Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 129 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 +97
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,620 3,835 3,506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.68% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.43% 11.76% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 3,268 2,936
Median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% +1.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +13.79% - +1.75%

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 14,176 32,623 39,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.30% 22.81% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11,510 25,774 32,129
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 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 -11 1,494 £37,500 +17.19% 158
UK excluding London 0 921 £33,000 +13.79% 134
London -10 644 £45,000 +28.57% 29
South East -5 293 £33,250 +10.83% 31
North of England +6 202 £33,500 +21.82% 22
Midlands 0 142 £35,000 +16.67% 26
Work from Home +54 123 £47,500 -17.39% 18
South West -8 112 £32,500 +8.33% 38
North West -4 105 £33,500 +21.82% 12
East of England +12 98 £32,500 +8.33% 11
West Midlands +40 83 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Yorkshire +46 78 £37,500 +36.36% 6
East Midlands -14 58 £37,500 +33.93% 15
Scotland +68 44 £24,500 -15.52% 4
Wales +14 30 £30,000 +11.11% 3
North East +17 19 £27,636 +28.54% 4
Northern Ireland -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1,619 (99.94%) Windows
2 1,075 (66.36%) Active Directory
3 1,035 (63.89%) Office 365
4 965 (59.57%) Microsoft
5 599 (36.98%) Windows Server
6 541 (33.40%) Windows 7
7 512 (31.60%) Azure
8 440 (27.16%) VMware
9 437 (26.98%) SCCM
10 420 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
11 369 (22.78%) ITIL
12 312 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 309 (19.07%) Windows Server 2016
14 305 (18.83%) PowerShell
15 279 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 269 (16.60%) Finance
17 267 (16.48%) DNS
18 257 (15.86%) Citrix
19 247 (15.25%) Microsoft Intune
20 245 (15.12%) DHCP
21 235 (14.51%) Cisco
22 227 (14.01%) MS Exchange
23 224 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 213 (13.15%) TCP/IP
25 211 (13.02%) Firewall
26 210 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 209 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
28 205 (12.65%) Hyper-V
29 202 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
30 201 (12.41%) SharePoint

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
1 227 (14.01%) MS Exchange
2 201 (12.41%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (3.89%) Skype for Business
5 42 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (2.28%) IIS
7 23 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.49%) Confluence
10 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.37%) Mendix
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.19%) CMS
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.12%) Moodle
13 2 (0.12%) WordPress
14 1 (0.062%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.062%) nginx
Applications
1 420 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Revit
7 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.062%) InDesign
7 1 (0.062%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.062%) MODO
7 1 (0.062%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 15 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.74%) Salerio
3 8 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.12%) Eikon
6 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.12%) Shopify
6 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.062%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.062%) HealthRoster
7 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.062%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.062%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,035 (63.89%) Office 365
2 512 (31.60%) Azure
3 192 (11.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 116 (7.16%) AWS
5 80 (4.94%) OneDrive
6 67 (4.14%) PaaS
7 60 (3.70%) IaaS
8 50 (3.09%) SaaS
9 46 (2.84%) Mimecast
10 31 (1.91%) Power Platform
11 17 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.80%) Yammer
13 11 (0.68%) G Suite
14 9 (0.56%) Slack
15 8 (0.49%) PowerApps
16 7 (0.43%) GCP
17 6 (0.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 6 (0.37%) Power Automate
18 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 267 (16.48%) DNS
2 245 (15.12%) DHCP
3 213 (13.15%) TCP/IP
4 211 (13.02%) Firewall
5 181 (11.17%) LAN
6 157 (9.69%) WAN
7 145 (8.95%) VPN
8 91 (5.62%) VoIP
9 87 (5.37%) Skype
10 70 (4.32%) SAN
11 67 (4.14%) Wireless
12 56 (3.46%) Internet
13 53 (3.27%) VLAN
14 46 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
15 44 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
16 39 (2.41%) NetScaler
17 30 (1.85%) Unified Communications
18 28 (1.73%) Network Security
19 24 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (1.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (1.67%) Power BI
4 22 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2017
7 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.68%) MySQL
9 9 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (0.43%) Data Lake
10 7 (0.43%) MS Access
11 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.37%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 47 (2.90%) JIRA
2 15 (0.93%) MSI
3 11 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.56%) Selenium
5 4 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.12%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.12%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.062%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.062%) GitLab
8 1 (0.062%) Jenkins
General
1 269 (16.60%) Finance
2 67 (4.14%) Law
3 62 (3.83%) Legal
3 62 (3.83%) Public Sector
4 48 (2.96%) Retail
5 41 (2.53%) Banking
6 33 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.48%) Marketing
9 14 (0.86%) Advertising
9 14 (0.86%) Games
10 13 (0.80%) Local Government
11 11 (0.68%) Back Office
12 10 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.56%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.43%) Front Office
14 7 (0.43%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.31%) Automotive
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 4 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 318 (19.63%) Analyst
2 299 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 274 (16.91%) IT Support
4 172 (10.62%) IT Engineer
5 163 (10.06%) Support Analyst
6 152 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 142 (8.77%) Desktop Support
8 138 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 109 (6.73%) Consultant
10 104 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
11 95 (5.86%) IT Analyst
12 89 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 80 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
14 77 (4.75%) Service Analyst
15 68 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
16 65 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 64 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
18 60 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
19 56 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 55 (3.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.47%) .NET
2 14 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (0.86%) Web Services
3 12 (0.74%) Regular Expression
4 11 (0.68%) JSON
5 10 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (0.62%) HTML
5 10 (0.62%) ODBC
6 9 (0.56%) LDAP
7 8 (0.49%) CSS
8 7 (0.43%) WSH
9 5 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.31%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.31%) jQuery
9 5 (0.31%) XML
10 4 (0.25%) pytest
10 4 (0.25%) SAML
10 4 (0.25%) XMPP
10 4 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.07%) Driving Licence
4 63 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
6 41 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.41%) User Experience
8 37 (2.28%) Smartphone
9 31 (1.91%) CMDB
10 30 (1.85%) iPad
11 28 (1.73%) iPhone
12 25 (1.54%) Clustering
12 25 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.23%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.11%) Replication
16 17 (1.05%) Fat Client
16 17 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 17 (1.05%) Thin Client
17 16 (0.99%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1,619 (99.94%) Windows
2 599 (36.98%) Windows Server
3 541 (33.40%) Windows 7
4 312 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 309 (19.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 202 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 123 (7.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 118 (7.28%) Windows 8
9 101 (6.23%) Linux
10 55 (3.40%) Apple iOS
11 48 (2.96%) Android
12 45 (2.78%) Unix
13 37 (2.28%) Windows XP
14 36 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (2.10%) Mac OS
16 28 (1.73%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.62%) CentOS
19 9 (0.56%) Windows Phone
20 6 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (22.78%) ITIL
2 210 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 209 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 113 (6.98%) Migration
5 94 (5.80%) Project Delivery
6 79 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 78 (4.81%) Project Management
8 75 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
10 71 (4.38%) Service Management
11 56 (3.46%) Line Management
12 55 (3.40%) Information Security
12 55 (3.40%) Patch Management
13 53 (3.27%) Presales
14 52 (3.21%) ITSM
15 50 (3.09%) Application Packaging
15 50 (3.09%) Incident Management
16 49 (3.02%) Cybersecurity
17 48 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 305 (18.83%) PowerShell
2 150 (9.26%) SQL
3 40 (2.47%) VBScript
4 36 (2.22%) VB
5 25 (1.54%) C#
6 19 (1.17%) Python
7 16 (0.99%) C
8 10 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.49%) Perl
9 8 (0.49%) VBA
10 6 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.25%) Java
11 4 (0.25%) R
12 3 (0.19%) C++
12 3 (0.19%) Delphi
12 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.19%) VB6
13 2 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 224 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (6.48%) MCSE
3 104 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 92 (5.68%) Degree
5 82 (5.06%) MCSA
6 78 (4.81%) SC Cleared
7 68 (4.20%) MCP
8 64 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (2.84%) CCNA
10 40 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.23%) A+ Certification
12 20 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
13 19 (1.17%) CCNP
14 16 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 13 (0.80%) CISSP
16 13 (0.80%) DBS Check
16 13 (0.80%) MCITP
17 9 (0.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (8.83%) SLA
2 34 (2.10%) GDPR
3 25 (1.54%) QA
4 24 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.37%) NCSC
6 5 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.31%) NIST
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,075 (66.36%) Active Directory
2 279 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 86 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (4.32%) XenApp
6 56 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
7 52 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 47 (2.90%) XenDesktop
9 46 (2.84%) vSphere
10 22 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.93%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.80%) Firmware
14 13 (0.80%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.56%) VMware NSX
16 8 (0.49%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.37%) KVM
17 6 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 437 (26.98%) SCCM
2 247 (15.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 55 (3.40%) WSUS
4 48 (2.96%) SCOM
5 33 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
6 23 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 22 (1.36%) SCVMM
8 21 (1.30%) Nagios
9 19 (1.17%) Backup Exec
10 18 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
11 17 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
12 14 (0.86%) PowerCLI
13 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.74%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.68%) Ansible
14 11 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (0.68%) SCOrch
14 11 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 10 (0.62%) vRealize
16 9 (0.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 965 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 440 (27.16%) VMware
3 257 (15.86%) Citrix
4 235 (14.51%) Cisco
5 121 (7.47%) HP
6 86 (5.31%) Dell
7 69 (4.26%) Veeam
8 66 (4.07%) Apple
9 50 (3.09%) ServiceNow
10 39 (2.41%) Meraki
11 38 (2.35%) Sophos
12 37 (2.28%) Symantec
13 36 (2.22%) iManage
14 28 (1.73%) Avaya
14 28 (1.73%) Oracle
15 27 (1.67%) Adobe
15 27 (1.67%) Ivanti
16 25 (1.54%) Polycom
17 24 (1.48%) MobileIron
18 22 (1.36%) Mitel