Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 190 274
Rank change year-on-year +17 +84 +72
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 209 195 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 1.51% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.06% 6.54% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 171 174 85
North West median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £39,850 £47,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +1.61% +3.33%

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 2,594 2,981 2,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.02% 23.13% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,402 2,228
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +3 126 £32,500 +30.00% 32
Cheshire +8 33 £27,500 +13.40% 12
Merseyside +32 24 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Lancashire +19 21 £26,500 +17.78% 2
Cumbria +6 5 - - 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 205 (98.09%) Windows
2 139 (66.51%) Active Directory
3 128 (61.24%) Windows 7
4 118 (56.46%) Microsoft
5 100 (47.85%) Office 365
6 95 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 79 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (35.41%) VMware
9 65 (31.10%) ITIL
10 62 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (25.84%) SCCM
12 53 (25.36%) Cisco
13 51 (24.40%) MS Exchange
14 44 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
14 44 (21.05%) Citrix
15 42 (20.10%) Firewall
16 35 (16.75%) SharePoint
17 34 (16.27%) DNS
18 32 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (13.88%) TCP/IP
20 28 (13.40%) SQL
21 27 (12.92%) LAN
21 27 (12.92%) DHCP
22 26 (12.44%) Windows 8
23 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
24 22 (10.53%) Hyper-V
24 22 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
24 22 (10.53%) Service Management
25 21 (10.05%) Degree
26 20 (9.57%) 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 (24.40%) MS Exchange
2 35 (16.75%) SharePoint
3 22 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (8.13%) Skype for Business
5 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.31%) IIS
7 6 (2.87%) Confluence
8 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.96%) Moodle
9 2 (0.96%) WordPress
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.96%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.48%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 100 (47.85%) Office 365
2 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) G Suite
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.96%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.96%) IaaS
6 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.96%) PaaS
6 2 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) Serverless
7 1 (0.48%) Force.com
7 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.10%) Firewall
2 34 (16.27%) DNS
3 29 (13.88%) TCP/IP
4 27 (12.92%) DHCP
4 27 (12.92%) LAN
5 20 (9.57%) SAN
5 20 (9.57%) WAN
6 16 (7.66%) Skype
7 13 (6.22%) VLAN
8 11 (5.26%) VoIP
9 10 (4.78%) Internet
9 10 (4.78%) Wireless
10 8 (3.83%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.83%) MPLS
10 8 (3.83%) Network Security
10 8 (3.83%) VPN
11 7 (3.35%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.39%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) MySQL
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.96%) MS Access
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.31%) JIRA
2 6 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (3.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.87%) Law
4 5 (2.39%) Electronics
4 5 (2.39%) Retail
4 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.91%) Back Office
5 4 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) German Language
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (26.32%) Analyst
2 35 (16.75%) IT Support
3 34 (16.27%) Support Analyst
3 34 (16.27%) Support Engineer
4 30 (14.35%) Service Analyst
5 27 (12.92%) IT Analyst
6 21 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (9.57%) Desktop Support
8 18 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (8.13%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (6.22%) Active Directory Support
11 13 (6.22%) Administrator
12 12 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
13 11 (5.26%) Exchange Support
13 11 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.22%) .NET
2 6 (2.87%) Web Services
3 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.96%) Entity Framework
3 2 (0.96%) jQuery
3 2 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.96%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (0.96%) LINQ
3 2 (0.96%) YAML
4 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) HTML5
4 1 (0.48%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.48%) Node.js
4 1 (0.48%) REST
4 1 (0.48%) Sass
4 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.83%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.87%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.39%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.39%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.91%) iPhone
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.96%) CMDB
8 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) iPad
8 2 (0.96%) NHS
8 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 205 (98.09%) Windows
2 128 (61.24%) Windows 7
3 95 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 79 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.44%) Windows 8
7 17 (8.13%) Android
8 14 (6.70%) Linux
9 10 (4.78%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.83%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.87%) CentOS
11 6 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.44%) OS/400
14 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.10%) ITIL
2 22 (10.53%) Service Management
3 17 (8.13%) Migration
4 14 (6.70%) Business Continuity
4 14 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (5.74%) Incident Management
5 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
5 12 (5.74%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.78%) Coaching
6 10 (4.78%) DevOps
7 9 (4.31%) Break/Fix
7 9 (4.31%) Change Control
7 9 (4.31%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.83%) Asset Management
8 8 (3.83%) Project Management
9 7 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.35%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.87%) Business Continuity Management
10 6 (2.87%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.40%) SQL
2 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.31%) VB.NET
4 6 (2.87%) C#
4 6 (2.87%) VBScript
5 5 (2.39%) C
6 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Degree
2 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.18%) MCSA
4 10 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.83%) MCP
6 5 (2.39%) MCSE
6 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) CCNA
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) VCP6
7 3 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.96%) CCA
8 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.96%) MOS
8 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.96%) PMO
4 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 139 (66.51%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.57%) vSphere
5 19 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (6.70%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.26%) XenApp
8 7 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (1.91%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.91%) vCloud
11 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.96%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.48%) NFS
13 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (25.84%) SCCM
2 16 (7.66%) WSUS
3 9 (4.31%) SCOM
3 9 (4.31%) vCenter Server
4 7 (3.35%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.48%) DameWare
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 118 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 74 (35.41%) VMware
3 53 (25.36%) Cisco
4 44 (21.05%) Citrix
5 18 (8.61%) Avaya
6 13 (6.22%) HP
6 13 (6.22%) Veeam
7 10 (4.78%) Dell
8 6 (2.87%) Apple
8 6 (2.87%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.87%) EMC
8 6 (2.87%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (2.87%) McAfee
8 6 (2.87%) MobileIron
8 6 (2.87%) NetApp
8 6 (2.87%) Nortel
8 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.39%) SAP
10 4 (1.91%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle