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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 15.38% 7.69% 10.40%
As % of the Vendors category 25.81% 11.76% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £38,750 £22,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.15% -51.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £18,050 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,450 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
31 34 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 59.62% 65.38% 69.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 48
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +6 6 £36,250 - 3
Linlithgow - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Xcode
5 4 (28.57%) Telerik
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Telerik
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
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