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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.99% 21.43% 15.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.07% 61.02% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 19
Average salary £32,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.63% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £30,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
27 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.88% 35.12% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £19,875
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) HP
3 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
4 15 (33.33%) MCSE
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) VMware
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
5 14 (31.11%) Change Management
6 13 (28.89%) DNS
6 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
6 13 (28.89%) SAN
6 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.89%) CSS
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) DHCP
6 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (26.67%) Dell
7 12 (26.67%) jQuery
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
8 11 (24.44%) VPN
8 11 (24.44%) MCP
8 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
9 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) DHCP
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
1 13 (28.89%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (24.44%) VPN
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
5 9 (20.00%) ADSL
5 9 (20.00%) VDSL
5 9 (20.00%) VLAN
5 9 (20.00%) NAS
6 8 (17.78%) LAN
7 7 (15.56%) Firewall
8 4 (8.89%) Network Security
8 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.67%) Broadband
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Grunt
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Cryptography Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.22%) IT Support Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) jQuery
4 7 (15.56%) Sass
4 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.56%) .NET
5 6 (13.33%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) XSLT
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) CSS3
8 1 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (2.22%) WSDL
8 1 (2.22%) WinForms
8 1 (2.22%) Java EE
8 1 (2.22%) JSON
8 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) User Experience
3 5 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (8.89%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
1 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Change Management
3 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Web Development
6 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Data Security
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Network Management
8 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (33.33%) MCSE
3 11 (24.44%) MCP
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (20.00%) CCNA
5 9 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 9 (20.00%) MCTS
5 9 (20.00%) MCITP
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.89%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
1 16 (35.56%) HP
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
4 12 (26.67%) Dell
5 9 (20.00%) Juniper
5 9 (20.00%) IBM
6 7 (15.56%) Apple
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix
8 5 (11.11%) Symantec
9 4 (8.89%) EMC
9 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.22%) Sophos