Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 209 274
Rank change year-on-year +15 +65 +76
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 181 174 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.49% 1.32% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.06% 5.80% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 145 160 66
North West median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -31.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £20,675 £20,950 £23,938
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £49,875
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -25.88%

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 2,563 3,002 2,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.14% 22.79% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,020 2,474 2,042
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 111 £32,500 +14.04% 28
Cheshire -6 30 £29,000 +16.00% 7
Lancashire +20 19 £26,000 +16.85% 7
Merseyside +27 17 £30,000 +13.21% 4
Cumbria 0 4 - - 2
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (69.06%) Windows 7
3 108 (59.67%) Active Directory
4 100 (55.25%) Microsoft
5 85 (46.96%) Windows Server
6 79 (43.65%) Office 365
7 73 (40.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (36.46%) VMware
9 56 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (26.52%) ITIL
11 41 (22.65%) Cisco
12 40 (22.10%) MS Exchange
13 39 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
14 38 (20.99%) SCCM
15 35 (19.34%) Citrix
16 29 (16.02%) Hyper-V
17 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
18 25 (13.81%) Firewall
18 25 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (12.71%) Windows 8
20 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
20 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
20 22 (12.15%) Finance
21 20 (11.05%) LAN
22 19 (10.50%) SAN
23 18 (9.94%) Linux
23 18 (9.94%) SQL
24 17 (9.39%) WAN
24 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification

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 40 (22.10%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.31%) Confluence
5 5 (2.76%) IIS
5 5 (2.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.76%) WordPress
6 3 (1.66%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.10%) Moodle
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 79 (43.65%) Office 365
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.21%) SaaS
5 3 (1.66%) G Suite
5 3 (1.66%) IaaS
5 3 (1.66%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.66%) PaaS
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.81%) Firewall
2 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
3 20 (11.05%) LAN
4 19 (10.50%) SAN
5 17 (9.39%) WAN
6 16 (8.84%) DNS
7 13 (7.18%) Internet
8 10 (5.52%) DHCP
9 9 (4.97%) VLAN
10 8 (4.42%) Network Security
10 8 (4.42%) VPN
10 8 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.31%) SSH
11 6 (3.31%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.76%) Skype
12 5 (2.76%) VoIP
13 4 (2.21%) HTTP
13 4 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.21%) SSL
13 4 (2.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.97%) MySQL
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.76%) MS Access
4 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.66%) Big Data
5 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) JIRA
2 6 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (12.15%) Finance
2 8 (4.42%) Retail
3 5 (2.76%) Law
4 4 (2.21%) Local Government
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Analyst
2 35 (19.34%) Support Engineer
3 33 (18.23%) IT Support
4 26 (14.36%) Support Analyst
5 25 (13.81%) Service Analyst
6 23 (12.71%) IT Analyst
7 22 (12.15%) Desktop Support
8 16 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (8.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (7.73%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.63%) Active Directory Support
12 11 (6.08%) Applications Support
12 11 (6.08%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (5.52%) Active Directory Analyst
13 10 (5.52%) Active Directory Support Analyst
13 10 (5.52%) Exchange Support
13 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.10%) jQuery
3 2 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.10%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (1.10%) LINQ
3 2 (1.10%) YAML
4 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.87%) Driving Licence
2 7 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.21%) iPad
5 4 (2.21%) iPhone
5 4 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.66%) Clustering
6 3 (1.66%) CMDB
7 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.10%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (69.06%) Windows 7
3 85 (46.96%) Windows Server
4 73 (40.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.71%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.94%) Linux
8 6 (3.31%) Android
8 6 (3.31%) CentOS
8 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.66%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.66%) Unix
11 2 (1.10%) OS/400
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.52%) ITIL
2 16 (8.84%) Service Management
3 13 (7.18%) Migration
4 12 (6.63%) DevOps
5 10 (5.52%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (5.52%) ITIL V3
5 10 (5.52%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.97%) Break/Fix
6 9 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (4.42%) Information Security
7 8 (4.42%) Project Management
8 7 (3.87%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.87%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.31%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (3.31%) Facilities Management
9 6 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.31%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.94%) SQL
2 10 (5.52%) VB.NET
3 8 (4.42%) C#
4 5 (2.76%) C
4 5 (2.76%) VBA
5 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.10%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) VB6
7 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Degree
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.08%) MCP
2 11 (6.08%) MCSA
2 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.87%) MCSE
5 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) CCNA
6 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.66%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.55%) CCA
9 1 (0.55%) CCIE
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) HNC
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) GDPR
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.10%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 108 (59.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.02%) Hyper-V
3 25 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.73%) vSphere
5 12 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.87%) XenApp
7 6 (3.31%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.55%) NFS
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) vCloud
10 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (20.99%) SCCM
2 9 (4.97%) WSUS
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.66%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.55%) Kibana
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.55%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 100 (55.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (36.46%) VMware
3 41 (22.65%) Cisco
4 35 (19.34%) Citrix
5 13 (7.18%) Avaya
6 10 (5.52%) HP
7 9 (4.97%) Veeam
8 8 (4.42%) Oracle
9 6 (3.31%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.21%) McAfee
10 4 (2.21%) Meraki
11 3 (1.66%) Apple
11 3 (1.66%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.66%) Capita
11 3 (1.66%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.66%) NetApp
11 3 (1.66%) Symantec
12 2 (1.10%) Dell
12 2 (1.10%) SonicWALL