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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.84% 12.07% -
As % of the Vendors category 17.14% 22.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
35 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 57.38% 53.45% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 11
Average salary £33,862 £41,250 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +10.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,350 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -1 4 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Xcode
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
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