The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 25 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.59% 9.72% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.21% 58.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +91.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.90% 16.67% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 30
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £34,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Knutsford region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Knutsford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) MCSE
2 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) HP
4 15 (75.00%) DNS
4 15 (75.00%) SAN
4 15 (75.00%) DHCP
5 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (65.00%) VPN
6 13 (65.00%) MCP
6 13 (65.00%) Change Management
6 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
7 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (60.00%) Cisco
8 11 (55.00%) IBM
8 11 (55.00%) Dell
8 11 (55.00%) Juniper
8 11 (55.00%) CCNA
8 11 (55.00%) ADSL
8 11 (55.00%) NAS
8 11 (55.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DHCP
1 15 (75.00%) DNS
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) ADSL
4 11 (55.00%) VDSL
4 11 (55.00%) VLAN
4 11 (55.00%) NAS
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (15.00%) Broadband
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Change Management
2 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (55.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) MCSE
2 13 (65.00%) MCP
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) JNCIA
4 11 (55.00%) MCTS
4 11 (55.00%) MCITP
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
4 11 (55.00%) Dell
4 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Symantec
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
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