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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.56% 15.50% 13.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.02% 62.50% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 24
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £18,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
59 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 35.33% 24.81% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,200 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (33.93%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) SAN
4 19 (33.93%) Citrix
5 18 (32.14%) MCITP
6 17 (30.36%) Migration
7 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.00%) MCSE
9 14 (25.00%) Change Management
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 11 (19.64%) Windows 2000
11 11 (19.64%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (17.86%) DNS
12 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.07%) Application Packaging
13 9 (16.07%) NAS
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco
13 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
13 9 (16.07%) HP
13 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.07%) Clustering
14 8 (14.29%) Replication
14 8 (14.29%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 9 (16.07%) NAS
4 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) SMTP
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) SMS
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
7 2 (3.57%) DSL
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) SSL
8 1 (1.79%) SNMP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) ATM
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) DB2
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MSI
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Coordinator
3 8 (14.29%) DBA
3 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.50%) Server Support
4 7 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 2 (3.57%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.79%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 8 (14.29%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Tandem
6 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 2000
5 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.29%) UNIX
6 7 (12.50%) VMS
7 6 (10.71%) AIX
8 5 (8.93%) zOS
8 5 (8.93%) Linux
8 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.36%) MVS
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (5.36%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.57%) OS/400
11 2 (3.57%) HPUX
11 2 (3.57%) Solaris
11 2 (3.57%) Android
11 2 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 17 (30.36%) Migration
3 14 (25.00%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.50%) Change Control
5 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Database Security
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.93%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (32.14%) MCITP
3 14 (25.00%) MCSE
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (12.50%) CCA
5 7 (12.50%) MCTS
6 3 (5.36%) MCP
6 3 (5.36%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (8.93%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (3.57%) KVM
6 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
1 5 (8.93%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Citrix
1 19 (33.93%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 7 (12.50%) Juniper
4 7 (12.50%) Symantec
4 7 (12.50%) EMC
5 5 (8.93%) McAfee
5 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) CA
6 4 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (5.36%) Sybase
7 3 (5.36%) ProCurve
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) Apple
8 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Teradata
8 2 (3.57%) Brocade
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