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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 20 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.28% 13.42% 9.47%
As % of the Vendors category 22.41% 36.36% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 18
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,375 £18,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £55,500 £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
58 55 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.94% 36.91% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 106
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,200 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) NAS
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (16.00%) CA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (32.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) DSL
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
1 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) OS/400
5 2 (8.00%) zOS
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) AAT
3 1 (4.00%) ACCA
3 1 (4.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Juniper
2 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) Apple
4 4 (16.00%) CA
4 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Reuters
7 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago