Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 178 210
Rank change year-on-year +77 +32 +60
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 321 203 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.09% 1.72% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.70% 7.90% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 279 168 168
North West median annual salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -26.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,275 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,571 £39,650
England median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% +1.87%

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 2,184 2,569 3,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.02% 21.78% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,631 2,061 2,463
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +57 182 £27,500 -15.38% 41
Cheshire +77 89 £25,000 -9.09% 13
Merseyside +8 29 £26,500 -11.67% 13
Lancashire -28 17 £30,000 +13.21% 9
Cumbria -10 4 - - 3
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 321 (100.00%) Windows
2 243 (75.70%) Active Directory
3 176 (54.83%) Office 365
4 164 (51.09%) Microsoft
5 135 (42.06%) Windows 7
6 123 (38.32%) ITIL
7 115 (35.83%) Microsoft Office
8 95 (29.60%) Windows Server
9 89 (27.73%) VMware
10 87 (27.10%) DNS
11 81 (25.23%) Azure
12 68 (21.18%) MS Exchange
13 66 (20.56%) SCCM
14 63 (19.63%) Cisco
15 59 (18.38%) Firewall
16 58 (18.07%) LAN
16 58 (18.07%) WAN
17 56 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 55 (17.13%) TCP/IP
19 51 (15.89%) Service Management
20 50 (15.58%) Citrix
21 45 (14.02%) VPN
22 44 (13.71%) DHCP
23 42 (13.08%) Degree
24 37 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (11.21%) SharePoint
26 35 (10.90%) SLA
26 35 (10.90%) Microsoft Intune
27 32 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 31 (9.66%) Law

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 68 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.61%) IIS
5 9 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 115 (35.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.31%) HipChat
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 176 (54.83%) Office 365
2 81 (25.23%) Azure
3 23 (7.17%) AWS
4 22 (6.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.67%) IaaS
6 13 (4.05%) GCP
7 5 (1.56%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.93%) G Suite
9 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.10%) DNS
2 59 (18.38%) Firewall
3 58 (18.07%) LAN
3 58 (18.07%) WAN
4 55 (17.13%) TCP/IP
5 45 (14.02%) VPN
6 44 (13.71%) DHCP
7 28 (8.72%) VLAN
8 25 (7.79%) Internet
9 22 (6.85%) Wireless
10 15 (4.67%) VoIP
11 14 (4.36%) SMTP
12 13 (4.05%) HTTP
13 11 (3.43%) DMZ
14 10 (3.12%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.87%) Skype
15 6 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.56%) IP Telephony
17 4 (1.25%) NAS
17 4 (1.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MSI
2 2 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 31 (9.66%) Law
2 28 (8.72%) Public Sector
3 23 (7.17%) Legal
4 19 (5.92%) Finance
5 18 (5.61%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.74%) Marketing
7 11 (3.43%) Fire and Rescue
7 11 (3.43%) Police
8 8 (2.49%) Retail
9 7 (2.18%) Local Government
10 5 (1.56%) Publishing
11 4 (1.25%) Banking
12 3 (0.93%) Automotive
13 2 (0.62%) Advertising
13 2 (0.62%) French Language
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.31%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 63 (19.63%) Analyst
2 51 (15.89%) IT Support
3 41 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 40 (12.46%) Support Engineer
5 34 (10.59%) Support Technician
6 33 (10.28%) Service Analyst
6 33 (10.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 33 (10.28%) Support Analyst
7 28 (8.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 27 (8.41%) 1st Line Support
9 26 (8.10%) IT Engineer
10 25 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (6.54%) Administrator
12 20 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.30%) Desktop Support
14 16 (4.98%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
15 15 (4.67%) IT Analyst
16 14 (4.36%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.31%) HTML
2 1 (0.31%) HTML5
2 1 (0.31%) LDAP
2 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.30%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.67%) Smartphone
5 14 (4.36%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.36%) iPhone
6 12 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.49%) FMCG
7 8 (2.49%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) BYOD
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.62%) Social Network
9 2 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 321 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (42.06%) Windows 7
3 95 (29.60%) Windows Server
4 37 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.17%) Linux
6 23 (7.17%) Windows 8
7 20 (6.23%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.92%) Mac OS X
9 18 (5.61%) Android
10 15 (4.67%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.05%) Apple iOS
12 12 (3.74%) CentOS
13 8 (2.49%) Unix
14 7 (2.18%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.87%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.31%) AIX
17 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (38.32%) ITIL
2 51 (15.89%) Service Management
3 32 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (8.72%) Service Delivery
5 27 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (8.41%) Project Delivery
6 24 (7.48%) Data Protection
7 20 (6.23%) ITSM
8 19 (5.92%) Migration
9 18 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (5.61%) Document Management
10 17 (5.30%) Asset Management
11 16 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.98%) Information Security
11 16 (4.98%) Security Management
12 15 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.67%) ITIL V3
12 15 (4.67%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.36%) Ticket Management
13 14 (4.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.72%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.05%) Python
3 12 (3.74%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.12%) SQL
5 2 (0.62%) VBScript
6 1 (0.31%) C
6 1 (0.31%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (13.08%) Degree
2 29 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.92%) MCSA
4 12 (3.74%) RHCA
5 11 (3.43%) MCSE
6 10 (3.12%) MCP
7 8 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.18%) CCNA
8 7 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.25%) MCITP
12 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.93%) CCNP
12 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.62%) HND
13 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.90%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) PMO
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 243 (75.70%) Active Directory
2 56 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.74%) pfSense
6 11 (3.43%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (2.18%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.62%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.31%) XenApp
10 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (20.56%) SCCM
2 35 (10.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (6.54%) WSUS
4 16 (4.98%) SCOM
5 12 (3.74%) Ansible
6 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.87%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.93%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 164 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 89 (27.73%) VMware
3 63 (19.63%) Cisco
4 50 (15.58%) Citrix
5 27 (8.41%) HP
6 26 (8.10%) ServiceNow
7 24 (7.48%) Dell
8 23 (7.17%) iManage
9 20 (6.23%) Apple
10 17 (5.30%) Red Hat
11 16 (4.98%) Meraki
12 13 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.05%) Sony
12 13 (4.05%) WatchGuard
13 12 (3.74%) Aruba
13 12 (3.74%) CommVault
13 12 (3.74%) Palo Alto
14 11 (3.43%) NetApp
15 10 (3.12%) Avaya
16 9 (2.80%) IBM