The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.68% 16.36% 13.43%
As % of the Vendors category 28.35% 37.50% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 14
Median salary £50,000 £25,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.07% -27.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,075
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Knutsford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Knutsford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 127 24 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 44.72% 43.64% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 44
Median salary £50,000 £25,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.07% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £22,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Knutsford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Knutsford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Knutsford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
2 22 (37.93%) .NET
3 19 (32.76%) SDLC
4 18 (31.03%) Oracle
4 18 (31.03%) Windows
5 16 (27.59%) SQL
6 15 (25.86%) Process Improvement
7 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.41%) ITIL
9 12 (20.69%) HTML
9 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
10 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (18.97%) C#
10 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.97%) CRM
10 11 (18.97%) Open Source
11 10 (17.24%) jQuery
11 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 10 (17.24%) VB
12 9 (15.52%) IBM
12 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.52%) Web Development
13 8 (13.79%) COBIT
13 8 (13.79%) Java EE
13 8 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (13.79%) TOGAF

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) MindAlign
3 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.72%) InDesign
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Essbase
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.72%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Advertising
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
5 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Architect
2 11 (18.97%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Web Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
5 6 (10.34%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior .NET Web Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) HTML
3 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.24%) jQuery
5 8 (13.79%) Java EE
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
7 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) J2EE
7 2 (3.45%) JMS
7 2 (3.45%) Spring
7 2 (3.45%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.45%) WinForms
7 2 (3.45%) WPF
7 2 (3.45%) XMPP
8 1 (1.72%) CSS3
8 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.72%) REST
8 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) iPad
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.17%) Handset
5 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.45%) Contactless
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Android
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) SDLC
2 15 (25.86%) Process Improvement
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 11 (18.97%) CRM
5 11 (18.97%) Open Source
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.52%) Web Development
7 8 (13.79%) SOA
7 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
7 8 (13.79%) UML
7 8 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (12.07%) Web Design
9 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.34%) Scrum
9 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.34%) Service Management
10 5 (8.62%) Business Development
10 5 (8.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) VB
5 6 (10.34%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) VBScript
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Jython
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) COBIT
2 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) KVM
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) IBM
3 8 (13.79%) Cognizant
4 4 (6.90%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Spiceworks
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) CA
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) Perforce
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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