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 14 (5.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 14 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.62%) WAP
3 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) HTML5
3 2 (0.81%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.98%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (12.15%) Driving Licence
3 18 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.26%) iPhone
5 12 (4.86%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.45%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.05%) Smartphone
8 9 (3.64%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.64%) Thin Client
8 9 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (3.24%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (2.83%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.83%) FMCG
11 5 (2.02%) iSeries
11 5 (2.02%) Replication
12 3 (1.21%) Handset
12 3 (1.21%) iPad
12 3 (1.21%) RSA SecurID
13 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 247 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (51.42%) Windows 7
3 108 (43.72%) Windows Server
4 67 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (12.55%) Windows 8
7 20 (8.10%) Windows XP
8 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (6.48%) Linux
10 13 (5.26%) Android
11 12 (4.86%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.43%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.62%) CentOS
15 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.40%) Debian
16 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.01%) ITIL
2 32 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (12.55%) Service Delivery
4 29 (11.74%) Service Management
5 26 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.10%) Problem Management
6 20 (8.10%) Time Management
7 17 (6.88%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.07%) Data Protection
9 13 (5.26%) Migration
10 12 (4.86%) CRM
11 10 (4.05%) Document Management
11 10 (4.05%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.64%) Coaching
12 9 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.64%) High Availability
12 9 (3.64%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.64%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.34%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.88%) SQL
3 6 (2.43%) Python
4 4 (1.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.81%) C#
5 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.81%) VB
5 2 (0.81%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.96%) Degree
3 25 (10.12%) MCP
4 23 (9.31%) MCSA
5 22 (8.91%) MCSE
6 18 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.48%) CCNA
8 13 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (4.05%) CCNP
10 8 (3.24%) DBS Check
10 8 (3.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.43%) MCITP
11 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.62%) RHCA
13 3 (1.21%) CISSP
13 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.81%) CCSP
14 2 (0.81%) MCTS
14 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 192 (77.73%) Active Directory
2 44 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.67%) XenApp
6 10 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.64%) BitLocker
7 9 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (3.64%) vSphere
8 5 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.62%) pfSense
9 4 (1.62%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.62%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.81%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.81%) vCloud
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (21.05%) SCCM
2 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.45%) SCOM
4 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (2.43%) WSUS
5 4 (1.62%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.62%) Ansible
5 4 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.62%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.21%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.81%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.81%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.81%) Nagios
7 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.81%) SCSM
7 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 125 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 74 (29.96%) VMware
3 56 (22.67%) Cisco
4 44 (17.81%) Citrix
5 20 (8.10%) Apple
6 17 (6.88%) HP
7 14 (5.67%) Avaya
8 12 (4.86%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.45%) SonicWALL
9 11 (4.45%) Veeam
10 10 (4.05%) Dell
11 9 (3.64%) Ivanti
11 9 (3.64%) WatchGuard
12 8 (3.24%) NetApp
12 8 (3.24%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.83%) Lotus
13 7 (2.83%) Meraki
14 6 (2.43%) McAfee
14 6 (2.43%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.43%) Sony