Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 361 1030
Rank change year-on-year +151 +669 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2935 1612 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 0.86% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 3.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 1417 236
UK median annual salary £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.33% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% -1.79% -

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 44145 46281 57454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.74% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35622 39287 48475
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
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 £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 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 +144 2763 £31,500 +1.61% 212
UK excluding London +144 1742 £28,500 +3.64% 162
London +132 1146 £37,500 +1.35% 65
South East +93 575 £28,500 -1.72% 43
North of England +109 350 £25,000 -21.88% 47
Midlands +65 279 £29,000 +16.00% 23
East of England +137 232 £30,000 -0.83% 16
North West +70 206 £26,750 -28.67% 30
South West +89 196 £30,000 +11.11% 18
West Midlands +43 161 £31,500 +26.00% 13
Yorkshire +57 126 £25,000 -7.41% 17
East Midlands +66 118 £27,500 +10.00% 10
Wales +66 64 £28,250 +44.87% 9
Scotland -1 47 £40,000 - 6
North East +15 20 £23,125 +10.12%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2932 (99.90%) Windows
2 2034 (69.30%) Windows 7
3 1840 (62.69%) Active Directory
4 1811 (61.70%) Microsoft
5 1366 (46.54%) Windows Server
6 1303 (44.40%) Office 365
7 1154 (39.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1009 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 985 (33.56%) VMware
10 917 (31.24%) Microsoft Office
11 817 (27.84%) MS Exchange
12 759 (25.86%) ITIL
13 758 (25.83%) Windows 8
14 618 (21.06%) Citrix
15 591 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 549 (18.71%) SCCM
17 518 (17.65%) DNS
17 518 (17.65%) Firewall
18 500 (17.04%) Hyper-V
19 456 (15.54%) Cisco
20 435 (14.82%) DHCP
21 432 (14.72%) Finance
22 427 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
23 426 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 414 (14.11%) TCP/IP
25 397 (13.53%) PowerShell
26 395 (13.46%) SQL Server
27 378 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
28 361 (12.30%) SQL
29 341 (11.62%) LAN

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
1 817 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 427 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 265 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 260 (8.86%) SharePoint
5 220 (7.50%) Skype for Business
6 124 (4.22%) IIS
7 65 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 35 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 22 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.48%) Apache
15 11 (0.37%) CMS
15 11 (0.37%) Confluence
15 11 (0.37%) WordPress
16 8 (0.27%) Drupal
17 7 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 917 (31.24%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.34%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
10 4 (0.14%) InCopy
10 4 (0.14%) InDesign
10 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.10%) Revit
12 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.068%) Maya
Business Applications
1 28 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.44%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.24%) Workday HCM
5 6 (0.20%) assyst
5 6 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.10%) Eikon
7 3 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.10%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.034%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.034%) Relativity
8 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.034%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1303 (44.40%) Office 365
2 378 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.71%) Mimecast
4 91 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (2.52%) OneDrive
6 67 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (2.01%) IaaS
8 37 (1.26%) PaaS
9 31 (1.06%) SaaS
10 30 (1.02%) G Suite
11 15 (0.51%) Dropbox
12 13 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.44%) Yammer
13 7 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.24%) OpenDNS
14 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.14%) SoftLayer
15 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 518 (17.65%) DNS
1 518 (17.65%) Firewall
2 435 (14.82%) DHCP
3 414 (14.11%) TCP/IP
4 341 (11.62%) LAN
5 300 (10.22%) WAN
6 282 (9.61%) SAN
7 269 (9.17%) VPN
8 217 (7.39%) Skype
9 176 (6.00%) VoIP
10 146 (4.97%) VLAN
11 143 (4.87%) Wireless
12 113 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
13 107 (3.65%) Internet
14 87 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
15 66 (2.25%) NAS
16 47 (1.60%) Network Security
17 44 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (1.43%) Intranet
19 34 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 25 (0.85%) MySQL
6 22 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 18 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 18 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.44%) Power BI
9 11 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.27%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.20%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 93 (3.17%) MSI
2 27 (0.92%) JIRA
3 25 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 23 (0.78%) InstallShield
5 22 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 21 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.41%) Subversion
8 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.14%) AutoIt
8 4 (0.14%) Sikuli
9 3 (0.10%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.10%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.068%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.068%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.068%) Selenium
11 1 (0.034%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.034%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.034%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.034%) WinDbg
General
1 432 (14.72%) Finance
2 131 (4.46%) Law
3 113 (3.85%) Legal
4 106 (3.61%) Banking
5 99 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.83%) Retail
7 68 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 58 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 39 (1.33%) Advertising
10 36 (1.23%) Marketing
11 33 (1.12%) Retail Banking
12 31 (1.06%) Publishing
13 19 (0.65%) Electronics
14 14 (0.48%) Back Office
15 13 (0.44%) Automotive
16 12 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.31%) Front Office
19 8 (0.27%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 694 (23.65%) Support Engineer
2 672 (22.90%) Analyst
3 501 (17.07%) IT Support
4 420 (14.31%) Desktop Support
5 409 (13.94%) Support Analyst
6 345 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 338 (11.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 328 (11.18%) IT Engineer
9 225 (7.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 206 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
11 197 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
12 173 (5.89%) Service Analyst
13 172 (5.86%) IT Analyst
14 170 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 168 (5.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 157 (5.35%) 1st Line Support
17 156 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
18 155 (5.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 140 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
20 137 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (2.76%) .NET
2 58 (1.98%) Software Packaging
3 39 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 38 (1.29%) HTML
5 36 (1.23%) JSON
6 34 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 33 (1.12%) CSS
8 30 (1.02%) AngularJS
9 26 (0.89%) SOAP
10 24 (0.82%) HTML5
10 24 (0.82%) Web Services
11 23 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (0.72%) XML
13 20 (0.68%) WCF
14 15 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (0.37%) 802.1X
15 11 (0.37%) jQuery
16 10 (0.34%) EDI
16 10 (0.34%) WinForms
17 7 (0.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 162 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 117 (3.99%) Driving Licence
4 82 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 82 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 81 (2.76%) Blackberry
6 71 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 66 (2.25%) Hedge funds
7 66 (2.25%) Smartphone
8 54 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 54 (1.84%) Thin Client
9 51 (1.74%) iPhone
10 42 (1.43%) iPad
11 38 (1.29%) User Experience
12 28 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 28 (0.95%) Replication
13 25 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 23 (0.78%) Clustering
15 22 (0.75%) e-Learning
15 22 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2932 (99.90%) Windows
2 2034 (69.30%) Windows 7
3 1366 (46.54%) Windows Server
4 1154 (39.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1009 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 758 (25.83%) Windows 8
7 248 (8.45%) Linux
8 179 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 169 (5.76%) Mac OS X
10 165 (5.62%) Windows XP
11 156 (5.32%) Android
12 132 (4.50%) Apple iOS
13 72 (2.45%) Mac OS
14 41 (1.40%) Unix
15 38 (1.29%) Ubuntu
16 37 (1.26%) CentOS
17 31 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
17 31 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 30 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (25.86%) ITIL
2 179 (6.10%) Service Delivery
3 138 (4.70%) Service Management
4 119 (4.05%) Asset Management
5 112 (3.82%) Application Packaging
6 109 (3.71%) Migration
7 101 (3.44%) CRM
8 92 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 92 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 92 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 92 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 91 (3.10%) Mentoring
10 85 (2.90%) Project Management
11 76 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (2.45%) Time Management
13 70 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 69 (2.35%) Change Management
15 66 (2.25%) ERP
15 66 (2.25%) Incident Management
16 64 (2.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 397 (13.53%) PowerShell
2 361 (12.30%) SQL
3 92 (3.13%) C#
4 71 (2.42%) VBScript
5 68 (2.32%) JavaScript
6 60 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 50 (1.70%) VB
8 49 (1.67%) C
9 42 (1.43%) Java
10 25 (0.85%) C++
10 25 (0.85%) PHP
11 21 (0.72%) Python
12 13 (0.44%) Perl
13 10 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.34%) VBA
14 8 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.20%) Tcl
16 5 (0.17%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 426 (14.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 290 (9.88%) Degree
3 277 (9.44%) MCSE
4 165 (5.62%) MCP
5 161 (5.49%) MCSA
6 114 (3.88%) Security Cleared
7 111 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 99 (3.37%) CCNA
9 87 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 65 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 53 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 39 (1.33%) MCITP
14 37 (1.26%) A+ Certification
15 36 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (1.12%) DV Cleared
16 33 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (0.95%) MCDST
18 23 (0.78%) CCEA
19 20 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (8.45%) SLA
2 45 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.55%) QA
5 14 (0.48%) GDPR
5 14 (0.48%) PMO
6 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.068%) RMADS
9 1 (0.034%) COBIT
9 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.034%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1840 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 591 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 500 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 209 (7.12%) XenApp
5 189 (6.44%) vSphere
6 167 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 166 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 117 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
9 90 (3.07%) Virtual Desktop
10 72 (2.45%) VirtualBox
11 71 (2.42%) XenServer
12 45 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
13 37 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
14 30 (1.02%) Terminal Services
15 27 (0.92%) BitLocker
16 19 (0.65%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.37%) Docker
18 9 (0.31%) NFS
19 7 (0.24%) Samba
20 6 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 549 (18.71%) SCCM
2 91 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 85 (2.90%) WSUS
4 76 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 62 (2.11%) SCOM
6 42 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 41 (1.40%) AirWatch
8 26 (0.89%) SCOrch
8 26 (0.89%) XenMobile
9 25 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 22 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 16 (0.55%) SCSM
13 14 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
13 14 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 13 (0.44%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.41%) Nagios
16 11 (0.37%) Ansible
17 10 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (0.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1811 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 985 (33.56%) VMware
3 618 (21.06%) Citrix
4 456 (15.54%) Cisco
5 203 (6.92%) Apple
6 193 (6.58%) HP
7 149 (5.08%) Veeam
8 148 (5.04%) Dell
9 98 (3.34%) Reuters
10 87 (2.96%) Symantec
11 85 (2.90%) Bloomberg
12 68 (2.32%) Sophos
13 67 (2.28%) Avaya
14 63 (2.15%) McAfee
15 62 (2.11%) iManage
16 55 (1.87%) Oracle
17 53 (1.81%) Adobe
17 53 (1.81%) AppSense
18 52 (1.77%) FactSet
19 44 (1.50%) ServiceNow