Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 247 263
Rank change year-on-year +31 +16 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 158 124 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 0.99% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.86% 4.47% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 127 112 66
North West median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -35.29% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% -15.58%

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 2,696 2,777 2,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.15% 22.27% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 2,290 2,117
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,794
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.46% +5.40%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +34 99 £32,750 +13.91% 30
Cheshire -30 25 £27,500 +3.77% 9
Lancashire +15 20 £25,750 +51.47% 2
Merseyside +8 11 £27,750 +4.72% 2
Cumbria -11 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (69.62%) Windows 7
3 97 (61.39%) Active Directory
4 91 (57.59%) Microsoft
5 75 (47.47%) Windows Server
6 69 (43.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (43.04%) Office 365
8 59 (37.34%) VMware
9 57 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (32.91%) Microsoft Office
11 41 (25.95%) ITIL
12 37 (23.42%) Citrix
13 34 (21.52%) MS Exchange
14 33 (20.89%) Cisco
15 30 (18.99%) SQL Server
15 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
16 29 (18.35%) SCCM
17 28 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (16.46%) Firewall
19 25 (15.82%) Finance
20 22 (13.92%) SAN
21 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 19 (12.03%) Linux
23 19 (12.03%) TCP/IP
23 19 (12.03%) DNS
23 19 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
24 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
25 17 (10.76%) LAN
26 16 (10.13%) MCP

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 34 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.96%) IIS
5 7 (4.43%) WordPress
6 5 (3.16%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.90%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
9 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (32.91%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.90%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 68 (43.04%) Office 365
2 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.53%) SaaS
5 3 (1.90%) IaaS
5 3 (1.90%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.90%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.27%) G Suite
6 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.46%) Firewall
2 22 (13.92%) SAN
3 19 (12.03%) DNS
3 19 (12.03%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.76%) LAN
5 14 (8.86%) Internet
5 14 (8.86%) WAN
6 12 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (6.96%) DHCP
7 11 (6.96%) VoIP
8 10 (6.33%) Network Security
9 6 (3.80%) HTTP
9 6 (3.80%) VLAN
10 5 (3.16%) Skype
10 5 (3.16%) SSL
11 4 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.53%) SSH
11 4 (2.53%) VPN
11 4 (2.53%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.70%) MS Access
3 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.43%) MySQL
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) JIRA
2 3 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.82%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 5 (3.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Law
4 4 (2.53%) Games
4 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.90%) French Language
5 3 (1.90%) German Language
5 3 (1.90%) Local Government
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (19.62%) Support Engineer
2 30 (18.99%) Analyst
3 23 (14.56%) IT Support
4 21 (13.29%) Service Analyst
5 19 (12.03%) Desktop Support
6 16 (10.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (9.49%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (8.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.59%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.33%) Active Directory Analyst
10 10 (6.33%) Exchange Support
10 10 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Active Directory Support
11 9 (5.70%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) IT Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) Web Services
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) ODBC
3 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.06%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.16%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.90%) iPad
6 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) CMDB
7 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (69.62%) Windows 7
3 75 (47.47%) Windows Server
4 69 (43.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.03%) Linux
7 14 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.16%) CentOS
10 4 (2.53%) Unix
10 4 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.27%) Android
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.63%) AIX
13 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.95%) ITIL
2 16 (10.13%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.49%) Service Management
4 14 (8.86%) Incident Management
4 14 (8.86%) ITIL V3
5 11 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (5.70%) Case Management
7 8 (5.06%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.06%) Project Management
7 8 (5.06%) Time Management
8 7 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.43%) Information Security
8 7 (4.43%) Migration
9 6 (3.80%) DevOps
9 6 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.16%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.33%) SQL
2 9 (5.70%) VBA
3 4 (2.53%) C
4 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.27%) C#
5 2 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (0.63%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.13%) MCP
3 15 (9.49%) Degree
4 13 (8.23%) MCSA
5 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.70%) MCSE
7 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.90%) MCITP
9 3 (1.90%) MOS
9 3 (1.90%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.27%) CCNA
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.63%) CCA
11 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.63%) HNC
11 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
2 6 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.90%) GDPR
3 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 97 (61.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 28 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.59%) vSphere
5 8 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.80%) BitLocker
6 6 (3.80%) XenApp
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.27%) NFS
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (18.35%) SCCM
2 7 (4.43%) WSUS
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.90%) Ansible
5 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.27%) Kibana
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.63%) SCSM
7 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (57.59%) Microsoft
2 59 (37.34%) VMware
3 37 (23.42%) Citrix
4 33 (20.89%) Cisco
5 14 (8.86%) HP
6 9 (5.70%) Avaya
7 8 (5.06%) Veeam
8 6 (3.80%) Oracle
9 5 (3.16%) Apple
10 4 (2.53%) iManage
10 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.90%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.90%) Adobe
11 3 (1.90%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.90%) Dell
11 3 (1.90%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.90%) Meraki
12 2 (1.27%) Google
12 2 (1.27%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.27%) Sophos