Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 278 457
Rank change year-on-year +100 +179 +827
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,321 2,112 1,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 5.02% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 1,866 1,207
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% -27.78%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,504 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% -6.67% -14.29%

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 40,142 42,056 51,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.29% 24.40% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,449 35,035 44,025
UK median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.14% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +95 3,128 £32,500 +4.84% 371
UK excluding London +91 1,765 £28,504 +1.80% 256
London +89 1,431 £38,000 +8.57% 131
South East +69 576 £29,500 +1.72% 75
Midlands +84 360 £28,500 - 43
North of England +82 333 £26,250 -4.55% 64
East of England +23 242 £30,000 +7.14% 28
West Midlands +72 212 £28,500 -1.72% 17
South West +68 170 £32,500 +8.33% 30
North West +19 162 £29,000 +5.45% 36
Yorkshire +64 147 £25,000 -3.85% 26
East Midlands +73 144 £28,250 +2.73% 26
Scotland +5 47 £32,000 -36.00% 7
Wales +4 28 £27,000 -6.90% 6
North East +5 24 £21,625 +13.82% 2
Northern Ireland +9 7 £21,000 -10.64% 1
Isle of Man - 6 £29,500 -
Channel Islands - 3 £29,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 3,321 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,126 (64.02%) Active Directory
3 2,111 (63.57%) Windows 7
4 1,921 (57.84%) Microsoft
5 1,589 (47.85%) Office 365
6 1,361 (40.98%) Windows Server
7 1,264 (38.06%) Microsoft Office
8 1,022 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 969 (29.18%) VMware
10 901 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 808 (24.33%) SCCM
12 781 (23.52%) ITIL
13 716 (21.56%) Citrix
14 600 (18.07%) MS Exchange
15 550 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 532 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
17 521 (15.69%) Windows 8
18 494 (14.88%) Finance
19 489 (14.72%) DNS
20 487 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 486 (14.63%) Firewall
22 473 (14.24%) TCP/IP
23 459 (13.82%) Hyper-V
24 423 (12.74%) DHCP
25 418 (12.59%) PowerShell
26 396 (11.92%) Cisco
27 377 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
28 333 (10.03%) VPN
28 333 (10.03%) LAN
29 325 (9.79%) XenApp

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
1 600 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 283 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 184 (5.54%) Skype for Business
5 180 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 75 (2.26%) IIS
7 48 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 41 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.36%) WordPress
12 11 (0.33%) Confluence
13 10 (0.30%) Apache
14 9 (0.27%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.21%) CMS
15 7 (0.21%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.18%) IBM Domino
17 5 (0.15%) JBoss
18 4 (0.12%) Site Server
Applications
1 1,264 (38.06%) Microsoft Office
2 165 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 128 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.66%) Camtasia
6 21 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.090%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.090%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 2 (0.060%) CATIA
12 2 (0.060%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.060%) Windchill
13 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.030%) Maya
13 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.78%) Carpe Diem
2 17 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.36%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.15%) Eikon
5 5 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 4 (0.12%) assyst
6 4 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.090%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.090%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.090%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.060%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.060%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.030%) Infor CloudSuite
9 1 (0.030%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,589 (47.85%) Office 365
2 532 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 79 (2.38%) IaaS
6 56 (1.69%) Mimecast
7 50 (1.51%) OneDrive
8 46 (1.39%) PaaS
8 46 (1.39%) SaaS
9 38 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (0.90%) G Suite
11 21 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (0.57%) npm
13 16 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 14 (0.42%) Yammer
15 13 (0.39%) Slack
16 4 (0.12%) Dropbox
17 3 (0.090%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 489 (14.72%) DNS
2 486 (14.63%) Firewall
3 473 (14.24%) TCP/IP
4 423 (12.74%) DHCP
5 333 (10.03%) LAN
5 333 (10.03%) VPN
6 306 (9.21%) WAN
7 184 (5.54%) SAN
8 175 (5.27%) Skype
9 159 (4.79%) VoIP
10 139 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
11 124 (3.73%) Wireless
12 113 (3.40%) Internet
13 106 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
14 93 (2.80%) VLAN
15 84 (2.53%) NetScaler
16 80 (2.41%) Network Security
17 63 (1.90%) NAS
18 56 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (0.87%) MySQL
5 21 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (0.39%) MS Access
9 11 (0.33%) Big Data
10 9 (0.27%) Power BI
11 7 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.090%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.090%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.060%) FileMaker
15 2 (0.060%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (1.14%) MSI
2 32 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 31 (0.93%) JIRA
4 22 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 20 (0.60%) Jasmine
6 19 (0.57%) Gradle
6 19 (0.57%) InstallShield
6 19 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (0.42%) AdminStudio
8 13 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.33%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.15%) Selenium
11 4 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.12%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.090%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.060%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.060%) Rational Team Concert
13 2 (0.060%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.060%) Vagrant
General
1 494 (14.88%) Finance
2 177 (5.33%) Law
3 149 (4.49%) Legal
4 100 (3.01%) Banking
5 76 (2.29%) Retail
6 65 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 39 (1.17%) Marketing
10 33 (0.99%) Advertising
11 26 (0.78%) Games
12 25 (0.75%) Back Office
13 22 (0.66%) Publishing
14 17 (0.51%) French Language
14 17 (0.51%) Front Office
15 15 (0.45%) Electronics
16 12 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 799 (24.06%) Analyst
2 595 (17.92%) Support Engineer
3 537 (16.17%) IT Support
4 489 (14.72%) Desktop Support
5 454 (13.67%) Support Analyst
6 356 (10.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 287 (8.64%) IT Engineer
8 267 (8.04%) IT Analyst
9 242 (7.29%) Service Analyst
10 240 (7.23%) Desktop Engineer
11 219 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 213 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 207 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 204 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
15 174 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
16 164 (4.94%) Architect
17 155 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 155 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 139 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 139 (4.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (1.75%) Web Services
2 38 (1.14%) Software Packaging
3 34 (1.02%) .NET
4 30 (0.90%) HTML
5 23 (0.69%) AngularJS
5 23 (0.69%) RESTful
6 20 (0.60%) Node.js
7 19 (0.57%) Angular 2
7 19 (0.57%) D3.js
7 19 (0.57%) HTML5
7 19 (0.57%) Redux
7 19 (0.57%) Socket.IO
7 19 (0.57%) SVG
7 19 (0.57%) WebSockets
8 16 (0.48%) LDAP
9 15 (0.45%) COM
10 12 (0.36%) X-Windows
11 11 (0.33%) Middleware
12 10 (0.30%) XML
13 9 (0.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 199 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
3 159 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 109 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 106 (3.19%) iPhone
7 104 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 93 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 75 (2.26%) User Experience
10 67 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
11 60 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 60 (1.81%) iPad
12 59 (1.78%) Fat Client
12 59 (1.78%) Smartphone
12 59 (1.78%) Thin Client
13 31 (0.93%) Replication
14 28 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
14 28 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 26 (0.78%) Clustering
15 26 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3,321 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,111 (63.57%) Windows 7
3 1,361 (40.98%) Windows Server
4 1,022 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 901 (27.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 521 (15.69%) Windows 8
7 213 (6.41%) Linux
8 206 (6.20%) Android
9 164 (4.94%) Mac OS X
10 148 (4.46%) Apple iOS
11 145 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 107 (3.22%) Windows XP
13 90 (2.71%) Mac OS
14 34 (1.02%) Unix
15 28 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.78%) Windows Phone
17 25 (0.75%) CentOS
18 15 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.42%) Windows 2000
20 13 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (23.52%) ITIL
2 377 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
3 217 (6.53%) Project Management
4 201 (6.05%) Service Delivery
5 189 (5.69%) Presales
6 174 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
7 172 (5.18%) Service Management
8 165 (4.97%) Migration
9 142 (4.28%) Customer Requirements
10 137 (4.13%) Incident Management
11 136 (4.10%) PRINCE2
12 130 (3.91%) Time Management
13 127 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
14 125 (3.76%) Application Packaging
15 120 (3.61%) ITSM
16 114 (3.43%) Change Management
17 100 (3.01%) Problem Management
18 99 (2.98%) ITIL V3
19 97 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
20 94 (2.83%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 418 (12.59%) PowerShell
2 308 (9.27%) SQL
3 115 (3.46%) VBScript
4 41 (1.23%) C#
5 39 (1.17%) VB
6 35 (1.05%) C
7 32 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 30 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 21 (0.63%) TypeScript
10 19 (0.57%) Go
10 19 (0.57%) Perl
11 18 (0.54%) Python
12 14 (0.42%) VBA
13 13 (0.39%) Java
14 9 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.24%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.15%) PHP
17 4 (0.12%) C++
17 4 (0.12%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.060%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 487 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 305 (9.18%) Degree
3 297 (8.94%) MCSE
4 190 (5.72%) MCP
5 174 (5.24%) Security Cleared
6 162 (4.88%) MCSA
7 132 (3.97%) SC Cleared
8 90 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 65 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 64 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 51 (1.54%) A+ Certification
12 50 (1.51%) MCITP
13 47 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
14 46 (1.39%) CCNA
15 41 (1.23%) MCDST
16 37 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 34 (1.02%) DV Cleared
18 27 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 26 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
19 26 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (7.98%) SLA
2 48 (1.45%) GDPR
3 43 (1.29%) QA
4 37 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.63%) PMO
6 13 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.27%) PSD2
8 7 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.030%) COBIT
System Software
1 2,126 (64.02%) Active Directory
2 550 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 459 (13.82%) Hyper-V
4 325 (9.79%) XenApp
5 292 (8.79%) XenDesktop
6 244 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 169 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
8 135 (4.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 87 (2.62%) BitLocker
10 79 (2.38%) vSphere
11 78 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
12 32 (0.96%) XenServer
13 27 (0.81%) Docker
14 21 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
15 19 (0.57%) Firmware
15 19 (0.57%) VirtualBox
16 17 (0.51%) Terminal Services
17 14 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.36%) NFS
19 9 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 808 (24.33%) SCCM
2 180 (5.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 111 (3.34%) SCOrch
4 109 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 81 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 79 (2.38%) SCOM
7 77 (2.32%) AirWatch
8 75 (2.26%) WSUS
9 58 (1.75%) Backup Exec
10 47 (1.42%) SCSM
10 47 (1.42%) SCVMM
11 38 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 38 (1.14%) SCDPM
12 29 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 24 (0.72%) XenMobile
14 22 (0.66%) Puppet
14 22 (0.66%) vCenter Server
15 21 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
17 16 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,921 (57.84%) Microsoft
2 969 (29.18%) VMware
3 716 (21.56%) Citrix
4 396 (11.92%) Cisco
5 318 (9.58%) Apple
6 187 (5.63%) HP
7 133 (4.00%) Dell
8 95 (2.86%) Bloomberg
9 91 (2.74%) Adobe
10 88 (2.65%) iManage
11 86 (2.59%) Avaya
12 80 (2.41%) ServiceNow
13 77 (2.32%) Veeam
14 76 (2.29%) Ivanti
15 72 (2.17%) Reuters
16 66 (1.99%) NetApp
17 61 (1.84%) McAfee
18 58 (1.75%) Symantec
19 47 (1.42%) Oracle
19 47 (1.42%) Remedy