Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 157 106
Rank change year-on-year -24 -51 +57
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2,617 1,073 4,199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.06% 2.17% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.88% 10.09% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,226 926 3,493
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,125 £22,000
25th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,425 £36,000 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.93% +12.50% -1.54%
75th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £44,115
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.94% +5.00% +3.45%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22,037 10,632 31,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 21.47% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,626 8,915 25,074
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Top 18 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 27 October 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
England -18 2,371 £32,183 -10.60% 682
UK excluding London +23 1,770 £29,000 -7.94% 554
London -75 801 £38,500 -14.44% 171
North of England +34 454 £27,500 - 152
South East -18 438 £30,000 -7.69% 147
Work from Home -82 332 £40,000 -13.98% 70
Midlands +2 306 £25,750 -6.36% 106
North West +14 238 £27,500 -15.38% 94
East of England -13 197 £32,500 -7.14% 49
Yorkshire -2 185 £29,000 +11.54% 49
South West -14 177 £27,500 -20.29% 57
West Midlands -5 170 £27,250 -3.13% 55
Scotland +18 151 £32,500 -27.78% 24
East Midlands +7 129 £25,000 +6.38% 50
Wales -32 51 £25,000 -16.67% 20
North East -7 31 £23,500 -16.07% 9
Northern Ireland - 5 - - 1
Channel Islands - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 2,609 (99.69%) Windows
2 1,849 (70.65%) Microsoft 365
3 1,799 (68.74%) Active Directory
4 1,589 (60.72%) Microsoft
5 938 (35.84%) Windows Server
6 812 (31.03%) Azure
7 774 (29.58%) Social Skills
8 760 (29.04%) Microsoft Office
9 578 (22.09%) ITIL
10 573 (21.90%) Windows 7
11 565 (21.59%) VMware
12 511 (19.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 458 (17.50%) Firewall
14 452 (17.27%) SCCM
15 443 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 433 (16.55%) SharePoint
17 419 (16.01%) DNS
18 401 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 395 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
20 379 (14.48%) DHCP
21 377 (14.41%) Windows Server 2016
22 366 (13.99%) PowerShell
23 361 (13.79%) Citrix
24 353 (13.49%) VPN
25 347 (13.26%) MS Exchange
26 339 (12.95%) TCP/IP
27 327 (12.50%) Finance
28 326 (12.46%) Azure Active Directory
29 318 (12.15%) Cisco
30 303 (11.58%) Windows Server 2019

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 433 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 347 (13.26%) MS Exchange
3 87 (3.32%) IIS
4 84 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (1.26%) Confluence
7 30 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 23 (0.88%) CMS
8 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (0.65%) nginx
10 16 (0.61%) WordPress
11 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.23%) Apache
12 6 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.11%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.11%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.076%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.076%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 760 (29.04%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.23%) InDesign
9 5 (0.19%) Siemens NX
9 5 (0.19%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.076%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.038%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 20 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.57%) Sage 200
3 14 (0.53%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.23%) Shopify
6 5 (0.19%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.19%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.15%) BambooHR
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.076%) AlphaBridge
9 2 (0.076%) Alphatax
9 2 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.076%) Farmplan
9 2 (0.076%) KEYPrime
9 2 (0.076%) Magento
9 2 (0.076%) Sage 300 ERP
9 2 (0.076%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,849 (70.65%) Microsoft 365
2 812 (31.03%) Azure
3 326 (12.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 182 (6.95%) OneDrive
5 132 (5.04%) AWS
6 102 (3.90%) SaaS
7 91 (3.48%) Power Platform
8 90 (3.44%) Mimecast
9 71 (2.71%) IaaS
10 63 (2.41%) Google Workspace
11 57 (2.18%) PaaS
12 44 (1.68%) Power Automate
13 37 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
14 33 (1.26%) PowerApps
15 29 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 14 (0.53%) GCP
18 10 (0.38%) Serverless
19 9 (0.34%) Slack
19 9 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 458 (17.50%) Firewall
2 419 (16.01%) DNS
3 379 (14.48%) DHCP
4 353 (13.49%) VPN
5 339 (12.95%) TCP/IP
6 301 (11.50%) WAN
7 291 (11.12%) LAN
8 167 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
9 127 (4.85%) Wireless
10 126 (4.81%) VoIP
11 121 (4.62%) VLAN
12 88 (3.36%) SAN
13 78 (2.98%) Internet
14 77 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
15 60 (2.29%) Unified Communications
16 52 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
17 48 (1.83%) IP Telephony
18 44 (1.68%) Network Security
18 44 (1.68%) Skype
19 39 (1.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.91%) Power BI
3 23 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.50%) MS Access
7 13 (0.50%) SQL Server 2019
8 12 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.31%) Redis
10 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.23%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 78 (2.98%) JIRA
2 30 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.69%) MSI
4 16 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 15 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.38%) AdminStudio
8 8 (0.31%) Moq
8 8 (0.31%) NUnit
9 6 (0.23%) Cactus
9 6 (0.23%) gulp
9 6 (0.23%) webpack
10 4 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.15%) Selenium
11 2 (0.076%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.038%) Ant
12 1 (0.038%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.038%) Subversion
General
1 774 (29.58%) Social Skills
2 327 (12.50%) Finance
3 174 (6.65%) Law
4 159 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 133 (5.08%) Legal
6 113 (4.32%) Retail
7 82 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 77 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
9 60 (2.29%) Public Sector
10 47 (1.80%) Banking
11 43 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
12 40 (1.53%) Telecoms
13 31 (1.18%) Advertising
14 30 (1.15%) Marketing
15 27 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 25 (0.96%) Digital Economy
17 23 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.80%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
19 17 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 729 (27.86%) Analyst
2 582 (22.24%) IT Support
3 472 (18.04%) Support Engineer
4 386 (14.75%) Support Analyst
5 311 (11.88%) IT Engineer
6 287 (10.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 279 (10.66%) Service Analyst
8 273 (10.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 266 (10.16%) IT Analyst
10 195 (7.45%) Desktop Support
11 184 (7.03%) IT Support Engineer
12 183 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
13 171 (6.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 158 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 152 (5.81%) IT Technician
16 127 (4.85%) Support Technician
17 119 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 112 (4.28%) 1st Line Support
19 107 (4.09%) IT Support Technician
20 106 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (0.92%) HTML
2 22 (0.84%) JSON
3 21 (0.80%) .NET
4 18 (0.69%) CSS
5 16 (0.61%) Web Services
6 14 (0.53%) LDAP
6 14 (0.53%) SAML
6 14 (0.53%) XMPP
7 12 (0.46%) XML
8 11 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.38%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.34%) jQuery
11 8 (0.31%) Ajax
11 8 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (0.31%) WPF
12 7 (0.27%) ServiceStack
13 6 (0.23%) Laravel
13 6 (0.23%) PHP-FPM
13 6 (0.23%) Sass
13 6 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.57%) Data Centre
2 155 (5.92%) Driving Licence
3 124 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 86 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
6 75 (2.87%) iPhone
7 62 (2.37%) User Experience
8 53 (2.03%) Blackberry
9 52 (1.99%) Public Cloud
10 50 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 48 (1.83%) iPad
12 28 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 28 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 26 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
14 24 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 24 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.73%) CMDB
15 19 (0.73%) EPoS
15 19 (0.73%) PKI
16 18 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2,609 (99.69%) Windows
2 938 (35.84%) Windows Server
3 573 (21.90%) Windows 7
4 443 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 377 (14.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 303 (11.58%) Windows Server 2019
7 227 (8.67%) Android
8 204 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 193 (7.37%) Windows 8
10 185 (7.07%) Apple iOS
11 155 (5.92%) Mac OS
12 150 (5.73%) Linux
13 91 (3.48%) Mac OS X
14 52 (1.99%) Windows XP
15 41 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (0.99%) Unix
17 18 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (0.53%) CentOS
19 10 (0.38%) Ubuntu
20 8 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (22.09%) ITIL
2 395 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
3 222 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 184 (7.03%) Service Management
5 181 (6.92%) Service Delivery
6 165 (6.30%) Incident Management
7 134 (5.12%) Migration
8 127 (4.85%) ITSM
9 112 (4.28%) Presales
10 111 (4.24%) Time Management
11 108 (4.13%) Asset Management
12 105 (4.01%) Mobile Device Management
13 104 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
14 91 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 91 (3.48%) Mentoring
14 91 (3.48%) Project Delivery
14 91 (3.48%) Project Management
15 88 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
16 85 (3.25%) Problem Management
17 79 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 366 (13.99%) PowerShell
2 229 (8.75%) SQL
3 48 (1.83%) Python
4 27 (1.03%) VBScript
5 26 (0.99%) VB
6 24 (0.92%) C#
7 19 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.65%) Java
9 16 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 15 (0.57%) C
11 11 (0.42%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.34%) C++
12 9 (0.34%) PHP
13 8 (0.31%) Perl
13 8 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.23%) Tcl
15 5 (0.19%) VBA
15 5 (0.19%) X++
16 4 (0.15%) Ruby
17 3 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 251 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 186 (7.11%) Degree
3 179 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 142 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 111 (4.24%) MCSE
6 97 (3.71%) MCP
7 60 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (2.14%) MCSA
9 52 (1.99%) A+ Certification
10 43 (1.64%) CCNA
11 39 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 38 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (1.45%) MCITP
13 30 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 29 (1.11%) DBS Check
15 27 (1.03%) CCNP
16 22 (0.84%) MCDST
17 16 (0.61%) MOS
18 15 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
19 12 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (10.89%) SLA
2 83 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (2.83%) GDPR
4 39 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (0.88%) QA
6 22 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 9 (0.34%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.31%) NIST
10 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.23%) PMO
12 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) ITGC
13 3 (0.11%) NCSC
14 2 (0.076%) Accessibility
14 2 (0.076%) RMADS
15 1 (0.038%) COBIT
15 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,799 (68.74%) Active Directory
2 401 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 279 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 111 (4.24%) vSphere
5 96 (3.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 88 (3.36%) XenApp
7 68 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 62 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (1.99%) BitLocker
10 49 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (0.76%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.57%) Docker
15 12 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.42%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.31%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 5 (0.19%) NFS
20 4 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 511 (19.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 452 (17.27%) SCCM
3 50 (1.91%) Jamf Pro
4 49 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
5 37 (1.41%) WSUS
6 36 (1.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 31 (1.18%) AirWatch
8 28 (1.07%) Terraform
9 25 (0.96%) SCOM
10 20 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 18 (0.69%) vCenter Server
12 15 (0.57%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (0.46%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.46%) WMI
15 11 (0.42%) Sysprep
16 10 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
17 8 (0.31%) Ansible
17 8 (0.31%) Nagios
17 8 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1,589 (60.72%) Microsoft
2 565 (21.59%) VMware
3 361 (13.79%) Citrix
4 318 (12.15%) Cisco
5 222 (8.48%) Apple
6 195 (7.45%) ServiceNow
7 141 (5.39%) Veeam
8 127 (4.85%) HP
9 97 (3.71%) Meraki
10 93 (3.55%) Sophos
11 84 (3.21%) Dell
12 79 (3.02%) iManage
13 55 (2.10%) Google
14 49 (1.87%) Remedy
15 43 (1.64%) Adobe
15 43 (1.64%) SAP
16 35 (1.34%) Okta
16 35 (1.34%) Oracle
17 31 (1.18%) Bloomberg
17 31 (1.18%) Palo Alto