Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.94% 13.56% 16.61%
As % of the Vendors category 23.68% 29.63% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 41
Knutsford median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £48,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -4.41%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Knutsford.

All Vendors
Knutsford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 228 54 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 37.75% 45.76% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 92 17 98
Knutsford median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -14.47% -15.56%
10th Percentile £32,050 £21,250 £16,800
90th Percentile £79,750 £65,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,638
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.95% +3.04%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 30 (55.56%) Banking
3 25 (46.30%) Windows
4 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 18 (33.33%) Advertising
7 17 (31.48%) Java
7 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 15 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 14 (25.93%) Oracle
9 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.22%) HTML
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) Android
11 11 (20.37%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) Spring
11 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
12 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.52%) Investment Banking
12 10 (18.52%) Wealth Management
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 10 (18.52%) MVC
12 10 (18.52%) User Experience
13 9 (16.67%) SDLC
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 9 (16.67%) Law
13 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 9 (16.67%) Scrum
13 9 (16.67%) jQuery
13 9 (16.67%) Google

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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) MindAlign
3 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) H.323
5 1 (1.85%) MGCP
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
5 1 (1.85%) PPP
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.56%) QlikView
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.41%) Gradle
3 4 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.56%) Xcode
5 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 34 (62.96%) Finance
2 30 (55.56%) Banking
3 18 (33.33%) Advertising
4 10 (18.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (16.67%) Law
6 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) Spring
3 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 9 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (14.81%) JSON
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 7 (12.96%) J2EE
5 7 (12.96%) REST
5 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
5 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.11%) HTML5
6 6 (11.11%) SOAP
7 5 (9.26%) .NET
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.26%) JSP
7 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.41%) EJB
8 4 (7.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) User Experience
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 8 (14.81%) Smartphone
4 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) Handset
5 4 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.41%) RIA
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.70%) BYOD
6 2 (3.70%) Contactless
6 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
6 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.85%) AS400
7 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Android
3 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.70%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) MVC
5 10 (18.52%) Wealth Management
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 9 (16.67%) SDLC
7 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 6 (11.11%) Open Source
8 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.26%) Mobile First
10 4 (7.41%) Android Development
10 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.41%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) PHP
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Ruby
6 3 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) CCNA
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Ganglia
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Google
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Tableau
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Facebook
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.85%) SAP