The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.97% 9.36% 17.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.85% 64.00% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 39
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,300 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 25 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 27.17% 14.62% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 65
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Knutsford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Knutsford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 29 (39.19%) UNIX
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (29.73%) ITIL
5 20 (27.03%) IBM
6 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
7 18 (24.32%) Change Management
8 16 (21.62%) SAN
8 16 (21.62%) Middleware
9 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (20.27%) SQL
9 15 (20.27%) Linux
10 14 (18.92%) Mainframe
10 14 (18.92%) Citrix
10 14 (18.92%) Problem Management
11 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 12 (16.22%) Oracle
11 12 (16.22%) VMware
12 11 (14.86%) Tandem
12 11 (14.86%) MCITP
12 11 (14.86%) DB2
12 11 (14.86%) AIX
12 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
12 11 (14.86%) NAS
12 11 (14.86%) Change Control
12 11 (14.86%) IBM Mainframe
13 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (13.51%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.11%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) Lync
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) SAN
2 11 (14.86%) NAS
3 10 (13.51%) Internet
4 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.16%) DNS
5 5 (6.76%) SMTP
6 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
6 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) SSL
8 2 (2.70%) SNMP
8 2 (2.70%) Firewall
8 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) DB2
3 8 (10.81%) MySQL
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Designer
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Architect
3 11 (14.86%) Server Support
3 11 (14.86%) Server Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Server Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Designer
4 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) SQL DBA
5 8 (10.81%) DBA
5 8 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.41%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Middleware
2 5 (6.76%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.05%) ISPF
4 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Mainframe
2 11 (14.86%) Tandem
2 11 (14.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (13.51%) Clustering
4 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.76%) Replication
6 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.70%) PKI
9 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.35%) iPhone
9 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) UNIX
2 26 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (20.27%) Linux
4 11 (14.86%) AIX
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 2000
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.16%) VMS
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 18 (24.32%) Change Management
3 14 (18.92%) Problem Management
4 11 (14.86%) Change Control
5 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.81%) Quality Management
6 8 (10.81%) Time Management
7 7 (9.46%) Migration
8 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.76%) Database Security
9 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.41%) Information Security
10 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Performance Improvement
12 2 (2.70%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.05%) JCL
7 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) MCITP
3 8 (10.81%) MCTS
4 7 (9.46%) CCA
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.05%) MCSE
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.76%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) Snort
6 2 (2.70%) Firmware
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) IBM
2 14 (18.92%) Citrix
3 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Symantec
4 7 (9.46%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Dell
5 6 (8.11%) EMC
6 5 (6.76%) Juniper
7 4 (5.41%) McAfee
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.05%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.05%) Sybase
8 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.05%) Apple
9 2 (2.70%) Sophos
9 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (1.35%) IronPort
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