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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 5 19 8
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 27.71% 8.64% 13.79%
As % of the Vendors category 51.11% 21.21% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 11
Median salary £25,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.63% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 45 33 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 54.22% 40.74% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 56
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £71,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Knutsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) CRM
4 10 (30.30%) SDLC
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 8 (24.24%) Banking
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
7 7 (21.21%) MS Office
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) UML
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 7 (21.21%) IBM
7 7 (21.21%) Cognizant
7 7 (21.21%) Java EE
7 7 (21.21%) COBIT
7 7 (21.21%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
7 7 (21.21%) Open Source
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (18.18%) Spiceworks
8 6 (18.18%) iPad
8 6 (18.18%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related 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 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) InDesign
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (21.21%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 7 (21.21%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) Java EE
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) iPad
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) CRM
1 10 (30.30%) SDLC
2 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) UML
3 7 (21.21%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Cognizant
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) Spiceworks
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
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