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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.81% 7.23% 9.27%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 12.24% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -26.19%
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
28 49 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 51.85% 59.04% 70.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 43
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 8 £37,500 +30.43% 5
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
2 3 (27.27%) System Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCDST
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
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
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago