Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 151 175
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 +58
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 171 157 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.34% 1.87% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.32% 9.81% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 140 116 136
West Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.76% +26.00%
10th Percentile £21,863 £20,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,375 £50,000 £48,809
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% +1.61%

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 1,511 1,600 2,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.69% 19.10% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,303 1,808
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,785
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.98% +2.24%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,813
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +30 73 £32,000 +18.52% 17
Solihull +14 27 £33,750 +12.50% 6
Staffordshire +20 20 £25,750 +3.00% 2
Coventry +1 16 £52,500 +69.35% 5
Warwickshire -27 10 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Dudley - 9 £26,500 - 1
Worcestershire -10 6 £27,500 -40.22% 2
Walsall -7 3 £22,250 -17.59% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £20,000 -
Shropshire +15 2 £21,500 -24.56% 8
Wolverhampton +11 1 - -
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (72.51%) Active Directory
3 111 (64.91%) Microsoft
4 102 (59.65%) Office 365
5 66 (38.60%) Windows 7
6 57 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 55 (32.16%) SCCM
8 52 (30.41%) ITIL
8 52 (30.41%) Azure
9 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (25.15%) DHCP
10 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
10 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Intune
11 38 (22.22%) DNS
12 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (18.13%) MS Exchange
14 30 (17.54%) VMware
15 29 (16.96%) Hyper-V
16 26 (15.20%) Firewall
17 24 (14.04%) Citrix
18 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
19 21 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
20 20 (11.70%) Change Management
20 20 (11.70%) HP
20 20 (11.70%) SLA
21 19 (11.11%) Finance
22 18 (10.53%) Service Delivery
22 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
23 17 (9.94%) Break/Fix

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 31 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 102 (59.65%) Office 365
2 52 (30.41%) Azure
3 21 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (7.60%) OneDrive
5 9 (5.26%) AWS
6 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.92%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.34%) G Suite
9 2 (1.17%) Yammer
10 1 (0.58%) IaaS
10 1 (0.58%) iTunes
10 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.58%) PaaS
10 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.15%) DHCP
2 38 (22.22%) DNS
3 26 (15.20%) Firewall
4 17 (9.94%) VPN
5 15 (8.77%) LAN
5 15 (8.77%) WAN
6 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.43%) Unified Communications
8 9 (5.26%) SAN
8 9 (5.26%) VoIP
8 9 (5.26%) Wireless
9 8 (4.68%) VLAN
10 7 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.92%) NAS
12 4 (2.34%) Internet
13 3 (1.75%) Skype
14 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.17%) IPsec
14 2 (1.17%) Network Security
14 2 (1.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.34%) Power BI
4 3 (1.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) MSI
2 2 (1.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Retail
3 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.09%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.51%) Law
5 3 (1.75%) Automotive
5 3 (1.75%) Local Government
5 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.17%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.54%) IT Support
2 27 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 25 (14.62%) IT Engineer
4 22 (12.87%) Analyst
5 15 (8.77%) Consultant
5 15 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (6.43%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.85%) Architect
7 10 (5.85%) Citrix Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Desktop Specialist
9 7 (4.09%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.17%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.58%) RESTful
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Data Centre
1 12 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.26%) Handset
3 7 (4.09%) Device Driver
3 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.34%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) Replication
8 2 (1.17%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.17%) EPoS
8 2 (1.17%) iPhone
8 2 (1.17%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.58%) CCTV
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (38.60%) Windows 7
3 57 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.19%) Linux
7 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.26%) Android
9 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.09%) CentOS
10 7 (4.09%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.51%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) ITIL
2 20 (11.70%) Change Management
3 18 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 17 (9.94%) Break/Fix
4 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.19%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (8.19%) Mobile Device Management
6 14 (8.19%) Presales
7 13 (7.60%) Migration
8 12 (7.02%) Application Packaging
8 12 (7.02%) ITSM
8 12 (7.02%) Project Delivery
8 12 (7.02%) Project Management
9 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.85%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.85%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.94%) SQL
3 4 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.17%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VBA
5 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.26%) CCNA
2 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 7 (4.09%) MCSE
4 6 (3.51%) MCSA
5 4 (2.34%) CCA
5 4 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.34%) MCP
6 2 (1.17%) Degree
7 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MBA
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) MCTS
7 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.70%) SLA
2 8 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 124 (72.51%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.96%) Hyper-V
3 21 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.60%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (5.85%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.51%) Firmware
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.92%) BitLocker
8 4 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.34%) vSphere
8 4 (2.34%) XenApp
9 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.58%) Docker
10 1 (0.58%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 55 (32.16%) SCCM
2 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.51%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.34%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.75%) WSUS
6 2 (1.17%) Ansible
6 2 (1.17%) AppDNA
6 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) Icinga
7 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.58%) Nagios
7 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.54%) VMware
3 24 (14.04%) Citrix
4 20 (11.70%) HP
5 17 (9.94%) Cisco
6 15 (8.77%) Symantec
7 12 (7.02%) Dell
7 12 (7.02%) ServiceNow
8 10 (5.85%) Veeam
9 9 (5.26%) Ivanti
10 8 (4.68%) Apple
11 7 (4.09%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.51%) Becrypt
12 6 (3.51%) iManage
12 6 (3.51%) McAfee
12 6 (3.51%) NetApp
12 6 (3.51%) Remedy
12 6 (3.51%) Samsung
12 6 (3.51%) Sony
13 5 (2.92%) Avaya