The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 8.33% 3.03% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 12.50% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
West Lothian

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

Qualifications Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 33.33% 24.24% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £70,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Livingston

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 5 (100.00%) HNC
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) MOS
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Intel
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HND
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) VTSP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) HNC
2 4 (80.00%) HND
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MOS
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VTSP
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Intel
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM