Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 330 805
Rank change year-on-year +131 +475 +510
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,015 1,652 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 0.95% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.19% 3.88% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,580 1,469 447
UK median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69% -36.89%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £31,898
% change year-on-year +3.64% -13.79% -

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 41,953 42,627 54,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 24.42% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34,310 35,966 46,171
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,677 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +131 2,841 £31,500 +5.00% 412
UK excluding London +122 1,739 £28,500 +3.64% 277
London +135 1,211 £37,500 +14.07% 155
South East +74 568 £30,000 +3.45% 79
North of England +76 351 £25,000 -7.41% 71
Midlands +54 268 £29,000 +16.00% 52
South West +101 237 £30,499 +11.92% 26
East of England +114 207 £30,000 +9.09% 29
North West +58 205 £27,500 -12.70% 49
West Midlands +32 152 £31,500 +28.57% 24
Yorkshire +48 122 £25,000 -1.96% 16
East Midlands +60 116 £28,500 +14.00% 28
Wales +60 62 £28,000 +43.59% 12
Scotland -18 47 £38,750 -20.92% 8
North East +6 26 £23,000 -9.80% 6
Northern Ireland -21 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3,008 (99.77%) Windows
2 2,028 (67.26%) Windows 7
3 1,900 (63.02%) Active Directory
4 1,829 (60.66%) Microsoft
5 1,393 (46.20%) Office 365
6 1,341 (44.48%) Windows Server
7 1,114 (36.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1,019 (33.80%) Microsoft Office
9 1,003 (33.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 948 (31.44%) VMware
11 755 (25.04%) ITIL
12 689 (22.85%) Windows 8
13 654 (21.69%) MS Exchange
14 638 (21.16%) Citrix
15 626 (20.76%) SCCM
16 587 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 477 (15.82%) Hyper-V
18 474 (15.72%) Firewall
19 463 (15.36%) Finance
20 437 (14.49%) DNS
21 429 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 425 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
23 401 (13.30%) SQL Server
24 398 (13.20%) Cisco
25 394 (13.07%) TCP/IP
26 383 (12.70%) PowerShell
27 380 (12.60%) DHCP
28 364 (12.07%) SQL
29 350 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
30 330 (10.95%) 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
1 654 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 350 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 266 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 232 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 187 (6.20%) Skype for Business
6 146 (4.84%) IIS
7 49 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (0.60%) Apache
13 17 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.30%) JBoss
16 8 (0.27%) CMS
16 8 (0.27%) Confluence
16 8 (0.27%) WordPress
17 6 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1,019 (33.80%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 11 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.13%) Avid Media Composer
9 4 (0.13%) InCopy
9 4 (0.13%) InDesign
10 3 (0.100%) LibreOffice
10 3 (0.100%) Maya
10 3 (0.100%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 3 (0.100%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.066%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.066%) Revit
12 1 (0.033%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 22 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.63%) Visualfiles
3 14 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.20%) Eikon
6 5 (0.17%) assyst
6 5 (0.17%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.100%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.100%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 3 (0.100%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.100%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.066%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.033%) Relativity
10 1 (0.033%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,393 (46.20%) Office 365
2 429 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (2.72%) Mimecast
5 81 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 70 (2.32%) OneDrive
7 58 (1.92%) IaaS
8 35 (1.16%) PaaS
9 34 (1.13%) SaaS
10 29 (0.96%) G Suite
11 11 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.36%) Yammer
12 10 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 10 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.27%) npm
14 5 (0.17%) GitHub
14 5 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.17%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 474 (15.72%) Firewall
2 437 (14.49%) DNS
3 394 (13.07%) TCP/IP
4 380 (12.60%) DHCP
5 330 (10.95%) LAN
6 290 (9.62%) WAN
7 241 (7.99%) VPN
8 211 (7.00%) SAN
9 191 (6.33%) Skype
10 151 (5.01%) VoIP
11 135 (4.48%) Wireless
12 129 (4.28%) VLAN
13 115 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
14 110 (3.65%) Remote Desktop
15 104 (3.45%) Internet
16 76 (2.52%) NAS
17 57 (1.89%) NetScaler
18 46 (1.53%) Network Security
19 40 (1.33%) Intranet
20 32 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (0.90%) MySQL
5 26 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 24 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 18 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (0.53%) Power BI
8 16 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.20%) MS Access
13 6 (0.20%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 108 (3.58%) MSI
2 26 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 24 (0.80%) JIRA
3 24 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.46%) InstallShield
6 8 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.27%) Gradle
6 8 (0.27%) Jasmine
6 8 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.23%) Subversion
8 4 (0.13%) AutoIt
8 4 (0.13%) Sikuli
8 4 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.100%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.100%) GCC
9 3 (0.100%) GDB
9 3 (0.100%) WinDbg
General
1 463 (15.36%) Finance
2 154 (5.11%) Law
3 139 (4.61%) Banking
4 127 (4.21%) Legal
5 101 (3.35%) Retail
6 73 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 46 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.43%) Marketing
10 41 (1.36%) Advertising
11 38 (1.26%) Retail Banking
12 28 (0.93%) Publishing
13 18 (0.60%) Back Office
13 18 (0.60%) Electronics
14 12 (0.40%) Front Office
14 12 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.30%) Automotive
16 9 (0.30%) Games
17 8 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 657 (21.79%) Support Engineer
2 655 (21.72%) Analyst
3 434 (14.39%) IT Support
4 421 (13.96%) Desktop Support
5 378 (12.54%) Support Analyst
6 351 (11.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 313 (10.38%) IT Engineer
8 307 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 227 (7.53%) Desktop Engineer
10 208 (6.90%) Service Analyst
11 193 (6.40%) IT Support Engineer
12 190 (6.30%) Service Desk Analyst
13 180 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
14 176 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 161 (5.34%) IT Analyst
16 159 (5.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 146 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 133 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
19 132 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 123 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.65%) .NET
2 71 (2.35%) Software Packaging
3 40 (1.33%) AngularJS
3 40 (1.33%) JSON
4 38 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 36 (1.19%) HTML
6 35 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 35 (1.16%) Web Services
7 26 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (0.86%) HTML5
7 26 (0.86%) SOAP
8 21 (0.70%) XML
9 20 (0.66%) CSS
10 18 (0.60%) WCF
11 16 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.40%) EDI
13 10 (0.33%) jQuery
14 9 (0.30%) Angular 2
14 9 (0.30%) LAMP
14 9 (0.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 110 (3.65%) Driving Licence
4 101 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 82 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 72 (2.39%) Fat Client
6 72 (2.39%) Thin Client
7 67 (2.22%) iPhone
7 67 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 67 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 59 (1.96%) User Experience
9 50 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.09%) iPad
11 30 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 29 (0.96%) EPoS
13 25 (0.83%) Clustering
14 24 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
15 23 (0.76%) PDA
16 20 (0.66%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3,008 (99.77%) Windows
2 2,028 (67.26%) Windows 7
3 1,341 (44.48%) Windows Server
4 1,114 (36.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,003 (33.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 689 (22.85%) Windows 8
7 231 (7.66%) Linux
8 189 (6.27%) Mac OS X
9 180 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 141 (4.68%) Windows XP
11 137 (4.54%) Android
12 108 (3.58%) Apple iOS
13 74 (2.45%) Mac OS
14 53 (1.76%) Unix
15 48 (1.59%) CentOS
16 46 (1.53%) Ubuntu
17 32 (1.06%) Windows Phone
18 29 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 23 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
20 20 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (25.04%) ITIL
2 201 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 148 (4.91%) Asset Management
4 143 (4.74%) Service Management
5 127 (4.21%) Project Management
6 126 (4.18%) Migration
7 113 (3.75%) Application Packaging
8 111 (3.68%) Presales
9 106 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 105 (3.48%) CRM
11 101 (3.35%) Time Management
12 95 (3.15%) PRINCE2
13 93 (3.08%) ITIL V3
14 92 (3.05%) Mentoring
15 88 (2.92%) Customer Requirements
16 87 (2.89%) Mobile Device Management
17 83 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
18 81 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
19 80 (2.65%) ITSM
20 77 (2.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 364 (12.07%) SQL
3 81 (2.69%) VBScript
4 76 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 75 (2.49%) C#
6 68 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 50 (1.66%) C
8 37 (1.23%) VB
9 34 (1.13%) Java
10 20 (0.66%) C++
10 20 (0.66%) Python
11 17 (0.56%) Perl
11 17 (0.56%) PHP
12 14 (0.46%) TypeScript
13 13 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.40%) Go
14 12 (0.40%) Tcl
15 10 (0.33%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.30%) VBA
17 7 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 425 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 290 (9.62%) Degree
3 279 (9.25%) MCSE
4 159 (5.27%) MCSA
5 146 (4.84%) MCP
6 140 (4.64%) Security Cleared
7 106 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 82 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
9 81 (2.69%) CCNA
10 69 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 55 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
12 48 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (1.49%) MCITP
14 40 (1.33%) DV Cleared
15 37 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (1.19%) A+ Certification
17 32 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 31 (1.03%) MCDST
19 24 (0.80%) CCA
20 20 (0.66%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (8.03%) SLA
2 32 (1.06%) QA
3 30 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.60%) PMO
6 16 (0.53%) GDPR
7 4 (0.13%) COBIT
7 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.066%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.066%) RMADS
9 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.033%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,900 (63.02%) Active Directory
2 587 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 477 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 242 (8.03%) XenApp
5 233 (7.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 216 (7.16%) XenDesktop
7 140 (4.64%) vSphere
8 134 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (3.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 72 (2.39%) XenServer
11 69 (2.29%) VirtualBox
12 56 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
13 42 (1.39%) BitLocker
14 31 (1.03%) Terminal Services
15 30 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.53%) Docker
17 13 (0.43%) NFS
18 9 (0.30%) Firmware
19 7 (0.23%) KVM
19 7 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 626 (20.76%) SCCM
2 114 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 85 (2.82%) SCOM
4 84 (2.79%) WSUS
5 70 (2.32%) SCOrch
6 61 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 57 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 55 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 42 (1.39%) AirWatch
10 35 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.90%) XenMobile
12 24 (0.80%) SCSM
12 24 (0.80%) SCVMM
13 22 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
13 22 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
14 20 (0.66%) SCDPM
15 17 (0.56%) vCenter Server
16 14 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 13 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 12 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,829 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 948 (31.44%) VMware
3 638 (21.16%) Citrix
4 398 (13.20%) Cisco
5 245 (8.13%) Apple
6 157 (5.21%) HP
7 137 (4.54%) Dell
8 114 (3.78%) Veeam
9 93 (3.08%) Reuters
10 90 (2.99%) Bloomberg
11 73 (2.42%) iManage
11 73 (2.42%) Ivanti
12 68 (2.26%) Oracle
13 65 (2.16%) McAfee
13 65 (2.16%) Symantec
14 64 (2.12%) Adobe
15 63 (2.09%) Avaya
16 57 (1.89%) Sophos
17 52 (1.72%) FactSet
18 51 (1.69%) Red Hat