The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Vendors for the Knutsford region.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 12 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.09% 20.11% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 22.64% 52.94% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 14
Average salary £31,500 £53,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.12% +34.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £18,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 68 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 40.15% 37.99% 59.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 120
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £22,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) IIS
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) EMC
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 5 (23.81%) Dell
6 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (19.05%) CA
7 4 (19.05%) Apple

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) DSL
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Support
4 1 (4.76%) BlackBerry Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) FlexPod
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) OS/400
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) zOS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (9.52%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) OOD
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) CIMA
3 1 (4.76%) AAT
3 1 (4.76%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) KVM
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) CA
4 4 (19.05%) Apple
4 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Reuters
7 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
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