Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 144 173
Rank change year-on-year -95 +29 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 330 90 129
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.28% 1.67% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 8.17% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 238 83 82
10th Percentile £25,425 £20,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £28,063 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.47% -24.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £60,525 £60,000 £78,438
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.05% -3.08%

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 4,306 1,102 1,476
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.72% 20.40% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,470 993 1,310
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,550 £35,745
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -12.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £87,500
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 18 September 2021.

Windows 10 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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.

1 329 (99.70%) Windows
2 268 (81.21%) Microsoft 365
3 249 (75.45%) Active Directory
4 239 (72.42%) Microsoft
5 179 (54.24%) Azure
6 167 (50.61%) Windows Server
7 140 (42.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 105 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 104 (31.52%) SCCM
10 85 (25.76%) Finance
11 81 (24.55%) VPN
12 74 (22.42%) SharePoint
13 68 (20.61%) VMware
14 66 (20.00%) Presales
15 60 (18.18%) Social Skills
16 59 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (15.15%) PowerShell
18 50 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 49 (14.85%) SC Cleared
19 49 (14.85%) Security Cleared
19 49 (14.85%) SQL Server
20 48 (14.55%) Firewall
20 48 (14.55%) Windows 7
20 48 (14.55%) Data Centre
21 47 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 46 (13.94%) ITIL
23 45 (13.64%) Public Cloud
24 44 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
24 44 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering

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 74 (22.42%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.88%) IIS
3 18 (5.45%) CMS
4 14 (4.24%) Confluence
4 14 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.33%) WordPress
6 7 (2.12%) nginx
7 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.82%) InDesign
2 6 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Sage 200
2 6 (1.82%) Shopify
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) AlphaBridge
4 2 (0.61%) Alphatax
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.61%) Farmplan
4 2 (0.61%) KEYPrime
5 1 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.30%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 268 (81.21%) Microsoft 365
2 179 (54.24%) Azure
3 105 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (10.91%) OneDrive
5 31 (9.39%) SaaS
6 30 (9.09%) IaaS
7 22 (6.67%) PaaS
8 18 (5.45%) AWS
9 16 (4.85%) Mimecast
10 12 (3.64%) Power Platform
11 10 (3.03%) PowerApps
12 7 (2.12%) GitHub
13 6 (1.82%) Cloudflare
14 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.52%) Power Automate
15 4 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.91%) GCP
17 2 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
17 2 (0.61%) ShareGate
18 1 (0.30%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.55%) VPN
2 48 (14.55%) Firewall
3 43 (13.03%) Unified Communications
4 41 (12.42%) DNS
5 39 (11.82%) DHCP
6 35 (10.61%) TCP/IP
7 19 (5.76%) VLAN
8 16 (4.85%) VoIP
9 14 (4.24%) LAN
9 14 (4.24%) WAN
10 13 (3.94%) SAN
10 13 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (3.33%) IPsec
11 11 (3.33%) SSL
12 9 (2.73%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (1.82%) IP Telephony
16 4 (1.21%) Internet
17 3 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.52%) Redis
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.91%) Power BI
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.61%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (4.24%) JIRA
2 13 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.82%) Cactus
3 6 (1.82%) gulp
3 6 (1.82%) webpack
4 5 (1.52%) Moq
4 5 (1.52%) NUnit
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.61%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.61%) GitLab
6 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.61%) Rational Quality Manager
7 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 85 (25.76%) Finance
2 60 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 20 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.85%) Law
5 12 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (3.64%) Retail
6 11 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.03%) Documentation Skills
7 10 (3.03%) Legal
8 7 (2.12%) Marketing
9 6 (1.82%) Advertising
9 6 (1.82%) Banking
10 5 (1.52%) German Language
10 5 (1.52%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.21%) French Language
11 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.61%) Avionics
12 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (18.18%) Consultant
2 55 (16.67%) Analyst
3 48 (14.55%) Technical Consultant
4 45 (13.64%) IT Support
5 43 (13.03%) Cloud Consultant
6 36 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (10.91%) IT Engineer
7 32 (9.70%) IT Analyst
8 31 (9.39%) Support Engineer
9 27 (8.18%) Support Analyst
10 22 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
11 20 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (6.06%) Architect
11 20 (6.06%) IT Manager
12 19 (5.76%) Technical Support
13 17 (5.15%) Service Analyst
14 16 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 15 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
16 14 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
17 13 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.73%) HTML
1 9 (2.73%) JSON
1 9 (2.73%) XML
2 8 (2.42%) Ajax
2 8 (2.42%) jQuery
3 7 (2.12%) CSS
4 6 (1.82%) .NET
4 6 (1.82%) Laravel
4 6 (1.82%) Node.js
4 6 (1.82%) PHP-FPM
4 6 (1.82%) Sass
4 6 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.52%) COM
5 5 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.21%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.91%) OAuth
7 3 (0.91%) OpenID
7 3 (0.91%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 45 (13.64%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.85%) User Experience
4 14 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.33%) iPhone
6 10 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.82%) Blog
8 6 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.52%) iPad
9 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.52%) Wiki
10 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.21%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.91%) BYOD
11 3 (0.91%) Clustering
12 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.30%) CMDB
13 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 329 (99.70%) Windows
2 167 (50.61%) Windows Server
3 50 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 37 (11.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 33 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 30 (9.09%) Android
8 29 (8.79%) Apple iOS
9 21 (6.36%) Linux
10 15 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (4.24%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.03%) Mac OS
12 10 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.12%) CentOS
13 7 (2.12%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.21%) SUSE
16 3 (0.91%) Debian
16 3 (0.91%) Unix
16 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.00%) Presales
2 47 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (13.94%) ITIL
4 44 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
5 31 (9.39%) Project Management
6 29 (8.79%) Migration
7 23 (6.97%) Project Delivery
8 22 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (6.67%) DevOps
9 21 (6.36%) Service Management
10 20 (6.06%) Service Delivery
11 17 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
12 16 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.85%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.85%) Problem Management
12 16 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (4.24%) IT Strategy
13 14 (4.24%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.94%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 35 (10.61%) SQL
3 11 (3.33%) Python
4 8 (2.42%) C#
4 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.82%) PHP
6 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.91%) Go
7 3 (0.91%) Ruby
7 3 (0.91%) VB
8 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.61%) Groovy
8 2 (0.61%) Java
8 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.61%) X++
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (14.85%) SC Cleared
1 49 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.73%) MCSE
4 6 (1.82%) Degree
5 4 (1.21%) MCDST
5 4 (1.21%) MCSA
6 3 (0.91%) CISA
6 3 (0.91%) CISSP
6 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.91%) MCP
7 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.61%) CRISC
7 2 (0.61%) MCITP
7 2 (0.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.30%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.30%) ISSEP
8 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.39%) SLA
2 23 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.82%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.21%) NIST
7 3 (0.91%) QA
8 2 (0.61%) COBIT
8 2 (0.61%) PMO
9 1 (0.30%) SOC 2
System Software
1 249 (75.45%) Active Directory
2 57 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (6.67%) vSphere
5 21 (6.36%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.73%) Docker
7 5 (1.52%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.91%) vCloud
8 3 (0.91%) XenApp
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 140 (42.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 104 (31.52%) SCCM
3 15 (4.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 10 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.21%) Ansible
7 4 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.21%) WSUS
8 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.91%) SafeCom
8 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.61%) Puppet
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 239 (72.42%) Microsoft
2 68 (20.61%) VMware
3 28 (8.48%) Apple
3 28 (8.48%) Sophos
4 23 (6.97%) Citrix
5 22 (6.67%) Cisco
6 20 (6.06%) ServiceNow
7 14 (4.24%) HP
7 14 (4.24%) Sage
8 11 (3.33%) Dell
8 11 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 11 (3.33%) Sitecore
9 10 (3.03%) Google
10 8 (2.42%) Adobe
10 8 (2.42%) iManage
10 8 (2.42%) Symantec
11 7 (2.12%) Toshiba
12 6 (1.82%) Ivanti
13 5 (1.52%) Facebook
13 5 (1.52%) Zscaler