Period
to 21 October 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 157 236
Rank change year-on-year +54 +79 +138
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4,221 3,563 2,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.08% 2.18% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 9.51% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,511 3,006 2,377
UK median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +3.17% +1.61%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%

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 31,429 37,471 43,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 22.91% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24,873 30,230 34,911
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +54 3,958 £32,500 - 879
UK excluding London +56 2,438 £30,000 +3.45% 713
London +57 1,644 £35,000 -6.67% 223
South East +47 857 £30,000 +3.45% 240
North of England +48 509 £27,500 - 169
Midlands +69 389 £30,000 - 93
South West +60 360 £27,500 -15.38% 98
North West +84 306 £27,500 -8.33% 102
East Midlands +78 219 £30,000 -7.69% 49
Yorkshire -5 172 £30,000 +7.14% 58
East of England -13 171 £30,000 +3.45% 56
West Midlands +35 170 £31,000 +8.77% 44
Scotland +31 81 £31,500 -7.35% 29
Wales +18 54 £24,000 -11.11% 28
North East +26 31 £31,000 +45.45% 9
Northern Ireland -8 19 £25,000 +19.05%
Channel Islands +1 3 £30,000 +0.84%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 4,205 (99.62%) Windows
2 2,769 (65.60%) Active Directory
3 2,399 (56.83%) Office 365
4 2,367 (56.08%) Microsoft
5 1,978 (46.86%) Windows 7
6 1,417 (33.57%) Windows Server
7 1,306 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
8 1,147 (27.17%) ITIL
9 1,035 (24.52%) VMware
10 970 (22.98%) Azure
11 903 (21.39%) SCCM
12 839 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 735 (17.41%) Citrix
14 719 (17.03%) MS Exchange
15 692 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 638 (15.11%) DNS
17 599 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
18 596 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 584 (13.84%) Cisco
20 577 (13.67%) TCP/IP
21 565 (13.39%) Firewall
22 546 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
23 539 (12.77%) DHCP
24 532 (12.60%) Finance
25 529 (12.53%) PowerShell
26 495 (11.73%) LAN
27 494 (11.70%) Hyper-V
28 477 (11.30%) Windows 8
29 459 (10.87%) WAN
30 436 (10.33%) SLA

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
1 719 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 360 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 236 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 226 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 217 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 101 (2.39%) IIS
7 50 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 42 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 30 (0.71%) CMS
11 27 (0.64%) Confluence
12 22 (0.52%) Apache
13 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.28%) Tornado
17 11 (0.26%) nginx
18 9 (0.21%) SAS
19 7 (0.17%) IBM Domino
19 7 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,306 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
2 145 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 14 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.095%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.047%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.047%) CATIA
10 2 (0.047%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.047%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.024%) HipChat
11 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 25 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.28%) assyst
4 12 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
5 11 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.21%) Exchequer
7 7 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
7 7 (0.17%) Sage CRM
8 6 (0.14%) Eikon
9 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.071%) Line 50
10 3 (0.071%) Line 500
11 2 (0.047%) Epicor Tropos
11 2 (0.047%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.047%) Primavera
11 2 (0.047%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,399 (56.83%) Office 365
2 970 (22.98%) Azure
3 329 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 245 (5.80%) AWS
5 139 (3.29%) OneDrive
6 72 (1.71%) IaaS
7 65 (1.54%) SaaS
8 36 (0.85%) G Suite
9 33 (0.78%) Mimecast
10 31 (0.73%) Power Platform
11 30 (0.71%) PaaS
12 20 (0.47%) GCP
13 19 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
14 15 (0.36%) SoftLayer
14 15 (0.36%) Yammer
15 13 (0.31%) PowerApps
16 11 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 9 (0.21%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 7 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 638 (15.11%) DNS
2 577 (13.67%) TCP/IP
3 565 (13.39%) Firewall
4 539 (12.77%) DHCP
5 495 (11.73%) LAN
6 459 (10.87%) WAN
7 358 (8.48%) VPN
8 291 (6.89%) Skype
9 277 (6.56%) VoIP
10 192 (4.55%) Wireless
11 173 (4.10%) VLAN
12 172 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
13 160 (3.79%) SAN
14 156 (3.70%) Internet
15 138 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
16 55 (1.30%) Network Security
17 54 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
18 53 (1.26%) NAS
19 48 (1.14%) IP Telephony
20 46 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 41 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (0.47%) MySQL
6 20 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (0.43%) Power BI
9 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.24%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.21%) Big Data
13 9 (0.21%) SQL Server 2017
14 8 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (1.63%) JIRA
2 61 (1.45%) MSI
3 43 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 25 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 14 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (0.21%) Subversion
10 8 (0.19%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.17%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.12%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.12%) Rational Quality Manager
12 5 (0.12%) Rational Team Concert
12 5 (0.12%) webpack
13 4 (0.095%) Moq
13 4 (0.095%) NUnit
13 4 (0.095%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 4 (0.095%) WinDbg
General
1 532 (12.60%) Finance
2 196 (4.64%) Law
3 169 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 157 (3.72%) Legal
5 131 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 118 (2.80%) Retail
7 95 (2.25%) Banking
8 63 (1.49%) Marketing
9 61 (1.45%) Aerospace
10 54 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.81%) Electronics
12 26 (0.62%) Back Office
13 23 (0.54%) Advertising
13 23 (0.54%) French Language
14 22 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.52%) Military
15 21 (0.50%) Publishing
16 18 (0.43%) German Language
17 17 (0.40%) Automotive
18 14 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 936 (22.17%) Analyst
2 881 (20.87%) Support Engineer
3 819 (19.40%) IT Support
4 518 (12.27%) IT Engineer
5 497 (11.77%) Support Analyst
6 458 (10.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 376 (8.91%) Service Analyst
8 375 (8.88%) Desktop Support
9 353 (8.36%) IT Support Engineer
10 337 (7.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 329 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 321 (7.60%) IT Analyst
13 317 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 254 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 248 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
16 234 (5.54%) IT Support Analyst
17 174 (4.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 169 (4.00%) Consultant
19 168 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
20 156 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (2.01%) .NET
2 38 (0.90%) HTML
3 33 (0.78%) XML
4 31 (0.73%) JSON
5 25 (0.59%) CSS
6 21 (0.50%) LDAP
7 19 (0.45%) .NET Framework
8 18 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 16 (0.38%) X-Windows
10 15 (0.36%) Apache Flex
11 14 (0.33%) Web Services
12 13 (0.31%) COM
12 13 (0.31%) Middleware
13 10 (0.24%) VCL
14 8 (0.19%) Kafka
14 8 (0.19%) XMPP
15 7 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
15 7 (0.17%) React
15 7 (0.17%) Software Packaging
16 6 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 293 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 190 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
3 187 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 187 (4.43%) Driving Licence
3 187 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
4 181 (4.29%) iPhone
5 151 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 99 (2.35%) iPad
8 93 (2.20%) User Experience
9 81 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 65 (1.54%) Replication
11 57 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 45 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 45 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
12 45 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 44 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 35 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.69%) Clustering
16 24 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4,205 (99.62%) Windows
2 1,978 (46.86%) Windows 7
3 1,417 (33.57%) Windows Server
4 839 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 596 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 477 (11.30%) Windows 8
7 277 (6.56%) Linux
8 254 (6.02%) Android
9 222 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 166 (3.93%) Mac OS
11 144 (3.41%) Mac OS X
12 142 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 112 (2.65%) Windows XP
14 63 (1.49%) Ubuntu
15 38 (0.90%) Windows Vista
16 37 (0.88%) CentOS
17 27 (0.64%) Unix
18 18 (0.43%) VMS
19 17 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 17 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,147 (27.17%) ITIL
2 599 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
3 404 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 287 (6.80%) Service Management
5 256 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 253 (5.99%) Mentoring
7 244 (5.78%) Migration
8 219 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
9 181 (4.29%) Project Management
9 181 (4.29%) Time Management
10 179 (4.24%) Information Security
11 176 (4.17%) Project Delivery
12 173 (4.10%) ITSM
13 170 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 167 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
15 166 (3.93%) Incident Management
16 158 (3.74%) Asset Management
17 157 (3.72%) Change Management
18 125 (2.96%) Problem Management
19 124 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 529 (12.53%) PowerShell
2 277 (6.56%) SQL
3 89 (2.11%) C#
4 71 (1.68%) VBScript
5 66 (1.56%) Python
6 61 (1.45%) C
7 43 (1.02%) VB
8 37 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 34 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 31 (0.73%) Java
11 24 (0.57%) C++
12 21 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.31%) PHP
14 11 (0.26%) Delphi
15 10 (0.24%) Ada
15 10 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.24%) VBA
16 8 (0.19%) Perl
16 8 (0.19%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 546 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 355 (8.41%) Degree
3 245 (5.80%) MCSE
4 232 (5.50%) MCSA
5 206 (4.88%) MCP
6 179 (4.24%) Security Cleared
7 170 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 135 (3.20%) CCNA
9 94 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
10 92 (2.18%) A+ Certification
11 91 (2.16%) MCITP
12 78 (1.85%) SC Cleared
13 44 (1.04%) CCNP
14 29 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
15 28 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.64%) CCA
16 27 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 25 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
18 24 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (10.33%) SLA
2 63 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (0.90%) GDPR
4 33 (0.78%) QA
5 27 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.52%) PMO
7 17 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.28%) IEC 61131
9 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.095%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.095%) NIST
12 3 (0.071%) COBIT
13 2 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.047%) HL7
13 2 (0.047%) ITGC
13 2 (0.047%) NCSC
13 2 (0.047%) RMADS
14 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,769 (65.60%) Active Directory
2 692 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 494 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 195 (4.62%) XenApp
5 154 (3.65%) XenDesktop
6 147 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 107 (2.53%) vSphere
8 104 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 67 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 64 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 61 (1.45%) BitLocker
12 32 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
12 32 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
13 27 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 24 (0.57%) Docker
15 21 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 19 (0.45%) UAG
17 17 (0.40%) Firmware
18 14 (0.33%) DFS Replication
19 13 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 903 (21.39%) SCCM
2 364 (8.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 141 (3.34%) WSUS
4 98 (2.32%) SCOM
5 73 (1.73%) Backup Exec
6 47 (1.11%) vCenter Server
7 44 (1.04%) AirWatch
8 42 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 36 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (0.78%) Ansible
11 31 (0.73%) vRealize
12 26 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
12 26 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 25 (0.59%) PaperCut
14 23 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
14 23 (0.54%) NetBackup
15 20 (0.47%) Perfmon
16 19 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
16 19 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 13 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2,367 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 1,035 (24.52%) VMware
3 735 (17.41%) Citrix
4 584 (13.84%) Cisco
5 342 (8.10%) Apple
6 238 (5.64%) HP
7 191 (4.52%) Dell
8 184 (4.36%) ServiceNow
9 167 (3.96%) Veeam
10 108 (2.56%) Ivanti
11 96 (2.27%) Avaya
12 81 (1.92%) iManage
13 78 (1.85%) Symantec
14 73 (1.73%) Adobe
15 69 (1.63%) Sophos
16 68 (1.61%) Meraki
17 56 (1.33%) Remedy
17 56 (1.33%) Sony
18 54 (1.28%) Oracle
19 51 (1.21%) Red Hat