The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 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 Vendors for the Rugby region.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 10.39% 48.98% 12.05%
As % of the Vendors category 20.51% 58.54% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 9
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 50.65% 83.67% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 36
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Warwickshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Rugby

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Rugby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby region citing Microsoft 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.

1 12 (63.16%) SQL
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) Classic ASP
4 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (31.58%) MCITP
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
5 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 5 (26.32%) SAP
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Rugby region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Web Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) Classic ASP
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.26%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.26%) EMC Centera
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) DSDM
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCITP
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
5 2 (10.53%) NCDA
6 1 (5.26%) NCIE
6 1 (5.26%) VCAP
6 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
6 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Veeam
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Isilon
5 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + executive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago