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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 235 175 121
Rank change year-on-year -60 -54 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2,753 1,840 2,462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.98% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.90% 10.46% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 1,555 2,099
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.54% -7.14% +11.11%
75th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £28,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - -8.06% +6.90%

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 30,943 17,584 19,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 18.97% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16,378 13,801 15,788
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 26 May 2022.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 2,538 £32,000 -3.03% 498
UK excluding London -22 1,615 £28,500 - 411
London -49 1,025 £40,000 -11.11% 115
Work from Home -106 747 £33,000 -17.50% 116
North of England -8 435 £26,000 -1.89% 110
South East -57 392 £31,000 +1.64% 111
Midlands -3 317 £28,500 - 71
North West +19 220 £26,000 -11.86% 54
South West +20 204 £30,000 - 39
Yorkshire -30 189 £26,450 -0.19% 48
West Midlands -8 162 £29,000 -3.33% 35
East of England -24 159 £32,000 +3.23% 51
East Midlands +10 155 £28,000 +12.00% 36
Scotland -70 76 £25,000 -8.26% 17
North East -11 26 £21,000 -18.45% 8
Northern Ireland +6 20 £27,500 - 6
Wales -66 8 £42,500 +61.90% 7
Channel Islands -2 5 £50,000 +38.89%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 2,742 (99.60%) Windows
2 1,868 (67.85%) Microsoft 365
3 1,854 (67.34%) Active Directory
4 1,830 (66.47%) Microsoft
5 885 (32.15%) Windows Server
6 884 (32.11%) Social Skills
6 884 (32.11%) Microsoft Office
7 860 (31.24%) Azure
8 780 (28.33%) ITIL
9 544 (19.76%) VMware
10 515 (18.71%) SCCM
11 512 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
12 493 (17.91%) Citrix
13 456 (16.56%) SharePoint
14 438 (15.91%) Cisco
15 422 (15.33%) Windows 7
16 416 (15.11%) Microsoft Intune
17 415 (15.07%) PowerShell
18 413 (15.00%) DNS
19 407 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 401 (14.57%) SLA
20 401 (14.57%) Windows Server 2016
21 364 (13.22%) DHCP
22 355 (12.90%) TCP/IP
23 350 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
24 346 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
24 346 (12.57%) Finance
25 333 (12.10%) Firewall
26 325 (11.81%) MS Exchange
27 310 (11.26%) 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
1 456 (16.56%) SharePoint
2 325 (11.81%) MS Exchange
3 59 (2.14%) IIS
4 40 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (0.84%) Apache
7 21 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 19 (0.69%) CMS
8 19 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 15 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.47%) ArcGIS
12 12 (0.44%) WordPress
13 11 (0.40%) Confluence
14 5 (0.18%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.15%) Documentum
15 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 884 (32.11%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.22%) InCopy
9 6 (0.22%) InDesign
9 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.15%) Revit
11 3 (0.11%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.073%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.073%) CATIA
12 2 (0.073%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.036%) Blender
13 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.51%) Elite 3E
3 10 (0.36%) Line 50
3 10 (0.36%) Sage 200
4 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.22%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.15%) Eikon
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.073%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.036%) assyst
10 1 (0.036%) CaseMap
10 1 (0.036%) Line 500
10 1 (0.036%) Relativity
10 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,868 (67.85%) Microsoft 365
2 860 (31.24%) Azure
3 350 (12.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 246 (8.94%) OneDrive
5 198 (7.19%) AWS
6 116 (4.21%) Power Platform
7 81 (2.94%) SaaS
8 78 (2.83%) Mimecast
9 76 (2.76%) IaaS
10 73 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
11 72 (2.62%) PowerApps
12 55 (2.00%) PaaS
13 52 (1.89%) Google Workspace
14 32 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 29 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (1.02%) GCP
17 19 (0.69%) Power Automate
17 19 (0.69%) Smartsheet
18 16 (0.58%) Rubrik
18 16 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 413 (15.00%) DNS
2 364 (13.22%) DHCP
3 355 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 333 (12.10%) Firewall
5 310 (11.26%) LAN
5 310 (11.26%) WAN
6 302 (10.97%) VPN
7 139 (5.05%) Wireless
8 137 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
9 136 (4.94%) VoIP
10 111 (4.03%) VLAN
11 92 (3.34%) SAN
12 86 (3.12%) Remote Desktop
13 81 (2.94%) WebEx
14 67 (2.43%) Internet
15 57 (2.07%) Network Security
16 52 (1.89%) NAS
17 49 (1.78%) WLAN
18 34 (1.24%) IP Telephony
19 31 (1.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.29%) MySQL
3 51 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (1.63%) InfluxDB
4 45 (1.63%) MariaDB
5 25 (0.91%) Power BI
6 17 (0.62%) Tableau
7 14 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (0.40%) MS Access
9 8 (0.29%) Big Data
10 7 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.18%) GIS
12 3 (0.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.073%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.073%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.036%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.036%) Cognos Impromptu
14 1 (0.036%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 35 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.16%) JIRA
4 12 (0.44%) MSI
5 11 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 11 (0.40%) Chocolatey
6 5 (0.18%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.11%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.11%) Subversion
8 2 (0.073%) Selenium
8 2 (0.073%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.036%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.036%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.036%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 884 (32.11%) Social Skills
2 346 (12.57%) Finance
3 205 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (5.63%) Legal
5 154 (5.59%) Law
6 133 (4.83%) Organisational Skills
7 100 (3.63%) Marketing
8 91 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 87 (3.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 78 (2.83%) Retail
11 72 (2.62%) Games
12 70 (2.54%) Advertising
13 68 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
14 65 (2.36%) Digital Economy
15 56 (2.03%) Banking
16 55 (2.00%) Manufacturing
17 44 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
18 39 (1.42%) Public Sector
19 34 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
20 29 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 800 (29.06%) Analyst
2 559 (20.31%) IT Support
3 518 (18.82%) Support Engineer
4 466 (16.93%) Support Analyst
5 341 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 301 (10.93%) IT Engineer
7 300 (10.90%) Service Analyst
8 281 (10.21%) IT Analyst
9 276 (10.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 259 (9.41%) Desktop Support
11 220 (7.99%) IT Support Engineer
12 194 (7.05%) IT Support Analyst
13 190 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
14 187 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 173 (6.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 158 (5.74%) IT Technician
17 137 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 133 (4.83%) Desktop Engineer
19 112 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
20 105 (3.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.05%) HTML
2 24 (0.87%) LDAP
3 21 (0.76%) XMPP
4 18 (0.65%) Web Services
5 15 (0.54%) .NET
6 13 (0.47%) OLE
7 6 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.22%) jQuery
7 6 (0.22%) JSON
7 6 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (0.18%) ADO
8 5 (0.18%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.18%) SailPoint
8 5 (0.18%) Spring
9 4 (0.15%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.15%) SAML
9 4 (0.15%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.11%) RESTful
10 3 (0.11%) ServiceStack
10 3 (0.11%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 147 (5.34%) Driving Licence
2 136 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
3 130 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 115 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 92 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
6 78 (2.83%) User Experience
7 75 (2.72%) Blackberry
8 65 (2.36%) Smartphone
9 63 (2.29%) iPhone
10 47 (1.71%) Handset
11 37 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 37 (1.34%) Thin Client
12 28 (1.02%) CMDB
13 26 (0.94%) iPad
14 25 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.91%) PMI
15 23 (0.84%) NHS
16 20 (0.73%) Hedge funds
16 20 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,742 (99.60%) Windows
2 885 (32.15%) Windows Server
3 422 (15.33%) Windows 7
4 401 (14.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 346 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 279 (10.13%) Windows Server 2019
7 263 (9.55%) Mac OS
8 248 (9.01%) Linux
9 200 (7.26%) Apple iOS
10 195 (7.08%) Android
11 175 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 105 (3.81%) Mac OS X
13 89 (3.23%) Windows 8
14 48 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (1.27%) CentOS
16 31 (1.13%) Windows XP
17 22 (0.80%) Unix
18 16 (0.58%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 3 (0.11%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (28.33%) ITIL
2 512 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
3 284 (10.32%) ITSM
4 241 (8.75%) Service Management
5 231 (8.39%) Time Management
6 229 (8.32%) Incident Management
6 229 (8.32%) Service Delivery
7 224 (8.14%) Agile
8 220 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 185 (6.72%) Change Management
10 170 (6.18%) Asset Management
11 150 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
12 139 (5.05%) Mentoring
13 129 (4.69%) Migration
14 126 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 116 (4.21%) Project Management
16 108 (3.92%) Application Packaging
17 101 (3.67%) Problem Management
18 91 (3.31%) Information Security
19 88 (3.20%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 415 (15.07%) PowerShell
2 160 (5.81%) SQL
3 70 (2.54%) Python
4 61 (2.22%) Bash
5 26 (0.94%) C
5 26 (0.94%) Perl
6 20 (0.73%) VBScript
7 19 (0.69%) C#
7 19 (0.69%) VB
8 14 (0.51%) Java
9 12 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.18%) Google Apps Script
11 5 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.11%) R
13 2 (0.073%) Korn
13 2 (0.073%) Ruby
13 2 (0.073%) VBA
14 1 (0.036%) C++
Qualifications
1 254 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 223 (8.10%) Security Cleared
3 184 (6.68%) Degree
4 169 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 103 (3.74%) DV Cleared
6 86 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (3.12%) MCSE
7 85 (3.09%) MCP
8 79 (2.87%) CCNA
9 74 (2.69%) MCSA
10 66 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 44 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
13 37 (1.34%) A+ Certification
14 36 (1.31%) CCNP
15 34 (1.24%) MCITP
16 29 (1.05%) PMI Certification
17 24 (0.87%) DBS Check
18 21 (0.76%) MCDST
19 20 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (14.57%) SLA
2 77 (2.80%) GDPR
3 56 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (0.65%) QA
6 17 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.22%) COBIT
9 3 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.11%) NIST
9 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,854 (67.34%) Active Directory
2 407 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 153 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 129 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
6 100 (3.63%) XenApp
7 73 (2.65%) vSphere
8 69 (2.51%) XenDesktop
9 39 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
10 37 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 28 (1.02%) BitLocker
13 26 (0.94%) Firmware
14 24 (0.87%) Docker
14 24 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 13 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.22%) KVM
18 5 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 515 (18.71%) SCCM
2 416 (15.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 105 (3.81%) Terraform
4 70 (2.54%) Jamf Pro
5 65 (2.36%) Ansible
6 49 (1.78%) WSUS
7 39 (1.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 37 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
9 34 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 33 (1.20%) Puppet
11 32 (1.16%) SCOM
12 29 (1.05%) AirWatch
13 26 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
14 24 (0.87%) Icinga
15 16 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 16 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
16 15 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
17 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
17 14 (0.51%) NetBackup
18 13 (0.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,830 (66.47%) Microsoft
2 544 (19.76%) VMware
3 493 (17.91%) Citrix
4 438 (15.91%) Cisco
5 243 (8.83%) Apple
6 150 (5.45%) HP
7 135 (4.90%) ServiceNow
8 122 (4.43%) Google
9 111 (4.03%) Dell
10 103 (3.74%) Meraki
11 99 (3.60%) Veeam
12 66 (2.40%) Bloomberg
13 65 (2.36%) Remedy
14 63 (2.29%) Adobe
15 57 (2.07%) Sophos
16 56 (2.03%) iManage
17 55 (2.00%) SolarWinds
18 52 (1.89%) Fortinet
19 50 (1.82%) Juniper
20 33 (1.20%) Aruba