The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 26.32% 1.75% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 62.50% 4.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 - £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 - £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Microsoft
West Lothian

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

Vendors Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 42.11% 43.86% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 3
Median salary £32,250 £34,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.14% -47.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £33,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of job ads across the Livingston region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Delphi
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory