Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 195 313
Rank change year-on-year +42 +118 +336
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,445 3,124 1,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 1.78% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 7.43% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,975 2,614 1,653
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -5.95%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,175 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -11.11%

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 34,261 42,066 41,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.10% 23.91% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27,457 34,589 34,876
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.15%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 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 +41 3,264 £32,500 - 505
UK excluding London +57 1,943 £30,000 +3.45% 376
London +35 1,432 £37,250 -0.67% 153
South East +77 702 £31,250 +4.17% 96
North of England +81 410 £27,500 +7.84% 108
Midlands +11 270 £31,000 +6.90% 68
East of England +81 267 £30,000 -4.00% 35
North West +52 200 £28,500 - 53
West Midlands +16 179 £31,000 -1.59% 36
Yorkshire +54 171 £27,500 +10.00% 47
South West +9 169 £32,500 +16.07% 45
East Midlands +7 91 £32,500 +14.04% 31
Scotland +22 56 £29,000 -11.45% 16
Wales +8 54 £27,000 -3.57% 7
North East +42 39 £21,500 -31.75% 8
Northern Ireland -9 11 £23,000 +15.00%
Channel Islands - 5 £33,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 3,439 (99.83%) Windows
2 2,348 (68.16%) Active Directory
3 1,987 (57.68%) Microsoft
4 1,926 (55.91%) Windows 7
5 1,823 (52.92%) Office 365
6 1,260 (36.57%) Windows Server
7 1,184 (34.37%) Microsoft Office
8 890 (25.83%) ITIL
9 838 (24.33%) VMware
10 778 (22.58%) SCCM
11 769 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 754 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 684 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 630 (18.29%) Firewall
15 622 (18.06%) Citrix
16 615 (17.85%) MS Exchange
17 587 (17.04%) DNS
18 577 (16.75%) PowerShell
19 564 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 533 (15.47%) DHCP
21 505 (14.66%) Cisco
22 492 (14.28%) Problem-Solving
23 475 (13.79%) TCP/IP
24 466 (13.53%) Windows 8
25 458 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
26 443 (12.86%) Finance
27 429 (12.45%) Hyper-V
28 427 (12.39%) LAN
29 374 (10.86%) WAN
30 359 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 615 (17.85%) MS Exchange
2 327 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 219 (6.36%) Skype for Business
4 206 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 133 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 90 (2.61%) IIS
7 53 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 42 (1.22%) IBM Notes
9 35 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (0.78%) IBM Domino
11 26 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (0.70%) Confluence
13 22 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (0.52%) CMS
15 15 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.38%) WordPress
17 8 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.23%) GroupWise
18 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,184 (34.37%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.15%) CATIA
10 4 (0.12%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.058%) Revit
12 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.029%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.029%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.029%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.35%) Carpe Diem
2 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.23%) Sage X3
4 7 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.087%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.087%) Lawson
7 3 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.087%) Summit
8 2 (0.058%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.058%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.058%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.058%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.058%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.058%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.058%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1,823 (52.92%) Office 365
2 684 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 249 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 209 (6.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 86 (2.50%) OneDrive
6 76 (2.21%) IaaS
6 76 (2.21%) PaaS
7 47 (1.36%) Mimecast
8 40 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
9 32 (0.93%) G Suite
9 32 (0.93%) SaaS
10 23 (0.67%) OpenDNS
11 22 (0.64%) npm
12 20 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 19 (0.55%) NuGet
14 13 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.38%) Dropbox
15 11 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (0.32%) Yammer
16 7 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 630 (18.29%) Firewall
2 587 (17.04%) DNS
3 533 (15.47%) DHCP
4 475 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 427 (12.39%) LAN
6 374 (10.86%) WAN
7 348 (10.10%) VPN
8 256 (7.43%) VoIP
9 246 (7.14%) Skype
10 156 (4.53%) Internet
11 139 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
12 130 (3.77%) VLAN
13 117 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
13 117 (3.40%) Wireless
14 116 (3.37%) SAN
15 73 (2.12%) Network Security
16 67 (1.94%) IP Telephony
17 60 (1.74%) NetScaler
18 57 (1.65%) MPLS
19 52 (1.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (0.73%) MySQL
5 22 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (0.44%) SQLite
8 14 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.20%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.20%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.17%) MS Access
14 6 (0.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (1.77%) Visual Studio
2 48 (1.39%) MSI
3 40 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (1.07%) JIRA
6 33 (0.96%) AdminStudio
7 26 (0.75%) InstallShield
8 25 (0.73%) WinDbg
9 23 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
11 11 (0.32%) Subversion
12 10 (0.29%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.26%) Hudson
13 9 (0.26%) Redmine
13 9 (0.26%) Trac
14 8 (0.23%) Chocolatey
15 4 (0.12%) Appium
15 4 (0.12%) Selenium
15 4 (0.12%) TestNG
16 3 (0.087%) Cucumber
General
1 443 (12.86%) Finance
2 166 (4.82%) Legal
3 154 (4.47%) Law
4 111 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 97 (2.82%) Banking
6 69 (2.00%) Retail
7 38 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.02%) Electronics
9 34 (0.99%) Games
9 34 (0.99%) Marketing
10 31 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 29 (0.84%) Back Office
12 25 (0.73%) Advertising
13 19 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.41%) Automotive
15 12 (0.35%) Billing
15 12 (0.35%) French Language
15 12 (0.35%) Front Office
16 11 (0.32%) Publishing
17 6 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 842 (24.44%) Analyst
2 685 (19.88%) Support Engineer
3 597 (17.33%) IT Support
4 459 (13.32%) Support Analyst
5 389 (11.29%) IT Engineer
6 388 (11.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 336 (9.75%) Desktop Support
8 298 (8.65%) Service Analyst
9 295 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 288 (8.36%) IT Analyst
11 283 (8.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 256 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
13 203 (5.89%) Desktop Engineer
14 191 (5.54%) IT Support Analyst
15 188 (5.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 144 (4.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 138 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
18 136 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 134 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 124 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (1.57%) Software Packaging
2 53 (1.54%) .NET
3 47 (1.36%) HTML
4 33 (0.96%) CSS
5 31 (0.90%) AngularJS
6 29 (0.84%) Web Services
7 27 (0.78%) HTML5
8 23 (0.67%) Sass
9 19 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 19 (0.55%) Entity Framework
9 19 (0.55%) JSON
9 19 (0.55%) LINQ
10 18 (0.52%) Angular 2
11 17 (0.49%) X-Windows
12 16 (0.46%) .NET Core
12 16 (0.46%) COM
13 15 (0.44%) Code First Entity Framework
13 15 (0.44%) J2EE
13 15 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (0.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 271 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 153 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 150 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 140 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 129 (3.74%) iPhone
7 110 (3.19%) Blackberry
8 106 (3.08%) Driving Licence
9 80 (2.32%) Fat Client
9 80 (2.32%) Thin Client
10 78 (2.26%) iPad
11 75 (2.18%) User Experience
12 65 (1.89%) Smartphone
13 56 (1.63%) PKI
14 44 (1.28%) Replication
15 42 (1.22%) Fintech
16 39 (1.13%) Public Cloud
17 36 (1.04%) CCTV
17 36 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
18 33 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3,439 (99.83%) Windows
2 1,926 (55.91%) Windows 7
3 1,260 (36.57%) Windows Server
4 769 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 754 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 466 (13.53%) Windows 8
7 324 (9.40%) Linux
8 222 (6.44%) Android
9 192 (5.57%) Apple iOS
10 158 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 135 (3.92%) Windows XP
12 125 (3.63%) Mac OS X
13 101 (2.93%) Mac OS
14 74 (2.15%) Unix
15 40 (1.16%) CentOS
16 35 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 28 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (0.61%) Windows 2000
19 16 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
20 7 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (25.83%) ITIL
2 492 (14.28%) Problem-Solving
3 359 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 293 (8.51%) Migration
5 259 (7.52%) Service Delivery
6 232 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
7 221 (6.42%) Service Management
8 178 (5.17%) Application Packaging
9 163 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 153 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
11 149 (4.33%) ITSM
12 135 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 133 (3.86%) Project Management
14 127 (3.69%) Time Management
15 124 (3.60%) ITIL V3
16 122 (3.54%) Cybersecurity
17 115 (3.34%) Mentoring
18 107 (3.11%) Incident Management
19 104 (3.02%) Asset Management
20 103 (2.99%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 577 (16.75%) PowerShell
2 340 (9.87%) SQL
3 145 (4.21%) VBScript
4 65 (1.89%) C#
5 63 (1.83%) C
6 53 (1.54%) VB
7 50 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 35 (1.02%) Python
9 33 (0.96%) C++
10 30 (0.87%) Java
11 25 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 18 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.41%) PHP
13 14 (0.41%) VBA
14 12 (0.35%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.29%) Ruby
17 7 (0.20%) Perl
18 6 (0.17%) Apex Code
18 6 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 458 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 262 (7.61%) MCSE
3 213 (6.18%) Degree
4 187 (5.43%) MCSA
5 165 (4.79%) MCP
6 124 (3.60%) Security Cleared
7 117 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
8 85 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 83 (2.41%) A+ Certification
10 81 (2.35%) SC Cleared
11 69 (2.00%) CCNA
12 54 (1.57%) MCDST
13 46 (1.34%) MCITP
14 37 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
15 30 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
16 29 (0.84%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 26 (0.75%) CISSP
19 24 (0.70%) DBS Check
19 24 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (8.71%) SLA
2 66 (1.92%) GDPR
3 38 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.73%) QA
5 11 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.26%) PMO
8 7 (0.20%) COBIT
9 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.12%) PSD2
12 1 (0.029%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,348 (68.16%) Active Directory
2 564 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 429 (12.45%) Hyper-V
4 211 (6.12%) XenApp
5 143 (4.15%) XenDesktop
6 122 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 120 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 112 (3.25%) vSphere
9 86 (2.50%) BitLocker
10 72 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 52 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 50 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
13 32 (0.93%) Firmware
14 31 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
15 30 (0.87%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.61%) DFS Replication
17 20 (0.58%) Docker
18 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.46%) Terminal Server
20 14 (0.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 778 (22.58%) SCCM
2 209 (6.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 152 (4.41%) WSUS
4 81 (2.35%) SCOM
5 66 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 58 (1.68%) AirWatch
7 47 (1.36%) SCOrch
8 40 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 31 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 31 (0.90%) vCenter Server
10 30 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 29 (0.84%) vRealize
12 28 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
13 25 (0.73%) Perfmon
14 23 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
15 22 (0.64%) WMI
16 20 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
16 20 (0.58%) Nagios
16 20 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
16 20 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,987 (57.68%) Microsoft
2 838 (24.33%) VMware
3 622 (18.06%) Citrix
4 505 (14.66%) Cisco
5 265 (7.69%) Apple
6 223 (6.47%) HP
7 142 (4.12%) Dell
8 128 (3.72%) Veeam
9 108 (3.13%) Ivanti
10 99 (2.87%) Symantec
11 98 (2.84%) iManage
12 93 (2.70%) Avaya
13 89 (2.58%) McAfee
14 87 (2.53%) SonicWALL
15 78 (2.26%) ServiceNow
16 74 (2.15%) Adobe
17 65 (1.89%) SolarWinds
18 62 (1.80%) Bloomberg
19 57 (1.65%) Polycom
20 55 (1.60%) IBM