Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 170 273
Rank change year-on-year +32 +103 +152
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,764 3,491 2,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 1.99% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 8.62% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,140 2,816 2,021
UK median annual salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.56% +1.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +1.75% -1.72%

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 33,430 40,485 43,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.89% 23.12% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26,463 32,591 35,889
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,210 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.21% +0.52% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +39 3,527 £32,000 -1.54% 858
UK excluding London +62 2,234 £29,000 - 663
London +30 1,407 £35,000 -10.26% 254
South East +53 762 £30,000 +5.26% 186
North of England +62 483 £27,500 +1.85% 142
Midlands +25 327 £28,500 -3.39% 106
North West +80 282 £27,500 -5.17% 81
South West +62 273 £30,000 -7.69% 109
East of England +54 235 £30,000 +0.84% 61
East Midlands +47 185 £27,500 -5.17% 52
Yorkshire +9 168 £27,500 +10.00% 53
West Midlands -12 142 £30,000 +5.26% 52
Scotland +26 68 £29,000 -10.77% 36
Wales +26 50 £27,000 - 21
North East +23 33 £21,000 -2.89% 8
Northern Ireland +1 30 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Channel Islands +9 6 £30,000 +1.69% 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 3,745 (99.50%) Windows
2 2,577 (68.46%) Active Directory
3 2,144 (56.96%) Microsoft
4 2,040 (54.20%) Office 365
5 1,978 (52.55%) Windows 7
6 1,326 (35.23%) Microsoft Office
6 1,326 (35.23%) Windows Server
7 939 (24.95%) ITIL
8 917 (24.36%) VMware
9 821 (21.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 817 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 791 (21.01%) SCCM
12 674 (17.91%) Citrix
12 674 (17.91%) MS Exchange
13 633 (16.82%) DNS
14 631 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 624 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 601 (15.97%) Cisco
17 590 (15.67%) Firewall
18 579 (15.38%) TCP/IP
19 521 (13.84%) Hyper-V
20 509 (13.52%) LAN
21 500 (13.28%) DHCP
22 495 (13.15%) Finance
22 495 (13.15%) Windows 8
23 485 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
24 482 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 481 (12.78%) PowerShell
26 458 (12.17%) WAN
27 401 (10.65%) VPN

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
1 674 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 320 (8.50%) SharePoint
3 269 (7.15%) Skype for Business
4 247 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 207 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 100 (2.66%) IIS
7 64 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 37 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 35 (0.93%) CMS
11 33 (0.88%) Apache
11 33 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.58%) Confluence
13 20 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 19 (0.50%) nginx
15 14 (0.37%) IBM Domino
16 12 (0.32%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.24%) SAS
17 9 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
18 7 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1,326 (35.23%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 95 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.24%) CATIA
8 7 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.053%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.053%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.053%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.053%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.027%) HipChat
10 1 (0.027%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (0.64%) Elite 3E
1 24 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
3 15 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.24%) Exchequer
6 7 (0.19%) Q-Pulse
6 7 (0.19%) Sage CRM
7 6 (0.16%) Eikon
7 6 (0.16%) Sage X3
8 4 (0.11%) Line 50
8 4 (0.11%) Line 500
9 2 (0.053%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.053%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.053%) Primavera
10 1 (0.027%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2,040 (54.20%) Office 365
2 821 (21.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 228 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
5 111 (2.95%) OneDrive
6 100 (2.66%) IaaS
7 57 (1.51%) PaaS
8 52 (1.38%) SaaS
9 27 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 26 (0.69%) Mimecast
11 23 (0.61%) OpenDNS
12 21 (0.56%) Power Platform
13 20 (0.53%) G Suite
13 20 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
14 17 (0.45%) SoftLayer
15 15 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 11 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (0.27%) Dropbox
18 7 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 633 (16.82%) DNS
2 590 (15.67%) Firewall
3 579 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 509 (13.52%) LAN
5 500 (13.28%) DHCP
6 458 (12.17%) WAN
7 401 (10.65%) VPN
8 313 (8.32%) Skype
9 239 (6.35%) VoIP
10 159 (4.22%) Wireless
11 154 (4.09%) Internet
12 145 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
13 134 (3.56%) VLAN
14 125 (3.32%) SAN
14 125 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
15 98 (2.60%) Network Security
16 67 (1.78%) IP Telephony
17 58 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
18 48 (1.28%) MPLS
19 43 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 36 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 33 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (0.85%) MySQL
5 31 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (0.53%) Power BI
8 20 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (0.32%) Data Lake
10 12 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (0.29%) Redis
12 9 (0.24%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.24%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2017
15 6 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 80 (2.13%) JIRA
2 53 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.04%) MSI
5 30 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 23 (0.61%) AdminStudio
6 23 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.53%) InstallShield
8 13 (0.35%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.24%) Android Studio
10 8 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.19%) Chocolatey
11 7 (0.19%) Selenium
11 7 (0.19%) Subversion
12 6 (0.16%) Gradle
13 5 (0.13%) webpack
14 4 (0.11%) Appium
15 3 (0.080%) Ant
15 3 (0.080%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.080%) WebDriver
General
1 495 (13.15%) Finance
2 163 (4.33%) Law
3 151 (4.01%) Legal
4 133 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 88 (2.34%) Retail
6 86 (2.28%) Banking
7 54 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 48 (1.28%) Marketing
10 32 (0.85%) Back Office
11 28 (0.74%) Electronics
12 25 (0.66%) Advertising
13 22 (0.58%) Automotive
13 22 (0.58%) Publishing
14 18 (0.48%) Games
15 16 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.35%) Front Office
16 13 (0.35%) Military
17 11 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 939 (24.95%) Analyst
2 761 (20.22%) Support Engineer
3 713 (18.94%) IT Support
4 522 (13.87%) Support Analyst
5 452 (12.01%) 2nd Line Support
6 435 (11.56%) IT Engineer
7 356 (9.46%) IT Analyst
8 302 (8.02%) Service Analyst
9 285 (7.57%) IT Support Engineer
9 285 (7.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 284 (7.55%) Desktop Support
11 274 (7.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 270 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 256 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
14 218 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 164 (4.36%) Windows Engineer
16 160 (4.25%) Support Technician
17 157 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 157 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
18 137 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (2.18%) .NET
2 40 (1.06%) JSON
3 36 (0.96%) HTML
4 26 (0.69%) CSS
5 24 (0.64%) XML
6 23 (0.61%) XMPP
6 23 (0.61%) X-Windows
7 20 (0.53%) Software Packaging
8 16 (0.43%) COM
8 16 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
8 16 (0.43%) LDAP
8 16 (0.43%) Web Services
8 16 (0.43%) WebRTC
9 13 (0.35%) RESTful
10 12 (0.32%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.32%) LAMP
10 12 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
11 11 (0.29%) WebSockets
12 10 (0.27%) Middleware
13 9 (0.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 215 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 211 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
3 190 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 170 (4.52%) Driving Licence
5 169 (4.49%) iPhone
6 154 (4.09%) Video Conferencing
7 149 (3.96%) Data Centre
8 108 (2.87%) Blackberry
9 93 (2.47%) iPad
10 84 (2.23%) Smartphone
11 76 (2.02%) Fat Client
11 76 (2.02%) Thin Client
12 70 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 58 (1.54%) User Experience
14 53 (1.41%) Replication
15 34 (0.90%) Handset
16 33 (0.88%) Clustering
16 33 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 29 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
18 28 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3,745 (99.50%) Windows
2 1,978 (52.55%) Windows 7
3 1,326 (35.23%) Windows Server
4 817 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 631 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 495 (13.15%) Windows 8
7 316 (8.40%) Linux
8 285 (7.57%) Android
9 240 (6.38%) Apple iOS
10 143 (3.80%) Mac OS X
11 141 (3.75%) Windows XP
12 133 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 108 (2.87%) Mac OS
14 57 (1.51%) Ubuntu
15 39 (1.04%) Unix
16 33 (0.88%) CentOS
17 31 (0.82%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (0.61%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (24.95%) ITIL
2 485 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
3 361 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 269 (7.15%) Service Management
5 250 (6.64%) Migration
6 234 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 189 (5.02%) Mobile Device Management
8 188 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
9 160 (4.25%) Incident Management
10 159 (4.22%) Time Management
11 158 (4.20%) Mentoring
12 156 (4.14%) ITSM
13 136 (3.61%) Information Security
14 132 (3.51%) Project Management
15 130 (3.45%) Asset Management
16 128 (3.40%) Application Packaging
17 123 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 122 (3.24%) Problem Management
19 118 (3.13%) ITIL V3
20 117 (3.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 481 (12.78%) PowerShell
2 304 (8.08%) SQL
3 84 (2.23%) C#
4 65 (1.73%) C
5 64 (1.70%) Python
6 59 (1.57%) VBScript
7 54 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 51 (1.35%) Java
9 45 (1.20%) VB
10 41 (1.09%) C++
11 35 (0.93%) JavaScript
12 25 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 20 (0.53%) Perl
14 18 (0.48%) VBA
15 15 (0.40%) Delphi
15 15 (0.40%) PHP
16 11 (0.29%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.24%) Ada
17 9 (0.24%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 482 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 295 (7.84%) Degree
3 226 (6.00%) MCSE
4 205 (5.45%) MCSA
5 187 (4.97%) Security Cleared
6 179 (4.76%) MCP
7 143 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
8 110 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
9 107 (2.84%) CCNA
10 104 (2.76%) A+ Certification
11 92 (2.44%) MCITP
12 67 (1.78%) SC Cleared
13 39 (1.04%) CCNP
14 38 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
14 38 (1.01%) MCDST
15 35 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
15 35 (0.93%) DBS Check
16 30 (0.80%) CISSP
17 23 (0.61%) DV Cleared
18 22 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (8.16%) SLA
2 54 (1.43%) GDPR
3 40 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.77%) QA
5 25 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.45%) PMO
7 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.16%) IEC 61131
8 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.11%) COBIT
10 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.053%) ITGC
12 2 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,577 (68.46%) Active Directory
2 624 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 521 (13.84%) Hyper-V
4 179 (4.76%) XenApp
5 126 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
6 122 (3.24%) XenDesktop
7 100 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 92 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 88 (2.34%) BitLocker
10 80 (2.13%) vSphere
11 53 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
12 51 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
13 38 (1.01%) Docker
14 36 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
15 24 (0.64%) Terminal Services
16 22 (0.58%) DFS Replication
17 21 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 20 (0.53%) LXC
19 17 (0.45%) Firmware
20 15 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 791 (21.01%) SCCM
2 273 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 129 (3.43%) WSUS
4 82 (2.18%) SCOM
5 66 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 65 (1.73%) Backup Exec
7 47 (1.25%) AirWatch
8 35 (0.93%) Ansible
8 35 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
9 31 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 30 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (0.72%) SCVMM
12 24 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (0.61%) vRealize
14 20 (0.53%) DameWare
14 20 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 19 (0.50%) XenMobile
16 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
16 17 (0.45%) vCenter Server
17 16 (0.43%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2,144 (56.96%) Microsoft
2 917 (24.36%) VMware
3 674 (17.91%) Citrix
4 601 (15.97%) Cisco
5 330 (8.77%) Apple
6 277 (7.36%) HP
7 223 (5.92%) Dell
8 140 (3.72%) Veeam
9 129 (3.43%) Avaya
10 104 (2.76%) ServiceNow
11 72 (1.91%) Bloomberg
12 71 (1.89%) Remedy
13 68 (1.81%) Reuters
14 67 (1.78%) iManage
15 66 (1.75%) Adobe
16 63 (1.67%) Polycom
17 61 (1.62%) Meraki
18 57 (1.51%) Mitel
19 56 (1.49%) Red Hat
20 55 (1.46%) Ivanti