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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.33% 1.08% 11.76%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 2.27% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 - £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 - £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
14 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 46.67% 47.31% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 5
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 6 £40,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
5 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) CSS

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) XSLT
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source Development
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco