Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 259 406
Rank change year-on-year +94 +147 +830
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,496 2,464 1,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.39% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 5.61% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,826 2,181 1,348
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17% -19.75%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,175
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +1.75% -1.72% -22.67%

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 38,799 43,923 50,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.96% 24.79% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31,164 35,803 42,758
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the UK

Windows 10
Top 18 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 19 August 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 +92 3,289 £32,500 - 388
UK excluding London +74 1,882 £29,000 +1.75% 281
London +90 1,498 £37,500 - 123
South East +48 644 £29,500 +1.72% 77
North of England +53 365 £27,500 +0.46% 86
Midlands +57 308 £28,500 -1.72% 38
East of England +54 278 £30,000 - 31
South West +67 192 £32,500 - 32
North West +20 182 £29,000 +5.45% 48
West Midlands +36 173 £27,750 -4.36% 21
Yorkshire +77 154 £25,000 -3.85% 34
East Midlands +46 131 £28,500 +3.64% 17
Scotland +8 48 £31,750 +9.48% 7
Wales -11 32 £26,000 -5.45% 9
North East +3 29 £21,625 -2.26% 4
Northern Ireland +17 16 £21,000 -10.64% 1
Isle of Man +7 6 £29,500 -
Channel Islands - 4 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 3,496 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,205 (63.07%) Active Directory
3 2,169 (62.04%) Windows 7
4 2,055 (58.78%) Microsoft
5 1,721 (49.23%) Office 365
6 1,428 (40.85%) Windows Server
7 1,258 (35.98%) Microsoft Office
8 1,083 (30.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 987 (28.23%) VMware
10 912 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 817 (23.37%) ITIL
12 787 (22.51%) SCCM
13 783 (22.40%) Citrix
14 673 (19.25%) MS Exchange
15 594 (16.99%) DNS
16 592 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
17 548 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 541 (15.47%) Finance
19 538 (15.39%) Windows 8
20 534 (15.27%) Firewall
21 522 (14.93%) TCP/IP
22 516 (14.76%) DHCP
23 495 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
24 488 (13.96%) PowerShell
25 468 (13.39%) Hyper-V
26 425 (12.16%) Cisco
27 393 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
28 361 (10.33%) VPN
29 343 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
30 336 (9.61%) 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
1 673 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 304 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 255 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 195 (5.58%) Skype for Business
5 180 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 69 (1.97%) IIS
7 64 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 62 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.37%) Confluence
13 10 (0.29%) WordPress
14 8 (0.23%) Apache
14 8 (0.23%) Site Server
15 7 (0.20%) CMS
15 7 (0.20%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.14%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.11%) JBoss
18 3 (0.086%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1,258 (35.98%) Microsoft Office
2 173 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 133 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.51%) Camtasia
7 14 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 13 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.086%) CATIA
11 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.057%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.057%) Windchill
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.029%) Houdini
13 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.029%) NUKE
13 1 (0.029%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 25 (0.72%) Carpe Diem
2 19 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.11%) assyst
6 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.11%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.057%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.057%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.057%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.029%) Eikon
8 1 (0.029%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.029%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.029%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.029%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 1,721 (49.23%) Office 365
2 592 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 96 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 95 (2.72%) IaaS
6 74 (2.12%) PaaS
7 71 (2.03%) Mimecast
8 47 (1.34%) OneDrive
8 47 (1.34%) SaaS
9 46 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 33 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (0.92%) G Suite
12 16 (0.46%) npm
13 15 (0.43%) Slack
14 13 (0.37%) Yammer
15 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 7 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.17%) Amazon S3
18 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
19 3 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 594 (16.99%) DNS
2 534 (15.27%) Firewall
3 522 (14.93%) TCP/IP
4 516 (14.76%) DHCP
5 361 (10.33%) VPN
6 336 (9.61%) LAN
7 301 (8.61%) WAN
8 198 (5.66%) VoIP
9 191 (5.46%) Skype
10 184 (5.26%) SAN
11 137 (3.92%) Wireless
12 132 (3.78%) Internet
13 127 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
14 115 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
15 107 (3.06%) Network Security
16 87 (2.49%) VLAN
17 75 (2.15%) NetScaler
18 60 (1.72%) NAS
19 53 (1.52%) Unified Communications
20 48 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 58 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (0.89%) MySQL
5 29 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (0.37%) MS Access
9 11 (0.31%) Big Data
10 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.14%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.14%) Power BI
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (1.14%) MSI
2 36 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 33 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 30 (0.86%) JIRA
5 23 (0.66%) AdminStudio
6 21 (0.60%) InstallShield
7 20 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.40%) Gradle
10 14 (0.40%) Jasmine
10 14 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (0.29%) WinDbg
12 9 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.26%) Subversion
13 6 (0.17%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.14%) Chocolatey
14 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.11%) Selenium
16 3 (0.086%) Ant
General
1 541 (15.47%) Finance
2 166 (4.75%) Law
3 140 (4.00%) Legal
4 91 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 90 (2.57%) Banking
6 81 (2.32%) Retail
7 55 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.17%) Marketing
10 35 (1.00%) Back Office
11 29 (0.83%) Advertising
12 24 (0.69%) Electronics
13 22 (0.63%) Publishing
14 19 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.54%) Games
15 18 (0.51%) Front Office
16 14 (0.40%) French Language
17 10 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.26%) Automotive
19 8 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 869 (24.86%) Analyst
2 689 (19.71%) Support Engineer
3 635 (18.16%) IT Support
4 517 (14.79%) Desktop Support
5 496 (14.19%) Support Analyst
6 353 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 331 (9.47%) IT Engineer
8 330 (9.44%) IT Analyst
9 283 (8.09%) Service Analyst
10 255 (7.29%) IT Support Analyst
10 255 (7.29%) Service Desk Analyst
11 233 (6.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 227 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
13 223 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
14 206 (5.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 167 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 156 (4.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 154 (4.41%) Architect
18 135 (3.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 126 (3.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (1.57%) Web Services
2 54 (1.54%) .NET
3 37 (1.06%) Software Packaging
4 29 (0.83%) HTML
5 20 (0.57%) AngularJS
6 19 (0.54%) RESTful
7 18 (0.51%) LDAP
8 16 (0.46%) HTML5
9 15 (0.43%) Angular 2
9 15 (0.43%) Node.js
9 15 (0.43%) X-Windows
10 14 (0.40%) D3.js
10 14 (0.40%) Middleware
10 14 (0.40%) Redux
10 14 (0.40%) Socket.IO
10 14 (0.40%) SVG
10 14 (0.40%) WebSockets
10 14 (0.40%) XML
11 13 (0.37%) COM
12 11 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 256 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 226 (6.46%) Self-Motivation
3 194 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (3.29%) Blackberry
5 112 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 95 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
7 92 (2.63%) iPhone
7 92 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 83 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 73 (2.09%) User Experience
10 61 (1.74%) PKI
11 60 (1.72%) Smartphone
12 56 (1.60%) Fat Client
12 56 (1.60%) Thin Client
13 55 (1.57%) iPad
14 51 (1.46%) Hedge funds
15 38 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
16 37 (1.06%) Replication
17 35 (1.00%) Clustering
18 23 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,496 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,169 (62.04%) Windows 7
3 1,428 (40.85%) Windows Server
4 1,083 (30.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 912 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 538 (15.39%) Windows 8
7 249 (7.12%) Linux
8 210 (6.01%) Android
9 172 (4.92%) Apple iOS
10 156 (4.46%) Mac OS X
11 143 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 110 (3.15%) Windows XP
13 99 (2.83%) Mac OS
14 32 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.74%) CentOS
15 26 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.46%) Unix
17 14 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (0.40%) Windows Phone
18 13 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (23.37%) ITIL
2 393 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
3 343 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 231 (6.61%) Project Management
5 194 (5.55%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (5.52%) Service Delivery
7 191 (5.46%) Migration
8 179 (5.12%) Service Management
9 154 (4.41%) Presales
10 142 (4.06%) PRINCE2
11 133 (3.80%) Incident Management
12 128 (3.66%) Application Packaging
13 127 (3.63%) ITSM
14 124 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
15 121 (3.46%) Time Management
16 114 (3.26%) ITIL V3
17 111 (3.18%) Customer Requirements
18 107 (3.06%) Change Management
19 97 (2.77%) DevOps
20 95 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (13.96%) PowerShell
2 287 (8.21%) SQL
3 121 (3.46%) VBScript
4 62 (1.77%) C#
5 39 (1.12%) VB
6 38 (1.09%) C
7 26 (0.74%) Python
8 24 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 17 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 17 (0.49%) C++
11 16 (0.46%) TypeScript
11 16 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 15 (0.43%) VBA
13 14 (0.40%) Go
14 13 (0.37%) Perl
15 10 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.23%) Java
17 4 (0.11%) PHP
18 2 (0.057%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 495 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 290 (8.30%) MCSE
3 260 (7.44%) Degree
4 200 (5.72%) MCP
5 168 (4.81%) MCSA
6 159 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 117 (3.35%) SC Cleared
8 92 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 82 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 56 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 56 (1.60%) MCITP
11 55 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
12 53 (1.52%) CCNA
13 52 (1.49%) A+ Certification
13 52 (1.49%) MCDST
14 41 (1.17%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 25 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
16 25 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 22 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (8.55%) SLA
2 67 (1.92%) GDPR
3 35 (1.00%) QA
4 32 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.54%) PMO
6 11 (0.31%) PSD2
7 9 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.029%) GCP
11 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2,205 (63.07%) Active Directory
2 548 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 468 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 324 (9.27%) XenApp
5 266 (7.61%) XenDesktop
6 194 (5.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 171 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
8 110 (3.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 94 (2.69%) BitLocker
10 92 (2.63%) vSphere
11 48 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
12 42 (1.20%) XenServer
13 32 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (0.66%) Docker
15 20 (0.57%) Terminal Server
16 19 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
17 17 (0.49%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.46%) VirtualBox
19 15 (0.43%) Firmware
20 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 787 (22.51%) SCCM
2 154 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 87 (2.49%) WSUS
4 79 (2.26%) SCOM
5 78 (2.23%) SCOrch
6 75 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 64 (1.83%) AirWatch
8 56 (1.60%) Backup Exec
9 54 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 42 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 33 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 30 (0.86%) vRealize
13 26 (0.74%) XenMobile
14 24 (0.69%) SCSM
15 21 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
15 21 (0.60%) SCDPM
15 21 (0.60%) SCVMM
15 21 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
16 20 (0.57%) Nagios
17 19 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,055 (58.78%) Microsoft
2 987 (28.23%) VMware
3 783 (22.40%) Citrix
4 425 (12.16%) Cisco
5 287 (8.21%) Apple
6 192 (5.49%) HP
7 148 (4.23%) Dell
8 103 (2.95%) Ivanti
9 102 (2.92%) Bloomberg
10 92 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 85 (2.43%) Veeam
12 82 (2.35%) Avaya
13 79 (2.26%) Adobe
14 75 (2.15%) Reuters
15 74 (2.12%) McAfee
16 68 (1.95%) iManage
17 61 (1.74%) NetApp
18 60 (1.72%) Symantec
19 55 (1.57%) Remedy
20 50 (1.43%) Oracle