Period
to 16 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 96 150
Rank change year-on-year -63 +54 +52
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 1,287 4,044 3,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 3.21% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 14.29% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 3,565 3,138
Median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% -3.23% +8.76%

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 12,833 28,306 35,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.61% 22.44% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,540 22,943 28,617
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +5.00%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 -56 1,206 £32,500 - 232
UK excluding London -37 835 £29,000 -3.33% 193
London -86 421 £45,000 +25.00% 58
South East -23 273 £29,000 -3.33% 55
North of England -53 182 £26,500 -5.36% 59
Work from Home -64 145 £40,000 -36.00% 22
South West -32 125 £32,000 +18.52% 23
Midlands -33 124 £27,500 -21.43% 22
Yorkshire -19 94 £26,500 -3.64% 22
West Midlands +12 81 £29,000 -17.14% 12
East of England +55 77 £30,000 -4.76% 13
North West -63 71 £28,750 +2.68% 32
East Midlands -39 46 £27,500 -21.43% 10
Wales +23 31 £32,500 +26.21% 10
Scotland -23 24 £35,250 +23.68% 9
North East 0 17 £33,500 +3.08% 5
Channel Islands +2 1 £36,000 +44.00%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 1,268 (98.52%) Windows
2 935 (72.65%) Active Directory
3 794 (61.69%) Office 365
4 777 (60.37%) Microsoft
5 466 (36.21%) Windows Server
6 409 (31.78%) Azure
7 346 (26.88%) VMware
8 330 (25.64%) Windows 7
9 308 (23.93%) Microsoft Office
10 303 (23.54%) ITIL
11 276 (21.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 260 (20.20%) SCCM
13 233 (18.10%) DNS
14 227 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 221 (17.17%) Citrix
16 218 (16.94%) MS Exchange
17 212 (16.47%) Windows Server 2016
18 207 (16.08%) PowerShell
19 204 (15.85%) DHCP
20 186 (14.45%) Firewall
21 180 (13.99%) SharePoint
22 173 (13.44%) TCP/IP
23 170 (13.21%) SLA
23 170 (13.21%) Cisco
24 169 (13.13%) Microsoft Intune
25 150 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
26 147 (11.42%) Finance
27 146 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
28 145 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
29 142 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 218 (16.94%) MS Exchange
2 180 (13.99%) SharePoint
3 60 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 30 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (1.86%) IIS
9 20 (1.55%) Confluence
10 11 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.47%) Apache
12 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.31%) CMS
14 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.16%) nginx
16 1 (0.078%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.078%) Drupal
16 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
Applications
1 308 (23.93%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.078%) Revit
6 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.23%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.078%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.078%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 794 (61.69%) Office 365
2 409 (31.78%) Azure
3 142 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 64 (4.97%) AWS
5 58 (4.51%) OneDrive
6 32 (2.49%) PaaS
7 30 (2.33%) IaaS
8 25 (1.94%) Mimecast
9 24 (1.86%) SaaS
10 22 (1.71%) G Suite
11 13 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.47%) Slack
13 5 (0.39%) GCP
14 4 (0.31%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.23%) Google Docs
15 3 (0.23%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.23%) Google Sheets
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 233 (18.10%) DNS
2 204 (15.85%) DHCP
3 186 (14.45%) Firewall
4 173 (13.44%) TCP/IP
5 138 (10.72%) VPN
6 106 (8.24%) LAN
7 105 (8.16%) WAN
8 99 (7.69%) VoIP
9 64 (4.97%) Skype
10 55 (4.27%) Wireless
11 51 (3.96%) SAN
12 42 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
13 41 (3.19%) VLAN
14 38 (2.95%) PBX
15 36 (2.80%) Unified Communications
16 30 (2.33%) VSAN
17 28 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
18 26 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (2.02%) Internet
19 22 (1.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (0.62%) MySQL
4 7 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (0.23%) GIS
6 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.16%) Apache Ignite
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.078%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.078%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.078%) Power BI
8 1 (0.078%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.71%) JIRA
2 10 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.62%) MSI
4 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.23%) GitLab
6 3 (0.23%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.078%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.078%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.078%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.078%) JBehave
8 1 (0.078%) JUnit
8 1 (0.078%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.078%) Selenium
8 1 (0.078%) TestCafe
8 1 (0.078%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.078%) WebDriver
General
1 147 (11.42%) Finance
2 75 (5.83%) Legal
3 50 (3.89%) Banking
4 46 (3.57%) Law
5 39 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.56%) Digital Economy
6 33 (2.56%) Public Sector
7 24 (1.86%) Marketing
8 23 (1.79%) Electronics
8 23 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.01%) Games
9 13 (1.01%) Retail
10 9 (0.70%) Back Office
10 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.54%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) French Language
12 3 (0.23%) German Language
12 3 (0.23%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 288 (22.38%) Analyst
2 231 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 217 (16.86%) IT Support
4 147 (11.42%) IT Engineer
5 137 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 123 (9.56%) Support Analyst
7 118 (9.17%) Service Analyst
8 114 (8.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 109 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 103 (8.00%) IT Analyst
11 95 (7.38%) Desktop Support
12 90 (6.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 79 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 64 (4.97%) 1st Line Support
15 63 (4.90%) Team Leader
16 61 (4.74%) Desktop Engineer
16 61 (4.74%) IT Support Analyst
17 57 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 52 (4.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 52 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.40%) Web Services
2 8 (0.62%) OAuth
2 8 (0.62%) SAML
3 6 (0.47%) .NET
4 5 (0.39%) CSS
4 5 (0.39%) LDAP
4 5 (0.39%) WSH
4 5 (0.39%) XMPP
5 4 (0.31%) HTML
6 3 (0.23%) COM
6 3 (0.23%) LAMP
6 3 (0.23%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.23%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.16%) SOAP
8 1 (0.078%) Ajax
8 1 (0.078%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.078%) HTML5
8 1 (0.078%) Node.js
8 1 (0.078%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.078%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 60 (4.66%) Driving Licence
2 60 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.19%) Smartphone
5 37 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.87%) User Experience
6 25 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 17 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.32%) iPhone
9 16 (1.24%) Clustering
10 15 (1.17%) Replication
11 13 (1.01%) PKI
12 12 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.93%) iPad
13 11 (0.85%) Blog
14 9 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.62%) CMDB
15 8 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,268 (98.52%) Windows
2 466 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 330 (25.64%) Windows 7
4 276 (21.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 212 (16.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 150 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (9.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 76 (5.91%) Linux
9 73 (5.67%) Windows 8
10 53 (4.12%) Android
11 39 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 36 (2.80%) Mac OS
13 23 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.93%) CentOS
16 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.62%) Unix
18 5 (0.39%) VMS
19 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (23.54%) ITIL
2 146 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
3 126 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 115 (8.94%) Service Management
5 67 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 65 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 62 (4.82%) Migration
8 57 (4.43%) Line Management
9 51 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (3.89%) Project Management
11 48 (3.73%) Document Management
12 47 (3.65%) Incident Management
13 46 (3.57%) ITIL V3
13 46 (3.57%) Mentoring
14 45 (3.50%) IT Strategy
14 45 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
15 44 (3.42%) Coaching
16 43 (3.34%) Application Packaging
17 42 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (3.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (16.08%) PowerShell
2 91 (7.07%) SQL
3 25 (1.94%) Python
4 22 (1.71%) VB
5 20 (1.55%) C
6 16 (1.24%) C#
7 14 (1.09%) VBScript
8 8 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.54%) PHP
10 6 (0.47%) Perl
10 6 (0.47%) VBA
11 5 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.31%) C++
12 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.31%) VB6
13 2 (0.16%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.16%) Java
13 2 (0.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 145 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (7.38%) MCSE
3 84 (6.53%) Security Cleared
4 76 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 57 (4.43%) Degree
6 50 (3.89%) MCP
6 50 (3.89%) MCSA
7 44 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 43 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (3.11%) CCNA
10 36 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (2.02%) MCITP
12 18 (1.40%) A+ Certification
13 15 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.85%) VCP6
15 10 (0.78%) CCNP
16 9 (0.70%) MCTS
16 9 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.62%) DBS Check
18 7 (0.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (13.21%) SLA
2 53 (4.12%) GDPR
3 19 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (0.62%) QA
7 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) BS25999
9 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.078%) COBIT
10 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.078%) NIST
10 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 935 (72.65%) Active Directory
2 227 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (10.80%) Hyper-V
4 86 (6.68%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (3.42%) vSphere
6 33 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (2.18%) XenApp
8 26 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 22 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 22 (1.71%) VMware NSX
10 20 (1.55%) BitLocker
11 17 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.24%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (0.47%) pfSense
14 6 (0.47%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.39%) Docker
15 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 260 (20.20%) SCCM
2 169 (13.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (2.49%) WSUS
4 21 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 18 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
5 18 (1.40%) vCenter Server
6 13 (1.01%) AirWatch
6 13 (1.01%) Ansible
7 11 (0.85%) SCOM
8 10 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (0.62%) Puppet
10 7 (0.54%) CASB
11 6 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.47%) PaperCut
12 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.39%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 777 (60.37%) Microsoft
2 346 (26.88%) VMware
3 221 (17.17%) Citrix
4 170 (13.21%) Cisco
5 84 (6.53%) Apple
6 67 (5.21%) HP
7 44 (3.42%) Dell
8 42 (3.26%) Veeam
9 38 (2.95%) Sophos
10 36 (2.80%) ServiceNow
11 35 (2.72%) Avaya
12 28 (2.18%) Juniper
13 27 (2.10%) iManage
13 27 (2.10%) SolarWinds
14 26 (2.02%) Google
15 25 (1.94%) NetApp
16 24 (1.86%) Meraki
17 20 (1.55%) Ivanti
17 20 (1.55%) Mitel
17 20 (1.55%) Remedy