Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 141 143
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 83 150 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.42% 1.95% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 9.55% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 86 141 140
Median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% -3.44%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,250 £19,475
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.19% -1.54% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 811 1,570 1,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.67% 20.41% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,186 1,400
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in the West Midlands

Windows 10
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 10 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in the West Midlands

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 10 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in the West Midlands

Windows 10
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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
Birmingham +25 31 £42,500 +44.07%
Solihull +11 10 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Staffordshire +19 9 £30,000 -17.81% 3
Worcestershire +22 8 £27,500 -44.44% 1
Willenhall - 6 £26,250 -
Warwickshire +40 5 £45,000 +60.71%
Herefordshire +25 4 - - 2
Coventry +20 3 £35,000 -9.68% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £22,500 -
Shropshire +25 1 - - 1
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (60.24%) Active Directory
3 43 (51.81%) Office 365
4 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
5 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
6 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
6 27 (32.53%) SCCM
7 24 (28.92%) ITIL
8 21 (25.30%) DHCP
8 21 (25.30%) VMware
8 21 (25.30%) Azure
9 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
9 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (22.89%) Cisco
10 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
10 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (20.48%) Citrix
12 15 (18.07%) DNS
13 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
13 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
14 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
15 11 (13.25%) VPN
15 11 (13.25%) Dell
15 11 (13.25%) Symantec
15 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (12.05%) Finance
16 10 (12.05%) OneDrive
17 9 (10.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 9 (10.84%) Adobe

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (51.81%) Office 365
2 21 (25.30%) Azure
3 10 (12.05%) OneDrive
4 8 (9.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (7.23%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.61%) PaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.41%) SaaS
8 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) DHCP
2 15 (18.07%) DNS
3 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.25%) VPN
5 5 (6.02%) Wireless
6 4 (4.82%) LAN
6 4 (4.82%) VLAN
7 3 (3.61%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.41%) Skype
8 2 (2.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.20%) Broadband
9 1 (1.20%) IPsec
9 1 (1.20%) PSTN
9 1 (1.20%) SAN
9 1 (1.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.41%) MS Access
2 2 (2.41%) Power BI
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Analyst
1 14 (16.87%) IT Support
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.23%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) IT Support Specialist
5 6 (7.23%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.82%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Device Driver
2 6 (7.23%) FMCG
3 4 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Handset
6 1 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.61%) Break/Fix
5 3 (3.61%) Coaching
5 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.61%) Presales
5 3 (3.61%) Project Delivery
5 3 (3.61%) Project Management
5 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.41%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (2.41%) Change Control
6 2 (2.41%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.41%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (2.41%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.82%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) MOS
6 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) GDPR
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 50 (60.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) DFS Replication
4 4 (4.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.82%) XenApp
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) SCCM
2 9 (10.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (9.64%) WSUS
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.82%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.82%) SCOM
5 4 (4.82%) SCSM
5 4 (4.82%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.82%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Cisco
4 17 (20.48%) Citrix
5 11 (13.25%) Dell
5 11 (13.25%) Symantec
6 9 (10.84%) Adobe
7 5 (6.02%) Meraki
8 4 (4.82%) CommVault
8 4 (4.82%) HP
9 3 (3.61%) Samsung
9 3 (3.61%) Toshiba
9 3 (3.61%) Xerox
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.41%) NetApp
10 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.41%) Veeam
11 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.20%) McAfee