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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 16.67% 34.88% 9.80%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 65.22% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 43.33% 53.49% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 26
Median salary £38,750 £70,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.64% +94.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of job ads across the Livingston region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) LIMS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Information Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Delphi
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COSHH
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Telerik