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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.34% 15.75% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 24.00% 29.87% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £42,750 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
25 77 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 43.10% 52.74% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 29
Median salary £38,250 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £75,000 £41,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of job ads across the Knutsford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) NAS
7 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) IIS
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
8 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (30.77%) Time Management
8 8 (30.77%) Android
8 8 (30.77%) Software Licensing
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Symantec
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
10 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Apple
10 5 (19.23%) Thin Client
10 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) NAS
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) Broadband
5 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Technical Support
2 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 9 (34.62%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Fat Client
2 5 (19.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Android
4 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Software Licensing
2 8 (30.77%) Time Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Code Coverage
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Symantec
2 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 5 (19.23%) Sophos
3 3 (11.54%) Cognizant
4 2 (7.69%) GFI Software
4 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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