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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.94% 9.73% 9.94%
As % of the Vendors category 26.58% 28.21% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 17
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 39 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 41.15% 34.51% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 84
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (38.24%) Windows
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (23.53%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (20.59%) Dell
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) SAN
5 7 (20.59%) IIS
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) Juniper
6 6 (17.65%) NAS
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
7 5 (14.71%) SLA
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.71%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) NAS
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) SNMP
4 2 (5.88%) DSL
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
1 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Trainer
1 5 (14.71%) Developer
1 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
2 4 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) E-Learning
2 4 (11.76%) Learning Management System
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) OS/400
6 1 (2.94%) zOS
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
1 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
2 5 (14.71%) ETL
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) OOD
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development
6 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) AAT
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ACCA
3 1 (2.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 7 (20.59%) Dell
2 7 (20.59%) EMC
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) Informatica
5 4 (11.76%) Teradata
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) ProCurve
6 3 (8.82%) CA
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
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