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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.00% 5.56% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 22.58% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
40 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.00% 24.60% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 18
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) MCITP
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 2000
7 8 (42.11%) Change Management
7 8 (42.11%) MCTS
7 8 (42.11%) Change Control
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
8 7 (36.84%) MCSE
8 7 (36.84%) VMS
8 7 (36.84%) CCA
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 5 (26.32%) Application Packaging
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
11 4 (21.05%) LAN
11 4 (21.05%) WAN
11 4 (21.05%) DHCP
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
1 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Server Support
2 8 (42.11%) Server Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Coordinator
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 2000
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) VMS
6 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.26%) zOS
8 1 (5.26%) MVS
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
8 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCITP
2 8 (42.11%) MCTS
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) CCA
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.26%) CA