The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Rugby region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 2.60% 5.45% 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 18.75% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Average salary - £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 38.96% 29.09% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,080 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,200 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Rugby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Rugby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Rugby region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Rugby

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam