The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.33% 8.33% 8.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 33.33% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £37,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -46.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston.

Academic & Professional Certification
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 6 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 16.67% 25.00% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Livingston

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Livingston.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Livingston

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds