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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.22% 1.61% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 7.69% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
28 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.36% 20.97% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £70,000 £29,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.37% -33.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 4 £70,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HNC
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) HND
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Intel
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) MOS
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
1 4 (57.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) HNC
2 4 (57.14%) HND
2 4 (57.14%) VTSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MOS
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) APMP
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) IBM