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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.89% 9.43% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 20.83% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £41,250 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.47% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £19,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £31,750 £43,300
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
14 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.89% 45.28% 65.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 35
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +4 4 £41,250 +37.50% 3
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) 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 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
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%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
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
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago