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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 12.50% 3.33% 10.20%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 9.09% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £51,250 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.83% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £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
4 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.00% 36.67% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 11
Average salary £65,000 £44,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% +57.14%
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
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 17 December 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%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
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
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (12.50%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Manager
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Kindle
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%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
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%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
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%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
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%) Xamarin
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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