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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.93% 10.84% 6.32%
As % of the Vendors category 32.91% 22.50% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 10
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
79 40 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 54.48% 48.19% 63.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 109
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,375 £39,600 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (59.38%) Marketing
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) MS Office
4 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
5 10 (31.25%) Photoshop
5 10 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 10 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (31.25%) Social Media
6 9 (28.13%) Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) Campaign Management
6 9 (28.13%) SEO
6 9 (28.13%) Google
6 9 (28.13%) Pay per click
6 9 (28.13%) Marketing Management
6 9 (28.13%) Google Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (28.13%) Logistics
6 9 (28.13%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (28.13%) Search Engine Marketing
6 9 (28.13%) B2B
6 9 (28.13%) B2C
7 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.88%) ERP
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 10 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (31.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 19 (59.38%) Marketing
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) PPC Specialist
1 9 (28.13%) PPC Manager
1 9 (28.13%) PPC Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) PPC Executive
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) SEO
1 9 (28.13%) Logistics
1 9 (28.13%) Strategic Planning
1 9 (28.13%) Pay per click
1 9 (28.13%) Search Engine Marketing
1 9 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (28.13%) B2B
1 9 (28.13%) B2C
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing Management
1 9 (28.13%) Analytics
1 9 (28.13%) Campaign Management
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) ERP
3 7 (21.88%) Time Management
3 7 (21.88%) QMS
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Google
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
Knutsford
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Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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First Recruitment Group
Posted: 17 days ago