Period
to 19 January 2021

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

Microsoft Windows 10
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 119 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +62
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 82 156 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.34% 2.32% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.05% 10.80% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 137 153
Median annual salary £29,000 £34,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.94% +11.29% -1.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £67,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 742 1,445 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.19% 21.51% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 569 1,146 1,257
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,263 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 19 January 2021.

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 19 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
Birmingham -4 25 £28,000 -19.42% 5
Solihull +13 20 £24,500 -45.56% 1
Coventry +36 12 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Warwickshire +22 11 £30,000 -53.85%
Staffordshire +21 7 £25,000 -2.91% 2
Worcestershire +11 2 £20,000 -27.27%
Wolverhampton -8 2 £22,500 -
Dudley +10 1 £52,500 +98.11%
Windows 10
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (68.29%) Office 365
3 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
4 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
5 31 (37.80%) ITIL
6 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
7 24 (29.27%) Citrix
8 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (23.17%) SLA
9 18 (21.95%) VMware
10 17 (20.73%) Azure
10 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
11 15 (18.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.29%) DHCP
12 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
12 14 (17.07%) Firewall
12 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
13 13 (15.85%) Legal
13 13 (15.85%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (14.63%) Service Management
14 12 (14.63%) VPN
14 12 (14.63%) GDPR
14 12 (14.63%) Ticket Management
15 11 (13.41%) Line Management
15 11 (13.41%) Coaching
15 11 (13.41%) Escalation Management
15 11 (13.41%) DNS

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 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Confluence
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 56 (68.29%) Office 365
2 17 (20.73%) Azure
3 2 (2.44%) AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) DHCP
1 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.07%) Firewall
3 12 (14.63%) VPN
4 11 (13.41%) DNS
5 10 (12.20%) VoIP
6 9 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (8.54%) WAN
8 6 (7.32%) LAN
9 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.66%) Intranet
10 3 (3.66%) OpenVPN
10 3 (3.66%) VLAN
11 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.44%) Wireless
12 1 (1.22%) Internet
12 1 (1.22%) MPLS
12 1 (1.22%) PBX
12 1 (1.22%) SAN
12 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) JBehave
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) JUnit
1 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
1 1 (1.22%) TestCafe
1 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (15.85%) Legal
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Digital Economy
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) IT Support
2 19 (23.17%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 15 (18.29%) Team Leader
4 14 (17.07%) IT Engineer
5 13 (15.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.54%) IT Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Support
7 7 (8.54%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Support Technician
8 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) IT Manager
9 5 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) IT Technician
9 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
2 1 (1.22%) CSS3
2 1 (1.22%) GraphQL
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) HTML5
2 1 (1.22%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) iPhone
3 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) EPoS
4 1 (1.22%) IPTV
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (6.10%) Android
8 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.66%) Linux
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Service Management
2 12 (14.63%) Ticket Management
3 11 (13.41%) Coaching
3 11 (13.41%) Document Management
3 11 (13.41%) Escalation Management
3 11 (13.41%) Line Management
4 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.54%) Preventative Maintenance
6 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.32%) Project Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Server Management
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.66%) Break/Fix
9 3 (3.66%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) VBA
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CEH
4 1 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSA
4 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) SLA
2 12 (14.63%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.73%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.66%) pfSense
6 2 (2.44%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.22%) Varnish
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) Citrix
3 18 (21.95%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.10%) Apple
7 3 (3.66%) Meraki
8 2 (2.44%) Twitter
9 1 (1.22%) Aruba
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) ConnectWise
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Veeam