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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.75% 15.04% 13.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.07% 77.27% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 21
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £19,875 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
58 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 30.21% 19.47% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 32
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) ITIL
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (33.33%) SAN
4 19 (33.33%) Citrix
5 18 (31.58%) VMware
5 18 (31.58%) MCITP
6 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
7 16 (28.07%) Migration
8 15 (26.32%) Change Management
8 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (24.56%) MCSE
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.81%) SQL
10 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.30%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000
11 11 (19.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.54%) DNS
12 10 (17.54%) NAS
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) Application Packaging
13 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
13 9 (15.79%) Clustering
14 8 (14.04%) Replication
14 8 (14.04%) UNIX
14 8 (14.04%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) IIS
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.51%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) NAS
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) LAN
4 4 (7.02%) SMS
4 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 4 (7.02%) SMTP
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) SNMP
5 2 (3.51%) DSL
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) DB2
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MSI
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Coordinator
3 8 (14.04%) DBA
3 8 (14.04%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.28%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Server Support
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Application Packaging
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.75%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Tandem
6 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000
5 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.04%) UNIX
6 7 (12.28%) VMS
7 6 (10.53%) Linux
8 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.77%) AIX
9 4 (7.02%) zOS
9 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.26%) MVS
10 3 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (5.26%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.51%) Android
11 2 (3.51%) CentOS
11 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) ITIL
2 16 (28.07%) Migration
3 15 (26.32%) Change Management
4 7 (12.28%) Change Control
4 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Database Security
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (31.58%) MCITP
3 14 (24.56%) MCSE
4 11 (19.30%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (12.28%) CCA
5 7 (12.28%) MCTS
6 3 (5.26%) MCP
6 3 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.77%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) KVM
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Citrix
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.04%) HP
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) Dell
5 7 (12.28%) EMC
5 7 (12.28%) Symantec
6 6 (10.53%) Juniper
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) McAfee
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 3 (5.26%) CA
8 3 (5.26%) Sybase
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.51%) Teradata
9 2 (3.51%) Sophos
10 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
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