Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 146 198
Rank change year-on-year +51 +52 +136
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2,381 2,042 1,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.18% 2.30% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 9.68% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,928 1,734 1,588
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,502
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% +5.00%

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 17,787 21,093 24,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.73% 23.78% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,026 16,559 20,727
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 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
South East +37 870 £30,000 -3.23% 155
North of England +59 513 £28,000 -1.75% 180
Midlands +72 369 £33,600 +8.39% 111
South West +62 338 £27,500 -15.38% 75
North West +80 309 £28,000 -5.88% 105
East Midlands +87 201 £32,750 +19.09% 54
Yorkshire +17 169 £27,500 -6.78% 56
West Midlands +25 168 £34,500 +11.29% 57
East of England -43 125 £30,000 -1.48% 59
Scotland +82 107 £32,000 -5.88% 40
Wales +8 53 £25,000 -3.85% 14
North East +10 35 £37,000 +76.19% 19
Channel Islands +3 6 £25,000 -25.37%
Northern Ireland -3 5 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Windows 10
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 2,374 (99.71%) Windows
2 1,583 (66.48%) Active Directory
3 1,362 (57.20%) Microsoft
4 1,299 (54.56%) Office 365
5 1,069 (44.90%) Windows 7
6 816 (34.27%) Windows Server
7 730 (30.66%) ITIL
8 677 (28.43%) Microsoft Office
9 635 (26.67%) VMware
10 533 (22.39%) Azure
11 472 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 439 (18.44%) Citrix
13 426 (17.89%) MS Exchange
13 426 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 415 (17.43%) SCCM
15 375 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
16 371 (15.58%) DNS
17 341 (14.32%) Hyper-V
18 340 (14.28%) DHCP
19 335 (14.07%) Firewall
19 335 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 333 (13.99%) Cisco
21 326 (13.69%) SLA
22 319 (13.40%) Windows 8
23 316 (13.27%) TCP/IP
24 297 (12.47%) WAN
25 295 (12.39%) LAN
26 291 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
27 282 (11.84%) PowerShell
28 262 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 426 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 190 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 112 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 108 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 100 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 51 (2.14%) IIS
7 23 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (0.88%) Confluence
9 20 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 17 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.55%) Tornado
12 12 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.25%) Apache
13 6 (0.25%) SAS
14 5 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.17%) CMS
15 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.084%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.084%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.084%) nginx
Applications
1 677 (28.43%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.42%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.50%) assyst
1 12 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.25%) Exchequer
2 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.084%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.084%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.042%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.042%) iTrent
6 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.042%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.042%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,299 (54.56%) Office 365
2 533 (22.39%) Azure
3 169 (7.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 135 (5.67%) AWS
5 57 (2.39%) OneDrive
6 46 (1.93%) SaaS
7 39 (1.64%) IaaS
8 28 (1.18%) Power Platform
9 25 (1.05%) PaaS
10 17 (0.71%) Mimecast
11 15 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (0.63%) G Suite
12 13 (0.55%) PowerApps
12 13 (0.55%) Serverless
13 11 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.38%) GCP
15 8 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 371 (15.58%) DNS
2 340 (14.28%) DHCP
3 335 (14.07%) Firewall
4 316 (13.27%) TCP/IP
5 297 (12.47%) WAN
6 295 (12.39%) LAN
7 206 (8.65%) VPN
8 131 (5.50%) VoIP
9 130 (5.46%) Remote Desktop
10 110 (4.62%) Skype
10 110 (4.62%) VLAN
11 106 (4.45%) Wireless
12 88 (3.70%) Internet
13 78 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
14 76 (3.19%) SAN
15 33 (1.39%) Broadband
16 32 (1.34%) MPLS
17 25 (1.05%) NAS
18 23 (0.97%) IP Telephony
18 23 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.63%) Power BI
3 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.21%) MySQL
11 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.13%) Big Data
12 3 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.13%) GIS
12 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (1.64%) JIRA
2 22 (0.92%) MSI
2 22 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 21 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 11 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.42%) Chocolatey
8 10 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (0.21%) Rational Quality Manager
9 5 (0.21%) Rational Team Concert
9 5 (0.21%) Subversion
10 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 3 (0.13%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.084%) Moq
12 2 (0.084%) NUnit
13 1 (0.042%) AdminStudio
13 1 (0.042%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 171 (7.18%) Finance
2 128 (5.38%) Public Sector
3 88 (3.70%) Retail
4 82 (3.44%) Legal
5 75 (3.15%) Law
6 60 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.68%) Marketing
9 34 (1.43%) Aerospace
10 30 (1.26%) Military
11 26 (1.09%) Electronics
12 24 (1.01%) Banking
13 15 (0.63%) Local Government
14 14 (0.59%) Back Office
15 13 (0.55%) Advertising
16 12 (0.50%) Automotive
16 12 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.50%) German Language
16 12 (0.50%) Publishing
17 11 (0.46%) Police
Job Titles
1 524 (22.01%) Support Engineer
2 494 (20.75%) Analyst
3 452 (18.98%) IT Support
4 307 (12.89%) IT Engineer
5 243 (10.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 237 (9.95%) Service Analyst
7 231 (9.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 217 (9.11%) Support Analyst
9 208 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 204 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 200 (8.40%) IT Support Engineer
12 178 (7.48%) Desktop Support
13 174 (7.31%) IT Analyst
14 156 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 126 (5.29%) Desktop Engineer
16 113 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
17 104 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 99 (4.16%) IT Technician
19 98 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
19 98 (4.12%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.18%) .NET
2 24 (1.01%) .NET Core
3 19 (0.80%) JSON
4 14 (0.59%) CSS
5 11 (0.46%) X-Windows
6 10 (0.42%) HTML
7 9 (0.38%) SailPoint
7 9 (0.38%) WSH
8 8 (0.34%) LDAP
9 7 (0.29%) VCL
10 6 (0.25%) Middleware
11 4 (0.17%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.17%) Web Services
12 3 (0.13%) COM
12 3 (0.13%) CSS3
12 3 (0.13%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.13%) XMPP
13 2 (0.084%) HTML5
13 2 (0.084%) jQuery
13 2 (0.084%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 199 (8.36%) Management Information System
2 138 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
3 131 (5.50%) Driving Licence
4 112 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 77 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 68 (2.86%) iPhone
8 57 (2.39%) Smartphone
9 50 (2.10%) Blackberry
10 49 (2.06%) iPad
11 34 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.09%) User Experience
14 18 (0.76%) Fat Client
14 18 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 18 (0.76%) Thin Client
14 18 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,374 (99.71%) Windows
2 1,069 (44.90%) Windows 7
3 816 (34.27%) Windows Server
4 472 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 335 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 319 (13.40%) Windows 8
7 150 (6.30%) Linux
8 108 (4.54%) Apple iOS
9 97 (4.07%) Android
10 92 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (3.07%) Windows XP
12 62 (2.60%) Mac OS
13 39 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 35 (1.47%) Ubuntu
15 26 (1.09%) Windows Vista
16 20 (0.84%) Unix
17 19 (0.80%) CentOS
18 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (0.38%) Windows 2000
20 8 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (30.66%) ITIL
2 375 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
3 262 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 178 (7.48%) Mentoring
5 165 (6.93%) Service Management
6 148 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 134 (5.63%) Migration
8 133 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (5.42%) Mobile Device Management
10 121 (5.08%) Information Security
11 119 (5.00%) ITSM
12 105 (4.41%) Project Delivery
13 102 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 96 (4.03%) Incident Management
15 89 (3.74%) Ticket Management
16 87 (3.65%) Security Management
17 82 (3.44%) Asset Management
18 81 (3.40%) Information Security Management
18 81 (3.40%) ISMS
19 79 (3.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (11.84%) PowerShell
2 185 (7.77%) SQL
3 65 (2.73%) C#
4 36 (1.51%) Python
5 33 (1.39%) C
6 31 (1.30%) C++
7 30 (1.26%) VBScript
8 18 (0.76%) Java
9 13 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 12 (0.50%) VB
11 7 (0.29%) Delphi
12 6 (0.25%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.17%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.13%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.084%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.042%) Perl
16 1 (0.042%) PHP
16 1 (0.042%) Tcl
16 1 (0.042%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 181 (7.60%) Degree
3 132 (5.54%) MCSE
4 128 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 105 (4.41%) MCSA
6 97 (4.07%) MCP
7 82 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 60 (2.52%) CCNA
10 49 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (1.93%) A+ Certification
12 32 (1.34%) CCNP
13 28 (1.18%) DBS Check
14 27 (1.13%) DV Cleared
15 22 (0.92%) MCITP
16 17 (0.71%) HND
16 17 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
17 15 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
18 11 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
18 11 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (13.69%) SLA
2 42 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (0.46%) GDPR
6 9 (0.38%) QA
7 8 (0.34%) PMO
8 7 (0.29%) IEC 61131
8 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.21%) NIST
10 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.084%) GxP
12 2 (0.084%) HL7
12 2 (0.084%) NCSC
12 2 (0.084%) RMADS
13 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.042%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,583 (66.48%) Active Directory
2 426 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (14.32%) Hyper-V
4 120 (5.04%) XenApp
5 76 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (2.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 66 (2.77%) vSphere
8 61 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 43 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 35 (1.47%) BitLocker
11 31 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (1.22%) VMware NSX
13 28 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 23 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.88%) UAG
16 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.59%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 11 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 415 (17.43%) SCCM
2 243 (10.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 66 (2.77%) SCOM
4 65 (2.73%) WSUS
5 38 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 38 (1.60%) vCenter Server
6 30 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 28 (1.18%) Ansible
8 27 (1.13%) vRealize
9 25 (1.05%) AirWatch
10 23 (0.97%) PaperCut
11 22 (0.92%) Nagios
12 16 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 15 (0.63%) SCOrch
14 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 14 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (0.59%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.55%) Terraform
16 11 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,362 (57.20%) Microsoft
2 635 (26.67%) VMware
3 439 (18.44%) Citrix
4 333 (13.99%) Cisco
5 174 (7.31%) Apple
6 139 (5.84%) HP
7 125 (5.25%) ServiceNow
8 118 (4.96%) Veeam
9 106 (4.45%) Dell
10 47 (1.97%) Atlassian
10 47 (1.97%) Meraki
11 45 (1.89%) Avaya
12 44 (1.85%) iManage
12 44 (1.85%) Symantec
13 41 (1.72%) Oracle
14 40 (1.68%) McAfee
15 39 (1.64%) NetApp
16 35 (1.47%) Remedy
17 32 (1.34%) SolarWinds
18 31 (1.30%) EMC