Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.12% 1.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% +10.29%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 28.09% 14.12% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 21
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £41,300 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.05% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Optimisation

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft