The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 16 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.16% 4.40% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.00% 25.81% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £34,500 £18,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.63% 17.03% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 38
Average salary £34,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% -8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Cheshire

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 25 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Citrix
2 15 (68.18%) MCITP
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (63.64%) Migration
3 14 (63.64%) MCSE
4 13 (59.09%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) Application Packaging
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
8 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) MSI
9 6 (27.27%) SAN
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
11 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) Dell
11 4 (18.18%) Apple
11 4 (18.18%) CCA
11 4 (18.18%) LAN
11 4 (18.18%) SMS
11 4 (18.18%) WAN
11 4 (18.18%) VMS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) SMS
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Coordinator
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Server Support
3 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
4 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
5 4 (18.18%) VMS
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) zOS
6 3 (13.64%) MVS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows NT
6 3 (13.64%) AIX
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Migration
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) MCITP
2 14 (63.64%) MCSE
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCTS
4 4 (18.18%) CCA
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Citrix
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 4 (18.18%) ProCurve
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) CA