The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Livingston 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 5.17% 10.32% 9.68%
As % of the Vendors category 8.57% 15.12% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £28,750 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.23% +90.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £52,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £52,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 86 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 60.34% 68.25% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 37
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,600 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £55,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Livingston

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Novell
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Novell
1 1 (33.33%) VMware