The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 6.12% 8.70% 16.46%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 25.00% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £30,000 £65,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.84% +136.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Warwickshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rugby region.

Vendors Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 44.90% 34.78% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 24
Average salary £31,000 £60,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.33% +155.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) NetScreen
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) NetScreen
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) OOD
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus