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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 23.08% 7.41% 10.31%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 14.29% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £36,250 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 - £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £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
15 14 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 57.69% 51.85% 63.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 30
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 £30,650 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Telerik
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Xcode
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Telerik
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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