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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 22.22% 3.45% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 8.33% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £30,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 33.33% 41.38% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 17
Average salary £65,000 £50,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.71% +31.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Kindle
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
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