The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 32.08% 15.94% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 62.96% 35.48% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 50.94% 44.93% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 19
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Microsoft
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 within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 -3 8 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (52.00%) Windows
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) MS Office
6 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.00%) WCF
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (16.00%) Degree

Microsoft
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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (32.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) XSLT
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) LIMS
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
2 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) OOD
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Delphi
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) COSHH
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
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Computer Futures
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Posted: 20 days ago