Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 122 176
Rank change year-on-year -1 +54 +82
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 895 2,302 1,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.48% 2.80% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.80% 11.75% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1,935 1,547
Median annual salary £33,000 £29,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.79% - +0.87%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,288 19,592 22,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.99% 23.82% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,693 14,990 17,853
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the UK excluding London

Windows 10
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the UK excluding London

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the UK excluding London

Windows 10
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
South East -2 286 £33,750 +12.50% 27
North of England +8 201 £33,500 +21.82% 28
Midlands -4 134 £35,000 +16.67% 28
South West -8 107 £31,500 +5.00% 38
North West +2 104 £33,500 +21.82% 12
East of England +16 98 £32,500 +8.33% 14
West Midlands +34 83 £32,500 +7.44% 11
Yorkshire +34 77 £37,500 +36.36% 9
East Midlands -17 50 £37,500 +31.58% 17
Scotland +71 41 £24,500 -16.95% 4
Wales +12 29 £30,000 +11.11% 4
North East +15 20 £29,568 +37.53% 7
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 894 (99.89%) Windows
2 598 (66.82%) Active Directory
3 553 (61.79%) Office 365
4 536 (59.89%) Microsoft
5 335 (37.43%) Windows Server
6 299 (33.41%) Windows 7
7 239 (26.70%) VMware
8 224 (25.03%) Azure
9 219 (24.47%) Microsoft Office
10 218 (24.36%) ITIL
11 211 (23.58%) SCCM
12 188 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 169 (18.88%) Windows Server 2016
14 162 (18.10%) DNS
15 156 (17.43%) DHCP
16 153 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 145 (16.20%) MS Exchange
18 140 (15.64%) Hyper-V
19 133 (14.86%) Citrix
20 130 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 124 (13.85%) TCP/IP
22 122 (13.63%) Firewall
23 119 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
24 115 (12.85%) Cisco
24 115 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
25 108 (12.07%) PowerShell
26 107 (11.96%) LAN
27 105 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
28 92 (10.28%) WAN
29 89 (9.94%) Microsoft Intune

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 145 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 86 (9.61%) SharePoint
3 41 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (2.46%) IIS
6 21 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.22%) CMS
9 2 (0.22%) Confluence
9 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.22%) Moodle
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 219 (24.47%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 553 (61.79%) Office 365
2 224 (25.03%) Azure
3 59 (6.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 46 (5.14%) AWS
4 46 (5.14%) OneDrive
5 22 (2.46%) Power Platform
6 17 (1.90%) PaaS
7 15 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (1.56%) IaaS
9 13 (1.45%) SaaS
10 12 (1.34%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.89%) Yammer
12 6 (0.67%) GCP
12 6 (0.67%) Power Automate
13 4 (0.45%) G Suite
13 4 (0.45%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 162 (18.10%) DNS
2 156 (17.43%) DHCP
3 124 (13.85%) TCP/IP
4 122 (13.63%) Firewall
5 107 (11.96%) LAN
6 92 (10.28%) WAN
7 61 (6.82%) VPN
8 57 (6.37%) VoIP
9 40 (4.47%) Wireless
10 39 (4.36%) VLAN
11 35 (3.91%) Skype
12 32 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (3.02%) SAN
14 20 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (2.23%) WLAN
15 17 (1.90%) Internet
15 17 (1.90%) Structured Cabling
16 10 (1.12%) Network Security
17 8 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (0.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.46%) Power BI
3 21 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2017
6 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.12%) MySQL
7 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (0.67%) MS Access
9 4 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (1.12%) JIRA
1 10 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.34%) MSI
3 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.22%) Bazaar
4 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (0.22%) Selenium
4 2 (0.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (8.38%) Finance
2 42 (4.69%) Public Sector
3 33 (3.69%) Law
4 31 (3.46%) Retail
5 27 (3.02%) Legal
6 20 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.56%) Marketing
9 12 (1.34%) Games
9 12 (1.34%) Local Government
10 8 (0.89%) Back Office
11 7 (0.78%) Advertising
11 7 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.78%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.45%) Automotive
13 4 (0.45%) Electronics
13 4 (0.45%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 179 (20.00%) Analyst
2 176 (19.66%) IT Support
3 161 (17.99%) Support Engineer
4 113 (12.63%) IT Engineer
5 96 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 76 (8.49%) Support Analyst
8 71 (7.93%) IT Support Engineer
9 62 (6.93%) IT Analyst
10 55 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 47 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 45 (5.03%) Service Analyst
13 43 (4.80%) Desktop Support
14 42 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
14 42 (4.69%) Consultant
15 41 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
16 38 (4.25%) IT Support Analyst
17 32 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 32 (3.58%) Desktop Engineer
18 30 (3.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.68%) .NET
2 10 (1.12%) ASP.NET
2 10 (1.12%) HTML
3 7 (0.78%) CSS
4 6 (0.67%) LDAP
5 5 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.56%) jQuery
5 5 (0.56%) Web Services
5 5 (0.56%) WSH
6 4 (0.45%) XML
7 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.34%) DHTML
7 3 (0.34%) JSON
7 3 (0.34%) SAML
7 3 (0.34%) XHTML
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (0.22%) COM
8 2 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 34 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.35%) Smartphone
6 19 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.45%) iPad
9 12 (1.34%) CMDB
10 11 (1.23%) Clustering
10 11 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.12%) Replication
12 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Licensing
12 9 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.01%) User Experience
13 8 (0.89%) CCTV
13 8 (0.89%) Device Driver
13 8 (0.89%) iPhone
13 8 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 894 (99.89%) Windows
2 335 (37.43%) Windows Server
3 299 (33.41%) Windows 7
4 188 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 169 (18.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 119 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (9.27%) Windows 8
8 81 (9.05%) Windows Server 2019
9 49 (5.47%) Linux
10 31 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (3.35%) Apple iOS
12 27 (3.02%) Android
13 17 (1.90%) Unix
14 12 (1.34%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.23%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.56%) CentOS
17 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (24.36%) ITIL
2 130 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 115 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (5.92%) Project Delivery
5 43 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (4.25%) Service Delivery
8 37 (4.13%) Migration
8 37 (4.13%) Patch Management
9 36 (4.02%) Mentoring
10 35 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
12 33 (3.69%) Information Security
13 32 (3.58%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (3.58%) Service Management
14 30 (3.35%) Project Management
15 24 (2.68%) Data Protection
16 23 (2.57%) Technical Leadership
16 23 (2.57%) Virtual Environments
17 22 (2.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 73 (8.16%) SQL
3 30 (3.35%) VB
4 23 (2.57%) C#
5 18 (2.01%) VBScript
6 9 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.67%) C
9 3 (0.34%) C++
9 3 (0.34%) Delphi
9 3 (0.34%) Java
9 3 (0.34%) Perl
9 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.34%) Python
9 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.34%) VB6
10 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 55 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 48 (5.36%) MCSE
5 39 (4.36%) Degree
6 30 (3.35%) MCSA
7 24 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.57%) CCNA
8 23 (2.57%) DV Cleared
9 21 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.35%) MCP
10 18 (2.01%) A+ Certification
11 13 (1.45%) CCNP
12 11 (1.23%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.89%) MCITP
14 6 (0.67%) CISSP
15 5 (0.56%) CISM
15 5 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.49%) SLA
2 22 (2.46%) GDPR
2 22 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.23%) QA
4 6 (0.67%) NCSC
5 5 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.56%) NIST
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 598 (66.82%) Active Directory
2 153 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (15.64%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (3.46%) XenApp
7 22 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 21 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
8 21 (2.35%) vSphere
9 13 (1.45%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.23%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.01%) Firmware
11 9 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.89%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.78%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.56%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 211 (23.58%) SCCM
2 89 (9.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (4.36%) WSUS
4 18 (2.01%) SCOM
5 15 (1.68%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.34%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (1.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 10 (1.12%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.01%) Nagios
9 9 (1.01%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.78%) SCSM
11 6 (0.67%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.45%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.45%) Ansible
13 4 (0.45%) MobiControl
13 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 536 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 239 (26.70%) VMware
3 133 (14.86%) Citrix
4 115 (12.85%) Cisco
5 52 (5.81%) Veeam
6 39 (4.36%) HP
7 33 (3.69%) Apple
8 31 (3.46%) Dell
9 25 (2.79%) Meraki
10 22 (2.46%) Symantec
11 18 (2.01%) iManage
12 16 (1.79%) Avaya
13 15 (1.68%) ServiceNow
14 14 (1.56%) Adobe
15 12 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.34%) Samsung
16 11 (1.23%) Google
17 10 (1.12%) Capita
18 9 (1.01%) EMC
18 9 (1.01%) Mitel