Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 150 196
Rank change year-on-year +49 +46 +115
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,535 3,465 3,119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.98% 2.34% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.78% 10.12% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,174 3,048 2,682
Median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +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 25,658 34,224 41,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 23.10% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20,605 27,408 34,480
Median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,970 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 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 +44 3,249 £34,000 +4.62% 490
UK excluding London +51 2,082 £31,000 +3.33% 418
London +35 1,333 £37,500 +2.74% 107
South East +24 703 £31,500 +0.80% 105
North of England +50 446 £29,250 +2.63% 98
Midlands +54 316 £35,000 +12.90% 74
South West +82 274 £27,500 -15.38% 59
North West +54 250 £28,000 -5.08% 46
Work from Home +98 214 £57,500 +51.32% 26
East of England +1 181 £32,000 +6.67% 47
East Midlands +75 177 £40,000 +23.08% 33
Yorkshire +26 156 £32,500 +18.18% 38
West Midlands +5 138 £32,500 +4.84% 40
Scotland +80 112 £26,500 -8.62% 19
Wales -17 45 £27,500 +1.85% 16
North East +2 40 £27,500 +37.50% 14
Channel Islands 0 6 £25,000 -25.37%
Northern Ireland +8 3 £26,500 +15.22%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3,533 (99.94%) Windows
2 2,376 (67.21%) Active Directory
3 2,286 (64.67%) Office 365
4 2,058 (58.22%) Microsoft
5 1,300 (36.78%) Windows 7
6 1,204 (34.06%) Windows Server
7 990 (28.01%) Microsoft Office
8 946 (26.76%) Azure
9 942 (26.65%) VMware
10 877 (24.81%) ITIL
11 828 (23.42%) SCCM
12 675 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 614 (17.37%) Windows Server 2016
14 613 (17.34%) Citrix
15 562 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 555 (15.70%) DNS
17 540 (15.28%) MS Exchange
18 533 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
19 512 (14.48%) DHCP
20 510 (14.43%) TCP/IP
21 503 (14.23%) Firewall
22 483 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 478 (13.52%) PowerShell
23 478 (13.52%) Microsoft Intune
24 454 (12.84%) Finance
25 451 (12.76%) Cisco
26 443 (12.53%) LAN
27 389 (11.00%) SharePoint
27 389 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
28 388 (10.98%) Hyper-V

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
1 540 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 389 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 179 (5.06%) Skype for Business
4 175 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 130 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (1.39%) IIS
7 38 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.17%) Confluence
11 6 (0.17%) Tornado
12 5 (0.14%) CMS
13 4 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.11%) Drupal
14 3 (0.085%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.085%) Moodle
14 3 (0.085%) WordPress
15 1 (0.028%) SAS
15 1 (0.028%) Tomcat
Applications
1 990 (28.01%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 12 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.057%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 2 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.65%) Salerio
2 19 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.085%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.085%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.057%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.057%) Eikon
7 2 (0.057%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.057%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.057%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.057%) Shopify
7 2 (0.057%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.028%) iTrent
8 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.028%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,286 (64.67%) Office 365
2 946 (26.76%) Azure
3 341 (9.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 232 (6.56%) AWS
5 125 (3.54%) OneDrive
6 104 (2.94%) IaaS
7 100 (2.83%) PaaS
8 80 (2.26%) SaaS
9 60 (1.70%) Mimecast
10 34 (0.96%) Power Platform
11 33 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (0.79%) G Suite
13 27 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 26 (0.74%) Yammer
15 25 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.48%) Serverless
17 15 (0.42%) PowerApps
18 11 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 10 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 10 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 555 (15.70%) DNS
2 512 (14.48%) DHCP
3 510 (14.43%) TCP/IP
4 503 (14.23%) Firewall
5 443 (12.53%) LAN
6 382 (10.81%) WAN
7 300 (8.49%) VPN
8 273 (7.72%) VoIP
9 217 (6.14%) Skype
10 173 (4.89%) Wireless
11 163 (4.61%) VLAN
12 129 (3.65%) Internet
12 129 (3.65%) SAN
13 111 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
14 96 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
15 88 (2.49%) NetScaler
16 58 (1.64%) Network Security
17 53 (1.50%) WebEx
18 41 (1.16%) Unified Communications
19 39 (1.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 35 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 31 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (0.54%) Power BI
7 16 (0.45%) MySQL
7 16 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.34%) Data Lake
10 11 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
11 10 (0.28%) MS Access
12 6 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.17%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (1.75%) JIRA
2 42 (1.19%) MSI
3 20 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 19 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 10 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.17%) Chocolatey
7 6 (0.17%) Selenium
7 6 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.14%) AdminStudio
8 5 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.11%) Bazaar
9 4 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.11%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.085%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.085%) YouTrack
General
1 454 (12.84%) Finance
2 137 (3.88%) Public Sector
3 131 (3.71%) Legal
4 127 (3.59%) Law
5 96 (2.72%) Retail
6 92 (2.60%) Banking
7 72 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.64%) Marketing
9 49 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.02%) Aerospace
11 25 (0.71%) Advertising
11 25 (0.71%) Back Office
12 19 (0.54%) Local Government
13 16 (0.45%) Billing
13 16 (0.45%) Military
14 13 (0.37%) Front Office
14 13 (0.37%) Games
15 11 (0.31%) French Language
16 10 (0.28%) Electronics
16 10 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 779 (22.04%) Support Engineer
2 750 (21.22%) Analyst
3 699 (19.77%) IT Support
4 429 (12.14%) IT Engineer
5 412 (11.65%) Support Analyst
6 369 (10.44%) Desktop Support
7 351 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 292 (8.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 291 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 262 (7.41%) IT Analyst
11 238 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
12 235 (6.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 233 (6.59%) Service Analyst
14 223 (6.31%) Consultant
15 206 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
16 177 (5.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 176 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 176 (4.98%) IT Support Analyst
18 163 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
19 162 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.38%) .NET
2 31 (0.88%) LDAP
3 27 (0.76%) WSH
4 26 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (0.71%) JSON
6 24 (0.68%) .NET Core
6 24 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 17 (0.48%) Web Services
8 16 (0.45%) HTML
9 13 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.28%) XML
11 9 (0.25%) COM
11 9 (0.25%) SailPoint
11 9 (0.25%) XMPP
12 8 (0.23%) RESTful
12 8 (0.23%) X-Windows
13 7 (0.20%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.20%) CSS
13 7 (0.20%) jQuery
13 7 (0.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 208 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 169 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
3 164 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 127 (3.59%) Driving Licence
6 112 (3.17%) iPad
7 111 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
8 109 (3.08%) iPhone
9 83 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 74 (2.09%) Blackberry
11 52 (1.47%) User Experience
12 44 (1.24%) Replication
13 36 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
14 34 (0.96%) Private Cloud
15 33 (0.93%) Public Cloud
16 31 (0.88%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.79%) Client/Server
17 28 (0.79%) Mobile App
18 26 (0.74%) EPoS
18 26 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3,533 (99.94%) Windows
2 1,300 (36.78%) Windows 7
3 1,204 (34.06%) Windows Server
4 675 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 614 (17.37%) Windows Server 2016
6 389 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 346 (9.79%) Windows 8
8 195 (5.52%) Windows Server 2019
9 187 (5.29%) Apple iOS
10 183 (5.18%) Linux
11 167 (4.72%) Android
12 122 (3.45%) Mac OS
13 116 (3.28%) Mac OS X
14 98 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (2.04%) Windows XP
16 57 (1.61%) Unix
17 21 (0.59%) Windows Phone
18 18 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.40%) CentOS
20 11 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (24.81%) ITIL
2 533 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
3 369 (10.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 226 (6.39%) Migration
5 164 (4.64%) Service Delivery
6 163 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (4.61%) Mobile Device Management
7 161 (4.55%) Service Management
8 153 (4.33%) Mentoring
9 146 (4.13%) Project Delivery
10 132 (3.73%) Presales
11 129 (3.65%) Project Management
12 126 (3.56%) Information Security
13 122 (3.45%) Incident Management
14 116 (3.28%) ITSM
15 113 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 109 (3.08%) Time Management
17 101 (2.86%) Application Packaging
18 97 (2.74%) Patch Management
19 95 (2.69%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 478 (13.52%) PowerShell
2 241 (6.82%) SQL
3 79 (2.23%) VBScript
4 59 (1.67%) C
5 57 (1.61%) C#
6 28 (0.79%) VB
7 27 (0.76%) C++
8 22 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.54%) Python
10 11 (0.31%) Java
11 10 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.085%) Perl
14 3 (0.085%) R
14 3 (0.085%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.057%) VBA
16 1 (0.028%) PHP
16 1 (0.028%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 483 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 237 (6.70%) MCSE
3 218 (6.17%) Degree
4 192 (5.43%) MCSA
5 138 (3.90%) MCP
6 130 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 128 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 93 (2.63%) CCNA
10 81 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 71 (2.01%) A+ Certification
12 47 (1.33%) DBS Check
13 46 (1.30%) CCNP
14 43 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 42 (1.19%) MCITP
16 33 (0.93%) CISSP
17 27 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (0.71%) DV Cleared
19 20 (0.57%) CCSP
20 19 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (10.58%) SLA
2 64 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.50%) QA
4 41 (1.16%) GDPR
5 16 (0.45%) NIST
6 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.11%) PMO
10 2 (0.057%) COBIT
10 2 (0.057%) NCSC
10 2 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.028%) GxP
11 1 (0.028%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.028%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 2,376 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 562 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 388 (10.98%) Hyper-V
4 200 (5.66%) XenApp
5 148 (4.19%) vSphere
6 139 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
7 109 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 73 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 60 (1.70%) BitLocker
10 53 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 53 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
11 47 (1.33%) VMware NSX
12 38 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
13 26 (0.74%) Terminal Services
14 25 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (0.54%) UAG
16 18 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.45%) VirtualBox
18 15 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 15 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 828 (23.42%) SCCM
2 478 (13.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 108 (3.06%) WSUS
4 77 (2.18%) SCOM
5 53 (1.50%) vCenter Server
6 48 (1.36%) AirWatch
7 43 (1.22%) Nagios
8 42 (1.19%) Backup Exec
9 33 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
10 31 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 29 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
11 29 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
12 25 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
12 25 (0.71%) vRealize
13 23 (0.65%) Ansible
13 23 (0.65%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.57%) NetBackup
15 17 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2,058 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 942 (26.65%) VMware
3 613 (17.34%) Citrix
4 451 (12.76%) Cisco
5 284 (8.03%) Apple
6 215 (6.08%) HP
7 140 (3.96%) Dell
8 139 (3.93%) ServiceNow
9 133 (3.76%) Veeam
10 85 (2.40%) Mitel
11 80 (2.26%) Meraki
12 77 (2.18%) iManage
13 73 (2.07%) Avaya
14 66 (1.87%) Ivanti
15 62 (1.75%) NetApp
16 61 (1.73%) Oracle
17 59 (1.67%) Polycom
18 58 (1.64%) Symantec
19 57 (1.61%) EMC
20 55 (1.56%) Adobe