Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 372 1104
Rank change year-on-year +145 +732 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2705 1579 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 0.82% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 3.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2373 1372 155
UK median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% -1.59% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £54,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -5.17% -

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 43599 47956 57388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.99% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 40733 48332
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Top 17 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 17 October 2017. 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 +152 2565 £31,500 +1.61% 214
UK excluding London +142 1591 £28,000 +1.82% 150
London +130 1079 £37,500 +7.14% 67
South East +106 512 £28,000 -3.45% 52
North of England +115 325 £25,000 -23.08% 37
Midlands +85 261 £29,000 +16.00% 27
East of England +145 229 £30,000 +12.15% 17
North West +71 192 £25,000 -33.33% 22
South West +69 173 £31,500 +16.67% 14
West Midlands +87 159 £30,000 +13.21% 13
Yorkshire +75 114 £25,000 -3.85% 13
East Midlands +59 102 £27,500 +10.00% 14
Wales +45 46 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Scotland +16 44 £40,000 -18.37% 1
North East +32 19 £22,875 - 2
Northern Ireland -32 1 £30,500 +22.00%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 2701 (99.85%) Windows
2 1865 (68.95%) Windows 7
3 1705 (63.03%) Active Directory
4 1657 (61.26%) Microsoft
5 1227 (45.36%) Windows Server
6 1168 (43.18%) Office 365
7 1080 (39.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 906 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 905 (33.46%) VMware
10 837 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
11 816 (30.17%) MS Exchange
12 709 (26.21%) Windows 8
13 689 (25.47%) ITIL
14 558 (20.63%) Citrix
15 533 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 532 (19.67%) DNS
17 507 (18.74%) SCCM
18 506 (18.71%) Firewall
19 477 (17.63%) Cisco
20 466 (17.23%) Hyper-V
21 447 (16.52%) DHCP
22 424 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
23 421 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
24 403 (14.90%) Finance
25 394 (14.57%) PowerShell
26 392 (14.49%) TCP/IP
27 370 (13.68%) SQL Server
28 352 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
29 332 (12.27%) LAN
30 328 (12.13%) SQL

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
1 816 (30.17%) MS Exchange
2 424 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 262 (9.69%) SharePoint
4 240 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 196 (7.25%) Skype for Business
6 108 (3.99%) IIS
7 71 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 70 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 35 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (0.92%) IBM Notes
12 22 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
13 20 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (0.70%) Confluence
15 18 (0.67%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.52%) Apache
17 13 (0.48%) CMS
18 12 (0.44%) MS Project Server
19 8 (0.30%) WordPress
20 7 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 837 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.30%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.11%) InCopy
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
10 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) Revit
11 2 (0.074%) Avid Media Composer
11 2 (0.074%) Maya
Business Applications
1 23 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.44%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.22%) assyst
4 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Eikon
6 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.074%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.037%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.037%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.037%) Relativity
8 1 (0.037%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.037%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1168 (43.18%) Office 365
2 352 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (3.36%) Mimecast
5 69 (2.55%) OneDrive
6 62 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (2.03%) IaaS
8 32 (1.18%) PaaS
9 30 (1.11%) G Suite
10 26 (0.96%) SaaS
11 21 (0.78%) Dropbox
12 14 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.41%) Yammer
14 8 (0.30%) OpenDNS
15 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.074%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.037%) Amazon EC2
16 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 532 (19.67%) DNS
2 506 (18.71%) Firewall
3 447 (16.52%) DHCP
4 392 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 332 (12.27%) LAN
6 285 (10.54%) WAN
7 279 (10.31%) SAN
8 264 (9.76%) VPN
9 192 (7.10%) Skype
10 173 (6.40%) VoIP
11 143 (5.29%) VLAN
12 128 (4.73%) Wireless
13 101 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
14 88 (3.25%) Internet
15 65 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
16 52 (1.92%) NAS
17 49 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
18 43 (1.59%) Network Security
19 36 (1.33%) Intranet
20 34 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (0.67%) MySQL
6 18 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 15 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.33%) Power BI
9 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.22%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (2.96%) MSI
2 30 (1.11%) JIRA
3 28 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 24 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (0.85%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.52%) Subversion
8 4 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.11%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.11%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.074%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.074%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.074%) Selenium
10 2 (0.074%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.074%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.074%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.037%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.037%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 403 (14.90%) Finance
2 123 (4.55%) Law
3 107 (3.96%) Legal
4 106 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 93 (3.44%) Banking
6 86 (3.18%) Retail
7 70 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 52 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.48%) Advertising
10 32 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 25 (0.92%) Publishing
12 23 (0.85%) Marketing
13 16 (0.59%) Electronics
14 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.48%) Automotive
16 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.41%) Italian Language
18 10 (0.37%) Back Office
18 10 (0.37%) Front Office
19 8 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 643 (23.77%) Support Engineer
2 630 (23.29%) Analyst
3 467 (17.26%) IT Support
4 407 (15.05%) Support Analyst
5 388 (14.34%) Desktop Support
6 332 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 315 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 289 (10.68%) IT Engineer
9 209 (7.73%) IT Support Engineer
10 196 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
11 183 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
12 160 (5.91%) IT Analyst
13 154 (5.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 151 (5.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 143 (5.29%) 1st Line Support
16 141 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 138 (5.10%) Service Analyst
18 130 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 129 (4.77%) IT Support Analyst
20 128 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.55%) .NET
2 46 (1.70%) Software Packaging
3 37 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 35 (1.29%) CSS
5 33 (1.22%) HTML
6 28 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 23 (0.85%) AngularJS
8 19 (0.70%) HTML5
9 18 (0.67%) JSON
9 18 (0.67%) WCF
9 18 (0.67%) Web Services
10 16 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.44%) SOAP
12 12 (0.44%) XML
13 11 (0.41%) 802.1X
13 11 (0.41%) jQuery
14 10 (0.37%) WinForms
15 9 (0.33%) COM
16 7 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 162 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 115 (4.25%) Driving Licence
4 95 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 79 (2.92%) Hedge funds
6 77 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 66 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 63 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 51 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 48 (1.77%) Fat Client
10 48 (1.77%) Thin Client
11 46 (1.70%) iPad
12 44 (1.63%) iPhone
13 39 (1.44%) User Experience
14 30 (1.11%) Replication
15 25 (0.92%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.89%) BYOD
16 24 (0.89%) N-Tier
17 22 (0.81%) Clustering
18 21 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2701 (99.85%) Windows
2 1865 (68.95%) Windows 7
3 1227 (45.36%) Windows Server
4 1080 (39.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 906 (33.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 709 (26.21%) Windows 8
7 210 (7.76%) Linux
8 179 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 167 (6.17%) Windows XP
10 157 (5.80%) Android
11 156 (5.77%) Mac OS X
12 141 (5.21%) Apple iOS
13 72 (2.66%) Mac OS
14 40 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 37 (1.37%) Windows Vista
16 35 (1.29%) Unix
17 32 (1.18%) CentOS
18 28 (1.04%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.96%) Windows Phone
20 23 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (25.47%) ITIL
2 139 (5.14%) Service Management
3 137 (5.06%) Service Delivery
4 105 (3.88%) Application Packaging
5 99 (3.66%) Asset Management
6 95 (3.51%) Migration
7 92 (3.40%) Mentoring
8 89 (3.29%) Project Management
9 87 (3.22%) ITIL V3
10 86 (3.18%) Problem Management
11 85 (3.14%) CRM
11 85 (3.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 81 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 72 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
14 65 (2.40%) ERP
15 63 (2.33%) Change Management
15 63 (2.33%) ITSM
16 62 (2.29%) Time Management
17 61 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 394 (14.57%) PowerShell
2 328 (12.13%) SQL
3 86 (3.18%) C#
4 62 (2.29%) VBScript
5 61 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 50 (1.85%) VB
7 47 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 41 (1.52%) C
9 39 (1.44%) Java
10 30 (1.11%) C++
11 21 (0.78%) PHP
11 21 (0.78%) Python
12 13 (0.48%) VBA
13 10 (0.37%) Perl
14 7 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.15%) Korn
15 4 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.11%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 421 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 285 (10.54%) MCSE
3 281 (10.39%) Degree
4 164 (6.06%) MCP
5 157 (5.80%) MCSA
6 111 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
7 109 (4.03%) Security Cleared
8 99 (3.66%) CCNA
9 84 (3.11%) SC Cleared
10 60 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
11 51 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
12 41 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 38 (1.40%) MCITP
14 35 (1.29%) A+ Certification
14 35 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.07%) DV Cleared
17 27 (1.00%) CCEA
18 21 (0.78%) MCDST
19 16 (0.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (8.32%) SLA
2 45 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.48%) QA
5 12 (0.44%) GDPR
5 12 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.33%) PMO
7 8 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.037%) COBIT
10 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.037%) RMADS
System Software
1 1705 (63.03%) Active Directory
2 533 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 466 (17.23%) Hyper-V
4 191 (7.06%) XenApp
5 188 (6.95%) vSphere
6 149 (5.51%) XenDesktop
7 137 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 105 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
9 77 (2.85%) Virtual Desktop
10 65 (2.40%) XenServer
11 53 (1.96%) VirtualBox
12 47 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
13 37 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
14 34 (1.26%) Terminal Services
15 26 (0.96%) Terminal Server
16 19 (0.70%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.30%) Docker
18 6 (0.22%) VMware Server
19 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
19 4 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 507 (18.74%) SCCM
2 98 (3.62%) Backup Exec
3 72 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 69 (2.55%) WSUS
5 57 (2.11%) SCOM
6 48 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 38 (1.40%) AirWatch
8 25 (0.92%) XenMobile
9 24 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
10 18 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 17 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 16 (0.59%) SCOrch
13 15 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 14 (0.52%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.44%) SCSM
16 11 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
17 10 (0.37%) SCDPM
18 9 (0.33%) Nagios
19 8 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1657 (61.26%) Microsoft
2 905 (33.46%) VMware
3 558 (20.63%) Citrix
4 477 (17.63%) Cisco
5 210 (7.76%) HP
6 165 (6.10%) Apple
7 151 (5.58%) Veeam
8 139 (5.14%) Dell
9 98 (3.62%) Reuters
10 95 (3.51%) Symantec
11 89 (3.29%) Bloomberg
12 61 (2.26%) AppSense
13 60 (2.22%) Avaya
13 60 (2.22%) Sophos
14 54 (2.00%) McAfee
15 51 (1.89%) iManage
16 49 (1.81%) Oracle
17 48 (1.77%) FactSet
17 48 (1.77%) Meraki
18 46 (1.70%) NetApp