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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.84% - 14.44%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% - 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £42,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 - £45,000
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
25 16 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 49.02% 28.07% 65.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 38
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,157 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 3 £42,500 - 2
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) COM
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Kindle
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
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