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

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 152 202
Rank change year-on-year +56 +50 +138
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4,013 3,536 3,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.19% 2.34% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.31% 10.10% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,375 3,055 2,571
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%

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 28,047 35,006 41,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.33% 23.17% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,484 28,064 34,062
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +55 3,723 £32,500 - 804
UK excluding London +48 2,292 £30,000 - 669
London +42 1,588 £35,000 -6.67% 179
South East +41 813 £30,000 -7.69% 172
North of England +56 504 £27,500 -1.79% 160
Midlands +70 355 £33,600 +8.39% 122
South West +83 321 £27,000 -14.29% 85
North West +75 292 £27,500 -7.56% 94
East Midlands +97 206 £34,500 +26.61% 68
Yorkshire +25 174 £27,000 -3.57% 57
West Midlands +7 149 £32,500 +4.84% 53
East of England -28 140 £32,000 +3.23% 86
Scotland +65 102 £28,500 -5.00% 25
Wales -1 52 £25,000 -7.41% 17
North East +9 38 £32,500 +47.73% 9
Channel Islands +3 6 £25,000 -27.01% 2
Northern Ireland +8 4 £27,500 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4,005 (99.80%) Windows
2 2,642 (65.84%) Active Directory
3 2,461 (61.33%) Office 365
4 2,283 (56.89%) Microsoft
5 1,621 (40.39%) Windows 7
6 1,285 (32.02%) Windows Server
7 1,145 (28.53%) Microsoft Office
8 1,113 (27.73%) ITIL
9 1,034 (25.77%) VMware
10 973 (24.25%) Azure
11 883 (22.00%) SCCM
12 703 (17.52%) Citrix
13 698 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 664 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 641 (15.97%) MS Exchange
16 619 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
17 616 (15.35%) DNS
18 568 (14.15%) DHCP
19 560 (13.95%) TCP/IP
20 519 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
21 509 (12.68%) Finance
22 506 (12.61%) Firewall
23 501 (12.48%) PowerShell
24 471 (11.74%) SLA
25 464 (11.56%) Cisco
26 459 (11.44%) Microsoft Intune
27 458 (11.41%) LAN
28 452 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
29 417 (10.39%) Windows 8
30 416 (10.37%) 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
1 641 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 416 (10.37%) SharePoint
3 217 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 173 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 157 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (1.74%) IIS
7 47 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 17 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (0.37%) Confluence
12 11 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.25%) CMS
14 7 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.17%) Tornado
15 4 (0.100%) Drupal
16 3 (0.075%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.050%) Apache
17 2 (0.050%) Elasticsearch
18 1 (0.025%) Moodle
Applications
1 1,145 (28.53%) Microsoft Office
2 139 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 15 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.050%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 2 (0.050%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.025%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.025%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.35%) Salerio
3 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.30%) assyst
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.075%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.050%) Eikon
7 2 (0.050%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.050%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.050%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.025%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.025%) Magento
8 1 (0.025%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.025%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.025%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,461 (61.33%) Office 365
2 973 (24.25%) Azure
3 337 (8.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 255 (6.35%) AWS
5 123 (3.07%) OneDrive
6 76 (1.89%) IaaS
7 73 (1.82%) SaaS
8 64 (1.59%) PaaS
9 45 (1.12%) Mimecast
10 39 (0.97%) G Suite
11 31 (0.77%) Power Platform
12 29 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 24 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
15 21 (0.52%) Yammer
16 20 (0.50%) PowerApps
17 15 (0.37%) Serverless
18 8 (0.20%) Amazon ECS
18 8 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 616 (15.35%) DNS
2 568 (14.15%) DHCP
3 560 (13.95%) TCP/IP
4 506 (12.61%) Firewall
5 458 (11.41%) LAN
6 413 (10.29%) WAN
7 303 (7.55%) VPN
8 291 (7.25%) VoIP
9 260 (6.48%) Skype
10 187 (4.66%) Wireless
11 181 (4.51%) VLAN
12 154 (3.84%) Remote Desktop
13 144 (3.59%) SAN
14 140 (3.49%) Internet
15 105 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
16 70 (1.74%) NetScaler
17 50 (1.25%) Network Security
18 48 (1.20%) NAS
19 44 (1.10%) iSCSI
20 43 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (0.27%) Power BI
7 10 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.20%) Big Data
8 8 (0.20%) MySQL
9 7 (0.17%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.12%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.12%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.100%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 65 (1.62%) JIRA
2 54 (1.35%) MSI
3 37 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 29 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (0.37%) Bitbucket
7 13 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.20%) Chocolatey
10 8 (0.20%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.17%) AdminStudio
11 7 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.15%) WinDbg
13 5 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.12%) Rational Quality Manager
13 5 (0.12%) Rational Team Concert
13 5 (0.12%) Subversion
14 4 (0.100%) TeamCity
General
1 509 (12.68%) Finance
2 158 (3.94%) Law
3 145 (3.61%) Legal
4 144 (3.59%) Public Sector
5 114 (2.84%) Banking
6 104 (2.59%) Retail
7 96 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 73 (1.82%) Marketing
9 52 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 38 (0.95%) Aerospace
11 29 (0.72%) Advertising
12 28 (0.70%) Back Office
13 23 (0.57%) Electronics
14 22 (0.55%) French Language
15 21 (0.52%) Military
16 20 (0.50%) Local Government
17 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.37%) Billing
19 14 (0.35%) Publishing
20 13 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 898 (22.38%) Analyst
2 869 (21.65%) Support Engineer
3 802 (19.99%) IT Support
4 492 (12.26%) Support Analyst
5 489 (12.19%) IT Engineer
6 432 (10.77%) Desktop Support
7 406 (10.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 356 (8.87%) Service Analyst
9 336 (8.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 314 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 314 (7.82%) IT Analyst
11 313 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
12 296 (7.38%) Desktop Engineer
13 281 (7.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 226 (5.63%) IT Support Analyst
15 214 (5.33%) Consultant
15 214 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 208 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 160 (3.99%) 1st Line Support
18 152 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.09%) .NET
2 31 (0.77%) LDAP
3 26 (0.65%) HTML
4 24 (0.60%) .NET Core
5 23 (0.57%) JSON
6 20 (0.50%) WSH
7 19 (0.47%) Web Services
8 18 (0.45%) XML
9 17 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
10 16 (0.40%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.37%) Regular Expression
12 13 (0.32%) COM
13 12 (0.30%) CSS
14 11 (0.27%) X-Windows
15 9 (0.22%) RESTful
15 9 (0.22%) SailPoint
16 6 (0.15%) .NET Framework
16 6 (0.15%) XMPP
17 5 (0.12%) Apache Flex
17 5 (0.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 277 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 210 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
3 205 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 153 (3.81%) Driving Licence
4 153 (3.81%) iPhone
5 142 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 137 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 116 (2.89%) iPad
8 108 (2.69%) Blackberry
9 80 (1.99%) Smartphone
10 71 (1.77%) User Experience
11 64 (1.59%) Replication
12 47 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 42 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 39 (0.97%) Public Cloud
15 33 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 33 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
16 27 (0.67%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.55%) Clustering
18 19 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4,005 (99.80%) Windows
2 1,621 (40.39%) Windows 7
3 1,285 (32.02%) Windows Server
4 698 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 452 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 417 (10.39%) Windows 8
7 227 (5.66%) Apple iOS
8 220 (5.48%) Android
9 195 (4.86%) Linux
10 158 (3.94%) Mac OS
11 138 (3.44%) Mac OS X
12 123 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 91 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 45 (1.12%) Unix
15 28 (0.70%) VMS
16 18 (0.45%) CentOS
17 17 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 15 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,113 (27.73%) ITIL
2 619 (15.42%) Problem-Solving
3 387 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 251 (6.25%) Migration
5 249 (6.20%) Service Management
6 213 (5.31%) Mentoring
7 209 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
8 200 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 186 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
10 168 (4.19%) ITSM
11 164 (4.09%) Incident Management
12 159 (3.96%) Project Management
13 154 (3.84%) Information Security
14 146 (3.64%) Time Management
15 144 (3.59%) Project Delivery
16 131 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 130 (3.24%) Presales
18 117 (2.92%) Asset Management
19 114 (2.84%) Change Management
20 103 (2.57%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 501 (12.48%) PowerShell
2 239 (5.96%) SQL
3 77 (1.92%) C#
4 74 (1.84%) VBScript
5 71 (1.77%) C
6 33 (0.82%) C++
7 27 (0.67%) VB
8 26 (0.65%) Java
8 26 (0.65%) Python
9 22 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.100%) Delphi
14 4 (0.100%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.075%) VBA
16 1 (0.025%) Perl
16 1 (0.025%) PHP
16 1 (0.025%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 519 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 275 (6.85%) Degree
3 249 (6.20%) MCSE
4 216 (5.38%) MCSA
5 171 (4.26%) MCP
6 139 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (3.24%) Security Cleared
8 110 (2.74%) CCNA
9 84 (2.09%) A+ Certification
10 79 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 74 (1.84%) SC Cleared
12 56 (1.40%) MCITP
13 42 (1.05%) CCNP
14 40 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 36 (0.90%) DBS Check
16 34 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (0.65%) DV Cleared
18 21 (0.52%) CISSP
19 20 (0.50%) HND
19 20 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (11.74%) SLA
2 70 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (1.15%) QA
4 20 (0.50%) GDPR
5 16 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.35%) NIST
7 10 (0.25%) PMO
8 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.12%) IEC 61131
10 4 (0.100%) NCSC
11 3 (0.075%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.050%) COBIT
12 2 (0.050%) GxP
12 2 (0.050%) HL7
12 2 (0.050%) RMADS
13 1 (0.025%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2,642 (65.84%) Active Directory
2 664 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 392 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 225 (5.61%) XenApp
5 178 (4.44%) vSphere
6 161 (4.01%) XenDesktop
7 137 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 96 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 64 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 61 (1.52%) BitLocker
11 49 (1.22%) VMware NSX
12 38 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 38 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
13 32 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
14 30 (0.75%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.72%) UAG
16 28 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 14 (0.35%) VirtualBox
19 13 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 883 (22.00%) SCCM
2 459 (11.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 120 (2.99%) WSUS
4 97 (2.42%) SCOM
5 62 (1.54%) AirWatch
5 62 (1.54%) vCenter Server
6 45 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 36 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
8 35 (0.87%) Nagios
9 34 (0.85%) vRealize
10 28 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 28 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 27 (0.67%) PaperCut
12 24 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
13 23 (0.57%) Ansible
13 23 (0.57%) SCOrch
14 21 (0.52%) PowerCLI
15 19 (0.47%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 14 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,283 (56.89%) Microsoft
2 1,034 (25.77%) VMware
3 703 (17.52%) Citrix
4 464 (11.56%) Cisco
5 344 (8.57%) Apple
6 223 (5.56%) HP
7 209 (5.21%) ServiceNow
8 153 (3.81%) Veeam
9 130 (3.24%) Dell
10 98 (2.44%) Ivanti
11 82 (2.04%) iManage
12 77 (1.92%) Symantec
13 76 (1.89%) Mitel
14 73 (1.82%) Avaya
14 73 (1.82%) Sophos
15 72 (1.79%) Meraki
16 71 (1.77%) Adobe
16 71 (1.77%) NetApp
17 66 (1.64%) McAfee
18 59 (1.47%) Oracle