The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.19% 7.25% 20.11%
As % of the Vendors category 39.58% 19.61% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 34
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -45.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,800 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 33.33% 36.96% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 65
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £28,700 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Knutsford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Microsoft 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.

1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
3 16 (35.56%) Marketing
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) MS Office
6 12 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
7 11 (24.44%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) ITIL
8 10 (22.22%) Photoshop
8 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (22.22%) Social Media
8 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.00%) HP
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
11 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
11 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (15.56%) ETL
11 7 (15.56%) SLA
11 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.56%) VMware
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (13.33%) Analytics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS Office
3 10 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 10 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.67%) Broadband
3 3 (6.67%) Intranet
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP
6 1 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) PPC Specialist
2 6 (13.33%) PPC Manager
2 6 (13.33%) PPC Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) PPC Executive
3 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.22%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Support
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) XSLT
2 3 (6.67%) Ajax
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.67%) jQuery
2 3 (6.67%) CAML
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) CSS
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Social Media
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
2 10 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.33%) Marketing Management
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Pay per click
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) Search Engine Marketing
4 6 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (13.33%) B2B
4 6 (13.33%) B2C
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) SEO
4 6 (13.33%) Logistics
4 6 (13.33%) Campaign Management
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.89%) vCloud
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Google
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Symantec
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) Dell
5 4 (8.89%) EMC
5 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
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