Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 296 546
Rank change year-on-year +103 +250 +750
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,241 1,915 1,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 1.12% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.73% 4.62% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 1,709 963
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% -11.11% -10.00%

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 41,953 41,419 53,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 24.18% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34,247 34,890 45,011
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,141 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.95% +1.47% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 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 +103 3,028 £32,500 +5.06% 467
UK excluding London +87 1,726 £29,000 +3.57% 328
London +95 1,388 £38,000 +8.57% 161
South East +57 567 £30,000 -4.76% 106
North of England +71 334 £26,500 -0.93% 80
Midlands +85 330 £29,000 +9.43% 59
West Midlands +70 208 £31,500 +18.87% 41
East of England +25 208 £32,000 +14.29% 33
South West +71 179 £30,000 +5.26% 28
North West +32 162 £29,000 +1.75% 48
Yorkshire +74 153 £25,000 -1.96% 24
East Midlands +61 122 £27,000 -4.42% 18
Wales +48 63 £28,000 +1.82% 8
Scotland -23 38 £32,000 -35.35% 13
North East -8 19 £24,000 +14.29% 8
Isle of Man - 5 £29,500 -
Northern Ireland +1 3 £20,000 -14.89% 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3,236 (99.85%) Windows
2 2,100 (64.79%) Windows 7
3 2,078 (64.12%) Active Directory
4 1,915 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 1,549 (47.79%) Office 365
6 1,334 (41.16%) Windows Server
7 1,238 (38.20%) Microsoft Office
8 989 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 972 (29.99%) VMware
10 899 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 808 (24.93%) ITIL
12 778 (24.00%) SCCM
13 694 (21.41%) Citrix
14 588 (18.14%) Windows 8
15 586 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 556 (17.16%) MS Exchange
17 513 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 484 (14.93%) Firewall
19 479 (14.78%) Finance
20 465 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
21 457 (14.10%) Hyper-V
22 417 (12.87%) DNS
23 409 (12.62%) TCP/IP
24 397 (12.25%) PowerShell
25 373 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
26 367 (11.32%) DHCP
27 362 (11.17%) Cisco
28 359 (11.08%) SQL
29 319 (9.84%) LAN
30 307 (9.47%) 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
1 556 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 283 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 245 (7.56%) SharePoint
4 218 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 188 (5.80%) Skype for Business
6 99 (3.05%) IIS
7 40 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.31%) Confluence
12 10 (0.31%) WordPress
13 9 (0.28%) Apache
14 8 (0.25%) CMS
14 8 (0.25%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.15%) JBoss
16 3 (0.093%) Drupal
16 3 (0.093%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,238 (38.20%) Microsoft Office
2 149 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.65%) Camtasia
6 19 (0.59%) Acrobat
7 13 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.093%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.093%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 2 (0.062%) CATIA
12 2 (0.062%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.062%) Windchill
13 1 (0.031%) InCopy
13 1 (0.031%) Revit
13 1 (0.031%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 23 (0.71%) Carpe Diem
2 13 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 13 (0.40%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.19%) Eikon
6 5 (0.15%) assyst
6 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.093%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.093%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.093%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.062%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.062%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,549 (47.79%) Office 365
2 513 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
4 120 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 71 (2.19%) IaaS
6 60 (1.85%) OneDrive
7 54 (1.67%) Mimecast
8 45 (1.39%) SaaS
9 37 (1.14%) PaaS
10 35 (1.08%) G Suite
11 31 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.59%) npm
13 17 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 17 (0.52%) Yammer
14 11 (0.34%) Slack
15 7 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.12%) GitHub
17 4 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
17 4 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 484 (14.93%) Firewall
2 417 (12.87%) DNS
3 409 (12.62%) TCP/IP
4 367 (11.32%) DHCP
5 319 (9.84%) LAN
6 283 (8.73%) WAN
7 266 (8.21%) VPN
8 191 (5.89%) Skype
9 185 (5.71%) SAN
10 155 (4.78%) VoIP
11 149 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
12 145 (4.47%) Wireless
13 119 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
14 116 (3.58%) Internet
15 97 (2.99%) VLAN
16 89 (2.75%) NetScaler
17 72 (2.22%) NAS
18 55 (1.70%) Network Security
19 42 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
20 28 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 45 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (0.93%) MySQL
5 21 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (0.40%) Power BI
9 10 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.28%) MS Access
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.25%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.22%) Big Data
13 6 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.15%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.093%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (2.38%) MSI
2 33 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 31 (0.96%) JIRA
4 22 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (0.62%) Jasmine
6 19 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 19 (0.59%) Gradle
6 19 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.37%) InstallShield
9 9 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.19%) Subversion
11 4 (0.12%) Selenium
11 4 (0.12%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.093%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.093%) GCC
12 3 (0.093%) GDB
12 3 (0.093%) ProC
13 2 (0.062%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.062%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 479 (14.78%) Finance
2 160 (4.94%) Law
3 140 (4.32%) Legal
4 117 (3.61%) Banking
5 93 (2.87%) Retail
6 72 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.39%) Marketing
8 43 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.11%) Advertising
10 29 (0.89%) Publishing
11 24 (0.74%) Back Office
12 21 (0.65%) Electronics
13 18 (0.56%) Games
14 14 (0.43%) Front Office
14 14 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.34%) Automotive
16 11 (0.34%) French Language
17 9 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 726 (22.40%) Analyst
2 590 (18.20%) Support Engineer
3 466 (14.38%) IT Support
4 460 (14.19%) Desktop Support
5 403 (12.43%) Support Analyst
6 341 (10.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 310 (9.56%) IT Engineer
8 248 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 245 (7.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 225 (6.94%) Service Analyst
11 217 (6.70%) IT Analyst
12 203 (6.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 194 (5.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 176 (5.43%) Architect
15 170 (5.25%) IT Support Engineer
16 167 (5.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 160 (4.94%) IT Support Analyst
18 143 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 140 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 137 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (1.76%) Web Services
2 53 (1.64%) Software Packaging
3 48 (1.48%) .NET
4 38 (1.17%) HTML
5 36 (1.11%) AngularJS
6 26 (0.80%) HTML5
7 23 (0.71%) JSON
8 21 (0.65%) RESTful
9 20 (0.62%) Angular 2
9 20 (0.62%) Node.js
10 19 (0.59%) D3.js
10 19 (0.59%) Redux
10 19 (0.59%) Socket.IO
10 19 (0.59%) SVG
10 19 (0.59%) WebSockets
11 18 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 17 (0.52%) XML
13 16 (0.49%) SOAP
14 15 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 179 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
2 175 (5.40%) Data Centre
3 156 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 109 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 103 (3.18%) iPhone
7 101 (3.12%) Computer Science
8 88 (2.72%) Blackberry
8 88 (2.72%) User Experience
9 71 (2.19%) Fat Client
9 71 (2.19%) Thin Client
10 63 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 63 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
11 55 (1.70%) iPad
12 54 (1.67%) Hedge funds
13 32 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 30 (0.93%) EPoS
15 26 (0.80%) e-Learning
15 26 (0.80%) Replication
16 24 (0.74%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3,236 (99.85%) Windows
2 2,100 (64.79%) Windows 7
3 1,334 (41.16%) Windows Server
4 989 (30.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 899 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 588 (18.14%) Windows 8
7 206 (6.36%) Linux
8 204 (6.29%) Android
9 177 (5.46%) Mac OS X
10 140 (4.32%) Apple iOS
10 140 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 111 (3.42%) Windows XP
12 76 (2.34%) Mac OS
13 47 (1.45%) Unix
14 40 (1.23%) Windows Phone
15 39 (1.20%) Ubuntu
16 34 (1.05%) CentOS
17 19 (0.59%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (24.93%) ITIL
2 373 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
3 231 (7.13%) Service Delivery
4 206 (6.36%) Presales
5 191 (5.89%) Project Management
6 168 (5.18%) Service Management
7 162 (5.00%) Migration
8 150 (4.63%) Customer Requirements
9 143 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 139 (4.29%) Application Packaging
11 129 (3.98%) Time Management
12 124 (3.83%) PRINCE2
13 122 (3.76%) Mobile Device Management
14 116 (3.58%) Incident Management
15 110 (3.39%) Asset Management
16 107 (3.30%) Problem Management
17 103 (3.18%) Change Management
18 98 (3.02%) ITSM
18 98 (3.02%) Line Management
19 97 (2.99%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 397 (12.25%) PowerShell
2 359 (11.08%) SQL
3 112 (3.46%) VBScript
4 53 (1.64%) C#
5 48 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 46 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 41 (1.27%) C
8 31 (0.96%) VB
9 25 (0.77%) TypeScript
10 22 (0.68%) Go
11 21 (0.65%) Perl
12 19 (0.59%) Python
13 14 (0.43%) Java
14 12 (0.37%) Tcl
15 10 (0.31%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.31%) C++
15 10 (0.31%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.25%) PHP
17 7 (0.22%) VBA
18 4 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 465 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 298 (9.19%) Degree
3 289 (8.92%) MCSE
4 163 (5.03%) MCSA
5 162 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 146 (4.50%) MCP
7 130 (4.01%) SC Cleared
8 78 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 60 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 57 (1.76%) CCNA
10 57 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
12 49 (1.51%) MCITP
13 39 (1.20%) A+ Certification
14 37 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 35 (1.08%) MCDST
16 28 (0.86%) DV Cleared
17 27 (0.83%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
19 19 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (7.37%) SLA
2 41 (1.27%) QA
3 29 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.71%) GDPR
4 23 (0.71%) PMO
5 18 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.15%) PSD2
9 3 (0.093%) COBIT
9 3 (0.093%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.031%) RMADS
System Software
1 2,078 (64.12%) Active Directory
2 586 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 457 (14.10%) Hyper-V
4 307 (9.47%) XenApp
5 287 (8.86%) XenDesktop
6 286 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 153 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
8 141 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 95 (2.93%) vSphere
10 87 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
11 81 (2.50%) BitLocker
12 56 (1.73%) VirtualBox
13 29 (0.89%) Docker
14 23 (0.71%) Firmware
15 22 (0.68%) XenServer
16 19 (0.59%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.49%) NFS
19 9 (0.28%) pfSense
19 9 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 778 (24.00%) SCCM
2 175 (5.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 124 (3.83%) SCOrch
4 116 (3.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 83 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 83 (2.56%) SCOM
6 79 (2.44%) WSUS
7 75 (2.31%) AirWatch
8 60 (1.85%) SCVMM
9 55 (1.70%) SCSM
10 54 (1.67%) Backup Exec
11 47 (1.45%) SCDPM
12 39 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
13 25 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
14 23 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 23 (0.71%) XenMobile
15 20 (0.62%) Puppet
16 19 (0.59%) vCenter Server
17 18 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,915 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 972 (29.99%) VMware
3 694 (21.41%) Citrix
4 362 (11.17%) Cisco
5 305 (9.41%) Apple
6 173 (5.34%) HP
7 123 (3.80%) Dell
8 94 (2.90%) Bloomberg
9 89 (2.75%) iManage
10 83 (2.56%) Reuters
11 77 (2.38%) Ivanti
12 75 (2.31%) Adobe
12 75 (2.31%) Veeam
13 74 (2.28%) Avaya
14 62 (1.91%) McAfee
15 61 (1.88%) NetApp
16 60 (1.85%) Symantec
17 59 (1.82%) ServiceNow
18 50 (1.54%) Oracle
19 46 (1.42%) MobileIron