The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 21 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.23% - 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £33,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 West Lothian.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 7 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 28.17% 12.50% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
Median salary £37,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in West Lothian

Microsoft Certification
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 Certification within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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 - 2 £33,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Microsoft Certification
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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft