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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 36.59% 9.62% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 65.22% 16.13% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
23 31 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 56.10% 59.62% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 22
Average salary £70,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (38.10%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) IIS
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Release Management
4 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) HNC
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) High Availability
7 4 (19.05%) VTSP
7 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior QA Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Security Testing
2 8 (38.10%) System Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Release Management
3 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) HNC
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) VTSP
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) MOS
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
1 4 (19.05%) Sun
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) EMC
1 4 (19.05%) Intel
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Telerik
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago