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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.34% 4.00% 15.57%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 9.68% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,750 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,750 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
30 31 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 51.72% 41.33% 73.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 6 £40,000 +39.13% 6
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum 30 Days holiday inc Bank Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
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SMA Vehicle Remarketing
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago