Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 108 111
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 +49
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 393 339 765
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 2.77% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.18% 11.68% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 343 291 622
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £19,250
25th Percentile £25,625 £26,750 £24,669
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £60,600 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +17.19% -1.54%

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,516 2,902 6,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.53% 23.70% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,517 2,423 5,586
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the South East

Windows 10
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -26 117 £36,500 -14.12% 63
Surrey -21 91 £30,000 -6.98% 20
Hampshire -68 79 £32,750 -7.75% 28
West Sussex +5 57 £27,000 -40.00% 9
Berkshire -28 53 £42,500 - 22
Buckinghamshire -9 45 £33,750 -20.59% 23
Kent -9 32 £38,250 +39.09% 8
Oxfordshire -23 19 £35,000 -22.22% 18
East Sussex -28 13 £25,000 -23.08% 2
Sussex - 1 £39,000 -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 393 (100.00%) Windows
2 283 (72.01%) Microsoft 365
3 268 (68.19%) Active Directory
4 261 (66.41%) Microsoft
5 183 (46.56%) Azure
6 152 (38.68%) Windows Server
7 119 (30.28%) VMware
7 119 (30.28%) Social Skills
8 93 (23.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 87 (22.14%) ITIL
10 86 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (21.63%) Citrix
12 78 (19.85%) SharePoint
13 77 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
13 77 (19.59%) Windows 7
14 71 (18.07%) Firewall
15 70 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (17.05%) Windows Server 2016
17 65 (16.54%) MS Exchange
18 63 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 62 (15.78%) Hyper-V
19 62 (15.78%) Microsoft Intune
20 56 (14.25%) TCP/IP
20 56 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 54 (13.74%) SLA
22 52 (13.23%) Windows Server 2019
23 51 (12.98%) PowerShell
23 51 (12.98%) Linux
24 46 (11.70%) Finance
25 45 (11.45%) Migration

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 78 (19.85%) SharePoint
2 65 (16.54%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.04%) IIS
4 8 (2.04%) WordPress
5 5 (1.27%) CMS
5 5 (1.27%) Confluence
5 5 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.76%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 283 (72.01%) Microsoft 365
2 183 (46.56%) Azure
3 93 (23.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (5.85%) OneDrive
5 15 (3.82%) AWS
6 14 (3.56%) Power Platform
6 14 (3.56%) PowerApps
7 9 (2.29%) IaaS
7 9 (2.29%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.04%) Power Automate
8 8 (2.04%) SaaS
9 7 (1.78%) PaaS
10 5 (1.27%) Google Workspace
11 3 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (0.51%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (18.07%) Firewall
2 56 (14.25%) TCP/IP
3 36 (9.16%) DNS
4 31 (7.89%) VPN
5 28 (7.12%) DHCP
6 22 (5.60%) VoIP
6 22 (5.60%) WAN
7 21 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (4.83%) Wireless
9 18 (4.58%) SAN
10 17 (4.33%) VLAN
11 16 (4.07%) LAN
12 13 (3.31%) Internet
13 11 (2.80%) Ethernet
13 11 (2.80%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.53%) Broadband
15 5 (1.27%) IPsec
15 5 (1.27%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.27%) Network Security
15 5 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.05%) MongoDB
2 12 (3.05%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.05%) Redis
3 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.76%) Power BI
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Moq
2 11 (2.80%) NUnit
3 7 (1.78%) JIRA
3 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 119 (30.28%) Social Skills
2 46 (11.70%) Finance
3 27 (6.87%) Legal
4 16 (4.07%) Digital Economy
4 16 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
5 10 (2.54%) Marketing
6 9 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.78%) Law
8 6 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.27%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.27%) Retail
10 3 (0.76%) Automotive
10 3 (0.76%) Billing
11 2 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 81 (20.61%) Analyst
2 79 (20.10%) IT Support
3 63 (16.03%) Support Engineer
4 52 (13.23%) IT Engineer
5 50 (12.72%) Support Analyst
6 42 (10.69%) IT Analyst
7 38 (9.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 38 (9.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 26 (6.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (6.11%) Service Analyst
9 24 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (5.60%) Desktop Support
10 22 (5.60%) Developer
11 21 (5.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.09%) Architect
13 17 (4.33%) Help Desk Analyst
13 17 (4.33%) Technical Support
14 16 (4.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 15 (3.82%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.07%) .NET
2 14 (3.56%) ASP.NET
3 12 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (1.78%) HTML
5 5 (1.27%) Ajax
5 5 (1.27%) jQuery
5 5 (1.27%) XML
6 3 (0.76%) XMPP
7 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.51%) CSS
7 2 (0.51%) VCL
7 2 (0.51%) WSH
8 1 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.60%) Driving Licence
2 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.80%) Wiki
4 8 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 7 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (1.78%) User Experience
5 7 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.27%) Clustering
7 5 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.76%) PKI
8 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) SCADA
10 1 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 393 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (38.68%) Windows Server
3 86 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (19.59%) Windows 7
5 67 (17.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 52 (13.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 51 (12.98%) Linux
8 37 (9.41%) Apple iOS
9 35 (8.91%) Android
10 32 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (4.83%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.04%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.53%) VMS
14 5 (1.27%) Unix
15 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.76%) CentOS
16 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.14%) ITIL
2 56 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (11.45%) Migration
4 41 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (8.91%) Time Management
6 29 (7.38%) Service Management
7 27 (6.87%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (5.09%) Line Management
10 17 (4.33%) Strategic Roadmap
11 15 (3.82%) Coaching
11 15 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (3.56%) Supplier Management
13 13 (3.31%) Network Management
13 13 (3.31%) Problem Management
14 12 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (3.05%) Document Management
14 12 (3.05%) Functional Testing
14 12 (3.05%) Integration Testing
14 12 (3.05%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.98%) PowerShell
2 42 (10.69%) SQL
3 16 (4.07%) C#
4 14 (3.56%) Python
4 14 (3.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.54%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.78%) Java
7 6 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.27%) Tcl
9 4 (1.02%) C
10 2 (0.51%) Delphi
10 2 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.94%) MCSE
3 23 (5.85%) Degree
3 23 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.82%) MCP
6 13 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (3.05%) A+ Certification
7 12 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.29%) CCNA
9 9 (2.29%) MCSA
10 7 (1.78%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.76%) APMP
12 3 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.51%) HNC
13 2 (0.51%) MCITP
13 2 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.74%) SLA
2 18 (4.58%) GDPR
3 4 (1.02%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 268 (68.19%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (15.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 19 (4.83%) XenApp
6 16 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.05%) Docker
8 11 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.80%) VirtualBox
8 11 (2.80%) vSphere
9 6 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.76%) NFS
12 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (15.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 33 (8.40%) SCCM
3 11 (2.80%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (2.80%) WSUS
4 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.76%) SCOM
5 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.51%) Ansible
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.51%) Plesk
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.25%) Terraform
7 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 261 (66.41%) Microsoft
2 119 (30.28%) VMware
3 85 (21.63%) Citrix
4 30 (7.63%) Cisco
5 23 (5.85%) ServiceNow
6 19 (4.83%) Apple
7 18 (4.58%) Veeam
8 17 (4.33%) Sophos
9 13 (3.31%) Meraki
9 13 (3.31%) Oracle
10 7 (1.78%) Avaya
10 7 (1.78%) HP
10 7 (1.78%) NetApp
10 7 (1.78%) Sage
11 6 (1.53%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.53%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.27%) Draytek
12 5 (1.27%) Polycom
12 5 (1.27%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.27%) Sitecore