Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 208 358
Rank change year-on-year +60 +150 +585
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,690 3,040 1,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 1.70% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 6.96% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 2,659 1,461
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -8.33%

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 36,685 43,705 45,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.12% 24.46% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29,394 35,409 38,626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 10.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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
England +60 3,488 £32,500 +1.56% 393
UK excluding London +52 2,033 £30,000 +5.26% 303
London +69 1,568 £37,500 +1.35% 114
South East +52 724 £31,250 +7.76% 67
North of England +57 440 £28,000 +12.00% 86
East of England +52 291 £30,450 +1.50% 33
Midlands +28 255 £30,500 +5.12% 48
South West +14 208 £32,500 +4.84% 45
North West +19 207 £29,750 +8.18% 51
Yorkshire +70 192 £29,000 +17.17% 30
West Midlands +43 175 £31,000 -7.46% 32
East Midlands -4 78 £27,250 -0.91% 16
Scotland +9 54 £34,000 -15.00% 8
Wales -19 47 £26,000 -7.14% 14
North East +23 41 £21,000 -9.19% 5
Northern Ireland +1 12 £21,000 - 2
Channel Islands - 9 £33,500 -
Isle of Man +12 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 3,682 (99.78%) Windows
2 2,477 (67.13%) Active Directory
3 2,195 (59.49%) Windows 7
4 2,139 (57.97%) Microsoft
5 1,904 (51.60%) Office 365
6 1,460 (39.57%) Windows Server
7 1,208 (32.74%) Microsoft Office
8 994 (26.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 979 (26.53%) ITIL
10 960 (26.02%) VMware
11 887 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 857 (23.22%) SCCM
13 791 (21.44%) Citrix
14 687 (18.62%) DNS
15 665 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 656 (17.78%) MS Exchange
17 650 (17.62%) PowerShell
18 631 (17.10%) DHCP
19 629 (17.05%) Firewall
20 599 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
21 539 (14.61%) Windows 8
22 529 (14.34%) Finance
23 509 (13.79%) TCP/IP
24 505 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
25 472 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
26 471 (12.76%) Cisco
27 458 (12.41%) Hyper-V
28 433 (11.73%) LAN
29 382 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
30 370 (10.03%) WAN

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
1 656 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 335 (9.08%) SharePoint
3 260 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 206 (5.58%) Skype for Business
5 155 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 91 (2.47%) IIS
7 68 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 34 (0.92%) Confluence
11 31 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.70%) IBM Domino
13 26 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 18 (0.49%) CMS
15 11 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.27%) WordPress
17 8 (0.22%) Site Server
17 8 (0.22%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1,208 (32.74%) Microsoft Office
2 150 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 76 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.11%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.11%) CATIA
10 3 (0.081%) PTC Creo
10 3 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.027%) Houdini
12 1 (0.027%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.027%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.027%) NUKE
12 1 (0.027%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
3 11 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.16%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 3 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.081%) Lawson
7 3 (0.081%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.081%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.081%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.054%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.027%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.027%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.027%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1,904 (51.60%) Office 365
2 665 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 237 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
4 167 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 80 (2.17%) Mimecast
6 69 (1.87%) PaaS
7 68 (1.84%) IaaS
8 60 (1.63%) OneDrive
9 44 (1.19%) G Suite
10 39 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
11 27 (0.73%) npm
12 24 (0.65%) SaaS
13 18 (0.49%) NuGet
14 14 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 14 (0.38%) Yammer
15 10 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
16 9 (0.24%) Force.com
17 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 687 (18.62%) DNS
2 631 (17.10%) DHCP
3 629 (17.05%) Firewall
4 509 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 433 (11.73%) LAN
6 370 (10.03%) WAN
7 335 (9.08%) VPN
8 268 (7.26%) VoIP
9 225 (6.10%) Skype
10 165 (4.47%) Internet
10 165 (4.47%) Wireless
11 159 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
12 152 (4.12%) SAN
13 122 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
14 119 (3.22%) VLAN
15 79 (2.14%) Network Security
16 68 (1.84%) NetScaler
17 60 (1.63%) Unified Communications
18 54 (1.46%) Intranet
19 53 (1.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (0.73%) MySQL
6 22 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 20 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 18 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (0.35%) SQLite
12 7 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.19%) MS Access
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.16%) Power BI
13 6 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.14%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 71 (1.92%) MSI
3 45 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 43 (1.17%) JIRA
5 34 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (0.89%) WinDbg
7 26 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (0.65%) AdminStudio
9 19 (0.51%) Subversion
10 18 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
11 14 (0.38%) InstallShield
11 14 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 14 (0.38%) Redmine
11 14 (0.38%) Trac
12 13 (0.35%) Chocolatey
13 9 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.24%) Gradle
13 9 (0.24%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 529 (14.34%) Finance
2 158 (4.28%) Legal
3 153 (4.15%) Law
4 124 (3.36%) Banking
5 117 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 101 (2.74%) Retail
7 65 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.19%) Electronics
9 40 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.06%) Back Office
11 38 (1.03%) Marketing
12 26 (0.70%) Games
13 24 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 21 (0.57%) Advertising
15 19 (0.51%) French Language
16 14 (0.38%) Publishing
17 12 (0.33%) Billing
17 12 (0.33%) Front Office
18 8 (0.22%) Automotive
19 7 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 871 (23.60%) Analyst
2 773 (20.95%) Support Engineer
3 639 (17.32%) IT Support
4 494 (13.39%) Support Analyst
5 411 (11.14%) Desktop Support
6 381 (10.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 373 (10.11%) IT Engineer
8 311 (8.43%) Service Analyst
9 308 (8.35%) IT Analyst
10 298 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 292 (7.91%) Service Desk Analyst
12 272 (7.37%) Desktop Engineer
13 262 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
14 228 (6.18%) IT Support Analyst
15 199 (5.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 184 (4.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 172 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
18 154 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
19 150 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
20 148 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (2.09%) .NET
2 65 (1.76%) Software Packaging
3 48 (1.30%) HTML
4 41 (1.11%) Web Services
5 39 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 35 (0.95%) HTML5
7 33 (0.89%) CSS
8 25 (0.68%) Sass
9 24 (0.65%) Node.js
10 22 (0.60%) Angular 2
10 22 (0.60%) REST
11 21 (0.57%) Middleware
12 20 (0.54%) Entity Framework
12 20 (0.54%) JSON
12 20 (0.54%) LINQ
13 19 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (0.51%) XML
14 18 (0.49%) .NET Core
14 18 (0.49%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 289 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
3 176 (4.77%) Data Centre
4 137 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
5 119 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 115 (3.12%) User Experience
7 110 (2.98%) iPhone
8 97 (2.63%) Fat Client
8 97 (2.63%) Thin Client
9 94 (2.55%) Blackberry
10 80 (2.17%) Smartphone
11 79 (2.14%) Driving Licence
12 77 (2.09%) PKI
13 65 (1.76%) iPad
14 43 (1.17%) Public Cloud
15 42 (1.14%) Clustering
16 40 (1.08%) Replication
17 37 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
18 34 (0.92%) Fintech
19 29 (0.79%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3,682 (99.78%) Windows
2 2,195 (59.49%) Windows 7
3 1,460 (39.57%) Windows Server
4 994 (26.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 887 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 539 (14.61%) Windows 8
7 354 (9.59%) Linux
8 211 (5.72%) Android
9 204 (5.53%) Apple iOS
10 166 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 162 (4.39%) Mac OS X
12 132 (3.58%) Windows XP
13 123 (3.33%) Mac OS
14 61 (1.65%) CentOS
14 61 (1.65%) Unix
15 53 (1.44%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.43%) Windows Vista
18 12 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (26.53%) ITIL
2 505 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
3 382 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 277 (7.51%) Migration
5 245 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (6.34%) Service Delivery
7 211 (5.72%) Service Management
8 194 (5.26%) Project Management
9 183 (4.96%) Application Packaging
10 154 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 149 (4.04%) ITIL V3
12 145 (3.93%) ITSM
13 138 (3.74%) DevOps
14 131 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
15 129 (3.50%) Asset Management
16 121 (3.28%) Time Management
17 120 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 113 (3.06%) PRINCE2
19 112 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
20 105 (2.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 650 (17.62%) PowerShell
2 332 (9.00%) SQL
3 161 (4.36%) VBScript
4 78 (2.11%) C#
5 56 (1.52%) Python
6 51 (1.38%) VB
7 49 (1.33%) C
7 49 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 43 (1.17%) C++
9 39 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 24 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 22 (0.60%) TypeScript
12 17 (0.46%) PHP
13 15 (0.41%) Java
13 15 (0.41%) Ruby
14 12 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.27%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.24%) Go
16 9 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 472 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 271 (7.34%) MCSE
3 218 (5.91%) Degree
4 181 (4.91%) MCSA
5 171 (4.63%) MCP
6 140 (3.79%) Security Cleared
7 105 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
8 101 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 76 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 69 (1.87%) CCNA
12 64 (1.73%) MCDST
13 53 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 45 (1.22%) MCITP
15 41 (1.11%) DV Cleared
16 36 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
17 31 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
19 22 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
19 22 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (8.67%) SLA
2 75 (2.03%) GDPR
3 43 (1.17%) QA
4 37 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.19%) PMO
7 6 (0.16%) COBIT
7 6 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.16%) PSD2
7 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.027%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,477 (67.13%) Active Directory
2 599 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 458 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 266 (7.21%) XenApp
5 189 (5.12%) XenDesktop
6 161 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 121 (3.28%) vSphere
9 97 (2.63%) BitLocker
10 69 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 50 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
12 49 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
13 37 (1.00%) Docker
14 34 (0.92%) Terminal Services
15 27 (0.73%) Firmware
16 25 (0.68%) Terminal Server
17 21 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
18 19 (0.51%) pfSense
18 19 (0.51%) XenServer
19 14 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 857 (23.22%) SCCM
2 165 (4.47%) WSUS
3 154 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 112 (3.04%) SCOM
5 76 (2.06%) Backup Exec
6 59 (1.60%) AirWatch
7 55 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 54 (1.46%) vRealize
9 33 (0.89%) Perfmon
10 31 (0.84%) WMI
10 31 (0.84%) ZABBIX
11 28 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 27 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 27 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 27 (0.73%) vCenter Server
12 27 (0.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 26 (0.70%) Nagios
14 24 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
14 24 (0.65%) NetBackup
15 23 (0.62%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 2,139 (57.97%) Microsoft
2 960 (26.02%) VMware
3 791 (21.44%) Citrix
4 471 (12.76%) Cisco
5 252 (6.83%) Apple
6 193 (5.23%) HP
7 168 (4.55%) Ivanti
8 134 (3.63%) Dell
9 111 (3.01%) Veeam
10 102 (2.76%) Symantec
11 100 (2.71%) McAfee
12 90 (2.44%) Bloomberg
13 87 (2.36%) iManage
14 79 (2.14%) Avaya
15 78 (2.11%) Adobe
16 73 (1.98%) ServiceNow
17 72 (1.95%) IBM
18 65 (1.76%) NetApp
19 63 (1.71%) Reuters
20 62 (1.68%) Meraki