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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.08% 19.12% 13.21%
As % of the Vendors category 56.52% 38.24% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 5
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £34,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +2.66%
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
23 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.92% 50.00% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 23
Median salary £23,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £54,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -4 4 £28,500 -34.85% 2
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Vista
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Delphi
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (11.11%) Banking

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) LIMS
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Vista
2 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Management
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Delphi
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COSHH
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago