Period
to 22 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 239 202 142
Rank change year-on-year -37 -60 +70
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 388 147 163
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.33% 1.36% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 6.21% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 291 130 141
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -36.00% +42.05%
75th Percentile £53,625 £58,438 £73,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,877 2,366 1,280
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.68% 21.90% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,689 2,144 1,126
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,500 £33,875
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £42,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows 10
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows 10 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Windows 10 trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows 10
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Windows 10.

Windows 10 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Windows 10
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Windows 10 over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Windows 10 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, Windows 10 job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Windows 10.

1 387 (99.74%) Windows
2 322 (82.99%) Microsoft 365
3 286 (73.71%) Microsoft
3 286 (73.71%) Active Directory
4 179 (46.13%) Windows Server
5 166 (42.78%) Azure
6 146 (37.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 134 (34.54%) SCCM
8 112 (28.87%) Social Skills
9 107 (27.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 96 (24.74%) VMware
11 79 (20.36%) SharePoint
12 78 (20.10%) VPN
13 77 (19.85%) Presales
14 75 (19.33%) Security Cleared
15 72 (18.56%) SC Cleared
16 70 (18.04%) Finance
17 66 (17.01%) ITIL
18 64 (16.49%) PowerShell
19 62 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
19 62 (15.98%) Firewall
20 57 (14.69%) Data Centre
21 56 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
22 54 (13.92%) Citrix
23 51 (13.14%) Windows 7
23 51 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 50 (12.89%) Windows Server 2016
25 49 (12.63%) OneDrive
26 48 (12.37%) MS Exchange

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 79 (20.36%) SharePoint
2 48 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 30 (7.73%) IIS
4 9 (2.32%) Confluence
4 9 (2.32%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.06%) WordPress
6 6 (1.55%) CMS
6 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 62 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) Blender
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 322 (82.99%) Microsoft 365
2 166 (42.78%) Azure
3 107 (27.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 49 (12.63%) OneDrive
5 28 (7.22%) IaaS
6 24 (6.19%) SaaS
7 21 (5.41%) PaaS
8 14 (3.61%) AWS
8 14 (3.61%) Google Workspace
9 13 (3.35%) Mimecast
10 9 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.06%) Power Platform
11 8 (2.06%) PowerApps
12 7 (1.80%) Power Automate
13 5 (1.29%) Slack
14 4 (1.03%) ShareGate
15 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.52%) GCP
16 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
16 1 (0.26%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.10%) VPN
2 62 (15.98%) Firewall
3 47 (12.11%) TCP/IP
4 45 (11.60%) Unified Communications
5 44 (11.34%) LAN
5 44 (11.34%) WAN
6 41 (10.57%) DHCP
7 39 (10.05%) DNS
8 30 (7.73%) VoIP
9 21 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (4.12%) VLAN
11 13 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (2.58%) SAN
13 9 (2.32%) Skype
14 8 (2.06%) IPsec
14 8 (2.06%) SSL
14 8 (2.06%) WebEx
15 7 (1.80%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.80%) NetScaler
16 3 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.32%) MySQL
3 8 (2.06%) InfluxDB
3 8 (2.06%) MariaDB
3 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.80%) Power BI
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 10 (2.58%) JIRA
2 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (28.87%) Social Skills
2 70 (18.04%) Finance
3 17 (4.38%) Retail
4 15 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.35%) Organisational Skills
6 10 (2.58%) Banking
6 10 (2.58%) Law
6 10 (2.58%) Marketing
7 8 (2.06%) Advertising
7 8 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.29%) Military
10 5 (1.29%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.03%) Automotive
11 4 (1.03%) Publishing
12 3 (0.77%) French Language
13 2 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (18.81%) Analyst
2 61 (15.72%) IT Support
3 58 (14.95%) Consultant
4 57 (14.69%) Support Engineer
5 50 (12.89%) IT Engineer
6 48 (12.37%) Technical Consultant
7 43 (11.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 43 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 40 (10.31%) Support Analyst
9 33 (8.51%) IT Analyst
10 30 (7.73%) Service Analyst
11 29 (7.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (6.44%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
13 24 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
14 23 (5.93%) IT Support Analyst
15 21 (5.41%) Desktop Support
16 20 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 20 (5.15%) Project Engineer
17 18 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.32%) SAML
2 6 (1.55%) LDAP
3 5 (1.29%) ServiceStack
4 4 (1.03%) Web Services
5 3 (0.77%) OAuth
5 3 (0.77%) OpenID
5 3 (0.77%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) ADO
6 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.26%) React
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.69%) Data Centre
2 43 (11.08%) Public Cloud
3 23 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.35%) iPhone
6 13 (3.35%) User Experience
7 12 (3.09%) Smartphone
8 11 (2.84%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.06%) Blog
11 7 (1.80%) CMDB
11 7 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.80%) Legacy Systems
11 7 (1.80%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.55%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.03%) FMCG
13 4 (1.03%) NHS
13 4 (1.03%) Online Banking
13 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 387 (99.74%) Windows
2 179 (46.13%) Windows Server
3 51 (13.14%) Windows 7
4 50 (12.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 46 (11.86%) Windows Server 2019
6 36 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.70%) Apple iOS
8 24 (6.19%) Linux
9 23 (5.93%) Android
10 17 (4.38%) Mac OS
11 14 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (2.84%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.58%) CentOS
13 10 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.52%) Unix
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.26%) SUSE
16 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.85%) Presales
2 66 (17.01%) ITIL
3 51 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 45 (11.60%) Requirements Gathering
6 42 (10.82%) Migration
7 34 (8.76%) Application Packaging
8 31 (7.99%) Mobile Device Management
9 23 (5.93%) Service Management
10 21 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (4.90%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (4.38%) Asset Management
13 17 (4.38%) Problem Management
13 17 (4.38%) Project Management
13 17 (4.38%) Time Management
14 16 (4.12%) Patch Management
14 16 (4.12%) Project Delivery
15 15 (3.87%) Incident Management
15 15 (3.87%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.49%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.90%) SQL
3 3 (0.77%) VB
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) Go
4 1 (0.26%) Korn
4 1 (0.26%) Python
4 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (19.33%) Security Cleared
2 72 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.12%) MCSE
5 15 (3.87%) Degree
6 14 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.29%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.03%) MCSA
10 3 (0.77%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.77%) HP APS
10 3 (0.77%) MCDST
10 3 (0.77%) MCP
10 3 (0.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.52%) MOS
11 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.34%) SLA
2 13 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.55%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.03%) GDPR
6 4 (1.03%) PMO
6 4 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 286 (73.71%) Active Directory
2 56 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (10.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 36 (9.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.09%) vSphere
6 10 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.32%) BitLocker
7 9 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.29%) XenApp
9 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.77%) Firmware
11 2 (0.52%) Docker
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 146 (37.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 134 (34.54%) SCCM
3 17 (4.38%) AirWatch
3 17 (4.38%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (2.06%) Terraform
5 7 (1.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.03%) WSUS
9 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.77%) Puppet
9 3 (0.77%) SafeCom
9 3 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.52%) cPanel
10 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.26%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 286 (73.71%) Microsoft
2 96 (24.74%) VMware
3 54 (13.92%) Citrix
4 43 (11.08%) Cisco
5 33 (8.51%) Apple
6 32 (8.25%) HP
7 18 (4.64%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.61%) Ivanti
8 14 (3.61%) Sophos
9 13 (3.35%) Veeam
10 12 (3.09%) Dell
10 12 (3.09%) Juniper
10 12 (3.09%) Symantec
11 11 (2.84%) Google
12 9 (2.32%) Fortinet
12 9 (2.32%) Okta
13 8 (2.06%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.80%) MobileIron
14 7 (1.80%) Toshiba
15 6 (1.55%) Bloomberg