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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 0.57% 0.51% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 2.38% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
24 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.79% 21.32% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 17
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) MCITP
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Change Management
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000
4 8 (57.14%) Change Control
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) MCTS
5 7 (50.00%) CCA
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (50.00%) VMS
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Server Support
2 8 (57.14%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Server Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 2000
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) VMS
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) MCITP
2 8 (57.14%) MCTS
3 7 (50.00%) CCA
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco