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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 20.00% 4.65% 22.09%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 9.52% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,750 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,750 £48,750
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
14 21 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 46.67% 48.84% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 27
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,400 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) COM
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Kindle
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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