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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.94% 10.77% 8.97%
As % of the Vendors category 45.95% 15.56% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +120.58%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
37 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 52.11% 69.23% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 17
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +7 15 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 10 (41.67%) System Testing
2 10 (41.67%) QA
2 10 (41.67%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) Release Management
3 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 9 (37.50%) SDLC
4 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) MCSE
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) HNC
8 4 (16.67%) MOS
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
8 4 (16.67%) High Availability

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Automation Tester
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Tester
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
1 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
1 10 (41.67%) System Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 9 (37.50%) SDLC
2 9 (37.50%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) HNC
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) HND
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) MOS
3 4 (16.67%) VTSP
4 2 (8.33%) APMP
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
1 4 (16.67%) Sun
1 4 (16.67%) HP
1 4 (16.67%) EMC
1 4 (16.67%) Intel
1 4 (16.67%) Juniper
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Telerik
Livingston, West Lothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago