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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 15.00% 20.00% 14.04%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 38.10% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 16
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +9.48%
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
10 21 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 50.00% 52.50% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 65
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 March 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) OS/400
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) OS/400
4 1 (16.67%) OS/390
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) OWASP
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat