The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.00% 10.77% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 30.43% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 35.38% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +141.37%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Lothian region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +4 2 £37,500 -46.42%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) LIMS
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) COSHH
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) LIMS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COSHH
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware