Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 237 373
Rank change year-on-year +82 +136 +751
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3,597 2,712 1,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 1.55% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 6.21% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,025 2,375 1,361
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +1.61% -1.59%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £56,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% -5.17%

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 37,794 43,664 47,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 24.90% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30,493 35,229 40,442
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +78 3,385 £32,500 +3.17% 480
UK excluding London +56 1,971 £29,000 +3.57% 349
London +83 1,527 £37,500 - 160
South East +60 663 £29,500 +5.36% 89
North of England +54 415 £27,750 +11.00% 99
East of England +50 299 £29,000 -3.33% 37
Midlands +21 267 £28,500 -1.72% 48
South West +45 215 £32,500 - 47
North West +24 207 £29,500 +18.00% 57
Yorkshire +74 183 £28,000 +12.00% 38
West Midlands +19 155 £27,500 -8.33% 28
East Midlands -6 108 £32,500 +18.18% 19
Scotland +12 57 £33,250 -16.88% 27
Wales -5 42 £27,000 -1.82% 2
North East -2 25 £21,625 -5.46% 4
Northern Ireland +21 15 £21,000 -31.15%
Channel Islands - 8 £29,750 -
Isle of Man +6 2 £31,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 3,590 (99.81%) Windows
2 2,350 (65.33%) Active Directory
3 2,259 (62.80%) Windows 7
4 2,072 (57.60%) Microsoft
5 1,786 (49.65%) Office 365
6 1,497 (41.62%) Windows Server
7 1,254 (34.86%) Microsoft Office
8 1,111 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 971 (26.99%) VMware
10 950 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 881 (24.49%) ITIL
12 808 (22.46%) Citrix
13 795 (22.10%) SCCM
14 694 (19.29%) MS Exchange
15 679 (18.88%) DNS
16 610 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 597 (16.60%) DHCP
18 570 (15.85%) Firewall
19 565 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 550 (15.29%) Finance
21 545 (15.15%) PowerShell
22 542 (15.07%) Windows 8
23 526 (14.62%) TCP/IP
24 466 (12.96%) Hyper-V
25 452 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
26 442 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
27 432 (12.01%) Cisco
28 370 (10.29%) LAN
29 358 (9.95%) VPN
30 347 (9.65%) 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
1 694 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 292 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 264 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 191 (5.31%) Skype for Business
5 164 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 78 (2.17%) IIS
7 77 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 43 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 30 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (0.78%) Confluence
12 22 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.39%) CMS
14 11 (0.31%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.22%) Site Server
16 6 (0.17%) Apache
16 6 (0.17%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.17%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.17%) WordPress
17 3 (0.083%) nginx
Applications
1 1,254 (34.86%) Microsoft Office
2 158 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 111 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.056%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.056%) CATIA
11 2 (0.056%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.028%) Houdini
12 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.028%) Maya
12 1 (0.028%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 20 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
2 14 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 4 (0.11%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.083%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.056%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.056%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.056%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.028%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.028%) Lawson
9 1 (0.028%) Primavera
9 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.028%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.028%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,786 (49.65%) Office 365
2 610 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 90 (2.50%) Mimecast
6 87 (2.42%) IaaS
7 83 (2.31%) PaaS
8 52 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 48 (1.33%) OneDrive
10 40 (1.11%) G Suite
11 32 (0.89%) SaaS
12 23 (0.64%) npm
13 21 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 11 (0.31%) Yammer
15 10 (0.28%) NuGet
15 10 (0.28%) Slack
16 7 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.19%) OpenDNS
17 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 679 (18.88%) DNS
2 597 (16.60%) DHCP
3 570 (15.85%) Firewall
4 526 (14.62%) TCP/IP
5 370 (10.29%) LAN
6 358 (9.95%) VPN
7 338 (9.40%) WAN
8 221 (6.14%) VoIP
9 191 (5.31%) Skype
10 171 (4.75%) SAN
11 153 (4.25%) Wireless
12 152 (4.23%) Internet
13 139 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
14 107 (2.97%) Network Security
15 102 (2.84%) VLAN
16 98 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
17 69 (1.92%) NetScaler
18 66 (1.83%) Unified Communications
19 51 (1.42%) NAS
20 42 (1.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 60 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (0.78%) MySQL
5 18 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.22%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.22%) MS Access
10 8 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.17%) Big Data
12 6 (0.17%) SQLite
13 5 (0.14%) Power BI
14 4 (0.11%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 56 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 53 (1.47%) MSI
3 38 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 36 (1.00%) JIRA
5 27 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.70%) AdminStudio
7 24 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (0.53%) WinDbg
9 17 (0.47%) InstallShield
10 14 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.36%) Gradle
11 13 (0.36%) Jasmine
11 13 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (0.31%) Chocolatey
12 11 (0.31%) Subversion
13 10 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
14 9 (0.25%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.25%) Redmine
14 9 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 550 (15.29%) Finance
2 167 (4.64%) Law
3 150 (4.17%) Legal
4 109 (3.03%) Banking
5 93 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.45%) Retail
7 60 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 42 (1.17%) Marketing
10 38 (1.06%) Electronics
11 37 (1.03%) Back Office
12 27 (0.75%) Advertising
13 21 (0.58%) Games
14 19 (0.53%) French Language
15 18 (0.50%) Publishing
16 16 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.42%) Front Office
18 7 (0.19%) Billing
19 6 (0.17%) Automotive
19 6 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 880 (24.46%) Analyst
2 774 (21.52%) Support Engineer
3 675 (18.77%) IT Support
4 550 (15.29%) Desktop Support
5 509 (14.15%) Support Analyst
6 370 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 340 (9.45%) IT Engineer
8 330 (9.17%) IT Analyst
9 302 (8.40%) Service Analyst
10 279 (7.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 258 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
12 256 (7.12%) IT Support Analyst
13 252 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
14 244 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 208 (5.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 174 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 161 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 161 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
18 147 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
18 147 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (1.86%) .NET
2 49 (1.36%) Web Services
3 48 (1.33%) Software Packaging
4 38 (1.06%) HTML
5 30 (0.83%) AngularJS
6 27 (0.75%) HTML5
7 23 (0.64%) CSS
8 21 (0.58%) Node.js
8 21 (0.58%) X-Windows
9 19 (0.53%) Angular 2
10 18 (0.50%) JSON
10 18 (0.50%) LDAP
11 17 (0.47%) REST
11 17 (0.47%) XML
12 16 (0.44%) COM
12 16 (0.44%) RESTful
13 14 (0.39%) Sass
13 14 (0.39%) SOAP
14 13 (0.36%) Redux
14 13 (0.36%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 232 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 218 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 108 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 107 (2.97%) Blackberry
6 96 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 89 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 89 (2.47%) iPhone
8 85 (2.36%) PKI
9 81 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 81 (2.25%) Thin Client
10 80 (2.22%) User Experience
11 67 (1.86%) Smartphone
12 64 (1.78%) Computer Science
13 54 (1.50%) iPad
14 43 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
15 39 (1.08%) Clustering
15 39 (1.08%) Replication
16 38 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,590 (99.81%) Windows
2 2,259 (62.80%) Windows 7
3 1,497 (41.62%) Windows Server
4 1,111 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 950 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 542 (15.07%) Windows 8
7 312 (8.67%) Linux
8 188 (5.23%) Android
9 185 (5.14%) Apple iOS
10 160 (4.45%) Mac OS X
11 132 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 122 (3.39%) Windows XP
13 108 (3.00%) Mac OS
14 50 (1.39%) CentOS
15 49 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 29 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (0.75%) Unix
18 14 (0.39%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.25%) Windows 2000
19 9 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (24.49%) ITIL
2 442 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
3 347 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 230 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (6.26%) Project Management
6 213 (5.92%) Migration
7 199 (5.53%) Service Delivery
8 198 (5.50%) Service Management
9 146 (4.06%) ITIL V3
10 139 (3.86%) Application Packaging
11 136 (3.78%) DevOps
12 135 (3.75%) ITSM
12 135 (3.75%) PRINCE2
13 124 (3.45%) Incident Management
14 118 (3.28%) Presales
15 113 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 113 (3.14%) Time Management
16 110 (3.06%) Asset Management
16 110 (3.06%) Mobile Device Management
17 98 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 545 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 289 (8.03%) SQL
3 129 (3.59%) VBScript
4 64 (1.78%) C#
5 55 (1.53%) VB
6 45 (1.25%) C
7 41 (1.14%) Python
8 30 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 28 (0.78%) C++
10 26 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 21 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 16 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.36%) Go
14 13 (0.36%) PHP
14 13 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.33%) VBA
16 11 (0.31%) Perl
17 10 (0.28%) Java
17 10 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 452 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 255 (7.09%) MCSE
3 240 (6.67%) Degree
4 194 (5.39%) MCP
5 152 (4.23%) MCSA
6 151 (4.20%) Security Cleared
7 113 (3.14%) SC Cleared
8 80 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 79 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 61 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
11 60 (1.67%) A+ Certification
12 57 (1.58%) CCNA
12 57 (1.58%) MCDST
13 53 (1.47%) MCITP
14 48 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
15 43 (1.20%) DV Cleared
16 33 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 29 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
18 26 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
19 23 (0.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (8.70%) SLA
2 68 (1.89%) GDPR
3 47 (1.31%) QA
4 38 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.22%) PMO
6 8 (0.22%) PSD2
7 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) COBIT
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.056%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.056%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.028%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,350 (65.33%) Active Directory
2 565 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 466 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 290 (8.06%) XenApp
5 238 (6.62%) XenDesktop
6 179 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
7 149 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 89 (2.47%) vSphere
9 85 (2.36%) BitLocker
10 77 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (1.14%) XenServer
12 39 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
13 32 (0.89%) Docker
14 28 (0.78%) Terminal Services
15 25 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
16 24 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
17 23 (0.64%) Terminal Server
18 13 (0.36%) pfSense
19 12 (0.33%) Firmware
19 12 (0.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 795 (22.10%) SCCM
2 132 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 121 (3.36%) WSUS
4 107 (2.97%) SCOM
5 66 (1.83%) Backup Exec
6 54 (1.50%) SCOrch
7 52 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 45 (1.25%) vRealize
9 37 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 36 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 35 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 30 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
13 27 (0.75%) ZABBIX
14 26 (0.72%) vCenter Server
15 24 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
16 22 (0.61%) Ansible
16 22 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
16 22 (0.61%) XenMobile
17 21 (0.58%) Perfmon
18 20 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2,072 (57.60%) Microsoft
2 971 (26.99%) VMware
3 808 (22.46%) Citrix
4 432 (12.01%) Cisco
5 278 (7.73%) Apple
6 183 (5.09%) HP
7 133 (3.70%) Dell
7 133 (3.70%) Ivanti
8 107 (2.97%) Bloomberg
9 93 (2.59%) Veeam
10 87 (2.42%) ServiceNow
11 83 (2.31%) Adobe
12 78 (2.17%) Avaya
13 76 (2.11%) McAfee
14 72 (2.00%) Reuters
15 71 (1.97%) Symantec
16 68 (1.89%) iManage
17 60 (1.67%) Meraki
18 53 (1.47%) Remedy
19 52 (1.45%) NetApp