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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 22 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.17% 2.36% 12.92%
As % of the Vendors category 25.88% 5.45% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 23
Average salary £32,500 £25,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% -42.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,150 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £32,350 £50,000
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
85 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 43.15% 43.31% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 71 51 84
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (36.36%) SQL
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Data Transformation
5 8 (24.24%) SLA
5 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (24.24%) ETL
6 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Dell
6 7 (21.21%) Informatica
6 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Teradata
7 6 (18.18%) E-Learning
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) NAS
7 6 (18.18%) SAN
7 6 (18.18%) EMC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Lync
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
1 6 (18.18%) NAS
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Trainer
2 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) E-Learning
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
1 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (24.24%) Data Transformation
2 8 (24.24%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Business Development
5 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.06%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) AAT
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) HP
1 7 (21.21%) Dell
1 7 (21.21%) Informatica
1 7 (21.21%) Teradata
2 6 (18.18%) EMC
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) CA
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