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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 20.69% 11.11% 12.77%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 15.22% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £36,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 - £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
16 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 55.17% 73.02% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 37
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
West Lothian

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Xcode
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Telerik
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Novell
6 1 (11.11%) Firmware
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Novell
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago