Period
to 16 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 404 1240
Rank change year-on-year +150 +836 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2433 1523 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 0.77% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 3.02% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 1350 62
UK median annual salary £32,423 £31,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.93% -23.64% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £25,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £28,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -25.97% -

Windows 10 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43784 50354 57551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 25.42% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35683 42924 48301
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,533
% change year-on-year - +3.81% +2.75%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 +149 2329 £32,500 +3.17% 178
UK excluding London +118 1368 £28,500 - 136
London +152 1037 £37,500 +7.14% 54
South East +92 467 £29,000 -3.33% 38
North of England +111 272 £27,500 -18.52% 39
Midlands +89 239 £29,000 +4.50% 25
East of England +87 205 £30,000 +13.21% 9
North West +61 174 £27,500 -31.25% 21
West Midlands +78 162 £29,028 -3.24% 15
South West +7 116 £30,500 +25.77% 13
Yorkshire +48 95 £26,000 - 15
East Midlands +28 76 £27,500 +14.58% 10
Wales +23 40 £27,500 -10.57% 4
Scotland +24 25 £28,750 -41.33% 8
Northern Ireland -12 4 £23,500 -6.00%
North East - 3 £20,250 - 3
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 2429 (99.84%) Windows
2 1742 (71.60%) Windows 7
3 1499 (61.61%) Active Directory
4 1438 (59.10%) Microsoft
5 1081 (44.43%) Windows Server
6 975 (40.07%) Office 365
7 912 (37.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 789 (32.43%) VMware
9 786 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
10 766 (31.48%) MS Exchange
11 721 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 640 (26.30%) Windows 8
13 616 (25.32%) ITIL
14 502 (20.63%) DNS
15 485 (19.93%) SCCM
16 471 (19.36%) Citrix
16 471 (19.36%) Firewall
17 454 (18.66%) Cisco
18 437 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 424 (17.43%) DHCP
20 407 (16.73%) Hyper-V
21 385 (15.82%) TCP/IP
21 385 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 376 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2010
23 338 (13.89%) PowerShell
24 326 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
25 321 (13.19%) LAN
26 318 (13.07%) Finance
27 308 (12.66%) SQL Server
28 295 (12.12%) SQL

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
1 766 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 376 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 244 (10.03%) SharePoint
4 231 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 156 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 78 (3.21%) IIS
7 76 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 73 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 41 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.07%) IBM Notes
12 21 (0.86%) Confluence
13 17 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (0.66%) CMS
15 15 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.58%) MS Project Server
17 9 (0.37%) Apache
17 9 (0.37%) SAS
17 9 (0.37%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 786 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
2 119 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.16%) Revit
10 3 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.082%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.082%) InCopy
11 2 (0.082%) InDesign
11 2 (0.082%) Snagit
12 1 (0.041%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 20 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.16%) assyst
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.082%) Eikon
7 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.082%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.041%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.041%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.041%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.041%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 975 (40.07%) Office 365
2 326 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (2.88%) Mimecast
5 49 (2.01%) OneDrive
6 48 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (1.77%) IaaS
8 35 (1.44%) G Suite
9 20 (0.82%) Dropbox
9 20 (0.82%) PaaS
10 17 (0.70%) SaaS
11 16 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.41%) Yammer
14 8 (0.33%) OpenDNS
15 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.041%) MailChimp
17 1 (0.041%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 502 (20.63%) DNS
2 471 (19.36%) Firewall
3 424 (17.43%) DHCP
4 385 (15.82%) TCP/IP
5 321 (13.19%) LAN
6 281 (11.55%) WAN
7 247 (10.15%) SAN
8 231 (9.49%) VPN
9 172 (7.07%) VoIP
10 157 (6.45%) Skype
11 110 (4.52%) VLAN
12 101 (4.15%) Wireless
13 99 (4.07%) Internet
14 72 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
15 54 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
16 47 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
17 45 (1.85%) Network Security
18 39 (1.60%) NAS
19 37 (1.52%) Intranet
20 32 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (0.70%) MySQL
6 17 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.12%) Power BI
14 2 (0.082%) GIS
14 2 (0.082%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (3.49%) MSI
2 28 (1.15%) JIRA
3 27 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 23 (0.95%) InstallShield
5 20 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.58%) Subversion
7 9 (0.37%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.21%) AdminStudio
8 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.16%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.12%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.12%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.082%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.082%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.082%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.041%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.041%) gulp
General
1 318 (13.07%) Finance
2 127 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.10%) Law
4 112 (4.60%) Legal
5 86 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 51 (2.10%) Banking
7 38 (1.56%) Advertising
8 32 (1.32%) Retail
9 29 (1.19%) Automotive
10 23 (0.95%) Marketing
11 18 (0.74%) Electronics
12 17 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.62%) Publishing
14 14 (0.58%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.41%) Games
16 9 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.29%) Back Office
18 6 (0.25%) French Language
18 6 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 596 (24.50%) Analyst
2 565 (23.22%) Support Engineer
3 458 (18.82%) IT Support
4 385 (15.82%) Support Analyst
5 354 (14.55%) Desktop Support
6 286 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 285 (11.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 272 (11.18%) IT Engineer
9 207 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 179 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
11 166 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
12 153 (6.29%) IT Analyst
13 150 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 143 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 134 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 129 (5.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 126 (5.18%) IT Support Analyst
18 124 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 117 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
20 112 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.01%) .NET
2 38 (1.56%) CSS
3 34 (1.40%) Software Packaging
4 27 (1.11%) HTML
5 18 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.62%) WCF
7 14 (0.58%) HTML5
8 11 (0.45%) 802.1X
8 11 (0.45%) Web Services
8 11 (0.45%) XML
9 10 (0.41%) COM
10 9 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.37%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.25%) WPF
13 5 (0.21%) Entity Framework
13 5 (0.21%) Hibernate
13 5 (0.21%) MFC
13 5 (0.21%) Spring
13 5 (0.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 126 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.23%) Driving Licence
3 99 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 82 (3.37%) Hedge funds
5 75 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 63 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 59 (2.42%) Smartphone
8 57 (2.34%) iPad
9 53 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.69%) iPhone
11 39 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 39 (1.60%) Thin Client
12 34 (1.40%) BYOD
13 33 (1.36%) User Experience
14 29 (1.19%) Replication
15 28 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
16 23 (0.95%) PDA
16 23 (0.95%) Public Cloud
17 18 (0.74%) e-Learning
17 18 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2429 (99.84%) Windows
2 1742 (71.60%) Windows 7
3 1081 (44.43%) Windows Server
4 912 (37.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 721 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 640 (26.30%) Windows 8
7 185 (7.60%) Android
8 175 (7.19%) Linux
9 163 (6.70%) Apple iOS
10 131 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 129 (5.30%) Mac OS X
12 128 (5.26%) Windows XP
13 64 (2.63%) Mac OS
14 35 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 34 (1.40%) Windows Vista
16 29 (1.19%) Windows Phone
17 24 (0.99%) Unix
18 17 (0.70%) CentOS
19 16 (0.66%) Ubuntu
20 13 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (25.32%) ITIL
2 135 (5.55%) Service Management
3 115 (4.73%) Project Management
4 109 (4.48%) Application Packaging
5 102 (4.19%) Service Delivery
6 87 (3.58%) Migration
7 86 (3.53%) Mentoring
8 79 (3.25%) ITIL V3
9 78 (3.21%) CRM
10 75 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
12 69 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 67 (2.75%) Problem Management
14 60 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 59 (2.42%) ERP
16 57 (2.34%) Asset Management
16 57 (2.34%) Incident Management
17 56 (2.30%) Change Management
18 55 (2.26%) Configuration Management
19 53 (2.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 338 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 295 (12.12%) SQL
3 67 (2.75%) C#
4 64 (2.63%) VB
5 54 (2.22%) VBScript
6 35 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 29 (1.19%) C++
8 26 (1.07%) C
9 25 (1.03%) Java
10 21 (0.86%) Python
11 17 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.62%) VBA
13 14 (0.58%) PHP
14 9 (0.37%) Perl
15 5 (0.21%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.16%) Korn
16 4 (0.16%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.12%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.12%) C-shell
17 3 (0.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 385 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 253 (10.40%) MCSE
3 239 (9.82%) Degree
4 160 (6.58%) MCSA
5 150 (6.17%) MCP
6 112 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
7 98 (4.03%) CCNA
8 84 (3.45%) Security Cleared
9 70 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 50 (2.06%) MCITP
11 46 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (1.48%) A+ Certification
12 36 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
14 28 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (0.78%) MCDST
16 16 (0.66%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.58%) CCA
17 14 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (7.19%) SLA
2 35 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.90%) QA
4 11 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.21%) GDPR
7 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.041%) PMO
System Software
1 1499 (61.61%) Active Directory
2 437 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 407 (16.73%) Hyper-V
4 173 (7.11%) XenApp
5 146 (6.00%) vSphere
6 108 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 107 (4.40%) XenDesktop
8 92 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
9 56 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
11 37 (1.52%) VirtualBox
12 29 (1.19%) Terminal Services
13 27 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
14 25 (1.03%) Terminal Server
15 17 (0.70%) XenServer
16 15 (0.62%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.33%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.29%) Firmware
19 5 (0.21%) Xen
20 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 485 (19.93%) SCCM
2 102 (4.19%) Backup Exec
3 63 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 63 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 54 (2.22%) WSUS
5 46 (1.89%) SCOM
6 41 (1.69%) AirWatch
7 19 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 16 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 14 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 13 (0.53%) XenMobile
11 11 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
11 11 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
12 10 (0.41%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.41%) SCSM
13 9 (0.37%) SmoothWall
14 8 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1438 (59.10%) Microsoft
2 789 (32.43%) VMware
3 471 (19.36%) Citrix
4 454 (18.66%) Cisco
5 191 (7.85%) HP
6 151 (6.21%) Apple
7 133 (5.47%) Veeam
8 118 (4.85%) Dell
9 103 (4.23%) Symantec
10 91 (3.74%) Reuters
11 85 (3.49%) Bloomberg
12 79 (3.25%) AppSense
13 52 (2.14%) Meraki
14 50 (2.06%) Remedy
15 47 (1.93%) Avaya
16 44 (1.81%) Google
17 43 (1.77%) Sophos
18 42 (1.73%) iManage
19 40 (1.64%) NetApp
20 39 (1.60%) MobileIron