Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 103 158
Rank change year-on-year -54 +55 +80
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,060 4,221 3,563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 3.08% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.09% 13.41% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 982 3,588 3,087
Median annual salary £37,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.62% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,138 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,750 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.69% +5.36%

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 10,505 31,473 37,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.49% 22.98% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8,680 24,910 30,284
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

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 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Top 16 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 21 October 2020. 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 -51 990 £36,513 +12.35% 221
UK excluding London -43 615 £30,750 +2.50% 185
London -55 421 £46,500 +32.86% 46
South East -37 193 £32,000 +6.67% 44
North of England -39 135 £27,500 - 50
Midlands -43 91 £27,500 -8.33% 35
Work from Home -5 89 £46,500 -25.60% 21
South West -45 74 £34,500 +25.45% 35
East of England +66 73 £34,000 +13.33% 11
North West -27 73 £32,500 +18.18% 29
West Midlands +5 53 £28,750 -10.16% 24
Yorkshire +28 52 £26,500 -11.67% 16
East Midlands -24 38 £23,500 -21.67% 11
Wales +20 28 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland +37 21 £45,000 +42.86% 9
North East -1 10 £27,636 -21.04% 5

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 1,057 (99.72%) Windows
2 757 (71.42%) Active Directory
3 671 (63.30%) Office 365
4 658 (62.08%) Microsoft
5 391 (36.89%) Windows Server
6 353 (33.30%) Azure
7 311 (29.34%) Windows 7
8 299 (28.21%) VMware
9 271 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
10 263 (24.81%) SCCM
11 244 (23.02%) PowerShell
12 241 (22.74%) ITIL
13 208 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 208 (19.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 201 (18.96%) Windows Server 2016
15 186 (17.55%) DNS
16 180 (16.98%) SharePoint
17 179 (16.89%) Citrix
18 175 (16.51%) MS Exchange
19 168 (15.85%) Finance
19 168 (15.85%) Microsoft Intune
20 156 (14.72%) DHCP
21 146 (13.77%) Cisco
22 138 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
23 137 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 134 (12.64%) TCP/IP
25 133 (12.55%) Hyper-V
26 129 (12.17%) Firewall
27 127 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
28 122 (11.51%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 180 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 175 (16.51%) MS Exchange
3 58 (5.47%) Skype for Business
4 47 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.64%) IIS
7 20 (1.89%) Confluence
8 19 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.57%) Mendix
13 5 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.38%) CMS
15 3 (0.28%) Apache
15 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.19%) nginx
16 2 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 271 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.19%) Revit
7 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.094%) InDesign
7 1 (0.094%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.094%) MODO
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.094%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.094%) Eikon
3 1 (0.094%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.094%) Endur
3 1 (0.094%) HealthRoster
3 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 671 (63.30%) Office 365
2 353 (33.30%) Azure
3 122 (11.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 71 (6.70%) AWS
5 62 (5.85%) OneDrive
6 46 (4.34%) PaaS
7 39 (3.68%) IaaS
8 33 (3.11%) SaaS
9 30 (2.83%) Mimecast
10 17 (1.60%) G Suite
11 12 (1.13%) Power Platform
12 10 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.66%) Slack
15 6 (0.57%) Power Automate
15 6 (0.57%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 4 (0.38%) Yammer
17 3 (0.28%) Google Docs
17 3 (0.28%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 186 (17.55%) DNS
2 156 (14.72%) DHCP
3 134 (12.64%) TCP/IP
4 129 (12.17%) Firewall
5 101 (9.53%) VPN
6 91 (8.58%) LAN
7 82 (7.74%) WAN
8 75 (7.08%) Skype
9 65 (6.13%) VoIP
10 50 (4.72%) SAN
11 46 (4.34%) Wireless
12 36 (3.40%) Unified Communications
13 33 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (2.17%) PBX
15 23 (2.17%) VLAN
16 22 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (2.08%) Network Security
17 20 (1.89%) NetScaler
18 18 (1.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (0.94%) Power BI
4 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.57%) MySQL
6 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2019
8 3 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.28%) GIS
8 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.094%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.094%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.094%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (2.74%) JIRA
2 8 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.66%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.57%) Selenium
5 5 (0.47%) MSI
6 3 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.28%) GitLab
6 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.094%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.094%) JBehave
8 1 (0.094%) JUnit
8 1 (0.094%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.094%) TestCafe
8 1 (0.094%) WebDriver
General
1 168 (15.85%) Finance
2 44 (4.15%) Banking
3 40 (3.77%) Law
4 39 (3.68%) Legal
5 30 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 25 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.42%) Retail
9 14 (1.32%) Marketing
10 12 (1.13%) Electronics
11 11 (1.04%) Advertising
12 9 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.75%) Back Office
14 6 (0.57%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.47%) Local Government
16 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.28%) French Language
17 3 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 199 (18.77%) Analyst
2 188 (17.74%) Support Engineer
3 159 (15.00%) IT Support
4 111 (10.47%) IT Engineer
5 110 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 107 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 96 (9.06%) Support Analyst
8 86 (8.11%) Desktop Support
9 70 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 65 (6.13%) Service Analyst
11 62 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
12 59 (5.57%) IT Support Engineer
13 58 (5.47%) IT Analyst
14 48 (4.53%) Desktop Engineer
15 43 (4.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 43 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 43 (4.06%) Consultant
16 41 (3.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 40 (3.77%) Office 365 Engineer
18 39 (3.68%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.23%) Web Services
2 12 (1.13%) .NET
3 11 (1.04%) HTML
4 9 (0.85%) CSS
5 7 (0.66%) OAuth
5 7 (0.66%) SAML
6 5 (0.47%) LDAP
6 5 (0.47%) WSH
7 4 (0.38%) pytest
7 4 (0.38%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.38%) XML
8 3 (0.28%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.28%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.28%) XMPP
9 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.19%) JSON
9 2 (0.19%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 52 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.68%) User Experience
5 32 (3.02%) Driving Licence
6 31 (2.92%) Smartphone
7 27 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 24 (2.26%) CMDB
9 19 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.60%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.42%) Clustering
11 15 (1.42%) Replication
12 14 (1.32%) PKI
13 13 (1.23%) Fat Client
13 13 (1.23%) iPhone
13 13 (1.23%) Thin Client
14 12 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 12 (1.13%) Blog
14 12 (1.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,057 (99.72%) Windows
2 391 (36.89%) Windows Server
3 311 (29.34%) Windows 7
4 208 (19.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (18.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 127 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 75 (7.08%) Windows 8
9 53 (5.00%) Linux
10 31 (2.92%) Android
11 25 (2.36%) Windows XP
12 23 (2.17%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.89%) Unix
14 17 (1.60%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.23%) CentOS
16 12 (1.13%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (22.74%) ITIL
2 137 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 97 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (6.79%) Migration
5 65 (6.13%) Service Delivery
6 62 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (5.19%) Service Management
8 43 (4.06%) Mobile Device Management
8 43 (4.06%) Project Delivery
9 41 (3.87%) Incident Management
10 38 (3.58%) ITSM
11 37 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (3.49%) Project Management
12 36 (3.40%) Line Management
13 35 (3.30%) Mentoring
14 32 (3.02%) Application Packaging
14 32 (3.02%) Problem Management
15 31 (2.92%) Coaching
15 31 (2.92%) Configuration Management
15 31 (2.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 244 (23.02%) PowerShell
2 90 (8.49%) SQL
3 33 (3.11%) VB
4 29 (2.74%) Python
5 23 (2.17%) C
6 21 (1.98%) VBScript
7 18 (1.70%) C#
8 6 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.57%) VBA
9 5 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.47%) Perl
9 5 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.28%) C++
11 3 (0.28%) Delphi
11 3 (0.28%) Java
11 3 (0.28%) PHP
12 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 73 (6.89%) MCSE
4 65 (6.13%) SC Cleared
5 56 (5.28%) Degree
5 56 (5.28%) MCSA
6 44 (4.15%) MCP
7 23 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.98%) CCNA
8 21 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.70%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
11 12 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (1.13%) MCITP
12 9 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.66%) HNC
13 7 (0.66%) MCDST
13 7 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (10.47%) SLA
2 20 (1.89%) GDPR
3 11 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.85%) QA
5 6 (0.57%) NCSC
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.094%) COBIT
8 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.094%) NIST
8 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 757 (71.42%) Active Directory
2 208 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 75 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (4.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 42 (3.96%) XenApp
7 38 (3.58%) vSphere
8 33 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (2.83%) XenDesktop
10 24 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 14 (1.32%) VMware NSX
14 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.13%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.66%) Firmware
17 7 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
19 2 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 263 (24.81%) SCCM
2 168 (15.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (3.02%) WSUS
4 25 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
5 21 (1.98%) SCOM
6 20 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 19 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (1.51%) Jamf Pro
9 15 (1.42%) Ansible
10 12 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (1.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 10 (0.94%) SCVMM
12 10 (0.94%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.85%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.85%) Puppet
14 8 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.75%) PowerCLI
15 7 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 658 (62.08%) Microsoft
2 299 (28.21%) VMware
3 179 (16.89%) Citrix
4 146 (13.77%) Cisco
5 87 (8.21%) HP
6 55 (5.19%) Apple
6 55 (5.19%) Veeam
7 47 (4.43%) Sophos
8 44 (4.15%) Dell
9 25 (2.36%) SolarWinds
10 23 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 23 (2.17%) Symantec
11 22 (2.08%) MobileIron
12 21 (1.98%) Google
13 20 (1.89%) Juniper
14 17 (1.60%) Avaya
14 17 (1.60%) NetApp
14 17 (1.60%) Red Hat
15 16 (1.51%) Ivanti
15 16 (1.51%) Remedy