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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 17.39% 10.87% 10.87%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 17.86% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £34,250 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 - £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,850 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
13 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 56.52% 60.87% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 32
Average salary £33,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £35,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
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
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Xcode
4 3 (33.33%) Telerik
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Lync
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
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
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
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