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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.81% 5.26% 11.02%
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 8.57% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -45.23%
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
12 35 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 38.71% 61.40% 67.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 29
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Livingston

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
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
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago