The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Lothian region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.23% 8.84% 9.57%
As % of the Vendors category 12.24% 12.50% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £38,750 £52,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% +121.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £52,500 £16,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 104 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 59.04% 70.75% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £35,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston +11 3 £28,750 -45.23%
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Xcode
3 2 (33.33%) Telerik
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Novell
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) VMware